Stanley Turrentine

1934 - 2000

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Stanley William Turrentine (April 5, 1934 – September 12, 2000) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He began his career playing R&B for Earl Bostic and later soul jazz recording for the Blue Note label from 1960, touched on jazz fusion during a stint on CTI in the 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Turrentine has received more than 283,375 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Stanley Turrentine is the 1,452nd most popular musician (down from 1,391st in 2019), the 7,247th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,681st in 2019) and the 591st most popular American Musician.

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  • 3.12

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Among musicians, Stanley Turrentine ranks 1,452 out of 2,675Before him are Urs Bühler, Gotye, Nigel Kennedy, Vernon Duke, Larry Graham, and Zak Starkey. After him are Dee Palmer, Gilby Clarke, Bob Brookmeyer, Jackie McLean, Shlomo Artzi, and Anders Johansson.

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Among people born in 1934, Stanley Turrentine ranks 346Before him are Steve Lacy, Julius Wess, Gilbert Strang, Östen Warnerbring, Rico Rodriguez, and Mr. Fuji. After him are Diane di Prima, Chris Bonington, Alasdair Gray, Gerry Hitchens, Tevfik Kış, and Cedar Walton. Among people deceased in 2000, Stanley Turrentine ranks 213Before him are Marc Davis, Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz, Larry Linville, Raymundo Rodríguez, Viktor Kolotov, and Edward Battell. After him are Hélène Prévost, Audun Boysen, Mark Oliphant, Matija Ljubek, Anthony Powell, and Joann Lõssov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stanley Turrentine ranks 7,247 out of 15,968Before him are Frances Spence (1922), Elizabeth Berkley (1972), David Belasco (1853), Ernest Lehman (1915), Jennifer Carpenter (1979), and Bill Richardson (1947). After him are Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836), Richard Bass (1929), Annette Haven (1954), Michael Murphy (1938), Frankie Muniz (1985), and Ramsey Clark (1927).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Stanley Turrentine ranks 591Before him are Travis Barker (1975), Myles Kennedy (1969), Michael Anthony (1954), Gary Rossington (1951), Elizabeth Cotten (1893), and Larry Graham (1946). After him are Gilby Clarke (1962), Bob Brookmeyer (1929), Jackie McLean (1931), Derek Sherinian (1966), Daryl Stuermer (1952), and Allen Collins (1952).