Stanley Turrentine



Stanley Turrentine

Rating
Active
1959 to 2000
Born
April 5, 1934 in Pittsburgh
Died
September 12, 2000
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Biography
Stanley William Turrentine, also known as "Mr. T" or "The Sugar Man", (April 5, 1934 - September 12, 2000) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Turrentine was born in Pittsburgh's Hill District into a musical family. His father, Thomas Turrentine, Sr., was a saxophonist with Al Cooper's Savoy Sultans, his mother played stride piano, and his older brother Tommy Turrentine became a professional trumpet player. He began his prolific career with blues and rhythm and blues bands, and was at first greatly influenced by Illinois Jacquet.

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Essential Stanley Turrentine

The Essential Stanley Turrentine

Stanley Turrentine May 29, 2015

20 Tracks

Now Playing Stanley Turrentine

Now Playing Stanley Turrentine

Stanley Turrentine March 23, 2015

50 Tracks

Common Touch

Common Touch

Stanley Turrentine January 31, 2015

7 Tracks

Portrait

Portrait

Stanley Turrentine April 15, 2014

15 Tracks

God Bless the Child

God Bless the Child

Stanley Turrentine March 21, 2014

15 Tracks

Blue Hour: The Complete Sessions - Master Takes (with the Three Sounds)

Blue Hour: The Complete Sessions - Master Takes (with the Three Sounds)

Stanley Turrentine September 2, 2013

12 Tracks

Goin' Uptown

Goin' Uptown

Stanley Turrentine March 1, 2012

4 Tracks

Blue Note Stanley Turrentine/Sextet Sessions

Blue Note Stanley Turrentine/Sextet Sessions

Stanley Turrentine June 17, 2011

38 Tracks

Salt Song

Salt Song

Stanley Turrentine April 12, 2011

6 Tracks

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