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Avi Wisnia
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Refreshingly Creative Folk/Jazz

Host Recommendations: 5
Member since: 2011-11-28
Home: Philadelphia, PA, US
Frequently Tours: East Coast (MA - VA) & California
# of Members: 1
Sound Equipment: Available if needed
Main Instrument: Vocals, Piano
Other Instruments: Guitar, Melodica, Kazoo
Genre: Singer-Songwriter/Jazz/Folk/Bossa Nova
Style: Groovy and optimistically cheerful
Content: Mainstream and Witty
Rating: G - PG

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Rabbit Hole
The Back of Your Hand
I Wish That I Could Stop Writing Songs About You


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"Completely Refreshing. Startlingly Clever. Lyrically brilliant."
- Alyssa Rashbaum (music critic for SPIN)

"Avi Wisnia plays his songs reminiscent of a Brazilian Bossa Nova. Add in his soothing vocals and poetic lyrics & you’ve got something you’ve never heard before."
- Helen Leicht (88.5 WXPN)

Recommendations from hosts

May, 2014 - "Avi wowed our audience! Not our typical genre but he won folks over with his first song or two. With a full house, we saw lots of toe tapping, singing along and even kazooing to the music. Avi provided a wonderful range of musical offering - something ...


Think James Taylor meets Norah Jones, if they had a lovechild in Brazil.


Award-winning songwriter Avi Wisnia presents an eclectic mix of refreshingly original songs and inventive covers, finding inspiration in Brazilian bossa nova, acoustic American folk, 1950’s west-coast jazz, and contemporary pop. Avi's clever lyrics and eclectic influences cast a wide net of sophisticated appeal, while his smooth vocals and deft piano skills assure you that this a...

Trying to fill these important dates

NC,TN,OH/US: May, 2015 (dates: all) - looking to do local house concerts while on tour in area

MD,VA,DE/US: May, 2015 (dates: all) - looking to do local house concerts while on tour in area

Sky Blue Sky (New York Songwriters Circle Showcase)

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