Jamey Turner



Biography

HOMETOWN
Denton, Montana

GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT
Creates and performs on unique musical instruments, using the science principles related to sound.

HOW HE DID IT
Jamey studied music as a boy, learning to play the clarinet, piano, and musical saw. Then, as he got older, he used the principles of sound which he had leanred as a boy to create his own musical instruments. One instrument, the "wrench harp," is a series of wrenches of various sizes hanging on a frame. Jamey plays it by hitting the wrenches with a hammer.

His most famous instrument is the "glass harp". Using everyday tools­­drinking glasses and water­­he has become a celebrity. Jamey's understanding of science principles, combined with his imagination and enthusiasm, have made him a well-known performer.

WHAT HE SAYS
"Scientific principles are everywhere!"

Watch Past Performances

Video 8/14/1999: Jamey Turner

Jamey Turner performs on the glass harp and other surprising instruments.

Video 8/7/1999: Jamey Turner

Jamey Turner performs unique compositions on the glass harp.

Jamey Turner