Focus is a Dutch group were Classic (Thijs van Leer) meets fusion (Jan Akkerman) After a very succesfull period Van Leer and Akkerman disagreed about the style of music and split-up. Thijs van Leer made some succesfull classic-flute CD-s.
While Jan Akkerman , who was previously a member of Brainbox, made solo recordings leading to a reputation as perhaps the greatest Dutch fusion guitar player. The band also had Bert Ruiter during this time who was later a member of Earth and Fire.
Focus continues to release new albums on a regular basis.