Quincy Jones wins lifetime achievement North Sea Jazz

Posted by Jacqueline

Rotterdam Netherlands-Producer, composer and musician Quincy Jones will receive this year’s Paul Acket Special Appreciation Award at the North Sea Jazz Festival. The acclaimed American artist gets the lifetime achievement award on Sunday, July 11 issued on last day of the Jazz Festival in Ahoy Rotterdam. This made the organization announced Wednesday.

According to North Sea Jazz, the 77-year-old Jones first to Netherlands. Jones has more than sixty years in the music industry. He is best known as producer of Michael Jacksons hit album Thriller.

The festival organization has the distinction to a person who has the field of jazz, in the broadest sense, is meritorious. Earlier it was announced that Paul Acket Award Artist Deserving Wider Recognition this year goes to trumpeter Christian Scott. The awards are named after the deceased in 1992 Paul Acket, in 1976 the first North Sea Jazz Festival organized.

North Sea Jazz Festival this year on Friday, September, Saturday 10 and Sunday, 1911 July.

This was from a dutch paper its translated

http://www.telegraaf.nl/prive/6844839/__Quincy_Jones_wint_oeuvreprijs__.html?cid=rss

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