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Chris Smither - 100% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Blues Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 November 1944, Miami, Florida, USA. Smither’s smooth, lyrical guitar style encompasses elements of folk, blues, country and rock (Bonnie Raitt calls him ‘her Eric Clapton’), and he plays in a fluid, busy style that is as breathtaking as it is effortless. His voice is another asset, capable of sounding soft one minute and gruff the next.

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The Apache Relay - 55% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Felice Brothers - 42% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed by Ian Felice (vocals), Simone Felice (drums) and James Felice (guitar), the oldest brothers in a family of seven children raised alongside the Hudson River in upstate New York, the Felice Brothers emerged in the mid-00s with a sound rooted in the country rock scene of the early 70s. The brothers learned their trade playing on the streets of New York, although drummer Si Read more

Justin Townes Earle - 40% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Giant Sand - 32% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed by singer-songwriter Howe Gelb (vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards) in his home town of Tucson, Arizona, USA, in 1980 with Rainer (Rainer Ptacek, 7 June 1951, East Berlin, Germany, d. 12 November 1997, Tucson, Arizona, USA; guitar) and Billy Sed (drums). This line-up recorded a four-track EP as Giant Sandworms on a local label before departing for New York, where Sed Read more

The Milk Carton Kids - 30% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
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Brendan Benson - 29% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Detroit, Michigan, USA. This multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter settled in Los Angeles, California during the early 90s. It was on the west coast that Benson began demoing original compositions, and through a mutual acquaintance, became good friends with another power pop aficionado, Jason Falkner (ex-Jellyfish and solo recording artist). Benson and Falkner began collab Read more

Langhorne Slim - 29% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
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Dawes - 28% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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The Avett Brothers - 20% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
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Townes Van Zandt - 20% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Townes Van Zandt, 7 March 1944, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, d. 1 January 1997, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, USA. A country and folk blues singer and guitarist, Van Zandt was a native Texan and great-grandson of one of the original settlers who founded Fort Worth in the mid-nineteenth century. The son of a prominent oil family, Van Zandt turned his back on financial security to pu Read more

Hot Tuna - 19% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Blues Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US band was formed by two members of the Jefferson Airplane, Jack Casady (John William Casady, 13 April 1944, Washington, DC, USA; bass) and Jorma Kaukonen (b. 23 December 1940, Washington, DC, USA; guitar/vocals). The band evolved as a part-time extension of the Jefferson Airplane with Kaukonen and Casady utilizing the services of colleagues Paul Kantner (guitar) and S Read more

Michael Hurley - 18% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 December 1941, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA. Hurley began playing guitar at the age of 13 and subsequently led an itinerant lifestyle until gravitating to the folk enclave at New York’s Greenwich Village. An accomplished performer and songwriter, he was about to secure a major recording contract when a combination of hepatitis and mononucleosis led to a lengthy sp Read more

Megafaun - 17% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Sam Amidon - 16% match to Jorma Kaukonen

Genres: Folk
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