Tyler Gilmore is a composer and electronic musician, and founder of Not Art Records. He has worked with Cuong Vu, Jenny Hval, Matt Wilson, Ron Miles, Danny Meyer (Chairlift, Julia Holter), Dominic Lalli (Big Gigantic), Ken Filiano, and many others. His recent premieres include "From Overhead" with The Switch Ensemble at the Valencia International Performance Academy Festival 2016 in Valencia, Spain, and "More Like a Reader" with The Playground Ensemble in Denver, Colorado. He won the 2009 ASCAP/Columbia College Commission in Honor of Hank Jones and won the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer's Award in 2008, 2009, and 2010; and has been a fellow at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, Music OMI, and Brush Creek Arts. He has recorded two albums with his ensemble Ninth and Lincoln, including Static Line. In addition, and has composed for projects with WhoThroughThen, Small Dream Ada, vocalist Clare Wheeler, and Beaker with Alec Harper. His music has been reviewed in DownBeat and performed internationally by groups including Jon Faddis’s Chicago Jazz Ensemble, Bobby Watson and The UMKC Concert Jazz Ensemble, The University of Northern Colorado Jazz Band I, The Henry Mancini Institute Overture Orchestra, and others.
Tyler grew up in rural Wyoming, attended the University of Northern Colorado and the New England Conservatory, and is now based in Brooklyn, NY.
"Gilmore is on his way to being a major force in the composing and arranging world.” – Jon Solomon, Westword