JAN AKKERMAN

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A musician of nearly legendary prowess, Jan Akkerman for a time eclipsed Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, and Jeff Beck among reader polls in England as the top guitarist in the world. Akkerman was born in Amsterdam, Holland, and showed his musical inclinations early, taking up the guitar while still in grade school. His taste and interests were extraordinarily wide-ranging, from pop/rock to classical, with room for blues, Latin, and other influences. He joined his first band, Johnny & His Cellar Rockers, in 1958, at age 11, which included his boyhood friend Pierre van der Linden on drums. Later on, the two were members of the Hunters, an instrumental group whose sound was heavily influenced by that of the Shadows. He acquired a special interest in the lute while on a visit to England during the mid-'60s, during which he saw a performance by legendary classical guitarist Julian Bream, whose repertoire read more...
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Close BeautyClose Beauty
Music Theories 2019
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AranjuezAranjuez
Bgo - Beat Goes on 2008
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Wounded Bird Records 2010
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Complete Jan AkkermanComplete Jan Akkerman
Red Bullet 2018
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Jan Akkerman: Remastered & Expanded EditionJan Akkerman: Remastered & Expanded Edition
Esoteric 2016
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Tabernakel / Eli (With Kaz Lux)Tabernakel / Eli (With Kaz Lux)
Beat Goes on 2015
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Golden Years Of Dutch Pop Music / Solo & GroupsGolden Years Of Dutch Pop Music / Solo & Groups
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JAN AKKERMAN Talent For Sale (aka Guitar For Sale) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Talent For Sale (aka Guitar For Sale)
RnB 1968
JAN AKKERMAN Profile album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Profile
Jazz Related Rock 1972
JAN AKKERMAN Tabernakel album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tabernakel
Third Stream 1973
JAN AKKERMAN Jan Akkerman & Kaz Lux ‎: Eli album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jan Akkerman & Kaz Lux ‎: Eli
Jazz Related Rock 1976
JAN AKKERMAN Jan Akkerman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jan Akkerman
Fusion 1977
JAN AKKERMAN Jan Akkerman & Claus Ogerman ‎: Aranjuez album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jan Akkerman & Claus Ogerman ‎: Aranjuez
Third Stream 1978
JAN AKKERMAN Jan Akkerman 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jan Akkerman 3
RnB 1979
JAN AKKERMAN Jan Akkerman & Kaz Lux ‎:Transparental album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jan Akkerman & Kaz Lux ‎:Transparental
Jazz Related Rock 1980
JAN AKKERMAN Oil In The Family album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oil In The Family
RnB 1981
JAN AKKERMAN It Could Happen To You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It Could Happen To You
RnB 1982
JAN AKKERMAN Pleasure Point album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pleasure Point
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1982
JAN AKKERMAN Can't Stand Noise album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Can't Stand Noise
Fusion 1983
JAN AKKERMAN From The Basement album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From The Basement
Jazz Related Rock 1984
JAN AKKERMAN Jan Akkerman & Thijs Van Leer ‎: Focus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jan Akkerman & Thijs Van Leer ‎: Focus
Jazz Related Rock 1985
JAN AKKERMAN The Complete Guitarist album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Guitarist
Jazz Related Rock 1986
JAN AKKERMAN Heartware album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Heartware
Jazz Related Rock 1987
JAN AKKERMAN The Noise Of Art album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Noise Of Art
Jazz Related Rock 1990
JAN AKKERMAN Puccini's Cafe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Puccini's Cafe
RnB 1993
JAN AKKERMAN Blues Hearts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues Hearts
RnB 1994
JAN AKKERMAN Focus In Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Focus In Time
Third Stream 1996
JAN AKKERMAN Passion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Passion
Third Stream 1999
JAN AKKERMAN C.U. album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
C.U.
RnB 2003
JAN AKKERMAN A Real Elegant Gypsy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Real Elegant Gypsy
Jazz Related Rock 2005
JAN AKKERMAN Minor Details album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Minor Details
RnB 2011
JAN AKKERMAN Close Beauty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Close Beauty
Fusion 2019

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JAN AKKERMAN Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live
Fusion 1978
JAN AKKERMAN I'm In The Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'm In The Mood
Jazz Related Rock 2003
JAN AKKERMAN 10.000 Clowns On A Rainy Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
10.000 Clowns On A Rainy Day
Jazz Related Rock 2004
JAN AKKERMAN C.U.2 Jan Akkerman Band Live in Tokyo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
C.U.2 Jan Akkerman Band Live in Tokyo
Jazz Related Rock 2007
JAN AKKERMAN Live In Concert - The Hague 2007 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Concert - The Hague 2007
Jazz Related Rock 2008

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JAN AKKERMAN A Phenomenon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Phenomenon
Jazz Related Rock 1979
JAN AKKERMAN The Best Of Jan Akkerman And Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best Of Jan Akkerman And Friends
Jazz Related Rock 1980
JAN AKKERMAN A Talent's Profile album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Talent's Profile
Jazz Related Rock 1988
JAN AKKERMAN 50 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
50
Jazz Related Rock 1996

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