Posts Tagged ‘P.Mauriat Saxophones’

Get Back In The Groove Jon Hammond Band

November 22, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Get Back In The Groove Jon Hammond Band

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

http://www.HammondCast.com/
Special thanks Pmauriat Albest PMauriat Saxophones, TecAmp TecAmp – Bass Player’s Gear — with Joe Berger, Tony Lakatos, Jon Hammond, Lee Oskar, Giovanni Totò Gulino, Pmauriat Albest, P.Mauriat Saxophones and Lee Oskar at Jazzkeller.

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1190341

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2asgsa_get-back-in-the-groove-jon-hammond-band_music

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/ReturnOfTheStudentJonHammondVisitWithTonyGermainHD1080p

Jon Hammond visit with his piano teacher Tony Germain:
“So good to see my piano teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years later from the first day we met on Scheduling Day 1973, looking good Tony! Greatest piano and Hammond organ teacher folks!

Tony taught so many players well and created the organ department (long story!) Chairing the PIano Department, (he has a nice chair in his office and superb Steinway Grand Piano) – if you are lucky enough to be a student at Berklee and get to study with Tony Germain, then you are living under the lucky star – Tony is the Man!! Thanks for everything you showed me Tony, straightened me out big time” – Jon Hammond
*Return of the Student –

Here I am with my Piano Teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years to the day later from the first time we sat down together folks – interview coming soon, many thanks Tony! Jon Hammond
http://www.berklee.edu/people/tony-germain
Position: Assistant Chair
Department: Piano

Tony’s Steinway Grand Piano

“I think I might have been one of Berklee’s first graduates with what today is called the performance major in piano. So as assistant chair, I have a vested interest in making sure we’re still preparing piano, keyboard, and organ students, without being in any way style prejudiced. I also took the position to have a little bit more involvement with the curriculum—to see what I could personally add or help create.”

“When I went to Berklee, Ted Pease, Phil Wilson, and Mike Rendish were my role models and my teachers. They set the standard for what I’d become and how I would teach. They were all very good to me, and I could see how much they loved it. Here at Berklee, I’m giving back to something that has given me everything. I often describe Berklee as a musical Fantasy Island. I just don’t know where else I’d be happy.”

“Prior to becoming assistant chair of the Piano Department, I taught pretty much everything across the board for 33 years: harmony, ear training, arranging, ensembles. I created the Harmonic Ear Training course and taught it from about 1978 until I became assistant chair. I’m equally in love with private and classroom teaching, and have done it all my adult life. I probably get more out of it than my students do. But hopefully I inspire students to further their interests in whichever style of performance they desire—it’s my job to prepare them for the long haul. I still teach Survey of Piano Styles: History of Jazz Piano. I didn’t want to give it up. And I didn’t want to not teach entirely, because you lose touch if you’re out of the classroom.”

Career Highlights
B.M., Berklee College of Music
Performances with Judy Garland, Herb Pomeroy, Joe Hunt, and Dick Johnson
Musical director, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well, Charles Playhouse
Pianist and keyboardist with jazz and commercial groups
Recordings include Forces with Jerry Tachoir; Risa’s Waltz with Danny Harrington; Until Further Notice with Steve Rochinski; Sasha Sings Dinah, A Tribute to the Queen, Dinah Washington with Sasha Daltonn; Happy Talk with Christine Fawson; At Last with Kimberly Keating; Read Between the Lines with Jan Shapiro; Live at the Firehouse with Danny Harrington; The Berklee Great American Songbook series; and for Acuff-Rose, Nashville
Published articles in Keyboard and Berklee Today magazines
Professional performing and recording artist
Television and radio experience, including Community Auditions/ Dave Maynard Talent Showcase, WBZ, Channel 4, Boston; Jack Harris Show, Detroit; Nick Clooney Show, Cincinnati; Music America, WGBH Radio, Boston; and Grand Ole Opry, Nashville
Performer and clinician, Berklee on the Road programs in Umbria, Puerto Rico, and Los Angeles
Leadership
Stephany Tiernan
Chair
Tony Germain
Assistant Chair — at Berklee College of Music
http://www.HammondCast.com/
— at Berklee College of Music

Youtube http://youtu.be/TppXGPzVaK8

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

Eimsbüttel – Hamburg — Auster Blues and Jazz in Auster Bar, special evening Jon Hammond Band with NDR Horns swinging the house with spirited solos all around: Fiete Felsch alto saxophone, Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ and Heinz Lichius the drummer – special thanks to 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 http://www.HammondCast.com

Youtube http://youtu.be/q4_lNnwzxrU

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/105232953

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1167435

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=893232684038863

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x258ktf_auster-blues-and-jazz-jh-band-with-ndr-horns_music

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

Jon Hammond Band L to R: Joe Berger, Michael Leuschner, Heinz Lichius, Lutz Büchner, Jon Hammond, Fiete Felsch

