Quincy Jones documentary to be out in September

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Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) “Quincy”, a new documentary about the Grammy Award winner Quincy Jones, will be launched on September 21.

Online streaming platform Netflix will launch the documentary, co-directed by “The Eyes of Love” fame singer’s daughter Rashida Jones.

It will depict Quincy’s life and career through a combination of modern day and archival footage, highlighting his musical evolution as a trumpeter, producer, conductor, composer and arranger, reports variety.com.

Honoured to get associated with “Quincy”, Rashida said: “It’s rare that somebody who has lived as much life as my dad is still interested in growing and knowing the next generation.

“He is such a man of action and accomplishments, but we were so lucky to spend real time with him, to let him reflect on life and the larger picture.”

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The film will also look into the mentorship relationships Quincy formed over the years with fellow musicians and members of the entertainment industry such as Lesley Gore, Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith.

Lisa Nishimura, Vice President of the original documentaries for Netflix, said: “t’s a rare opportunity to be able to present the definitive story of someone who has for over seven decades, not just influenced, but altered the course of culture.”

–IANS

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