Legendary Quincy Jones Honored At This Year's Montreux Jazz Festival

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Published on June 29, 2018 - Duration: 00:49s

According to a report by Reuters, legendary American music producer, Quincy Jones, was honored at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Friday.

Jones served as co-director of the festival in the 1990's and has continued to be a regular feature at the annual event.

At the age of 85, Jones was awarded a medal and a silver plaque from the Swiss lakeside city stating that a hall had been renamed in his honor.

Jones, who has won 27 Grammy awards, said, "Man, it sure feels be good to be back in my second home.

It feels like family, it is family.

My soul is smiling."

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Legendary Quincy Jones Honored At This Year's Montreux Jazz Festival

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