Paul Turner

Portrait of Paul Turner


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Since 2005 Paul has been the bassist for UK band Jamiroquai. He has co-writing credits and has played bass on all the band’s recordings and live performances since joining. He is also known for being member of Annie Lennox’s band from 2002, playing bass on numerous world tours, recordings and huge events like Live 8. Paul has recorded and/or performed live with more than 80 “name artistes” over a diverse career.

Recording credits include album releases by music icons such as: Tina Turner, Bryan Ferry, Tom Jones, George Michael and Seal. In addition to studio work, Paul has over 30 years of touring experience, ranging from soul giants Sister Sledge and Lamont Dozier, pop chart toppers Take That and Will Young to national legends such as Sir Cliff Richard.

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