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BIRTHDAY: March 14, 1933
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 27

 
RECENT TIMELINE

1981...# 74 Singles Artist of the Year

May
Quincy Jones - "Ai No Corrida" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy hit the Top 40 with "Ai No Corrida."
from the LP
The Dude
ARC chart run: 39 - 30 - 24 - 19 - 17 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 163
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

September
Quincy Jones featuring James Ingram - "Just Once" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy hit the Top 40 with help from James Ingram with "Just Once."
from the LP
The Dude
ARC chart run: 36 - 31 - 27 - 23 - 19 - 16 - 15 - 22 - 37 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 112
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1982...

January
Quincy Jones - 'Smackwater Jack'button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album (The Dude).

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy won 4 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (The Dude), Best Arrangement of an Instrumental Recording ("Velas"), Best Instrumental Arrangement with Accompanying Vocals ("Ai No Corrida" with Jerry Hey), and Producer of the Year, and was nominated for Album of the Year (The Dude) and Best Pop Instrumental Performance ("Velas").
Quincy Jones featuring James Ingram -- "One Hundred Ways" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy hit the Top 40 with James Ingram with "One Hundred Ways."
from the LP
The Dude
ARC chart run: 40 - 35 - 31 - 28 - 23 - 22 - 21 - 19 - 15 - 13 - 12 - 35 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 87
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1984...

February
Quincy Jones - The Dudebutton.gif (123 bytes) Quincy was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (songwriter) with "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)" (with James Ingram).

1985...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (songwriter) with "Yah Mo B There" (with James Ingram, Michael McDonald and Rod Temperton).

1989...

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy hit the Top 40 with help from Ray Charles and Chaka Khan with "I'll Be Good To You."

1990...

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy hit the Top 40 with "The Secret Garden."

1991...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy was nominated for 2 American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album (Back On The Block).

February
Quincy Jones - Back On The Blockbutton.gif (123 bytes) Quincy won 6 Grammy Awards for Album of the Year (Back On The Block), Best R&B Duo or Group Vocal Performance (with Ray Charles and Chaka Khan on the remake of "I'll Be Good To You"), Best Jazz Fusion Performance and Best Arrangement on an Instrumental ("Birdland"), Best Instrumental Arrangement with Accompanying Vocals ("The Places You Find Love"), and Producer of the Year. Jones was also nominated for Best Pop Instrumental Performance ("Setembro (Brazilian Wedding Song").

1994...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Long Form (Miles And Quincy Live At Montreux with Miles Davis).

2007..

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Quincy could be heard on the tribute compilation for Italian film composer Ennio Morricone,
We All Love Ennio Morricone, with the track "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly."



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