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Quincy Jones

The Global Search for Education: A World of Oppi-tunities!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.04.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The Oppi Festival pops up at Leman Manhattan School in NYC on May 15 and 16. When Quincy Jones was chosen to produce "We Are The World" in 1985, t...

Could Quincy Jones Be Any Cooler In This New Fashion Campaign?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.08.2015 | Style

We didn't think it was possible but Quincy Jones just got a little more cool. Besides being the producer behind Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and fathe...

EBONY To Honor Top 100 Black Influencers Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 11.20.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony Magazine has a history of celebrating influential African Americans. As usual, the magazine's annual 'Power 100' list of standout figures in...

From Bulldogs to Elephant Walks: Chats With Johnny Mathis, Monica Mancini and Anson Williams, Plus Matt Hires Works with RMH

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Johnny Mathis: I guess you can make it happen by being in the right place at the right time. Who knows.

Lights Go on Part XXVIII: My Favorite Phone Call

Thomas Bähler | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

I lived in an 18-foot house trailer when I first went to college. So independent was I... I sucked at it -- but I had to try... Brought my brother'...

'Keep On Keepin' On'

Hermene Hartman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Hermene Hartman

Keep on Keepin' On is a beautiful film about the love of friendship. It is a poetic film about mentoring, loving life and honoring musical talent.

Sasha Bronner

Rob Lowe: 'Living Well Is The Best Revenge'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.18.2014 | Entertainment

Rob Lowe, 25 years sober, sat in the Champagne Room at the famed Palladium Theater in Hollywood, California on Friday night, dressed in all black but ...

Netflix's Transformation: Big Data vs. Big Sociology

Markus Giesler | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Markus Giesler

"House of Cards" and Netflix's other original formats have an important role to play in reshaping consumers and consumption patterns in ways that enable the successful shift from Netflix, the streaming service to Netflix, the content provider.

Quincy Jones Holds Court at Keep On Keepin' On 's Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The buzz continues for the documentary Keep On Keepin' On, even this early in awards season: this documentary may follow 20 Feet from Stardom to Osca...

How A Jazz Legend Helped A Blind Piano Prodigy Become A Star

Posted 09.25.2014 | Black Voices

The story of pioneering jazz flugelhornist and trumpeter Clark "CT" Terry is highlighted in the inspiring new documentary, “Keep On, Keepin’ On....

Quincy Jones on Keepin' On and Other Pearls of Wisdom

Alex Simon | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Quincy Jones is to music what Steven Spielberg is to film. In a career that has spanned over 60 years, Jones has been a musician, composer, producer, mentor, philanthropist and guiding force that has helped shape the music business, popular culture, and much of society's manners, mores and events.

The Great Songwriter And Producer Bob Crewe Dies At 82

Charles Alexander | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Alexander

Crewe, one of the most successful songwriters and producers in pop-music history, died on Thursday at 82 after a long illness. It's a personal loss for me, because I got to know Crewe a bit when I helped produce and write liner notes for a box set of Four Seasons' hits in 2007.

My Conversation With Quincy Jones

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.11.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

His latest project is a labor of love for him -- it's a documentary called Keep On Keepin' On that pays tribute to his mentor, trumpet legend Clark Terry as the 93-year-old struggles with failing health while still teaching another generation of musicians.

Eastern Michigan Football Players Attack Cousin Of Teammate's Killer: Police

AP | Posted 09.05.2014 | Crime

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Three Eastern Michigan University football players have been charged with assaulting the cousin of a man convicted of killin...

Keep On Keepin' On, Alan Hicks' First Film Screens at the Hamptons International Film Festival Summerdocs

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.30.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The documentary's catchy title, Keep On Keepin' On, comes from the legendary trumpeter Clark Terry, now 94, a line he uses to inspire young musicians:...

Dear Governor Cuomo: A Conversation with Natalie Merchant, Plus Catching Up with Freda Payne

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Natalie Merchant: "We're watching what's happened in other states with the contamination of aquifers and the devastation of previously rural areas that are now highly industrialized. There's also quite a bit of contamination of the air that occurs with hydraulic fracturing."

Me and Mr. (and Mrs.) Jones -- Keeping Up the American Way

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Randee Mia Berman

Keeping up with the Joneses is supposedly as American as July 4 and apple pie. But it wasn't something I ever worried about, especially since: a) I'...

Managing Michael Jackson and More: A Chat with Ron Weisner, Plus William Beckett and Noel Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ron Weisner: "When you're involved in the music world that I've been involved with, I was in the record end of it first and then the management next, then the television live concert world, and each relates to each other in a different way."

The Secret Chaos Behind Lionel Richie And Michael Jackson's Iconic Song

OWN | Posted 06.20.2014 | OWN

In 1985, producer Quincy Jones gave Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson the assignment of a lifetime. To help fight famine in Africa, he wanted them to ...

LISTEN: 53 Songs Your Intern Should Know

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.24.2014 | Black Voices

Have you ever found yourself singing a classic, notable song around your friends or colleagues only to discover someone’s perplexed facial expressio...

Conversations With José James, Theo Croker, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Plus An Exclusive From Matt Sorum's Fierce Joy

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

José James: "Hearing a musician make music that has no commercial intent is pretty amazing. It feels different. I kind of wanted to tap into some of that energy and bring it on the album. Hopefully in a small way it's there."

Before You Head Over To Brazil: 2014 World Cup, Samba and Sergio!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Marlon Regis

Over 200,000 people from the United States alone, will be traveling to Brazil this summer for the FIFA 2014 World Cup, while another quarter-million...

Conversations With Toto's Steve Lukather, Jenny Sheinman, Jeff Black and Oh Honey's Mitchy Collins and Danielle Bouchard

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

We were never the trendiest band, but we've always been here. Even the critics that hated us back in the day, you get them drunk and they know the lyrics to all these songs.

Brennan Williams

Quincy Jones Gives Back To Legendary Mentor With New Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.25.2014 | Entertainment

Before they became recognized worldwide for their musicianship, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Quincy Jones and Dianne Reeves were among the countless a...

A Tune From the Middle East, a Bridge to America

Badr Jafar | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts
Badr Jafar

We see music and art as cultural bridges from the Middle East to the world. The arts offer the best representation of a people. They transcend politics, race, religion, color and language.