Alex “Feather” Akimov (born May 28, 1986) is an Russian – American guitarist and composer.As an active musician for nearly ten years, he appeared on eleven studio albums in addition to collaborating with a wide variety of artists.Alex Feather Akimov started playing guitar when he was 11 years old. In 2006 Graduated from Gnessin State Musical College Moscow, Russia got a BA degree in Classical guitar, Jazz guitar, composition September 2006 moved to Los Angeles, California to study at Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music where he was learning from great teachers such as Frank Gambale , Steve Fister, Greg Howe and many others. After graduating Los Angeles Music Academy in 2008 Alex started working as a full time musician.In 2008 Alex was hired to work with nationally touring band Ziv.Alex appeared on two records “Fearless” and “Paper & Sound” CD “Fearless” become best Independent record of the year Melodic.net, performed more than a hundred shows around the US. After quitting Ziv in 2010 Alex started working with a famous Russian artist 3 times (Russian) Grammy Award winner Irene Nelson.Irene’s music video for debut single “Sunrise” aired on “MTV Russia” and “Muz-Tv,” “Sunrise” charted in the Billboard Dance Charts.
Debut single “All About The Rain” was released in November 2010 Produced by Alex Feather Akimov/Brian Duffy/Brian Garcia. New single “Search” Ft Greg Howe is a collaboration of Alex with a guitar virtuoso Greg Howe was released in March 2011. In February 2012 third single "Beautiful Lani" FT Frank Gambale has been released on iTunes.