One of the few Indian musicians to perform at major international music festivals (Berlin Jazz Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival, Paris Jazz Festival, Rome World Music Festival, WOMAD Festival, World Social Forum and many more), Amit Heri studied on a scholarship at the world-renowned Berklee College of Music, USA and has performed with various internationally known artists including Charlie Mariano, Aka Moon, Zakir Hussain, Trilok Gurtu, Matt Garrison, Robert Miles, Salif Keita & Angelique Kidjo .
He has scored music for feature films (including “Morning Raga”), fordance (including Astad Deboo & the STEM Dance Theatre) and for theatre productions.
AMIT HERI’ S albums include: Amit Heri Group (Earth Music, India ), Morning Raga (Music Today, India ), Charlie Mariano – Bangalore (Intuition, Germany ), Louis Banks – Music for Romance (Music Today, India ) & Trilok Gurtu – Beat of Love ( Universal , USA ).
The Amit Heri Group will comprise of Amit Heri on lead guitar, Ranjit Barot on drums, Ravi Chari on Sitar and Karl Peters on drums. They will be performing for the first time in India after a successful stint worldwide and across the country. They are currently rated as India ’s top jazz outfit and will be performing original tracks composed by Amit.