Travis Dubberly grew up in Orange Park, Florida. He is an avid surfer and football fan. He has had a passion for percussion since the age of 12. He began drum lessons in the 6th grade, and played base, quads, snare, and drum set in the band all the way through junior high and high school. In 1999, when Travis was in 10th grade, he began summer touring with Drum Corp International. He played snare for The Magic of Orlando Drum & Bugle Corps for several seasons, until aging out in 2004. He was the drummer for several bands in Florida, playing various styles of music, including bands like Nobody’s Perfect, Code to Zero, and Saving David. During this time, he developed a love for teaching drums, and taught various high school drum lines, as well as individual students.
In August of 2005, Travis entered the United States Air Force, where he served until July, 2010. After serving in the Air Force, Travis moved to New York to pursue his dream of writing and performing music as a career. He is currently performing for Gallant Entertainment, The New York Knicks, New York Jets, New York Giants, New York Rangers, and various cover bands. He is also working with several original bands and artists from NYC and Florida.
Travis has studied under and/or performed percussion with some of the biggest and most respected names in percussion, such as Bill Bachman, Tom Hurst, Mike Scialabba, John Campese, Joal Brainard, Jeff Willis, Larry Cauley, Mike Ashmead, and the great drummers from Gallant Entertainment; Sean Gallant, Andrew Beil, Michael Eagle, Matt Hurley, Jeff Silva, Ronald Stockwell,Michael Howell, Eric Carr, Rey Soriano, Stephanie Barker, Mark Leitz, Doug Feig, Michael Jackson, and Tony Good.
Travis is currently a student at the School of Audio Engineering (SAE) in Manhattan. In his spare time Travis enjoys teaching students and helping them find the path to drumming success.