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Jon Hammond Band Makes Trade Show History with Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM on the band at musikmesse Photos Just In from Andreas Meer

April 23, 2017

Jon Hammond Band Makes Trade Show History with Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM on the band at musikmesse Photos Just In from Andreas Meer

*Note: Andreas Meer the great Master Rock Photographer lives in Frankfurt Germany – thanks for these fine photos Andreas!

L to R:

Special Events Announcer Eleftherios Mavros aka Mavros Freitag, Joe Berger the guitarist, Peter Klohmann tenor saxophonist, Jon Hammond leader-organist + bass, Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM ex Tommy Tutone Band drums, Michael Falkenstein keyboards, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums – on Center Stage musikmesse ProLight + Sound – special thanks:
Wolfgang Lücke director Special Events & Entertainment Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound:

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Musikmesse Jon Hammond Allstar Band Special Guests Center Stage

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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 word wide

With joe Lamond and Giovanni Totò Gulino – Photo by Andreas Meer:

Trade Show History, Joe Lamond, President CEO of NAMM, Drums, Jon Hammond Band, Funky Jazzy, Musikmesse, Wolfgang Lücke, Director Special Events, #Drums #NAMM #Musikmesse #JoeLamond #CenterStage

Zugabe! Jazzkeller Hofheim 2017 Jon Hammond Musikmesse Session

April 22, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Zugabe! Jazzkeller Hofheim 2017 Jon Hammond Musikmesse Session

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Zugabe! Jazzkeller Hofheim 2017 Jon Hammond “Musikmesse Session”

– Zugabe = ” “the performers return to the stage to give an additional performance — sometimes of the same piece … [but sometimes] … of another”.[1] Multiple encores are not uncommon, and they originated spontaneously, when audiences would continue to applaud and demand additional performance from the artist(s).” – Cookin’ at The Jazzkeller Hofheim! Peter Klohmann tenor saxofon, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger gittare, Jon Hammond Sk1 orgel + bass – special thanks dankeschön Konrad Neupert and Jazzkeller Hofheim Team! – Jon Hammond Band http://www.jonhammondband.com ©JON HAMMOND International

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Published April 18, 2017
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Topics Jazzkeller-Hofheim, Pocket Funk, Hammond Organ, Musikmesse-Session, Peter Klohmann, Giovanni Totò Gulino, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond Band, Funky Jazz

Back at good old Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Musikmesse-Session: POCKET FUNK – featuring Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Peter Klohmann t.s., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o.

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Remarkable Photos by Elmar Lemes at musikmesse Warm Up Party Jon Hammond Band

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Remarkable Photos by Elmar Lemes at musikmesse Warm Up Party Jon Hammond Band

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High-Def VIDEO:
– Hans Romanov Presents – Live Music, Ambience, “Empathy, Love, Reality, True, Bravery, Dignity, Freedom, Fidelity” – Peter Klohmann tenor saxofon, Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond organ + bass – as seen on MNN TV channel 1 every Friday night ©JON HAMMOND International

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#Yachtklub #LiveMusic #Frankfurt #Jazzy #Funky #HammondOrgan #Saxofon #Guitar #Drums #LateRent

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Published April 21, 2014
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Topics Yachtklub, Live Music, Frankfurt, Jazzy, Funky, Late Rent, Hammond Organ, Saxofon, Guitar, Drums

Remarkable Photos by Elmar Lemes at musikmesse Warm Up Party Jon Hammond Band

©JON HAMMOND International

Jazzkeller-Hofheim Musikmesse-Session !

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Back At Good Old Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Musikmesse Session

April 19, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Back At Good Old Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Musikmesse Session

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Published April 18, 2017
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Topics Jazzkeller-Hofheim, Pocket Funk, Hammond Organ, Musikmesse-Session, Peter Klohmann, Giovanni Totò Gulino, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond Band, Funky Jazz

Back at good old Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Musikmesse-Session: POCKET FUNK – featuring Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Peter Klohmann t.s., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o.

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#FunkyJazz #JazzkellerHofheim #HofheimAmTaunus #HammondOrgan

Remarkable Photos by Elmar Lemes at musikmesse Warm Up Party Jon Hammond Band

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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

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High Qual Photos from Sam Sulla Cookin’ At Arcada Theatre Jon Hammond Band Playing Benefit For Gregg Gronowski Family

February 25, 2017

High Qual Photos from Sam Sulla Salvatore@Sullaphoto.com aka Salvatore Sulla – Jon Hammond Band Playing Benefit for Gregg Gronowski Family in

the Arcada Theatre – St. Charles Illinois

2nd set of the evening photo by Sam Sulla Salvatore@Sullaphoto.com aka Salvatore Sulla – Jon Hammond Band playing Gronowski Family Benefit
#SamSulla @SamSulla http://www.sullaphoto.com

2nd set of the evening photo by Sam Sulla Salvatore@Sullaphoto.com aka Salvatore Sulla – Jon Hammond Band playing Gronowski Family Benefit
#SamSulla @SamSulla – Steven Eisen tenor sax, Joe Berger guitar, Samuel Jewell drums, Jon Hammond organ http://www.sullaphoto.com

2nd set of the evening photo by Sam Sulla Salvatore@Sullaphoto.com aka Salvatore Sulla – Jon Hammond Band playing Gronowski Family Benefit
#SamSulla @SamSulla – Steven Eisen tenor sax, Joe Berger guitar, Samuel Jewell drums, Jon Hammond organ – http://www.sullaphoto.com

Thank you Master Photographer Sam Sulla! – Jon Hammond Visit Sam Sulla at http://www.sullaphoto.com

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Cookin’ At Arcada Theatre Jon Hammond Band Playing Benefit For Gregg Gronowski Family

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St. Charles, Illinois — Cookin’ at The Arcada Theatre Jon Hammond Band Playing Benefit for Gregg Gregory Gronowski Family on Sound Soul Summit Hammond Extravaganza
Gig for Gregg Gronowski – Remarks about Gregg from Jon Hammond and “Cookin’ at The Arcada Theatre” – tenor saxophonist Steve EisenSamuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at the Hammond XK-5 Hammond Organ – dedicated to the Gronowski Family – Thanks Ron Onesti Onesti Entertainment for this beautiful venue and Team – we mourn the passing of Gregg Gronowski on Friday, August 19th 2016 and celebrate his life in music! Jon Hammond



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When I got the very sad news after Nashville Summer NAMM:

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by Jon Hammond
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Topics NAMM Show, Summer NAMM, Hammond Organ, XK-5 Hammond, Funk Band, Kayleigh Moyer, drums, SoundCheck Nashville, Hammond Organ USA

Photo Album Link: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153668084017102.1073741952.558692101&type=1&l=2536770b58 — Remembering “Gregg” Gregory Gronowski – Jon Hammond photo collection

Remembering “Gregg” Gregory Gronowski – Jon Hammond photo collection – RIP Gregg !!

