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 and Band Competitions. During this time, he also played 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” AKA “Rivercity Boys”(Peoria, Il), “Cactus Creek” (Peoria, Il), the original “Damaged Goods” (Olathe, KS), “Rock & Roll Carnival” (Olathe, KS), “The Insanitones” (Overland Park, KS), and Kansas City’s original rock band, “For The Broken” (Merriam, KS).
Ty has toured with several regional and national acts including: “Midnight Run” (Conway, SC), “Aces-N-Eights” (Edgerton, KS), “The Daylon Wear Band” (Nashville, TN), and “Big Time Grain Co.” (Olathe, KS). Ty currently plays for “The Travis Gibson Band” (Warrensburg, MO) and “The Rock Mountain Band” (Kansas City, MO).
Ty lives in Overland Park, Kansas and has two daughters, Hannah and Maggie and his cat named, “Dood”.