Cool (George Duke album)

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Studio album by
LabelWarner Bros. Records
ProducerGeorge Duke
George Duke chronology
After Hours
In a Mellow Tone

Cool is a studio album by American keyboardist George Duke. The album reached No. 10 on the Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart and No. 11 on the Billboard Top Jazz Albums chart.[1][2][3]


Artists such as Flora Purim, Howard Hewett, Everette Harp, Philip Bailey, Paul Jackson Jr., Lynn Davis and Robert Brookins appeared upon the album.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[4]

The album was Grammy nominated in the category of Best Traditional R&B Vocal Album.[5]


1."Marin City"George Duke5:20
2."Wake Up, Smell The Coffee"George Duke4:42
3."She's Amazing"George Duke4:43
4."If You Will"George Duke5:03
5."Never Be Another"George Duke4:37
6."Ancient Source"George Duke6:00
7."Only You Understand"George Duke4:17
8."If He Ain't Mr. Right (Then He's Mr. Wrong)"George Duke5:30
9."Sexy Cool"George Duke4:56
10."All About You"George Duke3:48
11."Whatever It Takes"George Duke3:43
12."The Times We've Known"George Duke, Herbert Kretzmer6:21
13."At A Glance"George Duke7:15



  1. ^ a b c George Duke: Cool. Warner Bros. Records. 2000.
  2. ^ "George Duke: Cool (Top Contemporary Jazz Albums)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "George Duke: Cool (Top Jazz Albums)". Billboard.
  4. ^ Edelstein, Paula. "George Duke: Cool". Allmusic.
  5. ^ "George Duke". The Recording Academy.