“Most sad and shocking news this morning of the sudden passing of Gregg Gregory Gronowski fearless leader of Hammond Organ USA / Hammond Suzuki USA – I send my deepest sincerest condolences and love out to Gregg’s Family and Scott May, Peter, Ray, Jennifer all the HSUSA Team, Suzuki Musical Instruments and Players – Gregg was a really special man, he did so much for Hammond & Leslie products since he arrived on the scene – plus he was a beautiful musician and came to be a good friend, always calm and super together – I am so grateful for having known him and his outstanding support, rest in peace Gregg – wow I can’t believe it, we all were just together in Nashville at Summer NAMM – the party on first night Thursday for XK-5 with all the great musicians, he MC’d so beautifully *see photo – worked like a super human with Scott and Ray Gerlich – worked tirelessly with incredible Spirit!! Flashing in disbelief right now, thanks for everything Gregg!! Greatly missed already!!
Sincerely,
Jon Hammond ”

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Cookin’ At The Arcada Theatre Jon Hammond Band Playing Benefit For Gregg Gronowski Family On Sound Soul Summit Hammond Extravaganza

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Sending it straight up to Gregg — St. Charles, Illinois

— Cookin’ at The Arcada Theatre Jon Hammond Band Playing Benefit for Gregg Gronowski Family on Sound Soul Summit Hammond Extravaganza
Gig for Gregg Gregory Gronowski – Remarks about Gregg from Jon Hammond and “Cookin’ at The Arcada Theatre” – tenor saxophonist Steve Eisen, Samuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at the Hammond XK-5 Hammond Organ – dedicated to the Gronowski Family – Thanks Ron Onesti Onesti Entertainment for this beautiful venue and Team – we mourn the passing of Gregg Gronowski on Friday, August 19th 2016 and celebrate his life in music! Jon Hammond

Hammond choking back the tears – mourning a friend

Joe Berger ripping a solo for Gregg

Cookin’ at The Arcada Theatre – Jon Hammond

Group Shot — St. Charles, Illinois Hammond Extravaganza #HammondExtravaganza Arcada Theatre

St. Charles, Illinois — Cookin’ at The Arcada Theatre Jon Hammond Band Playing Benefit for Gregg Gronowski Family on Sound Soul Summit Hammond Extravaganza

Gig for Gregg Gregory Gronowski — with Gregory Gronowski and Hammond Organ USA at Arcada Theatre

Jon Hammond and Gregg Gregory Gronowski

Incredible Program Hammond Extravaganza #HammondExtravaganza #GreggGronowski

Jon Hammond shaking Steven Eisen’s hand after performance – mahzel tov Steve! Beautiful player!! Steve Eisen tenor saxophone of Chicago IL

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Cookin’ at The Arcada Theatre Jon Hammond Band Playing Benefit for Gregg Gronowski Family at Arcada Theatre
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Cookin’, Blues, Mourning a friend, Arcada Theatre, Hammond Organ, Leslie Speaker, St. Charles Illinois

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Sound Check Jon Hammond Band Arcada Theatre Gig For Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles IL

Gregg Gronowski’s son Greg Gronowski in the sound booth of Arcada Theatre at the MacBook Pro during sound check

Sam Jewell and Steve Eisen shaking hands on the stand

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2nd set of the evening photo by Sam Sulla Salvatore@Sullaphoto.com aka Salvatore Sulla – Jon Hammond Band playing Gronowski Family Benefit
#SamSulla @SamSulla – Steven Eisen tenor sax, Joe Berger guitar, Samuel Jewell drums, Jon Hammond organ http://www.sullaphoto.com

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Sound Check Jon Hammond Band Arcada Theatre Gig For Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles IL

February 25, 2017

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Sound Check Jon Hammond Band Arcada Theatre Gig For Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles IL

Gregg Gronowski’s son Greg Gronowski in the sound booth of Arcada Theatre at the MacBook Pro during sound check

Sam Jewell and Steve Eisen shaking hands on the stand

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Sound Check Jon Hammond Band Arcada Theatre Gig for Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles IL – Big Honor to play for Gregg Gregory Gronowski’s family last night with these great musicians – Samuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger, Steve Eisen tenor saxophone – yours truly Jon Hammond at the XK-5 Hammond organ – great to see everybody last night! – Jon Hammond
First part of concert last night in honor of Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles, Illinois at Arcada Theatre
Last Night – Dedicated to The Gronowski Family – Lori Kypry Gronowski, Greg Gronowski, Jamie Gronowski Swichtenberg, Theresa Gronowski + Hammond Organ USA, Scott May, Steve Simmons, Suzuki Musical Instruments

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

Big Thanks Ron Onesti Onesti Entertainment Corp. ©JON HAMMOND International American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)

Ron Onesti

Ron Onesti holding up list of Raffle Items from Hammond Suzuki

Top Prize Tonight: Hammond Sk1 Stage Keyboard Organ! – just like the one Jon Hammond uses on many gigs:

Vehicle (song)​) Live at Gregg Gregory Gronowski​ Memorial Concert was awesome Scott​! – Jon Hammond​ – The Ides Of March​ with Scott May and Jim Peterik

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Vehicle (song)) Live at Gregg Gregory Gronowski Memorial Concert – The Ides Of March

Suit & Tie Guy John Drake rules! Great job #SuitandTieGuy at the big Memorial Concert for Gregg Gregory Gronowski 2 days ago! – Jon Hammond

Sound Check Jon Hammond Band Arcada Theatre Gig for Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles IL
from Jon Hammond 12 minutes ago

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Sound Check Jon Hammond Band Arcada Theatre Gig for Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles IL – Big Honor to play for Gregg Gregory Gronowski’s family last night with these great musicians – Samuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger, Steve Eisen tenor saxophone – yours truly Jon Hammond at the XK-5 Hammond organ – great to see everybody last night! – Jon Hammond
First part of concert last night in honor of Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles, Illinois at Arcada Theatre
Last Night – Dedicated to The Gronowski Family – Lori Kypry Gronowski, Greg Gronowski, Jamie Gronowski Swichtenberg, Theresa Gronowski + Hammond Organ USA, Scott May, Steve Simmons, Suzuki Musical Instruments, Big Thanks Ron Onesti Onesti Entertainment Corp. ©JON HAMMOND International American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)

Jon Hammond

Nancy Moon

Atsushi Ichige

Greg Gronowski

Steve Eisen

Lori Kypry Gronowski

Chan Mei Leng

Carol Peters Gadd

Tor Arne Engdal

Dom Famularo

Scott May

Eduardo Lopez Gonzalez

Joe Berger

Steve Simmons

Tino Pavlis

Kevin McKendree

Thomas Bremser

Phil Jost

Tyler Sid

Greg Gronowski Amazing performance Jon, thank for being there, it was great to finally meet you

Published February 24, 2017
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Topics Sound Check, In Loving Memory, Jon Hammond Band, Gregg Gronowski, Hammond Organs, XK-5 organ, Arcada Theatre, Onesti Entertainment, Steven Eisen, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond, Sam Jewell, Suzuki Musical Instruments

by Jon Hammond

Sam Jewell – drums

Steve Eisen tenor saxophone

Joe Berger guitar

Jon Hammond at the XK-5 Hammond Organ

Big Honor to play for Gregg Gregory Gronowski’s family last night with these great musicians – Samuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger, Steve Eisen tenor saxophone – yours truly Jon Hammond at the XK-5 Hammond organ – great to see everybody last night! – Jon Hammond
First part of concert last night in honor of Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles, Illinois at Arcada Theatre
Last Night
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Announcing Jon Hammond Band Germany Tour 31st Consecutive Year Dates:

April 4th Tuesday jazzkeller Frankfurt – Jon Hammond Band

April 5th Wednesday Musikmesse Center Stage 1 PM / 13:00 UHR

April 6th Thursday Musikmesse Center Stage 1 PM / 13:00 UHR

April 7th Friday Jazzkeller-Hofheim 7 PM Pizza Sound Check and Gig

Official site: http://www.jonhammondband.com

Swinging Funky Jazz and Blues

Musicians:
Peter Klohmann – tenor saxophone
Giovanni Totò Gulino – drums
Joe Berger – guitar
Jon Hammond – organ
Special Guest: Lee Oskar – harmonica

As seen on Cable TV for 34 years in New York City every Friday night “Jon Hammond Show”
Music, Travel and Soft News.
This is the 31st consecutive musikmesse for Jon Hammond and his colleague guitarist Joe Berger.
Interview from Detlef Kinsler / Journal Frankfurt LINK: http://journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

Note: Coming to musikmesse every year, in the year 1991 Jon Hammond moved to Frankfurt for 2 years. During these

2 years Jon played a total of 206 gigs in the Die Jazz Kneipe on the Berliner Strasse – this is where Jon met Giovanni the

drummer, playing together many times. Jazz Kneipe was a late night trefftpunkt for musicians – many would sit in with Jon

and Giovanni, including the late great Attila Zoller, also Tony Lakatos and many of the player from the hr-bigband and visiting

American musicians Jon knew from USA.

