1. Rev. Jimmie Smith “I Love My Hammond”
2. Moe Denham Trio
3. Gary Swan Group
4. Mark Jordan
5. Kevin and Yates McKendree
6. Dr. Lonnie Smith with Andy Reiss
7. Red Young
8. Robby Robinson
9. Jon Hammond Group
10. Kenny Zarider
11. Peter Gallinari
12. Jim Alfredson and Brian Charette
13. Marine Lacoste
14. Rev. Jimmie Smith
15. Finale: Rev. Jimmie/Kim Tibbs/Dr. Lonnie Smith

L to R: Jon Hammond, Christian Matthew Cullen, Dr. Lonnie Smith

Pictured L to R: Dr. Lonnie Smith, Yu Beniya, Shuji Suzuki, Gregg Gronowski, Christian Matthew Cullen, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond, Epic Photo Bomb Guy and Joe Berger. — with Yu Beniya, Gregory Gronowski, Christian Matthew Cullen, Jon Hammond, Nickolas Butterfield and Joe Berger

Jon Hammond with Gary Swan – The NAMM Show at Hammond booth

Top Artists To Unite At NAMM Expo Launching Revolutionary New Instrument

HAMMOND ORGAN USA announces the lineup for the fifth Sound Soul Summit, to be held during the Summer NAMM Show on June 23, 2016. The Summit is co-sponsored by Keyboard Magazine and Soundcheck LLC, Nashville.
Following the course of previous Sound Soul Summits, Hammond Organ brings together some of their roster’s top artists playing their hits and banding together for once-in-a-lifetime jams. Previous Summits have featured such great artists as Keith Emerson, Felix Cavaliere of The Young Rascals, and Gregg Rolie of Santana and Journey.
This show is particularly significant, as it will feature the first public showing of Hammond’s new XK-5 organ and Heritage Series expanded systems, which represent the cutting edge of technology applied to recreating the precise touch, feel, and sound of the classic Hammond B-3.
Music Director Mark Prentice will lead a top Nashville-based rhythm section (Charlie Morgan and Mike Severs) supporting the Hammond Artist All-Stars, including the living jazz legend Dr. Lonnie Smith, Grammy nominee Paul Brown, Red Young, Jon Hammond, Peter Gallinari, Kevin McKendree (Brian Setzer, Joe Bonamassa) and Yates McKendree, the Reverend Jimmie Smith, and Kim Tibbs. Robby Robinson (musical director for Frankie Valli) will be on hand, as will Jim Alfredson, Gary Swan, Christian Matthew Cullen, and this year’s DownBeat Critic’s Choice Poll winner Brian Charette, and more.
It’s very rare that this many accomplished Hammond organists get to play together, so the excitement level among the musicians is as high as it is for the audience. It’s even rarer to experience players from different genres jamming together. As in past years, some surprise guests are sure to turn up. Four years after the first Sound Soul Summit, attendees still remember it as a highlight of their NAMM experience.
The HAMMOND Sound Soul Summit V will be held Thursday, June 23r, 2016 at 7 P.M. at the Soundcheck Complex, 750 Cowan St., Nashville, TN 37207. Ticketed admission only, with tickets available at the Hammond Booth #430 on the Summer NAMM exhibit floor, or from your official Hammond factory sales representative.

Previous Soul Summit

WATCH THE FILM HERE: Previous Soul Summit

MC Scott May Scott May –
Dr. Lonnie Smith, Chester Thompson, Larry Goldings with Jay Dittamo drums, Jack Maher guitar – mix by Denny Mack.
Jon Hammond Band playing “Late Rent” theme song of The Jon Hammond Show TV program. On Jon’s band: Donny Baldwin drums (from Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, Jefferson Starship), Alex Budman tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the New B3 Portable Organ.


my friend Masato Tomie is one of the main development engineers – Tomie is also the guitar player of Black Market Band with
Kunio Miyauchi! JH

Jon Hammond seated next to Mr. Manji Suzuki Founding Father of Suzuki Musical Instruments Corp. LTD – makers of Hammond Organs & Leslie Speakers, Harmonicas, Melodicas, educational instruments and Tone Chimes – here at the New B3 organ in Suzuki Hall – at World Headquarters and Factory in Hamamatsu Japan after Jon’s concert there.
NAMM Oral History
Manji Suzuki has a deep passion for the music industry. He is the founder and president of Suzuki Musical Instrument Manufacturing Company in Hamamatsu, Japan.

Show Run Order, Suzuki Musical Instruments, #HammondOrgan #NAMMShow #Soundcheck

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