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 is currently the bassist for vocal harmony powerhouse touring band Red Molly and can also be found playing and recording with many other artists in and around NYC. He has performed well over 4,000 gigs and has now added home recording to his arsenal.
"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