Vancouver-born pianist, keyboardist and composer Tyson Naylor has toured extensively across Canada, the US and Europe. A JUNO award recipient, he has played with the Warsaw Improviser’s Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony, Turning Point Ensemble, Destroyer, Dan Mangan and Wayne Horvitz. Current and past collaborators include Jesse Zubot, François Houle, Tony Wilson and Peggy Lee. In Europe he’s played with Tobias Delius, Axel Dörner, Mats Äleklint and Lina Allemano. Current projects include Limbs of the Stars, Tiny Pyramids, Sun Ra’s Star System, Dalava, Sick Boss, Sun Belt and Longhand.
His own project, the Tyson Naylor Trio, has toured Canadian and U.S. Jazz Festivals and his debut album, Kosmonauten, on the Vancouver-based Songlines label, has received very positive reviews from the New York Jazz Record, Georgia Straight and Signal to Noise.
Tyson composed the soundtrack to short film, Lynnwood, and was included on the soundtrack to feature film, Hector and the Search For Happiness.