Robert Venable & Jake Jones of the podcast "TURNED UP" talk with legendary artist JT Carter

Robert & Jake interview legendary recording artist JT Carter, original founding member of The Crests, as they explore the music industry as it was, compared to how it is now and the many people JT has known throughout his 60 year career.
By: JT Carter
Robert & Jake - TurnedUp
Robert & Jake - TurnedUp
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Feb. 8, 2019 - PRLog -- ~

Robert Venable & Jake Jones, both known for the success they have achieved in their careers speaks with legendary artist JT Carter, founder of The Crests.

About JT Carter and The Crests ~
Founded by J.T. Carter, the group included Talmadge "Tommy" Gough (1939-2014), Harold "Chico" Torres (deceased) and Patricia Van Dross (1943-1993) (older sister of R&B singer Luther Vandross). Carter selected vocalist Johnny Mastrangelo (Johnny Maestro) as his lead vocalist.

The Crests were discovered in 1956 while singing in the New York City subways, by the wife of orchestra leader Al Browne. Browne connected the group with Joyce Records where they recorded their first two songs, "My Juanita" and "Sweetest One". The group had several songs appear on the US Top 100 charts including "16 Candles", "Sweetest One", "Six Nights a Week", "Step by Step" and other hit songs.

About Robert Venable ~
Robert Venable is a Grammy nominated, Dove Award winning record producer/mixer/engineer in Nashville, TN who has worked with GRAMMY-winning and multi-platinum recording artists including Megadeth, Kelly Clarkson, Twenty One Pilots, Kutless, MuteMath, Kim Burrell, Neal McCoy, and more.  He is also a chart-topping songwriter with Shoalsville Music and SESAC.​

Robert's recording studio is just 20 minutes south of Nashville, where he produces and mixes his projects.  In addition to music production, Robert has mixed sound for feature length films, television, and commercials.  A few of his sound for video clients include Sony, Saturday Night Live, Lexus, Burger King, Disney/Pixar, and more.​ You can find out more about Robert on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms. (Source: Robert

About Jake Jones ~
Learning his first song on guitar at 6-­years-­old, Jake Jones is no stranger to the six string. As a teen living in a small town dominated by sports teams and cow tipping, musicians and musical opportunities were few and far between. With no one to jam with and a burning desire to make music of his own, he picked up a four track recorder and became his own band. From drums to piano, Jake Jones began expanding and fine-tuning his musical abilities in an effort to write and produce his own music. By the time he graduated from high school, Jake had already begun to build a clientele that would span from country and bluegrass to hip/­hop and metal.

Today, Jake plays guitar for the Atlantic Records rock group "We as Human". Having toured with a diverse array of artists from worship acts including Kari Jobe and Newsong to heavy hitters like Shinedown and Papa Roach, it has allowed him to keep a keen eye on an ever changing music industry. His attention to detail and the ability to play an array of instruments have made him a proverbial "triple threat" in an industry where budgets are shrinking and the demand is growing. (Source: Jake Jones Official Facebook Page)

About TurnedUp Podcast ~
Producer/audio engineer/professional guitarist, Jake Jones and award winning producer/audio engineer, Robert Venable bring in legendary guests to pull back the curtain and give you a peek into the behind the scenes operation that keeps the music industry running like a well oiled machine.

February 4th, 2019 pod cast (S2-EP:16) - TurnedUp
Listen to Robert & Jake's interview with JT Carter.

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