Joseph Tayoun

Renowned Percussionist and Educator

The web home for Joe Tayoun, an accomplished percussionist and educator.


Joe as a performer










Current Projects:

Joe’s Mid-East Ensemble performs extensively in the U.S. from weddings to university concerts. The group specializes in the use of authentic instrumentation and its lively arrangements of Classical and Traditional Middle Eastern music. Joe is also a sought after studio musician and has recorded tracks on numerous CDs with various recording artists in a variety of genres. He also currently performs with M’Oud Swing an original, progressive World Jazz Ensemble;  Barakka an original Turkish World Rock group; Jaffna, Philadelphia's World Music Ensemble; and The Roddenberries, a Science Fiction Tribute Group. 

Selected Past Performances: