Tarek Yamani

Born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, Tarek is a self-taught NYC-based jazz pianist and award-winning composer critically acclaimed for his work on Lisan Al Tarab: Jazz Conceptions in Classical Arabic. In an invigorating style, Tarek ingeniously bridges the boundaries between two eclectic cultures and musical heritages. Winner of the “Thelonious Monk Jazz Composers Competition”, he… Read more »

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Born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, Tarek is a self-taught NYC-based jazz pianist and award-winning composer critically acclaimed for his work on Lisan Al Tarab: Jazz Conceptions in Classical Arabic. In an invigorating style, Tarek ingeniously bridges the boundaries between two eclectic cultures and musical heritages. Winner of the “Thelonious Monk Jazz Composers Competition”, he has performed in prestigious venues such as the Smithsonian Museum, Gran Teatro de la Habana,  and the United Nations Assembly Hall in NYC.

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Press

“Trailblazing pianist transforms Khaleeji music.” – CNN

“Lebanese-born pianist Tarek Yamani proved to be a magician with his chromatics and disquieting passing tones.” – New York Music Daily

“Yamani’s resonant chords echo hauntingly in a provocative improvisation with a touch of thrilling angularity.” – All About Jazz

“A piano in each hand.” – Agenda Culturel

Contacts

Booking: Fleur Tiollier-Ivanez – info@gingersounds.com – +33 (0) 6 75 45 80 47

Julie-Anne Chango – julie-anne@gingersounds.com – +33 (0) 6 03 61 61 04