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Samer Fanek (Arabic: سامر الفانك) is an award-winning Polish-Jordanian pianist, keyboardist, composer and producer of contemporary instrumental music. To date, he has released four studio albums: “Call of the Desert” (2022), “Polarized” (2020), “Guide Me” (2018) and “Wishful Thinking” (2016). All of his albums received glowing press reviews and debuted at #1 on various Amazon.com charts in the genre, with his debut album also charting nationally at #12 on the US New Age Billboard charts. Samer won several awards and nominations with his music, including winning the Great American Song Contest for best instrumental song, multiple silver medals in the Global Music Awards, and nominations in the Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) in 2016, 2019, and 2021. His debut album also made the 59th Grammy® Awards first-round ballot in the Best New Age Album category. Born on December 11, 1986 in Amman, Jordan and currently residing in the San Francisco Bay Area, he found his musical passion as a teenager after teaching himself how to play his favorite songs by ear on the piano through trial and error. After discovering music production software, he became intimately familiar with the sounds of many instruments beyond the piano, eventually learning how to combine them together to create a desired feeling. Over time, he recreated many of his favorite radio tunes from scratch by carefully picking up what each instrument was playing. Following a variety of instrumental and piano solo arrangements, Samer started posting some of them on YouTube, with his videos gathering over 3.6 million views to date. He then decided to compose and release original music to tell his own story, conveying a wide range of emotions to whoever chooses to listen.