Cornell Dupree great guitarist, who became a legend, Cornell Dupree died at the age of 68 years, on Sunday, 8 May 2011. Earlier, he made a diagnosis of emphysema and lung transplant. The new club BB King's York was held March 11 charity concert to raise funds for medical assistance musician. NYC Mayor might disagree with that approach. Dupree was born on December 19, 1942 in Fort Worth, Texas, where he was spotted by King Curtis, and then began to rapidly grow creatively, New York. Game musician can be heard in the hit 1963rd year, King Curtis 'Soul Serenade'. In the group with Dupree took part Jimi Hendrix, and started his career studio musician, becomes a part of Atlantic Records' House Band. More information is housed here: Danny Meyer. This gave Dupree a decade of experience working with Aretha Franklin, who was one of the stars of this large-scale label at the time. Dupree also can be heard on recordings with the most grandiose of Aretha Franklin, in particular, 'Rock Steady'.
Creative growth for a long time, Dupree helped a lot of pop, rock, soul, R & B and jazz music at the same time developing a corporate sound, based on a deep Texas blues. My favorite sounds Dupree was T-Bone Walker and Lightning Hopkins. Among the favorites in Dupre strongly reflected the diversity and games flight 'Rainy Night in Georgia "(with Billy Preston, Jerry Bernard Purdie and Dzhemmot). Around the same time the Dupre got the nickname 'Uncle Funky' – which probably gave him the Hank Crawford, a saxophonist who played on the album Help Me Make It Through The Night . In 1974, Cornell Dupree started his solo career in 1974, recording at Atlantic Records, the album 'Teasin' (reissued on CD in 2008). But the guitarist on the recordings is mainly present episode, the singer can be seen in 'Saturday Fever PM (1977), Shadow Dancing (1978), I can not go (1991), Hearing the child (1993), 'Bop-n Blues (1995).