Archive for April, 2008

Jon Hammond Show Dancers aboard Horizon Celebrity Cruise Ship

April 27, 2008

The highly-synchronized stylings of The Jon Hammond Show Dancers dancing to Jon’s theme song “Late Rent” aboard m.v. HORIZON Celebrity Cruises ship on maiden voyage to Bermuda with Jon Hammond & Joe Berger directing. Then on to Hamburg Germany years later, same song, same guys, but sadly we couldn’t take our dancers to Hamburg. In VILLON Club by Hauptbahnhof. Special thanks to Amy Curtis of Hill & Knowlton Celebrity Cruises and Henry of Villon, ILLUSTRATORP, Jennifer & Knut Benzner. Musicians: Gabriel Coburger, Heinz Lichius, Joe Berger & Jon at the organ as seen on The Jon Hammond Show ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com

Jon Hammond Show Dancers aboard Horizon Celebrity Cruise Ship

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Jon Hammond Late Rent Session Men with Bernard Purdie at MIKELL’S NYC 1989 FSB=Funk Soul Blues

April 26, 2008

Jon Hammond Late Rent Session Men with Bernard Purdie drums, Alex Foster sax, Chuggy Carter perc., Barry Finnerty gtr., Jon Hammond at 1959 B3 Organ in MIKELL’S 97th St. & Columbus Ave. NYC, very first hit of 5 night run on a hot summer night in Aug. 1989. Kicking it off with a classic organ blues James And Wess on this historic date. This was the musicians hang from 1969-1991 run by Pat & Mike Mikell (RIP) ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com FSB = Funk Soul Blues As Seen On The Jon Hammond Show MCTV and HammondCast Radio Show KYOURADIO camera Joe Berger

Jon Hammond Late Rent Session Men with Bernard Purdie at MIKELL\'S NYC 1989 FSB=Funk Soul Blues

Quincy Jones’ discreet hearing device in this photo at ASCAP Quincy Jones Tribute Evening photo Jon Hammond 4/22/2008 NOKIA Theatre NYC

April 26, 2008

Does anyone happen to know which hearing device Quincy is using? *in photo

Whatever it is I’m sure it’s the best, it would be good to know as after 40+ years in music business we all suffer some hearing loss. Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com NYC

Quincy Jones\' discreet hearing device at ASCAP Quincy Jones Tribute Evening 4/22/2008 NOKIA Theatre NYC

Cornell Dupree with Jon Hammond & Bernard Purdie 1989 Mikell’s NYC

April 25, 2008

Cornell Dupree gtr., Jon Hammond B3 organ, Bernard Purdie drms., Chuggy Carter perc. 1989 Mikell’s NYC Shuffle Blues ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com on KYOURADIO 1550 AM every morning FSB = Funk Soul Blues

Cornell Dupree with Jon Hammond & Bernard Purdie 1989 Mikell\'s NYC

Quincy at ASCAP Quincy Jones Tribute Evening Apr. 22 2008 NOKIA Theatre NYC photo Jon Hammond

April 23, 2008

Quincy at ASCAP Quincy Jones Tribute Evening Apr. 22 2008 NOKIA Theatre NYC photo Jon Hammond

The Lost Butterfield Tapes: Born Under a Bad Sign, Paul Butterfield Blues Band with Buzzy Feiten

April 23, 2008

One of my all-time favorites, I filmed this in Nov. 1986, Paul Butterfield (RIP) performing the classic Born Under a Bad Sign with Buzz Feiten on guitar. enjoy! Jon Hammond NYC  ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com jh

ROXANNE JAM: Joe Berger, Alf Schneider, Dieter Schnapka Directed by Jon Hammond

April 21, 2008

As seen on The Jon Hammond Show, this March 1987 first-time-ever explosive Jam between guitarist Joe Berger, drummer Alf Schneider and bassist Rolf-Dieter Schnapka in Club Roxanne during Frankfurt Musikmesse was a magic session that we came to know as ROXANNE JAM (Rock Blues). Special thanks: Engl Amplifiers, ESP Guitars, Lufthansa and Star Alliance. Fasten your seatbelts on this one..achtung ZZ Top Fans & Deep Purple were in the house. *Note: Notice headstock on Joe’s ESP Guitar. This guitar is unique and was stolen. We will give a reward if this guitar is returned. Thanks for your attention, Jon Hammond & Joe Berger of Ham-Berger ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com

