Co-founded by music legend Quincy Jones and jazz impresario and producer Reza Ackbaraly, Qwest TV launched the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and related music on December 15, 2017.

In its first year, Qwest TV has grown from a beta version of the platform to a full-fledged news media featuring articles written by international journalists and jazz experts, free of charge and accessible to all.

Qwest TV

Free public content written by professional journalists and internationally renowned jazz experts

  • Long-form articles
  • Interviews
  • News briefs
  • Album reviews
  • Best albums of the month & year
  • Promising new artists (“Up & Coming”)
  • Quincy Speaks
  • Quizzes
  • Multilingual (English & French)

Qwest TV Premium (SVOD)

Subscription plans starting at $3.49/3.49€ per month

  • Epic full-length concerts
  • Award-winning documentaries
  • Rare archive footage
  • Exclusives & original programming
  • HD & ultra HD available
  • Watch on your TV, desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone
  • Dedicated iOS and Android apps
  • Detailed liner notes
  • Multilingual (English & French)
  • 100% ad-free
  • 300+ programs

In addition, in late 2018 Qwest TV opened its online shop featuring regular collaborations with notable artists and designers, exclusive collections and limited editions, all signed “Qwest TV by Quincy Jones”.

Qwest TV is a privately-held company based in Paris (France) and Los Angeles (California, United States).

Our Co-Founding Subscribers

Below are the names of the generous music lovers who took a chance on us and helped us make Quincy Jones’ dream come true by becoming “co-founding subscribers” during our Kickstarter campaign, which ran from September 9 to October 10, 2017.

Executive Producers

Michael Hanke, Karen Wachsmuth
Konstantin Terekhov – Moscow, Russia
Gia Compton Executive Producer USA
Kaori Fearon -Tokyo Japan
Soulitude Festival

Gold Members

Jazz à Vienne festival
Thierry Amsallem, Montreux, Switzerland
Waleed Al-Omar, Kuwait
“Nick The Nightfly” Italy

Silver Members

Douglass J. Adair – Kansas City, Missouri USA
Paul Dickson
Paul Zilk
Ph. Rouxel – Paris
Mirei Y. – Tokyo, Japan
Olu Modupe, Nottingham, UK
Gwenaëlle Le Bourdonnec, Paris, France
Claus Norgaard Copenhagen, Denmark
Marc Storey – London, UK
Robert Kelly – Massachusetts, USA
Tony Horswill – Jersey City, NJ, USA
Joshua Rebell – New York, NY
Boaz Halachmi – Israel
Lavinia Wrangmark, Sweden
Dan Long – Boston, MA, USA
Henia P. – BB, 92100, France
Stefanie and Günter Asbeck
Ameerah and Jonny Palacios – USA
M & N Krach
Julien Savès – Paris, France
John D. Washington – Los Angeles, CA USA
Michael “Gonzo” Porten. Georgia USA.
Lee Hempstock
Ben Raznick – Denver, CO, USA
Fabian Knauber – Cologne, Germany
Raimund Floeck Freiburg Germany
Stéphane Schweitzer – Paris, France
Karen Winslow NYC, NY
Gigi Powell
John Caulkins Los Angeles, CA
Paulo H F Todaro – Rio de Janeiro, BR
Karen Winslow

