Thurman Green

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Thurman Green (August 12, 1940 – June 19, 1997) was a jazz trombonist. He was a member of the Horace Tapscott Quintet and the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.

Green and Hamiet Bluiett were at the Navy School of Music together in 1962. More than thirty years later, Bluiett produced and performed on Green's only album as a leader, Dance of the Night Creatures on Mapleshade Records. They began recording in 1994, and Green died in 1997 at the age of 57. Mapleshade released the album in 1999.[1]


As sideman[edit]

With Gerald Wilson

With Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

  • 1990 Groove Shop
  • 1991 Heart and Soul
  • 1995 Absolutely!

With others


  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Dance of the Night Creatures". AllMusic. Retrieved 2 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Thurman Green | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2 January 2017.