About MONTANA and Mike Tyler
Mike Tyler is a musical chameleon .For over two decades ,Mike has recorded ,toured and written with artist such as ,Billy Joel, Schooly "D",Amy Grant and Vince Gill,P Funk, SPEARHEAD feat Michael Franti,Faith Evans, Mario,L.L. Cool J ,Cypress Hill,Tribe Called Quest ,De La Soul,Mary Wilson,the Rolling Stones, Stone Gossard and too many others to list .Mike was in house musician and producer for sony/RUFFHOUSE rec. during their entire exsistence .playing on most of their releases as well as co producing the critically acclaimed cult c.d. ’welcome to America by Schooly "D". As a member of Elektra rec. act "Pops Cool Love " Mike toured the US and Europe.Mike was the Music director and arranger and the band was the back up unit for the first YO M.T.V. RAPS unplugged fet. M.C. Lyte, De La Soul , Tribe Called Quest and L.L. Cool J .Mike was in the music ministry @ Sharon Baptist church working with Bryant Pugh ! Mike recently has returned from working as in house guitarist for Scott Storch and has now focused his attention on finally focusing on the ideas inside of him. he has completed ’Guitar Legend" a funky bluesy project featuring ’ MONTANA" on vocals . "Vocal Angel",Montana’s solo project feat. a remake of James Browns "Mans World’ and ’2000 Days’ , his beat driven cyber funk instrumental c.d. which can be purchased by hitting my band website link .Mikes latest endeavors include playing guitar on the upcoming "Nappy Roots" track "Good Day" , Writing with producer Big Al "360" Wert. Mike is still performing with his band Mike Tyler’s Menagerie feat. MONTANA and doing select session work .MONTANA aka "The Vocal Angel" is a multi talented artist! As a session singer she has worked in many different genre's of music, singing lead vocals on "Sugar" by blues artist Raphael Paris, background harmonies for countless sessions with producer Andy Kravitz, vocal hooks for many of Philly's up and coming rap artist, as well as writing and producing her vocals on "Guitar Legend"! On this debut C D by her husband Mike, she is the featured voice on "Somewhere" written by herself and Mike, "I need to know","Just so hard" and is the only female voice on the project! Upcoming is her solo project, which includes an amazing remake of the James Brown classic "It's a mans world"! Montana's live performance brings back the sound and emotion of a classic soul singer with a modern attitude and style. Montana hales from North Carolina, but raised in Philadelphia since the age of five. Her roots are gospel, for her father was a gospel singer, writer and producer. Also having a legendary producer and guitar player to bless her projects and guide her have given her a wealth of experience which is needed in the music business. The best advice given to her and she keeps with her thru out her career is (Be The Best You That You can Be) and create your own idenity!. Montana's style and sound is unique in every way! Go to www.diatonic.biz/miketyler.htm
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