Biografie. In 1987 voegde hij zich bij het United Nations Orchestra van Dizzy Gillespie en speelde hij regelmatig bij Brass Fantasy van Lester Bowie. Deze pagina is voor het laatst bewerkt op 10 nov 2020 om 21:44. In 1970 he recorded with Carlos Santana, and in 1972 he toured with Ray Charles. Steve Turre. Since then, Turre has incorporated seashells into his diverse musical style. Turre has been married twice. For fifty-seven years, Turre has been active in jazz, rock, and Latin jazz – in live venues, recording studios, television, and cinema production. Hij was van 1978 tot 2012 getrouwd met de celliste Akua Dixon. [14][15][16][17] Turre has had a long experience with Latin jazz and is a skilled player of the cowbell and Venezuelan maracas. In 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002 en 2006 won hij de DownBeat-lezerspoll als beste trombonist. After his tenure with Blakey, Turre went on to work with a diverse list of musicians from the jazz, Latin, and pop worlds, including Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, J.J. Johnson, Herbie Hancock, Lester Bowie, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, Van Morrison, Pharoah Sanders, Horace Silver, Max Roach, and Rahsaan Roland Kirk. [13] According to Turre, encouragement came from Kirk who was known for using a vast array of saxophones, flutes and other instruments. Daarbij vermeldt Turre de Duitse jazztrombonist Albert Mangelsdorff, die kon zingen op de trombone en aldus een op de schelphoren gelijkende klank kon voortbrengen. His father was of Italian ancestry and his mother was of Mexican ancestry. His four siblings are Michael James Turre (b. He began playing trombone at age ten, during his fourth grade in school. The group released its first, eponymous album in 1993. Turre earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst through the University Without Walls in 1980 with a focus in Afro-American Music and Jazz.[18]. Op 18-jarige leeftijd hoorde Turre de saxofonist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, die een zeeschelp met een langdurende stabiele toon blies. Profile: American trombonist, born 12 September 1948 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. The shells have their mouthpieces carefully cut and are tuned to specific pitches. Turre has been a member of the Juilliard School faculty for fourteen years – since 2008, and previously from 2001 to 2003. No wonder Steve Turre merely used his name as the title of this tour de force, for it is a supremely ambitious, self-defining project that covers an enormous amount of ground and means on one small disc. [1][2], He has recorded over 20 albums as a bandleader, and appeared on many more as a contributor or sideman. Steve Turre groeide op in Californië en studeerde van 1968 tot 1969 muziek aan de 'North Texas State University'. Turre’s quartet and quintet provide a setting based in tradition and stretching the limits conceptually and stylistically. He has been trombonist for the Saturday Night Live band since 1985 and has taught jazz trombone at the Manhattan School of Music since 1988. Turre was born to Mexican-American parents and grew up in the San Francisco Bay area where he absorbed daily doses of mariachi, blues and jazz. Steve Turre continually evolves as a musician and arranger. For fifty years (since 1970), Turre has been an exponent of seashells – conch in particular – as serious musical instruments. Turre was raised in Lafayette, California (San Francisco Bay area). In 1968, Turre played with Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Turre has been a resident of Montclair, New Jersey.[9][10]. Van 1980 tot 1985 speelde hij weer bij Woody Shaws kwintet. He plays the trombone as well as various sea shells. Beard, whom he married in 1970 in Dallas, Texas, and divorced in 1972 in San Francisco. Sanctified Shells utilizes the seashell in a larger context, transforming his horn section into a “shell choir”.