Provocative improvisation with a touch of thrilling angularity.
— All About Jazz
A magician with his chromatics and disquieting passing tones.
— New York Music Daily
A piano in each hand.
— L'Agenda Culturel
Shimmering spidery piano godliness.
— TimeOut Dubai
A Jazz Virtuoso
— Prestige Mag
by Raymond Gemayel

by Raymond Gemayel

Your talents as a jazz composer will ensure the vitality of the next generation of jazz composers.
— Tom Carter, president Thelonious Monk Institute

New Video + Essay

The Phrygian Suite: An Unheard Music by J. S. Bach

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Listen to Ah Ya Zein (Afro Dabke Style) from Lisan Al Tarab

Tarek Yamani: Piano
Petros Klampanis: Bass
John Davis: Drums



Behind-the-scenes of
Lisan Al Tarab: Jazz Conceptions in Classical Arabic

Tarek Yamani: Piano
Petros Klampanis: Bass
John Davis: Drums

Recorded, mixed & mastered
in New York City

Cinematography by
Victoria Sendra

Edited by Bilal Yamani


Watch full concert of Beirut Speaks Jazz, a performance concept that I organize and produce once a year. 

In this 3rd edition, 15 artists explored new grounds with the sounds of Jazz.

Rayess Bek, Ziad Ahmadieh, Poly, Chady Nashef, Ranine Chaar, Issa Ghandour, Aziza, Raffi Mandalian, Wassim Bou Malham, Edd Abbas, Tania Saleh, Ruedi Felder, Khaled Omran, Dani Shukri & Tarek Yamani.

All videos are edited and all sounds are mixed by Bilal Yamani.


Watch the trailer of I SAY DUST, a short film by Darine Hotait which I recently scored and which is making its festival tour:

Winner Best Creative Short
21st Med Film Festival, Rome

Winner Best Short Fiction Jury Special Award
Woman Media Art & Film Festival, Sydney

Winner Best Short Fiction
Herat International Women Film Festival, Afghanistan

Winner Jury Special Mention Award
5th Latin Arab Film Festival, Argentina

Jury Special Mention Award for Best Short Fiction
12th Lebanese Film Festival

Selected at over 35 international film festivals

eBOOK on rhythm practice - click to learn more

Watch New Dabke performed Live at Alwan for the Arts, New York City:

Tarek Yamani: piano, composition
Petros Klampanis: bass
Colin Stranahan: drums


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