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.