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