Steve Turne
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Drums
Other Percussion, Vocals, Session Leader
Music Circle South Studio Band Member
steveturner@studio-musicians.net

    Steve Turner has been a premier drummer and percussionist  for more than 25 years appearing on numerous hit gold and platinum sessions and television appearance, with some of the most profound influencing artists in the music industry.

    Below are listed some of the many recording sessions where Steve Turner has appeared.  To listen and purchase CDs that Steve has played on, simply select an artist who is similar to your own style and project. Then click on the links, give Steve a listen on the clips at Amazon.com, buy the CDs to learn more about Steve's playing; and then hire Steve Turner, so that you can describe the sound, feel and groove you need for him to supply; to add to the magic of your recording project.

TOURING AND RECORDING
 HISTORY

TRAVIS
TRITT

1995 Relief touring only. 
Drums and percussion on all of Travis' hits and albums: 

Country Club,
It's All About to Change,
T-r-o-u-b-l-e ,
A Travis Tritt Christmas-Loving Time of the Year
Ten Feet Tall & Bulletproof
, and movie soundtracks. 
Ten #1 singles and four platinum plus.

DOLLY
 PARTON

1988-1993 Touring 
Drums and percussion.  
Three albums

Eagle When She Flies
Slow Dancing with the Moon,
and 
HOME FOR CHRISTMAS. 
Two #1's and Top Ten.

DON
WILLIAMS

1987 World tour 
Drums and percussion . 
One album: ONE GOOD WELL.

EMY LOU
  HARRIS

1986 United States tour
Drums and percussion.
One album: THIRTEEN.

GLEN
 CAMPBELL

1977 - 1985 World tour and Vegas 
Drums and percussion.
Nine albums through 1997
Basic (1978)
Highwayman (1979)
It's the World Gone Crazy (1981)
Old Home Town (1983)
Favorite Hymns (1992)
World of Glen Campbell/ Live (1992)
Jesus and Me: The Collection (1997)

LOU
 RAWLS

1976-1977 United States tour 
Drums and percussion. 
One album: LIVE ON BROADWAY

ROGER
 MILLER

1975-1976 United States tour 
Drums and percussion. 
Television specials as well as JOHNNY CARSON, MERV GRIFFIN AND OTHERS

DON
 RANDI

1975 House Band  at the BAKED POTATO
North Hollywood, CA. 
Drums and percussion on Don Randi 
and QUEST. 
One year of Radio Shack commercials.

OTHER SELECT RECORDINGS

MARTY
 STEWART

WHISKEY AIN'T WORKING
Honky Tonkin's What I Do Best (1996)

SAMMY
 KERSHAW

Haunted Heart (Platinum) (1993)

COLIN
 RAYE

IN THIS LIFE (Platinum and two #1's)

GEORGE
 JONES

High-Tech Redneck (Gold)

THE STATLER
BROTHERS

All American Country (1991)
Words and Music (1992)
Today's Gospel Favorites (1993)
Home (1993)

CHRIS
 LEDOUX

Stampede

CRYSTAL
 BERNARD

Girl Next Door (1996)

ALABAMA

Just Us

WAYLON
 JENNINGS

NEW ALBUM

TANYA
 TUCKER

SHOULD I DO IT 
DREAMLOVERS,

Complicated

MEL
 McDANIEL

Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On (1993)

WAYNE
 NEWTON

Moods & Moments (1992)

MARK
 O'CONNER

The New Nashville Cats (1991)

LARRY
 BOON

ONE ALBUM

GENE
 WATSON

TWO ALBUMS

OTHER SELECT RECORDINGS
(Various Styles and Artists)

JAZZ

Grant Geissman, 
Don Randi, 
Larry Nectle, 
Lou Rawls

POP/ROCK

Karla Devitto, 
Rocky Burnette, 
Moon Martin,
The Osmonds 
and others

NEW COUNTRY BANDS

The Sky Kings--Warner Brothers; 
Little Texas;
Highway 101
Reunited (1996)
Latest & Greatest (1997)

TELEVISION APPEARANCES

PRIME TIME
  COUNTRY

House Drummer 1996,1997,and 1998,1999

SATURDAY
 NIGHT LIVE

Dolly Parton

ARSENIO
 HALL

Dolly Parton

PAT
 SAJAK

Dolly Parton

JOHNNY
 CARSON

Fourteen appearances with various artists
listed on touring history.

JAY
 LENO

Dolly Parton

MERV
 GRIFFIN

Roger Miller & Glen Campbell

COUNTRY MUSIC
 AWARDS

Five consecutive pre records and live
appearances

TNN

Numerous specials, awards, 
and tribute shows

AT THE
RYMAN

Two shows, various artists

AMERICAN
 MUSIC SHOP

Travis Tritt, LeRoy Parnell and Joe Diffey

GLEN CAMPBELL
 MUSIC SHOW

One year weekly series

AUSTIN CITY 
 LIMITS

Glen Campbell (twice) Emy Lou Harris

COUNTRY MUSIC 
 HALL OF FAME

1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1998

EDUCATION

COLLEGE

Florida State University; Bachelor of Music 
in Applied Performance Percussion 


Ensembles: Jazz Lab Bands---four years

Percussion Ensemble--five years

Chamber Orchestra --(faculty) two years

Numerous small ensemble recitals as well as
symphony and opera 

HIGH SCHOOL

Eau Gallie High School, Melbourne, Florida;
three years of concert, marching, and stage
bands. 

Awards: All State Band --Junior year

Best Male Musician---Junior and Senior years

University of Florida---GABAC Award--male

CONTACT

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