My Journey And Passions: Photos, Letters, Memories And More From Q’s Personal Collection
Insight Editions, 2008. FIRST EDITION, first printing.Mint, like new, signed copy of The Complete Quincy Jones with “Certificate of Authenticity” and official hologram sticker. Assembled in the fashion of a scrapbook. Preface by Maya Angelou; Foreword by Clint Eastwood; Introduction by Bono; and Afterword by Sidney Poitier. Everything you love about American popular culture is Quincy Jones. As an artist and impresario Quincy Jones has been the creative catalyst for over 50 years of American cultural phenomena orchestrating the sounds of Frank Sinatra, setting the ambiance for Steven Spielberg, cultivating the talent of Michael Jackson, and introducing Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith to the world--just to name a few. THE COMPLETE QUINCY JONES examines the diverse virtuosity of Quincy Jones, celebrating his prolific contribution to American art and culture. Comprised of personal interviews and recollections with Jones, this collection peers behind the veil of celebrity, with extraordinary access to his creative inspirations and labors. Through private notebooks, correspondence, and photographs Jones offers unprecedented introspection into the depths of his creativity and the histories of his ventures. From the volumes of his memorabilia, Jones emerges as a contemplative and dynamic maestro, thriving on intuition and ceaselessly pursuing the soul of his art. "Q" is a platinum selling musician, the all time Grammy nominee, and the composer of more than thirty-three film scores . As a paragon humanitarian he was the major supporter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Operation Breadbasket, a founding member of the Institute for Black American Music and the Black Arts Festival, and is creator of the Quincy Jones Listen Up Foundation, which works to build homes in Africa and educate children in global conflict zones. Jones currently resides in Los Angeles and at the age of seventy-four works tirelessly as a versatile performer, producer, philanthropist, and impresario. Quincy Jones' talents are legendary, his compassion universal, and his life too much for words. Book is signed and dated beautifully in black Sharpie by legendary Quincy Jones. 141 pages.