m1558206.jpgAli’s most recent music collaboration has been the ‘Sufi World Jazz’ performance with Melbourne musicians Elissa Goodrich and Ria Soemardjo as part of La Mama Poetica: Voiceprints event during the 2007 Melbourne International Arts Festival. Read a review of this performance here.

Shannon-Goodrich Ensemble’s 2008 CD Worlds Within Worlds (pictured) includes Ali’s translations of medieval mystic Rumi set to music by Elissa Goodrich and Clare Shannon and sung by Ria Soemardjo. The CD was the CD of the Week on ABC Radio National’s The Daily Planet in March 2008.