Jorma Kaukonen

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Exemplifying more stateliness and grace than ever while still demonstrating the raucousness and instrumental power to bust open a barn door, Hot Tuna with Steve Kimock in tow wonderfully raged for three hours in Sacramento on September 4. The show, presented along with the rest of the current tour as “Electric Hot Tuna,” personified their status as one of the all-time best full-throttle power-blues/rock trios to have ever plugged in.

On August 28th, St. Martin’s Press released the long-awaited autobiography from iconic musician Jorma Kaukonen. Whether you’re familiar with Jorma as lead guitarist of the seminal San Francisco rock band Jefferson Airplane, the beloved American-roots act Hot Tuna, or the founder of Fur Peace Ranch is Southeast Ohio, his previously untold story is both moving and exhilarating.

Our BEEN SO LONG book giveaway has closed! The winners have all been tagged but are listed below. If you missed out on winning a free copy but would love to read it, the book just came out today! Please show Jorma your love and support by purchasing a copy and talking about the book on social media. For information on where to buy the book, please visit: BeenSoLongBook.com

List of winners:

David Busker 

Thomas Brindise

Brian R Harris

Susan Marshall

Todd Kurzweil

Electric Hot Tuna's music is unique, an expression of Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady's individual personalities who forge their improvisational sounds with a feeling of significance into a dynamic event. Their electric sound is complete with the addition of drummer Justin Guip,* whose "emphatic yet fluid timekeeping is a true complement." Starting August 25, Steve Kimock, the blazing psychedelic guitarist versatile enough to touch almost all aspects of American music, will join Hot Tuna on tour.

Ask you mothers and wives along to roam the forest, walk the labyrinth, explore the Psylodelic Museum or simply relax in the warm spring air in Southeast Ohio. It’s a beautiful time of year at the Fur Peace Ranch! Or…. send them to a spa and come to the Fur Peace Ranch May 11-14. It’s a musical adventure that includes the whole family or not!

Always in the groove from their years of experience and mutual inspiration. Hot Tuna will be on tour and teaching at the Fur Peace Ranch this Winter and Spring.

Started as a side project during Jefferson Airplane days, the constant, the very definition of Hot Tuna, has always been Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady. From the ‘Sixties Evolution to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the two boyhood pals have never wavered in one of the most enduring friendships in Rock history.

Hot Tuna | Red Rocks Amphitheatre | 7/30/17

Hot Tuna, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, perform with a well-honed and solid power – always in the groove from their years of experience and mutual inspiration.  From their days playing together as teenagers in the Washington, DC area, through years of inventive Psychedelic rock in San Francisco (1996 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, 2016 GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients), to their acoustic and electric blues sound, no one has more consistently led American music for the last 50 years than Jorma Ka

For more than four decades, Hot Tuna, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, have played, toured, and recorded some of the best and most memorable acoustic and electric music ever.

The Fur Peace Ranch offers music and art set in the natural beauty of Meigs County. Conceived in 1989 by Jorma & Vanessa Kaukonen, nestled in the rolling foothills of Southeast Ohio, the Fur Peace Ranch offers weekend music workshops with renowned musicians, Saturday night concerts, Arts and Crafts festivals, the Psylodelic Gallery and the Pho Peace Restaurant.

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