Tyrone Steele

Tyrone Steele

Tyrone Steele is a freelance drummer based in the Atlanta
area. He proudly endorses Bootleg Drum Company and
Soultone Cymbals. Tyrone maintains memberships with
BMI and Atlanta chapter of the Grammy Recording
Academy.
He has opened for Joe Diffie and Mother’s Finest, and
performs as an independent drummer in the Atlanta area.
Tyrone teaches on occasion at the Atlanta Institute of Music
and Media, and from his home studio in Sugar Hill, GA as
well as at various music stores around the northern Atlanta, GA area. He is trained in
fusion, Latin, be-bop, rock, and metal. Tyrone is a staple in the Atlanta drumming
community and comes highly recommended by many artists, instructors and peers for his
attention to detail, timeliness, meter, creativity and ability to drive any band or music
style. Tyrone is a multi-instrumental composer and lyricist.
Tyrone’s name has appeared in the Georgia Country music awards:
“Tyrone is the consummate perfectionist and his drums have a tone that is remarkable
and I think that is just one of many things that
sets him apart. He is easily the best drummer I
have ever played with.”
— JC Bridwell, November 2013
He began drumming in 1983. He served 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 musical education at
the Atlanta Institute of Music, and received
the Merit Scholarship for outstanding
performance. He was personally trained by
Tom Knight and Creig Harber, and instructed by Dave Weckl.
His drumming influences are: Benny Greb, Bernard Purdie, Carter Beauford, Chris
Coleman, Dave Weckl, Dom Famularo, Gary Novak, Horacio Hernandez, John
Blackwell, Marco Minnemann, JoJo Mayer, Steve Gadd, Steve Smith, Tom Knight, Vinnie
Colaiuta.
You can find his studio videos, performance information and schedule:
http://tyronesteele.com and he is open to contact for any questions at:
tyrone@tyronesteele.com

My Soultone Set: 

Extreme 6" Splash
Extreme 8" Splash
Extreme 17" Crash
Extreme 19" Crash
Gospel 19" China
Latin prototype 21" Ride
Extreme 14" HH