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Tyler Gilmore

Tyler Gilmore composes chamber music ranging from jazz to modern classical. He leads Ninth+Lincoln, an orchestra that fuses big band sounds, 20th century symphonic influences and electronic textures.

Tyler has written and conducted for big band, studio orchestra, symphonic wind ensemble, string quartet, brass quintet and more. 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. His music has been reviewed in DownBeat and performed by Jon Faddis’s Chicago Jazz Ensemble, The University of Northern Colorado Jazz Band I, and The Henry Mancini Institute Overture Orchestra, among others. His work is published by UNC Jazz Press and Minor Ninth Music.

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“Static Line proves that the 28-year-old Gilmore is on his way to being a major force in the composing and arranging world.” �” Jon Solomon, Westword

“Exploring the deepest of harmonic depths opened up by the freedom of jazz-based themes, bandleader Tyler Gilmore steers the ensemble through a lush musical ocean like a modern-day Gil Evans, burgeoned by vigorous winds of acid, fusion, and even electronica.” —Colorado Music Buzz

Primary Instrument



Boston, MA

Willing to teach



Bachelor's of Music Education from the Univ. of Northern Colorado

Teaching experience at East High School in Denver, CO and Vanderhoof Elementary in Arvada, CO


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Dazzle Recordings
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    Tyler Gilmore's Ninth and Lincoln with Cuong Vu
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    Tyler Gilmore's Ninth and Lincoln with Cuong Vu
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