Lee Turner

Lee Turner's Biography

Lee J. Turner started his music career in Wisconsin. After receiving his degree in music education, Lee moved to Nashville in 1996 to pursue a career in the music industry.

Lee has been the house band keyboardist for the USA Network TV program "Nashville Star" for the past 3 years. Lee plays and sings back up vocals for future country stars as well as major artists like Big and Rich, Cowboy Troy, Buddy Jewell, Wynonna, Sara Evans, Jamie O'Neil, Lee Ann Rimes, Trace Adkins, Terri Clark, and Bret Michaels.

This past December Lee played on a publicity tour for the American Idol artist, Bo Bice. It was a fast paced two week tour that included performances on "The Tonight Show," "Ellen," "The Early Show," a holiday special on the Oxygen Channel, "The Tony Danza Show," "Regis and Kelly," and the "Today Show." In addition, the tour included an AOL Live Session that featured music and videos of Bo Bice and the band.

In addition to his TV work, Lee has been playing piano, organ, and accordion for some of Nashville's premier recording and touring artists like Cowboy Troy, Lauren Lucas, Erika Jo, Jody Evans, Brad Cotter, George Canyon, The Wilkinsons, Jennifer Hanson, Miranda Lambert, Tammy Cochran, Ty Herndon, Lila McCann, The Kinleys, Wade Hayes, and Kevin Sharp. Playing for these artists has allowed Lee to perform at hundreds of different venues throughout the United States and Canada, as well as on additional TV shows like "Imus in the Morning" and "Good Morning America." One the highlights has also been a USO tour that spent two weeks entertaining US troops in Austria, Yugosalvia, and Romania.

In his spare time, Lee also owns and runs the successful BoogieMan Studio. Lee produces projects for various musicians and songwriters of every level. A TV special on the GAC channel called "In the Moment with Brad Cotter" was engineered by Lee in his studio.

Lee has also played and recorded on special projects in other studios in Nashville and around the Untied States with some as well known industry writers such as James House, Bekka Bramlett, and Jeffrey Steele.

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