QUINCY JONES: THE DUDE

Ai No Corrida

It’s rare an artist can be measured by his award ceremony trophies, but Quincy Jones is the exception.  He is the all-time most nominated Grammy artist, with a total of 76 nominations and 26 awards.  In addition, Quincy Jones has received an Emmy Award, seven Oscar nominations, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. His life and career were chronicled in 1990 in the critically acclaimed Warner Bros. film Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones. In 2001, he published Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones.   He is the man, and my dude.

QUINCY JONES The Ultimate Collection:

Quincy Jones - Quincy Jones: Ultimate Collection - Ai No Corrida

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QUINCY JONES The Dude:

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Quincy Jones - The Dude

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Released: October 25, 1990 (US) (CD) 1981 (US) (LP)
Recorded: Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, California, 1981
Genre: Jazz
Length : 41:02 (CD) (LP)
Label: A&M Records
Producer : Quincy Jones

Track listing

1. Ai No Corrida
2. The Dude
3. Just Once
4. Betcha Wouldn’t Hurt Me
5. Somethin’ Special
6. Razzamatazz
7. One Hundred Ways
8. Velas
9. Turn on the Action

The album featured the debut of vocalist James Ingram on the singles “Just Once” and “One Hundred Ways,” which reached no. 17 and 14, respectively, on the Billboard Hot 100. He won the Grammy award for best R&B vocal performance for his work on the album. Belgian harmonica player and puccaloist Toots Thielemans also contributed to the album, appearing on the instrumental track Velas.

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~ by Dudegotchops on October 24, 2007.

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