Tyler Cates

Tyler C.

Atlanta, GA

About Tyler C.

Background check: Last verified 06/27/2016
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Tyler teaches: Ages 10 and up
Teaching since: 2007
Last sign in: More than two months


Tyler C. is available for in-home or in-studio lessons 7 days a week! Tyler has been playing guitar for over 20 years and teaching music since 2007. He is a professionally trained, Grammy-nominated working musician with years of experience both on stage and in the studio.

Tyler will work with each student to determine what they want to get out of their instrument. His goal as a teacher is specifically designed to help you achieve your goals as an artist and a musician.

Genres that Tyler has experience with range in style from classic rock to jazz. Being an active session musician, he knows that its important to be adaptable!

Tyler attended Western Carolina University, where his degree is in Commercial and Electronic Music. Since moving to Atlanta in 2008 he has kept busy working with a plethora of artists and producers, increasing his knowledge through real world experience.

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Photos and Videos

Performance with one of my original projects, Lazy Americanz


Apr 2014 - Present
Lazy Americanz

An original dance music project. We released our debut album in 2015.

Session Guitarist
Apr 2011 - Present

First call session guitarist for the multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning JUSTICE League. I have received multiple major label album placements with them, playing guitar on some of the hottest hip-hop albums of the past decade.


Commercial and Electronic Music
Aug 2002 - May 2007
Western Carolina University

Languages Spoken

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