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Quincy Delight Jones, Jr.  is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, record company executive, humanitarian, and jazz trumpeter.  His career spans six decades in the entertainment industry and a record 79 Grammy Award nominations, 27 Grammys, including a Grammy Legend Award in 1991. In 1968, Jones and his songwriting partner Bob Russell became the first African Americans to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, their "The Eyes of Love" for the Universal Pictures film Banning. That same year, Jones was the first African American to be nominated twice within the same year for an Academy Award for Best Original Score, as he was also nominated for his work on the film In Cold Blood (1967). In 1971, Jones was the first African American to be named as the musical director/conductor of the Academy Awards ceremony

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Quincy Jones

Born 1933-03-14 (86 years ago) in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Height 169 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (The Dude) 24th Annual Grammy Awards 1981 The Dude
Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album (The Lady and Her Music) 24th Annual Grammy Awards 1981 The Lady and Her Music
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement (Velas) 24th Annual Grammy Awards 1981 Velas
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) (Ai No Corrida) 24th Annual Grammy Awards 1981 Ai No Corrida
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement (Dinorah, Dinorah) 23rd Annual Grammy Awards 1980 Dinorah, Dinorah
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement (The Wiz: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 21st Annual Grammy Awards 1978 The Wiz: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement (Summer in the City) 16th Annual Grammy Awards 1973 Summer in the City
Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance (Smackwater Jack) 14th Annual Grammy Awards 1971 Smackwater Jack
Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album (Walking in Space) 12th Annual Grammy Awards 1969 Walking in Space
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement (I Can't Stop Loving You) 6th Annual Grammy Awards 1963 I Can't Stop Loving You
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Grammy Award for Album of the Year (The Dude) 24th Annual Grammy Awards 1981 The Dude
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement (Dinorah, Dinorah) 23rd Annual Grammy Awards 1980 Dinorah, Dinorah
Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance (Along Came Betty) 17th Annual Grammy Awards 1974 Along Came Betty
Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (Body Heat) 17th Annual Grammy Awards 1974 Het puls
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement (Summer in the City) 16th Annual Grammy Awards 1973 Summer in the City
Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance (You've Got It Bad Girl) 16th Annual Grammy Awards 1973 You've Got It Bad Girl
Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance (Smackwater Jack) 14th Annual Grammy Awards 1971 Smackwater Jack
Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song (Something More) 29th Golden Globe Awards 1971 Something More
Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song (The Time For Love Is Any Time) 27th Golden Globe Awards 1969 The Time For Love Is Any Time
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Nastassja Kinski(Sambo: 1991–1995) 1991 1995 Sambo
Peggy Lipton(Gifta: 1974-09-14–1990) 1974-09-14 1990 Gifta
Ulla Andersson(Gifta: 1968-10-17–1974-09-13) 1968-10-17 1974-09-13 Gifta
Jeri Caldwell(Gifta: 1957–1966) 1957 1966 Gifta
Children

Jolie Jones Levine, Martina Jones, Quincy Jones III, Kidada Jones, Rashida Jones, Rachel Jones, Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones

Parents

Sarah Frances Jones, Quincy Delight Jones, Sr.

Siblings

Richard A. Jones, Lloyd Jones, Jeanette Jones, Margie Jones

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Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, record company executive, humanitarian, and jazz trumpeter. His career spans six decades in the entertainment industry and a record 79 Grammy Award nominations, 27 Grammys, including a Grammy Legend Award in 1991. In 1968, Jones and his songwriting partner Bob Russell became the first African Americans to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, their "The Eyes of Love" for the Universal Pictures film Banning. That same year, Jones was the first African American to be nominated twice within the same year for an Academy Award for Best Original Score, as he was also nominated for his work on the film In Cold Blood (1967). In 1971, Jones was the first African American to be named as the musical director/conductor of the Academy Awards ceremony. In 1995 he was the first African American to receive the Academy's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. He is tied with sound designer Willie D. Burton as the African American who has been nominated for the most Oscars; each has received seven nominations. Jones was the producer, with Michael Jackson, of Jackson's albums Off the Wall (1979), Thriller (1982), and Bad (1987), as well as being the producer and conductor of the charity song "We Are the World". In 2013 Jones was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as the winner, alongside Lou Adler, of the Ahmet Ertegun Award. Among his awards, Jones was named by Time Magazine as one of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century.

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