Youtube http://youtu.be/5pvfVZhXaoc

Auster Jazz Head Phone NDR Horns Funky Heinz – 3 + 3

Jon Hammond Band Live in Auster Bar Hamburg with funky Heinz Lichius drums, NDR Horns: Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor sax, Fiete Felsch alto sax, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ + bass – http://www.HammondCast.com/ Note: Joe Berger is playing Futhark Guitars – Jon Hammond – Hammond organ made by Suzuki Musical Instruments – special thanks to our friend and excellent drummer Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera! & Auster Bar Team Frank Blume & Torsten Wendt

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/105020455

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1167042

Berklee College of Music, Tony Germain, Piano Department Chair, Steinway Grand, Hammond Organ, Jon Hammond, Boylston Street, Jazz, Blues, Bach, Local 802, Musicians Union

Groove, musikmesse Party, P.Mauriat saxophones, Tony Lakatos, Pmauriat Albest, jazzkeller, Lee Oskar, harmonicas, Frankfurt, Funky Jazz, ASCAP Composer, MNN TV, Channel 1

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White Onions Instrumental With Special Guest Lee Oskar

November 21, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: White Onions Instrumental With Special Guest Lee Oskar

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

Youtube http://youtu.be/zy8OSck8_TA

Jon Hammond Band original “White Onions” with special guest Lee Oskar harmonica – Jon’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the famous Jazzkeller Frankfurt – Joe Berger on guitar playing his custom JJ Guitars, Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone by PMauriat Saxophones Pmauriat Albest, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at the organ ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP

http://www.HammondCast.com/
special thanks Tetsuo Mano Tombo Lee Oskar Harmonicas, Thomas Eich TecAmp TecAmp – Bass Player’s Gear rig powering Jon’s organ — with Joe Berger and 9 others at Jazzkeller

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=940145022680962

Tony Lakatos

Pmauriat Albest

Giovanni Totò Gulino

NAMM Musikmesse Russia

Lee Oskar Harmonicas

Lee Oskar
Musician/Band

Lee Oskar

TecAmp – Bass Player’s Gear

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1189830

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/112507677

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2ar2gm_white-onions-instrumental-with-special-guest-lee-oskar_music

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondLocal802MusicianEarlySetAndJonsPictures

Youtube http://youtu.be/n319bzqv5AQ

Jon Hammond Local 802 Musician playing solo early bird set in 802 Club Room with Jon’s pictures assembled by Jon himself over the years, 31st year on cable TV The Jon Hammond Show now on again in late Friday night / early Saturday morning slot 1:30AM on Channel 1 Community Channel MNN TV in Manhattan and streaming around the world

http://www.HammondCast.com/ all images ©JON HAMMOND International “The FINGERS…are The SINGERS!”™- Local 802 Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM — with Bernard Purdie, Michael Pratt, Art Baron, Jon Hammond Band, Jon Hammond Organ Group, Todd Anderson, Joe Berger, Bernard “Pretty” Purdie and James Preston at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – 322 W. 48th Street New York, NY 10036 USA

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1185841

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/110975286

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x29coqw_jon-hammond-local-802-musician-early-set-and-jon-s-pictures_music

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=930980766930721

Early Set, Jazz Session, Hammond Organ, Historic Photographs, Local 802, Musicians Union, Jon Hammond, Monday night, bandstand, classics, Solo organ

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

Youtube http://youtu.be/4j2MJm8RDWs

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1189376

Hamburg Germany — Jon Hammond Band original shuffle “White Onions” with Lutz Büchner tenor saxophone, Heinz Lichius drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ

– in Downtown Bluesclub Landhaus Walter special thanks Uwe Mamminga http://www.HammondCast.com/ — with Joe Berger and 2 others at Downtown Bluesclub.

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/112245187

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=938732919488839

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

Youtube http://youtu.be/x6a8MHYESqc

Jon Hammond and Friends drop in to Taipei night spot JAZZ SPOT SWING organ lounge,

Jon at Mr. Nobuki Kuwahara’s Hammond Sk2 organ with house musicians – Kenichi Toyoda piano

– special thanks to Nico, Shannon, Letitia – Superlux Taiwan,

P. Mauriat Europe Pmauriat Albest Team!

http://www.HammondCast.com/ – Jazz Spot Swing

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/110027287

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1182889

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=924772564218208

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014

Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon’s birthday

with Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Late Rent is the theme song for Jon’s long-running cable TV show in New York City The Jon Hammond Show and HammondCast radio program http://www.HammondCast.com – special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera – Jon Hammond Band

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014

Onions, Instrumental music, Lee Oskar, Harmonica, Hammond Organ, Sk1, Organ jazz combo, P.Mauriat Saxophones, Pmauriat Albest, musikmesse Party, Tony Lakatos, jazzkeller, Frankfurt, ASCAP Composer, Local 802, Musicians Union

P. Mauriat NAMM Session Jon Hammond With Pmauriat Artists

November 18, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: P. Mauriat NAMM Session Jon Hammond With Pmauriat Artists

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatNAMMSessionJonHammondWithPmauriatArtists

