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Jan Akkerman
Self titled solo album from 1977. German pressing.

Year:  1977
Media:  Vinyl LP
Label: Atlantic
Release no: ATL 50 420
Manufactured: Germany

Musicians: Jan Akkerman (guitars)
Joachim Kühn (keyboards)
Cees van der Laarse (bass)
Bruno Castellucci (drums)
Pierre van der Linden (drums) on "Floatin"
Neppie Noya (percussion)
Michael Gibbs (strings and flutes arr.)
Producer: Richard DeBois
Engineer: Jan Schuurman
Studio: Soundpush Studios, Blaricum, Holland

Jan Akkerman
Jan Akkerman's self-titled album, was recorded in the same period as 'Eli', but is completely instrumental. Most of the tracks were recorded during the same sessions as the 'Eli' album recordings in 1976.

His band featured Joachim Kühn on keyboards, Cees van der Laarse on bass and Bruno Castellucci on drums. The percussionist was Neppie Noya. Compared to 'Eli', this album contained more solo-guitar playing and put him in the spotlights with tracks like 'Crackers', 'Pavane' and 'Skydancer'. All tracks featured the Michael Gibbs Orchestra in the orchestral background.

Tracks: Side 1
Angel watch

Side 2
Gate to Europe

Unique identifier: 247

Sorting code: 002-33-1977-jan_akkerman-1977