Posts Tagged ‘interview’

Jon Hammond Show 0722

July 19, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Show 0722

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShow0722

Jon Hammond Show broadcast 07 22 on Manhattan Neighborhood Network -MNN channel 1 with exclusive interview Harry Shearer and Jon Hammond at American Eagle Awards during Summer NAMM Show
– honorees, Crystal Gayle, Patti Smith & Harry Shearer with musical
performances “Believe in Music” NAMM Motto *NOTE: Namm President CEO
Joe Lamond plays drums along with Patti Smith backed up by Paul Shaffer,
Harry Shearer playing bass, Crystal Gayle vocals, also Jon Hammond Show
opening with live NAMM performance with Bernard Purdie drums and ending
up in Frankfurt Germany ‘Melody Without Name” Jon Hammond Band in
jazzkeller

Harry Shearer Interview with Jon Hammond

L to R Joe Berger, Jon Hammond, Chuggy Carter, Steven Eaklor – Jon Hammond is playing the XK-5 System Hammond organ with model 3300W Leslie Speaker at Hammond Organ USA Stand number 523 Summer NAMM Nashville Music City Center – image by Luca Serenelli of Orla, good friend!

Harry Shearer accepting the American Eagle Award – organist Paul Shaffer one of the presenters

American Eagle Awards Honorees: Patti Smith, Harry Shearer, Crystal Gayle

Jon Hammond and Harry Shearer post interview photo in green room

NAMM Best in Show Host / Downbeat Editor Frank Alkyer – Jon Hammond

Hammond Organs USA Stand number 523 group shot, L to R Steven Eaklor, Joe Berger, Steve Simmons, Jon Hammond, Robby Robinson, Chuggy Carter, Kevin Syler

Mothertone group photo, L to R: Bernard Purdie, Michael Turner, Jon Hammond, Kayleigh Moyer

Stuart Robertson Photos Jon Hammond Funk Unit Summer NAMM
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1758857774143012.1073741871.133709526657853&type=1&l=1b8edf6b0a

Photo by Stuart Robinson

Stuart Robertson Creative Director NAMM Photos of Jon Hammond Funk Unit Summer NAMM Show music performances in Nashville, Tennessee – Nashville Music City Center – big thanks Stuart for these beautiful photos!

Joe Berger guitar, Chuggy Carter GON BOPS percussion, Cord Martin tenor saxophone, Roland Barber trombone, Louis Flip Winfield drums, Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond organ + bass

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Topics Public Access TV, MNN TV, American Eagle Awards, Harry Shearer, Interview, Crystal Gayle, Patti Smith, Joe Lamond, Jon Hammond, Hammond Organs, NAMM Show, Nashville
Language English

#NAMMShow #SummerNamm #HammondOrgans #AmericanEagelAwards #HarryShearer #PattiSmith
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Billy Kaye Hammond Cast Interview Jon Hammond

June 16, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Billy Kaye Hammond Cast Interview Jon Hammond

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/BillyKayeHammondCastInterviewJonHammond

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/221746633

Youtube https://youtu.be/DiMJN72fts4

Manhattan, New York — CTI Records Recording Artist Billy Kaye (drums, composer, band leader, host) interview with Jon Hammond at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM

– Billy is the current host of the Monday Night Jazz Sessions sponsored by Jazz Foundation of America and plays regularly (late Mon. nights) at the Fat Cat Music in the Village — Billy Kaye HammondCast Interview with Jon Hammond at Local 802 Musicians Union New York www.HammondCast.com @hammondcast

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Billy Kaye and Norman Riley

Wendy Oxenhorn, Rudy Sheriff Lawless (RIP Drums), Billy Kaye #JazzFoundationofAmerica – Jon Hammond

Billy Kaye and Greg Bandy – Jon Hammond

Billy Kaye playing drums at 802 – Jon Hammond

Billy Kaye played on Sugar with Stanley Turrentine

Billy Kaye, Drums, Jazz, Jon Hammond, Interview, Public Access TV, Jazzkeller, Jazz Foundation of America, Local 802 Musicians Union, Frankfurt, #JazzFoundationofAmerica #HammondOrgan #BillyKaye #JonHammond #Local802

Ascap Expo Pics And Jon Hammond Audio

April 18, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Ascap Expo Pics And Jon Hammond Audio

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/AscapExpoPicsAndJonHammondAudio

Ascap Expo Pics and Jon Hammond Audio Jon Hammond Show
VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10154292211872102/

Photo credit for picture of Giovanni Totò Gulino drums with Peter Klohmann at Musikmesse: 2017 – copyright vollmond konzertfotografie – Taken on April 5, 2017
© All rights reserved

– just back from 31st year playing in Frankfurt musikmesse, this was
my 10th Ascap “I Create Music Expo” folks – enjoy the music, commentary
and interview with indie artist Ben Labat – set for broadcast 0422 on
MNN TV Channel 1 late Friday night / early Sat. morning air time: 01:30
AM east coast standard time, Manhattan Neighborhood Network and
streaming world wide HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com/ ©JON HAMMOND International — at ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO.

Producer Jon Hammond
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English

Published April 17, 2017
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Topics Ascap Expo, Musikmesse, Jon Hammond, Funky Jazz, Hammond Organ, Travel, Soft News, Lauren Iossa, Ben Labat, Interview, Original Music, Photographs
#AscapExpo #Ascap #JonHammond #musikmesse #Photographs #FunkyJazz #HammondOrgan

Youtube https://youtu.be/TqeVYV_PhHo

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/213609462

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/PayphoneJohnnyMusikmesseWarmUpPartyInJazzkeller

Payphone Johnny musikmesse Warm Up Party in jazzkeller – Celebrating 31st consecutive year for Jon and Joe, and Jon’s 64th birthday

– original composition “Payphone Johnny” Peter Klohman t.s., Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o.+b. – and Michael & Jenny with Leslie,

many friends in the house! http://www.HammondCast.com #Leslie #HammondOrgan #jazzkeller #musikmesse

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LeeOskarPlaysPocketFunkJonHammondAllstarBandCenterStageMusikmesse

Lee Oskar Plays Pocket Funk Jon Hammond Allstar Band Center Stage musikmesse

“Lee Oskar Plays Pocket Funk Jon Hammond Allstar Band Center Stage
musikmesse – Jon Hammond and Joe Berger’s 31st consecutive year in
musikmesse, with announcement by special events announcer Mavros Freitag

– Lee Oskar harmonica, Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums,
Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond organ + bass

– special thanks Wolfgang Lücke

http://www.HammondCast.com
Jon Hammond Allstar Band with Lee Oskar musikmesse Day 1 Center Stage – Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o., Lee Oskar h. Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Peter Klohmann t.s., Mavros Freitag announcement Jon Hammond International ASCAP American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)
Johannes Weber, Christopher Sparkes Messe Frankfurt

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/MusikmesseJonHammondAllstarBandSpecialGuestsCenterStage

musikmesse Jon Hammond Allstar Band Special Guests Center Stage: Joe Lamond d. from Tommy Tutone Band, Michael Falkenstein p. from James Brown – Band: Peter Klohmann t.s., Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o. b. – Special Events Announcer
Eleftherios Mavros aka Mavros Freitag – Special Thanks Wolfgang Lücke Messe Frankfurt musikmesse Prolight + Sound Team

Michael Birk Veranstaltungslogistik GmbH Stage Crew

photo credit Bernie Capicchiano / Bernies Music Land of Australia

JJ Guitars, Suzuki Musical Instruments, NAMM Team, Ham-Berger-Friz Records – Jon Hammond’s and Joe Berger’s 31st consecutive musikmesse! #Musikmesse #HammondOrgan #NAMM #ProLight #Suzuki #FunkyJazz #BluesMusic #CenterStage @HammondCast www.HammondCast.com
Jon Hammond’s original compositions songs “White Onions” and “Late Rent” – Jon Hammond Show theme song 34 years on MNN TV in New York and streaming world wide.


