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1). Greatly Gershwin was recorded at The Banff Centre of the Arts in
Alberta, Canada in 1998 in conjunction with the international
celebrations of George Gershwin's 100th Birthday.  This includes Rhapsody
in Blue, Duke's own arrangement of An American in Paris, The Three
Preludes, and fellow American composer, Edward MacDowell (Second Piano Concerto)

2). Lots to Consider was recorded in Baltimore, Maryland in 2009 and
includes ten original piano compositions, some of which are in response to
Duke's near-death automobile accident in 2007.

3). These Hands Rock (2011): This CD features Duke's piano arrangements
of some of the classic rock tunes from the 60s and 70s. Included are The
Doors, The Who, The Beatles and Billy Joel.


1). Harpdog Brown and The Bloodhounds: Recorded live at The Vat Pub and Night club in Alberta, Canada, this top quality blues CD was mixed and produced by Duke Thompson, co-owner of The Vat Club.

2). Patrick Merrill: Duke's prodigious student, Patrick Merrill,
recorded the entire set of Bach's Two Part Inventions at the age of 13
under Duke's teaching, direction, and production.

3). Faculty Collage: Duke produced the CD, Faculty Collage which is a
full-length CD featuring many of the impressive faculty members at
Maryland Conservatory of Music, which was founded by Duke Thompson