is an American composer
, and film producer
most known for his scores of Eagle Eye, The Expendables, Los Angeles, Rambo, Fast & Furious, Fast Five
, and Constantine.
Tyler is a symphonic conductor and conducts his own scores. He is signed with Sony Music
as a songwriter. He was nominated for Film Composer of the Year by the International Film Music Critics Association. In 2010 Tyler was inducted into the music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Born in Los Angeles, California
, Tyler attended UCLA
and Harvard University
. He was a member of The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at UCLA, as part of the Epsilon Pledge Class. His musical career began at an early age, after being inspired by his Academy Award winning art director grandfather, Walter H. Tyler
. He traveled to United States
, performing at concerts with his own written and composed pieces. After a couple of years, Tyler began playing for orchestras, ensembles, choirs, using instruments, such as piano, classical percussion, guitar, bass, bouzouki, mandolin, keyboards, and drums. Tyler was also featured in a number of rock bands and with artists, such as Elton John
, who was impressed after hearing Tyler's music, encouraged Tyler to pursue a career in film scoring. He began his career in 1997, where he composed the film score for the independent film Bartender
by Gabe Torres. The... Read More