Feel (George Duke album)

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Feel
George Duke- Feel.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 28, 1974
RecordedMay, 1974
StudioParamount Studios (Hollywood, CA)
Genre
Length41:36
Label
ProducerBaldhard G. Falk
George Duke chronology
Faces in Reflection
(1974)
Feel
(1974)
The Aura Will Prevail
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Feel is the fifth studio album by American keyboardist George Duke released on October 28, 1974 through MPS Records.[2] The album reached No. 17 on the Billboard Top Jazz Albums chart.[3]

Overview[edit]

George Duke began experimenting with synthesizer orchestration on this album, which is considered the beginning of his unique style.[4] The album also features contributions from Flora Purim, Frank Zappa, John Heard, Airto Moreira and Leon "Ndugu" Chancler.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by George Duke, except for track 3 written by Leon Chancler.

No.TitleLength
1."Funny Funk"5:18
2."Love"6:06
3."The Once Over"4:41
4."Feel"5:40
5."Cora Jobege"3:50
6."Old Slippers"5:41
7."Theme from the Opera "Tzina""2:00
8."Yana Aminah"4:33
9."Rashid"3:36
10."Statement"1:15
Total length:41:36

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
position
Billboard Top Jazz Albums 17[3]
Billboard 200 141

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elias, Jason. "Feel – George Duke". AllMusic. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  2. ^ George Duke: Feel. MPS Records. October 1974.
  3. ^ a b Billboard's Best Selling Jazz LPs. 87. Billboard. January 11, 1975. p. 16.
  4. ^ "Feel - George Duke | Somehowjazz". somehowjazz.com. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.

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