Quincy Jones

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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Quincy Jones Albums

0.0 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Quincy Jones Quincy Jones
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May 8, 2001
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0.0 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of Quincy Jones Quincy Jones
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May 8, 2001
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0.0 Avenue parisienne Quincy Jones
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June 15, 2011
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0.0 Back On The Block Quincy Jones
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September 14, 2009
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0.0 Big Band Bossa Nova Quincy Jones
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October 19, 1998
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0.0 Body Heat Quincy Jones
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January 1, 2004
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0.0 Cuts Quincy Jones
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0.0 Explores The Music Of Henry Mancini Quincy Jones
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June 9, 2009
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0.0 Finest Hour Quincy Jones
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0.0 From Q with Love Quincy Jones
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August 9, 2005
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0.0 From Q With Love (disc 1) Quincy Jones
Released on
February 9, 1999
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0.0 From Q, With Love Quincy Jones
Released on
August 23, 2005
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0.0 Go West, Man! Quincy Jones
Released on
May 26, 1998
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0.0 Greatest Hits Quincy Jones
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0.0 Greatest Hits: Quincy Jones Quincy Jones
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September 1, 1996
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0.0 Gula Matari Quincy Jones
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0.0 Jazz ‘Round Midnight Quincy Jones
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August 9, 2005
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0.0 Love, Q Quincy Jones
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January 26, 2004
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0.0 Mellow Madness Quincy Jones
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November 30, 1974
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0.0 Off The Wall Quincy Jones
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