Youtube http://youtu.be/elTx7Dy-F-k

P.Mauriat NAMM Session as seen in DownBeat Magazine Magazine’s “Best of NAMM” article, oldest jazz magazine in USA – Jon Hammond at the organ with Pmauriat Albest artists and guest players joining in – great way to end 4 day NAMM Show!
http://pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/257-p-mauriat-booth-in-qbest-of-the-namm-showq-2013-feature-article-of-downbeat-magazine
Thanks to P Mauriat International Team, players Alejandro Chiabrando, Tim Green, Jason Palmer, Greg Osby, Juan Alzate and all the cats – also Bag End Speakers amplification –

this session appears on Jon Hammond Show MNN TV http://www.HammondCast.com/ – Anaheim California The NAMM Show — with Pmauriat Albest
P. Mauriat Musical Instruments
Musical Instrument
Tim Green
PMauriat Saxophones
Greg Osby
Jason Palmer
Alejandro Chiabrando

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1188946

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2afjox_p-mauriat-namm-session-jon-hammond-with-pmauriat-artists_music

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/112036992

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=937701906258607

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

Youtube http://youtu.be/x6a8MHYESqc

Jon Hammond and Friends drop in to Taipei night spot JAZZ SPOT SWING organ lounge,

Jon at Mr. Nobuki Kuwahara’s Hammond Sk2 organ with house musicians – Kenichi Toyoda piano

– special thanks to Nico, Shannon, Letitia – Superlux Taiwan,

P. Mauriat Europe Pmauriat Albest Team!

http://www.HammondCast.com/ – Jazz Spot Swing

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/110027287

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1182889

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=924772564218208

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014

Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon’s birthday

with Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Late Rent is the theme song for Jon’s long-running cable TV show in New York City The Jon Hammond Show and HammondCast radio program http://www.HammondCast.com – special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera – Jon Hammond Band

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014

Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon’s birthday

with Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Late Rent is the theme song for Jon’s long-running cable TV show in New York City The Jon Hammond Show and HammondCast radio program http://www.HammondCast.com – special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera – Jon Hammond Band

Youtube http://youtu.be/5shPL3IOYlU

NuMuBu http://www.numubu.com/153010-videos.html?VIDEO_ID=23971

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1117717

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/91332204

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1mn3pb_late-rent-jon-hammond-theme-song-2014_music

Jon Hammond Band Facebook http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=806846682677464

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/late-rent-jon-hammond-theme-song-2014-6818982

“The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
Musikmesse “Warm Up Party”
Jon Hammond & Band

Jon Hammond (aus New York City) – organ
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – saxophone
Giovanni 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 in P.Mauriat Pmauriat Albest Pro Shop Taipei Taiwan

Journal Frankfurt article by Detlef Kinsler

LINK: http://journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

Kultur

MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME

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). — Interview: Detlef Kinsler

P.Mauriat Action Blues With Jon Hammond Pmauriat / Albest Music

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatActionBluesWithJonHammond

(Higher Quality) P.Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest action with Jon Hammond Blues All Afternoon at The NAMM Show with P.Mauriat Artists and guests Arno Haas, Hailey Niswanger, James Carter, Joshua Quinlan, Juan Alzate, Ryan Montano – Jon Hammond at the Sk1 organ http://www.HammondCast.com/

with Hailey Niswanger, Jon Hammond, PMauriat Saxophones, Pmauriat Albest, Arno Haas, Reggie Padilla and Ryan Montano at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Youtube http://youtu.be/4rGrMhFPbrU

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/88162571

P.Mauriat Saxophones, Trumpets, NAMM Session, Jazz Music, Hammond Organ, Jon Hammond, Taipei, Pmauriat Albest, Local 802, Musicians Union

Late Rent Jon Hammond Band Theme Song

October 22, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Late Rent Jon Hammond Band Theme Song

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014

Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon’s birthday

with Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Late Rent is the theme song for Jon’s long-running cable TV show in New York City The Jon Hammond Show and HammondCast radio program http://www.HammondCast.com – special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera – Jon Hammond Band

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014

Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon’s birthday

with Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Late Rent is the theme song for Jon’s long-running cable TV show in New York City The Jon Hammond Show and HammondCast radio program http://www.HammondCast.com – special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera – Jon Hammond Band

Youtube http://youtu.be/5shPL3IOYlU

NuMuBu http://www.numubu.com/153010-videos.html?VIDEO_ID=23971

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1117717

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/91332204

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1mn3pb_late-rent-jon-hammond-theme-song-2014_music

Jon Hammond Band Facebook http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=806846682677464

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/late-rent-jon-hammond-theme-song-2014-6818982

“The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
Musikmesse “Warm Up Party”
Jon Hammond & Band

Jon Hammond (aus New York City) – organ
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – saxophone
Giovanni 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 in P.Mauriat Pmauriat Albest Pro Shop Taipei Taiwan

Journal Frankfurt article by Detlef Kinsler

LINK: http://journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

Kultur

MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME

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). — Interview: Detlef Kinsler

