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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 12/21/04: Jamey Turner

Jamey Turner’s virtuoso musicianship on the glass harp has fascinated audiences in cathedrals, factories, and resorts all over the United States. Join him as he shares his unique renditions of holiday classics.

Jamey Turner

Jamey Turner’s virtuoso musicianship on the glass harp has fascinated audiences in cathedrals, factories, and resorts all over the United States. Join him as he shares his unique renditions of holiday classics.
Glass Harp Holiday Medley 12/16/03: Glass Harp Holiday Medley

Glass Harp Holiday Medley: Jamey Turner’s virtuoso musicianship on the glass harp has fascinated audiences in cathedrals, factories, and resorts all over the United States. Join this Montana native as he shares his unique renditions of holiday classics.

Glass Harp Holiday Medley

Glass Harp Holiday Medley: Jamey Turner’s virtuoso musicianship on the glass harp has fascinated audiences in cathedrals, factories, and resorts all over the United States. Join this Montana native as he shares his unique renditions of holiday classics.
Holiday Vaudeville 2001 12/14/01: Holiday Vaudeville 2001

Cellist Sean Grissom hosts the first of two evenings of Holiday Vaudeville, featuring the Hantastic Hands of Spencer Lancaster, glass harp player Jamey Turner and juggler Will Shaw.

Holiday Vaudeville 2001

Cellist Sean Grissom hosts the first of two evenings of Holiday Vaudeville, featuring the Hantastic Hands of Spencer Lancaster, glass harp player Jamey Turner and juggler Will Shaw.
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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