• dr. Ali

    Guitarist & Music-Maker

  • About:

    dr. Ali (Ali R. Chaudhary, Ph.D.) is a guitarist based in the NYC/Tri-state area. He specializes in jazz, reggae, blues, folk, and Grateful Dead-style improvised music. Originally from Los Angeles, Ali studied jazz (on the job) while pursuing graduate studies in Northern California. He relocated to the Tri-State area in conjunction with his post at Rutgers University. When he is not teaching or writing, dr. Ali performs at neighborhood pubs, farmer's markets, and jazz jams across the NYC metropolitan region. (see upcoming gigs below)



  • Upcoming Gigs/Jams

    May 23, 2021
    Playing today!!! 2021 Highland Park Porchfest.. perfomring with Woodstock jazz trio (we formed in Woodstock, NY). Bill Meyer on Bass and Eric John on drums. We may also have guests sit in. Stroll and cruz by and check out our set at 4:30pm at 135 Johnson Street - South Side Highland Park-NJ ...
    I'll be performing at the 2021 Highland Park Porchfest on Sunday May 23rd from 4:30 to 5:30pm. Will be playing with the Woodstock Trio comprised of bassist Bill Meyer, drummer Eric John, and myself of the guitar. BYOB and bring a lawn chair out to Porchfest 2021 in Central New Jersey!! (porch...
    Twilight Jazz Tuesdays at Pino's   6pm to 8pm.  Featurirng: Ali Chaudhary (guitar), Bob Ramos (drums/precussion), & Dean Barilio (bass). Playing outdoors on the corner of 4th and Raritan (27) in Highland Park-NJ (across the river from Rutgers-New Brunswick).     Pino's Lounge 13 N. 4th....
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  • Booking/Inquiries


    Dr. Ali (Ali R. Chaudhary, Ph.D)

    Guitarist - Sociologist - Teacher


    I specialize in providing live jazz guitar music for restaurants/bistros, street festivals, farmer's markets, and really any occasion.

    Memories and experiences are always better with music.




    For booking please text me at (848) 260 -7412, email me (socmusic95@gmail.com) or get in touch using the message box below.


    26 Nichol Ave. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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