Bill has lived in the Portland Oregon area for many years and played music at local Night Clubs Restaurants, Winerys, special occasions for most of them. He has a way of presenting the romantic side of the Standards uniquely his own and is a real crowd pleaser in his soulful delivery of classic tunes from Broadway Shows and the Jazz and Blues scene. Bill has appeared at the Mt Hood Festival of Jazz in 1988, Rose City Blues Festival and Waterfront Blues Fest numerous years among others in the area, and many local night clubs and restaurants. He also has played music Internationally in Canada and England. Only performs with the best in the genre as a Duo, Trio or Quartet. Bill has performed with many of the best: Tom McFarland, Pete Karnes, Dan Perz, Larry Adair, Janice Scroggins and many more in past years.
Guitarist, maintains a teaching studio at Classic Pianos and his own studio in Se Portland. He has been a professional teacher and performer for 15 years. He is a very versatile performer and plays using chord melodies and swing to convey the musical message.
Duncan has studied with Joe Morello, Ed Thigpen, Ray Mosca ,Roy Brooks, Jim Chapin and many more. A graduate of the Advanced School of Contemporary Music, Duncan has played with The Oscar Peterson Trio, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Pepper Adams, Red Garland, Major Holly, Wilber Ware, Doug Wakins, Barney Kessell, Leroy Vinnegar, Peter Appleyard, Gap Mangione, Geoff Lee, Lou Perrine and many more. He is featured on many YouTube videos and is a Drum Teacher.