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Joe Turner

Music producer Joe Turner is an accomplished producer, musician, songwriter and arranger. He is president of Isle of Skye Productions, a boutique independent music production house and record label. Joe has assembled a team of professionals to develop and work with independent artists, and singer/songwriters along with film, video and television producers. Joe Turner oversees the business and financial management of Isle of Skye Productions and fosters relationships with business partners.

Over the years almost every conceivable type of music has been written and recorded in the Isle of Skye Production studios, and with each and every recording, Joe has deepened his commitment to the artists and companies he works with.

Joe got his start in the music industry in 1967 and for many years he pursued a career as a musician, arranger and producer for CTV and CBC National telecasts. In the mid-eighties Joe moved into the television production world and has since produced three documentaries… Dispatches From The Front: The Story of Matthew Halton for the CBC and History Television, The Gift of Summer: The Story of Dr. Dan Offord for CTV and Showrooms…To The Trade Only for HGTV. The musical scores for all of these documentaries were written and produced by Joe. For the past nineteen seasons Joe has been the music producer on one of the CBC’s longest running and highly successful television series’, On The Road Again with Wayne Rostad, and for 10 seasons he wrote and produced the music for another of the CBC’s popular life-style programs, Cottage Country. Joe also produced and wrote the theme music for Grey Wolf Wilderness Adventures an adventure series for CTV.

As well as his ongoing work with various television series, most notably, King of the Q with Ted Reader, Joe is currently in the studio producing and co-producing four extraordinarily talented singer/songwritersAlex Ryder, Chantal Knight, Braiden Turner and Sean Chhangur. At the same time Joe is writing his first solo guitar CD.

This past December, Joe finished work on the CD/DVD just released by singer/songwriter and teen artist Brea. The package is called Ready To Fly and Joe is currently meeting with record execs in New York and LA. Joe’s music and recordings will be featured on the CIP Radio broadcasts, slated to begin in March, 2006.

In 2003, Joe was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for his musical contributions and works on behalf of the Canadian Veterans Association and was sponsored for the award by the War Amputations of Canada.

Joe Turner has a Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ottawa.

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