Featured on The Jazz Network Worldwide January 19-25, 2012 Bassist Al Turner with his New CD “Sunny Days” Dedicated to Those Struggling with Breast Cancer

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Al Turner has taken a new twist to his promotion of his new CD “Sunny Days” by not only supporting the healing of his wife who has struggled with breast cancer but others that might be experiencing the same journey. He is turning a new page in this paradigm by way of using his musical expertise and impressive relationships to support an illness that has struck far too many.

No matter how dark or difficult your situation seems you can always look forward to 'Sunny Days'...
~ Bassist, Al Turner

Bass Guitar Impresario, Al Turner, affectionately called “The Burner”‚ has recorded his third record “Sunny Days”. This gifted producer, expands his iconic signature style with a smooth inspirational message outlining that “no matter how dark or difficult your situation seems you can always look forward to sunny days” says Turner. 

Being one that is destined to create music that inspires, uplifts and edifies the soul, Turner has decided to take his bass and give back to a community that needs soulful encouragement. He wants to bring his expertise to sponsored fundraisers and community events that support the research and development seeking a cure for breast cancer.

“Sunny Days” is the latest addition to his diverse catalog, strikingly balanced, making an eclectic melodic statement by skillfully blending Jazz, Funk and R&B.  Opening with “Zo” a collaborative groove that sets the stage for collaborations with the likes of Bob James, Nelson Rangell, Marlon McClain, Dave McMurray, Maurissa Rose and Herschel Boone are found on this fine piece of work.

“Often times as one takes on the marketing and promotion of their career they go through the normal paces that are set before them.   For Al, this disease has struck close to home, his wife Theresa has struggled with breast cancer throughout their relationship. Collectively they are formulating a way to create a community of breast cancer survivors having a place to voice their concerns, trials, triumphs and recovery.  Together they are making a way to bridging the goals of healing, not only through the miracles of medicine but by way of Al’s soulful music inspiring not only “Sunny Days” but ones that bring breakthroughs with a common bond” says Jaijai Jackson, creator of The Jazz Network Worldwide social network.

Turner is no stranger to the industry and has played with some of the brightest luminaries on the scene ie. Earl Klugh, Bob James, Aretha Franklin, Oleta Adams, Anita Baker, Nancy Wilson, Randy Crawford, Gladys Knight and is currently the music director for R&B vocalist Kem.

Not only is he known for his musicianship but a composer and producer as well on songs for recording artists Earl Klugh, Bob James, Tim Bowman, Edgar Wallace, Jr., Guy Ensley & Ron Otis.   Al’s artistry exceeds category and has been featured on many television and radio commercials.   His touring schedule is packed with various dates that have encompassed Cheryl Lynn, Oleta Adams, David Benoit and Everette Harp.

Driven by his artistic mastery, Al Turner,  "The Burner" is an A-List side man and has performed hundreds of live shows nationally and internationally and continues to amaze and thrill audiences who will undoubtedly find themselves groovin’ to "Sunny Days".

Be sure to tune into Al’s feature on The Jazz Network Worldwide http://www.thejazznetworkworldwide.com and to learn more go to http://www.alturner.com.  To purchase Al’s new CD “Sunny Days” go to http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alturner2.

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