Reminded me of the earlier works of David Lanz

- Zone Music Reporter

Joseph Akins is a supremely gifted pianist and composer with a flair for writing memorable melodies and performing them with great style and emotion.

- Music and Media Focus

Dr. Joseph Akins is a professor, composer, pianist and keyboard player, and has been involved with music all his life. He played in his family’s country band as a child, toured with rock bands after high school, and studied with great jazz educators in college. He has taught a variety of music classes, composed original music for multiple albums and films, and has performed in venues from small homes to the amazing Grand Ole Opry.

Today, Joseph divides his time between teaching for the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University, composing and recording music, playing concerts and programming synthe…

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