|Birth name||John William Casady|
|Born||April 13, 1944|
Washington, D.C., US
|Instruments||Bass guitar, vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion|
|Associated acts||Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, Moonalice, Jimi Hendrix, SVT, Roky Erickson|
|Fender Jazz Bass, modified with addition of a Fender Precision Bass pickup at the base of the neck (1962-1967)|
Guild Starfire II (1967-1972)
Alembic No . 001 "Mission Control" (1972-1975)
Fender Precision Bass (clone?) w/Modulus graphite neck (SVT/Yanks)
Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass (1998-present)
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.
References[change | change source]
- 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 websites[change | change source]
Media related to Jack Casady at Wikimedia Commons