Soft News, Lauren Iossa, Ben Labat, Interview, Original Music, Photographs
#AscapExpo #Ascap #JonHammond #musikmesse #Photographs #FunkyJazz #HammondOrgan

Wishing Bernard Purdie another very happy healthy birthday folks! June 11 – Jon Hammond

June 11, 2016

Bernard Purdie Happy Birrthday (June 11 today 2016) – – here on Jon Hammond Band at Mikell’s
Photo ©JON HAMMOND International – Wishing Bernard Purdie another very happy healthy birthday folks!
Here on my band on a hot summer night in Manhattan at good old Mikell’s! – Jon Hammond
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Purdie
Bernard Lee “Pretty” Purdie (born June 11, 1941) is an American groove drummer, and is considered an influential and innovative exponent of funk.[1] He is known for his precise musical time keeping[2] and his signature use of triplets against a half-time backbeat: the “Purdie Shuffle.”[3] He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2013…

Photo ©JON HAMMOND International – Bernard Purdie on Jon Hammond Band at Mikell’s – circa August 28, 1989

*LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE: HammondCast 7 KYOU Radio Dot Org

Jon’s archive http://kyouradio.org/music-14.html

JON HAMMOND: Music
HammondCast 7 *note: Crank it WAY up, these are very old recordings!

Going in to the Jon Hammond Archives, live recordings with Bernard Purdie on the Jon Hammond Band, my old rock band HADES from a 1971 recording in Provo Park Berkeley CA. Get Back In The Groove with Frank Biner on vocals from a DTI Records recording 1981 and dedicated to the hurricane victims…and a track I recorded with Eddie Money: “I’ve Been Lovin’ You Too Long”.
HammondCast 7 http://www.HammondCast.com

On HammondCast 7 you’ll hear some great pieces from my archives with Bernard Purdie live on my band at Kimball’s East in Emeryville California, also a live recording from my old rock band HADES that was recorded live in Provo Park Berkeley CA all the way back in 1971..before some of you were born I’m sure. And a track with EDDIE MONEY and also a song I wrote and recorded for DTI Records that I’d like to dedicate to the recent victims of Hurricanes Katrina & RIta…HammondCast 7 – spcl. thanks KALX Anthony Bonet © 2015 JON HAMMOND

*Note: Entire 51 minutes in KALX from Jon Hammond *LINK: https://archive.org/details/InStudioRadioInterviewWithJonHammondAndBernardPurdieAtKalxWith

In Studio Radio Interview with Jon Hammond and Bernard Purdie at KALX with Anthony Bonet
by Jon Hammond

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Topics bernard purdie, jon hammond, soul music, kalx, anthony bonet, interview, radio, cocodrie, kimball’s east, drums, b3 organ
Run time 50 minutes 37 seconds
Producer Jon Hammond
Audio/Visual sound

51 Minutes In-Studio Radio Interview with organist Jon Hammond and studio drummer Bernard Purdie with host producer Anthony Bonet aka “Sex 14s”. This interview took place
on October 8th 1998 the day before Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men performed 2 concerts at Cocodrie Club in North Beach San Francisco and at Kimball’s East Nightclub and Restaurant in Emeryville, both clubs are closed now. Hear Jon and
Bernard talk about their long musical careers and the music and musicians on the band the next day, saxophonist Bennett Friedman, guitarist Barry Finnerty, Bernard Purdie aka “Pretty Purdie” or “The Hit Maker” on drums and Jon Hammond at the B3 organ.
Very special thanks to host producer Anthony Bonet aka “Sex 14s” of KALX and Bottom of The Hill club for having us in and also to Scott Rootenberg of The Cocodrie Club,
Jon Hammond
http://www.jonhammondband.com
Note: Bernard Purdie is perhaps the most recorded drummer in the music business
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Purdie
Bernard Lee “Pretty” Purdie (born June 11, 1939) is an American session drummer, and is considered an influential and innovative exponent of funk. He is known for his strict musical time keeping and “The Purdie Shuffle”
James Brown, Jeff Beck, Hummingbird, Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin, Gil Scott-Heron, King Curtis, The Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Randy Brecker, Quincy Jones, Hall & Oates, Isaac Hayes, Cat Stevens, Hair, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (soundtrack), Jon Hammond Late Rent album
Behind The Beat Story of Late Rent http://behindthebeat.com/2004/12/jon-hammond-late-rent/

Jon Hammond: Late Rent – by Steve Rosenfeld

Jon Hammond says “the fingers are the singers.’” The latest CD from this exceptional and soulful Hammond organist is the proof. “Late Rent” draws on decades of great recording sessions and top live performances to showcase his own playing and many top jazz and funk artists. It shows why the Hammond organ is one of the most enduring electric instruments and why Hammond is one of its best players.

The Late Rent Story
Jon Hammond waited half his life to make this CD – starting with being an underground TV host.
Swingin’ Funky Jazz & Blues
Jon Hammond describes his style of music and how he learned to play it.
Two Hot Tracks
Jon Hammond recalls one of his first songs – from age 15 – and a great Sunday session.
Sonny’s Advice
A little advice on melody from a great sax player went a long way.

HammondCast 41 Jon Hammond’s Journal http://kyouradio.org/blog.html/hammondcast_41_jon_hammonds_journal/

Accordions Worldwide Breaking News: Jon Hammond Funk Unit Featured, Summer NAMM, Nashville, Tennessee – USA
by Holda Paoletti-kampl

Jon Hammond Funk Unit Featured, Summer NAMM, Nashville, Tennessee – USA by Holda Paoletti-kampl

http://www.accordions.com/news.aspx?d=27-May-2016&lang=en#art11769

Sylvia Pagni, Holda Paoletti-Kampl, Jon Hammond in Musikmesse Frankfurt

Jon Hammond, Holda Paoletti-kampl Accordions Worldwide Editor http://accordions.com/, Joe Berger, Nello Gabrielloni in halle 3.0 at Musikmesse

Accordion Radio News http://accordionradio.com/news.html

Jon Hammond Funk Unit Featured, Summer NAMM, Nashville, Tennessee – USA
by Holda Paoletti-Kampl

Jon Hammond’s Hammond Funk Unit quintet is performing a 40 minute set of his original compositions as part of the Summer NAMM Showcase at the famous Music City Center, Nashville.

The concert is on Friday June 24th, 2pm to 2.40pm. California-based Jon Hammond is a jazz musician and radio presenter, best-known nowadays as an organist who regularly uses accordion in his group and for hospital and old folks concerts (picture below).

Jon Hammond wrote:
“Three of the musicians are Nashville based: R Barber (trombone), Louis ‘Flip’ Winfield (drums), Cord Martin (tenor saxophone) plus my long-time guitarist Joe Berger and myself on Hamond organ – both Joe and myself are officially from New York City, although I am also in California a lot – I’m still a New Yorker!

There is a very strong chance that Lee Oskar will be joining us as Special Guest. I can’t guarantee that Lee will be onstage with us. We recently talked about doing it when we met at the ASCAP Pop Awards in Hollywood last month. He told me that he will be there and is going to try to make it, so we are going to have the stage set up for that, we have played together several times over the years.

