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Quincy Jones & Reza Ackbaraly launch Qwest TV

Author: Auditorium Films

New venture will be the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.

  • Quincy Jones & Reza Ackbaraly launch Qwest TV | Copyright: © Auditorium Films

    © Auditorium Films

  • Qwest TV: Journey into jazz and beyond | Copyright: © Daniel Filipacchi / Jazz Magazine archives

    Qwest TV: Journey into jazz and beyond © Daniel Filipacchi / Jazz Magazine archives

  • Quincy Jones and Reza Ackbaraly, Montreux Jazz Festival (July 13, 2017) | Copyright: © Tania Feghali

    Quincy Jones and Reza Ackbaraly, Montreux Jazz Festival (July 13, 2017) © Tania Feghali

Qwest TV brings together two generations of committed music lovers who share a single passion: Jazz.
This joint Franco-American collaboration between the legendary Quincy Jones and Reza Ackbaraly has given birth to the world's first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.

Early-bird subscriptions will be available on Kickstarter beginning September 6, 2017, the same day of the Tribute to Quincy Jones: “The A&M Years” at the mythical Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA.
Kickstarter: http://bit.ly/QRA_QwestTV

The first 1,500 "co-founding subscribers" will have the privilege of helping develop Qwest TV before rolling out the service in the fall. Co-founding subscribers will receive a full year of Qwest TV Premium, VIP access to the Qwest TV team for sharing feedback and feature requests, and other special benefits available only during the pre-launch campaign on Kickstarter, including collectible t-shirts, posters, headphones, concert tickets, and gold, platinum and vinyl records signed by Quincy Jones himself.

Later in fall 2017, subscribers to Qwest TV will choose when and where to watch a personalized, hand-picked selection of exclusive, original content including concerts, documentaries, interviews and archival footage on their mobile devices and computers in HD or 4K for a monthly fee starting at $7.49.

Qwest TV aligns the booming SVOD market with the increasing popularity of jazz, highlighting its influence on other types of music from hip-hop to electro, and bringing to light its major role in the evolution of society.

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