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Danney Alkana


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Danney Alkana, a skilled guitar player from Southern California, put down his
axe in 1981 when his band broke up. Fourteen years go by, and Alkana is
working part time in a music store. A customer begs him to play one day,
which suddenly rekindles his love of making music once again. Brought
together with Lee Smith from Four Winds Records, Alkana is encouraged to
record a totally unique and demanding project… a rock set of songs by

classical composers. The result is Rock the Bach; an amazing ten tracks that
will lift your spirits, blending virtuoso guitar with the time tested
melodies and intricate orchestration of Beethoven, Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach, and
more. The multi talented Alkana produces the album, and also provides all
the instrumentation, mixing his guitars with an electric orchestra ranging
from synthesized woodwinds and brass to strings, pipe organ, and drums.

A classical music lover, and musician from a young age, Danney sees the
Baroque period of composing as a heavy influence on his music. He is
inspired by all aspects of that time… “I started playing piano at four
years old, and I loved playing classical. After that, the Beatles came along,
and I got heavy into drums. Then I kind of got lost in pop music. I never
forgot classical music, though. It’s just something that’s part of me,
especially the Baroque era. The clothing, everything really fascinates me.”
His respect for art and the meaning of art is a testament to his experimental


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  • Anti5os

    too underrated, i cant believe this >.< only 4000 scrobbles WTF [4]

    31 Aug 2010 Reply
  • r4ffz

    too underrated, i cant believe this >.< only 4000 scrobbles WTF [3]

    5 May 2010 Reply
  • priedits

    too underrated, i cant believe this >.< only 4000 scrobbles WTF.[2]

    17 Mar 2010 Reply
  • jayakiran

    too underrated, i cant believe this >.< only 4000 scrobbles WTF.

    15 Feb 2010 Reply
  • Z-Unknown-Boy

    Awesome Music \m/

    28 Jan 2010 Reply
  • priedits

    he is so fucking underrated.

    19 Sep 2009 Reply

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