Jon Hammond: It was because of musikmesse and the many contacts I made there that I moved to Frankfurt for 2 years of my life.

After the 2 years in Frankfurt, 1 year in Paris and then 2 years in Hamburg in the North. The whole time living in Europe Jon continued

producing and sending in The Jon Hammond Show TV shows for broadcast in New York City on Manhattan Cable TV. In Hamburg

Jon Hammond worked together with Knut Benzner Moderator / Journalist of NDR and released his album “Late Rent” on Hot Wire Records

which was distributed by EFA Medien.

Joe Berger is a well-known guitarist and audio engineer who has worked and toured with John Entwistle of The WHO and world stars –

he stopped counting at 35,000 bands! Jon and Joe began working together in the year 1986 and touring worldwide.

Giovanni Totò Gulino has backed up everybody in Frankfurt – he is one of the best drummers in Hessen, and long-time haus drummer

for the world famous jazzkeller.

Peter Klohmann is a rising star on tenor saxophone – he has already been featured on HR Radio together with the hr-bigband and is

also a composer.

This is The Jon Hammond Band, and we are very proud and excited to announce a very special guest joining the boys on Center Stage:

Lee Oskar! Original member of the band WAR and manufacturer of the famous LEE OSKAR Harmonicas, come visit Lee at his stand

at musikmesse 2017 and hear him playing his unique famous style together with Jon Hammond All Star Band, see you there!

Foto bilder: Andreas Meer

Lee Oskar with Jon Hammond and Joe Berger:

Text / Interview from Detlef Kinsler – Journal Frankfurt:

MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME
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Jon Hammond zum 27. Mal auf der Musikmesse
Nomen est omen. Der Mann heißt Hammond und spielt eine Hammond. Der Organist aus New York freut sich auf Frankfurt und lädt zur Musikmesse Warm Up Party am 9.4. in den Jazzkeller ein.
JOURNAL FRANKFURT: Was war für Sie zuerst da – die Frankfurter Musikmesse oder Auftritte im Jazzkeller?
Jon Hammond: Die Musikmesse. Ich kam 1987 zum ersten Mal nach Frankfurt, zusammen mit Joe Berger, der auf der Messe für Engl Amplifiers spielte. Wir flogen mit der Lufthansa ein und teilten uns ein Zimmer im berühmten Prinz Otto Hotel am Hauptbahnhof. Schon in der ersten Nacht stellte mir Joe den großen John Entwistle, den Bassisten von The Who vor. Es wurde eine lange Nacht, in der wir Cognac tranken und Erdnüsse knabberten in eiern Suite des Marriott Hotels. Ich habe Joe bei einer Session mit John und Ringo Starrs Sohn Zak Starkey im Dorian Grey Club gefilmt bei einer Soundcheck Party. In den ersten paar Jahren spielte ich nicht oft live weil ich noch keine transportierbare Hammond Orgel hatte vor 1991 als ich den Prototyp einer XB-2 Hammond Orgel bekam mit der ich dann um die Welt reiste. Hauptsächliche dokumenierte ich aber die Messe für meine Cable TV Show in New York, die inzwischen im 29. Jahr als The Jon Hammond Show -– Music, Travel and Soft News präsentiert. Die harten Nachrichten überlasse ich CNN und den großen Networks (lacht). Vom ersten Jahr an fühlten wir uns der Musikmesse eng verbunden, haben seitdem eine tolle Zeit hier, kommen jedes Jahr wieder bis wir kleine, alte Männer sind.

Das Jazzkeller-Konzert am Vorabend der Musikmesse ist zu einer netten Tradition geworden – wie kam es dazu, was bedeutet es Ihnen und wir werden Sie dieses Jahr diesen Abend im Jazzkeller zelebrieren?
Ab 1991 lernte ich mehr und mehr Musikmesse-Menschen kennen und die mich und auch einiges von meiner Musik. Einige von ihnen ermunterten mich, doch auch für Auftritte nach Deutschland zu kommen weil es hier doch ein Interesse an Hammond-Orgel-Groove-Music gab. Mit der schon erwähnten, kleinen, kompakten aber sehr kraftvollen Orgel war das alles möglich. Zudem machte ich in New York gerade eine schwere Zeit durch, mein Vater war gestorben und ich hatte das Gefühl, einige Veränderungen könnten meinem Leben gut tun. Also kam ich nach Frankfurt mit meiner XB-2, allerdings mit einem Rückflugticket falls etwas schief gehen würde. Ich rief viele Musiker an, ließ sie wissen, ich bin jetzt da, lasst uns zusammen spielen. Das war für mich der Anfang einer langen, sehr speziellen Beziehung, vor allem zum Frankfurter Publikum nach ersten kleinen erfolgen im Jazzkeller und einer kurzen Auftritt im Hessen Report im Fernsehen. Beatrix Rief verdanke ich dieses „lucky light on me“, eine tolle Erfahrung. Seitdem nenne ich Frankfurt „My Good Luck City” und im Jazzkeller begann auch alles für mich als Musiker. Deshalb liegt mir der Club auch so nah am Herzen, deshalb hatte ich auch die Idee, meine „Musikmesse Warm Up Party” dort zu realisieren, immer in der Nacht bevor die Messe startet was zu einer schönen Tradition wurde. Im ersten Jahr, in dem ich dann auch ein wenig Sponsoring von Philip Morris bekam, konnte ich damit einige Flugtickets für befreundete Musik bezahlen. Darüber war ich sehr glücklich. Dabei rauche ich selbst gar nicht.

Wie würden Sie Ihr persönliches Verhältnis zu Deutschland und Frankfurt beschrieben?
Lassen Sie es mich so sagen: ich liebe Frankfurt und die Frankfurter waren immer gut zu mir in all den Jahren. Ich könnte ein ganzes Buch über die Zeit schreiben, in der ich in Bornheim wohnte und Nacht für Nacht in der alten Jazzkneipe in der Berliner Straße auftrat. Das war der Treffpunkt, wo auch die Musiker der HR Bigband hinkamen und es gab eine generöse Chefin in der kleinen Kneipe. Auch Regine Dobberschütz und Eugen Hahn im Jazzkeller waren wahre Jazzengel für mich, die mir so vieles ermöglichten in der Zeit. Wir konnten auch in den Studios von AFN Radio spielen, waren die einzigen Musiker, die das – mit einer Sondergenehmigung des US Militärs – durften. Für ein wenig Promotion für die Musikmesse. Wir nannten das Programm für die AFN „Profile TV „-Show „Sound Police“. Wir hatten viel Spaß. Kein Wunder also, dass ich Frankfurt als my home away from home begreife und ich mich jedes Mal wieder freue zur Musikmesse zu reisen, in diesem Jahr übrigens zum 27. Mal in Folge. Und ich bin diesmal besonders aufgeregt, heim nach Frankfurt zu kommen weil ich gerade 60 Jahre alt geworden bin.

Wer wird in diesem Jahr zum Gelingen des Konzertes mit teils komponierter, teils improvisierter Musik, so nehme ich an, beitragen und was für einen Sound wird die Band präsentieren?
Ich habe etwa 90% der Kompositionen geschrieben, die wir spielen werden. Es ist die Musik, die man auch in meiner New Yorker TV-Show hören kann und die mich mehrmals um die Welt getragen hat. Meinen Stil nenne ich „Swinging Funky Jazz and Blues” und featurert die ganz wunderbaren Solisten in meine Band: Tony Lakatos, den großen ungarischen Tenorsaxophonisten, der auch Mitglied in der hr Bigband ist, dann meinen alten Freund Giovanni Gulino, diesen tollen Schlagzeuger, der schon für fast alle Großen der Szene getrommelt hat. Ich liebe diese Jungs. Als Gitarrist ist mein alten Freund und Kollege Joe Berger dabei, den man auch als The Berger-Meister kennt. Auf diese Formation bin ich wirklich stolz.

