Mark F. Turner

All About Jazz user Mark F. Turner

Considering himself a modern day 'Jazz Explorer' Mark continues to discover new and exciting music territories.

Joined: 2001 | From: United States | Profile Views: 45,938

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Born outside of Washington D.C.; I have lived in locations from Okinawa Japan to my current residence in Charlotte North Carolina. I guess this has had some influence on my love of music. The changing climates, moods, and rhythms of diverse locales have the same appeal to me that is found in jazz.

I grew up listening to music from James Brown, Parliament/Funkadelic, Van Halen, Weather Report, almost everything in between and later discovered Bird, Miles, Coltane, Monk, Andrew Hill and other greats. While I respect and enjoy the music of the past I thrive on the current and future sounds of artists here and across the globe who continue to carry the torch yet also seek to express their own voices in the music.

The people that say that “jazz is dead” are simply not listening in the right places or to the diversity of music that's out here. It's all about change and discovery. In my mind there's so much good music and so little time.

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