List of Jefferson Starship band members

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This is a list of members of the band Jefferson Starship.

Jefferson Starship[edit]

Members[edit]

Current members
  • Paul Kantner - rhythm guitar, vocals (1970, 1974-1984, 1992-present)
  • David Freiberg - vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesisers, bass (1970, 1974-1984, 2005-present)
  • Donny Baldwin - drums, percussion, backing vocals (1982-1984, 2005, 2008-present)
  • Chris Smith - keyboards, synthesizers (1998-present)
  • Cathy Richardson - vocals, guitar, harmonica (2008-present)
  • Jude Gold - lead guitar (2012-present)
Former members

Lineups[edit]

1970
Blows Against the Empire
Jan. 1974 - June 1974 June 1974 - Jan. 1975 August 1975 - Early 1978
  • Grace Slick - vocals, keyboards
  • Paul Kantner - rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, banjo
  • Jack Casady - bass guitar
  • David Crosby - guitar, vocals
  • David Freiberg - vocals
  • Mickey Hart - drums
  • Peter Kaukonen - guitar
  • Graham Nash - vocals, percussion
  • Harvey Brooks - bass guitar
  • Phill Sawyer - sound effects
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Peter Kaukonen - bass
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Johnny Barbata - drums
  • Papa John Creach - violin
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Johnny Barbata - drums
  • Papa John Creach - violin
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Johnny Barbata - drums
Early 1978 - June 1978 June 1978 - October 1978 October 1978 - April 1979 April 1979 - Feb. 1981
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Johnny Barbata - drums
Guests
  • Papa John Creach - violin (Spring 1978 tour)
  • Steve Schuster - sax (1978 tour)
  • David Farey - horns (1978 tour)
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Johnny Barbata - drums
  • Steve Schuster - sax
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Johnny Barbata - drums
  • Steve Schuster - sax
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Aynsley Dunbar - drums, percussion
Guests
  • Steve Schuster - sax (1979–1980 tour)
Feb. 1981 - Sept. 1982 Sept. 1982 - June 1984 June 1984 1992-1993
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Aynsley Dunbar - drums
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Donny Baldwin - drums
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Donny Baldwin - drums
  • Darby Gould - vocals
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Jack Casady - bass
  • Tim Gorman - keyboards, synthesizers
  • Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
  • Papa John Creach - violin
1993-1994 1994-1995 1995 1995-1998
  • Signe Anderson/Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Jack Casady - bass
  • Tim Gorman - keyboards, synthesizers
  • Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
  • Papa John Creach - violin
  • Darby Gould/Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Peter Kaukonen/Jack Casady - bass
  • Tim Gorman - keyboards, synthesizers
  • Trey Sabatelli/Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Jack Casady - bass
  • Gary Cambra/Barry Flast - keyboards, synthesizers
  • Trey Sabatelli/Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Jack Casady - bass
  • T. Lavitz - keyboards, synthesizers
  • Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
1998-2000 2000 2000-2005 2005
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Jack Casady/Bobby Vega/Chico Huff - bass
  • Chris Smith - keyboards, synthesizers
  • Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Jack Casady/Tom Lilly - bass
  • Chris Smith - keyboards, synthesizers
  • Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Chris Smith - keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
Substitutes/Guests
  • Tom Lilly - bass (at some shows in 2000, 2001 & 2003)
  • John Ferenzik - bass, keyboards (2002)
  • Darby Gould - vocals (2002 & 2004)
  • Michael Eisenstein - vocals, 12-string guitar (subbed for Kantner in 2002)
  • Prof. Louie - keyboards (2003)
  • Mike Falzarano - guitar (2003)
  • Kerry Kearney - guitar (2003)
  • China Wing Kantner - vocals (2003)
  • Alexander Bowman Kantner - rhythm guitar, bass (2003)
  • Trey Sabatelli - drums (2004)
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Darby Gould - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • David Freiberg - vocals
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Chris Smith - keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Tim Gorman - keyboards, synthesizers
  • Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
2005 2005-2008 2008-2012 2012-present
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Darby Gould - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • David Freiberg - vocals
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Chris Smith - keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
  • Jack Traylor - guitar, vocals
  • Donny Baldwin - drums, percussion, backing vocals
Guests
  • Pete Sears - bass (Fall 2005 for a few shows)
  • Linda Imperial - vocals
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • David Freiberg - vocals
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Chris Smith - keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Prairie Prince - drums, percussion
Guests
  • Linda Imperial - vocals (2006–2007)
  • Tony Morley - drums (a few shows 2006)
  • John Ferenzik - bass (a few shows 2006)
  • Peter Kaukonen - bass (Summer 2006)
  • Darby Gould - vocals (Summer 2006)
  • Tom Lilly - bass (2007)
  • Cathy Richardson - vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • David Freiberg - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Mark "Slick" Aguilar - lead guitar
  • Chris Smith - keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Donny Baldwin - drums, percussion, backing vocals
Guests
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Darby Gould - vocals
  • Michael Eisenstein - vocals & 12-string guitar (subbed for Paul Kantner 2009, 2011, 2012)
  • John Ferenzik - keyboards
  • Tony Morley - drums
  • Anne Harris - violin
  • Prairie Prince - drums
  • Cathy Richardson - vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • David Freiberg - vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Jude Gold - lead guitar
  • Chris Smith - keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Donny Baldwin - drums, percussion, backing vocals
Guests
  • Marty Balin - vocals, guitar
  • Diana Mangano - vocals
  • Darby Gould - vocals
  • Michael Eisenstein - vocals & 12-string guitar (subbed for Paul Kantner 2009, 2011, 2012)
  • John Ferenzik - keyboards
  • Tony Morley - drums
  • Anne Harris - violin
  • Prairie Prince - drums
  • Richard Newman - drums (2012 & 2014 European tours)

