March 14, 2017

Quincy Jones, born in Chicago but famously raised outside Seattle as a footnote in Ray Charles’ story, isn’t really known as a trumpeter, which is a shame because he’s a great one. Of his leader albums Gula Matari and Smackwater Jack stand out. Today’s his birthday and we know he’ll be thrilled to be today’s entry in BBR trumpet week. You made it Q.

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