Joe Turner



Joe Turner

Rating
Active
1930 to 1990
Born
November 3, 1907
Died
July 21, 1990
Location
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
A.K.A.
Jazz pianist, 1907–1990
Biography
See also Big Joe Turner. (Joseph Vernon Turner ; singer- blues, rock and roll) See also Joe Turner & The Seven Levels. (21st century, Boston, singer & guitarist) Joseph H. Turner (3rd November 1907-21st July 1990) was an American jazz pianist. Born in Baltimore, Turner was first taught piano by his mother when he was five. He moved to New York around 1925 and enjoyed much popularity among musicians in Harlem, working with June Clark (1927-1928), Benny Carter (1929), and Louis Armstrong (1930). He accompanied the singer Adelaide Hall in a piano duo with Alex Hill and then with Francis Carter; he and Carter toured Europe with Hall in 1931.

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