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

Now available worldwide

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

September 12:
Stan Killian Quartet,
55 Bar, New York

September 16:
Tarek Yamani & Peninsular
Me Collectors Room, Berlin

October 27:
Tarek Yamani & Peninsular
Bahrain, TBA


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 scored and which screened in 70+ festivals around the world, on BBC, Sundance TV and AMC network.

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 Festiva

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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