P.Mauriat Action Blues With Jon Hammond Pmauriat / Albest Music

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatActionBluesWithJonHammond

(Higher Quality) P.Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest action with Jon Hammond Blues All Afternoon at The NAMM Show with P.Mauriat Artists and guests Arno Haas, Hailey Niswanger, James Carter, Joshua Quinlan, Juan Alzate, Ryan Montano – Jon Hammond at the Sk1 organ http://www.HammondCast.com/

with Hailey Niswanger, Jon Hammond, PMauriat Saxophones, Pmauriat Albest, Arno Haas, Reggie Padilla and Ryan Montano at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Youtube http://youtu.be/4rGrMhFPbrU

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/88162571

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond

http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/p-mauriat-action-blues-with-jon-hammond-all-afternoon-6744345

“Out To Lunch” San Francisco City Hall Concert – Jon Hammond Band LINK http://youtu.be/jcH0VqdDvII
POCKET FUNK by Jon Hammond — with Jon Hammond at San Francisco City Hall

Jon Hammond at the new Hammond A-162 Console Organ – Photo Credit Larry Gay of The West Coast Live Radio The NAMM Show

— with Jon Hammond at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Get down Mr. Berger! Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the B3mk2 Hammond organ – Photo by master photographer Lawrence Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Show, thanks Larry!

*VIDEO LINK: http://youtu.be/7TApELTO1XI Head Phone – Jon Hammond Band THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All-Star Jam Video Movie of Jon’s Band Featuring Bernard Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Alex Budman, Joe Berger2, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond Organ Group — with Stephen Fortner, Scott May, Joe Berger rips it up! Koei Tana…See More — with Joe Berger and Jon Hammond at Bespeco @ NAMM Show 2014

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatPlayersSessionWithJonHammondDay1NAMM2014

The Famous Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond Photo Just In!

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1099403

Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond Photo Just In! Photo Credit and Many Thanks to Bernie Capicchiano of Bernies Music Land Australia, thanks a million Bernie!!! You can clearly see Stevie is shanking my hand – he shook it about 5 different ways while we were talking, his fingers are his eyes living in the world of Music that has blessed us all! This was at the Hammond Organ USA Suzuki Musical Instruments stand number 5100 Winter NAMM Show 2014, I got to speak with him last year also and met him the first time in 1972 – this is a precious photo from Bernie! – Jon Hammond – at The NAMM Show
Stevie’s Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevie_Wonder
musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century.[2] Wonder signed with Motown’s Tamla label at the age of eleven[2] and continues to perform and record for Motown as of the early 2010s. He has been blind since shortly after birth.[3]
Among Wonder’s works are singles such as “Superstition”, “Sir Duke”, “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” and “I Just Called to Say I Love You”; and albums such as Talking Book, Innervisions and Songs in the Key of Life.[2] He has recorded more than thirty U.S. top ten hits and received twenty-two Grammy Awards, the most ever awarded to a male solo artist, and has sold over 100 million albums and singles, making him one of the top 60 best-selling music artists.[4] Wonder is also noted for his work as an activist for political causes, including his 1980 campaign to make Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday a holiday in the United States.[5] In 2009, Wonder was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace.[6] In 2008, Billboard magazine released a list of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists to celebrate the US singles chart’s fiftieth anniversary, with Wonder at number five…cont. — with Stevie Wonder at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Dankeschön to my good friend Tino Pavlis for sending me this very precious photograph of me speaking with Stevie Wonder last month at The NAMM Show —

thanks a million Tino!

P.Mauriat Players Session with Jon Hammond Day 1 NAMM 2014

Youtube http://youtu.be/35qxoEkC74E

(Higher Quality) A wonderful jazz session at P.Mauriat / Pmauriat Albest NAMM stand number 4514 on first day of NAMM 2014 together with Jon Hammond on the organ with tenor saxophonists Aldo Salvent, Alex Budman, Josh Quinlan, Terell Stafford trumpet, checking names, more coming – Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com/ – The NAMM Show — with Alex Budman, Aldo Salvent, Terell Stafford, Josh Quinlan and more..

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

Guy Low – PR

Jon Hammond jams at the Electro-Voice stand: AMAC 2014 http://www.electrovoice.com/pressrelease.php?id=1651 The music products industry gathered again on Queensland’s Gold Coast for professional development sessions and a two-day trade show. Almost 500 professionals, covering a wide range of Australian music industry suppliers and retailers, took part at the Australian Music Association Convention – held at the ever-popular Jupiter’s Casino.

The convention featured a number of notable key speakers and accomplished musicians to keep attendees educated as well as entertained. Amongst the key figures were Larry Morton, current NAMM Chairman and President of Hal Leonard Corporation; Jon Hammond, renowned Hammond organ player and founder of the Jon Hammond Band; Ambre Hammond (no-relation to Jon) leading Australian piano musician and Guinness record holder for receiving Associate and Licentiate Diplomas of music at the age of 11; and Lloyd Spiegel, one of Australia’s leading blues guitarists.

