Posts Tagged ‘Quincy Jones’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that its Board of Governors voted to present Academy Honorary Awards to two artists, including composer, songwriter and record producer Quincy Jones. He will receive the Oscar at the Academy’s Governors Awards event on Sunday, November 17, 2024, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Ovation […]

La-La Land Records has announced the world premiere soundtrack release for the 1967 drama Banning directed by Ron Winston and starring Robert Wagner, Jill St. John, Gene Hackman, Guy Stockwell and James Farentino. The album, which is being released as part of the label’s Universal Pictures Film Music Classics Collection, features the film’s original score […]

The Guild of Music Supervisors announced today that record producer, composer, and songwriter Quincy Jones will be honored with the Icon Award at next year’s 11th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards. The Icon Award was created to celebrate those who have made legendary contributions to the music and film industry. Jones who is the all-time […]

Quartet Records will release a new soundtrack album for the 1969 caper comedy The Italian Job directed by Peter Collinson, produced by Michael Deeley and starring Michael Caine and Noël Coward. The album features the expanded original score from the Paramount Pictures production composed and conducted by Academy Award nominee Quincy Jones (The Color Purple, The […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the gothic fantasy movie The House with a Clock in Its Walls directed by Eli Roth and starring Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Kyle MacLachlan, Collen Camp, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Vanessa Anne Williams and Sunny Suljic. The film’s original music is composed […]

Universal Music will release the official soundtrack album for the Netflix original documentary Quincy. The album features the original song Keep Reachin’ by Quincy Jones & Mark Ronson feat. Chaka Khan. Also included are several classic tracks by Jones, as well as songs by Ray Charles, The Brothers Johnson and Lesley Gore. The soundtrack will be […]

Varese Sarabande will release a soundtrack album for the documentary Keep On Keepin’ On. The album features the music from the film by Clark Terry, including his performances with Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie and Quincy Jones. Also included is dialogue from the movie and new compositions from Terry’s protege, Justin Kauflin and additional […]

Pianist Justin Kauflin and Dave Grusin have composed the original score for the upcoming documentary Keep On Keepin’ On. The film is helmed by Australian director Alan Hicks who spent four years following the mentorship between jazz-legend Clark Terry and Kauflin, a blind piano prodigy, during a pivotal moment in each of their lives. Academy Award nominee […]

Variety is reporting that Quincy Jones has signed on to score the drama The Butler. The film is directed by Lee Daniels and stars Forest Whitaker as Eugene Allen, a White House employee who served eight First Families over the course of three decades. Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, Ami Ameen, Alan Rickman, James Marsden, Jane […]

Film Score Monthly has announced a new soundtrack edition for Joe Dante’s 1984 classic Gremlins. The 2 CD-set includes the premiere release of the complete score by Jerry Goldsmith on one disc and a recreation of the 1984 soundtrack album featuring three songs from the film and a 16-minute score suite by Goldsmith. For audio […]