Quincy Jones Quotes

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Born: March 14, 1933, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music artist

Every country can be defined through their food, their music and their language. That's the soul of a country.
- Quincy Jones

I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was writing arrangements for singers and everybody. But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
- Quincy Jones

I started imagining this whole different world. It was a society of musicians, a family I hoped I could belong to one day.
- Quincy Jones

I was raised in Chicago and I guess that was one of the special breeding grounds for gangsters of all colors. That was the Detroit of the gangster world. The car industry was thugs.
- Quincy Jones

If architecture is frozen music then music must be liquid architecture.
- Quincy Jones

If you started in New York you were dealing with the biggest guys in the world. You're dealing with Charlie Parker and all the big bands and everything. We got more experience working in Seattle.
- Quincy Jones

It's amazing how much trouble you can get in when you don't have anything else to do.
- Quincy Jones

Music in movies is all about dissonance and consonance, tension and release.
- Quincy Jones

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