NAB Foundation to Fete Quincy Jones
January 23, 2008
The NAB will roll out the red carpet for Quincy Jones come June. Jones has been selected for the Celebration of Service to America Leadership Award from the NAB Education Foundation.
Jones is being recognized for his humanitarian work in establishing the Listen Up Foundation and the We Are the Future Foundation, both dedicated to helping underprivileged youth. He has also served as a committed leader in preserving and promoting African-American art through the Institute for Black American Music and the Black Arts Festival.
The tenth annual Celebration of Service to America Gala will be held June 9 in Washington, D.C. Previous honorees include former President Bill Clinton, Elton John, and Her Royal Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan.