Tarek is an award winning, New York based, self-taught jazz pianist, composer, ex-guitarist and music programmer. Since 2004 he focused mostly on Jazz and performed in various venues in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, & the Gulf and with great artists such as Ambrose Akinmusire, Jimmy Greene, Khaled Yassine, & Rene Mclean to name a few.
Tarek holds a BS in Computer Science from the “American University of Beirut” & a BA (summa cum laude) in Jazz Piano from the “Prins Claus Conservatoire” in Holland. He is also a recipient of many prestigious awards such as the “Givanas Foundation” fund, the “Andrea Elkenbracht” award, the “Huygens” scholarship, and the “Prins Bernhard Cultuur Fonds” award.
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Tarek Yamani plays keyboards on EMGA track: Hirri.