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Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady to be honored at two GRAMMY events

Submitted by Cash Edwards M… on Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:03 am

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, aka Hot Tuna and founding members of Jefferson Airplane, will perform two of their Jefferson Airplane hits on the GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®, a special being filmed for the landmark “Great Performances” series on PBS on Saturday, April 23. The following day the GRAMMY Museum welcomes Jorma and Jack to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation on their esteemed career.

Sunshine Music & Blues Festival 2014 | Review & Photos

Submitted by Lindsay Paris on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:34 pm

Boca Raton hosted the Sunshine Music and Blues Festival on Saturday, Jan. 18, pulling people of all different ages together to enjoy a beautiful Saturday filled with sunshine and soul. In the middle of a shopping plaza filled with vacationers, retirees and homegrown Floridians lies Mizner Park Amphitheater, a small venue perfect for a casual winter day with some beautiful souls.

Hot Tuna Acoustic Ft. Steve Kimock | Boulder Theater | Review

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 3:45 pm

Few musical journeys span as long and varied as Jorma and Jack's. As pioneers of the premier San Francisco electric sound with Jefferson Airplane, something else much bigger was meant to spawn and thrive for decades to come. Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady have held the foundations of their lifelong band and partnership Hot Tuna together for over forty-three years.

Jorma Kaukonen & G.E. Smith | The Great American Music Hall

Submitted by robert on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 12:57 am

It was Jorma Kaukonen’s big San Francisco homecoming on his current tour with G.E. Smith. Kaukonen, who grew up to be an accomplished guitar player in Washington D.C., moved to San Francisco just in time for the psychedelic rock of the sixties, and was one of the founding members of Jefferson Airplane; San Francisco’s golden fleece of psychedelic rock in the 60s. Since Jefferson Airplane, Kaukonen’s career has taken a far left turn in another direction.

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