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Quincy Jones

Induction category: Ahmet Ertegun Award for Lifetime Achievement

Biography

Quincy Jones (producer, conductor, arranger, composer; born March 14, 1933) Quincy Jones has had one of the longest, most successful careers in popular music. He is a record producer, conductor, arranger, film composer, television producer and trumpeter. He has worked with such artists as Michael Jackson, Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Duke Ellington and Miles Davis, to name just a few. He has been nominated for a record 79 Grammys – and won 27 – and in 1991, he received the Grammy Legend Award. Quincy Jones was born in Chicago on March 14, ...

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Quincy Jones Highlights

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"We have 12 notes, and that's what unifies the world."

- Quincy Jones at the 2013 Induction Press Conference

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