Lee was an award recipient at the ASCAP Pop Awards and besides being the original member of the legendary band WAR, he manufactures his own line of Lee Oskar Harmonicas that have been very popular with Blues and Rock performers for years.

Here we are in Hollywood a couple of weeks ago, with Lee wearing the medal he was awarded.”

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/GetBackInTheGrooveJonHammondBand

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=940444542651010

Youtube http://youtu.be/eKZ8vQGJq8Y

Jon Hammond’s composition “Get Back in The Groove” very special performance Jon Hammond Band in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Jon’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party with many close friends in attendance – Tony Lakatos on tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, special guest Lee Oskar harmonica, Jon Hammond organ / bass

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/6842260604

Hello New York! Jon Hammond Show 28 Minutes Preview 06/04 MNN TV – First segment: Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt – LATE RENT Jon Hammond Theme Song – Jon Hammond Band: Peter Klohmann tenor, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ – Video: Tino Pavlis – Second segment: First playing of the Todd Anderson arrangement of “Lydia’s Tune” by Jon Hammond – Organist Jon Hammond composed this song in Paris France after flying there aboard Air France Concorde in year 1981, played here now with Meeting House Jazz Orchestra – #hammondcast Arranged and Conducted by tenor saxophonist Todd Anderson. Bob Rosen (tenor) presiding over the Music Program at Friends Seminary​ 230 year old school established on Manhattan’s East Side – David Zalud trumpet, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron​, Alfredo Marques trombones, (guitar solo): David Acker guitar, Mike Campenni drums, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! Thank you for playing my song and those listening and watching this Podcast folks! Jon Hammond​ ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com/
TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN]​ – Manhattan Neighborhood Network​ – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM​ of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM AFM Local 6 PROFILE http://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/ — with Alfredo Marques, Bob Rosen, Greg Ruvolo, Todd Anderson, Mike Campenni, Art Baron, David Acker, Charles Lee and AFM Local 6 at Friends Seminary.
3rd segment: Jon Hammond Band​ – Czechoslovakian Salsa Song by Jon Hammond (organ) Video Tino Pavlis
Note: https://www.facebook.com/notes/jon-hammond-band/best-party-of-the-year-jon-hammonds-annual-musikmesse-warm-up-party-in-jazzkelle/1107482975950736
Best Party of The Year! Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse​ Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller​ Tuesday April 5th 2016 celebrating 30 years
Jon Hammond​ – organ Joe Berger​ – guitar Peter Klohmann​ – saxophone Giovanni Totò Gulino​ – drums Mr. Hammond has toured worldwide since 1991 using the incredible Sk1 organ by Hammond Suzuki..™ “Classic Hammond Sound…In A Suitcase!” The Jon Hammond Show is a funky swinging instrumental revue, featuring top international soloists. The show has universal appeal. Big Hammond orgel sound – 100% organic
©JON HAMMOND International – JJ Guitars​ Suzuki Musical Instruments​
4th segment: As Seen On MNN TV The Jon Hammond Show – Filmed in High Definition – Pocket Funk with NDR Horns – Jon Hammond Band special Auster Jazz Series – musical director Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor saxophone, Ernst-Friedrich Fiete Felsch alto saxophone, Funky Heinz Lichius drums feature on this one, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ + bass http://www.HammondCast.com/ special thanks dankeschön to Knut Simon and Lukas Aaron Hambrecht AutoBild Redaktion Team for bringing the Borgward, Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera (also a fine drummer) and all the Hamburg people who came to this party session, Auster Bar Team Frank Blume & Torsten Wendt – support from Musik Rotthoff, Joe Berger is playing Futhark Guitars, Jon Hammond the Sk1 Hammond manufactured by Suzuki Musical Instruments – Auster Bar Hamburg Eimsbüttel #hammondcast

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Youtube https://youtu.be/HHyh9Hqj_bE

Jon Hammond with his trusty Sennheiser HD 25-1 headphones

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Duo Gig today: Marc Baum & Jon Hammond after the gig with dueling famous Remin Kart-A-Bag wheels, it’s a wrap folks!

http://jonhammondband.com/blog.html/

AFM Local 6 Member Profile JON HAMMOND: “WHERE’S THE GIG?” — by ALEX WALSH

https://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/

Jon Hammond is a musician, composer, bandleader, publisher, journalist, TV show host, radio DJ, and multi-media entrepreneur. He currently travels the world, playing gigs and attending trade shows.

THE EARLY YEARS
Jon Hammond was born in Chicago in 1953. His father was a doctor and his mother was a housewife. They both played the piano. In 1957, his parents moved Jon and his four sisters to Berkeley, CA, where his father worked in a hospital as head of the emergency room. When he was nine, Jon started accordion lessons. “In those days, they had studios where parents would drop their kids off after school for tap dancing and accordion lessons. There were accordion bands and they would compete against each other.”

“Every time I see a musician walking down the street I say, ‘Hey, where’s the gig?’ Because it doesn’t matter what kind of music you play, if you’re carrying an instrument–going to a rehearsal, or coming back from a repair shop, whatever it is–we all need our gigs. And that’s what the union is all about. Hopefully, we can all keep working and be supportive of everybody’s gigs. There’s room for everybody.”

Jon played his first gig at a senior citizens luncheon when he was eleven. Not only did he get a free lunch but he was paid $25 –a lot of money in those days. Jon says his father was supportive, but did not want him to pursue a music career. “He told me that music was a great hobby. He got me a wonderful professional accordion for my Bar Mitzvah, directly from John Molinari, one of the greatest accordionists who ever lived. It was a Guilietti Professional Tone Chamber accordion. That’s the accordion I won Jr. Jazz Champion on in 1966.”

In high school, Jon attended a private boys school in San Francisco. He was a class clown, and when it got to the point where he was going to be expelled, Jon took his accordion and ran away from home. He immersed himself in the San Francisco music scene and started playing organ in several bands. By 1971 he was in a four piece rock group called Hades which shared a rehearsal space with Quicksilver Messenger Service. “I was friends with their manager, Ron Polte, who also managed guitarist John Cipollina. We got to open for his band, Copperhead.”

Jon continued to play gigs in the Bay Area in different configurations, including a few gigs with a young Eddie Money. By this time Jon had become frustrated with the Bay Area scene. One night while playing a biker bar he got into a fight and his band didn’t come to his defense. “That was the last straw. I was angry and I said I wasn’t coming back.”

Jon in the early 70s

Jon moved to Boston in 1973 to attend the Berklee School of Music. He also got a gig playing in Boston’s Combat Zone backing up burlesque shows. When Jon saw one of his idols, pianist Keith Jarrett play in New York he told him he was going to Berklee and asked him for advice. “Keith looked me right in the eye and said ‘Berklee can be very dangerous for your music.’ It was like he popped this huge bubble. Years later I came to understand what he was talking about. You have to learn the fundamentals, but the music itself comes from a much deeper place. They can’t teach that, you have to find it yourself.”

When Jon’s teachers began sitting in on his gigs in Boston, he questioned why he was in school if the teachers were coming to play with him. He quit school, moved to Cape Cod and started playing with bandleader Lou Colombo. “He did all the private parties for Tip O’Neill. We played what they used to call the business man’s beat. On the gig it was forbidden to swing. It was like swing cut in half. So if you tried to go with the four, Lou would say, ‘Don’t swing it, don’t swing it.’ He pounded it into my head night after night.”

