Jorma Kaukonen: A Major Figure in Rock, Blues and Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar

Although not really a jazz musician there are few guitarists that stand as tall in late 20th Century music as Jorma Kaukonen. A founder of both the Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna he has been tremendously influential in electric rock … Continue reading

Eric Hofbauer: Deconstructing Modern Classics and Free Improvisation

Prehistoric Jazz is what Eric Hofbauer calls his deconstructions of modern classical music as he transmogrifies it into jazz. He is not content to simply reharmonize and jazzify the pieces that he chooses he reassembles themĀ  from their DNA as … Continue reading