Purple and Platinum Print

ImageGrammy Award-winning jazz musician Quincy Jones will speak at the UW’s 2008 commencement exercises June 14 at Husky Stadium. Jones, a legendary composer, producer, best-selling author and humanitarian, will receive an honorary doctorate from the UW at the ceremony. Jones’ many achievements include producing the best-selling album and single of all-time—Michael Jackson’s "Thriller" and the famine-relief anthem "We Are the World," respectively. He has won 27 Grammys. Photo by Greg Gorman.