Jan Akkerman, Portrait With Guitar

How one of the world's best guitarists survives in the world of pop music.
The film Jan Akkerman portrays the lifelong love between Akkerman and his guitar. In 1973, Jan Akkerman was named the best guitarist in the world by the leading British music magazine Melody Maker. We are now more than thirty years later. How has the guitarist fared in the rest of his turbulent life?

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Photo: Rens Plaschek, Arnhem.
Directed by: 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