Faris Ishaq

Faris Ishaq is a World-Renowned Palestinian Nay Master, Global Jazz Flutist and Composer. Known for his virtuosity of the ancient Middle-Eastern flute “Nay ”, and expectational artistry developing a unique instrumental setting, in which he plays the Nay, while accompanying himself on leg percussion and frame drum simultaneously.  Faris is a graduate from the “Global Jazz” Master’s program at Berklee College of Music. He has published three albums and performed at the London, Monterey and Panama Jazz festivals. Faris expands the Nay flute’s musical expressions from melodic to percussive and harmonic sounds that cross over Jazz, Indian Classical Music and many other world music traditions. His contemporary style of composition is thematic explorations and improvisations that create a holistic self-exploration journey for the listener.