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Zee Avi

Jamming in the Jungle

Michael Switow | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts
Michael Switow

Every year, for some ten years now, I migrate to the shores of Borneo in late June or early July, to the base of a mystical mountain called Gunung Santubong, to my favourite spot for world beats -- the Rainforest World Music Festival.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Zee Avi and Hindi Zahra Perform and Chat in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Zee Avi is a celebrated singer/songwriter from Malaysia who packs an emotional wallop with her retro cool indie-rock folkiness. Moroccan-born songstress Hindi Zahra has been called a modern day Billie Holiday thanks to her unique blues, jazz-infused gypsy sound.

On the Rise: Zee Avi Grows With ghostbird; Premieres New Video

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The pint-sized star with the retro-smooth voice will also kick off a tour -- ukulele fittingly in hand -- with her three-piece band in September. Not too shabby for a girl trying to find her way via a social networking juggernaut.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Eighty-Three

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features James Carr, Deer Tick, Mamou Sidibé, White Rabbits, Jimmy Reed and Zee Avi.