Photo: Melinda Woolsey
Josh Tyler is a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who has acquired and encompassed a wide array of musical and lyrical styles during his time as a performing artist. Having a great lyrical and musical connection with the personal, emotional and socially conscious aspects of artists such as Cohen, Guthrie, Dylan, and Springsteen, Josh's music, infused with the sounds of Folk, Rock, Soul, Funk, Blues and Jazz, is rootsy, exciting, thoughtful, and unique with an honesty and integrity that can be felt in every note.
The Josh Tyler Band has been performing for audiences in countless venues throughout the Hudson Valley, New Jersey, and New York City areas for the past five years. It's members include; Josh Tyler, a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who has been a mainstay of the Hudson Valley music scene for over a decade, guitarist Robin Schmidt, member of the up and coming and critically acclaimed NYC Afro-Funk group, Ikebe Shakedown, and Bernhard Spirig, who's bass and brass playing has been heard and admired throughout Europe for over 30 years. Together, The Josh Tyler Band, satisfyingly mix Tyler's evocative songwriting, their exceptional musicianship, and a common love of folk, rock, blues, and soul, to create a sound that is fresh, unique, exciting, rootsy, and thoughtful, with an honesty and integrity that can be strongly felt in every note.