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Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (1990)

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A unique look at the legendary musician, arranger, composer and producer offers a collage of memories, sounds and intimate interviews with musical greats in a rousing showcase.

Director:

Ellen Weissbrod

Writer:

Ellen Weissbrod
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Cast

Credited cast:
Clarence Avant ... Himself
George Benson ... Himself
Big Daddy Kane ... Himself
Richard Brooks ... Himself
Tevin Campbell Tevin Campbell ... Himself
Ray Charles ... Himself
Alvin Chea Alvin Chea ... Himself (as Take 6)
Miles Davis ... Himself
El DeBarge ... Himself
Cedric Dent Cedric Dent ... Himself (as Take 6)
Sheila E. ... Herself
Billy Eckstine Billy Eckstine ... Himself
Ahmet Ertegun ... Himself
Ella Fitzgerald ... Herself
Flavor Flav ... Himself
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A unique look at the legendary musician, arranger, composer and producer offers a collage of memories, sounds and intimate interviews with musical greats in a rousing showcase.

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 1991 (Netherlands) See more »

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Listen Up See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$776,699
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Curt Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Black and White | Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Rashida Jones (daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton as well as future Emmy-nominated actress) appears in this documentary near the end during Quincy's birthday party. Rashida was only 14 at the time and over a decade before she became an established actress. See more »

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A disaster
26 January 2001 | by _DanSee all my reviews

This attempt to make an artsy documentary about Quincy Jones is totally missed. We don't understand anything the people interviewed are saying. Everything is mixed in an incompréhensible mish-mash. It's a crying shame with all these great artists interviewed who could have had a lot of things to say about The Man Quincy. Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, etc..

The poor director of this thing have apparently never worked in this town after. No surprise with all the important names who were involved in this disaster! 0/10


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