*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Blues Band Plays Pocket Funk in front of San Francisco City Hall
Very special concert, Jon Hammond Band performs “Pocket Funk” right in front of San Francisco City Hall – Jon’s original funk tune spotlights James Preston drums long-time drummer of Sons of Champlin band (RIP June 21, 1950 – July 26, 2014),
in the horn section: Steve Campos trumpet / flugelhorn, Harvey Wainapel tenor sax, Barry Finnerty guitar and Jon Hammond at his 1965 Hammond B3 organ
- Special thanks: thanks Mayor Willie Brown & Lexi Peyer SF City Hall
- *Note: Jon’s organ bench fell out of the truck on Polk St. (was recovered) One of Jon’s famous sayings: “It’s easier to find an Organ with no Bench than a Bench without an Organ” !
Jon Hammond at the B3 right in front of the famous San Francisco City Hall!
Youtube http://youtu.be/V98fwDJSHWw — with Jon Hammond and James Preston at San Francisco City Hall
Facebook Jon Hammond Band https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=909342609094537
CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1175041
Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondFlashbackLeBarBat
Jon Hammond Flashback: Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men in Le Bar Bat Club more than 20 years ago with Alex Foster tenor saxophone from the NBC’s Saturday Night Live Band, Leslie J. Carter percussion, Barry Finnerty guitar, James Preston drums deceased June 21, 1950 – July 26, 2014,
Jon Hammond organ – camera by Joe Berger http://www.HammondCast.com/
CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1173968
Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152314798547102
The staff of Carlingford Music Centre are very excited to be hosting Sydney’s first ever Hammond Organ Workshop featuring Jon Hammond (USA) with Andrew Dickeson drums – special thanks Rupert Hyde
Carlingford Music Centre
320 Pennant Hills Road Carlingford NSW 2118
Who is Jon Hammond?
Jon began his musical career at age 12 in the San Francisco Bay Area playing organ and accordion in bands and solo engagements, first recording studio dates 1968 when he met Robert Moog who personally delivered the Moog III to San Francisco Radical Laboratories where Jon was working at the time and jamming daily with members of Quicksilver Messenger Service, he next joined original rock band Hades with which he played until moving East to attend Berklee.
Playing 7 nights a week in Boston’s notorious Combat Zone next lead to touring with successful show band Easy Living and then became house organist at the exclusive Wychmere Harbor Club Cape Cod MA where he played private parties for Tip O’Neill Speaker of The House. Returning to SF for a reunion concert in 1980 with Eddie Money and members of Tower of Power, next Jon moved to Europe where he lived and played for a number of years, still playing annually where he has an enthusiastic following. Jon began hosting his own TV show “The Jon Hammond Show” in 1984 and is now in 30th year on cable TV in Manhattan and heard daily on KYOU Radio HammondCast Show with regular appearances at international trade shows.
Check out his large collection of YouTube videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/JonHammondBand
Hammond Organs at Carlingford Music Centre — with Andrew Dickeson
CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1159094
As Seen On MNN TV The Jon Hammond Show – Filmed in High Definition – Pocket Funk with NDR Horns – Jon Hammond Band special Auster Jazz Series – musical director Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor saxophone, Fiete Felsch alto saxophone, Funky Heinz Lichius drums feature on this one, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ + bass http://www.HammondCast.com/ special thanks dankeschön to Knut Simon and Lukas Aaron Hambrecht AutoBild Redaktion Team for bringing the Borgward, Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera (also a fine drummer) and all the Hamburg people who came to this party session, Auster Bar Team Frank Blume & Torsten Wendt – support from Musik Rotthoff, Joe Berger is playing Futhark Guitars, Jon Hammond the Sk1 Hammond manufactured by Suzuki Musical Instruments – Auster Bar Hamburg Eimsbüttel — at Auster Bar.
CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1167713
Jon Hammond Organ Group Faceboook https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=653311224764034
As Seen On The Jon Hammond Show MNN TV – 30th Year
Eimsbüttel – Hamburg — Auster Blues and Jazz in Auster Bar, special evening Jon Hammond Band with NDR Horns swinging the house with spirited solos all around: Fiete Felsch alto saxophone, Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ and Heinz Lichius the drummer – special thanks to Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera (also a fine drummer) and all the Hamburg people who came to this party session, Auster Bar Team Frank Blume & Torsten Wendt – support from Musik Rotthoff, Joe Berger is playing Futhark Guitars, Jon Hammond the Sk1 Hammond manufactured by Suzuki Musical Instruments http://www.HammondCast.com
CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1167435
Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=893232684038863
Jon Hammond Band L to R: Joe Berger, Michael Leuschner, Heinz Lichius, Lutz Büchner, Jon Hammond, Fiete Felsch
Auster Jazz Head Phone NDR Horns Funky Heinz – 3 + 3
Jon Hammond Band Live in Auster Bar Hamburg with funky Heinz Lichius drums, NDR Horns: Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor sax, Fiete Felsch alto sax, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ + bass – http://www.HammondCast.com/ Note: Joe Berger is playing Futhark Guitars – Jon Hammond – Hammond organ made by Suzuki Musical Instruments – special thanks to our friend and excellent drummer Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera! & Auster Bar Team Frank Blume & Torsten Wendt
CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1167042
Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=892204304141701
San Francisco City Hall, Mayor Willie Brown, Pocket Funk, Jon Hammond, Lexi Peyer, James Preston, B3 organ, Funky Jazz, ASCAP Composer, Musicians Union, Local 6