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Craig Akin
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Aug 5, 2019
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Gender:
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Birthday:
Apr 5, 1973 (Age: 46)
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Location:
New York City
Occupation:
upright and electric bass player

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Craig Akin

Craig Akin, Male, 46, from New York City

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I have basses for rent in New York and Kansas City, with German or French bow. I also deliver! Feb 21, 2019

Craig Akin was last seen:
Aug 5, 2019
    1. Craig Akin
      Craig Akin
      I have basses for rent in New York and Kansas City, with German or French bow. I also deliver!
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Apr 5, 1973 (Age: 46)
    Home Page:
    https://www.craigakin.com/
    Location:
    New York City
    Occupation:
    upright and electric bass player
    Current Setup:
    1860 Tyrolean flatback, 2004 Shen SB-100, Eastman carved, 1942 Kay S-9 w/ removable neck, Lemur Flyaway travel case, Spirocore and Velvet strings, full circle pickup, Lifeline pickup. Acoustic Image, GK amps, Schroeder cab, and Hartke 210 cabs. Fender fretless jazz bass, '73 Precision, '67 Harmony H-22 hollowbody electric, '10 Jazz active deluxe 5 string.
    Favorite Genres:
    I play pretty much all new music these days. A lot of songwriters-pop, indie pop, rock, alt country, folk, Americana, modern jazz composers, Motown, soul, etc.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Freelance bassist in New York City. Bassist for harmony powerhouse Red Molly among other bands and songwriters around NYC and New England. I record overdub bass parts from home.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    I have owned many Kay basses over the years and am fascinated with their history. I am a dealer of the Rick Williams dbl bass buggie, available on my website www.craigakin.com
    I rent and sell upright basses in New York and Kansas City.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Dave Holland, Paul McCartney, Ray Brown, Larry Grenadier, Anders Jormin, Edgar Meyer, Palle Danielsson, Niels Pederson, Charlie Haden, Patitucci, McBride, Jaco, Rocco, Scotty Lafaro, Ron Carter, Keith Jarrett, Mehldau, and countless more.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    biking, hiking, skiing, home improvement, buying/selling on eBay, Recording sessions, recording overdubs from home.
    Craig Akin is an in-demand upright and electric bassist in New York City. He has played and recorded with countless musicians of many different styles. From jazz to pop, and folk to rock, Craig is comfortable and creative, and can deliver the goods like any veteran on his instrument. He has performed well over 4,000 gigs and has now added home recording to his arsenal.

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    "Every note every time Mr. Akin"- Ron Carter
    www.craigakin.com

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