Today, Cinedigm announced a new partnership with Quincy Jones’ Qwest TV to add the linear channel to its Cineverse streaming service. Together, the companies are bringing music fans a free ad-supported television channel focusing on jazz, blues, soul, funk, and other global music.
Music legend Quincy James and musical producer Reza Ackbaraly founded Qwest TV in 2017 and by 2020 had established three channels: Qwest Tv Jazz & Beyond, Qwest TV Mix, and Qwest TV Classical.
In an announcement made earlier today, CEO of Qwest TV Reza Ackbaraly said “We’re extremely proud to join Cineverse with our great line-up of concerts, documentaries, and interviews. Qwest TV will bring Cineverse viewers an experience of high-end and diverse music, with top content spanning ‘from bebop to hip-hop’ jazz, as my friend and co-founder Quincy says, soul, funk, hip-hop, R&B and even classical.”
Qwest TV offers high-quality audio and video production from a large library of concerts, documentaries, never before seen interviews, and archive films from a number of talents, including but definitely not limited to:
- Gregory Porter
- Anderson .Paak
- Erykah Badu
- James Brown
- Aretha Franklin
- Carl Cox
- Marcus Miller
- Miles Davis
Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cinedigm, David Chu shared his excitement over the new partnership.
“We’re incredibly thrilled to add Qwest TV, a premier destination for passionate music fans, to our current line-up of FAST channels on Cineverse. Quincy Jones is an icon in the music industry, and we can’t wait for fans to discover and experience his hand-picked, premium music content for themselves.”
QWest Tv is a dulcet addition to the Cineverse, which also hosts Screambox TV, RetroCrush, The Dove Channel, Shout! Factory TV, Gusto TV, Crime Hunters, AsianCrush, The Bob Ross Channel, The Elvis Presley Channel, Johnny Carson TV, and The Carol Burnett Show in addition to many others.