• Then, you know, the other more-traditional role of the producer in, like, the kind of Quincy Jones sense is kind of part arranger. So you're coming up with, like, these - you hear these songs that are quite bare-bones, and you dream up what's the band doing? What's the rhythm section doing? What's the guitars, strings, pianos - that sort of thing. It's almost like a little toolbox.

    "The Story Behind Mark Ronson's Hit Song 'Uptown Funk'". "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross, December 31, 2015.
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