Bronze Members

MV, Paris, France
Eboni Ford– ATL, Ga
Janden Richards
Chris Wolrand
Joachim Stoetzel – Haslach, Black Forest, Germany
Gertjan ‘Brainpower’ Mulder – Amsterdam, Holland
Françoise Baran -Paris, France
Gaetano Carlizzi, Reggio Calabria, Italy
Reza Dramsi – Paris, France
Bérengère Cornez – Brussels – Belgium
Ph. Istria – Clamart – France
Jean-Louis Pinquier
Ulrich Solte – Berlin, Germany
Ellie Meek Tweedy, Brooklyn, NY
Helena Hyvari -Tampere, Finland
Raimo.K.Hyvari -Tampere, Finland
Thierry Collet – France
George Kahn – Los Angeles, CA
Michael Wright – California, USA
Avilez – Brooklyn, NY
Edgar H. Peet
E. Beldham – Pittsburgh, PA
Jani Golob
Sylvie Durand
Paula Faith Romanow Etzel
Joëlle Génisson- Marseille- France
Myriam Rab, Paris, France
Axel Bernhard-Larson
Sylvia-Anne Parker, London, UK
Jean-Constantin Colletto France
Shuichi Takada – Tokyo, Japan
Daniel Favrat Switzerland
Ginger Berglund – Pasadena, CA USA
David Sentance
Jerzy Bojanowski, Magdeburg, Germany
Sophie C. – Paris
John Caulkins Los Angeles, Ca
Steve Malski Niles
Jim Coyne – Wall, NJ, USA
Oskar P.W. Wols – The Hague, the Netherlands
Vincent Favrat
Normän N. – Duesseldorf, Germany
Osman Jr LM – Paris
Blaise Imbert, France
Cemil Gandur – Istanbul, Turkey
Sylvie Durand – Paris – France
Gina M. Jackson, M.A., M.Ed. – California, USA
Rodolphe Coint-Bavarot
Carmen Love, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Christian Buck – Creuzier le Vieux – France
Tomas Lundenmark, Sweden
Juan C. Diez , Madrid – Spain
Levy N. R.
Lenora & Fred Hammonds, Durham, NC
Gordon Schonfeld – New York, NY, USA
Jason Nelson

Co-Founding Subscribers

JF Mory – Paris, France
Willy Kokolo – Brussels, Belgium
Ubaldo Malvestiti – Civitanova M. – Italy
Bob Craig – Hanson, Massachusetts, USA
Joyce DiCamillo – USA
Renand Baur
Wolfgang Krust, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Carlos D. Hamann
Jean Pierre Raymond – Paris -France
Jim M. – Minneapolis, MN
Stephen York – MA, USA
Olivier Cavaller
Max Alessandrini, Barcelona – Spain
LarsLisa Andersson – Huskvarna, Sweden
Hans-Bernd Kittlaus – Germany
Ugo Castellucci, San Francisco, Ca, USA
Chip Shelton
Eric Münch, Paris, France
William MacGillivray – Hampshire, UK
Shola Adisa-Farrar
Pietro Berkes – Switzerland
Guilvout jean – Paris
Holger Kobler, Wiesbaden, Germany
Jean-François Devanneaux
Tiago Rodrigues – Portugal
Markus Eicker – Düsseldorf, Germany
Lukas Frei – Switzerland
Tolga Ari
Nicolas J.
Michael J. Copeland – Kentucky, USA
Luca Gennari – Parma, Italy
Pierre D.P. – Lausanne, Switzerland
Yona Azoulay
Liam Dickson
Rhonda Wagner, Los Angeles, CA
Damir Omeragić, Sarajevo
Ronald Weinstock
Nicolas Tondre
Nicholas Croft
Tomas Lundenmark, Sweden
Stephen Cross
Andre Carvalho – Portland, OR, USA
Dom Robson-Tull
Alice Hélène Aulanier, France
Michael Berger
Luis G.
Pierre Perez, Paris – France
Dave Robinson, Perth, Australia
Natalie Gomez
Jean-Luc Chesnoy – France
Christopher Cabezas
Nicolas “Nicci” Notini Wallin
Coleman, USA
Kathleen M. Sanchez, California, USA
Felix Reifler – St. Gallen, Switzerland
Kelly Peterson
Fully Altered Media Inc.
Cédric Alter (Brussels, Belgium)
Andrea Ciacchini – Pisa Italy
Johanna Guerreiro
Ronny Michielsen – Antwerp, Belgium
Vesa Reinivuo – Finland
Ameerah and Jonny Palacios – USA
Erik Wessel – France
Karine Goncalves – Paris, France
Normän N. – Duesseldorf, Germany
Wolfgang Krust, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Ann Starrett – New York
Adrienne G. – Philly, USA
William A Nazaret (New York, USA)
Déborah-Caroline Schmidt, Switzerland
Ulrich Konjetzky, Munich, Germany
Charles Friedlander, Albany, NY
Franck Jeandidier, Paris – France
Helge Mruck, Plymouth

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