Tareq Rantisi is a world percussionist, composer, and educator. Initially self-taught in Arabic percussion, he received a B.A. in Performance from Berklee College of Music in 2011 and a Master’s from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute in 2019. His varied experience has brought him into deep dialogue with jazz, Afro-Cuban, Indian, West African, Brazilian, and other traditions that continue to transform his approach to music and performing.
Tareq has developed a wide body of educational work, offering master classes, workshops, and private lessons in collaboration with Arabic Music Retreat, Brandeis University, The Center for Arabic Culture, NAFDA. He lives in Boston and performs throughout the world.