American Masters : Quincy Jones: In the Pocket (2001)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Music History, Social History  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Mark Deming

Quincy Jones has worn many hats during his fifty-plus years in the music business -- sideman, soloist, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, producer, film composer. film producer -- and has worked with a who's who of American music, from Count Basie and Tommy Dorsey to Dizzy Gilespie and Miles Davis, and on to Frank Sinatra and Ella Fiztgerald, and later Donna Summer and Michael Jackson. Quincy Jones: In The Pocket is a documentary which offers an in-depth look at Jones's remarkable career, featuring interviews with his friends and admirers (including Sidney Poitier, Maya Angelou, and Bill Clinton) and rare footage of Jones at work in the studio, including sessions with Sinatra and an insider's look at the "We Are The World" sessions.



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