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Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones

Many Roles. Many Lives. One fascinating man.
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Overview

Genre
Arts, Biography, Cultural History, Music, and Human Interest
Synopsis

Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones explores the unique, multifaceted icon who has shaped four generations of American sound. This intimate journey traces Jones' roots from Chicago's South Side to his formative years in Seattle, from historical musical collaborations to his relationships with and personal health issues. Family, colleagues and friends - including Michael Jackson, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey and Ella Fitzgerald - come together to create a stirring portrait in this innovative and original film.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
119 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Warner Bros.
Country
United States
Years of Production
1989
Locations
U.S., France, Mexico

Distribution Details

Release year
1990
Festivals
Toronto, NY, Edinburgh
Distribution
Warner Bros.
Language
English

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