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Quincy Jones dirigeant The Amazing Keystone Big Band Festival Jazz à Vienne, 2014 Photo : Pascal Kober

Quincy Jones with The Amazing Keystone Big Band
Festival Jazz à Vienne, 2014
Photo : Pascal Kober

He “invented” Michael Jackson (and so many others!) and put them in the spotlight. Master Q is a driver of wisdom and knowledge. Listen to his Back in the Block album…It dates from 1989, but it’s a sheer delight, bringing together, among others, no less than : George Benson, Ray Charles, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Bobby McFerrin, Prince, Sarah Vaughan and Joe Zawinul. The Amazing Keystone Big Band is on the right track…

This picture is published in my ABC FOR JAZZ LOVERS, the english version of my Abécédaire amoureux du jazz, a 180 pages book with a foreword by Marcus Miller, published by Snoeck and which bring together more than 200 jazz portraits took on stage and backstage all around the world for Jazz Hot magazine.

For those who love jazz and to those who think they… don’t (!), a good idea for a Christmas present  ! Want to order  ? Here it is    :

Publisher’s website


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