American vibraphonist of Israeli origin Eldad Tarmu is currently based in the New York area Timisoara, Romania. He holds a Masters Degree in Afro-Latin Music from California State University Los Angeles, a Master of Classical Composition and a doctorate from Stony Brook University. He has recorded and performed with some of the most significant figures in their musical genres, including Poncho Sanchez, Ernie Watts, Taj Mahal, Cybil Shepherd, Freddie Hubbard, Billie Higgins, Frank Morgan and Ron Affif. He has performed in over twenty-five countries around the world in various festivals and concert tours
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Not only is Eldad a first-rate vibraphonist, but his
compositional ideas also
bring an interesting and innovative sound to the fore.
Craig W. Hurst - Rhombus Records
Meet the new face of jazz vibraphone. Tarmu differs from
recent jazz vibraphonists... [...] ...His modernity is inherent in
the music itself
while still retaining the classic foundation you’d expect to find
on one of your
favorite Blue Note releases.
Greg Debonne - Hollywood2You
Tarmu's arrangements reveal an excellent feel for making the
Dave Nathan - AMG
An excellent vibraphone player..
Jersey City, NJ
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
Mallet technique, Jazz Harmony and Theory, Jazz Improvisation,
Jazz Arranging, Rhythmic Studies, Ensemble Direction, World
Music Styles (Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, Middle-Eastern),
Exotic Modes in Jazz, Rhythm Section Workshops for soloists
Available during weekdays, occasionally during weekends.
Jazz Harmony for Classical Musicians - Seven Easy Lessons