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Bruce Turner is an English saxophonist, clarinet and jazz group.

About Bruce Turner

Remembered for his collaborations with such notable jazz musicians as Humphrey Lyttelton and Don Byas, this 20th-century jazz saxophonist and clarinetist served as the bandleader for numerous recordings, including The Dirty Bopper and That's the Blues, Dad.

Bruce Turner before fame

He learned the clarinet during his childhood years and started playing the alto saxophone during his World War II-era service in the Royal Air Force.

Achievement of Bruce Turner

For a time, he, Peter Ind, and Dill Jones were members of a band that performed on the famous Queen Mary ocean liner.

Bruce Turner family life

Born Malcolm Bruce Turner, he grew up in Saltburn-by-the-Sea and London, England. His memoir, Hot Air, Cool Music, was published in 1984.

Associations of Bruce Turner

In the early 1950s, he briefly studied with the American saxophonist Lee Konitz.

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Latest information about Bruce Turner updated on July 28 2021.