A blog by Jorma Kaukonen

Of Felines, Football & Sunrises


Saturday started with a trip to Lahaina for breakfast and of course I took yet another close up of the Banyan Tree. Our plans were to take the ferry to Lanai and visit the cat sanctuary.

Personally, I don’t think I would like to live on an island… too confining… but to be here when it’s winter in Ohio and to, in some way, make this a ‘work’ trip… how good does it have to get.

Izze loves kitties… we have ...
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A Broadblasting From Jorma Mercantile


OK folks… a lovely Fall day here at Hillside Farm… a little rain, but in the 50’s. Our new cat, Weasley, is having breakfast with our trusted main cat, Zammy… Maverick, Dog Of Destiny, is still sleeping… Vanessa is opening a pomegranate… good times.

I’ve never done a live streaming lesson before but David Wolff talked me into it. (It wasn’t too hard) Check it folks:

Dear Students & Prospective Students of BreakDownWay.com,

We had a fantastic response to our request to ...
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Beautiful Week For FPR On The Road


Just a short note as I get ready for breakfast here by Mission Bay. Indeed, we have a full house this week for our second session here in San Diego. Considering how cold things are at home in Ohio this week, this is indeed a nice place to be… although, of course, weather notwithstanding, there’s no place like home. Of course for this session of the Fur Peace Ranch On The Road we have Barry Mitterhoff, Marjorie Thompson and ...
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Lawyerpalooza In San Diego


So yesterday morning while walking on Ocean Beach I saw this Ural rig and the owner kindly let me sit on it and have my picture taken… I may have to get one of these.

Anyway, my pal Marc Shechter’s law firm, Butterfield and Schechter just celebrated their fifteenth anniversary and Marc asked me to pick a few tunes ate the fete which I was more than happy to do.

Here is a list of those tunes, not necessarily in that ...
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From Boulton To Breakdownway.com


Night before last, Barry Mitterhoffand I played the YMCA Boulton Center in Bay Shore, N.Y. We’ve done this place before and we love it… a lot. The other night was no exception… and we played a darn good show, if I do say so myself. Here is our set list:

Jorma Kaukonen And Barry Mitterhoff 20, 2012
Y.M.C.A. Boulton Center For The Performing Arts
Bayshore, New York
Sunday, October 14, 2012

First Set:
1. I See The Light
2. Dime For Beer
3. Hesitation Blues
4. Mama Let Me Lay It On You
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