Quincy Jones

quincydjonesMany entertainers are known by their first names only, but this genius is one of the few known by just his first initial “Q”. Meet the great Quincy Jones.

Stockholm Sweetening / Evening In Paris (both on This is How I Feel About Jazz)

Quince /The Quintessence (on Count Basie’s One More Time and The Quintessence, respectively)

The Pawnbroker / Muttnick / Jessica’s Day (Pawnbroker sung by Tony Bennett on his Movie Song Album, Muttnick and Jessica’s Day both on Count Basie’s One More Time)

The Midnight Sun Will Never Set / Witching Hour / Lullaby For Jolie (Midnight on Misty, Sarah Vaughan with Quincy Jones; Witching is on Basie and Beyond; Lullaby is on Basie’s Jazz ‘Round Midnight)

For Lena & Lennie / New York City Blues (on Basie & Beyond and Peggy Lee’s Blues Cross Country, respectively)

Grace / Meet B.B. (on Basie & Beyond and One More Time, respectively).

f-quincyjonesSix of these tunes can also be found on the Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Sessions: Stockholm Sweetnin’ – Evening In Paris – The Quintessence – Midnight Sun Will Never Set – For Lena and Lennie – Meet BB.

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