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Quiz: CNBC Quiz: The Career of Quincy Jones

Question 2 of 13

Quincy dropped out of college to travel with what musician?

  1. Duke Ellington
  2. Dizzy Gillespie
  3. Ray Charles
  4. Lionel Hampton
Correct!

Jones met Ray Charles after he moved to Seattle with his family, and he freelanced for Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie, but it was an offer to tour with Lionel Hampton that made him leave college.