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Quincy Jones

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HIDDEN ERROR: Usage of "nick_name" is not recognized Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American record producer, 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, 27 Grammys, including a Grammy Legend Award in 1991. Jones came to prominence in the 1950s as a jazz arranger and conductor, before moving on to work prolifically in pop music and film scores. In 1968, Jones and his songwriting partner Bob Russell became the first African Americans to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, their "The Eyes of Love" for the Universal Pictures film Banning. That same year, Jones was the first African American to be nominated twice within the same year for an Academy Award for Best Original Score, as he was also nominated for his work on the...

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4:01pm Apr 21
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SongSolea
ArtistQuincy Jones
AlbumMiles Davis/Quincy Jones Live At Montreux
LabelWarner
Year1991
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On Sep 22, 2016. 1:09pm
Stu said

Solea is probably my favorite track, off a classic live album, Miles Davis/Quincy Jones Live At Montreux. Love the atmospheric trumpet.... the track just takes as long as it takes.......

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