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

Joseph Akins is a contemporary pianist and composer who uses his Southern roots, pop/rock influences and many years of jazz training. Since 2007, he has produced five albums, which have received numerous awards and airplay. Also, Joseph teaches audio production as a tenured professor for the Recording Industry Department at Middle Tennessee State University. From junior high through college, Joseph performed tirelessly as a keyboard and saxophone player for country, pop and jazz bands. In recent years he has accompanied for legendary singers such as Lamont Dossier and John Conlee, but most of his recent performances has been a…

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