*NEW PROJECT* – Activator Trio

Posted: March 19, 2019

Activator Trio is the brainchild of Brooklyn, NY-based guitarist and composer Ben Tyree. Formed in 2018 as an extension of his critically-acclaimed ​BT3, the project features fellow ​Burnt Sugar: The Arkestra Chamber alums – Leon Gruenbaum (keyboards, Samchillian Tip Tip Tip CheeePeeeee) and ​Chris Eddleton (drums). The group debuted last Summer at Real Art Ways […]


Accepting New Guitar Students

Posted: January 20, 2017

Acclaimed NYC guitarist is currently accepting new students for in studio (Brooklyn), house calls (Manhattan & Brooklyn only) or Skype lessons. I have 20 + years experience teaching privately – as well as in workshops – students of all levels (beginner to advanced) and all ages (youngest student ever: 7 / oldest: 79 – and […]


BT3 Acoustic @ Shapeshifter Lab – Brooklyn, NY (9/22)

Posted: August 21, 2015

Ben Tyree’s jazz/rock/funk trio, BT3 has long held the reigns as one of New York City’s most refreshing and exciting instrumental groups. With the acoustic version, Tyree and bassist Kevin Farrell team up with tabla master Sameer Gupta adding an Eastern flair to the already eclectic material. The excitement is palpable and the energy is […]


Ben Tyree: Sonic Architectures LIVE – Feb Residency @ Art Café (Brooklyn, NY)

Posted: January 5, 2015

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* Contact: NYC-based guitarist and composer Ben Tyree presents Sonic Architectures LIVE residency at Art Café in Brooklyn, NY (884-886 Pacific St. @ Underhill Ave – Prospect Heights 11238) every Tuesday evening in February 2015. The residency will allow Tyree to present new works in solo, duet and larger ensemble configurations collaborating […]


BT3 perform @ National Guitar Museum exhibit – Liberty Science Center (NOV 15)

Posted: October 24, 2014

  Jersey City, NJ – Liberty Science Center guests are invited to explore the history of the most enduring American icon and the science of sound in the latest traveling exhibition, Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World. The exhibition, on view from October 4, 2014, through January 4, 2015, features the world’s largest playable […]


Burn It! LIVE (2014) PRESS

Posted: September 18, 2014

  – Ben Tyree 13 Questions (20 Jun, 2014)   – (Aug 2014)   – BT3 Concert Review: Spike Hill | Brooklyn, NY *w/ Videos (14 Aug, 2014)   (3 Sep, 2014)   (9 Sep, 2014)



Posted: September 9, 2014

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BT3: Burn It! LIVE – CD Release Party

Posted: August 29, 2014

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* BT3: Burn It! LIVE – CD Release Party Burn It! LIVE captures the infectious grooves and adventurous virtuosity of the Brooklyn guitarist Ben Tyree‘s BT3 “…you can feel the live energy touch your soul…The performers’ passion seeps through every note.” – Performer Magazine (August 2014) • Tues, SEP 9 (6-9pm) | The […]



Posted: June 8, 2014

    Burn It! LIVE captures the infectious grooves and adventurous virtuosity of the Brooklyn guitarist’s BT3 trio Release Date: SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 Whether it refers to a raging inferno or a long, slow smolder, Burn It! not only serves as the title for guitar wizard Ben Tyree’s first live album but as a mantra […]


Burnt Sugar/Rebellum TOUR

Posted: April 13, 2014

REBELLUM: Burnt Sugar Arkestra’s funk & roll splinter cell  (NYC) “A mul­tira­cial jam army that freestyles with cool telekine­sis between the lus­trous men­ace of Miles Davis” On The Cor­ner, the slash-and-om of 1970s King Crim­son, and Jimi Hen­drix’ moon­walk across side three of Elec­tric Lady­land.” – David Fricke/Rolling Stone 4/23 Rumba Café Columbus, OH 4/23 Used […]