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2013-12-03 23:25:38

Yamaha offers a free trial version of Playground Sessions in its latest Survival Kit keyboard add-on pack, while those visiting PlaygroundSessions.com can purchase the software and Yamaha keyboards together at a special price. Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Yamaha today announced a new partnership with Playground Sessions, the award-winning interactive keyboard software co-created by music legend Quincy Jones. The companies’ partnership demonstrates a shared desire to...

2013-02-25 23:04:53

More stars expected to attend Keep Memory Alive's annual brain health fundraiser in Las Vegas on April 13 Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Keep Memory Alive´s 17th annual Power of Love Gala continues to grow with an extended list of entertainment icons and celebrities attending and performing at the 80th birthday celebration for Quincy Jones and Sir Michael Caine in Las Vegas. The star-studded tribute will take place on April 13, 2013 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, while...

2013-01-31 23:01:28

Seattle Icon Quincy Jones Joins Lineup of Popular Northwest Musicians Voicing Announcements and Contributing Overhead Music to Sea-Tac Airport Seattle (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Your next trip to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport just got upgraded with the sweet, warm voice of legendary Seattle musician Quincy Jones. In Quincy´s unique soulful style, he will be welcoming travelers to the airport, telling them about the local music playing overhead, giving security advice and even...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'