Jorma Kaukonen

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Birthday
23, 1940
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Guitarist with the psychedelic rock pioneers Jefferson Airplane and its spinoff band, Hot Tuna.

Before Fame

He spent time in the Philippines and moved around a lot because of his father's career.

Trivia

Rolling Stone Magazine named him one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time, as well as the sixteenth greatest acoustic guitarist.

Family Life

His grandparents were Finnish on his father's side and Russian-Jewish on his mother's.

Associated With

He started out in the same Bay Area folk music movement that produced Janis Joplin.

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