Quincy Jones production discography

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Quincy Jones discography
Studio albums 16
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 4
Soundtrack albums 24

Quincy Jones is an American record producer, musical arranger, film composer, impresario, conductor, and trumpeter. Jones has charted 6 singles and 6 albums in the Top 40 and won 4 Platinum Awards and 7 Gold Awards only in the United States.[1] Jones is one of only a handful of producers to have number one records in three consecutive decades (1960s, 70s and 80s).[2][3]

Albums[edit]

As leader, composer, arranger and conductor[edit]

Year Title Label U.S. Chart positions
Billboard 200 Jazz Albums Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1955 Jazz Abroad EmArcy - - -
1956 This Is How I Feel About Jazz ABC-Paramount - - -
1957 Go West, Man! - - -
1958 Quincy's Home Again Metronome - - -
1959 The Birth of a Band! Mercury - 21 -
The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones - - -
1960 I Dig Dancers - - -
1961 Around the World - - -
Newport '61 - - -
The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones Live (in Zurich!) - 24 -
The Quintessence impulse! - - -
1962 Big Band Bossa Nova Mercury - - -
1963 Quincy Jones Plays Hip Hits - - -
1964 Golden Boy - - -
I Had a Ball - - -
Quincy Jones Explores the Music of Henry Mancini - - -
1965 Quincy Plays for Pussycats - - -
Quincy's Got a Brand New Bag - - -
1969 Walking In Space A&M 56 2 6
1970 Gula Matari 63 2 16
1971 Smackwater Jack 56 1 11
1972 Ndeda (Compilation) Mercury 73 12 -
1973 You've Got It Bad Girl A&M 94 1 14
1974 Body Heat 6 1 1
1975 Mellow Madness 16 1 3
1976 I Heard That!! 43 1 16
1978 Sounds...and Stuff Like That!! 15 1 4
1981 Quincy Jones Live at the Budokan - - -
The Dude 10 3 3
1982 The Best (Compilation) 122 17 45
1985 The Best of Quincy Jones Volume 2 (Compilation) - - -
1989 Back on the Block Qwest 9 1 1
1993[4] Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux
(with Miles Davis)
Warner Bros. - 1 -
1995 Q's Jook Joint Qwest 32 1 6
1999 From Q with Love (Compilation) Warner Bros. 72 1 31
2000 Basie and Beyond
(The Quincy Jones/Sammy Nestico Orchestra)
- 10 -
2001 Q: The Musical Biography of Quincy Jones (Compilation) Rhino - - -
2004 The Original Jam Sessions 1969
(with Bill Cosby)
Concord Jazz - 12 -
2010 Q Soul Bossa Nostra Interscope Records 86 - 15

As sideman[edit]

With Art Farmer

With Dizzy Gillespie

With William Degg

Soundtracks[edit]

Year Title Label U.S. Chart positions
Billboard 200 Jazz Albums Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1961 The Boy in the Tree (EP) Mercury - - -
1965 The Pawnbroker - - -
Mirage - - -
1966 The Slender Thread - - -
Walk, Don't Run Mainstream - - -
1967 Enter Laughing Liberty - - -
In Cold Blood Colgems - - -
In the Heat of the Night United Artists - - -
The Deadly Affair Verve - - -
1968 For the Love of Ivy ABC - - -
1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Bell - - -
John and Mary A&M - - -
MacKenna's Gold RCA - - -
The Italian Job Paramount - - -
The Lost Man Uni - - -
1970 Cactus Flower Bell - - -
They Call Me Mister Tibbs! United Artists - - -
1971 Dollar$ Reprise - - -
1971 The Anderson Tapes - - -
1972 The Getaway (7") A&M - - -
1972 The Hot Rock Prophesy - - -
1977 Roots A&M 21 4 6
1978 The Wiz MCA 40 - 33
1985 The Color Purple Qwest - - -
2009 The Split Film Score Monthly - - -

As composer, conductor, arranger, producer on other artists' albums[edit]

