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Tyler makes the most of good fortune
On first read, the bio accompanying Kris Tyler's debut, "What A Woman Knows," seems almost too good to be true. First, she writes a letter to Mary Chapin Carpenter, asking for advice, and then gets an answer. She takes a television job after college and wins an Emmy. Later, a friend passes her demo tape to Robert Reynolds of The Mavericks, his wife Trisha (as in Yearwood) hears the tape and calls Tyler on a Saturday morning to encourage her to come to Nashville. Her debut album is produced by industry heavyweights Emory Gordy Jr. and Tony Brown. It's the stuff of a mini-series or blockbuster novel. And it's all true.... more