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Quincy Jones

Though now a world-renowned media mogul, Quincy Jones began as a jazz prodigy, composing for a galaxy of big names as well as his own star-packed ensembles. Geoffrey Smith celebrates his jazz roots.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 1 Jul 2018 00:00

Music Played

  • Lionel Hampton

    Kingfish

    • Lionel Hampton Classics 1951-1953.
    • 3.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    Jessica's Day

    • Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • 2.
  • Dizzy Gillespie, Hank Mobley, Wade Legge, Lou Hackney & Charlie Persip

    Hey Pete

    • Dizzy Gillespie 1953-1954.
    • Classics.
    • 4.
  • Quincy Jones

    Stockholm Sweetnin'

    • This is How I Feel about Jazz.
    • Lonehill Jazz.
    • 2.
  • Quincy Jones

    Evening In Paris

    • This is How I Feel about Jazz.
    • Lonehill Jazz.
    • 3.
  • Dinah Washington

    Makin' Whoopee

    • THE SWINGIN' MISS "D".
    • VERVE.
    • 3.
  • Count Basie & His Orchestra

    For Lena And Lennie

    • ONE MORE TIME.
    • ROULETTE.
    • 1.
  • The Quincy Jones Orchestra

    Birth Of A Band

    • The Birth of the Band.
    • MERCURY.
    • 1.
  • The Quincy Jones Orchestra

    Whisper Not

    • The Birth of the Band.
    • MERCURY.
    • 2.
  • Quincy Jones and His Orchestra

    Straight, No Chaser

    • THE QUINTESSENCE.
    • MCA.
    • 4.
  • Quincy Jones and His Orchestra

    Hard Sock Dance

    • THE QUINTESSENCE.
    • MCA.
    • 6.
  • Ray Charles

    Let The Good Times Roll

    • Brother Ray The Genius.
    • Fremeaux & Associes.
    • 12.
  • Quincy Jones

    Killer Joe

    • WALKING IN SPACE.
    • VERVE/A&M.
    • 3.

Quincy Jones

Kingfish

Lionel Hampton

Quincy Jones

Classics Classics 1429

Benny Bailey, Quincy Jones, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams, t; Jimmy Cleveland, Al Grey, Paul Lee, Benny Powell, tb; Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson, f; Gil Bernal, Johnny Board, ts; Curtis Lowe, Ben Kynard,  bar; Milt Buckner, p; Billy Mackel, g; Roy Johnson, b; Ellis Bartee, d.

 

Jessica’s Day

Dizzy Gillespie

Quincy Jones

Avid AMSC 968

Dizzy Gillespie, Emmett Berry, Carl Warwick, Quincy Jones, Joe Gordon, t; Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, Rod Leavitt, tb; Phil Woods, Jimmy Powell, as; Ernie Wilkins, Billy Mitchell, ts; Marty Flax, bar; Walter Davis, p; Nelson Boyd, b; Charlie Persip, d.

 

Hey Pete

Dizzy Gillespie

Buster Harding, Dizzy Gillespie

Avid AMSC 1028

Performers: Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, EV Perry, Carl Warwick, t; Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, Rod Levitt, tb; Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods, as; Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, ts; Marty Flax, bar; Walter Davies, p; Nelson Boyd, b; Charlie Persip, d.

 

Stockholm Sweetnin’ 

Quincy Jones 

Quincy Jones

Lone Hill Jazz. LHJ 10273

Art Farmer, Ernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder, t; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, tb; Phil Woods, as; Bunny Bardach, Lucky Thompson, ts; Jerome Richardson, f; Jack Nimitz, bar; Hank Jones, p; Paul Chambers, b; Charlie Persip, d.

 

Evening in Paris

Quincy Jones

Victor Feldman

Lone HILL Jazz LHJ 10273

Art Farmer, t; Jimmy Cleveland, tb; Gene Quill, as; Zoot Sims, ts; Herbie Mann, f; Jack Nimitz, bar; Hank Jones, p; Charlie Persip, d.

 

Makin’ Whoopee

Dinah Washington

Donaldson/Kahn/Jones

Verve 5580742

Jimmy Maxwell, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry, Doc Severinsen, t; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, tb; Tommy Mitchell, baritone tb; Hal McKusick, as; Anthony Ortega, as; Jerome Richardson, Lucky Thompson, clarinet; Danny Bank, bar; Don Elliot, t; Clarence “Sleepy” Anderson, p; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, b; Osie Johnson, d.

 

For Lena and Lennie

Count Basie

Quincy Jones

Roulette CDP7972712 (1)

Thad Jones, Snooky Young, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, t; Al Grey, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, tb; Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell, Charles Fowlkes, sax; Count Basie, p; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, b; Sonny Payne, d.

 

The Birth of a Band

Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones

Mercury  MMC 14038

Zoot Sims, Jerome Richardson ts;

 

Whisper Not

Quincy Jones

Benny Golson

Mercury MMC 14038

Phil Woods, Frank Wess, Benny Golson, Zoot Sims, Sahib Shibab, sax; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Melba Liston, Quentin Jackson, tb; Quincy Jones, Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, Joe Newma, t; Patricia Anne Bown, p; Milt Hinton, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

 

Straight No Chaser

Quincy Jones

Thelonius Monk

 MCA MCAAD578 (1)

Snooky Young, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, t; Melba Liston, Curtis Fuller, Paul Faulise, Thomas Mitchell, Billy Byers, tb; Phil Woods, Oliver Nelson, Jerome Richardson, sax; Julius Watkins, James Buffington, Earl Chapin, Ray Alonge, frh; Harvey Phillips, tuba; Gloria Agostini, hrp; Patricia Bown, p; Milt Hinton, b; James Johnson, d.

 

Hard Sock Dance

Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones

MCA MCAAD578 (1)

Thad Jones, Al DeRisi, Freddie Hubbard, Snooky Young, t; Rodney Levitt, Melba Liston, Paul Faulise, Billy Byers, tb; Phil Woods, Jerome Richardson, Eric Dixon, Frank Wess, Oliver Nelson, s; Patricia Bown, p; Milt Hinton, b; Bill English, d.

 

Let the Good Times Roll

Ray Charles

Fremeaux FA 5350

Moore ‘ Thread

Ray Charles, p & v; Snooky Young, Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt, Joe Newman, t; Al Grey, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Thomas Mitchell, tb; Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, as; Billy Mitchell, ts; Hank Crawford, Charlie Fowlkes, bar; Freddie Green, guitar; Edgar Willis, Eddie Jones, b; Charlie Persip, d.

 

Killer Joe

Quincy Jones

Benny Golson

A&M CDA0801  

Richardson, s; Freddie Hubbard, Lloyd Michels, Marvin Stamm, Dick Williams, t; Jimmy Cleveland, JJ Johnson, Alan Raph, Tony Studd, tb; Paul Griffin, p; Eric Gale, g; Ray Brown, b; Grady Tate, d. 

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