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Quincy Jones
Wikipedia @Simple2010 / The official cover image from the single One Hundred Ways by Quincy Jones, featuring James Ingram.

Quincy Delight Jones Jr. widely know as Quincy Jones, is an American record producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and film producer from the South Side of Chicago.

His career spans six decades in the entertainment industry with some serious recognition listed below under his black moments.

Jones came to prominence in the 1950s as a jazz arranger and conductor, before moving on to work in pop music and film scores. He’s known for working with Michael Jackson and producing his Off the Wall, Thriller, and Bad music albums.

Quincy Jones Black Moments:

  • 80 Grammy Award nominations
  • 28 Grammy’s
  • Grammy Legend Award in 1992
  • Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2013
  • Named one of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century by Time┬ámagazine

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