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Azam Ali

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Birth name  Azam Aliafgerad
Role  Singer

Movies  Rollerball
Name  Azam Ali
Ex-spouse  Loga Ramin Torkian
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Born  1970Tehran, Iran
Genres  Rock, new-age, world, Sufi
Instruments  Hammered Dulcimer, Frame Drum, Riqq, Zils, Chan Chan, Daf, Tanpura, Psaltery, Bendir
Labels  Narada, Six Degrees Records
Albums  Elysium for the Brave, Portals of Grace, From Night to the Edge of Day, Lamentation of Swans: A Journe, Niyaz

Associated acts  Vas, Niyaz, Roseland
Occupation(s)  Musician, songwriter
Music groups  Niyaz, Vas, Roseland

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Azam Ali (Persian: اعظم علی‎‎) is an Iranian American singer and musician. As of 2013, Ali has released eight full-length albums with the bands VAS and Niyaz, as well as four full-length solo albums.


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Born in Tehran on 3 October 1970, Ali spent most of her childhood in Panchgani, India. Ali and her mother moved to Los Angeles, California, in 1985, after which Ali discovered the santour. Ali then studied the santour under Persian master Manoochehr Sadeghi, which led to the rediscovery of her voice. She now lives in the Canadian city of Montreal.

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In 1996, Ali formed "alternative world" group VAS with percussionist Greg Ellis after meeting the year prior at a concert at UCLA. She and her husband, Loga Ramin Torkian, are also part of another group, Niyaz, an Iranian acoustic electronic group.

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In 2005, Azam Ali was featured in Enter the Chicken, a 2005 Buckethead album, singing the song "Coma" with Serj Tankian.

Solo career

In 2002, Ali released her first solo album, Portals of Grace. This was followed up with 2006's Elysium for the Brave, which reached #10 on Billboard's World Albums chart on 23 September 2006. Ali's third album, From Night to the Edge of Day (2011), is a collection of lullabies inspired by her son. Lamentation of Swans - A Journey Towards Silence (2013), Ali's fourth album, is a joint effort with her husband Loga R Torkian that began in 2009 and explores the intimate spaces they had to carve out for themselves to escape the demands of touring.

In 2003 she sang Inama Nushif in the fictional Fremen language for the soundtrack to the 2003 Sci Fi Channel mini-series Frank Herbert's Children of Dune, written by Brian Tyler. In 2012, she was the vocalist for Square Enix's Final Fantasy video game tech demo Agni's Philosophy. She also helped American composer Jack Wall on the soundtrack for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 by being vocalist on the track "Pakistan Run".

In September 2013, Ali announced that she would provide vocals for the soundtrack of the film Thor: The Dark World.


Solo albums

  • Portals of Grace (2002)
  • Elysium for the Brave (2006)
  • Green Memories (2008)
  • From Night to the Edge of Day (2011)
  • Lamentation of Swans - A Journey Towards Silence (2013)
  • With VAS

  • Sunyata (1997)
  • Offerings (1998)
  • In the Garden of Souls (2000)
  • Feast of Silence (2004)
  • Greg Ellis

  • Kala Rupa Explorations in Rhythm (2001)
  • With Niyaz

  • Niyaz (2005)
  • Nine Heavens (2008)
  • Sumud (2012)
  • Sumud Acoustic EP (2013)
  • The Fourth Light (2015)
  • With VGM

  • Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow (2007)
  • Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011)
  • With Buckethead

  • Enter the Chicken (song "Coma")
  • With Roseland

  • Roseland (2007)
  • Solo

  • Where's Neil When You Need Him? (2006, song "The Cold Black Key")
  • References

    Azam Ali Wikipedia