Duncan Moore grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and began drum studies at the age of 8. After years of school bands and orchestras, as well as gigs with various rock bands, Duncan moved to Iowa City, majoring in music at the University of Iowa. There, he studied percussion with Tom Davis, and played with local groups until moving to San Diego in 1977.

Performance and/or recording credits include:

Gerald Albright, Mose Allison, Karrin Allyson, America, Brian Bromberg, Ray Brown, Kenny Burrell, Joe Chambers, Billy Childs, Joe Farrell, Nnenna Freelon, Curtis Fuller, Mike Garson, Holly Hofmann, Paul Horn, Eric Johnson, Jimmy Johnson, Wayne Johnson, Ricki Lee Jones, Geoffrey Keezer,  Steve Kujala, Little River Band, Kenny Loggins, Mundell Lowe, Bob Magnusson, Les McCann, Pat Metheny, Art Neville, David“Fathead”Newman, Art Pepper, Houston Person, Shorty Rogers, Bud Shank, Bob Sheppard, Bobby Shew, Tom Scott, Peter Sprague, Tierney Sutton, B.J.Thomas, Ernie Watts, Mason Williams, Mike Wofford.

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