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Jan Akkerman

Dutch guitarist (born 1946)

Jan Akkerman

Dutch guitarist (born 1946)
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birthday
24th
December, 1946
Birth Place
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Birth Sign
capricorn
Biography

Jan Akkerman (born 24 December 1946) is a Dutch guitarist. He first found international commercial success with the band Focus, which he co-founded with Thijs van Leer. After leaving Focus, he continued as a solo musician, adding jazz fusion influences.

instruments played
bass
drums
Guitar
keyboards
lute
Associated Acts

Friendship Sextet, Johnny and his Cellar Rockers, ZZ & the Maskers, The Hunters (Dutch band), Brainbox, Focus

Genres

Progressive rock, rock, blues, jazz fusion

Years Active

1958 present

Name

Jan Akkerman

Nationality

Netherlands

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