Lyle Workman is an American guitarist, composer and music producer. His music has been widely distributed since his debut on the eponymous Bourgeois Tagg album in 1986, and is currently best known for his work as composer and bandleader for the Superbad soundtrack. Lyle's formative years as a guitarist were in San Jose, California. He attended Branham Senior High School in San Jose which he graduated from in 1975. His early musical influences came from "Genesis", "Steve Hackett", "The Who", "Led Zeppelin", and "Jethro Tull" among others.