Indigo Blues Jon Hammond Journal August 23, 2012

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Indigo Blues

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondAndBernardPurdieTakingYouBackToYear1989IndigoBlues

Youtube http://youtu.be/sSP3k6XVYwE

As seen on the long-running NYC cable TV show The Jon Hammond Show –
Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men December 12, 1989
In Indigo Blues Club which was partly owned by Miles Davis at the time.
Downstairs in The Hotel Edison 221 West 46th Street New York City
Here on Jon’s band kicking it off are
Alex Foster tenor saxophone
Jack Wilkins guitar
Bernard Purdie drums
Jon Hammond at the B3 Organ
Camera by Joe Berger
http://www.HammondCast.com
Category:
Music

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indigo blues, late rent session men, bernard purdie, b3 organ, drums, miles davis, local 802 musicians union, hotel edison, cable tv show, jazz, 1989

Anaheim California — Serious NAMM Action with Jon Hammond and Joe Berger – standing L to R Jon Hammond,
Joe Berger and Lawrence “Larry” Gay Producer of West Coast Live Radio Program with serious camera – seated on couch Carroll Brothers Tambuzi “Tam” Carroll and Tom Carroll both trumpet players — with Joe Berger at The NAMM Show

New York NY — One of the greatest jazz guitarists – Tal Farlow onstage at Zanzibar and Grill playing his signature Tal Farlow model guitar made for him by Gibson Guitars circa year 1990 – 550 Third Avenue, between 36th and 37th Streets – Jon Hammond
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tal_Farlow
Talmage Holt Farlow (June 7, 1921 – July 25, 1998) was an American jazz guitarist. Nicknamed the “Octopus”, for his extremely large hands spread over the fretboard as if they were tentacles, he is considered one of the all-time great jazz guitarists. Where other similar players of his day combined rhythmic chords with linear melodies, Farlow preferred placing single notes together in clusters, varying between harmonically richened tones based on a startling new technique.

New York NY — King of TV & Radio Joe Franklin Living Legend of Broadcasting! Jon Hammond
Seen here in his office “Memory Lane” with Broadcast Tape Masters etc.
Youtube http://youtu.be/b_-mYcrxtTo
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Radio & TV Broadcasting Legend JOE FRANKLIN in an appearance at NYC’s Laugh Factory Club at annual Thanksgiving Feed shot personally by Mr. Hammond. This is hilarious rare footage of Joe doing stand-up, a must see!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Franklin
Joe Franklin (born Joseph Fortgang on March 9, 1926) is an American radio and television personality. From New York City, Franklin is credited with hosting the first television talk show. The show began in 1951 on WJZ-TV (later WABC-TV) and moved to WOR-TV (later WWOR-TV) from 1962 to 1993.[1]
After retiring from the television show, Franklin concentrated on an overnight radio show, playing old records on WOR-AM on Saturday evenings. He currently interviews celebrities on the Bloomberg Radio Network.[2]
An author, Franklin has written 23 books, including Classics of the Silent Screen.[3] His 1995 autobiography Up Late with Joe Franklin[4] chronicles his long career and includes claims that he had dalliances with Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, and that Veronica Lake “threw herself at me, but I always refrained.”[5] He has appeared as himself in countless films, notably Ghostbusters and Broadway Danny Rose.
Franklin’s show was often parodied by Billy Crystal during the 1984–1985 season of Saturday Night Live. Franklin was also a pioneer in promoting products such as Hoffman Beverages and Ginger Ale on the air.

Frankfurt Germany — Jon Hammond receives the awesome flowers from Musikmesse Projekt Team!
Flowers and Cake (Chocolate on Chocolate)
Youtube http://youtu.be/hozrJpHvV-4
Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt with Jon Hammond Band and special guests for this special occasion celebrating 25 years in Musikmesse. Special acknowledgement of Wilhelm P. “Charly” Hosenseidl R.I.P. who was the Director of Musikmesse years 1989-2008 now Directed by Wolfgang Luecke, special thanks to Messe Frankfurt Projekt and Presse Team!
Jon Hammond Band:
Joe Berger guitar
Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone
Giovanni Gulino drums
Jon Hammond – XB-2 Hammond Organ – special thanks Hiromitsu Ono Chief Engineer Suzuki Musical Instruments designed my instrument which took me all around the world many times
“Late Rent” Jon Hammond theme song for Jon Hammond Show MNNTV and HammondCast Show KYOU Radio San Francisco CBS Radio Network
Thanks Joe Lamond President CEO NAMM, TecAmp Jürgen Kunze and Thomas Eich – Puma Combo bass amp powering Jon Hammond’s organ
Dankeschoen to Yücel Atiker, Tino Pavlis, Poehl, Bernie Capicchiano, Michael Falkenstein Hammond Suzuki Deutschland, Peggy Behling, Christine Vogel Messe Frankfurt,
Saray Pastanesi Baeckerei & Konditorei for Chocolate on Chocolate
25 Years Musikmesse Celebration Cake — at Jazzkeller

