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Tag: Quincy Jones
This is the opening cut from Sinatra’s timeless 1966 live album ‘Sinatra at the Sands,’ featuring the Count Basie Orchestra and arrangements by a then up-and-coming arranger named Quincy Jones.
Harry Belafonte, Bruce Willis, Danny Glover, Patti Smith, Ben Stiller and Common were among the celebrities on hand to salute the Jazz Foundation of America during their annual “A Great Night In Harlem” Gala at the Apollo Theater on April 4.
Trumpeter-bandleader John Daversa, vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant, drummer Steve Gadd and saxophone icon Wayne Shorter were among the big winners in the jazz categories of the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.