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Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (3-Oct-1990)

Director: Ellen Weissbrod

Writer: Ellen Weissbrod

Keywords: Music Documentary, Biography

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George Benson
Jazz Musician
22-Mar-1943   Prominent jazz guitarist and vocalist
Big Daddy Kane
Musician
10-Sep-1968   King Asiatic Nobody's Equal
Richard Brooks
Film Director
18-May-1912 11-Mar-1992 In Cold Blood
Tevin Campbell
Singer
12-Nov-1976   Always In My Heart
Ray Charles
Musician
23-Sep-1930 10-Jun-2004 Georgia On My Mind
Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
26-May-1926 28-Sep-1991 Jazz trumpeter, Kind of Blue
El DeBarge
Singer
4-Jun-1961   Lead singer of DeBarge
Kool Moe Dee
Rapper
8-Aug-1963   Rap artist
Sheila E
Drummer
12-Dec-1957   Child prodigy Latin percussionist
Billy Eckstine
Singer
8-Jul-1914 8-Mar-1993 First African-American singing idol
Ahmet Ertegün
Business
21-Jul-1923 14-Dec-2006 Atlantic Records co-founder
Ella Fitzgerald
Singer
25-Apr-1917 15-Jun-1996 The First Lady of Jazz
Flavor Flav
Rapper
16-Mar-1959   Public Enemy
Aretha Franklin
Singer
25-Mar-1942   R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Dizzy Gillespie
Jazz Musician
21-Oct-1917 7-Jan-1993 Be-bop jazz trumpeter
Lesley Gore
Singer
2-May-1946   Well-known crying advocate
Alex Haley
Novelist
11-Aug-1921 10-Feb-1992 Roots
Lionel Hampton
Jazz Musician
20-Apr-1908 31-Aug-2002 Jazz vibrophonist and bandleader
Herbie Hancock
Jazz Musician
12-Apr-1940   Innovative jazz/fusion composer and pianist
Ice-T
Rapper
16-Feb-1958   Pimp, Cop Killer
Jesse Jackson
Activist
8-Oct-1941   Rainbow Coalition
Michael Jackson
Singer
29-Aug-1958 25-Jun-2009 King of Pop
Quincy Jones
Music Producer
14-Mar-1933   Musician, Composer, Producer
Rashida Jones
Actor
25-Feb-1976   Ann Perkins on Parks and Recreation
Sidney Lumet
Film Director
25-Jun-1924 9-Apr-2011 Dog Day Afternoon
Bobby McFerrin
Singer/Songwriter
11-Mar-1950   Don't Worry, Be Happy
Frank Sinatra
Singer
12-Dec-1915 14-May-1998 It's Frank's world, we just live in it
Steven Spielberg
Film Director
18-Dec-1946   E.T.
Barbra Streisand
Singer
24-Apr-1942   You Don't Bring Me Flowers
Al B. Sure
Singer/Songwriter
4-Jun-1969   In Effect Mode
Sarah Vaughan
Singer
28-Mar-1924 3-Apr-1990 The Divine One
Oprah Winfrey
Talk Show Host
29-Jan-1954   The Oprah Winfrey Show

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