Charles Turner

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Birthday
26, 1936
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
May 19, 2006 (69)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1936
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
May 19, 2006 (69)

About

Twentieth-century jazz trumpet player. His more than thirty-year career included performances with Jimmy Dorsey, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, and many other renowned musicians.

Before Fame

He began playing the trumpet at the age of ten and later excelled in his music studies at Florida State University.

Trivia

His hobbies included aviation, schnauzer breeding, and marksmanship.

Family Life

He grew up in Bunnell, Florida as the only child of Norma and Charles Turner.

Associated With

He performed with legendary singer Frank Sinatra from 1975 until 1983.