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Guitar virtuoso... Innovator of contemporary instrumental music... Fusion 

Tyler Reese is a contemporary blues-rock-jazz fusion guitarist


  • Studied classical piano from school age, and jazz guitar from age 15

  • Studied Jazz Performance Guitar at the Berklee College of Music 

  • Performances include, American Forces Entertainment Middle East Tour, Paisley Park, Country Music Hall of Fame, Middle East AFE Tour, Country Music Association Festival, Celebrate Virginia Live, the Dome at America's Center, Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, Hat Factory, Fontanel, Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, the IEBA, Wild Horse, 5th and Porter, Tin Pan South, the Friars Club in New York City, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and in the Middle East with Armed Forces Entertainment.

  • Publications Vintage Guitar, Downbeat , Jazz Blues News, JazzEd, Broadway World, News Blaze, Top, and more; 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

  • Played with Prince, Craig Morgan, Chip Davis (Alabama, Rocket City), Gary Grainger (John Scofield, Acoustic Alchemy), Greg Grainger (Acoustic Alchemy), Kevin Walker (Justin Timberlake, Prince), Ernie Isley (Isley Brothers), and has performed privately for artists such as Teddy Gentry.

  • Studied with 20 time Grammy Award Winning Jazz Guitarist, Pat Metheny

  • Opened for Scotty McCreery, Joel Crouse, Bo Bice, Martin Sexton, Ron Holloway, and Linwood Taylor 

  • Studio and live musician in Nashville, TN, 2013-2016

  • Voting Member Recording Academy November 2016

  • Endorsed by PRS Guitars November 20, 2016

  • Hollywood Music in Media Nominations for Best in Jazz (Moving On) and Best Producer/Production (2Funk), 2016


  • ”Reminiscence" released November 2016, is all original contemporary Jazz Fusion with aspects of Smooth and Experimental Jazz, Fusion and Rock, and Orchestral, all songs written by Tyler Reese, arranged by Tyler Reese, and produced by Jeff Silverman (Rick Springfield, Hiroshima, The Allman Brothers Band, Tim Weisberg), and Tyler Reese. Billboard #5 Contemporary Jazz Album, Billboard #12 Best Jazz Album, Nominated Hollywood Music in Medial Awards for best in Jazz and best Producer/Production, on various radio charts consistently November to present.

  • ”Life in 20”, released June 2014, is an all original CD based in jazz and blues, co-written with Elisa Fiorillo-Dease, back up singer for Prince and member of the NPG, produced/arranged by Jeff Silverman, Tyler Reese, and Elisa Fiorillo-Dease. 

  • "Because I Can", July 2011, is contemporary rock interpretation of Jazz Standards, produced by Tyler Reese

  • “Risus21”, June 2010, an exploration of progressive rock with dark, heavy riffs and a lot of high energy guitar (co-write, co-production by Reese).

  • Single, September 2013, Rock, written, arranged, and co-produced by Reese featuring BOSTON's bass player and vocalist, Kimberley Dahme, on vocals.

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