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Jan Akkerman

Jan Akkerman
Country
Netherlands
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Jan Akkerman (born 24 December 1946) is a Dutch guitarist. Akkerman is a distinctive guitar player, constantly experimenting with new equipment and guitars. After coming to worldwide attention as a member of Focus, he has had a long and creative solo career.
Website
http://janakkerman.com
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Releases on file (18)
Jan Akkerman — Close Beauty Jan Akkerman — Close Beauty
((Not on label) no#, 2019, CD / LP / DL)
Jan Akkerman — 10,000 Clowns on a Rainy Day Jan Akkerman — 10,000 Clowns on a Rainy Day
(Superior SU 29506 , 2004, 2CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Jan Akkerman — Heartware Jan Akkerman — Heartware
(Pseudonym CDP-1057-DD, 1987/1998, CD)
Jan Akkerman & Thijs van Leer — Focus Jan Akkerman & Thijs van Leer — Focus
(Vertigo 824 524-2, 1985, CD)
Jan Akkerman — From the Basement Jan Akkerman — From the Basement
(Hux Records HUXCD01, 1984/2006, CD)
Jan Akkerman — Pleasure Point Jan Akkerman — Pleasure Point
(Hux Records HUX 011, 1982/1998, CD)
Focus — Ship of Memories Focus — Ship of Memories
(Red Bullet 6619, 1976/2001, CD)
Focus — Mother Focus Focus — Mother Focus
(Red Bullet RB 66.192, 1975/2001, CD)
Focus — Hamburger Concerto Focus — Hamburger Concerto
(Red Bullet RB 66.191, 1974/2001, CD)
Focus — Live at the Rainbow Focus — Live at the Rainbow
(Red Bullet BV RB 66.190, 1973/2001, CD)
Jan Akkerman — Tabernakel Jan Akkerman — Tabernakel
(Wounded Bird WOU-7032, 1973/2001, CD)
Peter Banks — Two Sides of Peter Banks Peter Banks — Two Sides of Peter Banks
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2165, 1973/2009, CD)
Focus — Focus 3 Focus — Focus 3
(Red Bullet RB 66.189, 1972/2001, CD)
Brainbox — Mythology Brainbox — Mythology
(Centertainment, 1972/2013, 3CD)
Focus — Moving Waves (AKA Focus II) Focus — Moving Waves (AKA Focus II)
(Red Bullet RB 66.188, 1971/2001, CD)
Focus — In and Out of Focus (AKA Focus Plays Focus) Focus — In and Out of Focus (AKA Focus Plays Focus)
(Red Bullet RB 66.187, 1970/2001, CD)
Brainbox — Brainbox Brainbox — Brainbox
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2241, 1969/2011, CD)

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