Jack Casady

American bass guitarist

John William "Jack" Casady (born April 13, 1944) is an American musician. He is called one of the popular bass guitarists of the rock music era. He is best known as a member of Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna. He was born in Washington, D.C.. He became the bass player for Jefferson Airplane with lead guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and Paul Kantner.[1]

Jack Casady
Casady playing on his signature bass with Hot Tuna in 2005.
Casady playing on his signature bass with Hot Tuna in 2005.
Background information
Birth nameJohn William Casady
Born (1944-04-13) April 13, 1944 (age 77)
Washington, D.C., US
GenresRock, blues
InstrumentsBass guitar, vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion
Years active1964–present
Associated actsJefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, Moonalice, Jimi Hendrix, SVT, Roky Erickson
Websitewww.jackcasady.com (requires flash)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Tamarkin, Jeff (2003). Got a Revolution!: The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane. Atria Books. ISBN 978-0-671-03403-0. Retrieved 2012-12-23.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Jack Casady at Wikimedia Commons