Benito Vila

Benito Vila is a journalist and poet living on the East End of Long Island, New York. He contributes to pleasekillme.com and can be found on the water when he’s not reading, researching, and typing. He loves learning about modern tribes and the creative/historical traditions that inspire them. He struggles with the past, the future, and the obvious.

Jorma Kaukonen, 79: Guitar Legend Staying Curious and Giving Back

Jorma Kaukonen is a student, teacher, and master of the guitar. He has been practicing his craft since 1956, first learning to play the bluegrass of Flatt and Scruggs and the folk of Woody Guthrie as a Washington D.C. high schooler, and then studying with classical guitarist Sophocles Papas....