Zaki is a talented and accomplished vocalist, who was recognized at an
early age. He was barely fourteen when he began performing at
concerts with leading professionals of the time.
Born in 1964 in Irbid, a city in the north of Jordan, Nader grew up listening
to the legends of Arabic music, such as Abdel Wahab, Om Kolthoom, Fareed
Alatrash, Abdel Haleem, Wadi’ Al Safi, Melhem Barakat, Sabah Fakhri, and
Nader is one of seven siblings, where music is part of the family tradition.
His father and mother love music and sang in choir. His younger brother
has a great voice as well.
During his school years, Nader participated as the lead singer in the
school’s musical events and many concerts for various occasions. Encouraged
by his family, he went on to participating in the TV show “Talents”
or “Mawaheb”, where he competed as a vocalist and received rewarding recognition.
When he joined Yarmouk University for his civil engineering degree, Nader
pursued formal studies in music. He graduated with a bachelor degree in
civil engineering and additional courses in musical scales, theories, history, and solfege. During that time, Nader participated in the annual Jarash Festival
and recorded his song “Jeena Ya Jarash” written and composed by
Jordanian composer Mazin
Marji. In additional to performing at the university’s musical events, Nader
was performing at hotels and clubs throughout the country.
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Nader Zaki in the news (Samar Magazine in 1988 ).
In 1988, Nader immigrated to the United States and has been living in
the San Francisco Bay Area, California. He is a full time engineer as
well as the lead singer in the Bay Area's most distinguished Arabic band,
a talented group of polished musicians who perform with contagious enthusiasm
and love what they do featuring the best of the Arabic music.
The band members are all seasoned professionals who have numerous years
of performing experience. Their pure devotion to top quality entertainment
and showmanship has made them one of the most desired Arabic bands in
the United States. Their powerful presentation and ability to ignite a
crowd, keeps event planners their most loyal clients. Expect nothing less
than the best from this band!
No event is too big or too small. Whether it’s a house party, wedding
reception, picnic or major corporate party, Nader Zaki and his band provide
that spark of entertainment to guarantee that your event will be a memorable
one. They feature a variety of the very finest in live music, including
the most favorite pop music styles and current hits. The band has been
described as "a party on stage...fun-filled dance party…one of the best
special event entertainment choices.”
Nader Zaki and his band is the choice for performing at wedding receptions, birthdays,
graduations, anniversaries, baptisms, henna, sahra, house parties, concerts,
corporate events, clubs, festivals, picnics, and all other joyful occasions.
When it comes to performing on stage, Nader admits he’s quite picky; he
always makes sure that his program contains a variety of songs to satisfy
everyone’s taste. With his voice, Nader Zaki engages the emotions of his
audience and can lift them up to a level of shared musical ecstasy that
in Arabic is called "Tarab".
For booking and information:
(415) 828-7372 or (650) 873-8182