WFDU Archives: Lise Avery

Host profile: Lise Avery

LISE AVERY is a singer, radio personality and actress. Ms. Avery has performed in nightclubs, musicals and cabarets throughout the NY metro area including The Waldorf Astoria, Delmonico's, The Pierre Hotel, The Kool Jazz Festival, Bargemusic, The University Club, The Performing Arts Center at Purchase, The Williams Center for the Performing Arts, Trumpets numerous corporate and private functions and many, many town events like First Nights and Summer Concert Series. The release date of her new CD is expected in 2009.

Lise was born on Long Island and spent the summers of her childhood traveling around the United States and Mexico in a trailer with her parents and her older brother, Rick. She is a graduate of the conservatory acting program at Purchase College where she whiled away her time with fellow students Stan Tucci, Steven Weber and Ving Rhames. Lise has taught voice production at several universities including Sarah Lawrence College and Montclair State University.

Ms. Avery can also be found sharing her love for artistry in music as host and producer of Anything Goes!! with Lise Avery. Anything Goes!!, an internationally syndicated radio program, is an eclectic mix of standards, jazz and classic pop music with interviews ‘a little bit of just about anything else’ mixed in. International distribution of Anything Goes!! is ongoing. ( to listen to a broadcast or recording of a show )

Lise’s voice has also been heard in numerous commercials, video news releases, recorded books, documentaries etc.. (Listing and/or recording available upon request.)

Lise lives in a turn-of-the century home in New Jersey with her husband George and her two cats Rascal and Musher. She is an avid scuba diver, animal lover and environmentalist and she loves hunting for treasures at flea markets and garage sales. Whenever she can she spends time at her cottage in rural Ontario, Canada with
mismatched clothing and unruly hair.

To contact Lise please call (212) 613-6163 or email

Hosted shows

Recent episodes

  1. Anything Goes

    Anything Goes

    June 26, 2017, 9:00AM

  2. Anything Goes

    Anything Goes

    June 19, 2017, 9:00AM

  3. Anything Goes

    Anything Goes

    June 12, 2017, 9:00AM

  4. Anything Goes

    Anything Goes

    June 5, 2017, 9:00AM