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A collection of demos and outtakes, originally published on (and saved from) the early "Akkernet" website. (CDR)

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A collection of demos and outtakes, originally published on (and saved from) the early "Akkernet" website. (CDR)

Hold on I'm coming
Jan's second set at Blues Route '97 was in some ways a return to basics, and this Sam & Dave track is one which Jan played with The Hunters back in the sixties.

Brandenburger Concerto No.2 i F Major
Another excerpt from Jan's brilliant arrangement of the Bach masterpiece.

Testorocker
Described by Jan as "like Saudade on Testosterone" this is a great jazz-rock workout.

Acid Bach
An outtake from "Focus in time", this version almost made it onto the album. Jan called "I'll find my own way home" "Acid Bach" and this original track preserves hus lightning fingerwork while developing a rousing triumphal theme. Here it is preceded by Jan's original track for "Leading me there".

Off the garage wall
This is the long jam that leads up to the piece called "Introduction". Freddy Cavalli on bass, Giovanni on ultimate fretburn - get ready to rock!

Bonnaville
Originally off "Noise of Art" and a highlight of the stage show, this version features the great Pierre van der Linden and recorded at Blues Route '97, Utrecht 19.04.97.

Focus III
A cold night in Utrecht considerably warmed up by this stellar version of the Focus theme, all the more nostalgic for the occupier of chez drums, Van der Linden returned to the stage with Jan after a gap of seven years. (Blues Route '97, 19.04.97)

Am I losing you
It was vocalist Jacques Kloes who suggested to Jan that he might consider using a Cate Brothers song, once performed by Coco Montoya and Sherman Robertson. It was fitting, therefore, that Jacques sang this tune with Jan in Utrecht.

Summertime
There was something decidely retro about the second night at Blues Route, and this piece brought back memories of Brainbox but with a distingtly Latin feel.

Anonymus (edit 2)
A longer edit from the vintage set at the Isle of Texel, Holland.


Tracks: Hold on I'm coming
Brandenburger Concerto No.2 in F Major
Testorocker
Acid Bach
Off the garage wall
Bonnaville
Focus III
Am I losing you
Summertime
Anonymus


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