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Ray Brown
Q and Me
Q and Me

Win 27 Grammys and one Emmy, and throw in seven Oscar nominations. Would there be anything left for you to do? Quincy Jones could have settled for being the first African-American record executive in 1964, when he was vice president at Mercury Rec-ords. He didn't. But surely, wasn't it enough to produce Michael Jackson's Off the Wall and the most successful album of all time, Thriller? No. How about teaming with Steven Spielberg to produce the Oscar-nominated Color Purple? Guess not. Jones—activist, entrepreneur, musician, composer and producer of film and music—still has some work to do. Like spearheading a massive industry-wide push for the Obama administration to create...

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