Ty is a Peoria, Illinois native that started playing drums at the young age of 5! Through high school, Ty played in the Woodruff High School Jazz Ensemble earning several awards in various Illinois State Jazz Competitions, while playing drums for several local rock, country, and blues bands. After high school, Ty landed his first touring act with a country band called, “Midnight Run” based out of Conway, South Carolina touring the southeastern US.
Through the years, Ty has played for several top local acts including: Rivercity Junction (Peoria, Il), Cactus Creek (Peoria, Il), Damaged Goods (Olathe, KS), Rock & Roll Carnival (Olathe, KS), The Insanitones (Overland Park, KS), and For The Broken (Merriam, KS).
Touring and regional acts include: Midnight Run (Conway, SC), Aces-N-Eights (Edgerton, KS), Daylon Wear (Nashville, TN), Big Time Grain Co. (Olathe, KS), and currently Travis Gibson (Warrensburg, MO).
Ty lives in Overland Park, Kansas and has two daughters, Hannah and Maggie.