Eef Albers

Eef Albers, a Dutch guitarist, is a mysterious genius. He is widely recognized by musical experts as one the most talented improvising jazz-fusion guitarists in Europe. Born in 1951, he formed a trio with John Lee, Gerry Brown and later with Daryl Thompson. His first album, ‘Blue Capricorn’, was released in 1975. He played with Bo Stief and Rogier van Otterloo as well as Peter Herbolzheimer and Metropole Orkest. He was also a member of the Dutch Progrock band Focus with Philip Catherine. Albers’ unique style, which combines elements of jazz, rock and blues with classical music, made him one of the most beloved guitarists in The Netherlands. He performed with Jasper van’t Hof and Kraan as well as Ack van Rooyen and Stanley Clarke. Eef Albers meets often in the Netherlands with Karel Boehlee and Thijs van Leer. Thijs van Leer and Arno van Nieuwenhuize are also present. Stormvogel joined him at the Festival de Muzen 2007, and later took part in his epic jazzbarock project, ‘Atuatuca. from

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