Quincy Jones Keynote Speaker at SXSW 2009
Oh yes our friends, the buzz is fast building for 2009’s SXSW and the SXSW folks are taking full advantage of this by dropping teasers at least weekly. This week and last, a small number of bands were announced, along with this year’s keynote speaker, Quincy Jones. If you aren’t familiar with Jones, time to buffer up, he is a legend in the music industry. From SXSW:
“Impresario and multi-Grammy winning producer, composer and arranger Quincy Jones will deliver the keynote address at the 2009 South By Southwest Music Conference in Austin, TX on March 19th, 2009 it was announced today. A longtime humanitarian who produced and conducted the historic “We Are The World” recording benefitting Ethiopian famine relief, Jones is expected to discuss the power of music to influence and create positive change in the world and the responsibility of the artist to use their craft to bring people together for the betterment of mankind.”
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