Joe Berger, Alf Schneider, Dieter Schnapka Directed by Jon Hammond

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Dave Van Ronk on The Jon Hammond Show ‘Saturday Alley Up The Sunday Street’

April 20, 2008

Dave Van Ronk aka “Mayor of MacDougal Street” appearance on long-running cable access TV show The Jon Hammond Show performing “Saturday Alley Up the Sunday Street”. Priceless footage of Dave telling stories during tuning and about tuning. The performance is flawless and up close and personal, shot by Mr. Hammond personally, enjoy! ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com

Dave Van Ronk 1987 appearance on The Jon Hammond Show

Oliver Johnson batterie – Finale

April 13, 2008

musé d’art moderne in paris: Francois Chassagnite, Oliver Johnson, Jean Bardy, Arnaud Mattei March 6 1988 HammondCast

1988 Jazz Concert musé d’art moderne in paris: Francois Chassagnite trp., Oliver Johnson drms, Jean Bardy bs, Arnaud Mattei pno as seen on The Jon Hammond Show TV Show and HammondCast ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com Oliver Johnson Finale *Note, regrettfully, sadly and tragically Oliver Johnson was murdered in Paris 2004 by a homeless man who is now in prison: *From Jazzhouse.org : Oliver Johnson was a noted participant in the free jazz movement of the 1960s, but was a versatile and adaptable performer in many settings. He settled in Paris in the late-60s. He worked with a number of major figures from the free and experimental scene, including Anthony Braxton, Dewey Redman, Sam Rivers, Archie Shepp, the Art Ensemble of Chicago and David Murray, as well as more mainstream players, including Hampton Hawes, Bobby Hutcherson, Maynard Ferguson, Yusef Lateef, Atilla Zoller and Johnny Griffin. He worked regularly with saxophonist Steve Lacy between 1978-89. He co-led the trio TOK with Takashi Kako and Kent Carter. His body was discovered on a bench near Les Halles. In memory of Oliver Johnson, Jon Hammond NYC
Francois Chassagnite, Oliver Johnson, Jean Bardy, Arnaud Mattei March 6 1988 HammondCast

Oliver Johnson Jazz Drummer Murdered in Paris France: musé d’art moderne in paris: Francois Chassagnite, Oliver Johnson, Jean Bardy, Arnaud Mattei 1988 HammondCast

April 12, 2008

1988 Jazz Concert musé d’art moderne in paris: Francois Chassagnite trp., Oliver Johnson drms, Jean Bardy bs, Arnaud Mattei pno as seen on The Jon Hammond Show TV Show and HammondCast ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com “Stella By Starlight” *Note, regrettfully, sadly and tragically Oliver Johnson was murdered in Paris 2004 by a homeless man who is now in prison: *From Jazzhouse.org : Oliver Johnson was a noted participant in the free jazz movement of the 1960s, but was a versatile and adaptable performer in many settings. He settled in Paris in the late-60s. He worked with a number of major figures from the free and experimental scene, including Anthony Braxton, Dewey Redman, Sam Rivers, Archie Shepp, the Art Ensemble of Chicago and David Murray, as well as more mainstream players, including Hampton Hawes, Bobby Hutcherson, Maynard Ferguson, Yusef Lateef, Atilla Zoller and Johnny Griffin. He worked regularly with saxophonist Steve Lacy between 1978-89. He co-led the trio TOK with Takashi Kako and Kent Carter. His body was discovered on a bench near Les Halles. In memory of Oliver Johnson, Jon Hammond NYC

Francois Chassagnite, Oliver Johnson, Jean Bardy