It’s official!! Worldwide acclaimed guitarist Jan Akkerman was handed the very first copy of his “The Complete Jan Akkerman Box” by Willem van Kooten in Volendam’s restaurant Smit Bokkum last week.

The contents of this unique 26 CD box set were handpicked by Jan Akkerman himself!

For over fifty years, Jan Akkerman has been one of Holland’s most respected guitarists. In addition to his leading role in the globally-acclaimed bands Focus and Brainbox, he has also worked with the likes of B.B. King, Charlie Byrd, Cozy Powell, Claus Ogerman and Ice-T.
On his solo projects, Akkerman let his creativity run free, combining rock, jazz, blues, classics and dance in his own distinctive style.
This box set brings together all of Jan Akkerman’s studio albums, his most important live recordings, his personal selection of Focus tracks and a CD of rare and previously unreleased tracks. In other words, the legacy of a singular and groundbreaking artist!

The Complete Jan Akkerman 26CD Box is now available at