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Hampton

Cecil
Taylor

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Young

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Jelly Roll
Morton

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Legends

Back One Mars Beat Artist - Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones

( 1933-Present )

Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. is a recording industry powerhouse who has earned a record 79 Grammy Award nominations and 27 Grammys, including a Grammy Legend Award, in a career spanning over 50 years. In the 1950s and 1960s, he was an in-demand jazz trumpeter who also created arrangements for the orchestras of Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, and Ray Charles. Born in Chicago, he recorded with the Quincy Jones Big Band before turning his attention to musical production and the business side of the industry.

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