For over fifty years, Jan Akkerman (b. 1946) has been one of Holland’s most respected guitarists. In addition to his leading role in the globally acclaimed bands like The Hunters, Brainbox, Focus and collaborated with many local and international artists, in his solo projects, Akkerman has combined rock, jazz, blues, classical music and dance in his own distinctive style.
Throughout his respected career, Akkerman has appeared on worldwide stages. Besides several gigs at the Montreux Jazz Festival, the North Sea Jazz Festival, he has played on countless tours around theatres and various stages, also performing far beyond Europe in countries/comtinents like Japan, Russia, Syria, North & South America and Australia.