Profile (Jan Akkerman album)

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Studio album by Jan Akkerman
Released 1973
Recorded 1972
Genre Rock, Instrumental rock, Classical guitar, Lute, Blues
Length 37:34
Label BGO Records
Producer Tim Griek
Jan Akkerman chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Profile is a 1972 instrumental guitar and lute album by the Dutch guitarist Jan Akkerman.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fresh Air" (Jan Akkerman) – 19:55
    1. (a) Must Be My Land
    2. (b) Wrestling to Get Out
    3. (c) Back Again
    4. (d) This Fight
    5. (e) Fresh Air - Blue Notes for Listening
    6. (f) Water and Skies Are Telling Me
    7. (g) Happy Gabriel?
  2. "Kemp's Jig" (anonymous) – 1:34
  3. "Etude" (Matteo Carcassi) – 1:33
  4. "Blue Boy" (Jan Akkerman) – 2:26
  5. "Andante Sostenuto" (Anton Diabelli) – 4:09
  6. "Maybe Just A Dream" (Jan Akkerman) – 2:35
  7. "Minstrel/Farmers Dance" (Jan Akkerman) – 1:46
  8. "Stick" (Jan Akkerman) – 3:41


  • Jan Akkermanguitars, spanish guitar on "Andante Sostenuto", lute on "Kemp's Jig", "Etude" and "Minstrel/Farmers Dance", bass guitar on (e),(f),(g) part of "Fresh Air"
  • Pierre Van Der Linden – drums on all through of "Fresh Air," "Blue Boy," and "Maybe Just A Dream."
  • Bert Ruiter – bass guitar on (a) through (d) part of "Fresh Air," "Blue Boy," and "Maybe Just A Dream."
  • Ferry Maat – piano on "Stick"
  • Jaap Van Eyck – bass guitar on "Stick"
  • Frans Smit – drums on "Stick"


  1. ^ AllMusic Review by Franรงois Couture. "Profile - Jan Akkerman | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-07-30. 

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