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Jamey Turner (The Kennedy Center)

Jamey Turner

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.

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Jamey Turner 8/14/99: Jamey Turner

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

Jamey Turner

Jamey Turner performs on the glass harp and other surprising instruments.
Jamey Turner 8/7/99: Jamey Turner

Jamey Turner performs unique compositions on the glass harp.

Jamey Turner

Jamey Turner performs unique compositions on the glass harp.

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