Ali Amr & The TOTH Brothers
Ali Amr & The TOTH Brothers with the prestidigitation of Christian Li
ALI AMR - QANUN, VOCALS, COMPOSITIONS
ANTHONY TOTH - DRUMS
ALEXANDER TOTH - BASS
CHRISTIAN LI - PIANO
Ali Amr is a vocalist and Qanun performer. His compositions contemplate Arabic & Jazz music while embracing different textures & styles within. Amr was honored with 3 advanced Marcel Khalife Competition Awards including the National Heritage Award as the Music Performer of the Year, 2004-2007. Since then he has been touring worldwide with different acts to include his own group Ali Amr Experiment".
Amrs childhood was steeped in music as he began playing the Qanun and singing at the age of five at the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music and has performed in countless artistic events throughout the Middle East and in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Holland, Japan, Spain, Turkey among many other concerts worldwide.
In 2002, he was invited by Arabic music virtuoso Simon Shaheen to the Arabic Music Retreat in Massachusetts, where he earned accolades from leading musicians and Arabic music specialists. In 2006, he completed a two-month tour in the United States, starting at the United Nations in New York, and ending with an audience of 85,000 at San Antonios Alamo Dome. Since then he has continued his professional career performing in a very large number of world-renowned concert venues and Jazz Festivals.