Code-named Jook Joint, this comprehensive reference work will be a virtual environment, where users can wander through historical rooms, listen to music, talk to musicians or play games.
Quincy is definitely taking a very hands-on approach to this project [one of the reasons Jook Joint is behind schedule]," says George Grayson, CEO and founder of Dallas-based 7th Level Inc.
Among these one-of-a-kind presentations debuting at Hollywood & Highland will be a new concept in entertainment and dining created by world-renowned music impresario Jones, to be called Q's Jook Joint.
Q's Jook Joint is a place that will put at the forefront American culture -- classical forms of music, which stem from the country's roots of jazz, blues, bebop and swing to hip hop, rap and rock.
When we enter the jook joint with Hurston, we are led to believe that we are entering an autonomous cultural zone for the African-American workers in the lumber camp: We hear blues on the piano, we see couples dancing, and we watch various games in progress.
Hurston's presence on the job, at the fishing hole, and in the jook joint is mostly hidden by her omniscient narrative voice.
Jones plans to invest in the project himself, with a nightclub to be called Q's Jook Joint
Best engineered album, nonclassical: ``Q's Jook Joint
,'' Francis Buckley, Al Schmitt, Bruce Swedien, Tommy Vicari (Quincy Jones, various artists)
Anticipating Shug's appearance at a local jook joint
, Celie describes her wish to attend in terms that suggest the first stirrings of desire: "Lord, I wants to go so bad.
Also announced for a 1996 release is Q's Jook Joint
(working title), a magical musical anthology for the ages.
ENGINEERED ALBUM, NONCLASSICAL: - ``Oceano,'' Moogie Canazio; ``Peace Beyond Passion,'' Michael Krowiak, Bob Power and Rail Jon Rogut; ``Q's Jook Joint
,'' Francis Buckley, Al Schmitt, Bruce Swedien and Tommy Vicari; ``Stardust,'' Dave Reitzas, Elliot Scheiner, Al Schmitt and Erik Zobler; ``Tambu,'' Elliot Scheiner, Al Schmitt and Bill Smith.
If you're one of the multitude that made Quincy Jones' ``Q's Jook Joint
'' album a success, get ready: Here comes ``Q's Jook Joint
,'' the movie.
Sambo gave us the lightning bolts, jook joints
, and fairy dust.