Henry Turner jr. and flavor
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Where are you located?
Baton Rouge
What is your affiliation to the Jazz World?
Musical Artist, Record Label, Recording Studio
Tell us a little about your background...
Early musical influences came from blues and jazz greats B. B. King and George Benson, as well as the hypnotic mellow reggae tones of Bob Marley.

A lead vocalist and guitarist, I honed my skills playing in cover bands and on studio recordings. I worked as songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist with the Crystal band in the 1970s, and some of their original 45 RPMs recorded on the Lotus Land label are now collectors’ items, retailing for up to $250.00-$300.00 each.

In the 1980s, I put his career on hold, working at various record labels, which led me to found Hit City Records, a management and promotion company. As president of Hit City Records, I nave managed several successful independent bands and artists. My experiences in the independent music scene eventually inspired me to put a new band together, get back onstage, and write material for this new musical genre.

The band has released four highly successful CDs: WILL WORK FOR FOOD AND MONEY, FACING THE MILLENNIUM, 1999, LOUISIANA GUMBO COMBO, 2001, and their latest LOUISIANA FUNK BUFFET, 2007, an upbeat look at the continuance of life and love after Hurricane Katrina. The band debuted the new CD at the New Orleans Jazz Festival, with crowd and radio favorites being “Ugly Man,” “Look My Way” and “Gonna’ Be Alright,” which was featured on the 2009 Southern Soul Sampler, #11, produced by Southern Soul Radio, WMPR 90.1, Jackson, MS.

Upcoming albums include BACK TO THE R&B FUNK and LOUISIANA SOUL which are scheduled to be released on Henry Turner’s own Hit City Record label in December 2009.

My lastest single "Gome Again" Guitar Version is an Acuostic Jazz cut.
How did you hear about the Jazz Network? Please give full name of contact
JAHnessa
What Instrument do you play?
Guitar
What is your website address? Only websites that pertain to your business and how you can be contacted.
http://www.henryturnerjr.com
When Is Your CD Scheduled For Release?
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At 12:11pm on September 29, 2011, estaire godinez said…
hola thank you very much for that ! i am grateful to be alove!! weeeee blessed
At 3:35pm on November 19, 2009, D*** Metcalf, aka Rotcod Zzaj said…
Hey, Henry - LIKIN' your "Bangin' Yo' Head Up Against The Wall"... kinda' "Louisana P-Funk", sorta', eh? Shine ON!
At 10:51am on October 15, 2009, ESB said…


Visit ESB Jazz Radio
Nice to meet you! I hope you'll come to listen my Internet Jazz Radio Station and i hope you'll enjoy it!
I'll be very appreciative of your opinion!
At 1:34pm on October 14, 2009, Mario Faustino said…
Hello Henry, Thanks! Yours too! Thanks for the add! Regards, mjf
 
 
 

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