LATE RENT

In 1981 Jon took a trip to Paris where he broke through his writers block and wrote some of his best music. He returned to New York with his new tunes and started a production company with the idea of getting a record deal for a friend that had played on a #1 hit record. After months of pounding the pavement with no results, Jon realized he had better work on his own music before his money ran out. He took the last of his savings, including his upcoming rent money, and went into the studio to record what came to be known as “The Late Rent Sessions”.

The session had Todd Anderson on tenor sax, Barry Finnerty on guitar, Stephen Ferrone on drums, and Jon on B3. They recorded at Intergalactic, the last studio that John Lennon recorded in. Jon had no luck getting a record deal for his new project, but he did get gigs in New York with his band Jon Hammond and the Late Rent Session Men.

Jon Hammond Band Onstage at NAMM, 2014: Joe Berger, Dom Famularo, Alex Budman, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond

n 1982, Jon found out about public access television and the idea that anyone could produce a show and get it on TV. He started broadcasting on Manhattan’s public station in 1984. “I decided I was going to produce a radio show on TV. The first episodes showed just my tapping foot and my voice. It was a gimmick. We had graphics that were synchronized to go with the music. It worked out well. People dug it.” Within a few weeks, Jon was interviewed and featured in Billboard Magazine. The Jon Hammond Show was considered an alternative to the clips on Cable TV. “MTV was still in its infancy. We had a concept that was revolutionary. My phone started ringing and we were the hot kids on the block.”

LIVING ABROAD

Jon continued to play gigs in New York and produce his TV show. In 1987, he went to his first trade show (NAMM) where he was introduced to Mr. Julio Guilietti, the man who built his accordion. He then began traveling to trade shows and making contacts with musicians and companies around the world, including Hammond Suzuki. “They gave me the Hammond XB-2, the first really powerful portable Hammond organ. Glenn Derringer, one of my all-time heroes, presented it to me. I got one of the first. Paul Shaffer from the Letterman Show got the other. At the time there was only one EXP-100 expression pedal–we had to share the pedal. I used the pedal for my gigs and when Paul needed it I would bring it over to him at 30 Rockefeller Center on my bicycle.”

In the early 90s, when his New York gigs began drying up, Jon was encouraged to go to Germany. “It was a hard time. My father had just died and there were very few gigs. I got the XB-2 organ right when I needed it, so I decided to take a chance. I bought a roundtrip ticket to Frankfurt with an open return. I went with 50 bucks and stayed for a year. When I came back, I had 100 bucks.”

Jon stayed at a friend’s house and played a borrowed accordion on the street until he could get a band together. “I played on the street until my fingers turned blue and would collect enough money to get some fish soup. After about two weeks I got a call—I had put a band together and had 3 gigs coming up. A TV show had heard my story and wanted to do a story on me. At the first gig 19 people came; the second only 15 people came. Then I got the little spot on TV. When I came to the third gig people were lined up down the street. When I walked up I thought they were having an art exhibit. When they said, ‘No, they’re waiting for you.’ I choked up, I couldn’t even talk. So I’ve been playing there every year since. The people in Germany really saved my musical career at a time when very few things were happening for me in New York or San Francisco. I have a really good following in Europe. I keep busy as a musician in the States, playing hospitals and assisted living places, but my band dates I pretty much play overseas.”

Jon’s Late Rent Sessions was eventually released on a German label and received modest airplay. During the 90s he travelled back and forth to Europe, spending a year playing gigs in Paris, and eventually settling in Hamburg. Since then he has released two more albums and has played gigs in Moscow, Shanghai, and Australia. With the help of the internet, Jon is able to produce his TV show anywhere.

PRESENT DAY

In the mid-2000s Jon produced Hammondcast, a radio program for CBS that aired in San Francisco at four in the morning and was rebroadcast before Oakland A’s games. “When the baseball games played in the afternoon, my show would play for about 20 minutes and then it was pre-empted. I had a lot of fun with that.” His guests included Danny Glover, Barry Melton from Country Joe & the Fish, and many local people. “It took me awhile to figure out that I had permission to broadcast anything I wanted. I could play the London Philharmonic or Stevie Wonder. My tag line was ‘Hello, Hello, Hello! Wake up or go back to sleep…’”

Today, Jon continues to visit tradeshows and is determined to keep doing everything he does as long as he can. “I made a pact with my longtime co-producer, guitarist Joe Berger, that we are going to go to these trade shows until we are little old men with canes.”

Jon has released four CDs

Jon Hammond Entertaining on Excelsior Accordion in Bernal Heights SF Neighborhood Center — photo by Cheryl Fippen Local 6

Location:
NAMM Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort Acoustic Stage
Jon Hammond Funk Unit

Event Date:
Thursday, January 21, 2016 – 9:00pm to 9:40pm
Genre:
Rock
Website:
http://www.jonhammondband.com
Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband
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https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2016/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit-0
Artist Info
Jon
Jon Hammond
Organ / Organist Leader
Joe
Joe Berger
guitar / guitarist

#TheNAMMShow #HammondOrgan #NAMM #Sheraton – The NAMM Show

Event Date:
Thursday, January 21, 2016 – 9:00pm to 9:40pm
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Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/TinosHammondOrgan80thAnniversaryFilmDocumentaryTrailer

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1263982

Youtube https://youtu.be/2AX5CRnBWkA

Producer Tino’s Hammond Organ 80th Anniversary Film Documentary Trailer: Tino Pavlis – by Jon Hammond

Published August 13, 2015
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Topics Hammond Organs, 80th Anniversary Hammond Organ, Tino Pavlis, Producer, Co-Producer, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond, NAMM Show, musikmesse, Suzuki Musical Instruments, Hamamatsu, B3, New B3mk2, Sk1, #HammondOrgan #80thAnniversary

Tino’s Hammond Organ 80th Anniversary Film Documentary Trailer with cameo appearances Michael Falkenstein, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond, Shuji Suzuki and Suzuki Musical Instuments Hammond Organ Team, Bernie Capicchiano Bernies Music Land Australia Hammond Distributor, Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in world famous historic jazzkeller Frankfurt – Outro music “Organ Meets Bigband” Jon Hammond with Landesjugendjazzorchester LaJazzO MV orchestra – Director/Producer: Tino Pavlis, co-producer Joe Berger http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/OrganMeetsBigbandRostockKlostergarten

by Jon Hammond

Published August 8, 2015
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Topics LaJazzO MV, Organ Meets Bigband, Klostergarten, Rostock, Jazz Orchestra, Jimmy Smith, Steve Gray, Michael Leuschner, Landesjugendorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, #HammondOrgan #Jazz #Blues

„Organ meets Bigband“ das LaJJazzO M-V LandesJugendJazzOrchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern https://www.facebook.com/events/846845685410695/ Am 01.08.2015 ist das Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LaJazzO MV) mit seinem diesjährigen Solisten Jon Hammond wieder im Klostergarten Rostock zu Gast. Covering Jimmy Smith’s Back at The Chicken Shack and The Sermon – Nachdem sich in den vergangenen Jahren das LaJazzO MV mit den in der Big Band vorkommenden Instrumenten musikalisch auseinandersetzte, wird in 2015 die Jazzorgel musikalisch thematisiert werden. Unter dem Titel “Organ meets Big Band” wird dieses sehr traditionsreiche Instrument der Jazzgeschichte in den Mittelpunkt der Konzertreihe im folgenden Jahr gestellt. Als Jazzinstrument wurde es von Fats Waller in den 30er Jahren eingeführt und hatte seine Hochzeit in den 50er Jahren durch seine Vertreter wie Jimmy Smith. Der international renommierte New Yorker Jazzorganist Jon Hammond wird zusammen mit dem LaJazzO MV unter der Leitung von Michael Leuschner den besonderen Charme dieses Instrumentes wieder zum Leben erwecken. Im Programm sind unter anderem Titel von Jimmy Smith, arrangiert von Steve Gray – eine Leihgabe aus dem Archiv der NDR-Bigband.

