Always on the lookout for new musical avenues, Khoury is currently working with the Turkish darbouka technique. He spent the summer of 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey, taking master classes of darbuka with internationally known musicians as Bünyamin Olguncan, Suat Borazan and Hamdi Akatay. He also studies Indian tabla and latin percussions and is a member of the samba ensemble Le Bloco, developing his experience with Brazilian percussions.
Joseph participated also in several international festivals like the Montreal’s International Jazz Festival and the “Festival du monde arabe” that has took place at the Place des Arts. He was also part of the musical of Felix Gray Sherazade. After his stunning audition, he was asked to record oriental percussions on the album of this production. In the summer of 2008, he accompanied the oriental star dancer Samara at the Casino du Liban. More recently, he was approached to be part of the Cavalia group as an oriental percussionist for the special United Arab Emirates tour. He also toured in Turkey in the fall of 2014 with Minör Empire group.
Khoury is often invited to give workshops on Middle Eastern rhythms, and has started offering private Arab percussion lessons for all levels. From his students, the famous percussionists Mr. Luc Boivin, Mr. Paul Picard and Mr. Bertil Schulrabe.
In February 2009, he produced an oriental dance album, Ourjouan. That same year, he launched a new album of acoustic music Zanneh with his trio Sokoun that was rewarded with the World Artist of the Year in the group category at the Canadian Folk Music Award in Winnipeg in November 2010.