Ty Burhoe is an American tabla player, record company owner and live concert producer. Ty Burhoe has been a disciple of the great tabla maestro, Ustad Zakir Hussain, since 1990. From that time forward, Ty has been dedicated to music, not just as a career but as a life path. Ty is renowned for his inspired accompaniment and uplifting presence in both the Classical Indian and in fusion settings. He is internationally recognized as being an innovative influence in creating unique collaborations that weave tabla with many other world traditions. In 2004 Ty opened his Indie label Tala Records which features many of his unique collaborations. Ty performs and records with a broad range of artists including Ustad Zakir Hussain, Art Lande, Krishna Das, Kala Ramnath, Curandero, Ustad Sultan Khan, Béla Fleck, Walter Becker, Steve Gorn, Mamadou Diabaté, Rick Allen, Howard Levy, Kitaro, Bill Douglas, Jon Anderson, Roshan Jamal Bhartiya, Steve Oda, Shubhendra Rao, and many others. He has been featured on soundtracks for film and DVD, including the academy award winning documentary Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids.