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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 14 Mar 1980
  • Address:
    1500 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 215th
    Monthly Average: 181st

Quincy Jones

Next star: Spike Jones
Previous star: Barry Sullivan

Biography

Jones in 2014

Source: Wikipedia

Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American record producer, actor, conductor, arranger, composer, musician, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive, and humanitarian. His career spans six decades in the entertainment industry and a record 79 Grammy Award nominations, and 28 Grammys, including a Grammy Legend Award in 1991. He is best known for the role of himself in Yakety Yak, Take it Back, Trash Talk, and Fantasia 2000.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Quincy Delight Jones, Jr.
  • Also known as: Q
  • Born: March 14, 1933 (age 84) Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Genres: Rhythm and blues funk soul big band swing bossa nova jazz hip hop rock and roll pop
  • Occupation(s): Producer, musician, conductor, arranger, composer, executive
  • Instruments: Trumpet, french horn, drums, vocals, piano, synthesizer
  • Years active: 1951–present
  • Labels: Warner Bros, Columbia, Mercury, Qwest, Epic, ABC, Interscope
  • Associated acts: Lionel Hampton, Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Toots Thielemans, Sarah Vaughan, Aaliyah, Rod Temperton, The Brothers Johnson, Frank Sinatra, Eddie Van Halen, Dinah Washington, Nana Mouskouri, Dean Martin, Patti Austin, Tevin Campbell, Tamia, Trey Songz, Lesley Gore, Nikki Yanofsky, Michael Jackson, Caiphus Semenya, Emily Bear, Justin Kauflin, Jacob Collier, Jon Batiste
  • Website: quincyjones.com

Read more about Quincy Jones at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Willie Nelson, Quincy Jones, Norah Jones Among Celebs Donating to Dems' 2020 Campaigns
Billboard, 2019-04-17 03:11:46
From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to...

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Variety, 2019-03-18 13:00:05
2K Games new studio has its first hire, noted learning strategist and education researcher Suzanne Lettrick, 2K Games tells Variety. Her work with and about the likes of Steve Jobs, Quincy Jones, and Queen Noor will be applied to the budding studio to ensure it is both inclusive, and the ...

Quincy Jones Says We All Knew About R. Kelly and Jussie's Career is Ruined
TMZ, 2019-02-23 08:53:00
Quincy Jones says a lot even when he just speaks a little ... scoffing at people who were surprised by the R. Kelly scandal and roasting Jussie Smollett. We got Q Friday night in WeHo at Ysabel restaurant, where he hit up Common's Toast to the Arts…

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