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Quincy Jones

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Biography:
Birth Name: Quincy Delight Jones, Jr.
Born: 1933/03/14
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Years Active: 1951 – present
Genres: Pop, Funk, Soul, Big Band, Swing, Jazz, Traditional Pop, Bossa Nova, Hip Hop

Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American music conductor, record producer, musical arranger, film composer, television producer, and trumpeter. During five decades in the entertainment industry, Jones has earned a record 79 Grammy Award nominations, 27 Grammys, including a Grammy Legend Award in 1991. He is best known as the producer of the album ''Thriller'', by pop icon Michael Jackson, which has sold over 110 million copies worldwide, and as the producer and conductor of the charity song “We Are the World.” In 1968, Jones and his songwriting partner Bob Russell became the first African-Americans to be nominated for an Academy Award in the "Best Original Song" ca...

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Albums:

The Italian Job (Original Motion Picture Soun…

Swiss Army Central Band

Prima Donna

The Bebop Years

Free And Easy!

The Only Way Is Up - Always Summer

The Only Way Is Up - Keepin' Romance Alive

The Midnight Sun Never Set (Remastered)

The Best Of Quincy Jones

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