21 year old Tyler Dean grew up in Hendersonville, Tennessee - just a stone's throw away from Nashville and Music Row. Music was close by - at all times. The son of Ronnie McDowell - he started his recording career early and has toured all over the country. His iPod contains a diverse group of songs and artists from Sam Cooke, Nat King Cole, and Ray Charles to the Black Keys, Garth Brooks, and Dierks Bentley. Tyler's passion for music pours out with each performance.