TylerRogers
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SEEKING

Bass Guitar, Piano, Upright bass.

ABOUT

MY BAND IS LOOKING FOR KEYBOARD/PIANO AND BASS.

Tyler Rogers is a saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist based out of Seattle Washington. Tyler has dedicated his life to music and has been playing for over 13 years. In 2016 Tyler graduated from Western Washington University with a BA in music and minor in audio recording. During his time at Western, Tyler was heavily involved in the jazz ensembles, making his way into the top groups as first alto in the top big band and becoming the tenor player in their top jazz combo.

Upon graduating, Tyler quickly joined a few professional bands which made recordings featuring him. Throughout his formative years, he made sure he was studying privately with some of the best professionals in the area including the late Greg Metcalf, Fred Winkler, Mike Allen, and Mark Taylor. Tyler has also studied with the likes of Chad Lefkowitz-Brown and currently studies with Steve Kortyka.

Currently, Tyler is an endorsing artist for Claude Lakey mouthpieces and is playing with Brian James and The Great Unknown. He also collaborated with other musicians and artists in the Seattle area and beyond and has worked with a wide range of styles.

Screen name:
TylerRogers
Member since:
Jan 17 2018
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
13
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

Tyler is versed in many styles of playing, including jazz, blues, classical, rock, pop, RnB, soul, funk, hip-hop, country, ska, reggae, and latin. Some of Tyler’s influences are John Coltrane, Freddie Hubbard, Michael Brecker, Lee Morgan, Chris Dave, Snarky Puppy, BADBADNOTGOOD, J Dilla, Blu & Exile, Klefto, TribeCalledQuest, Dexter Gordon, Stevie Wonder, Kanye West, Eddie Harris, Randy Brecker, Bob Reynolds, Greg Metcalf, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Robert Glasper, Chris Potter, Cannonball Adderley, Ron Carter, Thundercat, Flying Lotus, Christian Scott, Madlib, MF DOOM, Earth Wind and Fire, Sublime, Nirvana, Herbie Hancock, Buddy Rich, and much more.

Instrument experience:

Saxophone:
Expert
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Piano:
Intermediate
Clarinet:
Intermediate
Flute:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Tyler’s current set-up for his tenor saxophone is a Selmer MarkVI 128xxx, a Claude Lakey Apollo rhodium 7* mouthpiece, Rovner Versa ligature, and D’Addario unfiled select jazz reeds.