Jorma Kaukonen

From Triumphs to Tuna, guitarist Jorma Kaukonen is musical journeyman

You know Jorma Kaukonen for shaping the San Francisco sound with Jefferson Airplane. But that is just one of many achievements on the guitarist’s resumé .

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