Bosch Communications Systems, a regular at AMAC, exhibited the latest products from our Electro-Voice and Dynacord brands, including EV’s ZLX, ELX and ETX Powered Loudspeaker families, and Dynacord’s TS Vertical Array Cabinets, the tiny but feature-packed PM 502 Powered Mixer, and the versatile AXM 12A Coaxial Powered Monitor with onboard DSP.

For the first time in EV’s history, the brand had three “best-in-class” loudspeaker families on display covering entry-level through to pro-audio markets. ZLX loudspeakers are the number one selling powered speakers in the American market and have won Best of Show at NAMM 2013. The 2000-W ETX Powered Loudspeakers have been labelled as the most advanced product in its price range and have won Best of Show at NAMM 2014. Sitting in between is the ever-popular ELX range which represents a high-quality sound system at a mid-range price.

The ETX Powered Loudspeaker display drew a lot of attention during the show, including that of Jon Hammond, one of the finest B3 players in the world. Jon reminisced about his first experience with EV speakers back in 1964, when he installed EV SRO speakers in a Fender Bandmaster cabinet.

“I have a particular fondness for EV speakers. My very first pro amplifier was a 1964 blonde Fender Bandmaster in which I installed the white EV SRO Speakers. Yes, I lugged that 2 x 12 speaker box around everywhere and it was impossible to blow it up – my whole band would plug in to it, we thought in those days because the amp was called the Bandmaster that the whole band should plug in to it, bass and all – no problem, it was loud and clear!”

After swapping a few stories Jon was curious to see how his Hammond Sk1 would sound with the ETX loudspeakers. Following a quick connection via a Dynacord PowerMate 600, Jon belted a few tunes just before the close of day one of the exhibition. He promised to come back the following day with a jazz guitarist who turned out to be Chris Connolly, a well known figure in the audio and music products industry. While setting up for the jam session Simon Ert, a jazz percussionist representing Gretsch drums on the neighbouring stand, volunteered to complete the trio. What followed was half an hour of cool jazz tunes and sweet sound.

Group photo, from left to right: Simon Ert on Gretsch Drums, Chris Connolly on Grover Jackson Guitar and the legendary “Buchanan Hammer” EV 664 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone, and Jon Hammond on Hammond Sk1, mixed using Dynacord PowerMate 600 and played through ETX Powered Loudspeakers.

Check out an excerpt of the performance on YouTube:

http://youtu.be/SPHi-VBY6zI

“I love coming to the AMAC shows, in just a few years I have forged some lasting friendships and am fortunate enough to meet some really outstanding musicians,” said Jon. “The timing was perfect to have a session like that what we did – thank you so much for accommodating us with the superb EV powered speakers. I heard from friends who were all the way across the hall that they could hear us clear as a bell. It was so much fun, that’s the kind of thing I live for and only happens in a special place and people such as the EV stand at AMAC!”

Electro-Voice speakers were also present on the Casio Sound Technology stand. Two ZLX 12” powered speakers and a ZXA1 sub gave the Casio guys all they needed to show off their DJ and keyboard skills a few times each day. Needless to say, they were very happy with the sound as well.

Bosch Communications would like to thank AMAC, Jon Hammond, Chris Connolly, Simon Ert, and all the visitors and exhibitors for making AMAC 2014 an experience to remember!
AMAC Convention Back In Gold Coast for 2014

Youtube http://youtu.be/JwXcYGLt_kY

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/108224164

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x27fqkm_blues-and-jazz-session-at-ev-stand-at-amac_music

Facebook Jon Hammond Band http://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1176878

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/ReturnOfTheStudentJonHammondVisitWithTonyGermainHD1080p

Jon Hammond visit with his piano teacher Tony Germain:
“So good to see my piano teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years later from the first day we met on Scheduling Day 1973, looking good Tony! Greatest piano and Hammond organ teacher folks!

Tony taught so many players well and created the organ department (long story!) Chairing the PIano Department, (he has a nice chair in his office and superb Steinway Grand Piano) – if you are lucky enough to be a student at Berklee and get to study with Tony Germain, then you are living under the lucky star – Tony is the Man!! Thanks for everything you showed me Tony, straightened me out big time” – Jon Hammond
*Return of the Student –

Here I am with my Piano Teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years to the day later from the first time we sat down together folks – interview coming soon, many thanks Tony! Jon Hammond
http://www.berklee.edu/people/tony-germain
Position: Assistant Chair
Department: Piano

Tony’s Steinway Grand Piano

“I think I might have been one of Berklee’s first graduates with what today is called the performance major in piano. So as assistant chair, I have a vested interest in making sure we’re still preparing piano, keyboard, and organ students, without being in any way style prejudiced. I also took the position to have a little bit more involvement with the curriculum—to see what I could personally add or help create.”

“When I went to Berklee, Ted Pease, Phil Wilson, and Mike Rendish were my role models and my teachers. They set the standard for what I’d become and how I would teach. They were all very good to me, and I could see how much they loved it. Here at Berklee, I’m giving back to something that has given me everything. I often describe Berklee as a musical Fantasy Island. I just don’t know where else I’d be happy.”

