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. Full time musician since completing his Music Education degree in 1997, he has performed over 4,500 gigs and on 10...
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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. Full time musician since completing his Music Education degree in 1997, he has performed over 4,500 gigs and on 100+ albums and countless singles with award winning songwriters to world class jazz musicians.

"TONE!...few of us think about our sound as much as Craig does. He can play in any style, in any key, read charts or improvise. Whether it's on upright or electric bass, Craig is a total pro, a great musician and a great guy." Nathan Bliss of Barnaby Bright

"Akin is equally impressive on electric bass or upright. He's got enormous technique, great imagination, and an approach to his instrument that is unusual and fresh."
Rich Hill, Jazz Ambassador Magazine Kansas City, MO

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