During the COVID-19 pandemic, Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) is releasing pre-recorded videos of Charleston Jazz Orchestra performances every week on their YouTube channel and Facebook page, free of charge, to provide comfort and connection during these uncertain times.
Join them on July 30, 2020, at 7:00 pm for The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones, which was originally performed live on October 13, 2018.
“Jazz has the power to make men forget their differences…”
Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Patti Austin, Sarah Vaughn, and Michael Jackson are just some of the recording artists mega-producer and arranger Quincy Jones has created music with in his illustrious 60+ year career. Known to many simply as ‘Q,’ he has received 28 Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Legend Award, and has been a major force in almost every style of music and entertainment!
Music Director: Charlton Singleton
Guest Vocalist: Quiana Parler
Maestro Singleton has gone on record many times stating Quincy Jones is probably the most important musician of our time. His mastery of musical styles range from jazz and R&B, Brazilian and pop, and everything in between. On October 13, 2018, the CJO, featured guest vocalist Quiana Parler who dove into Quincy Jones’s repertoire and performed some of his most notable compositions and arrangements.
Happy Faces – Sonny Stitt, Arranged by Quincy Jones
Hard Sock Dance – Jones/Nestico, Arranged by Quincy Jones
Robot Portrait – Billy Byers, Arranged by Quincy Jones
The Quintessence – Jones/Bailey, Arranged by Sammy Nestico
Whisper Not – Benny Golson, Arranged by Al Cohn
Everything Must Change – Bernard Ighner, Arranged by Charlton Singleton
It’s My Party – Lesley Gore, Arranged by Frank Duvall
Goin’ To Chicago – Jimmy Rushing, Arranged by Mark Sterbank
Satin Doll – Ellington/Strayhorn, Arranged by Quincy Jones
Honeysuckle Rose – Fats Waller, Transcribed by David Heywood
Makin’ Whoopee – Walter Donaldson, Arranged by Quincy Jones
Human Nature – Bettis/Porcaro, Arranged by Mike Tomaro
I Can’t Stop Loving You – Don Gibson, Arranged by Quincy Jones
You Make Me Feel So Young – Josef Myrow, Arranged by Quincy Jones