Wikipedia : This day (March 14, 1933), in Seattle, Washington, is born Quincy Delightt Jones a.k.a. Quincy Jones, an American record producer, conductor, arranger, film composer, ..
Official Site : While in junior high school, he began studying trumpet and sang in a gospel quartet at age 12. His musical studies continued at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he remained until the opportunity arose to tour with Lionel Hampton’s band as a trumpeter, arranger and sometime-pianist.
@Facebook : An impresario in the broadest and most creative sense of the word, Quincy Jones has succeeded in almost every segment of the media and entertainment industry.
@last.fm : In 1968, Jones along with his songwriting partner Bob Russell became the first African-Americans nominated for an Academy Award in the “Best Original Song” category. That same year, he became the first African-American nominated twice in the same year when he was nominated for Best Original Score (for In Cold Blood).
Audio : Summer in the City . Soul Bossa Nova . Ai No Corrida . Blues in the Night . Ironside . Desafinado . It’s My Party (feat. Amy Winehouse) . The Dude . Just Once . The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite) .
Video : w/ Big Band – Moanin’ . The 75Th Birthday Celebration Live At Montreux (2008) . w/ Toots Thielemans, Patti Austin – Setembro (1996) . Auto Interview . Back On Block Live (1991) . w/ Tamia & Babyface – Slow Jams . w/ Miles Davis – Montreux Jazz Festival . w/ Frank Sinatra – Stormy Weather . w/ Big Band – Killer Joe (1981) . w/ Big Band – Ai No Corrida (1981) . Live In Switzerland (1960 ) .