A renowned musician on the Indian jazz music circuit, Amit Heri is one of the rare Indian musicians to have played at renowned international music concerts. The Berlin Jazz Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival, Paris Jazz Festival, Rome World Music Festival, WOMAD Festival are a few of the places he is said to have performed at.
Having received a scholarship to study music at the Berkley College of Music, USA, Amit is known to have been playing with the likes of Charlie Mariano, Aka Moon, Zakir Hussain, Ramamani & the KCP, Trilok Gurtu, Matt Garrison, Robert Miles, Salif Keita and Angelique Kidjo.
Members of the The Amit Heri Group include Amit Heri on the lead guitar, Ranjit Barot on the drums, Ravi Chari on the Sitar and Karl Peters on the drums too. After an extremely successful global tour, the band will begin touring in India, performing some of the original songs composed by Amit.
The Amit Heri Group showcases a personal voyage through music, focusing on the similarities across musical cultures.
Amit Heri is known to have scored music for a feature films ‘Morning Raga’, in addition to producing music for dance and theatre productions.