Jones, Quincy 1933-
Most widely held works about Quincy Jones
Most widely held works by Quincy Jones
Roots ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 2,103 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.
The color purple ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,961 libraries worldwide
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
Q : the autobiography of Quincy Jones by Quincy Jones ( Book )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,906 libraries worldwide
Jones started out playing trumpet in the Lionel Hampton Band before going on to a career as a composer, arranger, and record producer.
African American lives ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.
Truman Capote's In cold blood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
A hard hitting docu-drama about two ex-cons who ruthlessly murder a Kansas family in 1959 in order to steal their non-existent stash of money.
In the heat of the night ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and German and held by 935 libraries worldwide
A black homicide expert is asked to help solve the murder of a wealthy businessman in a small town.
The history of rock 'n' roll ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 925 libraries worldwide
This ten episode documentary covers rock 'n' roll history from its humble beginnings in the '50s to Lollapalooza in the '90s. A kaleidoscope of musical memories, it features interviews with stars from Little Richard to Bono, as they recall the sound and songs that changed their lives. There are vintage clips examining: early stars during rock's first golden age, the turmoil of the British Invasion, the incandescent birth of soul, the death of the folk troubadour as Dylan went electric, the rise and fall of the counterculture, guitar heroes forever, the split personality of the 70s, the rise of punk, and the reinvention of rock to encompass MTV and festival mania in the 90s. Includes classic footage, concert performances, complete songs, and stars galore.
On the shoulders of giants. Vol. 2, Master intellects & creative giants [an audio & musical journey through the Harlem Renaissance by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar examines some of the leading political and cultural figures of the Harlem Renaissance--including Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Du Bois, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Langston Hughes, and many more.
Fantasia Fantasia 2000 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Fantasia: Features a blend of animation set to classical music, and live action scenes of the orchestra. Pieces include: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, The Nutcracker Suite by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky, The Pastoral Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli, Night on Bald Mountain by Modeste Moussorgsky, and Ave Maria by Franz Schubert.
Off the wall by Michael Jackson ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
The pawnbroker ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 621 libraries worldwide
A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt.
A great day in Harlem ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A great day in Harlem tells the story of Art Kane's famous 1958 group photograph of the jazz greats of the period. Includes home movie footage of that day of the musicians arriving and greeting each other the morning of the shoot. Also includes conversations with musicians and archival performance footage.
The two nations of black America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
There is a growing economic divide in black America. Today, America's black middle class is the largest in its history, yet roughly one-third of black America continues to live in poverty. This film measures the economic and social success of the civil rights movement and the gap between middle class and poor African-Americans through interviews with noted Afro-Americans and historical film footage.
The Italian job ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Fresh from prison, Charlie begins to work on a heist that will either set him up for life - or send him up forever. Charlie and his unruly lot of thieves take on the mob, the police and the gridlocked traffic of Turin to rob a heavily armed shipment of gold bullion.
On the shoulders of giants. Vol. 4, Jazz lights up Harlem an audio & musical journey through the Harlem Renaissance by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Listen as jazz critic Stanley Crouch describes the Roaring Twenties and Kareeem discusses how jazz influenced his life.
Get rich or die tryin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and French and held by 508 libraries worldwide
A rap superhero is encased in muscular flesh like armor, his face is an impassive mask, he reaches out to destroy his enemies with his unique talent. Marcus is a gangster who breaks from his youthful life of crime to triumph as a rapper. Marcus's girlfriend helps him pull free the wires holding his jaw shut when he's recovered from being shot in the face. He even has a moment when a razor blade is thrown into his cell and is encouraged to kill himself. Instead, the self-reliant gangster uses it to carve his rhymes into the walls.
Back on the block by Quincy Jones ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Quincy Jones made his debut on his own label with his most extravagant, most star-studded, most brilliantly sequenced pop album to date. This album continues to impress and influence people to this date.
For love of Ivy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
A wealthy family, afraid of losing their housekeeper to a secretarial career, fix her up with a man-about-town, who is secretly involved in illegal gambling.
The Wiz original soundtrack by Charlie Smalls ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Q's jook joint by Quincy Jones ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem,--1947- African American families African Americans African Americans--Intellectual life African American women Audiobooks Big band music Biographical television programs Biography Criticism, interpretation, etc. DNA fingerprinting Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Drama Families Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Genealogy Haley, Alex Haley family Harlem Renaissance Historical films Historical television programs History Interviews Jackson family Jazz Jazz musicians Jazz vocals Jones, Quincy,--1933- Kansas Kinte family Moore family Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Murder New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Harlem Popular music Rock music Sisters Slavery Soul music Southern States Television mini-series United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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