Zee Avi, Izyan Alirahman *PBK, started her music career in 2009, when she was signed to Brushfire Records (co-owned by Jack Johnson), making her the first Malaysian to reach many international marks in the US and Asia.
She has performed at esteemed festivals (SXSW, Bonnaroo, LIFE IS GOOD Festival, San Francisco Outside Lands, Lilith Fair, Byron Bay Blues Festival, Soundrenaline, Bali etc) and in many iconic venues and stage (SOLD OUT HEADLINE SHOWS: The Troubadour, Mercury Lounge; OTHER NOTABLE STAGES: The Fonda Theatre, Moroccan Lounge, Le Poisson Rouge, Highline Ballroom, First Avenue, etc) and stages (Opening for Jack Johnson: The Greek Theatre, Hollywood Bowl etc), performing tours in the US, Asia (Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia) and 6 different cities in China, and much recently, Bangalore, India.She has also performed on both notable NPR online platforms, Tiny Desk Concert and Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Zee’s songs have also appeared in:
Walmart (USA), Spa Citron (the Netherlands), Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance (South Korea), Buavita (Indonesia) and Mitsubishi Attrage (Malaysia), Volksbank (Romania).
US: Gossip Girl, Parenthood, Private Practice, Red Band Society, Mistresses, Korean: The Return Of Superman, Master’s Sun, Good Doctor, Marry Him If You Dare, SPY
21 Jump Street, The Oranges, Ola Bola(Won Best Original Theme Song)
Now, more than 10 years later, Zee is a self-funded, independent artist who is still creating music for her long term supportive appreciators around the world, with a few more international awards and recognitions as a singer/songwriter, performer, entertainer and musician (Golden Horse Awards, The BrandLaureate Grandmaster Brand Icon Leadership Award, International Youth Icon, International Young Artiste) and was also conferred the *Pegawai Bintang Kenyalang (Officer of the Order the Star Of Hornbill Sarawak).