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George Benson - 100% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Musicals & The Arts
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22 March 1943, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. This guitarist and singer successfully planted his feet in both the modern jazz and easy-listening pop camps in the mid-70s when jazz pop as well as jazz rock became a most lucrative proposition. Before a move to New York in 1963, he had played in various R&B outfits local to Pittsburgh, including the Altairs and the Four Cou Read more

George Duke - 82% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: Jazz Funk R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Comedy Drama
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12 January 1946, San Rafael, California, USA. Duke studied the piano at school (where he ran a Les McCann -inspired Latin band) and emerged from the San Francisco Conservatory as a Bachelor of Music in 1967. From 1965-67 he was resident pianist at the Half Note, accompanying musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie and Kenny Dorham. This grounding served as a musical education for Read more

Al Jarreau - 79% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals Documentaries
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Alwyn Lopez Jarreau, 12 March 1940, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Singing a highly sophisticated form of vocalese, Jarreau’s style displays many influences. Some of these come from within the world of jazz, notably the work of Jon Hendricks, while others are external. He customarily uses vocal sounds that include the clicks of African song and the plosives common in orient Read more

Barry White - 73% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Drama Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
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12 September 1944, Galveston, Texas, USA, d. 4 July 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA. Raised in Watts, Los Angeles, White immersed himself in the local music fraternity while still very young, playing piano on Jesse Belvin’s R&B hit, ‘Goodnight My Love’, at the age of 11. Barry made several records during the early 60s, under his own name, as ‘Barry Read more

Crusaders - 73% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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The Crusaders - 73% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Television
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This remarkably versatile group was formed in Houston, Texas, as the Swingsters. During the 50s, Wilton Felder (31 August 1940, Houston, Texas, USA; reeds), Wayne Henderson (b. 24 September 1939, Houston, Texas, USA; trombone), Joe Sample (b. 1 February 1939, Houston, Texas, USA; keyboards) and Nesbert ‘Stix’ Hooper (b. 15 August 1938, Houston, Texas, USA; drums), Read more

Lee Ritenour - 64% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Drama
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The Brothers Johnson - 64% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Disco Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Television
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This US hard-funk duo featured George Johnson (17 May 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar, vocals) and Louis Johnson (b. 13 April 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA; bass). They previously worked alongside their older brother Tommy and cousin Alex Weir in the band Johnson Three Plus One, backing the Supremes and Bobby Womack. George and Louis then went on to tour with Read more

Chaka Khan - 63% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Comedy Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Vocals Drama Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
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Yvette Marie Stevens, 23 March 1953, Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Illinois, USA. Having sung with several Chicago club bands, including Lyfe, Lock And Chains and Baby Huey And The Babysitters, Chaka Khan became acquainted with Ask Rufus, a group formed from the remnants of hit group the American Breed. When Khan replaced original singer Paulette McWilliams, the line-u Read more

Earth, Wind & Fire - 62% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Funk Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts R&B / Soul Television Action & Adventure Music Theme
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The origins of this imaginative US group date back to the 60s and Chicago’s black music session circle. Drummer Maurice White (19 December 1941, Memphis, Tennessee, USA) appeared on sessions for Etta James, Fontella Bass, Billy Stewart and more, before joining the Ramsey Lewis Trio in 1965. He left four years later to form the Salty Peppers, which prepared the way for a Read more

Incognito - 62% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: R&B / Soul Electronic & Ambient
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Among the most prolific and popular of the 90s UK jazz funk generation, Incognito’s origins can be traced back to the previous decade’s Britfunk movement. The mainstay of the band is Jean Paul ‘Bluey’ Maunick, a veteran of Light Of The World. His original co-conspirator in Incognito was Paul ‘Tubs’ Williams (11 October 1962, Hackney, London, Eng Read more

Roy Ayers - 61% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: Jazz R&B / Soul Urban & Rap Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Action & Adventure
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10 September 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA. A popular jazz vibraphonist and vocalist, Ayers reached the peak of his commercial popularity during the mid-70s and early 80s, crossing over into the mainstream charts. He is also justly celebrated as an important influence on the latter decade’s acid-jazz movement. Read more

The O'Jays - 60% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Funk
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The core of this long-standing soul group, Eddie LeVert (16 June 1942, Birmingham, Alabama, USA) and Walter Williams (b. 25 August 1942, USA), sang together as a gospel duo prior to forming the Triumphs in 1958. This doo-wop-influenced quintet was completed by William Powell (b. 20 January 1942, USA, d. 26 May 1977), Bill Isles and Bobby Massey and quickly grew popular aroun Read more

Isaac Hayes - 59% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: R&B / Soul Television Comedy Funk Holiday & Seasonal Drama Action & Adventure Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Sci-Fi / Fantasy Soundtracks Pop / Rock Horror Kids & Family Disco Documentaries
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20 August 1942, Covington, Tennessee, USA d. 10 August 2008, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Hayes’ formative years were spent playing piano and organ in various Memphis clubs. He fronted several groups, including Sir Isaac And The Doo-dads, the Teen Tones and Sir Calvin And His Swinging Cats, and recorded a handful of rudimentary singles. However, it was not until 1964 that h Read more

Bob James - 58% match to Quincy Jones

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
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25 December 1939, Marshall, Missouri, USA. James played the piano from the age of four and eventually gained an MA in Composition from the University of Michigan in 1962. He worked as musical director and accompanist with vocalist Sarah Vaughan until 1968. In 1973 Quincy Jones introduced him to Creed Taylor who was forming his CTI Records label. James became his arranger and Read more

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