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The Arts Foundation Of Olde Towne is a neighborhood based, Arts & Humanities incubator that serves to host and produce projects that are about, or initiated by residents from the Near East Area of the City Of Columbus, Ohio.

Ted Turner


Ted Turner
Instrument: trumpet
Description: Newspaper clipping

Ted Turner was a composer, arranger, soloist and educator. He became the Columbus East High School music teacher in the 1950s and introduced the school to an intensive musical curriculum. He organized and trained an orchestra with a string section and a championship dance band that recorded several albums. Many of his former students are prominent in the music field today such as, Bobby Alston, Bobby Pierce, Nate Fitzgerald, Geoff Tyus, Craig McMullen, Richard and Dell Thompson and Freddie Thomas.
Pictured L-R: Ted Turner, Doc Severinsen
From the collection of: news clipping

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC05-14

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.






Ted Turner
Instrument: trumpet
Group: East High School Band
Description: Led by Ted Turner

Ted Turner was a composer, arranger, soloist and educator. He became the Columbus East High School music teacher in the 1950s and introduced the school to an intensive musical curriculum. He organized and trained an orchestra with a string section and a championship dance band that recorded several albums. Many of his former students are prominent in the music field today such as, Bobby Alston, Bobby Pierce, Nate Fitzgerald, Geoff Tyus, Craig McMullen, Richard and Dell Thompson and Freddie Thomas.
From the collection of: East High school year book

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC05-16

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.