Artist Album Year Label Producer Composer Conductor Arranger
Cannonball Adderley Julian "Cannonball" Adderley 1955 EmArcy No Yes, three tracks Yes Yes
Herb Alpert You Smile – The Song Begins 1974 A&M No No No Yes
Ray Anthony Standards 1954 Capitol No No No Yes
Louis Armstrong Louis 1964 Mercury No No No Yes
Harry Arnold Harry Arnold + Big Band + Quincy Jones = Jazz! 1958 Mercury No No No Yes
Patti Austin Every Home Should Have One 1981 Qwest Yes No No Yes
Patti Austin Patti Austin 1984 Qwest Yes No No No
Benny Bailey Quincy - Here We Come 1959 Metronome No Yes No No
Eddie Barclay Et Voila! 1957 Barclay No No No Yes
Eddie Barclay Twilight Time 1960 Barclay No No No Yes
Count Basie Orchestra Basie One More Time 1958 Roulette No Yes No Yes
Count Basie Orchestra String Along with Basie 1959 Roulette No Yes No Yes
Count Basie Orchestra Li'l Ol' Groovemaker...Basie! 1963 Verve No Yes Yes Yes
Count Basie Orchestra This Time by Basie! 1963 Reprise No No Yes Yes
Count Basie Orchestra and Billy Eckstine Basie and Eckstine, Inc. 1959 Roulette No No No Yes
Emily Bear Diversity 2013 Condor Yes No No No
Tony Bennett The Movie Song Album 1966 Columbia No Yes Yes Yes
George Benson Give Me the Night 1980 Qwest Yes No No Yes
Brook Benton There Goes That Song Again 1961 Mercury No No Yes Yes
The Brothers Johnson Look Out for Number 1 1976 A&M No Yes Yes Yes
The Brothers Johnson Right on Time 1977 A&M No Yes Yes Yes
The Brothers Johnson Blam! 1978 A&M Yes Yes No Yes
The Brothers Johnson Light Up the Night 1980 A&M Yes No No Yes
Clifford Brown and Art Farmer w/The Swedish All Stars Memorial, four tracks prev. rel. on two 7" EPs 1956 Prestige, orig. on Metronome (1953) Yes No No Yes, two tracks
Ray Brown Orchestra Harold Robbins Presents Music from The Adventurers 1970 Symbolic Yes No No Yes, three tracks w/Brown
David Carroll Happy Feet 1964 Mercury Yes No No No
Diahann Carroll Diahann Carroll Sings Harold Arlen's Songs 1956 Victor No No Yes Yes
Betty Carter w/Ray Bryant Meet Betty Carter and Ray Bryant 1955 Epic No No Yes Yes
Betty Carter Social Call 1955 Epic No No Yes Yes
Ray Charles The Great Ray Charles 1956 Atlanitc No Yes No Yes
Ray Charles The Genius of Ray Charles 1959 Atlanitc No No No Yes
Ray Charles Genius + Soul = Jazz 1960 Impulse! No No No Yes
Ray Charles A Message from the People 1972 Tangerine No No Yes Yes
Jimmy Cleveland Introducing Jimmy Cleveland and His All Stars 1955 EmArcy No Yes Yes Yes
Sammy Davis Jr. and the Count Basie Orchestra Our Shining Hour 1964 Verve No No Yes Yes
Les Double Six The Double Six Meet Quincy Jones 1960 Columbia No Yes Yes Yes
Billy Eckstine At Basin Street East 1962 Mercury Yes No Yes Yes
Billy Eckstine Don't Worry 'Bout Me 1962 Mercury Yes No No No
Billy Eckstine The Golden Hits of Billy Eckstine 1963 Mercury Yes No No No
Billy Eckstine Now Singing In 12 Great Movies 1963 Mercury Yes No No No
Billy Eckstine The Modern Sound of Mr. B 1964 Mercury Yes No No No
Don Elliot A Musical Offering by Don Elliot 1955 ABC No No Yes Yes
Art Farmer The Art Farmer Septet 1953 Prestige Yes Yes No Yes
Art Farmer Last Night When We Were Young 1958 ABC-Paramount No No Yes Yes
Robert Farnon The Sensuous Strings of Robert Farnon 1963 Philips Yes No No No
Robert Farnon Captain From Castile and Other Great Movie Themes 1964 Philips Yes No No No
Ella Fitzgerald (with Count Basie) Ella and Basie! 1963 Verve No No Yes Yes
Aretha Franklin Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky) 1973 Atlantic Yes w/Franklin No Yes Yes
Terry Gibbs Terry Gibbs Plays Jewish Melodies in Jazztime 1963 Mercury Yes No No No
Dizzy Gillespie World Statesman 1956 Norgran No Yes No Yes
Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy in Greece 1956 Verve No Yes No Yes
Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy on the French Riviera 1962 Philips Yes No No No
