Jimmy Travis Profile
Jimmy Travis is a multitalented performer who constantly proves that you can be funny, informative, and entertaining without being offensive!
As one reviewer put it: "Jimmy Travis took the stage and within minutes made everyone in the audience feel like his new best friend. His presentation was hilarious, clean, and definitely had something for everyone. His approach to humor was very refreshing in a day and age when so many lace their shows with profanity" VARIETY
Attempting to describe a Jimmy Travis show or presentation is a lot like trying to herd cats! It's not impossible, but definitely takes some doing. He's funny, creative, spontaneous, energetic, and since he frequently interacts with the audience, no two shows are ever the same! Simply put, Jimmy Travis is unique!
Jimmy brings a wealth of entertainment experience to your event. His client list includes hundreds of Fortune 500 companies, corporations and associations! He's performed in all 50 states and has the uncanny ability of being able to relate to audiences of all ages. 8-80! Jimmy has toured with some of the biggest names in show business. He's been a repeat performer in major concert halls as well as the main showrooms of Las Vegas, Reno, and Lake Tahoe. Jimmy's special blend of humor and music have led to over 50 national television appearances on such networks as Odyssey, The Family Channel, TNN, The Inspirational Network, and on NBC as part of The Jerry Lewis Parade Of Stars.
Jimmy Travis is also a gifted and successful songwriter. His songs have been used in promotional campaigns by Nascar, Toyota, Auntie Ann's Pretzels, Sea Ray Boats, Crystal Cruises, Shaklee Corp. and many others. If your group has an event theme or is honoring someone special, Jimmy can write a custom song and sing it during his performance!
He's recognized as one of the countries most popular writers of Christian children's music. Over 150 of Jimmy's songs have been recorded and performed by choirs both in the United States and Internationally.
Jimmy Travis was recently honored as the recipient of The Jimmy Durante Award. This award is presented annually to a comedian or humorist and recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of family entertainment.
Jimmy is a graduate of the University of Florida where he attended school on a football scholarship. He lives in Nashville, Tn. where he and his wife own a music publishing and production company. They specialize in children's music as well as custom songs for companies, corporations, and associations.