Avi Kaplan Biography, Age, Career, Songs, Pentatonix, Band and News

Avi Kaplan born Avriel Benjamin “Avi” Kaplan is an American singer and songwriter, best known as a past memeber of the a cappella group Pentatonix.

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Avi Kaplan Biography

Avi Kaplan born Avriel Benjamin “Avi” Kaplan is an American singer and songwriter, best known as a past memeber of the a cappella group Pentatonix.

Avi Kaplan Age

Avi was born on April 17, 1989 Visalia, California, U.S he is 29 years as of 2018.

Avi Kaplan Image

Avi Kaplan Image

Avi Kaplan Height

He  stands at a height of 1.8 m tall.

Avi Kaplan Wife

He probably has dated and had girlfriends in the past but has not shared with anyone. Nevertheless, in 2014 Kaplan and his co-singer Kirstie Maldonado were rumored to be dating.

Avi Kaplan Career

Before joining Pentatonix, Kaplan was already part of a cappella artist and also performing in operas and jazz.

He joined Pentatonix in the year 2011, when original members Kirstin Maldonado, Mitch Grassi and Scott Hoying were searching for a bass singer and a beatboxer. The group met the day before the auditions for the third season of The Sing-Off began. The group successfully auditioned for the show and eventually went on to win the title for 2011 of the season three. Kaplan acted as the group’s vocal bass, but frequently sang lead parts as well.

As a member of Pentatonix, Kaplan won three Grammy awards. On February 8, 2015, Pentatonix won a Grammy in the “Best Arrangement, Instrumental or a cappella” category for their song “Daft Punk”, a medley of songs by Daft Punk. On February 15, 2016, Pentatonix won a Grammy in the same category, this time for “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” from their “That’s Christmas to Me” album. On February 12, 2017, Pentatonix won a Grammy in the “Best Country duo/group performance” category for “Jolene”, which featured Dolly Parton.

On April 29, 2017, Kaplan premiered “Fields and Pier”, his first song as a solo artist, under the name “Avriel & the Sequoias.” His debut EP, Sage and Stone, was released on June 9, 2017. In May 2017, Kaplan announced that he would be leaving Pentatonix following their then upcoming tours as he had been having a hard time coping with the inability to see his friends and family when he needed to.

Avi Kaplan Leaves Pentatonix

Kaplan announced that he would be leaving Pentatonix in a tearful video. In the video, he talked about how much he has loved being in Pentatonix but how difficult it has been to keep up with the fast-paced nature of the group, which mostly required him to spend long periods of time away from friends and family.

Avi Kaplan Vocal Range

Kaplan was the Bass Singer for the vocal group Pentatonix. He has a small range, but has a very strong voice, and can sing solid bass notes in chest voice. His highs are very gentle, and nice to listen to.

Avi Kaplan Pentatonix

He joined Pentatonix in the year 2011when original members KirstinMaldonadoMitch Grassi and Scott Hoying were searching for a bass singer and a beatboxerThe group met the day before the auditions for the third season of The Sing-OffbeganThe group successfully auditioned for the show and eventually went on to winthe title for 2011 of the season threeKaplan acted as the group’s vocal bassbut frequently sang lead parts as wellAs a member of PentatonixKaplan won three Grammy awardsOn February 82015Pentatonix won a Grammy in the “Best ArrangementInstrumental or a cappella” category for their song “Daft Punk“, a medley ofsongs by Daft PunkOn February 152016Pentatonix won a Grammy in the same categorythistime for “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” from their “That’s Christmas to Me

albumOn February 122017Pentatonix won a Grammy in the “Best Countryduo/group performance” category for “Jolene“, which featured Dolly Parton. In May 2017Kaplan announced that he would be leaving Pentatonix.

Avi Kaplan Ethnicity

He is of American ethnicity.

Avi Kaplan Songs

YEAR
SONG
2014
La La Latch
2014
Rather Be
2014
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
2014
Evolution of Michael Jackson
2014
Love Again
2014
I Need Your Love
2014
Can’t Hold Us
2014
Say Something
2015
Cheerleader
2015
Can’t Sleep Love
2015
Evolution of Rihanna
2015
Perfume Medley
2016
O Come, All Ye Faithful
2016
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
2016
Deck the Halls
2016
Jolene
2017
Bohemian Rhapsody
2017
Can’t Help Falling In Love
2017
Imagine
2017
The Greatest Show

Avi Kaplan Ring Of Fire

He was as a guest in home free- Ring of fire.

Low Notes

Avi Kaplan Overtone

Avi Kaplan Replacement

Following the departure of bass vocalist Avi  from YouTube super group Pentatonix, fans of the a cappella quintet were treated to their first glimpse at new member Matt Sallee in action with the official music video for a “Deck The Halls”

Avi Kaplan Grammy Awards

As a member of Pentatonix, Kaplan won three Grammy awards. On February 8, 2015, Pentatonix won a Grammy in the “Best Arrangement, Instrumental or a cappella” category for their song “Daft Punk”, a medley of songs by Daft Punk. On February 15, 2016, Pentatonix won a Grammy in the same category, this time for “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” from their “That’s Christmas to Me” album. On February 12, 2017, Pentatonix won a Grammy in the “Best Country duo/group performance” category for “Jolene”, which featured Dolly Parton.

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