Legendary producer-composer Quincy Jones jokes that his recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was a long time coming. Jones also talks about celebrating his 80th birthday last week with his friend and birthday twin, actor Michael Caine.
Robert T. Ironside is mounting a comeback. NBC has given a pilot order for a reboot of the 1967 detective drama, Ironside, to star Blair Underwood. The new Ironside, written by Mike Caleo and produced by Universal TV, centers on an acerbic, sarcastic detective in a wheelchair who pushes and prods his hand-picked team to solve the most [...]
Oh, the fascinating lives Hollywood moguls live. When you have a slew of lawyers at your beck and call, you can have crazy legal skirmishes like the one being waged by Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn and “Girls Gone Wild” creator Joe Francis. Things have gotten so bad that they have pulled super producer Quincy [...]
Quincy Jones is legendary for identifying stellar talent and creating proteges, including the late “King of Pop” Michael Jackson. Jones now introduces us to a new talent – a refreshingly free pianist from the decidedly less free nation of Cuba. Alfredo Rodriguez was offered a spot at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland in 2006. [...]
Legendary producer and songwriter Quincy Jones was the guest of honor at the Spotify Stories Behind The Music event held Wednesday night at the Andaz Hotel in Hollywood, but he’s made some waves for his criticism of Sean “Diddy” Combsduring an interview with the night’s host Bruno Mars. When the topic of Diddy came up, [...]