Jon Hammond studierte in den siebziger Jahren am Berklee College of Music und am City College San Francisco. Konzertreisen führten ihn quer durch die Vereinigten Staaten und Kanada. In seiner eigenen ‘Jon Hammond Show’ spielte er mit Musikern wie Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge und vielen anderen. Auch in Europa fand und findet seine Musik unverändert viele Anhänger. Die Medien berichten wiederholt von einem unverwechselbaren und prägenden Sound. Jon Hammond hat u.a. auf der 20. Frankfurter Musikmesse mitgewirkt und tritt vornehmlich in Hamburg auf. “The Jon Hammond Show” is a funky, swinging Jazz instrumental revue, featuring notable international soloists and reflecting the influences of Miles Davis, The Crusaders and Jimmy Smith.
http://www.HammondCast.com
Programm: “Organ meets Bigband”
Leitung: Michael Leuschner
Samstag, d. 01.08.2015, 20:30 Klostergarten Rostock

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/vb.133709526657853/1105371389491657/?type=3&theater

Youtube https://youtu.be/gX-6UczeyII

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/135785907

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1262828

Leader Michael Leuschner and Jon Hammond with the famous poster for “Organ Meets Bigband” – NDR Jazz archives special arrangements of Steve Gray come back to life here:

Bernard Purdie, Pretty Purdie, June 11, Jon Hammond, Interview, #PrettyPurdie #NAMMShow #HammondOrgan #Drums

Jon Hammond Show Public Access Cable TV Show Preview 05/07

May 3, 2016

*WATCH CABLE TV SHOW HERE: Jon Hammond Show Public Access Cable TV Show Preview 05/07

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/6842260507

Youtube https://youtu.be/eX6lmFrd1cU

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/1276595532369241/

Billboard Magazine Flashback – March 1984 article by Kim Freeman

Billboard Magazine Article about The Jon Hammond Show TV Show from March 17 1984, now The Jon Hammond Show
is in 34th year

Jon Hammond Show Public Access Cable TV Show Preview 05/07
First segment – opener Yachtklub Life James Wes Opener Jon Hammond Band – Hans Romanov Presents
Peter Klohmann tenor saxo
Joe Berger guitar
Giovanni Totò Gulino drums
Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond organ & bass
Video Tino Pavlis
Audio Johannes Napp, Silvio Cappucci
On the Main River – Frankfurt am Main

2nd segment Hollywood CA — Interview Allison Iraheta and Matthew Hager aka Halo Circus with Jon Hammond at the 11th annual ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO for Jon Hammond Show – special thanks Kelly MacGaunn kelleemack pr, ‪#‎bobbimarcuspr‬

‪#‎halocircus‬ ‪#‎ASCAPExpo‬ ‪#‎OurASCAP
3rd segment No X-Cess Baggage Blues musikmesse-Session Jazzkeller Hofheim – Jon Hammond Band 20th consecutive year in Jazzkeller Hofheim: Joe Berger guitar aka “The Berger-Meister”, Peter Klohmann tenor saxofonist, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond Organ – thanks to Jeff Guilford / JJ Guitars for operating my camera http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Cable Access TV, Jon Hammond Show, ASCAP Expo, Yachtklub, Frankfurt, musikmesse, Blues, Jazz, Hammond Organ, Allison Iraheta, Matthew Hager, Halo Circus, Preview, Interview, Concert, #HammondOrgan #CNNiReport

Bruce Arnold Bernard Purdie Orpheus Interview & Concert

July 8, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Bruce Arnold Bernard Purdie Orpheus Interview & Concert

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/BruceArnoldBernardPurdieOrpheusInterviewConcert

Jon Hammond interview Bruce Arnold / Bruce Arnold-Orpheus and Bernard Purdie founding members of Orpheus band who had the 1968 hit “Can’t Find The Time”, later joined by Bruce’s son JohnMark Arnold and the band in concert with their hit at the Marin County Fair – this clip will be broadcast on The Jon Hammond Show in New York and streaming http://www.HammondCast.com/

Orpheus live band credits:
Bruce Arnold – guitar, vocals

Bernard Purdie – drums

Howie Hersh – bass
Elliot Sherman – piano, keyboards
John Arnold – guitar, vocals

Bill Shontz – saxophone, flute, vocals
Steve Kaetzel – Keyboards

The group released a total of four albums and five singles between 1968 and 1971.

Orpheus played many sold-out concerts throughout the United States, sharing the stage with artists such as The Who, Led Zeppelin, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Jeff Beck, The Rascals and Janis Joplin – to name a few.
Their classic 1968 hit single, “Can’t Find the Time”, was covered in 2000 by Hootie & The Blowfish for the soundtrack to the Farrelly Brothers comedy “Me, Myself & Irene” starring Jim Carrey and Rene Zellweger.
Their second album, Ascending, reached no. 10 in the 1968 Playboy magazine Jazz and Pop Reader Poll, “Vocal Album of the Year”.
The group recorded the title track “Little Sister” for the 1969 MGM movie “Marlowe,” starring James Garner, Rita Moreno and Bruce Lee.
Orpheus reunited in 1988 and performed at the Boston Music Awards with the late Brad Delp, (lead singer of the platinum selling group Boston).
Orpheus was invited to record at George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch in 1988. The material from these sessions was later included on Bruce Arnold’s CD titled “Orpheus Again” released in 2010.
In 1968 Actor/Comedian Chevy Chase toured Southern Universities with a band posing as Orpheus.
The group was one of the first contemporary music bands to be asked to perform at The Museum of Modern Art in 1969.
Orpheus albums and singles were released worldwide reaching the Top 20 in Brazil, Britain, France and the Philippines.
The band’s music has been lauded by entertainment industry notables such as Elvis Costello, Laura Nyro, Steely Dan, Chevy Chase, The B52’s, The Cars, Chicago, Aerosmith, Boston, Hootie & The Blowfish, Matthew Sweet, Miles Davis, John Stewart, David Freiberg, St. Etienne, Edwin McCain, Jimmy Webb, Phil Ramone, Questlove, Peter & Bobby Farrelly, Tony Bennett, The J. Geils Band, Neil Sedaka, George Lucas, John Williams, Chuck Norris, Red Peters, Jerry Harrison (The Talking Heads), Jim Carrey, Ryan Seacrest, Dan Patrick and David Lynch.

