C.R. Avery is a unique, raw and dynamic performer. His genius lies in many genres – blues, hip-hop, spoken word and rock & roll. From musical beginnings in his late teens, he has recorded over fifteen albums as well as writing & directing six hip-hop operas, which were mounted and performed from New York’s Bowery to L.A.’s South Central.
He has toured throughout Canada, the US and Europe (headlining or opening for Billy Bragg, Buck 65, and Leonard Cohen) and garnered the attention of music peers the likes of Tom Waits, blues harp trail blazer Charlie Musselwhite and folk legend Utah Phillip