Werden Sie im Jazzkeller wieder eine Hammond Orgel spielen?
Ja, sicher, das neueste Modell, eine Sk1, die exakt so klingt wie die legendäre B3. Ich liebe sie. Und sie wiegt nur noch sieben Kilo (Anm. des Autors: Das Original, ein echtes Möbel mit viel Holz, mussten immer zwei Menschen mit viel Muskelkraft die Treppen rauf und runter hieven), ein deutliches Indiz, dass wir in der Zukunft angekommen sind. Da stecken viele Jahre Forschung und Entwicklung drin, auch Bühnenerprobungen. Ich ziehe den Hut vor den Ingenieuren von Suzuki, ein unverwüstliches Instrument erschaffen zu haben. Und das unterziehe ich jetzt einen echten Härttest (lacht).
Web: www.jazzkeller.com / www.jonhammondband.com

In Deutsch, vom Google Translate:

Jon Hammond Band

Offizielle Seite: http://www.jonhammondband.com

Swinging Funky Jazz und Blues

Musiker:
Peter Klohmann – Tenorsaxophon
Giovanni Totò Gulino – Schlagzeug
Joe Berger – Gitarre
Jon Hammond – Orgel
Besonderer Gast: Lee Oskar – Harmonika

Wie auf Kabelfernsehen für 34 Jahre in New York City jeden Freitagabend gesehen “Jon Hammond Show”
Musik, Reisen und Soft News.
Dies ist die 31. aufeinander folgende musikmesse für Jon Hammond und sein Kollegengitarrist Joe Berger.
Interview von Detlef Kinsler / Journal Frankfurt LINK: http://journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

Anmerkung: Kommen Sie musikmesse jedes Jahr, im Jahr 1991 Jon Hammond zog nach Frankfurt für 2 Jahre. Während dieser

2 Jahre Jon spielte insgesamt 206 Gigs in der Jazz Kneipe auf der Berliner Straße – hier traf Jon Giovanni die

Schlagzeuger, zusammen spielen viele Male. Jazz Kneipe war eine späte Nacht trefftpunkt für Musiker – viele würden mit Jon sitzen

Und Giovanni, einschließlich der späten großen Attila Zoller, auch Tony Lakatos und viele der Spieler aus der hr-Bigband und besuchen

Amerikanische Musiker Jon wusste aus den USA.

Jon Hammond: Es war wegen der musikmesse und der vielen Kontakte, die ich dort gemacht habe, dass ich für 2 Jahre meines Lebens nach Frankfurt gezogen bin.

Nach den 2 Jahren in Frankfurt, 1 Jahr in Paris und dann 2 Jahre in Hamburg im Norden. Die ganze Zeit in Europa lebte Jon weiter

Produzieren und senden in der Jon Hammond Show TV-Sendungen für Sendung in New York City auf Manhattan Kabelfernsehen. In Hamburg

Jon Hammond arbeitete zusammen mit Knut Benzner Moderator / Journalist von NDR und veröffentlichte sein Album “Late Rent” auf Hot Wire Records

Die von der EFA Medien verteilt wurde.

Joe Berger ist ein bekannter Gitarrist und Toningenieur, der mit John Entwistle von der WHO und Weltstars gearbeitet und besucht hat –

Er hörte auf 35.000 Bands zu zählen! Jon und Joe begannen im Jahr 1986 zusammenzuarbeiten und weltweit zu reisen.

Giovanni Totò Gulino hat alle in Frankfurt gesichert – er ist einer der besten Trommler in Hessen und langjähriger Haus Drummer

Für den weltberühmten Jazzkeller.

Peter Klohmann ist ein aufsteigender Stern auf Tenorsaxophon – er wurde bereits auf HR Radio zusammen mit dem hr-bigband vorgestellt und ist

Auch ein Komponist.

Dies ist die Jon Hammond Band, und wir sind sehr stolz und aufgeregt, um einen ganz besonderen Gast zu verkünden, der sich den Jungs auf der Center Stage anschloss:

Lee Oskar! Ursprüngliches Mitglied der Band WAR und Hersteller der berühmten LEE OSKAR Harmonicas, kommen Lee an seinem Stand

Bei musikmesse 2017 und höre ihn mit seinem einzigartigen berühmten Stil zusammen mit Jon Hammond All Star Band, wir sehen uns dort!

Backstage shot with Robby Robinson, Jon Hammond, Justin Dillard –

photo by Marine Lacoste – First part of concert last night in honor of Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles, Illinois at Arcada Theatre
Last Night

Jon Hammond under the marquis After the concert last night in honor of Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles, Illinois at Arcada Theatre

We’re in trouble folks! “AN UNPRECEDENTED ACT” CNN

http://money.cnn.com/2017/02/24/media/cnn-blocked-white-house-gaggle/index.html

White House blocks news organizations from press briefing
by Dylan Byers, Sara Murray and Kevin Liptak @CNNMoney
February 24, 2017: 7:23 PM ET

“CNN and other news outlets were blocked on Friday from attending an off-camera White House press briefing that other reporters were hand-picked to attend, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs.
The decision struck veteran White House journalists as unprecedented in the modern era, and escalated tensions in the already fraught relationship between the Trump administration and the press.
The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Politico, BuzzFeed, the BBC and the Guardian were also among those excluded from the meeting, which was held in White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s office. The meeting, which is known as a gaggle, was held in lieu of the daily televised Q-and-A session in the White House briefing room.
When reporters from these news organizations tried to enter Spicer’s office for the gaggle, they were told they could not attend because they were not on the list of attendees.
In a brief statement defending the move, administration spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the White House “had the pool there so everyone would be represented and get an update from us today.”
The White House press pool usually includes representatives from one television outlet, one radio outlet and one print outlet, as well as reporters from a few wire services. In this case, four of the five major television networks — NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox News — were invited and attended the meeting, while only CNN was blocked.
And while The New York Times was kept out, conservative media organizations Breitbart News, The Washington Times and One America News Network were also allowed in.
“This is an unacceptable development by the Trump White House,” CNN said in a statement. “Apparently this is how they retaliate when you report facts they don’t like. We’ll keep reporting regardless.”
New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet wrote, “Nothing like this has ever happened at the White House in our long history of covering multiple administrations of different parties. We strongly protest the exclusion of The New York Times and the other news organizations. Free media access to a transparent government is obviously of crucial national interest.”
The White House press office had informed reporters earlier that the traditional, on-camera press briefing would be replaced by a gaggle in Spicer’s office, reporters in attendance said. Asked about the move by the White House Correspondents Association, the White House said it would take the press pool and invite others as well.
The WHCA protested that decision on the grounds that it would unfairly exclude certain news organizations, the reporters said. The White House did not budge, and when reporters arrived at Spicer’s office, White House communications officials only allowed in reporters from specific media outlets.
CNN reporters attempted to access the gaggle when it began at about 1:45 p.m. ET. As they walked with a large group of fellow journalists from the White House briefing room toward Spicer’s office, an administration official turned them around, informing them CNN wasn’t on the list of attendees.
Reporters from The Associated Press, Time magazine and USA Today decided in the moment to boycott the briefing because of how it was handled.
Asked during the gaggle whether CNN and The New York Times were blocked because the administration was unhappy with their reporting, Spicer responded: “We had it as pool, and then we expanded it, and we added some folks to come cover it. It was my decision to expand the pool.”
Several news outlets spoke out against the White House’s decision.
“The Wall Street Journal strongly objects to the White House’s decision to bar certain media outlets from today’s gaggle,” a Journal spokesman said. “Had we known at the time, we would not have participated and we will not participate in such closed briefings in the future.”
The White House move was called “appalling” by Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron, who said the Trump administration is on “an undemocratic path.”
Politico editor-in-chief John Harris said that “selectively excluding news organizations from White House briefings is misguided.”
Said BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith: “While we strongly object to the White House’s apparent attempt to punish news outlets whose coverage it does not like, we won’t let these latest antics distract us from continuing to cover this administration fairly and aggressively.”
The Associated Press said it “believes the public should have as much access to the president as possible.”
The White House Correspondents Association also protested the move.
“The WHCA board is protesting strongly against how today’s gaggle is being handled by the White House,” it said in a statement. “We encourage the organizations that were allowed in to share the material with others in the press corps who were not. The board will be discussing this further with White House staff.”

