2/24/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES LIFESTYLE EXTRA: Richard Pryor- Dick Junkie Excerpt From Live and Smokin (1971)

Richard Pryor answers the recent gay allegation by Quincy Jones in the 1971 standup Live and Smokin. Continue reading

10/12/17 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monica – Don’t Take It Personal (Just One Of Dem Days)

Don’t Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days) is a song by R&B artist Monica. It was written by producer Dallas Austin, Willie James Baker, Derek Simmons, Carlton Ridenhour, Quincy Jones, Abrim Tilmon, Hank Shocklee, Eric Sadler and LL Cool J. Continue reading

2/14/17 O&A WITH WaleStylez VALENTINES DAY SPECIAL: Quincy Jones, Barry White, James Ingram, Al B. Sure, El Debarge – The Secret Garden

O&A NYC and WaleStylez wish you all a special Valentine’s Day. Continue reading

10/23/16 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Quincy Jones – Listen Up The Lives Of Quincy (1990)

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Quincy Jones – Listen Up The Lives Of Quincy (1990)  a documentary that presents 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. Continue reading

8/4/16 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: We are the World- USA for Africa

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We Are the World is a song and charity single originally recorded by the supergroup United Support of Artists (USA) for Africa in 1985. It was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie (with arrangements by Michael Omartian) and produced by Quincy Jones for the album We Are the World. With sales in excess of 20 million copies, it is one of the fewer than 30 all-time singles to have sold at least 10 million copies worldwide. Continue reading

8/4/16 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: USA for Africa – We are the World

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We Are the World is a song and charity single originally recorded by the supergroup United Support of Artists (USA) for Africa in 1985. It was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie (with arrangements by Michael Omartian) and produced by Quincy Jones for the album We Are the World. With sales in excess of 20 million copies, it is one of the fewer than 30 all-time singles to have sold at least 10 million copies worldwide. Continue reading

5/29/16 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Everything Must Change- Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan & Simply Red (live)

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Everything Must Change conducted by Quincy Jones featuring Chaka Khan & Simply Red from the 1996  Montreux Jazz Festival.  Continue reading

1/14/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT: Lena Horne- The Lady and Her Music (1982)

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Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, a Broadway musical revue, written for and starring American singer and actress Lena Horne. The show opened on May 12, 1981, and after 333 performances, closed on June 30, 1982, Horne’s 65th birthday. Continue reading

12/27/15 O&A NYC Gospel Sunday: Hallelujah Chorus- Various Artists at the 1992 Stellar Awards

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 The Hallelujah Chorus (Hallelujah!) from Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration, performed by various artists at the 1992 Stellar Awards. Arranged and produced by Take 6 alumnus Mervyn Warren, Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album in 1992, and a Dove Award for Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year. Continue reading

5/6/15 O&A Its Saturday- Anything Goes: Lena Horne – The Lady and Her Music (1982)

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Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music the 1981 Broadway musical revue, written for and starring American singer and actress Lena Horne. The show opened on May 12, 1981, and after 333 performances, closed on June 30, 1982, Horne’s 65th birthday. In 1981 Horne also won a special Tony Award at the 35th Tony Awards, a special award from the New York Drama Critics’ Circle, and the City of New York’s Handel Medallion. At the 24th Grammy Awards, Quincy Jones and Horne won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, and Horne won the Grammy for Best Vocal Performance, Female. Continue reading