Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones

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Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American music impresario, musical arranger, record producer, and film composer. During 50 years in the entertainment industry Jones' work has earned him more than 70 Grammy Award nominations, more than 25 Grammy Awards, and a Grammy Legends Award in 1991. He is best known as the producer of two of the top-selling records of all time: the album Thriller, by pop icon Michael Jackson, and the charity song “We Are the World”. Also known for work with Frank Sinatra. More Info »

Top Albums

  • The Dude
    The Dude
  • You've Got It Bad Girl
    You've Got It Bad Girl
  • Q: Soul Bossa Nostra
    Q: Soul Bossa Nostra
  • Big Band Bossa Nova
    Big Band Bossa Nova
  • Finest Hour
    Finest Hour
  • Back On The Block
    Back On The Block
  • Q's Jook Joint
    Q's Jook Joint
  • Smackwater Jack
    Smackwater Jack
  • Cuts
    Cuts
  • Off The Wall
    Off The Wall
  • Strike Up The Band
    Strike Up The Band
  • Body Heat
    Body Heat
  • Thriller
    Thriller
  • Walk On The Wild Side
    Walk On The Wild Side
  • Love, Q
    Love, Q
  • Walking in Space
    Walking in Space
  • Swinging The Big Band
    Swinging The Big Band
  • From Q, With Love
    From Q, With Love
  • The Best Of
    The Best Of
  • Ultimate Collection:  Quincy Jones
    Ultimate Collection: Quincy Jones
  • Summer In The City (Jazz Club)
    Summer In The City (Jazz Club)
  • The Original Jam Sessions 1969
    The Original Jam Sessions 1969
  • Bad
    Bad
  • From Q With Love (disc 1)
    From Q With Love (disc 1)
  • 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of Quincy Jones
    20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of Quincy Jones
  • This Is How I Feel About Jazz
    This Is How I Feel About Jazz
  • Quincy's Got A Brand New Bag
    Quincy's Got A Brand New Bag
  • Greatest Hits
    Greatest Hits
  • Thriller 25 Super Deluxe Edition
    Thriller 25 Super Deluxe Edition
  • The Best of Quincy Jones
    The Best of Quincy Jones
  • The Quintessence
    The Quintessence
  • Watermelon Man
    Watermelon Man
  • The Italian Job
    The Italian Job
  • One Note Samba (Samba de Una Nota So)
    One Note Samba (Samba de Una Nota So)
  • Sounds... And Stuff Like That!
    Sounds... And Stuff Like That!
  • Greatest Hits: Quincy Jones
    Greatest Hits: Quincy Jones
  • Quintessence
    Quintessence
  • Explores The Music Of Henry Mancini
    Explores The Music Of Henry Mancini
  • Talkin' Verve
    Talkin' Verve
  • Jazz 'Round Midnight
    Jazz 'Round Midnight
  • Mellow Madness
    Mellow Madness
  • Ultimate Collection
    Ultimate Collection
  • 50 Years In Music: Quincy Jones & Friends
    50 Years In Music: Quincy Jones & Friends
  • From Q with Love
    From Q with Love
  • Talkin' Verve: Quincy Jones
    Talkin' Verve: Quincy Jones
  • Plays Hip Hits
    Plays Hip Hits
  • Quincy Jones's Finest Hour
    Quincy Jones's Finest Hour
  • Sounds...And Stuff Like That!!
    Sounds...And Stuff Like That!!

Quincy Jones. Artist Bio

Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American music impresario, musical arranger, record producer, and film composer.

During 50 years in the entertainment industry Jones' work has earned him more than 70 Grammy Award nominations, more than 25 Grammy Awards, and a Grammy Legends Award in 1991. He is best known as the producer of two of the top-selling records of all time: the album Thriller, by pop icon Michael Jackson, and the charity song “We Are the World”. Also known for work with Frank Sinatra.

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). Jones is also the first (and so far, only) African-American to be nominated as a producer in the category of Best Picture (in 1986, for The Color Purple). He is also the first African-American to win the Academy's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, in 1995. He is tied with sound designer Willie D. Burton as the most Oscar-nominated African-American with seven nominations each.

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