Karel C. AnconaSpecial to the Nevada Appeal

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September 26, 2012
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Rock hall of famer to play High Sierra

At the age of 14, years after requisite piano lessons — and discovering he didn’t like the discipline required — Jorma Kaukonen discovered guitar and found it was his instrument.The now Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, founding member of iconic rock band The Jefferson Airplane and of the long-touring band Hot Tuna and legendary guitarist in his own right, plays High Sierra Brewing Company, at 8 p.m. Oct. 18.One of the most prolific musicians to come out of the 1960s Jorma, whether playing with others or solo, does so because he’s “not trained for any other gainful employment,” …

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