Quincy Jones

  1. Quincy Jones, John Mayer To Headline LA Music Expo

    January 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Quincy Jones, John Mayer and retired soul singer Bill Withers will headline performing rights group ASCAP's annual songwriters convention in Hollywood on April 22-24, organizers said. The trio will share the secrets of their success and craft ...

  2. Haiti Relief Efforts

    January 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST Quincy Jones To Remake 'We Are The World' For Haiti January 21, 2010 Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie are planning a massive 25th anniversary re-recording of "We Are the World." Simon Cowell To Produce Charity Single For Haiti Ja ...

  3. Quincy Jones To Remake 'We Are The World' For Haiti

    January 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie are planning a massive 25th anniversary re-recording of "We Are the World." The timing couldn't be better, sadly enough. The duo is summoning lots and lots of talent from Grammy weekend to stay an extr ...

  4. SXSW Day 2: Buzz Bands, Quincy Jones, Kanye West

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While Austin is still full of the young, cool, and beautiful drinking their way through the hype machine, there are signs the recession has had an impact on the festival. Parties that offered lavish spreads last year have cut back to putting out b ...

  5. Quincy Jones To Deliver SXSW Keynote

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The organizers of the SXSW music conference announced that Quincy Jones will deliver a keynote address on March 19, 2009. Jones' current and upcoming projects include the recently released book "The Complete Quincy Jones: My Journey and ...

  6. Quincy Jones To Market Audio Lines

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Harman International has inked Quincy Jones to help market its licensed and co-branded products in the consumer, automotive and professional audio fields. Jones will appear at Harman-sponsored events and contribute to corporate and brand-level mar ...

  7. ASCAP, Stars Salute Quincy

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Only in New York would a salute to a music icon open with a tap dance by Tony Award-winning choreographer Savion Glover and garbage lids clashing together by the cast of "Stomp," bringing honoree Quincy Jones and guest performer Tony Ben ...

  8. The Billboard Q&A: David Banner

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT David Banner joined fellow MC Master P, music industry executives and scholars to discuss offensive language in hip-hop music before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Sept. 26. Reading from a statement, the 33-year-old Mississippi rapper/ ...

  9. Legendary Jazz Drummer Max Roach Dies At 83

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed be-bop drummer and composer Max Roach died in his sleep early this morning (Aug. 16) at age 83 in New York, according to a spokesperson from Blue Note Records. The cause of death was not announced. Considered one of the most influential ...

  10. Jones Debuts Video Podcast Series

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Quincy Jones says the one thing he never wants to do is grow up. The legendary music man keeps himself young by embracing today's culture. This week, he debuted his new video podcast series, the first installment aptly called 'Episode 1. ...

  11. Quincy Jones Hits Branding High Note

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Quincy Jones is looking to leverage his status as a perennial icon of musical cool with his own lifestyle products and digital media. In a major branding initiative kicking off at this week’s Licensing International trade show in New York, the 27- ...

  12. Z-Trip In The Mix For 'All-Pro Football'

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A DJ Z-Trip-produced soundtrack with all original tracks, remixes and mash-ups highlights the new Take-Two/2K Sports "All-Pro Football 2K8" video game due in July for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Cross-marketing includes a 2K Sports/Decon ...

  13. Ivors Handed Out In London

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary producer and musician Quincy Jones, DJ/producer Norman Cook and veteran singers Peter Gabriel and Yusuf Islam were among the musicians feted today at the 52nd Ivor Novello Awards for songwriters. The lunchtime gala, affectionately known ...

  14. iTunes To Offer American Idol Special Performances

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT iTunes will be offering exclusive video and audio downloads of performances from the two-night American Idol special "Idol Gives Back." Performers include Kelly Clarkson; Gwen Stefani: Earth, Wind & Fire; Josh Groban with the African ...

  15. Exclusive: Quincy Jones Q&A

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Producing music for a production music library seems like an unusual gig for someone like Quincy Jones. After all, most composers and producers for this type of music are relatively unknown. But Jones inked a deal to produce a nine-CD series for F ...

  16. Quincy Switches Producing Gears

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Quincy Jones is adding his special touch to a production music library. The composer for films like "In Cold Blood" and "The Color Purple" is producing a heritage black music series for Extreme Music to license for film, televi ...

  17. Weinsteins Pick Cherry Lane

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Some of the top indie-minded entrepreneurs in entertainment are finding their way to Cherry Lane Music Publishing. On the heels of Quincy Jones's move to the indie publisher is the company formed by hit film producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein ...

  18. Quincy Jones Moves Songs To Cherry Lane

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST The legendary Quincy Jones has moved his music publishing catalog of more than 1,600 copyrights from major publisher Warner/Chappell Music to indie publisher Cherry Lane Music Publishing. Jones and the New York-based Cherry Lane signed a multi-yea ...

  19. Stars Line Up for Quincy Jones Concert

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple and eBay have joined Yahoo! and MTV as media partners for Quincy Jones' "We Are the Future" (WAF) concert, scheduled Sunday in Rome, Italy. The event will raise funds to help children in war-rav Apple and eBay have joined Yaho ...

  20. Stars Line Up for Quincy Jones Concert

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple and eBay have joined Yahoo! and MTV as media partners for Quincy Jones' "We Are the Future" (WAF) concert, scheduled Sunday in Rome, Italy. The event will raise funds to help children in war-rav Apple and eBay have joined Yaho ...

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