The Dynamic Film Music of Quincy Jones
Saturday, February 02, 2013
The multifaceted Quincy Jones isn't just the producer of Michael Jackson's "Thriller," and a great jazz arranger. Like many significant American composers including Aaron Copland and Philip Glass, Jones studied in Paris with famed musical pedagogue Nadia Boulanger. The character and subtlety of Jones' compositions are effectively displayed in his inventive film scores.
David Garland presents an overview of Quincy Jones' movie music, including highlights from "The Color Purple," "The Italian Job," "In the Heat of the Night," "In Cold Blood," "Mirage," and more.