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Tyrone Steele is a professional musician teaching private in-home drum lessons in the Atlanta area.
Atlanta Institute of Music
Drum Certificate
Merit Scholarship Recipient
Liberty Theological Seminary
Master of Divinity / M.A.R.
Tyrone Steele

Tyrone Steele is a freelance drummer based in the Atlanta area. He teaches private drum lessons to students of all ages and skill levels, and is also a multi-instrumental composer and lyricist.

Tyrone began drumming in 1983, and has enjoyed a full-time career as a performer and teacher for many years now. He served six years in the Marine Corps, from 1989-1995. In 2011, upon completing a Master of Divinity and M.A.R. program at Liberty Theological Seminary, he began his formal musical education at the Atlanta Institute of Music, and consistently received the Merit Scholarship for outstanding performance. He was trained by Tom Knight and Creig Harber, and personally instructed by Dave Weckl. 

Tyrone is a staple in the drumming community and is highly recommended by many artists, instructors and peers for his attention to detail, timeliness, meter, creativity, and ability to drive any band or musical style. He is trained in a variety of genres including fusion, Latin, be-bop, rock, and metal.  Tyrone is the owner, main composer and founder of the Ty Steele Band, which released its debut album in December of 2016, producing and performing progressive metal-fusion. 

Tyrone proudly endorses Bootleg Drum Company, Soultone Cymbals, and Magic Room Brand drum sticks. Tyrone maintains memberships with BMI and the Atlanta chapter of the Grammy Recording Academy. He performs as an independent drummer and has also shared the stage with Joe Diffie, Mothers Finest, Jake E. Lee (Red Dragon Cartel), members of Collective Soul, and others. 

His drumming influences include Tom Knight, Benny Greb, Carter Beauford, Chris Coleman, Dave Weckl, Gary Novak, John Blackwell, Heracio Hernandez, Lee Pearson, David Garibaldi, Marco Minnemann, JoJo Mayer, Steve Gadd, Steve Smith, Vinnie Colaiuta, John Bonham, and Neil Peart. 

A versatile musician, Tyrone also plays the piano and guitar, but as an educator he focuses on provided high-quality drum lessons for students of all ages and skill levels.

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