Tyler Jakes is a garage rock/alternative blues influenced singer-songwriter, award-winning music producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He has released 10 full-length albums, numerous singles, and a limited edition X-ray flexi disc. His music has appeared on TV shows such as Deadliest Catch, Sons of Anarchy, and Survivor, as well as in films including Under The N.
Vernon Reid (of the Grammy-award winning, Living Colour) described Jakes’ songwriting as being “gritty and witty”, while Pulse of the Twin Cities drew comparisons as broad as Bob Dylan and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club saying that, "Jakes is intent on laying down some truly dirty rock and roll". Rift Magazine added, "He displays great range and talent as a songwriter", and It's Psychedelic Baby Magazine went on to say, "His music instills a hunger for experience, knowledge, and appreciation."
Having toured the U.S. extensively, both solo and with his band, Jakes has shared the stage with acts such as Reverend Peyton, Jello Biafra, Lincoln Durham, Native Howl, and The Legendary Shack Shakers. Concerning his live show, S.F. Bay Area Rock proclaimed, “He seems to truly appreciate the crowds and puts on a show fit for thousands.” He has picked up airplay on over 150 terrestrial radio stations across the U.S. and Canada, charting multiple times in the Top 20. In 2019, Jakes won Best Score at the New York City Indie Film Awards for music he provided for the short film, Flying Light.
"If there's one thing we love, it's a rock anthem we can jam out to. The gritty and raw performance from Tyler Jakes is JUST what you need." - Gas Mask Magazine