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1955-1962 the Essential Works Quincy Jones


Barcode: 3760300311561

  • Format: Vinyl 12" Album
  • Category: Jazz
  • Released: 16th October 2020

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  • Description

    Quincy Delight Jones Jr. is known to most people as the producer of some of the best-selling albums in the record-books, and particularly those by Michael Jackson. But Quincy's talents as a producer were only able to bloom because he is an immense musician. For close to seventy years, the man has been writing, playing, producing and recording music. Born in Chicago and raised in Seattle, Quincy befriended Ray Charles in the Forties and went to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. As a trumpeter in the Fifties, Quincy acquired immense experience as an arranger for a great number of orchestras and musicians. The five years (1957-1962) illustrated in this album represent the peak of Quincy's art as an arranger and bandleader.
  • Track listing

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 The Birth of a Band Quincy Jones
    Track 2 Moanin Quincy Jones
    Track 3 Along Came Betty Quincy Jones
    Track 4 Tickle Toe Quincy Jones
    Track 5 Happy Faces Quincy Jones
    Track 6 Gwan Train Quincy Jones
    Track 7 Tuxedo Junction Quincy Jones
    Track 8 The Boy in the Tree Quincy Jones
    Track 9 Kinda Blues Quincy Jones
    Track 10 For Lena and Lennie Quincy Jones
    Track 11 Caravan Quincy Jones
    Track 12 The Best Is Yet to Come Quincy Jones

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Dancin' Pants Quincy Jones
    Track 2 Doodlin' Quincy Jones
    Track 3 Caravan Quincy Jones
    Track 4 Pleasingly Plump Quincy Jones
    Track 5 The Boy in the Tree (Theme) Quincy Jones
    Track 6 Boogie Stop Shuffle Quincy Jones
    Track 7 Soul Bossa Nova Quincy Jones
    Track 8 Desafinado Quincy Jones
    Track 9 Manha De Carnaval Quincy Jones
    Track 10 Samba De Uma Nota So Quincy Jones
    Track 11 Seranata Quincy Jones
    Track 12 Chega De Saudade Quincy Jones
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 2 disc(s)
    Format: Vinyl / 12" Album
    Label Masters of Jazz
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