Dizzy Gillespie New Wave 1962 Phillips Yes No No No
Lesley Gore I'll Cry If I Want To (with "It's My Party") 1963 Mercury Yes No No No
Lesley Gore Lesley Gore Sings of Mixed-Up Hearts 1963 Mercury Yes No No No
Lesley Gore Boys, Boys, Boys 1964 Mercury Yes No No No
Lesley Gore Girl Talk 1964 Mercury Yes No No No
Lesley Gore My Town, My Guy & Me 1965 Mercury Yes No No No
Lesley Gore Lesley Gore Sings All About Love 1966 Mercury Yes No No No
Manos Hadjidakis Gioconda's Smile 1965 Fontana Yes No No No
Donny Hathaway Come Back Charleston Blue (O.S.T.) 1972 ATCO Yes No No No
Lena Horne Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music 1981 Qwest Yes No No No
James Ingram It's Your Night 1983 Qwest Yes Yes, co-comp. "Yah Mo B There" No No
Michael Jackson Off the Wall 1979 Epic Yes (w/Jackson) No No No
Michael Jackson (as narrator) / John Williams E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 MCA Yes No No No
Michael Jackson Thriller 1982 Epic Yes (w/Jackson) Yes , "P.Y.T." w/J. Ingram No No
Michael Jackson Bad 1987 Epic Yes w/Jackson No No No
Milt Jackson Plenty, Plenty Soul 1957 Atlantic No Yes, three tracks No Yes, three tracks
Milt Jackson The Ballad Artistry of Milt Jackson 1959 Atlantic No Yes, co-comp. one track Yes Yes
Bob James Bold Conceptions 1963 Mercury Yes No No No
Peggy Lee If You Go 1961 Capitol No No Yes, two tracks Yes
Peggy Lee Blues Cross Country 1962 Capitol No Yes, co-comp. one track Yes Yes
Little Richard The King of the Gospel Singers 1962 Mercury Yes Yes, co-comp. two tracks Yes Yes
Terrace Martin 3ChordFold 2013 Akai Music Yes, co-prod. "Gone" No No No
Helen Merrill Helen Merrill 1955 EmArcy Yes No Yes Yes
James Moody Moody 1956 Prestige No No No Yes
Nana Mouskouri The Girl from Greece Sings 1962 Fontana Yes No No No
Joe Newman The Happy Cats 1957 Coral No No No Yes, "Buttercup"
Billy Preston I Wrote a Simple Song 1971 A&M No No No Yes, strings and horn arr.
Paul Quinichette Moods 1954 Prestige No Yes, six comp. No Yes
Rufus feat. Chaka Khan Masterjam 1979 MCA Yes Yes, co-comp. one track No No
Frank Sinatra with Count Basie It Might as Well Be Swing 1964 Reprise No No Yes Yes
Frank Sinatra with Count Basie Sinatra at the Sands 1966 Reprise No No Yes Yes
Frank Sinatra L.A. Is My Lady 1984 Qwest Yes Yes, co-comp. title track Yes Yes, co-arr. title track
Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Plays Arrangements from the Pen of Quincy Jones 1955 Roost No No Yes Yes
Donna Summer Donna Summer 1982 Geffen Yes Yes, co-comp. two tracks No Yes, vocals and rhythm arr.
Tamia Tamia 1998 Qwest Yes, co-prod. one track; co-exec. prod. No No No
Billy Taylor My Fair Lady Loves Jazz 1957 ABC-Paramount No No Yes Yes
Clark Terry Clark Terry 1955 EmArcy No Yes, three tracks No Yes
Various artists USA for Africa: We Are the World (single) 1985 Columbia Yes w/Michael Omartian Yes, B-side "Grace" Yes No
Sarah Vaughan Vaughan and Violins 1959 Mercury No Yes, co-comp. one track Yes Yes
Sarah Vaughan You're Mine You 1962 Roulette No No Yes Yes
Sarah Vaughan Sassy Swings the Tivoli 1964 Mercury Yes Yes, "Sassy's Blues" w/Vaughan No No
Sarah Vaughan Vaughan with Voices 1964 Mercury Yes No No No
Sarah Vaughan ¡Viva! Vaughan 1965 Mercury Yes No No No
Sarah Vaughan Sarah Vaughan Sings the Mancini Songbook 1965 Mercury Yes No No No
Dinah Washington For Those in Love 1955 EmArcy No No No Yes
Dinah Washington The Swingin' Miss "D" 1957 EmArcy No Yes, "You're Crying" w/lyrics: Leonard Feather Yes Yes (exc. three tracks)
Dinah Washington Tears and Laughter 1962 Mercury No No Yes Yes
Dinah Washington I Wanna Be Loved 1962 Mercury No? Yes, "You're Crying" w/lyrics: Leonard Feather Yes Yes
Julius Watkins French Horns for My Lady 1962 Philips Yes No No No
Andy Williams Under Paris Skies 1960 Cadence No No No Yes
Nikki Yanofsky Little Secret 2014 A440 Yes, executive prod. Yes, co-comp. "Something New" No No

