Monday, March 26, 2012

Quincy Jones
"The Dude"

Considering the illustrious and lengthy career that Quincy Jones has enjoyed over the last four decades, I think it's safe to say that Mr. Jones probably enjoyed the zenith of his career during the 80's. Between producing watershed albums for Michael Jackson, he also became known in his own rite as a musician. Musical taste and technology all combined in a perfect storm for Mr. Jones during the 80's. The public taste for the synthesized, sanitized super-produced sound was perfect timing for someone with the sense for arranging and producing that Quincy Jones has.

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