The Tyler Blanton Electric Trio has developed a strong presence in NYC over past 3 years, creating a buzz for its unusual concept, sound, and group chemistry. Lead by rising star vibraphonist Tyler Blanton, the group is anchored by bassist Massimo Biolcati and features drum maestro Ari Hoenig. Blanton’s unique setup involves a Malletkat midi controller which triggers a variety of synthesizers and samplers to create an eclectic and expansive soundscape. A modern and unusual twist on the trio format, the group draws on funk, fusion, and electronic elements which are brought together through deep grooves fresh group interplay.
Having played 20+ shows in NYC since the group’s formation in 2014, they have performed at 55 bar, The Living Room, Rockwood Music Hall, and Blue Note NYC.