Born: 20-Apr-1908Birthplace: Louisville, KYDied: 31-Aug-2002Location of death: Manhattan, NY Cause of death: Heart FailureRemains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY
Gender: MaleReligion: Christian ScienceRace or Ethnicity: BlackSexual orientation: StraightOccupation: Jazz Musician
Nationality: United StatesExecutive summary: Jazz vibrophonist and bandleader
Raised Roman Catholic, converted to Christian Science.
Father: (declared MIA in WWII)Wife: Gladys Riddle (m. 1936, d. 1971)
Freemasonry George W. Bush for President National Republican Senatorial Committee NEA Jazz Master 1988 Kennedy Center Honor 1992 Stroke
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (3-Oct-1990) · Himself Mister Rock and Roll (16-Oct-1957) · Himself The Benny Goodman Story (Dec-1955) · Himself A Song is Born (19-Oct-1948) · Himself
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