Ali-X, the "World-Musique Orphan", is a world-pop singer, keyboardist and accordionist from the vibrant multi-cultural Montreal World-music scene. His stateless nomadic pop-electro-jazz "world-musique" sung in French, Creole, English and Portuguese, mixes the textual quality of Chanson française to the richness of afro-latin grooves.
PRINCE ALI-X, WORLD-MUSIQUE ORPHAN, MAL DE TERRE
His origins and numerous collaborations have influenced his creation: son of a Haitian guitar player who became a French teacher lost between the New-York and Montreal diaspora, ALI-X lived in Brazil where he composed for the local hip hop scene, he studied classical piano in Canada and pop and jazz arrangement in the U.S.A. at Berklee college of music.
Two times winner of the Galaxy award with two different music groups (2012-2013), he played with many world-music bands: coming from Cuba to North-Africa.
Ali-X (Alix Noël-Guéry) plays with his Montreal-based quintet, his « music thieves » : André Galamba on guitar from Brazil, Andrew Bruhelius on bass from Germany, Frédéric Bourgeault on trumpet from Nicaragua, Tacfarinas Kichou on percussions from Algeria and Michel Brindis on drums, from Cuba.