Dennis M. Atkinson or Sixxplayya as he is called is the up and coming that is taking the music world by storm. Based in Washington, DC this multi-talented Guitarist / Vocalist is getting national and International attention with his genre bending abilities.


He began his Professional career as a song writer in the mid eighties when he was discovered by Monty Seward then a Staff Producer for SBK Records, Now CEO of Kulara Records/Omni-Tech & Media Service in Temecula, CA. Sixx has since held the position of staff writer/producer with Starry Eyes Studios Mentored by Producer/Guitarist Alvin White, and with Bouk2bouk studio's.
He is becoming one of the most sought after Guitarist in the Washington, Metropolitan area due to his being well-versed in a variety of dance styles.. Pop/Top-40, Motown, Soul, R&B,Country, Funk & Disco classics along with "dinner set" material including duets, ballads & popular jazz standards and for his ability to get the job done quickly.
His resume includes performances with a who's who of modern music like the Legendary Drifters, Gospel artists Angela Bell and Rene Adams(Richard Smallwood & Vision), Angela Steele, Johnny Steele and Gospel-Jazz Saxophonist Zedric Teague, Jazz groups like The Sean Geason Project, Soul Sponge, and Sounds of Incline. Go-Go acts like Lissen Da Grewp, The Publicity Band, Special Request, PC Groovers, R&B acts Radiant, Virtuous, Chyp Davis, The Vybe Band, Let it Flow, DC Unplugged, Blu Neffu, the Classic Rock Group Zipper, The Out of Town Blues Band ,the Wedding Band Marquise and the Legendary Drifters. He has shared the stage with luminaries like Guitarist Alvin White, Pianist Vince Evans, Bassist Doc Samba, and Acid Jazz Master Guitarist Ronny Jordan to name a few.
He is currently the Staff Guitarist for Bishop, Dr. John I. Little at Greater Deliverance Christian Center COGIC, and for Pastor Jonathan R. Adams at New Ephesians COGIC.
Sixx is one of the most humble and professional musicians that one could wish to work with.
He is a real musician for real music lovers.


The first single from Sixxplayya is called Help me. It's a soulful alternative song about navigating the path between Heaven and Hell, Fame and Obsucrity.

Set List

Jazz Standards
All of Me
All The Things You Are
As Time Goes By
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Fly Me To Th Moon
The Girl From Ipanema

Ask Me No Questions
Built For Comfort
Can't You Hear Me Talkin To You
Country Man
Down Home Blues
Grandma's Hands
I Ain't Givin Up On Love
Leave My Little Girl Alone
Merry Christmas Baby
Thrill Is Gone
Red House
Texas Flood
The Thrill Is Gone
Down Home Blues

Soul/ R&B/Motown
I Feel Good
Mustang Sally
Ain't too Proud To Beg
My Girl
In The Midnight Hour
What I Say
Under The Board Walk
Save The Last Dance For Me
Saturdaynight At The Movies
Up On The Roof
Magic Moment
Spanish Harlem
Stand By Me
There Goes My Baby
What's Going On
Heard It Thru The Grapevine
Dancing In The Streets
I Can't Help Myself
Just My Imagination
Let's Get it On
Ain't No Woman Like The One I Got
Mercy, Mercy , Me
Sarah Smile
Let's Stay Together

Dance / Disco
La Fre