Mar. 14th, 1933
Chicago, Illinois, USA
5' 6 1/2"
Quincy Jones' Main TV Roles
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- Suffered a brain aneurysm in the 1970s. As a result, he can no longer play the trumpet; doing so could dislodge the chip in his brain.
- Godfather of singer 'Patti Austin' (qv).
- Born at 8:40pm-CST
- He appeared in the music video and was the conductor and producer of the song "We Are The World."
- Quincy Jones received the John F. Kennedy Center Honors in 2001. He also produced and directed the "We Are the World" video in 1985 after the American Music Awards show.
- At 17, he began his career playing trumpet and arranging for 'Lionel Hampton' (qv), and later 'Count Basie' (qv), 'Frank Sinatra' (qv), 'Dinah Washington' (qv), 'Sarah Vaughan (I)' (qv), 'Dizzy Gillespie' (qv), and 'Peggy Lee (I)' (qv).
- (1996) Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world
- With Jeri Caldwell, is the father of jazz vocalist Jolie Jones Levine.