The Los Angeles Times reported that a Hollywood Hills home owned by the late jazz musician George Duke was up for sale with Rodeo Realty’s Peter Maurice and Tregg Rustad. The two-story home is currently in escrow. The traditional home is a classic center hall plan with narrow plank hardwood floors, stout plaster walls and sun-filled public spaces, including living room, large eat-in kitchen, and den, all opening to grassy yard and secluded pool. There are 3 or 4 bedrooms (den is convertible 4th bedroom), 4 baths, including 2 master suites, guest bedroom/bath, office, and large family room/media room with fireplace, formal dining room and prohibition style bar.
George Duke was a legendary jazz musician who made 30 solo albums and collaborated with such musicians as Al Jarreau, Stevie Wonder and Frank Zappa. His songs continue to be sampled frequently.