From left: Billy Dee Williams, Patti Austin, George Benson, Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Dee Dee Bridgewater speak onstage for a tribute to Jones during the Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition 2015 at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre on Nov. 15, 2015. (Rachel Murray/Getty Images/Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz)

Thelonious Monk Institute Honors Quincy Jones

What do you give Quincy Jones, a man whose life is about good music, the arts, and making the world a better place for everyone? On November 15, attendees and Jones were treated to a tribute by some of the best musicians on the planet as The Thelonious Monk Institute awarded the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian award to the legendary Quincy Jones during its annual International Jazz Gala at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.
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