Tanel plays in several jazz, pop and funk bands and has cooperated with many Estonian musicians and bands: Rebecca Kontus, Karl-Erik Taukar, Teele Viira, Kristjan Kasearu, Helen Adamson, Lauri Pihlap, Sofia Rubina, Liis Lemsalu, 2 Quick Start etc. He has also contributed to the soundtrack of Estonian film “Vasaku jala reede” and Estonian news broadcast “Aktuaalne kaamera”.
He plays in the Police and Border Guard Board Orchestra. He has graduated from the jazz music department of the Georg Ots Tallinn School of Music and from the jazz music department of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. Tanel has also graduated from the TTK University of Applied Sciences and has a Master’s degree from the Tallinn University of Technology.