Basel Zayed is an accomplished virtuoso Oud player and acclaimed vocalist skilled in classical and contemporary Arabic music. An experienced music educator and performer with a background in music therapy, he is also a trained pianist and skilled musical arranger. He has composed and arranged music for several successful artistic projects and performing groups. He also creates and records original soundtracks for movies, plays and dance groups. Basel developed a reputation as successful musical leader and conductor.

He has performed at many international music venues in Sweden, Italy, France, Spain, Denmark, Lebanon, United Kingdom, The United States of America, Canada, Jordan, Russia, Egypt, and Palestine. Basel is experienced in the Maqam and Arabic music tradition and one of his main interests is studying and exploring the beauty and universality of Middle Eastern music, especially when combined with other musical styles.