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
US
[5]
US
R&B

[5]
US Dance
[5]
US AC
[5]
NZ
[6]
NED
[7]
BEL
(FLA)

[8]
GER
[9]
UK
[10]
1970 "Killer Joe" 74 - - - - - - - -
1972 "Money Runner" 57 - - - - - - - -
1975 "Is It Love That We're Missin'?" (w/ The Brothers Johnson) 70 - - - - - - - -
1977 Roots Medley 57 - - - - - - - -
1978 "Stuff Like That" 21 1 - - - 24 - - 34
1981 "Ai No Corrida" 28 10 5 - - - - 28 14
1981 "Just Once" (w/ James Ingram) 17 11 - 7 - - - - -
1981 "Razzamatazz" (with Patti Austin) - 17 - - - - - - 11
1981 "One Hundred Ways" (with James Ingram) 14 10 - 5 - - - - -
1981 "Betcha Wouldn't Hurt Me" - - - - - - - - 52
1989 "I'll Be Good to You" (with Ray Charles & Chaka Khan) 18 1 1 - 7 38 34 28 21
1990 "The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite)" (with Al B. Sure, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Barry White) 31 1 - 26 - 13 31 - 67
1990 "Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)" (with Tevin Campbell) 75 1 - - 22 21 - - -
1990 "I Don't Go for That" - 15 - - - - - - -
1991 "Wee B. Dooinit" - 83 - - - - - - -
1995 "You Put a Move on My Heart" 98 16 - - - - - - -
1996 "Stomp" - - 1 - - - - - 28
1996 "Slow Jams" (w/ Babyface, Tamia, Portrait, Barry White) 68 10 - - 2 - - - -
1999 "Something I Cannot Have" - 87 - - - - - - -
2010 "Sanford & Son" (featuring T.I., B.o.B, Prince Charlez, and Mohombi) - - - - - - - - -
2010 "It's My Party" (featuring Amy Winehouse) - - - - - - 11 - -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gold & Platinum Awards". Riaa.com. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  2. ^ Bronson, Fred. Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits. Billboard Books, 2003 (3rd ed.), p. 106-128.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel. Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955 - 2012. Record Research, 2013 (14th ed.).
  4. ^ "Miles & Quincy Live At Montreux release page at discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  5. ^ a b c d [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "New Zealand chart - Quncy Jones". charts.org.nz. 8 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Dutch chart - Quncy Jones". dutchcharts.nl. 8 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "Belgian Chart - Quincy Jones". ultratop.be. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "German Chart - Quncy Jones". charts.de. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "UK Single chart information". Chartstats. Archived from the original on 2013-01-19. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 

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