Ali Pervez Mehdi

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About this artist

Ali Pervez Mehdi, son of a renowned artist of Pakistan, the late Ustad Pervez Mehdi.
Ali was born in Lahore, Pakistan. He had his training in classical music from his father and his grandfather at a very tender age. When he was 19 years old he received khitab of 'Sur Mani' from 'Prachin Kala Kendra' in Chandigadh in the name of Pt.Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, an architect of modern Hindustani music.
Ali's official performance was at the age of 16, and since then he has performed and toured around the world, India, Bangladesh, Scandinavia, Russia to name a few countries. Currently residing in Dallas Texas, Ali is still pursuing his first 'Love', the love of music.
Ali is not just a singer, but also a composer and lyricist who has an amazing understanding of arrangement. Ali has performed with famous composers like A.R.Rehman, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan to name a few and sung with singers like Hari Haran, Sukhwinder Singh, Sadna Sargam, Chitra. Atif aslam, Indian ocean and many more. also Ali recognise by his famous bollywood song "Chadha De Rang" from movie 'Yamla Pagla Deewana, and now Ali is working with his band "Major7th, as a producer and singer. Major7th has taken the traditional Eastern repertoire of ghazals (Urdu poetry composed in traditional Eastern melodic scales) and combined their rich sound with a Western twist of 80s style synths, along with their dark, lounge-jazzy vibe that appeals to the liking of any music lover. Their improvised, yet structured, style of delivery makes each performance euphoric and uniquely colorful.