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Quincy Jones's greatest ever moments – ranked!

The polymath producer worked with Sinatra, Miles and, of course, Michael Jackson – and that was before two recent interviews proved he’s music’s greatest raconteur
Quincy Jones ... apparently limitless powers of persuasion. Photograph: Jim McCrary/Redferns

10. Quincy Jones Has a Story About That (2018)

Chris Heath’s 10,000-word profile of Jones is as extraordinary an interview as you’re likely to read this year. At 84, clearly too old to give a damn what anyone thinks, Jones dishes on everyone from the Pope to Marilyn Monroe, from a childhood that involved eating rats to Ray Charles shooting heroin into his own testicles.

9. Miles and Quincy Live at Montreux (1993)

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