Ty West is an acoustic guitar playin' singer / songwriter, weaving together many musical styles to create his own unique sound. His rhythmic grooves and inventive lyrical style unite to generate a fresh, full sound. Ty blends elements from folk, jazz, funk, rock, and eastern music in his intriguing one-man show. Originally from Ontario, Ty is now a resident of beautiful British Columbia. Spending the last few years performing in numerous live music venues, pubs, and coffee shops across the country, Ty's fan base is continually growing. At this moment, Ty is working on his follow up to his debut album, Organic. The new project will feature Ty's talents on vocals, guitar, bass, percussion, keyboards, and sitar. You can expect a new album and cross country tour in late 2006. West released his debut album Organic in 2005, and has been working on the follow up since. Organic, which features acoustic guitars and vocals is a stripped down, song-oriented album. Ty is an independent artist in every sense of the word. Having spent time working for a major indie label and management company, he has found a way to do it all himself. He handles all of his distribution, artwork, marketing, recording, and bookings. When you are supporting him, you are truly supporting him! Ty West allows taping and trading of his live performances. This has led to a growing online fanbase in markets that Ty has never even played. From Canada to Chile, France to China, he is impressing listeners around the globe. If you are looking for a high-energy performer with pure songwriting skills, check out Ty West.