“Prior to becoming assistant chair of the Piano Department, I taught pretty much everything across the board for 33 years: harmony, ear training, arranging, ensembles. I created the Harmonic Ear Training course and taught it from about 1978 until I became assistant chair. I’m equally in love with private and classroom teaching, and have done it all my adult life. I probably get more out of it than my students do. But hopefully I inspire students to further their interests in whichever style of performance they desire—it’s my job to prepare them for the long haul. I still teach Survey of Piano Styles: History of Jazz Piano. I didn’t want to give it up. And I didn’t want to not teach entirely, because you lose touch if you’re out of the classroom.”

Career Highlights
B.M., Berklee College of Music
Performances with Judy Garland, Herb Pomeroy, Joe Hunt, and Dick Johnson
Musical director, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well, Charles Playhouse
Pianist and keyboardist with jazz and commercial groups
Recordings include Forces with Jerry Tachoir; Risa’s Waltz with Danny Harrington; Until Further Notice with Steve Rochinski; Sasha Sings Dinah, A Tribute to the Queen, Dinah Washington with Sasha Daltonn; Happy Talk with Christine Fawson; At Last with Kimberly Keating; Read Between the Lines with Jan Shapiro; Live at the Firehouse with Danny Harrington; The Berklee Great American Songbook series; and for Acuff-Rose, Nashville
Published articles in Keyboard and Berklee Today magazines
Professional performing and recording artist
Television and radio experience, including Community Auditions/ Dave Maynard Talent Showcase, WBZ, Channel 4, Boston; Jack Harris Show, Detroit; Nick Clooney Show, Cincinnati; Music America, WGBH Radio, Boston; and Grand Ole Opry, Nashville
Performer and clinician, Berklee on the Road programs in Umbria, Puerto Rico, and Los Angeles
Leadership
Stephany Tiernan
Chair
Tony Germain
Assistant Chair — at Berklee College of Music
http://www.HammondCast.com/
— at Berklee College of Music

Youtube http://youtu.be/TppXGPzVaK8

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

Eimsbüttel – Hamburg — Auster Blues and Jazz in Auster Bar, special evening Jon Hammond Band with NDR Horns swinging the house with spirited solos all around: Fiete Felsch alto saxophone, Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ and Heinz Lichius the drummer – special thanks to 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 http://www.HammondCast.com

Youtube http://youtu.be/q4_lNnwzxrU

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/105232953

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1167435

Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=893232684038863

Late Rent, Theme Song, Jon Hammond, Jazzkeller, musikmesse, Frankfurt, ASCAP Composer, P.Mauriat saxophones, Stevie Wonder, Cable TV, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Local 802

P. Mauriat Funk Jam Session Frankfurt Musikmesse

September 29, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: P. Mauriat Funk Jam Session Frankfurt Musikmesse

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatFunkJamSessionFrankfurtMusikmesse

Messe Frankfurt — Fun Funky Session! LINK: http://youtu.be/cGn-vV20Vzs
Fun Funky Jam Session in P.Mauriat Stand with lighting of very special good luck lantern gift at Frankfurt musikmesse with

P.Mauriat Saxophone Artists: Tony Lakatos, Arno Haas, Reiner Witzel – saxophones, and Jon Hammond at the organ – filmed in Full High Definition for HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com P Mauriat HQ Pmauriat Albest – Special Thanks to Alex Mingmann Hsieh and TecAmp for loaning the fine compact super-light bass amp with Neodymium speaker powering Jon’s organ — with Pmauriat Albest – musikmesse

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/107438390

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x26ubua_p-mauriat-funk-jam-session-frankfurt-musikmesse_music

Youtube http://youtu.be/cGn-vV20Vzs

Youtubes of every song we played in Auster Bar Hamburg going backwards Jon Hammond Band

http://youtu.be/BqtFWKBeC0c “Cooking at The Auster Bar”

http://youtu.be/9P8yZiXgWfI “Tribute to Cannonball – Mercy Mercy Mercy”

http://youtu.be/MdQi8mAslzE “Tribute to Bobby Timmons – Moanin’ / Blues”

http://youtu.be/jtAaQLH_BYk “Late Rent – Them Song”

http://youtu.be/orpLWd66-Hw “No X-Cess Baggage Blues”

http://youtu.be/LFhxrDs6PbQ “Lydia’s Tune – Bossa Nova”

http://youtu.be/MxpIJesOJXQ “Pocket Funk”

http://youtu.be/q4_lNnwzxrU “Auster Blues and Jazz

Jon’s archive http://ia802300.us.archive.org/27/items/CookingAtTheAusterBarJonHammondBandWithNDRHorns/Cooking%20at%20The%20Auster%20Bar%20Jon%20Hammond%20Band%20With%20NDR%20Horns.mp4

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

Full High Definition Version:
Awesome Funky Jazz Tribute to Cannonball NDR Horns feature on Jon Hammond Band Auster Bar Jazz Series concert Hamburg Eimsbüttel.

