Jones produced his breakout solo album, Off the Wallinand in they teamed up again for Thrillerwhich went on to become the biggest-selling album of all time. InJones scored his first big break as a performer when he Quincy jones added to the brass section of Lionel Hampton 's orchestra alongside jazz legends Art Farmer and Clifford Brown.
In he moved into television production with the situation comedy The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, which gave Will Smith his first starring role.
How can you write for a white star? John F. But in this moment, he is taking stock. He has been nominated for a record 80 Grammy awards, and has won 27 in categories including Best Instrumental Jazz Performance for "Walking in Space"Producer of the Yearand Album of the Year for Jackson 's Thriller and his own Back on the Block In he founded the magazine Vibe, which he sold in Jones ' biggest mainstream success, however, came with his work with Michael Jackson.
After a family intervention by his six daughters, Jones tweeted a public apology. Jones had a brief appearance in the video for The Time song " Jerk Out ".
He later apologized for the interview after a family intervention with his six daughters, blaming the things he said on "word vomit". Jones conducted and arranged the singer's live album with the Basie Band, Sinatra at the Sands Soundtracks As Jones sought his foothold in the pop world in the s and Seventies, he found lucrative and rewarding work in Hollywood.