Trailblazing pianist transforms khaleeji music
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
Now available worldwide except for Europe / European release Fall 2017

Now available worldwide except for Europe / European release Fall 2017

WATCH the behind-the-scenes of PENINSULAR

Tarek Yamani: Piano
Elie Afif: Bass
Khaled Yassine: Drums
Wahid Mubarak: Percussion
Ahmad Abdel Rahim: Percussion
Adil Abdallah: Guest Vocals

Recorded in Dubai
Mixed & mastered in New York

Video by Rawad El Hachem

Upcoming Concerts

April 30:
International Jazz Day 
Havana, Cuba

July 07:
Shubbak Festival

July 13, 7pm:
Piano Solo, Busboys & Poets
Washington DC

September 16:
Peninsular Project
Berlin [TBA soon]

Get your copy of

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

Video + Essay


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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