Tyler Tolles

Tyler Tolles (b.1990) is a percussionist in the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West stationed at Travis Air Force Base in California.  In addition, he also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Alabama where he teaches jazz vibraphone. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Music degree in Percussion Performance at The Florida State University under the tutelage of Dr. John W. Parks IV.

Tyler is originally from Monterey, CA, where at a young age he performed with professional ensembles at the Next Generation Jazz Festival and the Monterey Jazz Festival. He was involved with Drum Corps International performing and touring with the Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets (2005, 2006, 2008) and the Santa Clara Vanguard (2010). He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Percussion Performance from the University of North Texas (UNT) under the tutelage of Christopher Deane, Mark Ford, Robert Schietroma, and Ed Smith. While at UNT, he performed with the 2 o’clock Steel Band at the 2012 Percussive Arts Society International Convention, toured with the Percussion Ensemble to Poland and Croatia, toured with the Symphony Orchestra to the Texas Music Educators Association Convention, and won the 2013 Downbeat Magazine Student Award for Best Latin Group with the Latin Jazz Ensemble and their album Late Night Mambo. He holds two Master of Music degrees in Percussion Performance and Jazz Studies from The Florida State University (FSU). As a graduate Teaching Assistant for both, he taught Applied Lessons, and conducted the FSU Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble II. While at FSU, he recorded three albums with the Percussion Ensemble entitled Vol 3. Ten Windows, Vol. 4 Unknown Kind, and Adam Silverman: Percussion Music, as well as a solo vibraphone album entitled In Touch. He has performed with the FSU University Symphony Orchestra, Wind Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble I and Percussion Ensemble and performed professionally with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra as principal Timpanist (2016-2018) and principal/section Percussionist (2014-2016).



A challenging solo marimba arrangement of Isaac Albéniz’s great work for solo piano, Sevilla.
Duration: 6:30 | Level: Advanced
$17.00
A challenging solo marimba arrangement of Isaac Albéniz’s great work for solo piano, Sevilla.
Duration: 6:30 | Level: Advanced
$16.00
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