TARIQH AKONI -EXPANDING GENRES

SOME MUSICIANS REALLY LIKE to work. Take guitarist Tariqh Akoni: In his career to date, he’s performed with artists as diverse as Chaka Khan, LeAnn Rimes, George Duke, the Backstreet Boys, Whitney Houston, and Tom Scott. He’s played in the house band on American Idol, appeared on Saturday Night Live with Christina Aguilera, and recorded with Smokey Robinson.

Under New Ownership

Grocery pros Mike and Roxy Lawler take over Montecito Village Grocery and have big plans to bring in new products, new people, and a fresh take on shopping in the 93108

Tariqh Akoni on Getting the Gig

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You Make My World Rock

On February 6, 2016, I attended David Bowie: A Musical Tribute held at the Plaza Playhouse Theater in Carpinteria, California. This was a benefit for The Young & Brave Foundation, which helps children and young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer and their families.

Tariqh Akoni

Tariqh Akoni ’91, a session guitarist and songwriter based in Los Angeles, California, is the musical director for multiplatinum recording artist Josh Groban and has toured or recorded alongside artists as diverse as Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Elton John, George Duke, Herbie Hancock, and Bette Midler.

Guitarist Tariqh Akoni Uses Eventide’s Eclipse On the Road

Los Angeles guitarist Tariqh Akoni has worked with Platinum-selling artists who make it a point to get rich and luscious guitar tone in their music; in turn, Tariqh relies on the powerful Eventide Ec Los Angeles guitarist Tariqh Akoni has worked with Platinum-selling artists who make it a point to get rich and luscious guitar tone in their music; in turn, Tariqh relies on the powerful Eventide Eclipse™ processor to get his signature sound.