rhythmically steady and exciting to listen to. She has an excellent sense of time and that separates her from some of the flashier drummers. She’s a good musician.” He added that Turpin was the only female percussionist in her contemporary degree cohort, although women had previously graduated from the school in percussion at the lower levels. Commenting on Williams’ praise, Turpin said that she always gave her all in performances at the school.”Once I went on stage on a bicycle with the drum set. At my third-year show, I came on stage from the roof,” she said. Her musical journey began when, in obedience to her father, a pastor of the AME church, she started playing drums in the church. For a long time she was not really interested, she said, even after her father hired a School of Music student to coach the group she was in. But Turpin’s attitude changed when
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