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Category Archives: Quincy Jones

It would take more than a blog posting on a modest site like Kartoshka 167 to even begin to discuss the diverse talents and fascinating musical career of the great Mr Quincy Jones…
trumpeter, conductor, record producer, musical arranger, film composer …

This is Big Band Bossa Nova , Jones’ 1962 contribution to the bossa nova boom. This LP predates the other Brazilian influenced American recordings that we have looked at, and the Brazilian tunes featured are reworked in the context of Big Band swing.
Some noteworthy names in the line up:
Quincy Jones – Conductor
Phil Woods – Alto saxophone
Paul Gonsalves – Tenor saxophone
Clark Terry – Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Roland Kirk – Flute, Alto Flute
Jerome Richardson – Flute, Alto Flute, Woodwinds
Lalo Schifrin – Piano
Jim Hall – Guitar
Chris White – Bass
Rudy Collins – Drums
Jack Del Rio – Percussion
Carlos Gomez – Percussion
Jose Paula – Percussion