Will Lyle (born 1994) is an upright and electric bassist, bandleader, composer, arranger, and producer from Orange County, California and based in Los Angeles.
A year after graduating from Berklee College of Music, he toured with GRAMMY award-winning drummer Billy Kilson's quartet to Japan in 2017.
After a year of playing in Los Angeles, he became a member of the hard bop pianist Jon Mayer's trio (alumnus of John Coltrane, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, and others) with Roy McCurdy (of Cannonball Adderley's group) on drums. He has since also performed with Ralph Peterson, Bob Sheppard, Marvin Smitty Smith, Pasquale Grasso, Ralph Moore, Joshua Breakstone, Randy Napoleon, Clayton Cameron, Gerry Gibbs, Erena Terakubo, Ricky Woodard, Steve Hass, Barbara Morrison (with John Stephens' Big Bluzzy Band), Melissa Morgan, Francisco Torres, Joey Sellers/Ben Clatworthy's System VI, Ron Escheté, Jackie Ryan, Jonathan Pinson (with Ian Buss at Dizzy's in San Diego), Gary Matsumoto, John Storie, Ilya Serov, Lizzie and the Triggermen, Lia Booth, Tony Guerrero, Kevin Kanner, Mikan Zlatkovich, Gilbert Castellanos, Peter Sprague, Gene Jackson, Jacques Lesure, Lawrence Leathers, Miki Yamanaka, Barry Minnifield (The Voice), Eric Reed (with Gaslamp Quarter Orchestra), Victory Boyd, Art of Verse, and Sumerian Records artist Bones UK. He has recorded as a session bassist on the TV series Escape at Dannemora, and on LA veteran pianist and GRAMMY foundation member Rob Mullins's 2018 release The Nearness of You, and keeps and active performing and recording schedule.