Muhammad Ali Merati is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, sound engineer and member of SACEM. Phd student and member of CREM-CNRS, Research centre in ethnomusicology in Paris, Muhammad Ali is an ethnomusicologist specialised in traditional Persian and Kurdish music.

He was imitated in the Persian instruments (kamânche, tanbur, daf, setar) and music by great Persian masters. His main instrument is the kamânche that he has played for more than 20 years.