Youtube http://youtu.be/K2Z5fB_RtmI

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1150549

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x211vtt_bruce-arnold-bernard-purdie-orpheus-interview-concert_music

interview, arnold, county, purdie, orpheus, fair, band, bruce, marin county fair, bernard, worcester ma, folk rock

Sadly announcing that Chico Hamilton has just died – Interview with Jon Hammond HammondCast

November 27, 2013

*LISTEN TO AUDIO: Chico Hamilton Interview With Jon Hammond

Sadly announcing that Chico Hamilton has just died folks – here he is on my radio program, thanks for all the music and great interview Chico! https://archive.org/details/JonHammondChicoHamiltononHammondCastKYOURadio – sincerely, Jon Hammond

Rest In Peace Chico Hamilton – here he is in a great photo I shot with Roy Haynes, Chico Hamilton, James Moody, Frank Foster, Tony Bennett, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, McCoy Tyner, Ray Barretto, Paquito D’Rivera, Bob Brookmeyer, Nat Hentoff – all NEA Jazz Master Award Recipients with Dana Gioia from NEA far left – Jon Hammond
*from Jon’s Journal – Jon Hammond Band

http://kernelpanichammondcast.blogspot.com/2012/11/hammondcast-10-jons-journal-december-1.html — with Clark Terry, Nancy Wilson, Frank Foster Music, Ron Carter, Chick Corea, Barry Harris, James Moody, Ray Barreto, Tony Bennett, Chico Hamilton, Paquito D’Rivera, McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes, Freddie Hubbard, Slide Hampton and Nat Hentoff at Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers — with Chico Hamilton

Jon Hammond Jon Hammond: Here’s Chico Hamilton in a photo I shot a few years ago with Anita O’Day, Dr. Billy Taylor, Horace Silver, Ron Carter, Dave Baker, Gerald Wilson, Jimmy Heath .. JH

Drummer, Bandleader, NEA Jazz Master Award Recipient CHICO HAMILTON on HammondCast KYOU Radio, excerpted from interview by Jon Hammond, organist and host of HammondCast

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chico_Hamilton

Chico Hamilton (born Foreststorn Hamilton, September 20, 1921), is an American jazz drummer and bandleader.

Hamilton was born in Los Angeles, California. He had a fast-track musical education in a band with Charles Mingus, Illinois Jacquet, Ernie Royal, Dexter Gordon, Buddy Collette and Jack Kelso. Engagements with Lionel Hampton, Slim & Slam, T-Bone Walker, Lester Young, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet, Billy Eckstine, Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis Jr., Billie Holiday, Gerry Mulligan and six years with Lena Horne established him as a jazz drummer,[1] and he struck out on his own as a bandleader in 1955.
Hamilton appeared in the March Milastaire number in the film You’ll Never Get Rich (1941) as part of the backing group supporting Fred Astaire, and performed on the soundtrack of the Bing Crosby/Bob Hope film Road to Bali.
He recorded his first album as leader in 1955 with George Duvivier (double-bass) and Howard Roberts (jazz guitar) for Pacific Jazz. In same year Hamilton formed an unusual quintet in L.A. featuring cello, flute, guitar, bass and drums.[2] The quintet has been described as one of the last important West Coast Jazz bands.[1] The original personnel included flutist Buddy Collette, guitarist Jim Hall, cellist Fred Katz and bassist Jim Aton, who was later replaced by Carson Smith. Hamilton continued to tour using different personnel, from 1957 to 1960. The group including flutist Paul Horn and John Pisano was featured in the film Sweet Smell of Success in 1957. The same group, this time including Nate Gershman and Eric Dolphy appeared in the film Jazz on a Summer’s Day in 1960. He marked his first recordings with Eric Dolphy on With Strings Attached, Gongs East, The Three Faces of Chico, and That Hamilton Man.

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondJonHammondFirstRoadTestSk1PocketFunk

Youtube http://youtu.be/vp7pNTp6seo 1,992

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151760711837102

First-ever public gig with the new Sk1 Hammond Stage Keyboard 04/08/2011
Jon Hammond Band playing original composition “POCKET FUNK”
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – tenor sax
Giovanni Gulino – drums
Jon Hammond – Sk1 Hammond Suzuki stage keyboard weighs only 15 lbs. as opposed to 425 lbs.= B3 Organ
Special thanks to Suzuki Team – Ken Atsumi, Waichiro ‘Tachi’ Tachikawa, Shigeyuki Ohtaka, Shuji Suzuki, Kunio Miyauchi, Yu Beniya, Hammond Suzuki Deutschland Director Michael Falkenstein, Malc Deakin Hammond UK, Hammond Suzuki Europe, Dennis Capiga Hammond Suzuki USA

Jon Hammond’s Annual Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim
”Pocket Funk” by Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com ASCAP 

Sk1 Organ Ultralight Jon Hammond Road Test Unveiling Musikmesse Funk Jazz Rock
Category:
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Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/jon-hammond-first-road-test-sk1-pocket-funk-5073936

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYK12HQC.x?p=1 width=”720″ height=”433″]

Chico Hamilton, R.I.P., New School, Jazz and Contemporary Music, Interview, Jon Hammond, Drums, Organ, Local 802, Musicians Union, Pocket Funk

Really Incredible Danny Glover Interview On Jon Hammond’s Radio Show HammondCast 81 (December 5, 2006)

September 30, 2013

*LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE: Really Incredible Danny Glover Interview On Jon Hammond’s Radio Show

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/HammondCast81

Danny Glover Actor Activist visiting with Jon Hammond on Jon’s radio program, touching on a whole range of topics of global importance and locally in San Francisco where the broadcast happened on 1550 AM KYCY and KYOU – revisiting concerts attended at Bill Graham’s Fillmore, talking about the music that inspired him while attending San Francisco State University, Chambers Brothers, Aretha Franklin, John Coltrane a shout out to saxophonist Ron Stallings (R.I.P.) and more, a truly incredible in-depth interview covering his work in movies, the ACT Theatre Group, United Nations and works of Richard Wright and his wife at Bomani Gallery. Jon Hammond website http://www.HammondCast.com 45 minutes 16 seconds

danny glover, san francisco, interview, radio, kycy, united nateions, jon hammond, jazz foundation, paris, bill graham, fillmore, san francisco state, university, john coltrane, be kind rewind, local 802, musicians union

Interview with Chico Hamilton and Jon Hammond happy 90th birthday Chico

November 13, 2011

Chico Hamilton 90th Birthday Nine Twenty 2011 Interview With Jon Hammond HammondCast

*LISTEN TO AUDIO: Chico Hamilton Interview With Jon Hammond

http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondChicoHamiltononHammondCastKYOURadio

Chico Hamilton center with Anita O’Day, Gerald Wilson, Dr. Billy Taylor, James Moody, Dave Brubeck at top in New York – photo by Jon Hammond

Drummer, Bandleader, NEA Jazz Master Award Recipient CHICO HAMILTON on HammondCast KYOU Radio, excerpted from interview by Jon Hammond, organist and host of HammondCast

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chico_Hamilton

Chico Hamilton (born Foreststorn Hamilton, September 20, 1921), is an American jazz drummer and bandleader.

Hamilton was born in Los Angeles, California. He had a fast-track musical education in a band with Charles Mingus, Illinois Jacquet, Ernie Royal, Dexter Gordon, Buddy Collette and Jack Kelso. Engagements with Lionel Hampton, Slim & Slam, T-Bone Walker, Lester Young, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet, Billy Eckstine, Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis Jr., Billie Holiday, Gerry Mulligan and six years with Lena Horne established him as a jazz drummer,[1] and he struck out on his own as a bandleader in 1955.
Hamilton appeared in the March Milastaire number in the film You’ll Never Get Rich (1941) as part of the backing group supporting Fred Astaire, and performed on the soundtrack of the Bing Crosby/Bob Hope film Road to Bali.
He recorded his first album as leader in 1955 with George Duvivier (double-bass) and Howard Roberts (jazz guitar) for Pacific Jazz. In same year Hamilton formed an unusual quintet in L.A. featuring cello, flute, guitar, bass and drums.[2] The quintet has been described as one of the last important West Coast Jazz bands.[1] The original personnel included flutist Buddy Collette, guitarist Jim Hall, cellist Fred Katz and bassist Jim Aton, who was later replaced by Carson Smith. Hamilton continued to tour using different personnel, from 1957 to 1960. The group including flutist Paul Horn and John Pisano was featured in the film Sweet Smell of Success in 1957. The same group, this time including Nate Gershman and Eric Dolphy appeared in the film Jazz on a Summer’s Day in 1960. He marked his first recordings with Eric Dolphy on With Strings Attached, Gongs East, The Three Faces of Chico, and That Hamilton Man.

