"His playing... was so sensitive, introspective and captivating, that you could literally hear a pin drop in an audience of some 500 people." - Fred Eckstein, LA Jazz Scene (Oct 2000).
Jazz pianist Tamir Hendelman started his keyboard studies at age six in Tel Aviv. Soon he won Yamaha's national keyboard competition at age 14. After receiving a Bachelor of Music Composition degree from Eastman School of Music in 1993, he became the youngest musical director for Lovewell Institute, a national arts education non-profit organization.
The pianist contributed to the work of multiple trio’s, orchestra’s and artists such as the Jeff Hamilton Trio, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, John Pizzarelli, Gladys Knight and Diana Krall. Nowadays, he tours with his own trio, exploring standards, Brazilian music, blues and his Israeli roots.