AMIR ALI's BIOGRAPHY
Since he founded MoRockin in (1998), Ali has consistently contributed to the band as a lead singer, violinist and oud player. MoRockin is a unique high energy band with a blend of sounds from North Africa, the Middle East and world beat accompanied with electronic instruments. The band under Ali's leadership creates a groovy driving sound that goes down a treat among fans from all over the globe. Amir Ali and the band are currently representing Morocco at Walt Disney World Florida. Members of the Moroccan community have called MoRockin a head-turner and are proud of having a band that makes those far away feel close to home.
AMIR ALI has performed in many events around the United States, conventions, World music festivals, Disney, Avalon Park, Dallas, Miami, Boston and Ali's home town Orlando, Florida.
He has done session recordings for the giants of the music industry such as SONY MUSIC, WARNER BROTHERS, DISNEY, CALIBER RECORDS UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, CRESCENT MOON MIAMI on Shalim's first album with EMILIO ESTEPHANE, FRENCH TV TF1 as well as other projects with various singers and musicians.
He toured and performed with many famous artists including AHMAD DOUGHANE, MILHIM BARRAKAT, ABBOUD ABDE AL, MAJDI AL HOUSSAINI (OUMKALTHOUM's and ABDUL HALIMHAFEZ former keyboard player, ABDOU CHERIF one of AMIR ALI's closest friends, composed for the young artist MOHAMED REDA and HATIM AMMOR. Performed with his best friend, HAJ YOUNESS, who said Amir Ali's violin playing is rare amongst today's violin players of the Arab world. He described it as an amazing and brilliant style.
Shared the stage with the bass master VICTOR WOOTEN and STEVE BAILEY as well as the LEEBOYS, FAMILY STONE EXPERIENCE and the FUNK ALL STARS.
Performed at the HOT HOUSE Chicago and the KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Washington DC from August 26 thru August 29, 2006.
He performed at RAWAFID 2004 in Casablanca. He captivated the Moroccan fans with an outstanding performance along with his American band, and also stimulated media attention, which led to articles about this artist appearing in newspapers ranging from AL ALAM, AL AHDATH AL MAGHRIBIA, LA NOUVELLE TRIBUNE, LE MATIN, AL BAYANE, HABIBI MAGAZINE LA and most of the major news websites in Morocco.
AMIR ALI has also performed with the King of Rai CHEB KHALED on his world tour Khaled and Friends Love to the people produced by Dawn Elder, CHEB KHALED was very impressed with AMIR ALI's performance on the violin that he pulled him on stage and gave him a big HUG, Shared the stage with DON WAS, KC PORTER, WALFREDO REYES, LUIS CONTE and ELAN.
He did four radio interviews, they play in Morocco his original music regularly on the MOROCCAN NATIONAL RADIO and he was invited to appear on many TV shows around the country.
Has released two Albums SAND's OF TIME and ONE WORLD with his band MOROCKIN, the albums sold thousands of copies independently over the past six years.
Summer 2006, the release of the solo album MINA with the release of MINA music video.
He played a big role for the upcoming movie of BACHIR SKIREJ one of the cinema pioneers of Morocco, the movie will be released all over Morocco December 2006, the movie also featured AMIR ALI performing in a movie seen.
2006 Collaboration album with multi Grammy Winning master bassist VICTOR WOOTEN on VICTOR's upcoming album.
2006 Collaboration album in London England with the musical director of the album KASHMIR of Led Zeppelin HOSSAM RAMZY.
Documentary for the Moroccan TV in Washington DC about his life, the release of his upcoming Album MINA and the Music video for the song MINA, the Music Video is airing on most major Moroccan and Middle Eastern TV stations.
Concert with oud master HAJ YOUNESS in Fes April 2006.
Future album collaboration with long time friend ABDOU CHERIF.
He has been a guest star in the TV shows MARRAKECH EXPRESS with host Fatima Nwali and MASSA AL PHAN with Fatima Ifriki, also a TV interview and performance for the 4eme TV chanel Morocco.
Shared the stage as a guest performer with HATIM AMMOR (STAR OF STUDIO 2M-2005) the FRIENDSHIP FEAST held in Marrakech every year.
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