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About Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones is an American musician involved in various aspects of the entertainment industry including record producer, conductor, and television producer.
Quincy Jones is the founder of the magazine Vibe. Quincy has been nominated for 79 Grammy Awards and has won 27 Grammy Awards including the Grammy Legend Award in 2001. Time magazine has called Quincy the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century. Quincy plays a number of instruments, including the french horn, trumpet, piano, and synthesizer.
Quincy has been married three times and has seven children. One of his children, daughter Rashida Jones, co-stars in the hit comedy television series “Parks and Recreation”. His son, Quincy Jones III, has followed in his father’s footsteps and is a successful record producer, musician, and composer.
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Famous quotes by Quincy Jones
Every country can be defined through their food, their music and their language. That's the soul of a country.Quincy Jones
I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was writing arrangements for singers and everybody. But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.Quincy Jones
I started imagining this whole different world. It was a society of musicians, a family I hoped I could belong to one day.Quincy Jones
I was raised in Chicago and I guess that was one of the special breeding grounds for gangsters of all colors. That was the Detroit of the gangster world. The car industry was thugs.Quincy Jones
If architecture is frozen music then music must be liquid architecture.Quincy Jones
If you started in New York you were dealing with the biggest guys in the world. You're dealing with Charlie Parker and all the big bands and everything. We got more experience working in Seattle.Quincy Jones
It's amazing how much trouble you can get in when you don't have anything else to do.Quincy Jones
Music in movies is all about dissonance and consonance, tension and release.Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones' Popularity
Quincy Jones is a famous American musician and composer, who was born on March 14, 1933. As a person born on this date, Quincy Jones is listed in our database as the 16th most popular celebrity for the day (March 14) and the 11th most popular for the year (1933).
People born on March 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Quincy Jones is the 266th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Quincy Jones' birthday, Quincy Jones is the 2246th most famous American and ranks 54th in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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