Music Veteran, Quincy Jones turns 90 Today! Happy Birthday Mr. Jones

Today, the world celebrates the 90th birthday of Quincy Jones, one of the most successful and influential music figures in history. Jones has worked with an incredible variety of artists in the music industry, from Michael Jackson to Herbie Hancock, from Frank Sinatra to Beyoncé. His influence and accomplishments are truly legendary.

Quincy Jones is a musical genius and has a career that spans more than six decades. He has worked with a range of popular artists in the music industry, including Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Elton John, and many more. He has been a key figure in the development of jazz, funk, soul, and hip-hop music, and has been credited with helping to shape the sound and style of modern music.

In addition to his work as a musician, producer, and arranger, Jones has also been a pioneer in the business side of the music industry. He was one of the first African American producers to have a major impact on the music industry. Jones was also the first African American to be named vice-president of a major record label, CBS Records.

Jones’ influence is felt not only in the music industry but in the wider world. He has served as an advocate for various social causes, including civil rights, AIDS awareness, and education. He has also worked to help foster understanding between cultures by using music as a bridge.

Throughout his career, Jones has demonstrated a commitment to improving the lives of others, and his dedication to his craft has been inspiring to countless people. As the world celebrates Jones’ 90th birthday today, we should take a moment to reflect on the people he has worked with over the years and the impact he has had on the music industry.

His work has been instrumental in shaping the sound of popular music, and his influence on music industry business practices has also been profound. As Jones celebrates his 90th birthday today, we should take time to recognize and celebrate the man who has worked so hard to bring us some of the most influential music of our time. 

Happy Birthday Quincy Jones!

Curtis Lawrence