Starship[edit]

Members[edit]

  • Mickey Thomas - vocals (1984-1990)
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals (1984-1990)
  • Donny Baldwin - drums (1984-1990)
  • Grace Slick - vocals (1984-1988)
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals (1984-1987)
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals (1984)
  • Brett Bloomfield - bass, backing vocals (1987-1990)
  • Mark Morgan - keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals (1987-1990)
Touring personnel
  • Gabriel Katona - keyboards, synthesizers, sax, backing vocals (1984-1987)
  • Christina Marie Saxton - backing vocals (1988-1990)
  • Melisa Kary - lead & backing vocals (1988-1990)

Lineups[edit]

June 1984 - Early 1985 Early 1985 - Mid 1987 Mid 1987 - Early 1988 Early 1988 - Late 1990
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • David Freiberg - keyboards, synthesizers, bass, vocals
  • Donny Baldwin - drums
  • Gabriel Katona - keyboards, synthesizers, sax, backing vocals
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Donny Baldwin - drums
  • Gabriel Katona - keyboards, synthesizers, sax, backing vocals
  • Grace Slick - vocals
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Brett Bloomfield - bass, backing vocals
  • Mark Morgan - keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Donny Baldwin - drums
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - lead guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Brett Bloomfield - bass, backing vocals
  • Mark Morgan - keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Donny Baldwin - drums
  • Christina Marie Saxton - backing vocals
  • Melisa Kary - backing vocals

Jefferson Starship / Starship Timeline[edit]

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas[edit]

Members[edit]

Lineups[edit]

1992-1993 1993-1995 1995–1996 1996-1997
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Melisa Kary - vocals
  • Jeff Tamelier - lead guitar
  • Bobby Vega - bass
  • T. Moran' - drums
  • John Lee Sanders - keyboards, saxophone
  • Max Haskett - trumpet, backing vocals
  • Bill Slais - saxophone, keyboards
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Melisa Kary - vocals
  • Jeff Tamelier - lead guitar
  • Brett Bloomfield - bass, backing vocals
  • "T Moran - drums
  • John Lee Sanders - keyboards, saxophone
  • Bill Slais - saxophone, keyboards
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Melisa Kary - vocals
  • Jeff Tamelier - lead guitar
  • Brett Bloomfield - bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Verdusco - drums
  • Phil Bennett - keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Melisa Kary - vocals
  • Jeff Tamelier - lead guitar
  • John Garnache - bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Verdusco - drums
  • Phil Bennett - keyboards, backing vocals
1997-2000 2000-2006 2006-2011
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Melisa Kary - vocals
  • Erik Torjeson - lead guitar, backing vocals
  • John Garnache - bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Verdusco - drums
  • Phil Bennett - keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Mark Abrahamian - lead guitar
  • Jeff Adams - bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Verdusco - drums
  • Phil Bennett - keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Stephanie Calvert - vocals
  • Mark Abrahamian - lead guitar
  • Jeff Adams - bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Verdusco - drums
  • Phil Bennett - keyboards, backing vocals
2011-2012 2012-present
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Stephanie Calvert - vocals
  • Mark Abrahamian - lead guitar
  • Jeff Adams - bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Verdusco - drums
  • Phil Bennett - keyboards, backing vocals
Guests
  • Jeff Tamelier - lead guitar (subbing for Abrahamian in 2011)
  • Uriah Duffy - bass, backing vocals (subbing for Adams at some gigs in 2011 & 2012)
  • Mickey Thomas - vocals
  • Stephanie Calvert - vocals
  • John Roth - guitar
  • Jeff Adams - bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Verdusco - drums
  • Phil Bennett - keyboards, backing vocals
Guests
  • Jeff Tamelier - lead guitar (subbing for John Roth in 2013)
  • Tony Rossi - lead guitar (subbing for John Roth in early 2014)

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