Tyler is a multi-instrumentalist playing drums, piano, guitar, orchestral and world percussion, bass, cello, guitarviol, charango, bouzouki, amongst others. After composing the score for ”The Hunted” for Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin, Tyler found himself on the cover of Film Score Monthly Magazine dubbed as "The Future of Film Scoring." He then composed the score for Disney's “The Greatest Game Ever Played” starring Shia LaBeouf. His score for "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" hit #1 on the iTunes soundtrack sales charts while his soundtrack for “Children of Dune” was the #4 best selling album on Amazon.com during March of 2003.
Other credits include 20th Century Fox’s science-fiction film “Timeline" directed by Richard Donner, “Alien vs Predator: Requiem,” “Star Trek: Enterprise,” "Transformers Prime," and Steven Spielberg’s upcoming series "Terra Nova.” His music has been used in a multitude of film trailers including "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," "The Departed," and "The Chronicles of Narnia." He is also the executive producer and composer for the upcoming thriller "Columbus Circle." Tyler was recently inducted into the music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.