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INA Archives 1960

Quincy Jones Big Band, Live in Paris INA Archives 1960


Quincy Jones was considered a young prodigy before this 1960 performance in Paris. By the age of twenty-seven, he had already left two music scholarships (one at Berklee College of Music) to join Lionel Hampton and Dizzy Gillespie's Big Bands and been commissioned to write and arrange for the likes of Cannonball Adderley, Count Basie, Ray Charles, Sonny Stitt, Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Washington.

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  • Patti Bown | Pianist
  • Buddy Catlett | Double bassist
  • Joe Harris | Drummer
  • Les Spann | Electric guitar
  • Julius Watkins | Hornist
  • The Quincy Jones Big Band
  • Quincy Jones | Bandleader


  • Benny Goodman / James Mundy / Charlie Christian, Air Mail Special
  • Bobby Timmons / Quincy Jones, Moanin'
  • Billy Reid / Quincy Jones, The Gypsy
  • Ray Noble, Cherokee
  • Richard Carpenter, Walking
  • Quincy Jones, Big Red


  • Directed by:
    • Jean-Christophe Averty
  • Production date: 1960
  • Production: © Radiodiffusion Télévision Française (RTF) - Paris
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