Welcome Knut Benzner – NDR Redaktion!

NDR Horns on Jon Hammond Band: L to R Michael Leuschner t., Lutz Büchner t.s., Fiete Felsch a.s.

Funky Heinz Lichius drums, Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor, Friedrich Fiete Felsch alto, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ + bass

– special thanks Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera, this concert was filmed in High Definition

Nicolai in the middle – drums on Peter and Siggi’s Haus Party previous day, nice job Nicolai! L to R Joe Berger, Jon Hammond, Nicolai Ditsch

– Frank Blume, Torsten Wendt

– Knut Benzner NDR Redaktion

Jon Hammond with NDR Mobile Broadcast Unit

– Musik Rotthoff support –

Gideon Schier / Baltic Soul Weekender in the Haus!

Youtube http://youtu.be/9P8yZiXgWfI

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1169090

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x25nqyv_awesome-funky-jazz-tribute-to-cannonball-ndr-horns-jon-hammond-band_music

Jon Hammond Band Facebook Full High Definition https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=898080803554051

Fun Jazz Session, P.Mauriat saxophones, Hammond Organ, musikmesse, Frankfurt Germany, Tony Lakatos, Arno Haas, Jon Hammond, Reiner Witzel, Good luck lantern

Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond Photo Just In and P Mauriat Players Session with Jon Hammond Day 1 NAMM 2014

March 3, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: P.Mauriat Players Session with Jon Hammond Day 1

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatPlayersSessionWithJonHammondDay1NAMM2014

The Famous Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond Photo Just In!

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1099403

Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond Photo Just In! Photo Credit and Many Thanks to Bernie Capicchiano of Bernies Music Land Australia, thanks a million Bernie!!! You can clearly see Stevie is shanking my hand – he shook it about 5 different ways while we were talking, his fingers are his eyes living in the world of Music that has blessed us all! This was at the Hammond Organ USA Suzuki Musical Instruments stand number 5100 Winter NAMM Show 2014, I got to speak with him last year also and met him the first time in 1972 – this is a precious photo from Bernie! – Jon Hammond – at The NAMM Show
Stevie’s Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevie_Wonder
musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century.[2] Wonder signed with Motown’s Tamla label at the age of eleven[2] and continues to perform and record for Motown as of the early 2010s. He has been blind since shortly after birth.[3]
Among Wonder’s works are singles such as “Superstition”, “Sir Duke”, “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” and “I Just Called to Say I Love You”; and albums such as Talking Book, Innervisions and Songs in the Key of Life.[2] He has recorded more than thirty U.S. top ten hits and received twenty-two Grammy Awards, the most ever awarded to a male solo artist, and has sold over 100 million albums and singles, making him one of the top 60 best-selling music artists.[4] Wonder is also noted for his work as an activist for political causes, including his 1980 campaign to make Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday a holiday in the United States.[5] In 2009, Wonder was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace.[6] In 2008, Billboard magazine released a list of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists to celebrate the US singles chart’s fiftieth anniversary, with Wonder at number five…cont. — with Stevie Wonder at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Dankeschön to my good friend Tino Pavlis for sending me this very precious photograph of me speaking with Stevie Wonder last month at The NAMM Show,

thanks a million Tino!

P.Mauriat Players Session with Jon Hammond Day 1 NAMM 2014

Youtube http://youtu.be/35qxoEkC74E

(Higher Quality) A wonderful jazz session at P.Mauriat / Pmauriat Albest NAMM stand number 4514 on first day of NAMM 2014 together with Jon Hammond on the organ with tenor saxophonists Aldo Salvent, Alex Budman, Josh Quinlan, Terell Stafford trumpet, checking names, more coming – Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com/ – The NAMM Show — with Alex Budman, Aldo Salvent, Terrel Stafford, Josh Quinlan and more..

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1099403

P Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest action – Jon Hammond flanked by Eric Hsu and David Kornusov

– bringing down the volume with Jazz Ballads LINK http://youtu.be/Llv6MKNOvks Jon Hammond and Greg Osby
LINK: http://youtu.be/3UukhoJPe0E Jon Hammond and Arno Haas – The NAMM Show stand 4514

This is how we sound check at 9 o’clock in the morning in the bright California sun – thanks Fender for the big super bad Fender Super Bassman amp, it’s amazing how good 10 inch speakers can sound! Jon Hammond – The NAMM Show Center Patio Stage – LINK: http://youtu.be/0656E-IWDn8 Dom Famularo Feature on Jon Hammond Band NAMM Show

— with Jon Hammond at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Fender Super Bassman – 300 watts Tube Power, sounds good with my organ!

