Avery Dixon Saxophone Extraordinaire
Cover Band(5 Reviews)
Country: United States
Based In: Atlanta, Georgia
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Introducing Avery, an exceptionally talented saxophonist (Alto/Tenor) from America's Got Talent, who is well-versed in playing different genres of music. He has an excellent command of reading sheet music and can perform at various events ranging from parties, corporate events, funerals, to tributes. His remarkable skills allow him to effortlessly blend in with any house band and add a unique, refreshing vibe to any occasion, even with limited rehearsal time.
Avery is unique because he can be customized according to your preferences. You get to decide how he performs, either with individual tracks or with a band. If you choose a specific song, he can play it for you as long as he has the instrumental version available. However, if you prefer him to perform with a band, he can play an unlimited selection of songs.
Avery Dixon is an extraordinary saxophonist who was a finalist on America's Got Talent and an All-Star runner-up on the same show. He has played with renowned musicians like Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Troy Andrews, and Mike Philips. Avery has also had the opportunity to showcase his skills in Spain, Morocco, and Portugal with multi-platinum-selling jazz icon Dave Koz on the Dave Koz & Friends at Sea cruise and many others. Despite various medical conditions, being born weighing only 1lb 8oz, he overcame bullying and encourages others to seek help if they are feeling depressed or hurt. Aver
... y's biggest inspiration is his great-grandfather, Saxophonist, Maxwell Davis, known as the Father of West Coast R&B, who worked with several artists like Etta James, B.B. King, and Louis Armstrong.
Avery is not only accomplished but also committed to giving back. Every month, he donates supplies to the NICU of a local hospital and aims to inspire through his music. He believes that every time he plays, he tells a story and paints a musical picture.
Reviews (5 Reviews)
Avery is an upcoming artist who has been playing music passionately since 2009. Despite his age, he possesses remarkable talent that rivals artists twice his age. Avery has received numerous awards for his accomplishments, including a letter from President Barack Obama that commended him for his work and encouraged him to continue serving his community. The Tommie Smith Youth Initiative also recognized Avery as Musician of the Year. Ian Cook, Chairman of Colgate-Palmolive, former CEO Eugene Kelly, and VP of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Jennifer Perue, all endorsed Avery and flew him to New Yo ... rk to present him with a Yamaha 62 Tenor Saxophone for his achievements. Avery provided entertainment as a Youth Delegate at the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference in Washington, DC. He was also the recipient of the VSA International Young Soloists Award. Avery has opened for renowned Jazz Violinist Ken Ford and played with Saxophonist Mike Phillips. He debuted his first single "Song 34" at the Atlanta Jazz Festival and launched his new EP, Entrées. Avery released his first studio album, One For The Red Bow Tie, and won the Best Gospel Instrumentalist award at the Gospel Choice Awards.
Avery is a talented musician who has achieved great success in his career. He was a finalist on America's Got Talent and a runner-up on All-Star. He has played with many well-known artists, including 12-time Grammy Award winner Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Troy Andrews (also known as Trombone Shorty), and world-renowned saxophonist Mike Philips. Avery has showcased his skills in Spain, Morocco, and Portugal with multi-platinum-selling jazz icon Dave Koz, and countless others.
He is proficient in playing a wide range of music genres, including Straight-Ahead Jazz Classics, Gospel, Classical, ... and R&B. Avery can read sheet music and is available to play at various events, such as parties, corporate events, funerals, and tributes. He can skillfully play with any house band, bringing a unique and classy look to any event, even with little to no rehearsal time for those who need to book at the last minute.
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Despite being born weighing only 1lb 8oz, Avery has overcome various medical conditions throughout his life, including a Posterior Keyhole Aperture (hole in his vocal cord), which affects his vocal cords and makes his voice raspy. He is an advocate against bullying, as he was singled out by bullies because his voice didn't sound like his peers. Avery encourages others to seek help if they are feeling depressed or hurt, stating that "being bullied is not your problem – it is the problem of the one doing it."
Apart from Avery's impressive accolades and accomplishments, he also finds time ... to give back to the community. Every month, he donates bags of supplies for preemies and newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a local hospital. Avery's mission is to inspire others through his music. He believes that every time he plays, he tells a story and paints a musical picture. His music is not only entertaining, but also soothing to the ear.
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Avery Dixon Saxophone Extraordinaire LLC
Avery offers live and pre-recorded music videos for virtual events, concerts, and charity fundraisers. Clients can choose between jamming music sets or a calming background scene. Avery's performances include the use of lights and a cube that can synchronize with the beat of any party. The virtual music performances can be either live-streamed or pre-recorded with personalized touches.
Virtual Events Video tributes, parties, fundraisers, and much more!
Avery Dixon's debut album, "Presents One for the Red Bow Tie," is available for purchase wherever music is sold. Signed CDs can be acquired for $15.00 if picked up locally, or for $20.00 if mailed. Note that international shipping rates and delivery times will vary, and certain limitations may apply.$20
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