CNN and other news outlets were blocked on Friday from attending an off-camera White House press briefing that other reporters were hand-picked to attend, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs.
The decision struck veteran White House journalists as unprecedented in the modern era, and escalated tensions in the already fraught relationship between the Trump administration and the press.
The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Politico, BuzzFeed, the BBC and the Guardian were also among those excluded from the meeting, which was held in White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s office. The meeting, which is known as a gaggle, was held in lieu of the daily televised Q-and-A session in the White House briefing room.
When reporters from these news organizations tried to enter Spicer’s office for the gaggle, they were told they could not attend because they were not on the list of attendees.
In a brief statement defending the move, administration spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the White House “had the pool there so everyone would be represented and get an update from us today.”
The White House press pool usually includes representatives from one television outlet, one radio outlet and one print outlet, as well as reporters from a few wire services. In this case, four of the five major television networks — NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox News — were invited and attended the meeting, while only CNN was blocked.
And while The New York Times was kept out, conservative media organizations Breitbart News, The Washington Times and One America News Network were also allowed in.
“This is an unacceptable development by the Trump White House,” CNN said in a statement. “Apparently this is how they retaliate when you report facts they don’t like. We’ll keep reporting regardless.”
New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet wrote, “Nothing like this has ever happened at the White House in our long history of covering multiple administrations of different parties. We strongly protest the exclusion of The New York Times and the other news organizations. Free media access to a transparent government is obviously of crucial national interest.”
The White House press office had informed reporters earlier that the traditional, on-camera press briefing would be replaced by a gaggle in Spicer’s office, reporters in attendance said. Asked about the move by the White House Correspondents Association, the White House said it would take the press pool and invite others as well.
The WHCA protested that decision on the grounds that it would unfairly exclude certain news organizations, the reporters said. The White House did not budge, and when reporters arrived at Spicer’s office, White House communications officials only allowed in reporters from specific media outlets.
CNN reporters attempted to access the gaggle when it began at about 1:45 p.m. ET. As they walked with a large group of fellow journalists from the White House briefing room toward Spicer’s office, an administration official turned them around, informing them CNN wasn’t on the list of attendees.
Reporters from The Associated Press, Time magazine and USA Today decided in the moment to boycott the briefing because of how it was handled.
Asked during the gaggle whether CNN and The New York Times were blocked because the administration was unhappy with their reporting, Spicer responded: “We had it as pool, and then we expanded it, and we added some folks to come cover it. It was my decision to expand the pool.”
Several news outlets spoke out against the White House’s decision.
“The Wall Street Journal strongly objects to the White House’s decision to bar certain media outlets from today’s gaggle,” a Journal spokesman said. “Had we known at the time, we would not have participated and we will not participate in such closed briefings in the future.”
The White House move was called “appalling” by Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron, who said the Trump administration is on “an undemocratic path.”
Politico editor-in-chief John Harris said that “selectively excluding news organizations from White House briefings is misguided.”
Said BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith: “While we strongly object to the White House’s apparent attempt to punish news outlets whose coverage it does not like, we won’t let these latest antics distract us from continuing to cover this administration fairly and aggressively.”
The Associated Press said it “believes the public should have as much access to the president as possible.”
The White House Correspondents Association also protested the move.
“The WHCA board is protesting strongly against how today’s gaggle is being handled by the White House,” it said in a statement. “We encourage the organizations that were allowed in to share the material with others in the press corps who were not. The board will be discussing this further with White House staff.”

Jon Hammond We’re going to send up some music power in honor of Gregg Gregory Gronowski and his family tomorrow evening – see you on the bandstand Mr. Berger / Joe Berger! Arcada Theatre St. Charles

*Just last June, Gregg Gronowski MC’ing Hammond Party in Nashville Tennessee
Director Of Sales And Marketing
Company NameHammond USA
Dates EmployedJun 2012 –

Jon Hammond The sky is on fire here in lovely Saint Charles, Illinois / Land O’ Lincoln Boys! The heavens are opening up to send up the music to Gregg tomorrow night – Jon – Big Hellooo Hammond Organ USA & Suzuki Musical Instruments !

Yes I’m coming home to my birthplace Chicago, Illinois on a very special mission – Chicago directly below – coming in for a landing for the big gig for Gregory Gronowski Family tomorrow – I’m in town and not messing around – Jon Hammond

“Introduction and Words about Gregg Gronowski for Sound Soul Summit for Gregg – Arcada Theatre – Jon Hammond at the microphone and Organ
Good evening St. Charles! We are here this evening to honor Gregg Gronowski and send up our music straight from the heart – I know everybody here in the Arcada Theatre was touched by Gregg and the amazing work he did with Hammond in just a few years working together with Scott, Ray Gerlich, Peter Phu Nguyen, Steve Simmons and Hammond USA Team and Suzuki Musical Instruments Team since he took over Sales and Marketing in 2012 – Gregg was a fine musician and a fine person – always professional and Gregg had a very special type of dry humor which I came to appreciate — I am proud to call him a friend – that I miss very much!
Let’s get right down to some music, I’m very happy to introduce on Tenor Saxophone: Steven Eisen – Drums: Sam Jewell, Joe Berger – guitar and yours truly at the Hammond organ.
This tune is from my first album, it’s entitled “Lydia’s Tune” – I wrote it in Paris in 1981 – Thanks Gregg & Lori and everybody for coming together for this here in the Arcada, thanks Ron Onesti for this fine bandstand and hospitality!
Program:
1. Lydia’s Tune
2. Cookin’ at the Arcada
3. (Late Rent chaser)? – 10 minutes ”

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-ecn-hammond-organ-st-0217-20170210-story.html
“Hammond organ concert to benefit family of Gregg Gronowski”
Kathy Cichon
Elgin Courier-News
The Hammond organ seems to inspire not just loyalty amongst the musicians who play it, but also a spirit of camaraderie.

“It’s not joining the Elks or the Moose Lodge or something, but it is a fraternity/sorority… People helping and coming together. A lot of this was formed by Gregg. If you needed help, Gregg was there to help,” said Scott May, organist for the Ides of March and project manager/artist liaison for Hammond USA. “That selflessness and brotherhood became the order of the day, and it’s been wonderful to have that with so many artists and so many big names. It started with Gregg, and now we perpetuate.”
More than 20 Hammond artists will come to together Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles for the sixth annual Hammond Sound Soul Summit. The concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., features musicians from across the genres including rock, jazz, pop, Gospel and more. During this year’s Summit – the first time the event is held in the Chicago area – they will celebrate the life of Gregg Gronowski, Hammond USA’s director of sales and marketing. Gronowski, who is credited with helping to create the family-like relationship among the Hammond musicians that’s affectionately dubbed “HamFam,” died in August 2016 following a massive stroke. All proceeds from the concert will benefit Gronowski’s family.

“He was a great guy, a special guy. He’s brought together this Hammond family,” said Robby Robinson, longtime music director for Frankie Valli. “He was kind of the Papa Bear of the HamFam. All of this Hammond organ people have this affinity and brotherhood so to speak, that it really is kind of a family. It’s really special, and I’m so blessed to be a part of it.”
The night of music features what May calls “an unprecedented lineup” of Hammond musicians across a variety of musical genres.

“You don’t get to see these artists together in one place. You’ll never see Mark Stein from Vanilla Fudge and Dr. Lonnie Smith together in the same show,” May said. “You’ll never see some of the Gospel artists and some of the rock artists together in the same show. It demonstrates the depth of Hammond family and the camaraderie we have.”