Jon Hammond

Dick Boak of C.F. Martin & Company (Guitars)- thanks for bringing Eric Clapton’s Blue acoustic guitar to NAMM,

looking / sounding real good Dick! – Jon Hammond

Detlef Kinsler Journal Frankfurtl / Frankfurter Rundschau) and Jon Hammond here

at Jon’s last musikmesse Warm Up Party – next one: 11th March 21:00UHR – celebrating 28th year Frankfurt Musikmesse Action World’s Largest Musical Instruments Show and Prolight + Sound and Jon’s birthday with special guests and friends from Messe Frankfurt in the good old Jazzkeller with Jon Hammond Band Easier Download FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: http://blog.sfgate.com/jon-hammond/2014/03/01/easier-download-for-immediate-release-musikmesse-warm-up-party/ Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/NoXCessBaggageBlues2013HD720p

Oslo Norway — Jon Hammond flanked by Jan Grindheim and Kevin Gallagher in front of Oslo City Hall – LINK: http://youtu.be/3SEJhqXVqiU 06

A special visit with Lord Mayor of Oslo Per Ditlev-Simonsen in Oslo Norway on Jon Hammond’s HammondCast Show — at Oslo City Hall

Nice job on “Body and Soul” James Carter when we played it last month in the Pmauriat Albest / P Mauriat HQ Stand at The NAMM Show

— with Jon Hammond and James Carter at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

L to R: Richard Clements, Mike Camoia, Jon Hammond, Bob Cunningham

Jon Hammond and Bob Cunningham playing at Local 802

In 720p

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/NoXCessBaggageBlues2013HD720p

No X-Cess Baggage Blues Written by Jon Hammond for his friends at PIA because they let him take quite a lot of baggage over many times in the old days on Pakistan International Airlines – Joe Berger gets down on his custom JJ Guitar here, Tony Lakatos Pmauriat Albest tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at his Hammond SK-1 organ / bass ©JH INTL ASCAP – Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party 27th year in Jazzkeller – as seen in Journal Frankfurt article http://www.journal-frankfurt.de/journal_news/Kultur-9/My-home-away-from-home-Jon-Hammond-zum-27-Mal-auf-der-Musikmesse-18308.html?src=funkyjazz&id&rewrite_titel
MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Folks, I’m happy to announce that Peter Klohmann will be stepping in to play tenor saxophone on The Jon Hammond Band for our 28th year Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Tuesday 11th of March! Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and myself Jon Hammond at the organ, it’s going to be a great evening in the very precious Jazzkeller Frankfurt, down below in the keller on the Kleine Bockenheimer Straße 18a, 60313 Frankfurt am Main

– fantastic atmosphere and Team and wonderful occasion – looking forward to see all our friends again, continuing this wonderful tradition to kick off the fantastic musikmesse event once again! We hope that all our exhibitor friends will have enough energy left after a day of building their stands to come join us, relax with some good music, good company and some special surprises I can promise! Coming up real soon – see you from other side – everybody have safe smooth flights coming in to the beautiful Frankfurt Airport / Flughafen from all over the world for this great International Trade Fair! Jon Hammond & Band

Youtube http://youtu.be/zQBZ1N-xq9Y

Main Man Eugen Hahn announcing Jon Hammond Band

MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME http://journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

Jazzkeller Frankfurt Tuesday 11th of March

From Detlef Kinsler Journal Frankfurt

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

Photo by Joachim Hildebrand

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/p-mauriat-players-session-with-jon-hammond-day-1-namm-2014-6741701

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P.Mauriat Saxophones, Jon Hammond, Stevie Wonder, Saxophones, Trumpet, NAMM Show, Musikmesse Warm Up Party, Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM, Jazz Session

Easier Download FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Musikmesse Warm Up Party

March 1, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Easier Download FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Musikmesse Warm Up Party

In 720p

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/NoXCessBaggageBlues2013HD720p

No X-Cess Baggage Blues Written by Jon Hammond for his friends at PIA because they let him take quite a lot of baggage over many times in the old days on Pakistan International Airlines – Joe Berger gets down on his custom JJ Guitar here, Tony Lakatos Pmauriat Albest tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at his Hammond SK-1 organ / bass ©JH INTL ASCAP – Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party 27th year in Jazzkeller – as seen in Journal Frankfurt article http://www.journal-frankfurt.de/journal_news/Kultur-9/My-home-away-from-home-Jon-Hammond-zum-27-Mal-auf-der-Musikmesse-18308.html?src=funkyjazz&id&rewrite_titel
MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Folks, I’m happy to announce that Peter Klohmann will be stepping in to play tenor saxophone on The Jon Hammond Band for our 28th year Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Tuesday 11th of March! Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and myself Jon Hammond at the organ, it’s going to be a great evening in the very precious Jazzkeller Frankfurt, down below in the keller on the Kleine Bockenheimer Straße 18a, 60313 Frankfurt am Main

– fantastic atmosphere and Team and wonderful occasion – looking forward to see all our friends again, continuing this wonderful tradition to kick off the fantastic musikmesse event once again! We hope that all our exhibitor friends will have enough energy left after a day of building their stands to come join us, relax with some good music, good company and some special surprises I can promise! Coming up real soon – see you from other side – everybody have safe smooth flights coming in to the beautiful Frankfurt Airport / Flughafen from all over the world for this great International Trade Fair! Jon Hammond & