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Steve Turre

Steve Turre
Born: Sep 12, 1948 in Omaha, NE
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Genre: Jazz, World
Biography: One of the finest trombonists of the 1980s and '90s, Steve Turre also introduced the conch shells to jazz. After a brief period on violin, he switched to trombone when he was ten. Turre worked locally from age 13, played with Rahsaan Roland Kirk off and on from 1968, recorded with Santana in 1970, and ...Read full biography
Steve Turre
Released: 1996
Label: Verve Records
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No wonder Steve Turre merely used his name as the title of this tour de force, for it is a supremely ambitious, self-defining project that covers an enormous amount of ground and means on one small disc. ...Read full review
Rainbow People
Released: 2008
Label: Highnote Records, Inc.
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High Note Records has been on a roll in 2008. Larry Willis and David "Fathead" Newman have both issued near career-defining statements on the label in 2008 -- and that's just naming two. To this illustrious ...Read full review
More Steve Turre albums: Main Albums (18)