Happy Birthday to Quincy Jones. Today is ‘Super Q’s Day’

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, ..


Digest Tracklist :

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 ) .

TOP 10

Quincy Jones Top 10 :

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) .


Released on August 8, 1989, Back on the Block is a studio album produced by Quincy Jones and featuring many famous artists : Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Ray Charles and more. >>

Released in March 1981, The Dude is a studio album (featuring James Ingram’s debut) by Quincy Jones. >>

Released in August, 1980, Give Me The Night is an album by George Benson produced by Quincy Jones. >>

Released on March 21, 1957, This Is How I Feel About Jazz is the debut album by Quincy Jones. >>

Released on August 10, 1993, Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux is a Miles Davis collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival and the last album recorded by Miles Davis. >>

Recorded in January 1966, Sinatra at the Sands is the first live album by Frank Sinatra, accompanied by Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted and arranged by Quincy Jones. >>

Recorded on December 4–6, 1956, The Swingin’ Miss D is a studio album by Dinah Washington, arranged by Quincy Jones. >>

Recorded on November 29, December 18 and 22, 1961, The Quintessence is an album released by Quincy Jones and his orchestra. >>

Released on November 7, 1995, Qs Jook Joint is an album (his first in six years ago) by Quincy Jones. >>

Ella and Basie! is the first studio album (recorded on July 16–17, 1963) by Ella Fitzgerald with the Count Basie Orchestra playing arrangements by Quincy Jones. >>

Quincy Jones’ Walking in Space is a studio album (featuring ‘Killer Joe’) recorded on June 18 & 19, 1969. >>


[1960] The Quincy Jones Big Band with among others Phil Woods on alto sax performs at Municipal Theatre in Laussane, Switzerland >> 56 MINUTES >>

[1991] Quincy Jones, his band and Miles Davis will revisit Miles’music at Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland >> 59 MINUTES >>

[1981] Quincy Jones (conductor), Jean Toots Thielmans (harmo), g)), Patti Austin (voc)), James Ingram (voc), Vivien Cherry (voc), Peggy Lipton Jones (voc), Janna Tyler (voc), Carlos Rios (g), Louis Johnson (b), Rod Temperton (kb), Greg Phillinganes (kb), Jerome Richardson (ss, fl), Peter Christlieb (se), Jerry Hey (Flugelhorn), John Robinson (d), Ollie Brown (perc), Nobuo Hara And The Sharps & Flats with The Cupid Strings will share the stage at Budokan in Tokyo, Japan >> 56 MINUTES >>


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).

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