“David Hancock Turner’s orchestrations are economical but so incredibly atmospheric with wonderful banjo and violin parts that just resonate with that wonderful country ‘thang’ that has you toe-tapping whilst you sit trying to follow the shenanigans of this show. “ (britishtheatre.com)
Subways are for Sleeping - York Theatre - Music Direction & Piano. Feb-March 2018.
"...while accompanied heartily by pianist–music director David Hancock Turner and bassist George Farmer." (Village Voice)
"The music is joyously played by music director David Hancock Turner on the York’s recently acquired Steinway piano accompanied by bassist George Farmer." (theaterscene.net)
"Music Director David Hancock Turner on the piano sounded like an orchestra, along with George Farmer on bass... One of the highlights of this production was the inclusion of Styne’s amazing overture for the show as the projection of his hand written musical chart filled the screen. " (theaterpizzazz.com)
"David Hancock Turner has made them all sound fabulous under his musical direction." (Times Square Chronicles)
"There's not a clunker in the entire score, nicely accompanied here by David Hancock Turner on piano and George Farmer on bass." (talkinbroadway.com)
Hallelujah Baby - York Theatre - Music Direction & Piano. January-February 2018.
"Musical direction is by David Hancock Turner, who is at the piano, with Richie Goods on bass, both doing an amazing job as the “Orchestra” playing Styne’s score." (wolfentertainmentguide.com)
"David Hancock Turner on piano and Richie Goods on bass (both excellent)" (talkingbroadway.com)
"Music director David Hancock Turner at the piano and Richie Goods on bass give a good reading of the melodic Styne score." (Theaterscene.net)
"Musical Director and pianist David Hancock Turner and bassist Richie Goods provide all of the accompaniment. It is a huge task they handle well." (thefrontrowcenter.com)
Desperate Measures - York Theatre - Music Direction, Orchestrations & Piano. Sep-Dec 2017.
"Also praiseworthy is David Hancock Turner for both his plummy, perky arrangements, tickling the ivories and leading a band of three gifted musicians" (theaterpizzazz.com)
"In the band, a grand quartet of players of mandolin, double bass, guitar and piano make good use also of banjo and fiddle under the spirited baton of pianist David Hancock Turner." (DCMetroTheaterArts.com)
"With David Hancock Turner as a fine pianist, conductor, and orchestrator, the four man band includes guitar, banjo, double bass, fiddle and mandolin." (theaterscene.net)
"Friedman's country sound shows authenticity in David Hancock Turner's orchestrations and nimble pianissimo" (citycabaret.com)
"David Hancock Turner leads a foot-stomping four-piece band, including, of all things, a mandolin." (talkingbroadway.com)
"David Hancock Turner leads a spirited band that includes mandolin, banjo and guitar." (theculturalcritic.com)
"With solid music direction and orchestrations by David Hancock Turner" (frontmezzjunkies.com)
"Credit is especially due the musical direction and orchestrations by David Hancock Turner, also at the piano, and the three musicians who join in bringing the score to life" (wolfentertainmentguide.com)
Money Talks - Davenport Theater - Music Direction & Piano. July-August 2017
"The cast, accompanied by music director David Hancock Turner, performs Friedman's compositions with flair." (curtainup.com)