Among those performing are jazz legend Dr. Lonnie Smith, Mark Stein of Vanilla Fudge, Emiko, Rev. Jimmie Smith, Red Young of Eric Burdon’s The Animals, Kevin McKendree of the Brian Setzer and Delbert McClinton bands, Yates McKendree, former Tower of Power musician Ellis Hall, Kim Tibbs, Jon Hammond, Jim Afredson, Tommy Leershen, Justin Dillard, Anthony Williams of the Bobby Jones Gospel TV show, Marine LaCoste of Uncle Kracker, Gary Swan from Etta James’ band, Steven Eaklor, Peter Gallinari of Leslie West’s and Richie Scarlett’s bands and Jim Kozak. Also performing is May with the Ides of March featuring Jim Peterik, as well as Robinson with members of the Jersey Boys cast.

“We’re going to do a medley of Frankie Valli songs,” Robinson said. “I’ve been living those songs for ever and ever. ”

During the Summit, musical equipment donated by Addison-based Hammond – including an organ – will be raffled, with those proceeds also going to Gronowski’s family.

“Gregg was very, very special to the company. He wasn’t a keyboard player, he was a bass player by trade,” May said. “He learned a lot about the instrument and did a lot to bring the company up to a modern level.”

Robinson said Gronowski was a genuinely warm person who connected with everyone, and that he had a real passion for music and the Hammond organ. That passion for Hammond is something Robinson shares.

“I’ve been playing Hammond since the 60s. I own eight Hammond organs,” said Robinson, who is also a composer and producer.

What is it about the instrument that inspires such devotion?

“There is no other organ in pop music or rock music or Gospel music that has become the standard bearer for the instrument in any of those genres. It just doesn’t happen,” Robinson said. “It’s a one of a kind instrument. It’s hard to quantify exactly … but there’s no doubt that anybody who is Hammond organ player has a love affair with the instrument.

“I love to play piano but when I sit down at the Hammond organ, it’s the most fun thing I do in music,” he said. “There’s a special connection that I cannot articulate what it is, because it’s such an emotional experience that it’s hard to define it. But it is consistent and it is real.”

And during the Sound Soul Summit, audience members will have a chance to share that experience when the artists perform.

“Guitarists get all the press. Everybody loves guitar players. They get all the press and all the action. The keyboard players kind of sit back,” May said. “Now this is time for the keyboard players to step to the front of the stage and shine.”

Kathy Cichon is a freelance reporter for the Elgin Courier-News.

Hammond Organ Sound Soul Summit

When: Feb. 22

Where: Arcada Theatre, 105E. Main St., St. Charles

Tickets: $25-$100

Information: 630-962-7000 or http://www.arcadalive.com

Copyright © 2017, Naperville Sun

St. Charles, Illinois — Colonial Cafe getting powered up for the big gig for Gregory Gronowski Family tomorrow – I’m in town and not messing around – Jon Hammond – historic St. Charles Location, good food and ice cream!

Japan Music Fair LIVE Get Back In The Groove XK5

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JapanMusicFairLIVEGetBackInTheGrooveXK5

Youtube https://youtu.be/1x3Xt4yLF8U

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/190419463

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/1455167981178661/

Japan Music Fair LIVE Get Back in The Groove XK5 featuring Koei Tanaka and Joe Berger plus special guest Tokuichi Inoue chromatic Harmonica Masters from Suzuki Musical Instruments – Jon Hammond is playing the new XK-5 Hammond organ and high power Leslie Speaker, the new standard in Hammond B3 digital organ, best modern Hammond organ in history, enjoy! Jon Hammond photo Steve aka Shunichi Horiuchi! http://www.HammondCast.com

Tokyo Japan — thanks for photo Steve aka Shunichi Horiuchi! – Tokyo Japan — I love playing this organ XK-5 aka XK5 Hammond, come join us for Day 2 Japan Musical Instruments Fair in Suzuki Musical Instruments stand folks! – Jon Hammond

Tonight’s the night! – St. Charles Arcada Theatre

Mark Stein Vanilla Fudge – all 10 fingers – Keep Me Hangin’ On! “a slowed-down, hard rocking version of a song originally recorded by The Supremes. This version featured Stein’s psychedelic-baroque organ intro and Appice’s energetic drumming. It was a Top 10 hit in Canada, the US, and Australia and a Top 20 hit in the UK in 1967.”

Jon Hammond Band – Arcada Theatre St. Charles IL

Sound Check, Gregg Gronowski, Memorial, In Loving Memory, Jon Hammond Band, Arcada Theatre, #Arcada #HammondOrgan #SuzukiMusicalInstruments

Over The Rainbow Pop Up Organ Trio Session In Canopus Drums NAMM Show Stand

February 19, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Over The Rainbow Pop Up Organ Trio Session In Canopus Drums NAMM Show Stand

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

Over the Rainbow Pop Up Organ Trio Session in Canopus Drums NAMM Show Stand, classic organ trio hit jazz and blues with Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ, Heinz Lichius playing Canopus drums, Arno Haas P. Mauriat 保爾‧莫莉亞 Taiwan Pmauriat Albest tenor saxophone

– Jon’s organ is powered by TecAmp USA bass amp with 12″ neodymium speaker, Jon’s beautiful Italian designer stand special thanks to Bespeco Professional from beautiful Castelfidardo
Italy! – at the 2017 Winter NAMM Show, the rainiest one since 1992!
Enjoy, Jon Hammond all images ©JON HAMMOND International, the wonderful
camera work of Lawrence Gay and Jesse Gay merci beaucoup! http://www.HammondCast.com/ — with Pmauriat Albest, Arno Haas, Arno Haas, Jon Hammond Organ Group, Jon Hammond Band, Canopus Drums Thanks Shinichi Usuda, TecAmp USA and NAMM Show at NAMM Show

by Jon Hammond

Published February 18, 2017
Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Pop Up Session, Hammond Organ, Jon Hammond, NAMM Show, Canopus Drums, Blues, Jazz, Bespeco, Castelfidardo, Rainbow, Rain

Youtube https://youtu.be/W58M_0GhsoM

Youtube https://youtu.be/sq1Du8aZXX8

Over The Rainbow Pop Up Organ Trio Session In Canopus Drums NAMM Show Stand

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/204694017

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

Richard Nixon’s Dupont Cigar Lighter Checked out by Leo Fender his Wife Phyllis meets Jon Hammond and Joe Berger TWA Flight from Frankfurt

Frankfurt 1988 — TWA Flight with Leo Fender, Phyllis Fender, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond – Leo’s long-time business partner Dale Hyatt and Richard Nixon’s lighter! – Happy Birthday Leo Fender August 10th! – Jon Hammond Band
Coming back from musikmesse in March of 1988

http://www.HammondCast.com

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153646305977102/

TWA 747 Jumbo Jet, waiting to board for flight from Frankfurt to Kennedy Airport – March 1988 returning from Musikmesse

Leo Fender, Dale Hyatt, Phyllis Fender, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond, TWA Airlines, Frankfurt Musikmesse – Leo Fender’s birthday today August 10th

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowPublicAccessTVBroadcast0211NAMMShowWrapUpAtTheRainiestNAMMShowSince1992

Anaheim California — Wrapped up now at the rainiest NAMM Show I can remember since 1992, when Katella Avenue turned in to a little river – in those days we stayed 5 guys to a room in a ‘suite’ at the Heidi Inn motel which was located directly across the street from the original round Anaheim Convention Center before the posh new digs were built – good times and of course we had the best parking spot, all we had to do was cross Katella and we were there! – Jon Hammond
https://vimeo.com/202617378

Jon Hammond Show Public Access TV Broadcast 02 11 NAMM Show Wrap Up

Photo by Lawrence Gay – Drummer Heinz Lichius from Hamburg Germany and Jon Hammond seated on the rained out CenterStage presented by Pioneer DJ

Jon Hammond reminiscing about past NAMM Shows in the NAMM Oral History Program

San Francisco CA — Summer of Love 50th People Gathered in Support of Boots Hughston Park Permit Hearing Which was Denied Flashback to 40th from Jon Hammond

Photo credit Chris Smith – L to R
Jon Hammond, Donny Baldwin, David Freiberg (Jefferson Starship) earlier today at San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco City Hall​ — 50th Anniversary Summer of Love​ of Love Support for Boots Hughston​ permit hearing – Jefferson Starship​’s Donny Baldwin​, David Freiberg​ , Chris Smith​ keyboards for Starship – photo: Jon Hammond​

– if all goes smooth we’ll see ya’ June 4th in Golden Gate Park for the big gig folks!
“Summer of Love Event Permit Hearing Open to Public 10am February 16th in Room 416 San Francisco City Hall, show up! Jon Hammond c u there”
http://jonhammondband.com/blog.html/summer_of_love_event_permit_hearing_open_to_public_10am_february_16th_in_room_416_san_francisco_city_hall_show_up_jon_hammond_c_u_there/

Photo by Lawrence Gay — Jon Hammond​

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10154141231242102/
Rainbow in Berkeley CA!

