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Stanley Turrentine

Stanley Turrentine
Born: Apr 5, 1934 in Pittsburgh, PA
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Died: Sep 12, 2000 in New York, NY
Genre: Jazz
Biography: A legend of the tenor saxophone, Stanley Turrentine was renowned for his distinctively thick, rippling tone, an earthy grounding in the blues, and his ability to work a groove with soul and imagination. Turrentine recorded in a wide variety of settings, but was best-known for his Blue Note soul-jazz ...Read full biography
That's Where It's At
Released: 1962
Label: Toshiba EMI
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A Blue Note release with Les McCann on piano, Herbie Lewis on bass, and Otis Finch on drums. Small group format. Excellent (and exciting) soul-jazz session with Turrentine blowing hot. ~ Ron Wynn & Michael ...Read full review
Rvg/That's Where It's At [RVG Editon/Bonus Track]
Released: 1962
Label: EMI
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This 1962 session places tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine in the company of pianist Les McCann, bassist Herbie Lewis, and drummer Otis Finch. Of the six cuts on the original release, McCann, who was ...Read full review