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Quincy Jones

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  • Magic Johnson honored at Carousel of Hope Ball

    Magic Johnson honored at Carousel of Hope Ball
    The event: Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar bestowed the Brass Ring Award on Saturday on NBA superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson at the Carousel of Hope Ball. Hosted by Barbara Davis, and presented by Mercedes Benz, the biannual black-tie...
  • Some 'walk right out' of L.A. gallery with Israeli, Iranian artists

    Some 'walk right out' of L.A. gallery with Israeli, Iranian artists
    Architect-turned-gallerist Shulamit Nazarian stretches out on the rooftop deck of her contemporary Venice art gallery, formerly a sleek Modernist house by the ocean. The rooftop, five stories high with a fire pit at its center, is an oasis of peace on...
  • 'Keep On' pays homage to jazz trumpeter and mentor Clark Terry

    For much of his long, prolific career, jazz trumpeter Clark Terry has been a passionate and generous teacher as well as a performer, mentoring Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, among others. Alan Hicks, one of the young musicians to have enjoyed Clark's...
  • Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'

    Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'
    Clark Terry, the Grammy Award-winning trumpeter whose career spans 70 years, played in Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's bands, performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie and Dinah Washington, and mentored Miles Davis and Quincy...
  • Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape

    Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape
    A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore. Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
  • David Arquette sheds Beverly Hills home he shared with Courteney Cox

    David Arquette sheds Beverly Hills home he shared with Courteney Cox
    David Arquette, the ex-husband of Courteney Cox and executive producer of “Cougar Town,” has sold the Beverly Hills home they shared for an undisclosed price. The property was listed last year at $19.5 million, and the sale price has not yet...
  • Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker

    Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker
    Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal. Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...
  • Five things we learned from the Bowl's black movie music salute

    Five things we learned from the Bowl's black movie music salute
    The most revered black films aren't just beloved for all-star casts or compelling plots -- the soundtracks were just as pivotal. From “Do the Right Thing” to “Boomerang” and “Waiting to Exhale,” the music that scored...
  • Former Swedish House Mafia DJ Steve Angello on His Label, New Album

    During his years as one third of supergroup Swedish House Mafia, Steve Angello did as much as anyone to mainstream EDM in the U.S., becoming the first dance act to headline Madison Square Garden. Yet Angello's roots go far beyond that project, with his...
  • Quincy Jones Sees Himself in Those He Helps Around the World

    Quincy Jones has been involved in so many causes, staged so many benefits and spearheaded so many initiatives, starting from the 1960s and continuing to the present day, that the word "philanthropist" often seems to be appended to his name just as often...
  • At 'Keep On Keepin' On' Premiere, Restorative Spirit of Jazz Burns Bright

    At the Wednesday-night premiere of the documentary "Keep On Keepin' On" -- a story of triumph over adversity that focuses on the relationship between teacher and jazz legend Clark Terry and apprentice Justin Kauflin, a young blind pianist -- first-time...