Ari Joshua was born in Cape Town, South Africa but his early days as an artist were spent in Seattle, WA., where he grew up and first discovered his musical calling. His hard work and raw talent were quickly recognized, and Ari was awarded a scholarship to study music on the East Coast after high school. “Moving to New York and studying music for 5 years was one of the richest experiences of my life,” says Ari. “It was from my fellow students and mentors at The New School,[5] and Mason Gross School of the Arts that I began to appreciate the true power of musical expression.”
Despite being relatively under the radar, Ari Joshua has recorded and performed and rubbed shoulders with a list that reads like a highly diverse who’s who of the music scene today: