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Biography of Quincy Jones


Biography of Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones who was born with a full name Quincy Delight Jones Jr.., On 14 March 1933 is an American jazz musician. Besides, he also worked as a trumpet player, composer and arranger of music films.

In 1968, Jones and songwriter Bob Russell became the first musician blooded African-American nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Score for his work in 1967 in the film In Cold Blood.

Jones, who went by the name "Q" by his friends was born in Chicago. When he was ten years old, he moved with his father and stepmother to Bremerton, Washington. He first fell in love with music when he was in elementary school and tried all sorts of musical instruments at school before finally choosing trumpet. At the age of twelve years he sdelapan a young trumpet player who won a scholarship to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, but he dropped out when he received an offer to go with Lionel Hampton.

In 1956, Jones toured as a musician and music producer memagang trumpet of Dizzy Gillespy band on a tour of the Middle East and South America sponsored by the United States Information Agency. In 1993, Jones collaborated with David Salzman to produce the concert extravaganza An American Reunion, a celebration for the inauguration of Bill Clinton, U.S. president at the time.

In 2001, he published his autobiography entitled Q: The Autobiography OF QUICY JONES. On July 31, 2007, Jones worked with Wizzard Media to launch the Quincy Jones Video Podcast. In each episode, Jones share their knowledge and experience in the music industry.

Jones has never learned to drive, because he was traumatized by the accident when he was 14 years old. Jones was married three times and have the seven children. He was married to Jeri Caldwell from 1957 to 1966, and has one daughter, Jolie Jones Levine. Then she married ulla Anderson from 1967 to 1974 and has particularly two children. Subsequently, he was dating and living with actress Nastassja Kinski from 991 to 1995. In February 1993 they uari Julia Kenya, Kenya Julai Miambi their children Sarah Jones was born.


Discography
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  • 1970 Killer Joe
  • 1972 Money Runner
  • 1975 Is It Love That We're Missin
  • 1977 Roots Medley
  • 1978 Stuff Like That
  • Ai No Corrida 1981
  • 1981 Just Once
  • 1981 Razzamatazz
  • 1981 One Hundred Ways
  • 1981 Betcha Would not Hurt Me
  • 1990 I'll Be Good to You
  • 1990 The Secret Garden
  • 1990 Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)
  • 1990 I Do not Go for That
  • 1991 Wee B. Dooinit
  • 1995 You Put A Move On My Heart
  • 1996 Stomp
  • 1999 Something I Can not Have
  • 2010 Sanford & Son

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