Tyler is a San Francisco Bay Area based musician, composer, educator, and band leader. Obsessed with music from his earliest years, Tyler began playing at age 8 and quickly found music to be his passion. By age 12, Tyler was writing original music and performing live. His professional career began when he was 17 and since then has performed a variety of genres from classical to indie rock to Brazilian to jazz and funk; and incorporates influence from all of these into his own music. Tyler’s education includes the California Jazz Conservatory and he has been on faculty at the world renowned Stanford Jazz Workshop.