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3×3: Avi Jacob on Angelou, Appreciation, and Acoustic Guitars

Nov 30, 2017

Artist: Avi Jacob
Hometown: Providence, RI.
Latest Album: Surrender
Personal Nicknames: The Kanye West of Folk

Playing at Hangout was awesome , the beach!

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Who is the most surprising artist in current rotation in your iTunes/Spotify?

Third Eye Blind, probably

If you were a candle, what scent would you be?

Just a pure beeswax candle

What literary character or story do you most relate to?

I really relate to Maya Angelou’s autobiography that discusses balancing her touring music career, when she was in Porgy & Bess, with raising her son.

A vegan green room spread ! Stoked to play in a little bit!

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What’s your favorite word?


What’s your best physical attribute?

That’s hard for me to answer, but I think my lips.

If you were an instrument, which one would you be?

I am 100 percent a 1972 Sovereign by Harmony acoustic guitar.

Sunset on the water

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Banjo, mando, or dobro?

Four-string banjo

Are you more a thinking or feeling type?

Feeling, all the way

Urban or rural?

Urban, because people are life

Photo credit: Andrew Cebulka

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