Tyler Blanton - Vibraphonist & Composer

Both multi-faceted composers and instrumentalists, Pianist Josh Nelson and Vibraphonist Tyler Blanton have a unique connection and musical history which spans nearly a decade. They have codified a distinct sound in a duo format over the years, creating a highly interactive and musical dialogue.
Born and raised in Southern California, Josh Nelson is a first-call jazz pianist, composer, teacher, and recording artist. At 37 years old, he has already collaborated with some of the most respected names in jazz, including Natalie Cole, Richard Galliano, Larry Goldings, Seamus Blake, Sara Gazarek, and Matt Wilson. He has released 5 albums as a leader in addition to countless works for film and television.
Originally from southern California, Brooklyn based vibraphonist Tyler Blanton has garnered considerable notice in recent years in the New York Jazz scene for his unique sound and concept on the instrument. He has toured the US, Europe, and Asia both as a leader and as a featured guest artist and received press from the NY Times, Village Voice, and Downbeat Magazine

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