Turk Mauro: Requiem for a Heavyweight

By the time he settled in South Florida, Turk Mauro had lived a fairly epic jazz life. On the cusp of 50 in 1994, the saxophonist had played with the bands of Buddy Rich and Dizzy Gillespie, and worked with Stan Getz, Zoot Sims and Al Cohn, among other marquee names. At the suggestion of…
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