Avery Dixon Biography and Wiki
Avery Dixon is a saxophonist and musician from Atlanta who is widely known for competing in season 17 of the America’s Got Talent (AGT). The 21 year old was the first contestant to receive a Golden Buzzer in season 17 of AGT when he performed “Try a Little Tenderness” by Otis Redding on the saxophone. Dixon released an EP titled Entrees. Moreover, he is the founder of GraceNotes & Totes.
Avery Dixon Age | Birthday
Dixon, the AGT contestant is 21 years old as of 2021. He was born on October 10, 2000. The saxophonist, Dixon celebrates his birthday on the 10th of October each year.
Avery Dixon Parents
Dixon, a saxophonist was born in Atlanta to his parents; Lisa Dixon, his mother, and his father. He was born at the NICU Maternity Center. Dixon was born prematurely weighing 1 pound and 8 ounces. He started playing saxophone when he was in elementary school. Avery’s great grandfather, Maxwell Davis was an R&B saxophonist, arranger, and record producer. Moreover, he has a brother who goes by the name Stay Lit on social media.
Avery Dixon Height
Dixon, who is a saxophonist stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 8 inches (approximately 1.76 meters tall).
Avery Dixon Education
Dixon, a saxophonist attended DeKalb Medical NICU.
Avery Dixon Saxophonist
Dixon is a saxophonist and musician from Atlanta, Georgia. He released an EPs titled Entrees. Dixon frequently posts videos of himself playing the saxophone on Instagram and TikTok. He has covered songs of popular artists like Alicia Keys, Boyz II Men, and John Legend. Dixon also performs at weddings, festivals, and other events. He opened for Jazz Violinist Ken Ford and played with Saxophonist Mike Phillips. Dixon also performed for the Atlanta Jazz Festival.
Moreover, he received the Musician of the year award from the Tommie Smith Youth Initiative. Dixon also received the Best Gospel Instrumentalist for the Gospel Choice Awards.
Avery Dixon America’s Got Talent/ AGT
Dixon is one of the contestants of season 17 of the NBC reality competition series America’s Got Talent (AGT). The season is judged my Simon Cohen, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, and Howie Mandel while Terry Crews takes the hosting duties. Season 17 of AGT premiered on May 31, 2022, and Dixon picked the first Golden buzzer of the season when he performed “Try a Little Tenderness” by Otis Redding on the saxophone.
Dixon is a saxophonist from Atlanta, Georgia. He revealed that he has been a victim of bullying. Dixon has been bullied at school due to his physical appearance and unique way of speaking. He was born premature and due to that he still faces the complications that come with premature birth. Dixon’s story was touching to the judges, host Terry, and the audience.
AGT Season 17 Contestants
Other contestants of season 17 of #AGT on NBC include:
- Lee Collinson
Avery Dixon Net worth
Dixon has an estimated net worth of $100K- $35OK. He is a professional saxophonist and a musician. He is also a contestant of season 17 of America’s Got Talent on NBC.
Avery Dixon Instagram
Avery is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @averydixononsax with over 8K followers.