Rene Akan : guitar

Rene Akan

Rene Akan

Working with loops, delays, harmonizers and whammy sounds, Greg Tate has referred to Rene Akan’s sound as,”guitar set on stun”.
Since appearing on the Black Rock Coalition scene with Felice Rosser’s Faith, Akan has played with Vernon Reid, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Nona Hendrix, HR (of Bad Brains), Joey Ramone, P-Funk and Ultra Nate, among others.
A study of music theory at Hunter College complimented his private studies with jazz great, Bern Nix; rock guitarist, John Berenzy; and recording artist, Kelvin Bell.