Biography of jazz tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine (1934-2000) @Encyclopaedia Britannica

Stanley William Turrentine, American jazz musician (born April 5, 1934, Pittsburgh, Pa.—died Sept. 12, 2000, New York, N.Y.), played tenor saxophone with a rich, hearty sound and a flair for blues phrasing that made him a popular favourite for four decades. Turrentine originally played cello but at the age of 11 took up the tenor saxophone. In his apprentice years

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