Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones

jazz, soul, funk, Bossa Nova, Big Band

Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American music impresario, musical arranger, record producer, and film composer. During 50 years in the entertainment industry Jones' work has earned him more than 70 Grammy Award nominations, more than 25 Grammy Awards, and a Grammy Legends Award in 1991. He is best known as the producer of two of the top-selling records of all time: the album Thriller, by pop icon Michael Jackson, and the charity song “We Are the World”. Also known for work with Frank Sinatra.

The Dude [1981]
  • 1. Ai No Corrida (6:18)
  • 2. The Dude (5:35)
  • 3. Just once (4:32)
  • 4. Betcha Wouldn't Hurt Me (3:33)
  • 5. Somethin' Special (4:03)
  • 6. Razzamatazz (4:20)
  • 7. One Hundred Ways (4:19)
  • 8. Velas (4:05)
  • 9. Turn On The Action (4:17)

The Dude is a 1981 album by American music impresario, conductor, record producer, musical arranger, film composer and trumpeter Quincy Jones. The album featured the debut of vocalist James Ingram on the singles "Just Once" and "One Hundred Ways," which reached no. 17 and 14, respectively, on the Billboard Hot 100. It also contained "Razzamatazz", which reached no. 11 in the UK Singles Chart, one of his few hits there. He won the Grammy award for best R&B vocal performance for his work on the album. Read more on Last.fm.