Music - 2013
A New York-based Lebanese musician, Yamani is a self-taught award-winning jazz pianist, and composer who got exposed to Jazz around the age of 19. He explored this great Black American art form on his own, decoding theory books & transcribing Jazz records. In 2010, Yamani won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Composer’s Competition for his composition Sama'i Yamani which was released as a single featuring singer Rasha Rizk. The track is also featured in his debut album, Ashur, released on edict records and with the collaboration of Goran Krmac on tuba & Kristijan Krajncan on drums.