Thomas Eugene Turk (1927 – 1981) Signed Slip, "To Steve - The privilege is all mine. Thanks Tommy Turk", 5.5 x 4.5, in green ink, dated in another hand on the reverse 14 Nov. 48, by the American jazz trombonist. Turk can be heard on several CDs with Charlie Parker and also recorded with Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Flip Phillips around the same time. He was fatally shot by robbers at a tavern in Las Vegas. In fine condition.