Complete Quincy Jones: My Journey, My Passions: Photos and Mementos from Q's Personal Collection
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Complete Quincy Jones: My Journey, My Passions: Photos and Mementos from Q's Personal Collection

by Quincy Jones
     
 
Everything you love about American popular culture is Quincy Jones. As an artist and impresario Quincy Jones has been the creative catalyst for over 60 years of American cultural phenomena orchestrating the sounds of Frank Sinatra, setting the ambiance for Steven Spielberg, cultivating the talent of Michael Jackson, and introducing to the world Oprah Winfrey and Will

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Everything you love about American popular culture is Quincy Jones. As an artist and impresario Quincy Jones has been the creative catalyst for over 60 years of American cultural phenomena orchestrating the sounds of Frank Sinatra, setting the ambiance for Steven Spielberg, cultivating the talent of Michael Jackson, and introducing to the world Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith - to name a few. The Complete Quincy Jones examines the diverse virtuosity of Quincy Jones, celebrating his prolific contribution to American art and culture. Comprised of personal interviews and recollections with Jones, this collection peers behind the veil of celebrity, with extraordinary access to his creative inspirations and labors. Through private notebooks, correspondence, and photographs Jones offers unprecedented introspection into the depths of his creativity and the histories of his ventures. From the volumes of his memorabilia, Jones emerges as a contemplative and dynamic maestro, thriving on intuition and ceaselessly pursuing the soul of his art.

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Library Journal

Renaissance man Jones celebrates his 75th birthday with this intimate look into his life and career. Among his many achievements are coproducing the Tony Award-nominated Broadway play The Color Purple and, more recently, serving as an artistic adviser to the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.


—Ann Burns

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933784670
Publisher:
Insight Editions
Publication date:
11/20/2008
Pages:
158
Sales rank:
1,257,663
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Quincy Jones is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, film composer, television producer, and trumpeter. He lives in Los Angeles.

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