About Jon Hammond of HammondCast
JON HAMMONDInstruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, GuitarAttended: Berklee College of Music 1974Languages: English, German*Jon is currently Host of daily CBS radio program HammondCast on KYOU & KYCY 1550 AM, 7 days a week at 4AM PST.*Performing solo in Hospitals, Nursing Homes regularly. Bandleader for annual overseas dates for over 20 years.*Musician: Jon Hammond is one of the premier B3 PLAYERS in the world. Jon has played professionally since age 12. Beginning as a solo accordionist, he later played Hammond B3 organ in a number of important San Francisco bands. His all original group HADES opened shows for Tower of Power, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Michael Bloomfield. Eddie Money and Barry Finnerty became musical associates.Moving East he attended Berklee College of Music and played venues as diverse as Boston’s “Combat Zone” in the striptease clubs during the ’70’s and the exclusive Wychmere Harbor Club in Cape Cod, where he was house organist with Lou Colombo.