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Quincy Jones to Be Given Montblanc Award

He will join the company of previous winners Yoko Ono, Susan Sontag and Prince Charles in receiving this year’s Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award.

MASTER JONES: Quincy Jones will join the company of previous winners Yoko Ono, Susan Sontag and Prince Charles in receiving this year’s Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award, now in its 21st year, on Oct. 2 at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles. Fran Lebowitz, Michael Bastian and concert pianist Lang Lang made up this year’s American jury. As a recipient, Jones will receive $20,000 to donate to Jazz Foundation of America — of which he sits on the Honorary Founders Board — and a Montblanc Limited-Edition Patron of Art Joseph II writing instrument.