Pmauriat Albest, Arno Haas, Arno Haas, Jon Hammond Organ Group, Jon Hammond Band, Canopus Drums, TecAmp USA, #NAMMShow #PopUp #Rain #HammondOrgan #Rainbow

Landhaus Walter Hamburg Jon Hammond Band White Onions Remembering Lutz Büchner

January 29, 2017

Landhaus Walter Hamburg Jon Hammond Band White Onions Remembering Lutz Büchner

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Landhaus Walter Hamburg Jon Hammond Band White Onions Remembering Lutz Büchner

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

Otto-Wels-Str. 2 , 22303 Hamburg

L to R Joe Berger guitar, Lutz Büchner tenor saxofon, Heinz Lichius schlagzeug, Jon Hammond XB-2 Hammond orgel + bass

JON HAMMOND UND JOE BERGER UND BAND
Website: Jon Hammond Band

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’Niel. 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.

Jon Hammond : Hammond Orgel /Bass
Joe Berger (ex John Entwistle/The Who): Guitar
Heinz Lichius: Drums
Lutz Büchner: Saxofon

THING in C MINOR – JON HAMMOND Band in Hamburg Downtown Bluesclub

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tejMFgyMXc

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShow0128BroadcastMNNTVJazzBluesAndSoftNewsWinterNAMMEpisode

Youtube https://youtu.be/QjERNl-5_BU

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/201233695

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10154087971052102/

Jon Hammond Show 01 28 Broadcast MNN TV Jazz Blues and Soft News Winter NAMM Episode

First segment: Anaheim CA — 2017 NAMM Show Sunday Blues and Jazz Session with Jon Hammond and Friends “White Onions” – Koei Tanaka on Suzuki Harmonica – Official Facebook Page chromatic harmonica, Chuggy Carter (GON BOPS) percussion, Joe Berger guitar (TV Jones), Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – camera: Jesse Gay, Special thanks Steve Simmons, Ray Gerlich, Scott May, Suzuki Musical Instruments Team – in memory of Gregg Gregory Gronowski
Second segment: NAMM Show 2017, Camera Credit: Jesse Gay, thanks Jesse! — Thanks to our good friends at Canopus Drums for the Organ Trio Session today with Heinz Lichius drums, Arno Haas tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond Sk1 organ – powered by TecAmp USA neo bass cabinet – and beautiful Italian designer Keyboard Stand by Bespeco Professional, Alex Mingmann Hsieh / P. Mauriat 保爾‧莫莉亞 Taiwan #NAMMShow #CanopusDrums #Bespeco #TecAmpUSA #HammondOrgan #Pmauriat
3rd segment: NAMM Show Sunday Blues and Jazz Session with Jon Hammond and Friends in Hammond Organs stand 5104 and Suzuki Musical Instruments 5100 “Lydia’s Tune” and Jon’s Theme Song: “Late Rent” Musicians: Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica, Joe Berger guitar, Chuggy Carter percussion, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ + bass

#NAMMShow #PioneerDJ #HammondOrgan #CenterStage #Blackberry #Funk #Jazz #CableAccessTV #MNNTV #ManhattanNeighborhoodNetwork
http://www.HammondCast.com
NAMM LINK for Jon Hammond Funk Unit
https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit

bei Stadtpark Hamburg im Landhaus Walter – Jon Hammond Band

Landhaus Walter, Otto-Wels-Str. 2, Jon Hammond Band, Funky Blues, Shuffle, #Lutz #Jazz #Hamburg #HammondOrgan #NAMMShow #Musikmesse

Rock Bar Hammond Orgasm B3 Organ Blues Jon Hammond Band

November 26, 2016

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Rock Bar Hammond Orgasm B 3 Organ Blues Jon Hammond Band

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Tokyo Shinjuku — rock bar “Hammond orgasm” B3 organ Blues Jon Hammond Band: Joe Berger guitar, Koei Tanaka harmonica, Kimiaki Tobe drums, Jon Hammond B3 organ http://www.HammondCast.com/ — at Hammond orgasm

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As seen on HammondCast & CNN: AL JAZZBEAUX COLLINS (WNEW) all-night broadcast at HORN & HARDART NY to raise money for NYPD Horse named “Jazzbeaux” with All-Star Musicians: LOU ROMANO (IORIO Accorgan), GIL CHIMES (drums/band)..at the Piano: JOE BUSHKIN with appearance by CNN’s CYNTHIA TORNQUIST, AL JAZZBEAUX COLLINS outside with NYPD Horse Officers *Shot personally by JON HAMMOND of CBS’ HammondCast KYCY/KYOU 1550 AM all night May 29, 1987.

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Wiki Horn & Hardart info: “The last New York Horn & Hardart Automat (on the southeast corner of 42nd Street and Third Avenue) closed in April 1991.[17] Horn & Hardart continued to own a catalog division; it renamed itself Hanover Direct in 1993. Hanover Direct bought Gump’s in 1993 and sold it to an investment group in 2005. Hanover Direct, purchased International Male in 1987 when founder Gene Burkard retired.”

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Jon Hammond Funk Unit CenterStage Presented by Pioneer DJ @NAMM

Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4 PM – 4:40 PM https://www.facebook.com/events/970048696439945/

The NAMM Show
Anaheim, California

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Artist Info Jon Hammond Organ+bass / Organist Leader Koei Tanaka Harmonica / Master Chromatic Harmonica Player Joe Berger Guitar / more band members tba – Photos by Lawrence Gay co-producer West Coast Live Radio Program ©JHINTL

Genre: Funky Jazz and Blues
Hometown: New York City

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Jon Hammond with ASCAP’s Seth Saltzman – Protect Your Music! – ASCAP I Create Music Expo Hollywood CA

JON HAMMOND: “WHERE’S THE GIG?” 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.”

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 in the early 70s
Jon in the early 70s

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

In 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 in the early 70s

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Hammond Orgasm Club Tokyo Jon Hammond Band Plays LYDIA’ S TUNE

November 18, 2016

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Hammond Orgasm Club Tokyo Jon Hammond Band Plays LYDIA’ S TUNE

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Hammond orgasm club Tokyo Jon Hammond Band​ plays LYDIA’S TUNE – from Jon’s first album “Late Rent” as seen on The Jon Hammond Show MNN TV Channel 1 Manhattan Neighborhood Network -MNN​ 34th year on Public Access Cable TV http://www.HammondCast.com ©JON HAMMOND INTL. MUSICIANS: Koei Tanaka​ harmonica, Kimiaki Tobe​ drums, Joe Berger​ guitar, Jon Hammond​ B3 organ Special Thanks Atsuko Oya​ and Chief Brain salad Surgeon George Massahillo Oya​, Tor Arne Engdal​ @hammond_orgasm @hammondcast

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Jon Hammond Show for 11 05 from NAMM and Frankfurt musikmesse

