DVD Quincy Jones The 75th Birthday Celebration
A few mentors have marked the life of Claude Nobs, founder and CEO of the Montreux Jazz Festival, and Quincy Jones is definitely one of them. Quincy's 75th birthday was and ideal opportunity to pay a tribute. For almost a year, work was underway to make this evening a unique world event and all the artistes accepted without hesitation, some even volunteering to take part!
The result is a very impressive line-up and a very well-deserved tribute to a giant who has one of the most remarkable careers in the history of music.
With: Monty Alexander, Franco Ambrosetti, Patti Austin, Petula Clark, Billy Cobham, Herbie Hancock, Mick Hucknall, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Angelique Kidjo, Beverley Knight, Nils Landgren, Ledisi, James Moody, James Morrison, Nana Mouskouri, Naturally 7, Paolo Nutini, Rahsaan Patterson, Freda Payne, Tobias Preisig, Lee Ritenour, Patrice Rushen, Joe Sample, Curtis Stigers, Toots Thielemans, Larry Williams.
The Montreux In The House Band (Greg Phillinganes, David Delhomme, Paul Jackson Jr., Nathan East, John Robinson, Paulinho da Costa) & The Swiss Army Big Band under the direction of Pepe Lienhard.
01. Introduction by Claude Nobs
02. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
03. Let The Good Times Roll
04. Makin' Whoopee
05. Moody's Mood
06. The Television Song
07. Honeysuckle Rose
08. Shiny Stockings
09. I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town / In The Heat Of The Night
10. If I Ever Lose This Heaven
11. Midnight Sun
12. One Mint Julep
13. Goin' To Chicago Blues
14. My Ship / Summertime
15. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
16. Almost Like Being In Love
17. Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)
18. What's Going On
19. Eyes Of Love / Bluesette
01. Walking In Space
02. Strawberry Letter 23
03. How Do You Keep The Music Playing
04. The Dude
05. Billie Jean
06. Wall Of Sound
07. Mama Aifambeni
08. State Of Independence
09. Everything Must Change
10. Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe)
11. Ai No Corrida
12. Stuff Like That
"ThankQ. A Montreux Tribute To Qunicy Jones"
A behind the scenes look at this incredible event.
From Claude's chalet, rehearsals, backstage and more.