In March 2011, with his 90th birthday six months off, Hamilton trekked out of his New York City penthouse apartment to helm a marathon recording session resulting in 28 new tracks with his Euphoria group. No one woodsheds like a jazz drummer, and coming off a health setback during the Summer of 2010, Hamilton and his Euphoria group began sheding at weekly rehearsals at Hamilton’s Penthouse A. These weekly rehearsals played an important part in Hamilton’s rehabilitation, facilitated Hamilton and his group becoming very tight with each other and exploring places musically they had not previously gone together, and brought together a wealth of new original material, offered up in three courses, each of which is a different viewpoint of Hamilton’s Revelation.

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HammondCast KYOU Radio Very Special Guest and Music of CHICO HAMILTON, NEA Jazz Master Award Recipient, Interview with JON HAMMOND & CHICO and Chico’s music: “I’m Still Thirsty” (Chico’s Accordion Dub” and from new album HAMILTONIA “Bones, No Meat”, “How’s Your Feelings”, “Spring Again”

Hessischer Rundfunk Kenny and Benny Meet Bing and Bong Jon Hammond Reporting From Frankfurt

Historic hr-Bigband Frankfurt Radio Bigband Concert and Broadcast News Brought To You By Jon Hammond in Frankfurt Germany

Kenny and Benny Meet Bing and Bong

Jon Hammond reporting from the Frankfurt Studios of Hessicher Rundfunk concert on a special night

broadcast of hr-Bigband with special guests guitarist Kenny Burrell and saxophonist composer

Benny Golson aka The Kenny and Benny Show, because at the time the hr-Bigband had Kurt Bong

and Herbert Bings, this was the historic night that as Jon Hammond says:

“The Kenny and Benny met Bing and Bong !”

Photo of broadcast:

photo by Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond and Kenny Burrell in Hannover Germany after NDR Interview Session with Knut Benzner:

Benny Golson and Jon Hammond

Jimmy Smith and Kenny Burrell photo by Jon Hammond

HR-Bigband

Jon Hammond Memorable Gigs, People and Places

HammondCast

Kenny and Benny, Bing and Bong, HR-Bigband, Jon Hammond, HammondCast, NDR Radio, KYOURADIO, HammondCast, Jazz, Frankfurt, Hamburg, ASCAP, Local 802 Musicians Union, Hannover, Knut Benzner

http://www.hr-online.de/website/rubriken/kultur/index.jsp?rubrik=39528

The Orchestra
Frankfurt Radio Bigband: Top-Class but not Elitist

Sk1 Now in USA Jon Hammond REPORT/海外からのお客様/ハモンド/鈴木楽器

Jon Hammond Trio with Jim Grantham tenor sax and Jack Dorsey drums

新着情報 REPORT/海外からのお客様/ハモンド/鈴木楽器 Jon Hammond and Koei Tanaka Concert for President Manji Suzuki and Company Hamamatsu Japan

http://www.suzuki-music.co.jp/hammond/new/101207/index.htm

■ 11月1日(月) 晴れ
この日は何故なのかトリプルブッキング。プライベートで日本に立ち寄られたジョン・ハモンドさん、日本ツアーを終えて帰国前の敦賀明子さん。そして、これもまた関西からの帰路に立ち寄られた田中光栄さん。何の脈絡もなく集まった3人にアフターファイブコンサートをお願いしてしまったのはスズキ楽器貿易の北米担当者だった。



ジョン・ハモンドさんはショービジネスの表舞台に出てくることは少ないが、フランクフルトメッセでは25年、ナムショーでもレギュラーのように演奏されているエンドーサーである。今回も鈴木会長に唯会いたいという一念で来日された律儀なお人柄です。



派手さこそないがベーシックな彼のオルガンプレイは聴く人に安心感を与えてくれます。セラピストの術中に入っていくかのように、仕事を終えた従業員たちの心を癒してくれました。


*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:

http://ia700204.us.archive.org/10/items/JonHammondSuzukiWorldHeadquartersInHouseConcertJonHammondPt3of3/SuzukiHeadquarterPart3of3.m4v

WATCH THE VIDEO: http://ia600506.us.archive.org/24/items/JonHammondSk1GetBackInTheGrooveDedicationtoJapanRecovery/Sk1GetBackInTheGroove.m4v

http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondSk1GetBackInTheGrooveDedicationtoJapanRecovery/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfxApkftcCA

Sk1 Get Back In The Groove by Jon Hammond – Dedication to Japan Recovery – on the new Hammond Sk1. World’s First Road Test of the ultra-portable Hammond Sk1 with Jon Hammond Band in Germany at Jon’s annual Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim April 8, 2011 Special Thanks Suzuki Musical Instruments, Ken Atsumi, Waichiro ‘Tachi’ Tachikawa, Hiromitsu Ono, Yu Beniya, Shigeyuki Ohtaka, Shuji Suzuki, Bernie Capicchiano, Malc Deakin Hammond Suzuki UK Europe, Michael Falkenstein Hammond Suzuki Germany, camera: Jennifer
Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond Stage Keyboard http://www.jonhammondband.com
Sk1 Sk2 Hammond Suzuki Musikmesse Blues Soul Organ Hofheim Hamamatsu Japan

http://vimeo.com/25163686

Jon Hammond: “Fits In This Gig Bag 7 Kilos = 15.5 lbs. Hammond Sk1” !

WATCH THE VIDEO: http://ia700609.us.archive.org/13/items/JonHammondNoX-CessBaggageSk1Blues/NoXCessBaggageSk1Blues.m4v

http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondNoX-CessBaggageSk1Blues&reCache=1

http://www.ourmedia.org/media/no-x-cess-baggage-sk1-blues

No X-Cess Baggage Sk1 Blues – Sk1 Theme Song – World’s First Road Test of ultra-portable Hammond Sk1 with Jon Hammond Band in Germany at Jon’s annual Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim April 8, 2011 Special Thanks Suzuki Musical Instruments, Bernie Capicchiano, Malc Deakin Hammond Suzuki UK Europe, Michael Falkenstein Hammond Suzuki Germany, camera: Jennifer
Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond Stage Keyboard http://www.jonhammondband.com
Sk1 Sk2 Hammond Suzuki Musikmesse Blues Organ Hofheim Hamamatsu Japan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4IuCV7L1yM

Suzuki Concert Part 3 of 3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Uok7LV6OZk

JonHammondBand | November 02, 2010
Suzuki Headquarters and factory concert special for President Founder Manji Suzuki with introduction by Waichiro ‘Tachi’ Tachikawa, Jon Hammond at the new B3mk2 organ with Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica Part 3 of 3 “Mercy Mercy” in Hamamatsu Japan.
Special Thanks Mr. H. Ono, Mr. M. Terada, Mr. S. Ohtaka, Mr. Y. Beniya, Tachi Tachikawa, President M. Suzuki and entire Suzuki Musical Instruments Team, camera: Jennifer © JH INTL
http://www.HammondCast.com

