Jan Akkerman, portrait with guitar

How one of the world´s most well-known guitarists survives in the world of pop.

De film Jan Akkerman portrays the life/long love between Akkerman and his guitar. Jan Akkerman was proclaimed best guitarist in the world by the British music-magazine Melody Maker in 1973. Over forty years have passed since then, how did the rest of the guitarist’s turbulent go? The film premiered in Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam.

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Photo: Rens Plaschek, Arnhem.
Director: Hans Hylkema
Camera: Kester Dixon, Paul van den Bos
Sound: Erik Langhout
Production: Lies Janssen, Anne van der Pol, Judith Paauw
Producer: René Mendel
In collaboration with the NPS