Tyson Jay Motsenbocker (born April 26, 1986) is an American songwriter and guitarist. He has released one studio album, Letters to Lost Loves, in 2016, with Tooth & Nail Records. Tyson Jay Motsenbocker was born on April 26, 1986, in Wenatchee, Washington, while he was raised in Pullman, Washington, by his parents William "Bill" and Jeanne Motsenbocker. He has a sibling, Jaimie Motsenbocker. Motsenbocker is a graduate of Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, where he graduated in 2009 with his baccalaureate in English.