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Born: Oct. 3, 1945 Birmingham, AL
Raised in Mobile, AL
Engineer, Producer, Publisher
Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame
After graduating High School and attending the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama, Travis started a radio broadcasting career at WBCA, WUNI, WACY and WMTS as an on air personality. While in Mobile he and three partners built a successful music recording business discovering Jimmy Buffett and Wet Willie.
Moving to Nashville, Tennessee he changed careers to recording engineer working with diverse acts such as The Doobie Brothers, Anne Murray, Carl Carlton, Brenda Lee, Lobo, Waylon Jennings, Brubeck Brothers, Larry Coryell and Jerry Lee Lewis. He branched out as a record producer of Jimmy Buffett, O.B McClinton and The Nashville Jazz Machine. He continued as music publisher, voiceover of Radio & TV commercials for Kentucky Fried Chicken, Red Man, Blue Cross & Blue Shield and Oldsmobile. He also has been manager of recording studios Soundshop and Creative Workshop in Nashville and Eastern Sound in Toronto.
After 25 years in the “music” business he combined his talents to focus on the Audio for Video, Film and Advertising industry and became chief engineer and co-owner of Audio Productions where among others, Hollywood has called upon Travis’ talents on such projects as Iron Man, The Mexican, The Sopranos, Radioland Murders, King Of The Hill, The Guardian and The Blind Side.
Currently Travis is a national Voice Actor in Nashville, Tennessee.
Source: Travis Turk
Discogs discography: http://www.discogs.com/artist/445202-Travis-Turk
Allmusic credits: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/travis-turk-mn0000016167/credits
Amazon: The RCA Albums Collection and Till the End / Never My Love / You've Got Somebody and Stampede / Takin It to the Streets and The Legendary Spar Recordings and The Truly Great Hits and Classic Country Ballads
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