People Have To Say About Steve
“... A Guitar Guru!” USA TODAY October 2002
“The music you make is very beautiful.” John Cage, American avant-garde composer.
“I like your rhythm.” Frank Zappa.
“You are THE MAN.” Barry Zito, Oakland A’s starting pitcher and Cy Young award winner.
“Nice... nice.” Jazz virtuoso Joe Pass regarding Steve’s playing, after performing with Steve live at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco.
“Great... there is nobody like you.” Pat Martino, guitar virtuoso, after playing a composition Steve wrote for Pat.
“The very unique Steve Dukes.” Charles Brewer, founder and former CEO, Mindspring, after hearing Steve perform.
“You’re an orchestra... Son House meets Stravinsky.” Col. Hampton B. Coles (ret.), performed with Hendrix
“You are the Elvis of guitar teachers.” Jan Smith, teacher of Matchbox 20, Alicia Keys, TLC.
“You’re one of a kind... a breed apart.” King Biscuit Flower Hour, KFFA Radio, Helena, Arkansas, after Steve’s live radio perform ance on the oldest running blues radio program in the Mississippi Delta.
“You are the best teacher of anything I have ever seen.” Atlanta Episcopal Priest Gray Temple.
“You’re the best teacher I ever had.” Marty Aron, student, Richmond, Virginia, 1976.
“You’re the best teacher I ever had.” Melody Dillingham, student, Memphis, Tennessee, 1985.
“You're the best teacher I ever had.” Randy Kessler, student, San Francisco, California, 2002.
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