An American rock musician, known for co-founding the psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane and its spin-off band Jefferson Starship.
Co founder and original member of 'JEFFERSON AIRPLANE' that formed in 1965, San Fransisco.
He led the group through the changes of members and name changes of the group up until 'Jefferson Starship'.
With Jefferson Starship the group used many other members such as Crosby, Stills and Nash, Gerry Garcia and other members from 'The Grateful Dead.
He and lead singer Grace Slick had a child 'China Kantner' who later appeared on MTV in the eighties.
In 1984, Kantner was the final original member to leave 'Jefferson Starship'.
Later Kantner took out legal action with the remaining members with the use of the name Jefferson. He would later win and the group went on as 'Starship'.
Kantner tours through out America and has since released many albums along with Grace Slick as well.
Kantner released his solo albums, noted.
SUNFIGHTER - 1971 - (With Grace Slick)
BARON VON TOLLBOOTH AND THE CHROME NUN - 1973 (With Grace Slick and David Feiberg)
Solo Albums include
HOT TUNA - 1970
FIRST PULL UP, THEN PULL DOWN - 1971
BURGERS - 1972
THE PHOSPHORESCENT RAT - 1973
QUAH - 1974
AMERICA'S COICE - 1975
HOPPKORVE - 1976
DOUBLE DOSE - 1977
FINAL VINAL - 1979
PLANET EARTH ROCK - 1983 (Later reissued in 2005) CD
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