Quincy Jones

Mar 14, 1933

Bio: Born in Chicago, African-American composer/musician Quincy Jones grew up in Seattle. An alumnus of both the Berklee School and Boston's Schillinger school of music, the 17-year-old Jones became a trumpeter/arranger for Dizzy Gillespie, then toured with Lionel Hampton before organizing his own band. From the late '50s through 1968, Jones held down executive posts at… More


Quincy Jones Videos

The Color Purple
1 minutes 17 seconds
Austin Powers In Goldmember
2 minutes 26 seconds
2 minutes 55 seconds
Iceberg Slim: Portrait Of A Pimp
2 minutes 40 seconds

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