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The Music of Quincy Jones

The Music of Quincy Jones


The Music of Quincy Jones

RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Guy Barker conductor
Vocalists Vanessa Haynes, Dana Masters, Tony Momrelle and Ian Shaw

Quincy Jones, who turned 90 last year, has had an extraordinary career spanning over 70 years. He has won 28 Grammys and worked with artists including Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Miles Davis, Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald. Guy Barker – himself a member of his band  – helms this birthday tribute by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and a stellar line-up of vocalists.

The concert will draw from Quincy Jones’ role as a composer for The Italian JobIn the Heat of the NightThe Colour Purple and The Wiz. It features music from the award-winning albums he produced that broke sales records, as well as music from his own solo albums like Walking in SpaceBig Band Bossa Nova and Smackwater Jack.  

In a show packed with classics, the music will include Fly Me to the Moon, Thriller, Soul Bossa Nova, In the Heat of the Night, One Mint Julep, On Days like These, Ease on Down the Road, Come Fly with Me, Ironside, Let the Good Times Roll, She’s Out of My Life, Miss Celie’s Blues, The Self-Preservation Society and Razzamatazz

Presented by RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Book Now
Thursday 18 Apr 2024
Main Stage
€15, €28.50, €42.50

Limited Concessions Available
10% discount for Groups of 10 or more

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