Stanley Turrentine

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Birthday
5, 1934
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Sep 12, 2000 (66)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1934
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Sep 12, 2000 (66)

About

Nicknamed Mr. T and The Sugar Man, Turrentine was jazz tenor saxophonist who recorded more than sixty albums over the course of his life.

Before Fame

He played with many blues and R&B groups before working with Max Roach's band.

Trivia

He explored jazz fusion as a genre in the mid-1970s and recorded with CTI, releasing a wildly popular album called Sugar.

Family Life

He married an organist named Shirley Scott in 1960 and they divorced about a decade later.

Associated With

He collaborated with George Benson during his jazz fusion days at CTI.