Segment number one:
Jon Hammond Funk Unit
https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit
NAMM CenterStage presented by Pioneer DJ
“Lydia’s Tune” ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP
Joe Berger: Guitar/Guitarist
Chuggy Leslie J. Carter: Percussion
Dom Famularo: Drums/Drummer
Alex Budman: Tenor Saxophone/Saxophonist
Koei Tanaka: Harmonica
Jon Hammond: Organ / Leader
Note, next NAMM Showcase coming January 20, 2017 at 4PM Jon Hammond Funk Unit
Segment number 2:
Shooting the Bridges in Full High Definition with Jon Hammond
https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153816720072102/ – San Francisco CA – from HammondCast radio program, Jon’s camera voice and music
Segment number 3:
Late Rent the Jon Hammond Show Theme Song live in jazzkeller Frankfurt, Jon’s annual 30th year musikmesse Warm Up Party – Jon Hammond Band:
“Helloooo New York!” from audience!
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 http://www.HammondCast.com

Jon Hammond Funk Unit CenterStage Presented by Pioneer DJ @NAMM

Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4 PM – 4:40 PM https://www.facebook.com/events/970048696439945/

The NAMM Show
Anaheim, California

NAMM LINK https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit

Artist Info Jon Hammond Organ+bass / Organist Leader Koei Tanaka Harmonica / Master Chromatic Harmonica Player Joe Berger Guitar / more band members tba – Photos by Lawrence Gay co-producer West Coast Live Radio Program ©JHINTL

Genre: Funky Jazz and Blues
Hometown: New York City

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Some Serious Bad Hombres!:

Roland Barber – trombone, trumpet, sea shell
Cord Martin​ – tenor saxophone
Chuggy Carter​ – percussion
Louis Flip Winfield​ – drums
Lee Oskar​ – harmonica
Joe Berger​ – guitar
Jon Hammond​ – organ + bass

2PM EST Jon Hammond Funk Unit kicking it off on the Nissan Stage at Summer NAMM Show Nashville Music City Center​

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Bad Hombre Joe Berger!

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WALL OF LESLIE SPEAKER SOUND 2215 HIGH POWER 3300 WOOD VERSION 3300w Keyboard Products Super Leslie Jon Hammond

3 x LS-2215 Leslie’s with Hammond Sk1 Organ – Jon Hammond:

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Mono Solid State 200W RMS/300W Peak
Preamp Stereo mini mixer
Inputs 2x 1/4″ TR keyboard inputs, auto sensing between passive/active
2x 1/4″ TR instrument inputs, auto sensing between passive/active
2x 1/4″ TR auxiliary inputs
2x 1/4″ TRS effects return inputs
1x 1/4″ TRS effects return / power amp input
1x XLR mic input
1x 1/4″ mono mic input
Outputs 1x 1/4″ TRS stereo headphone output
2x 1/4″ TR outputs
2x XLR outputs, each with ground
2x 1/4″ TRS effect send outputs
1x 1/4″ TRS effect send / slave amp output (send only provides right channel audio out to slave amp for stereo)
Channels and Controls Instrument: Low, mid, high, volume
Keyboard: Low, mid, high, volume
Microphone: Low, mid, high, volume
Auxiliary: Volume
Phones: Volume
Master: Low, mid, high, volume
Tweeter 2x 4″ mid to high frequency drivers
Woofer 1x 15″ low frequency driver
2x bass ports, front and rear

My 1959 Hammond B3 organ with custom built Super Leslie Speaker by the late great Bill Beer of Keyboard Products – just to the right of the Leslie box & flight case is my well-traveled original Hammond XB-2 in the ‘weekend warrior case’, it was not lightweight and not designed for heavy travel – but with the help of lots of gaffer tape and stickers I went around the world with that organ numerous times – can’t beat the mighty B3, but it won’t fit in a taxi cab don’t ya’ know! – Jon Hammond *Note: It was a LONG weekend for the Weekend Warrior Case folks!:

HammondCast in the Sky

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Musik Rotthoff Beatles Bought Guitars Here – In Store Playing from Jon Hammond and Joe Berger

October 16, 2016

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Musik Rotthoff Beatles Bought Guitars Here – In Store Playing from Jon Hammond and Joe Berger

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Jon Hammond and Joe Berger In-store performance in the legendary Hamburg music shop ‘Musik Rotthoff’ – world-renowned for having sold The Beatles their most famous guitars and musical equipment and also supplied the equipment for The Star Club, Top Ten Club and still going strong as a supplier of both new and rare vintage instruments, amplification, sound reinforcement, lighting and all accessories – located in St. Pauli Hamburg Germany http://www.musik-rotthoff.de/ – Joe Berger is playing Futhark Guitars – Jon Hammond is playing Hammond Sk1 organ made by Suzuki Musical Instruments – special thanks to Hr. Claus-Dieter Rotthoff and his sonMaik Rotthoff – JH — with Jon Hammond, Joe Berger and Maik Rotthoff inSt. Pauli.

The Father Son: Maik Rotthoff and Claus-Dieter Rotthoff – Claus’ father sold Paul McCartney his famous Höfner ‘Beatle Bass’ and other gear for The Beatles – keeping the legacy going in St. Pauli Hamburg! – Jon Hammond

L to R Claus-Dieter Rotthoff, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond – in-store Musik Rotthoff

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Priceless film inside WNEW 1130AM New York with 2 Radio Legends: Al JAZZBEAUX COLLINS and SCOTT MUNI on JON HAMMOND’S HammondCast: Hear Scott Muni tell Jazzbeaux about his days at “WABeatlesC”

on the date commemorating when the Beatles first hit the shores of USA!
As previously broadcast on Jon’s TV show The Jon Hammond Show (24th year) and HammondCast on CBS’ KYCY/KYOU 1550AM San Francisco California. Enjoy! *Official site: http://www.HammondCast.com c)2006

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Scott Muni (May 10, 1930 – September 28, 2004, aged 74) was an American disc jockey, who worked at the heyday of the AM Top 40 format and then was a pioneer of FM progressive rock radio. Rolling Stone magazine termed him “legendary”
Born Donald Allen Muñoz in Wichita, Kansas, Muni grew up in New Orleans. He joined the United States Marine Corps and began broadcasting there in 1950, reading “Dear John” letters over Radio Guam. After leaving the Corps and having considered acting as a career, he began working as a disc jockey; in 1953 he began working at WSMB in New Orleans. His mentor was Marshall Pearce. In 1955 he began broadcasting at station WAKR in Akron, Ohio, and after that worked in Kankakee, Illinois.

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Organ Meets Bigband in The Zeughaus Wismar – Camera: Heinz Lichius Am 30.07.2015 ist das Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LaJazzO MV) mit seinem diesjährigen Solisten Jon Hammond in der Hansestadt Wismar zu Gast.

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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 Grey – 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.

Programm: “Organ meets Bigband”
Leitung: Michael Leuschner
Donnerstag, d. 30.07.2015, 19:00 Zeughaus Wismar
with Elli Soosz, Jan Rolle, Daniel Be, Leon Saleh, Gabriel Rosenbach, Michael Leuschner, Heinz Lichius, Matthis Rasche, Hörni Thorun, Paul Gramkow, Marie Birkholz, Jan Boge, Ole Si, Elisabeth Guericke, Nane Schüßler, Henning Schiewer, Noah Jens, Oliver Herlitzka, Anne-Katrin Meyer and Al Tobias at Zeughaus Wismar

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AFM Local 6 Member Jon Hammond https://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/

JON HAMMOND: “WHERE’S THE GIG?” – Alex Walsh

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.

“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.”

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.”

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

In 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

For more info visit www.jonhammondband.com

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondCakeFlowersandLateRent25YearsMusikmesseWarmUpPartyinJazzkeller

Youtube http://youtu.be/hozrJpHvV-4

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=1011779378850859&pnref=story

Dankeschön / Thanks for the flowers Musikmesse Team! and all my friends who came out for this very special evening – Jon Hammond
Chocolate on Chocolate Cake at Jon Hammond’s annual 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 Totò 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 Pastanesı Baeckerei & Konditorei for Chocolate on Chocolate
25 Years Musikmesse Celebration Cake – Mainzer Landstrasse 131, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Eugen Hahn Jazzkeller Frankfurt Team Kleine Bockenheimerstr. 18a Frankfurt
http://www.HammondCast.com/

Journal Frankfurt Article by Detlef Kinsler, LINK: http://journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

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