Teymur Phell About the Educator

Teymur Phell was born in Baku, Azerbaijan to a very musically talented family. His father, Elmar Fel, a classical composer, and his grandmother, Elmira Nazirova, being a very well known classical pianist and composer.

In 1990, the family moved to Haifa, Israel. Teymur at the age of five, encouraged in music since childhood, began studying piano and taking singing lessons. Teymur's enjoyment in music has led him to the discovery of his talent. Teymur went to the WIZO High School of Arts, where he studied harmony, music theory and conducting. He graduated with honors and continued his education at the Jerusalem Academy of Music, his professor being Dr. Michael Klinghoffer. Being his student sparked Teymur`s interest in classical bass. His education and studies taking a higher level, he graduated with a BA degree in music.

Teymur took role in variety of educational interdisciplinary cultivation. Quickly becoming professional he started his career as a bass teacher. Managing his time well and enjoying what he does, he taught in 3 different schools, Misgav High School, Megido High School and at BEAT Music School, as an ensemble instructor and a bass teacher. Upon his arrival to New York, in 2010, Teymur has studied enthusiastically with John Patitucci, the American Grammy-winning jazz double bass and jazz fusion electric bass player, as well as getting the chance to collaborate with Mike Stern, the great jazz guitarist. Also performing with people like Kevin Salem, Danielia Cotton, Oz Noy, Lafayette Harris and many others others.

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