Quincy Jones
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1933-03-14
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Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones Biography (Wikipedia)

Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American record producer, actor, conductor, arranger, composer, musician, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive, and humanitarian. His career spans six decades in the entertainment industry and a record 79 Grammy Award nominations, and 28 Grammys, including a Grammy Legend Award in 1991. He is best known for the role of himself in Yakety Yak, Take it Back, Trash Talk, and Fantasia 2000.

Jones came to prominence in the 1950s as a jazz arranger and conductor, before moving on to work prolifically in pop music and film scores. In 1968, Jones and his songwriting partner Bob Russell became the first African Americans to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, their "The Eyes of Love" for the Universal Pictures film Banning. That same year, Jones was the first African American to be nominated twice within the same year for an Academy Award for Best Original Score, as he was also nominated for his work on the film In Cold Blood (1967). In 1971, Jones was the first African American to be named as the musical director and conductor of the Academy Awards ceremony. In 1995, he was the first African American to receive the Academy's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. He is tied with sound designer Willie D. Burton as the African American who has been nominated for the most Oscars; each has received seven nominations.

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Soul Bossa Nova
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Soul Bossa Nova
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Betcha' Wouldn't Hurt Me (feat. Patti Austin)
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Betcha' Wouldn't Hurt Me (feat. Patti Austin)
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Ai No Corrida
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Ai No Corrida
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Come Back To Sorrento
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Come Back To Sorrento
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Is It Love That We're Missin?
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Is It Love That We're Missin?
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Stuff Like That
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Stuff Like That
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Summer In The City
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Summer In The City
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I Heard That
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I Heard That
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Razzamatazz
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Razzamatazz
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Let The Good Times Roll
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Let The Good Times Roll
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Shoot To Kill
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Shoot To Kill
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'Somewhere', from West Side Story
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'Somewhere', from West Side Story
Walking In Space
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Walking In Space
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Harlem Nocturne
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Harlem Nocturne
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One Hundred Ways (feat. James Ingram)
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One Hundred Ways (feat. James Ingram)
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Desafinado
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Desafinado
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Just Once (feat. James Ingram)
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Just Once (feat. James Ingram)
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Blues in the Night
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Blues in the Night
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Quintessence
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Quintessence
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They Say It’s Wonderful
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They Say It’s Wonderful
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The Dude
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The Dude
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Secret Garden
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Secret Garden
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Proms 2016: Prom 49: Quincy Jones Prom
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2016-08-22T20:29:35
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2016
Proms 2016: Prom 49: Quincy Jones Prom

Proms 2016: Prom 49: Quincy Jones Prom

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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