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Quincy Jones to Be Honored at Monterey Jazz Festival

Tribute to feature early A&M albums

Quincy Jones, founder of Qwest TV
Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award recipient Quincy Jones speaks during the Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition in Hollywood, California, 11-15

Celebrated composer, musician and producer Quincy Jones will be honored with a tribute titled “The A&M Years” at the Monterey Jazz Festival on Sept. 16.

With five-time Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride serving as music director, the tribute will feature music from Walking in Space, Gula Matari and Smackwater Jack-the first three albums Jones released after joining the A&M label in 1969.

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