Album Details

Jan Akkerman
Jan Akkerman

1977
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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.

Year
1977
Label
Atlantic
Manufactured
Germany
Media
Vinyl LP
Release No.
ATL 50 420
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
Tracks
Side 1
Crackers
Angel watch
Pavane

Side 2
Streetwalker
Skydancer
Floatin'
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