Tyler Reese is a guitar virtuoso with extensive experience in live performance, writing, production, studio, and session work. Tyler is a innovator of Contemporary Instrumental Music, Jazz Fusion, music based in Jazz but with aspects of rock, funk, rhythm and blues, fusion and orchestral.
Studied Classical Piano from age 3 through age 18, studied Jazz Guitar from age 13
Instruments played guitars, piano, sax
Studied Performance, Jazz Guitar at the Berklee College of Music
Has participated in numerous showcase events and festivals including The Listening Room, Celebrate Virginia, Fontanel, Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, the IEBA, Wild Horse, 5th and Porter, Tin Pan South, the Friars Club in New York City, and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Featured in Numerous Publications, radio tours, television spots,”featured artist of the week” for Underground Artists Live out of New York, National Guitar Workshop competition winner April of 2011
Studied with Pat Metheny, played with Prince, Craig Morgan, Billy Davis (Alabama, Rocket City), Gary Grainger (John Scofield, Acoustic Alchemy), Greg Grainger (Acoustic Alchemy), Kevin Walker (Justin Timberlake, Prince), Ernie Isley (Isley Brothers), Toby Fairchild (Keller Williams), and has performed privately for artists such as Teddy Gentry
Opened for Scotty McCreery, Joel Crouse, Bo Bice, Martin Sexton, Ron Holloway, and Linwood Taylor
Studio and live musician in Nashville, TN performing over 250 shows a year
Currently promoting his contemporary instrumental, Jazz Fusion EP, “Reminiscence”which debuted on Billboard for Contemporary Jazz Album at #5, and booking tour dates for 2017
Tyler Reese is endorsed by PRS Guitars, and a voting member of the Recording Academy
The current project, Tyler’s fourth full length CD “”Reminiscence”” currently in final stages of production, is all original Contemporary Instrumental Music based in Jazz, with aspects of rock, blues, fusion, and orchestral, written by Tyler Reese and produced by Jeff Silverman and Tyler Reese
First full length CD , age 15, in 2010, ”Risus21″, an exploration of progressive rock with dark, heavy riffs and a lot of high energy guitar
Second full length CD, “Because I Can”, age 17, in 2011, is a series of contemporary, arrangements of traditional jazz standards with aspects of funk, rock and blues
Released “”Simply To Choose II””, September 2013, a single featuring BOSTON’s Kimberley Dahme on vocals and produced by Jeff Silverman
Third full length CD “Life in 20”, released June 2014, was co-written with Elisa Fiorillo-Dease, back up singer for rock/pop legend, Prince, and produced by Jeff Silverman (Rick Springfield)