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New Orleans Bay Food and Music Festival – USA

New Orleans By The Bay Festival put on by Bill Graham Presents for 14 years at Shoreline Ampitheatre, JON HAMMOND Band laying down some Oakland Funk ‘Head Phone’ with Larry Schneider tenor saxophone, James Preston of Sons of Champlin drums, Barry Finnerty guitar and Jon Hammond at the B3 Organ with XB-2 on top and Excelsior Accordion, 122 Leslie was the set up. *Special thanks: Mick Brigden and Tim Anderson BGP Presents, See’s Candy *Camera by Derek Tracy ©2009 *info: / ASCAP
*From Accordions World Wide megasite:

Accordionist Jon Hammond performed at the 12th Annual New Orleans by the Bay Food and Music Festival in the Shoreline Ampitheatre, Mountain View California on June 10th and 11th. Over 10,000 people attended each day of the festival which included guests Dr. John, The Neville Brothers and Los Hombres Calientes.

Corporate sponsors Hewlett Packard hosted a VIP cocktail reception announcing a Scholarship Program, music was provided by “Jon Hammond’s Late Rent Session Men” which included Larry Schneider (saxophone) and Barry Finnerty (guitar). Their program included original compositions, Lydia’s Tune, No X-cess Baggage and “Late Rent” – Hammond’s theme song from his television show, The Jon Hammond Show. Jon also played two solo sets daily in “Lucky’s Bar” on accordion, piano and organ. Festival organizers have invited Jon to perform at next year’s festival.

Accordion Accordeon, ASCAP, Bill Graham, Hammond B3 Organ, HammondCast, Jon Hammond, KYOU KYCY Radio, Mick Brigden, New Orleans, Shoreline Ampitheatre, Sons of Champlin

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