Texas Musician Turner Stephen Bruton Passes
May 11, 2009 at 7:11 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends condolences to the family of reowned TEXAS musician and NEW WEST RECORDS artist TURNER STEPHEN BRUTON. BRUTON passed away on SATURDAY (5/9) at the age of 60.
He was in LOS ANGELES undergoing treatment for throat cancer and was also completing work on the new movie, "Crazy Heart," starring JEFF BRIDGES, MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL, COLIN FARRELL and ROBERT DUVALL. BRUTON had also recently sat in on some sessions for an upcoming KRIS KRISTOFFERSON record, "Starlight And Stone."
He played with KRISTOFFERSON for 17 years and produced albums for artists like BONNIE RAITT, WILLIE NELSON, JIMMY BUFFETT, JOHNNY CASH, MARTINA McBRIDE and more. Funeral services will be held in Ft. WORTH, TX, with arrangements to be announced soon.
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