Tyshawn Sorey is an American musician and composer who plays drum set, percussion, trombone and piano.

Since graduating from William Paterson University, Sorey has been a sought-after musician in many different musical idioms. He is both a talented performer and composer, and has had works reviewed in The Wire, The New York Times, The Village Voice, Modern Drummer and Downbeat Magazine. In August 2009, Sorey was given the opportunity to curate a month of performances at The Stone, a New York performance space owned by John Zorn. He has recorded or performed with musicians including Wadada Leo Smith, Steve Coleman, Joey Baron, Muhal Richard Abrams, Pete Robbins, Vijay Iyer, Dave Douglas, Butch Morris, Sylvie Corvoisier, Steve Lehman, and Anthony Braxton, among many others. Sorey is currently pursuing a Masters Degree at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.