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Henry Turner, Jr.

Musician, vocalist, guitar player, composer, producer and promoter Henry Turner Jr., and his band, & Flavor, are an integral part of the Louisiana Music scene. They are well known for developing an intricate and syncopated style of music that is referred to as – Louisiana Blues, Soul, Funk and Reggae. Turner’s guitar techniques incorporate blues, soul and funk styles, along with jazz chording to create mesmerizing and toe-tapping melodies. As founder of Hit City Digital records the band has released twenty singles and eleven CD’s. The most current are the singles “I’m Going Down to the Mardi Gras!,” “That’s My Saints” and the long awaited album “Now.” Henry Turner Jr’s. Listening Room and Heritage Museum opened Baton Rouge in 2014. The purpose of the venue is to introduce, encourage and support local and regional talent, as well as provide national touring acts an intimate and inviting place to perform. The newly formed Museum Foundation will focus on arts and entertainment business education. Accomplishments and accolades include being named an official Music Ambassador by the Louisiana Office of Tourism in 2014. October 28, 2015 was proclaimed Henry Turner Jr. Day in Baton Rouge and October 28, 2017 was once again proclaimed Henry Turner, Jr. Day. In 2018 the Slim Harpo Music Awards honored him with an Ambassador Award and in 2019 the Lieutenant Governor’s Office named him an Honorary Louisiana Ambassador in part for writing “The Baton Rouge Theme Song.”

Musician, vocalist, guitar player, composer, producer and promoter Henry Turner Jr., and his band, & Flavor, are an integral part of the Louisiana Music scene. They are well known for developing an intricate and syncopated style of music that is referred to as – Louisiana Blues, Soul, Funk and Reggae.

Turner’s guitar techniques incorporate blues, soul and funk styles, along with jazz chording to create mesmerizing and toe-tapping melodies. As founder of Hit City Digital records the band has released twenty singles and eleven CD’s. The most current are the singles “I’m Going Down to the Mardi Gras!,” “That’s My Saints” and the long awaited album “Now.”

Henry Turner Jr’s. Listening Room and Heritage Museum opened Baton Rouge in 2014. The purpose of the venue is to introduce, encourage and support local and regional talent, as well as provide national touring acts an intimate and inviting place to perform. The newly formed Museum Foundation will focus on arts and entertainment business education.

Accomplishments and accolades include being named an official Music Ambassador by the Louisiana Office of Tourism in 2014.  October 28, 2015 was proclaimed Henry Turner Jr. Day in Baton Rouge and October 28, 2017 was once again proclaimed Henry Turner, Jr. Day. In 2018 the Slim Harpo Music Awards honored him with an Ambassador Award and in 2019 the Lieutenant Governor’s Office named him an Honorary Louisiana Ambassador in part for writing “The Baton Rouge Theme Song.”

 

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