Jack The Box, Chicago Vinyl, Dance Mania, Chicago/USA
Tyree Cooper was part of the first House music revolution. His contribution to House, Acid house and Hip House widened the appeal of House music worldwide.The first 12″ – I Fear The Night (with female vocalist Chic) – promptly became an underground classic in Chicago. Other hits followed: Video Crash and Acid Crash (1987), Acid Over (1988), Turn Up The Bass (1988 / 89), Let’s Get Hyped (feat. Kool Rock Steady, 1989) and more. His releases did appear on labels such as D.J. International Records and Dance Mania.
And as a side-project, in 2009, Tyree has been working closely with a newcomer to the scene, Bobby Starrr. The two formed a duo called Jack The Box with an album on Moodmusic (Side A, released Oct. 2013) and did numerous remixes and productions. Tyree Cooper founded as well his own label: Chicago Vinyl Records.
Inbetween all the releases Tyree Cooper still has time to enjoy his passion DJing. He did host a monthly night with Bobby Starrr at the famous Tresor club in Berlin, called E-Man-Ci-Pate. Also Tyree has been known to play and travel throughout the globe at such events as Glastonbury Festival UK, Amsterdam Dance Event, Mysteryland Festival, Concrete Paris, Panoramabar Berlin, Half Baked UK, Houspitality San Francisco and Evil Olive Chicago. Since 2014, Tyree has been residing in the music capital of Europe, Berlin, and has no signs of slowing down. Tyree Cooper is regarded as one of the most influential international artists of the last three decades.