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Quincy Jones received the John F. Kennedy Center Honors in 2001. He also produced and directed the "We Are the World" video in 1985 after the American Music Awards show. (imdb.com)

His production company, partnered with former news executive David Saltzman, also produces "Jenny Jones" (1991), and "Mad TV" (1995). (imdb.com)

He appeared in the music video and was the conductor and producer of the song "We Are The World." (imdb.com)

Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world [1996] (imdb.com)

Father of Quincy Jones III and Martina Jones with Ulla Andersson. (imdb.com)

With Carol Reynolds, is the father of Rachel Jones. (imdb.com)

Born at 8:40pm-CST (imdb.com)

Suffered a brain aneurysm in the 1970s. As a result, he can no longer play the trumpet; doing so could dislodge the chip in his brain. (imdb.com)

With Jeri Caldwell, is the father of jazz vocalist Jolie Jones Levine. (imdb.com)

Awarded the Polar Music Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music Award, in 1994. (imdb.com)

Shares a birthday with Mercedes McNab, Taylor Hanson, Kylie Tyndall and Keaton Tyndall, Chris Klein, & Michael Caine (imdb.com)

Father, with Peggy Lipton, of actresses Kidada Jones (born 1974) and Rashida Jones (born 1975). (imdb.com)

He has never learned how to drive an automobile. (imdb.com)

Recipient of 26 Grammys, which is currently more than any living recording artist (Sir Georg Solti holds the all-time record with 31 Grammys.) (imdb.com)

Lived with Nastassja Kinski. 1 daughter, Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones (b.1993). [1991-1997] (imdb.com)

After his brain aneurysm, a metal plate was placed in his head, thus setting off a metal detector at an airport. (imdb.com)

Godfather of singer Patti Austin. (imdb.com)

Son of Quincy Delight Jones and wife Sarah Frances Wells, the daughter of ... Welles and wife Mary Belle Lanier, who in turn was the illegitimate daughter by an unknown woman of James Balance Lanier (himself the second cousin four times removed of President George Washington through the Washington line, being also related to Lee Marvin and Senator John McCain). (imdb.com)

Attended Berklee College of Music (then called Schillinger House) in Boston, Massachusetts. He is considered to be Berklee's most famous alumnus, so much so that his original admission application is housed in a display case at the school. (imdb.com)

Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988. (imdb.com)

At 17, he began his career playing trumpet and arranging for Lionel Hampton, and later Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, and Peggy Lee. (imdb.com)


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