Travis Rocco’s critically acclaimed album “Smoke & Tangerines” was released in 2010 from the talented, New York based singer/songwriter. The album, recorded over a 2 year period with Steve Marinaccio and mixed by Grammy Award Winner Jeff Juliano (Train, John Mayer, Jason Mraz), is a pop/rock album that Rocco describes as “the next big step in my music career.” Over the last 6 years, Travis has toured 24 states, from New York to Texas, Florida to Louisiana, performing at over 170 colleges, countless festivals, and clubs. His unique voice has attracted a loyal following, picking up new fans in every city along the way.
Travis averages 130 shows per year and feels at home at any size venue, from colleges & clubs to large festival stages. While focusing on original material, Travis also has an arsenal of popular & modern cover songs in his set that will delight any crowd. With a strong desire to build a loyal following, Travis works hard to foster and grow his fan base at every venue played.
To record "Smoke & Tangerines," Travis teamed with Producer/Engineer/Songwriter Steve Marinaccio, along with Producer/ Songwriter Scott Monetti & Assistant Dan Tilgner, and Grammy Award winning Mixing Engineer Jeff Juliano (John Mayer, Train, Lifehouse, Jason Mraz, DMB). Travis is working hard on a new record with Steve Marinaccio slated for release in early 2013.
The Gypsy Mimes are a house Rhythm section at GreenChapel Studios in Schooleys Mtn NJ. as well as being Travis Rocco's live band. Comprised of Steve Marinaccio -guitar, bass, vocals, Tom Spears - Guitar, Ritchie Lupo - drums & percussion & Eric "Swinny" Swiontkowski - bass, vocals. This is a group that you dont want to miss. Together with Rocco this is a very powerful group performing a pile of well crafted songs.