Tag Archives: Quincy Jones

  • Steven Ivory: A Remembrance: Bassist Louis Johnson (Photos)

    May 28, 15 by blueolive Comments Off on Steven Ivory: A Remembrance: Bassist Louis Johnson (Photos)

    *It was long after one in the morning, but Louis Johnson was just getting started.  Even so, he was already on fire, alternating between ridiculously funky thumping/slapping /plucking licks and melodic, jazzy finger work, the fiery combination of which looked and sounded supernatural. And I had a front row seat. Not at a concert—that happened […]

  • We Remember: Legendary Bassist Louis Johnson (Brothers Johnson) Dies at 60

    May 22, 15 by EurPublisher 16 Comments

    *Sadly as we enter the Memorial Day Weekend, we have to report the death of funk and R&B bassist Louis Johnson of the Brothers Johnson. He died at age 60 on Thursday (05-21-15). As of this posting, the details of his passing are not known, but Johnson’ death was confirmed by his nephew Troy on […]

  • Quincy Jones Discovery, Lesley Gore, Dies from Cancer at 68

    Feb 16, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via Yahoo News) – Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, “It’s My Party,” and followed it up with the hits “Judy’s Turn to Cry,” and the feminist anthem “You Don’t Own Me,” died Monday. She was 68. Gore died of lung cancer […]

  • Rashida Jones to Reporter Gushing Over Her Tan: ‘You Know I’m Ethnic’ (Watch)

    Jan 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *While working the red carpet at Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, Rashida Jones – the biracial daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton – was complimented on her “tan.” “You look amazing –gorgeous!” TNT correspondent Danielle Demski began. “You look like you’ve just come off an island or something. You’re very tan, very tropical.” Jones […]

  • The True Story of ‘Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic’

    Jan 11, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ 2 Comments

    *Los Angeles, CA. – Revisit the culture-defining legacy of one of America’s most brilliant minds when Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD February 3 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. Directed by Primetime Emmy® Award winner Marina Zenovich* (Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired), the sharp-witted documentary features unprecedented access to archival footage and […]

  • El DeBarge Talks Comeback on ‘The Talk’

    Nov 5, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Despite personal setbacks, El DeBarge appears to be on the way back. The crooner revealed news of a comeback while celebrating Sheryl Underwood’s birthday during a recent appearance on “The Talk.” After performing on the show, DeBarge let the cat out of the bag, initially saying that he “wasn’t at liberty to say which label […]