Jazz Tactics with Tarek Yamani

Tarek Yamani Jazz Tactics

الرجاء النزول للغة العربية --------------------------

“Tarek Yamani, a piano in each hand.” — L'Agenda Culturel

In partnership with Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival 2018, Hammana Artist House welcomes New York based Tarek Yamani for an exclusive Masterclass in Jazz. Dive into the rhythm and harmony of the genre, guided by the Jazz Maestro, described by the New York Music Daily as “a magician with his chromatics and disquieting passing tones”

PRACTICAL INFORMATION ---------------------------

Jazz Tactics With Tarek Yamani | A Masterclass in Rhythm and Harmony

Date: Sunday, December 9 2018 Time: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Language: Arabic / English Age group: All Ages Level required for participation: Intermediate to advanced. Beginners and Jazz enthusiasts are welcome to attend as spectators.

Horn and guitar players are expected to bring their instruments with them.

Free Entrance | Places are limited and reservation necessary via Whatsapp 76907348 or email: info@hah-lb.org

Check out Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival 2018 full programme: https://www.facebook.com/events/410781056124214/

MASTERCLASS PROGRAMME --------------------------—--

10:00 am - 1:00 pm: Part I - Rhythm Insight into the rhythmic code of Jazz, phrasing, odd-meters, subdivisions and groupings.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Lunch Break

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Part II - Harmony Techniques of reharmonization, improvisation, compositions, and others.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Part III - Ensemble Collaboration and performance

ABOUT TAREK YAMANI ------------------------

Born and raised in Beirut, Tarek is a New York-based pianist who taught himself jazz at the age of 19. He has been dedicated to exploring the relationships between African-American Jazz and classical Arabic music which are most evident in his second album "Lisan Al Tarab: Jazz Conceptions in Classical Arabic", and in his newly released “Peninsular” which fuses jazz with quarter-tones and the rhythms of the Arabian Peninsula. A recipient of many prestigious awards such as the Thelonious Monk Jazz Composers Competition, the Baryshnikov Artist-in-Residence, the Huygens Scholarship, the Prins Bernhard Culture fund and the Abu Dhabi Festival Commission, Tarek has been part of two editions of the official International Jazz Day and performed in venues such as the Smithsonian Museum, National Sawdust, Atrium at Lincoln Center, Boulez Saal (Berlin), MuCEM museum (Marseille), the United Nations Assembly Hall (NYC), and Gran Teatro de la Habana (Cuba). Tarek is also an educator, author of two self-published music books on rhythm and a film score composer of films screened in 70+ festivals around the world and broadcasted on AMC network, BBC and Sundace TV.

CONTACT ---------- Inquiries: WhatsApp 76907348 / info@hah-lb.org Press: 03944126

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