Suzuki Musical Instruments, B3mk2 Organ, Tachi Tachikawa, Hamamatsu, Headquarters, Jon Hammond, Local 802 Musicians Union

Jon Hammond is introduced to Founder President of Suzuki Instruments Manji Suzuki by Master of Ceremonies Waichiro ‘Tachi’ Tachikawa at special concert for President Suzuki and Suzuki Team at Suzuki World Headquarters Suzuki Hall in Hamamatsu Japan. Jon played the incredible New B3mk2 Organ solo and together in duo with Suzuki Harmonica Artist Keio Tanaka *see corresponding videoshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXgA6MRW0Kc Wine and Roses
and Mercy Mercy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Uok7LV6OZk Suzuki builds Hammond Organs and the famous high quality Harmonicas
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=5869633&l=e84b420b06&id=558692101

Concert Jon Hammond Pt 2 of 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Uok7LV6OZk


Suzuki Headquarters and factory concert special for President Founder Manji Suzuki with introduction by Waichiro ‘Tachi’ Tachikawa, Jon Hammond at the new B3mk2 organ with Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica Part 2 of 3 “Days of Wine and Roses” in Hamamatsu Japan.
Special Thanks Mr. H. Ono, Mr. M. Terada, Mr. S. Ohtaka, Mr. Y. Beniya, Tachi Tachikawa, President M. Suzuki and entire Suzuki Musical Instruments Team, camera: Jennifer © JH INTL
http://www.HammondCast.com 



http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondSuzukiWorldHeadquartersInHouseConcertJonHammondPt2of3/


Suzuki Harmonicas Artist Koei Tanaka and Jon Hammond

Suzuki World Headquarters In House Concert Jon Hammond Pt 1 of 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AF_j3ShpNPk


Suzuki Headquarters and factory concert special for President Founder Manji Suzuki with introduction by Waichiro ‘Tachi’ Tachikawa, Jon Hammond at the new B3mk2 organ with Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica Part 2 of 3 “Days of Wine and Roses” in Hamamatsu Japan.
Special Thanks Mr. H. Ono, Mr. M. Terada, Mr. S. Ohtaka, Mr. Y. Beniya, Tachi Tachikawa, President M. Suzuki and entire Suzuki Musical Instruments Team, camera: Jennifer © JH INTL
http://www.HammondCast.com 




*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:

http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondSuzukiWorldHeadquartersInHouseConcertJonHammondPt1of3/

http://hamamatsutic.hamazo.tv/e2334330.html

Suzuki Musical Instruments, B3mk2 Organ, Tachi Tachikawa, Hamamatsu, Headquarters, Jon Hammond, Local 802 Musicians Union, Sk1, Sk2, Now in USA, Jazz, Blues, Gig Bag

Chico Hamilton, Foreststorn, New School, Martin Mueller, Beacons In Jazz, Arnie Lawrence, Jon Hammond, Meat No Bones, Fred Katz, Alex Foster, Barry Finnerty, Montreux Switzerland, Festival, Guitar, B3, Sk1, Sk2, Local 802, Musicians Union, Radio

*WATCH THE VIDEO: Indigo Blues Pocket Funk Jon Hammond Band

http://www.archive.org/details/IndigoBluesPocketFunkJonHammondBandIpod

Indigo Blues Pocket Funk Jon Hammond Band Large version http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4OFmNyQ2mM

Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men concert in the Indigo Blues Club 221 W. 46th St. New York City that was partly owned by Miles Davis playing original funky composition POCKET FUNK on December 12, 1989. 12/12/1989 As Seen On The Jon Hammond Show cable TV show.
Studio drummer Bernard “Pretty” Purdie kickin’ off the snappy tempo with his famous trademark “Pop!..And-A One…And-A Two..And-A You Know What To Do!”
Pocket Funk: *Folks, Jon Hammond here…”To get Pocket Funk, try leaving a Kleenex in your pocket the next time you do the laundry…Pocket Funk!” cymbal crash please…international problem folks!
ALEX FOSTER saxophone
JACK WILKINS guitar
BERNARD PURDIE drums
JON HAMMOND B3 organ
camera: Joe Berger
http://www.jonhammondband.com ASCAP Local 802 Musicians Union, MCTV, MNNTV, Miles Davis, Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men, Indigo Blues Club
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ASCAP Local 802 Musicians Union MCTV MNNTV Miles Davis Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men Indigo Blues Club Laundry Pocket Funk

Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men as Seen On The Jon Hammond Show MCTV MNN TV Cable Access TV 28th year New York City

Bernard “Pretty” Purdie drums

http://www.viddler.com/explore/hammondcast/videos/106/

http://www.viddler.com/player/962da6f/

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JON HAMMOND Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974, City College San Francisco Languages: English, German 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 and developed a lasting friendship with House Speaker Tip O’Neill. He also toured the Northeast and Canada with the successful show revue “Easy Living”, and continued his appearances at nightclubs in Boston and New York. Subsequently Hammond lived and traveled in Europe, where he has an enthusiastic following. TV/Video Producer: In 1981 Jon formed BackBeat Productions. Assisted by Lori Friedman (Video by LORI), the innovative TV show “The Jon Hammond Show” became a Manhattan Cable TV favorite. Jon’s “Live on the street” video style included news events, as well as live music/video clips of Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge and many others. The weekly show is now in it’s 22nd year and has influenced the broadcasts of David Letterman and others. Billboard Magazine hailed Jon’s show as “The Alternative to MTV”. The Jon Hammond Show can be seen worldwide at various times streaming from http://www.mnn.org and on channels 56 and 108 in Manhattan. Media Personality: Host and narrator of his TV show, as well as co-host of numerous radio broadcasts, Jon has defined a musical and personal style that is unmistakeable. As Musical Director, Producer and Host of The Jon Hammond Show, Mr. Hammond formed a unique multi-media music group. This spring they will return to Europe to perform for 19th consecutive year at Frankfurt Musikmesse and will be hosting shows there and in Hamburg Germany. Description: “The Jon Hammond Show” is a funky, swinging Jazz instrumental revue, featuring notable international soloists and reflecting the influences of Miles Davis, The Crusaders and Jimmy Smith. The show has universal appeal Jon Hammond is endorsed by the following companies: Hammond Suzuki, Excelsior CEMEX Accordions, Superlux Goang-Fann Co., Ltd., CASIO, Sennheiser, Fender and Remin Kart-A-Bag *Member ASCAP, AF of M Local 802 and Local 6 SUBSCRIBE: JON HAMMOND Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974 Languages: 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. Jon Hammond played Hammond organ on the Mike Myers movie “The LOVE GURU” (unseen) Paramount Pictures backing up Telma Hopkins as “Lillian Roanoke” when she sings “Star Spangled Banner” at the Hockey game.

Jack Wilkins guitar and Jon Hammond at B3 organ *Jon: “I first saw and heard Jack playing guitar in Boston one night when he played on a trio gig with Buddy Rich drums,
Jimmy McGriff on B3 organ and Jack Wilkins guitar for the trio…he blew me away, it’s really great to re-discover this gem from the gig we played together in Indigo Blues Club,
enjoy! – Jon Hammond NYC USA

“Alex Foster smokes on this clip!” – JH

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Jon Hammond Band – Special Late Show Saturday Dec. 3rd 1-3AM at BITTER END on Bleecker St. Greenwich Village New York City

L to R: Joe Berger guitar, Todd Anderson tenor saxophone, Ray Grappone drums, Jon Hammond organ

As Seen On MCTV MNNTV Cable Access TV Show The Jon Hammond Show 28th Year

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