Tamir Hendelman

Primary Instrument: Piano

Tamir Hendelman

Award-winning jazz pianist Tamir Hendelman has performed with the Jeff Hamilton Trio, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Harry Allen, Teddy Edwards, Warren Vache, Houston Person, Jeff Clayton, Nick Brignola, Phil Upchurch, Rickey Woodard, John Clayton and Barbara Morrison. He also leads his own trio and his debut CD, Playground, features him in this trio setting.

Beginning his keyboard studies at age 6 in Tel Aviv, Tamir moved to the US at age 12 in 1984, winning Yamaha's national keyboard competition 2 years later at age 14. Concerts in Japan and the Kennedy Center followed.

Tamir then studied at the Tanglewood Institute in 1988 and received a Bachelor of Music Composition degree from Eastman School of Music in 1993...
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”a sonic storm of modern inspiration from acclaimed jazz pianist-composer” --Jon Regen
Barbra Streisand, Love is the Answer (Columbia, 2009)
Jackie Ryan, Doozy (Open Arts, 2009)
Tamir Hendelman, Playground (Swing Brothers, 2008)
Natalie Cole, Still Unforgettable (WEA, 2008)
Michael Bublé, Call Me Irresponsible (Reprise, 20077)
Diana Krall, For This Moment On (Verve, 2006)
John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra (Telarc, 2006)
Roberta Gambarini, Easy to Love (Now Forward, 2006)
The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Live at MCG (MCG Jazz, 2005)
Brasil Brazil, Brasil Brazil (Yellow Green, 2000)

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