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Roberto Tyson

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Born: August 7, 1960    Primary Instrument: Guitar, electric

Roberto Tyson was born in Cuba, reared in Puerto Rico and New York City. Roberto, a prodigy in his early youth, was schooled in the ways of the grand masters of jazz guitar and played along side his father, also a guitarist, with premier musicians of the time. Young Roberto developed a reputation as one of the best players around. Today, Roberto brings a Latin, Caribbean and traditional jazz influence to the richness of his music.

My musical influences are my father who is also a guitarist and a percussionist. Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, George Benson and Pat Martino.

Awards:

We are very pleased to have been considered for the 51st GRAMMY Entry List. Recording Academy members, we would like to ask for your votes in the following categories for this year GRAMMYS. Please consider our work and vote for us if you feel that it has merit. To listen to songs in their entirety online visit www. isound. com..n_groove Thank you for your support! Field 1 - Pop Category 7 - Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals 079. FUNNY HOW TIME FLIES N-Groove 080. YOU AND ME N-Groove Field 1 - Pop Category 9 - Best Pop Instrumental Performance 064. GROOVE SERUM N-Groove 065. OOH WEE OH YEAH N-Groove 066. SO SEXXY N-Groove General Field Category 4 - Best New Artist 268. N-GROOVE Field 6 - R&B Category 23 - Best Female R&B Vocal Performance 040. ITS WHO WE ARE N-Groove Field 10 - Jazz Category 45 - Best Contemporary Jazz Album 056. ITS WHO WE ARE N-Groove Field 23 - Composing/Arranging Category 85 - Best Instrumental Composition 061. DFUNKT C.C. Givens, Cheikh Ndoye & Roberto Tyson, composers (N-Groove)
N-Groove is a group of incredibly talented musicians and songwriters who have joined forces to create Radio friendly groove oriented jazz music. Together their musical influences combine to create a genuinely unique sound that overwhelmingly connects with listeners. The new CD release titled Its Who We Are features a cast of talented musicians that blend jazz, R&B and Pop influences. Band members include C.C. Givens, Roberto Tyson and Cheikh Ndoye
Song List1 You and Me 5:22 2 Funny How Time Flies 3:54 3 Groove Serum 3:52 4 Bring It on Let's Go 3:04 5 It's Who We Are 4:59 6 So Sexxy 5:26 7 When We Get There 4:53 8 Ooh Wee Oh Yeah 4:21 9 Dfunkt 6:04 10 It's Who We Are (Reprise) 4:36 CreditsAl Williams: Flute, Sax (Soprano) Roberto Tyson: Guitar, Arranger Eli Staples: Piano, Arranger John Lloyd: Arranger, Engineer, Mastering, Mixing Romero Wyatt: Percussion, Vocals, Mixing

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Primary Instrument:
Guitar, electric

Location:
Silver Spring, MD

Clinic/Workshop Information:
Clinic topics include all aspects of guitar and jazz improvisation, composition and arrangement.

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