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Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones
Born: Mar 14, 1933 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock, R&B, Rap, Blues, Classical
Biography: In a musical career that has spanned six decades, Quincy Jones has earned his reputation as a renaissance man of American music. Jones has distinguished himself as a bandleader, a solo artist, a sideman, a songwriter, a producer, an arranger, a film composer, and a record label executive, and outside ...Read full biography
Walking in Space
Released: 1969
Label: Verve Records
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The protean Quincy Jones returned to the recording studio as a leader after a long stretch in Hollywood with this triumphantly contemporary big band album. He re-established himself firmly with his big ...Read full review
The Birth of a Band, Vol. 1
Released: 1959
Label: Mercury
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Although this particular big band changed its personnel quite a bit before touring Europe, Quincy Jones began 1959 with high hopes. On one of his finest jazz recordings, Jones' arrangements feature such ...Read full review
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