North Beach San Francisco — Max Roach and tenor saxophonist Odean Pope circa 1981 at Keystone Korner club in SF. I shot this photo with my Nikon F3 just after I came back from my first trip to Paris, Jon Hammond
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Roach
Maxwell Lemuel “Max” Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.
A pioneer of bebop, Roach went on to work in many other styles of music, and is generally considered alongside the most important drummers in history.[1][2] He worked with many famous jazz musicians, including Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Billy Eckstine, Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown, Eric Dolphy and Booker Little.
Roach also led his own groups, and made numerous musical statements relating to the civil rights movement of African Americans.
Early life and career
Roach was born in the Township of Newland, Pasquotank County, North Carolina, which borders the southern edge of the Great Dismal Swamp, to Alphonse and Cressie Roach. Many confuse this with Newland Town in Avery County. Although Roach’s birth certificate lists his date of birth as January 10, 1924,[3] Roach has been quoted by Phil Schaap as having stated that his family believed he was born on January 8, 1925. Roach’s family moved to the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York when he was 4 years old. He grew up in a musical home, his mother being a gospel singer. He started to play bugle in parade orchestras at a young age. At the age of 10, he was already playing drums in some gospel bands. As an eighteen year-old fresh out of Boys High School in Brooklyn, (1942) he was called to fill in for Sonny Greer, and play with the Duke Ellington Orchestra performing at the Paramount Theater.
In 1942, Roach started to go out in the jazz clubs of the 52nd Street and at 78th Street & Broadway for Georgie Jay’s Taproom (playing with schoolmate Cecil Payne).[4]
Roach’s most significant innovations came in the 1940s, when he and jazz drummer Kenny Clarke devised a new concept of musical time. By playing the beat-by-beat pulse of standard 4/4 time on the “ride” cymbal instead of on the thudding bass drum, Roach and Clarke developed a flexible, flowing rhythmic pattern that allowed soloists to play freely. The new approach also left space for the drummer to insert dramatic accents on the snare drum, “crash” cymbal and other components of the trap set.
By matching his rhythmic attack with a tune’s melody, Roach brought a newfound subtlety of expression to his instrument. He often shifted the dynamic emphasis from one part of his drum kit to another within a single phrase, creating a sense of tonal color and rhythmic surprise.[1] The idea was to shatter musical conventions and take full advantage of the drummer’s unique position. “In no other society”, Roach once observed, “do they have one person play with all four limbs.”[5]
While that approach is common today, when Clarke and Roach introduced the new style in the 1940s it was a revolutionary musical advance. “When Max Roach’s first records with Charlie Parker were released by Savoy in 1945,” jazz historian Burt Korall wrote in the Oxford Companion to Jazz, “drummers experienced awe and puzzlement and even fear.” One of those awed drummers, Stan Levey, summed up Roach’s importance: “I came to realize that, because of him, drumming no longer was just time, it was music.”[1]
He was one of the first drummers (along with Kenny Clarke) to play in the bebop style, and performed in bands led by Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Coleman Hawkins, Bud Powell, and Miles Davis. Roach played on many of Parker’s most important records, including the Savoy November 1945 session, a turning point in recorded jazz.

New York NY — Hanging out with 2 of my favorite jazz pianists extraordinaire – L to R Yovanne Pierre, Richard Clements, Jon Hammond at Local 802 Musicians Union Monday Night Jazz Session — with Yovanne Pierre at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM

Berkeley CA — My faithful 1965 Fender Band-Master amp head on the bench for a tuneup – Jon Hammond
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonhammond/2834503143/
Jon Hammond’s rig at Leo’s: 1965 Fender Bandmaster amp head with Bag End S15X-D cabinet

Anaheim California — My Soul Brother for many years “Tachi” Waichiro Tachikawa arriving all the way from beautiful Hamamatsu Japan,
Jon Hammond
2012 Winter NAMM Show International Music Action — with Waichiro Tachikawa at The NAMM Show

Jon Hammond and Bernard Purdie — enjoy all the videos since 1989 folks!
http://www.youtube.com/results?client=safari&rls=en&q=jon+hammond+bernard+purdie&oe=UTF-8&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=w1
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Anaheim California — Hammond Suzuki Leslie Sound –
Joe Berger – Leslie G37 Combo Amp Speaker
Koei Tanaka – Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica
Jon Hammond – Hammond Sk1
Youtube http://youtu.be/RvjqYJ6F0WU
Winter NAMM Show – Suzuki Harmonica artist KOEI TANAKA from Tokyo Japan http://www.tanakakoei.com/ with JOE BERGER aka The Berger-Meister on guitar through Leslie G37 guitar combo amp – Mercy Mercy Mercy! — with Joe Berger and Koei Tanaka at The NAMM Show

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