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ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Jorma Kaukonen: Been So Long - My Life & Music

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Been So Long: My Life & Music
Jorma Kaukonen
368 Pages
ISBN: # 978-1250125484
St. Martin's Press
2018

Anyone who reads Jorma Kaukonen's memoir Been So Long is bound to be surprised. But what the venerable musician recounts in My Life and Music may startle fans and followers most ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Electric Hot Tuna at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center

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Electric Hot Tuna
Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
Stowe, Vermont
November 22, 2016

Guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and bassist Jack Casady deserve to be playing venues such as Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center. Like The Egg in Albany, The Beacon in New York and the Fairfield Theater in Connecticut, this ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Michael William Gilbert: I Can See From Here

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If the NPR radio show, Hearts of Space, were hipper and less ambient, it would fall over itself playing Michael William Gilbert's I Can See From Here. The recording is a 14-part suite, made up of Gilbert compositions synthetically prepared by the composer. Gilbert plays all instruments--that is, synthesizer, computer samples and loops, as well as ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Charlie Musselwhite Celebrates New Release with Performances in Wilmington & Sellersville

Charlie Musselwhite Celebrates New Release with Performances in Wilmington & Sellersville

Harmonicist/vocalist/songwriter/guitarist Charlie Musselwhite will give live performances at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington on Sunday, February 13 and at the Sellersville Theatre in Sellersville on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, playing as part of “Hot Tuna Blues on Tour" featuring Musselwhite along with Hot Tuna (Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady and Jim Lauderdale. Musselwhite will be performing ...

Jorma Kaukonen: River of Time

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Jorma Kaukonen's revival of his partnership with Jack Casady of Hot Tuna over the last decade has also inspired him as a solo musician. The guitarist/vocalist/composer has produced the Grammy-nominated Blue Country Heart (Columbia, 2002) as well as the splendid Stars in my Crown (Red House, 2007). River of Time is an even more heartfelt and ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Jorma Kaukonen Ex-Jefferson Airplane Guitarist Still Flies High

Jorma Kaukonen Ex-Jefferson Airplane Guitarist Still Flies High

Jorma Kaukonen has left the psychedelic '60s behind him. “The ’60s were a long time ago,” Kaukonen says.

“You just can’t go backward. The arrow of time only goes in one direction.” Kaukonen has a new album, River of Time

Even though his guitar helped Jefferson Airplane soar with the San Francisco Sound on ...

Jorma Kaukonen: Stars In My Crown

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Listening to this studio recording of Jorma Kaukonen's , it's well to remember that he was a devout student of country blues when, back in the 1960s, he enlisted in the ranks of psychedelic radical icon group, Jefferson Airplane (whose name was parodied from blues artist, “Blind Lemon Jefferson).

Stars In My Crown extends ...