Joseph Akins

Murfreesboro, TN, UNITED STATES

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Dr. Joseph Akins is a professor, pianist and composer, and has been deeply involved with music all his life. As a youth, he performed in his family’s country-rock band and toured with the pop-rock band Blaze. As a young adult, Joseph enrolled in college to study composition, electronic music and jazz piano eventually earning a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee and a Master’s degree from Radford University. Since that time, Joseph has sustained a career in music and higher education with the release of eight solo albums and the acquisition of a doctorate in education. Today, Joseph divides his time between being a musician and teaching music production as a tenured professor for the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University.


Peaceful Forest
2019, Electric Piano with Instrumentation

The Best of Joseph Akins
2018, Compilation - Piano