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Jan Akkerman (born 24 December 1946) is a Dutch guitarist and lutenist. In 1973 Akkerman was chosen Best Guitarist Of The World by the readers of the UK magazine Melody Maker. In the 1970s, with Thijs van Leer he formed the core of the Dutch symphonic rock band Focus.

Akkerman was born in the 'de Jordaan' area of Amsterdam, the son of a scrap iron trader. At age five he took guitar lessons and, at the age of fourteen, his… read more

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    >> Also check out [artist]Jan Akkerman & Kaz Lux[/artist] :-))
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    Jan Akkermann,guitarrista da maior banda jazz-progressiva da Holanda,junto com Thjs Van Leer criou o FOCUS! Seus discos solo são estupendos,principalmente o Profile.Me procura no facebook,sou Louis Clark.Me solicita que mando o CD dele.Ou outros MILHARES que tenho.Como Yes,Gentle Giant,Atomic Rooster,Deep Purple,Led Zeppelin,Black Oak Arkansas,Eric Clapton,Blind Faith,Ten Years After,etc....
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    great guitar player.... for you, Sol y Sombra (Short Version) Free Download :-) Labelpage: Artistpage: Greetings from Tott Di
  • Avatar for Theeboon
    Ik luister nu pas voor 't eerst naar 'Fresh Air'... Wat de fuk!
  • Avatar for Steelpancake
    Die akkerman! Kan der wat van!
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    Fantastisch in Zeist :)
  • Avatar for odinsacolyte
    One of the best guitarists who has ever breathed.
  • Avatar for rocknrollmitch
    Jan Akkerman was super in Sittard!!!!! : )

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