Omar Akram’s latest interview appears in the Long Beach Post. “I’ve always been interested in instrumental music, but my style of writing and playing developed over time. I was very much influenced by the new age electronic masters like Jean Michel Jarre from France, Kitaro from Japan and Vangelis from Greece. In high school I stared listening to George Winston’s and David Lanz’s solo piano works. As time went on I tried mixing the two. What I also like about instrumental music is that there are no words, so it connects with many people from different cultures...”Read the full article to learn more about his influences and plans for the future.