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Charles May. What Good Is a Song. You Have to Do It Yourself. There's a Train Leavin'. Midnight Soul Patrol. Brown Soft Shoe. Ray Brown.Born March 14,in Chicago, Illinois, Quincy Jones has received 27 Grammys in his phenomenal career and earned a record 79 Grammy nominations. After establishing himself as the premier music producer, "Q" became a very successful media mogul, including founding Vibe magazine, and producing movies and television series.
Jones has released over 35 albums as an artist and produced countless hits for other stars, including Michael Jackson. Jones produced his debut solo album It's Your Night which earned Ingram four Grammy nominations. Quincy Jones produced one album for Donna Summer, her self-titled release in Sure, and Arthur Baker.
Quincy Jones produced the album, which was released one year after Khan made her solo debut with the album Chaka in Chaka Khan and Ashford and Simpson sang lead on the song.
Stevie Wonder was also featured on the album.
It is one of the most versatile albums in history, living up to the lyrics of the title song, "Back, on the block, so we can rock with the soul, rhythm, blues, bebopand hip-hop.
They previously worked together on The Wiz soundtrack. Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney were among the composers for the album. Off the Wall was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in Also inthe Library of Congress officially entered the album into the National Recording Registry. Ken Simmons. Ken Simmons is a seasoned broadcast journalist with national visibility, who specializes in writing about rhythm and blues, and pop music.
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To honor his decades of tireless hitmaking on this special occasion, Billboard has ranked the 20 biggest Hot hits that Jones produced.
This ranking is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot chart. Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. To ensure equitable representation of the biggest hits from each era, certain time frames were weighted to account for the difference between turnover rates from those years.
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Peak Date: March 5, Watch Now.A quick fire introduction to the soundtracks of ubiquitous bandleader and super star pop producer Quincy Jones from six incredibly productive years between and From big band to bossa nova, from bebop to hip-hop, Qunicy Jones has done it all — not just on his own, but also with some of the biggest names in music, including Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Ray Charles, and Miles Davis.
Jones began his career in the early s as an arranger, working with the likes of Tommy Dorsey and Cannonball Adderly. He finished off the decade with the joyful strut of Walking in Space. All in all, his personal shelf of Grammy awards holds 27 of those trophies, the second most of any artist. What follows are my 10 picks. With its languid orchestrations, breezy strings, and airy samba rhythms, this is a perfect Sunday morning record.
From the same year as The Deadly Affairat only 26 minutes this soundtrack may be short on time but not quality. The movie — based on the Truman Capote book about the gruesome murder of the Clutter family in rural Holcomb, Kansas, by two ex-convicts — is as unrelentingly menacing and dark as the story itself. The opening title track, with its galloping drums and corrosive strings, lets you know you are entering a bleak musical terrain. At the time, this menacing soundtrack was considered a convention breaker not only for Jones, but also for black composers in Hollywood.
A sweet cocktail. Again in a busy year for the manJones produced this sparkling score, with its lavish string arrangements and jazzy interludes. What sounds like a lot work went into an unconventional soundtrack for an unconventional movie about sexual experimentation. Dre sampled for The Chronic.
Quincy Jones The Hot Rock a. Quincy concocts some snazzy caper music for this peak-period Redford caper flick, which features primo instrumentation from Grady Tate, Clark Terry and Gerry Mulligan, as well as members of L. Your wishlist is empty.
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