Joseph Akins

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About Joseph Akins

In the artist’s words: Describe one of your earliest musical memories in detail. When I was 12 years old, I began playing saxophone in my father's band. I knew then that music would be a big part of my life. What are your top 3 all-time favorite albums on Apple Music, and why? Why did you choose these three albums in particular? David Lanz, Best of David Lanz Herbie Hancock, The Essential Herbie Hancock Horace Silver, Horace Silver Trio There are some of my favorite composers and pianists. For many years, I have listened to them and have been influenced by their creativity and individuality. Find a song of yours on Apple Music that you love and tell us what makes it special. Tell us why you chose this song. “Peacefulness” This song is very slow, quiet and peaceful. It makes me feel those way when I'm playing it or just listening to it.

Chickamauga, GA, United States
November 1, 1963
New Age

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