Quincy Jones Taken to L.A. Hospital With Shortness of Breath

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Jones' publicist said that he was hospitalized out of caution after having breathing problems Thursday.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quincy Jones was taken to a Los Angeles hospital with shortness of breath, but his representatives say he's going to be OK.

Publicist Arnold Robinson told The Associated Press in an email that Jones was hospitalized for observations out of caution after having breathing problems Thursday.

Robinson said "Quincy is fine," and gave no further details.

Jones' hospitalization was first reported by TMZ.com.

The 82-year-old producer and arranger's long and storied career has included collaborations with Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles.

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