Tareq Rantisi is a Grammy-nominated world percussionist, composer, and educator. Initially self-taught in the Arabic music tradition, 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 studies and practice have brought him into deep dialogue with Jazz, Afro-Cuban, Indian, West African, Brazilian, and other traditions which continue to transform his approach to music, performing and composing. Also a seasoned educator Tareq has offered master classes, workshops and private lessons throughout the world in collaboration with Boston College, Brandeis University, The Center for Arabic Culture, and The Arabic Music Retreat.
Over the last decade, Tareq has performed with some of the biggest names in modern music including Simon Shaheen, Aaron Goldberg, Daniel Schnyder, and most recently as a member of Danilo Perez’s Global Messengers.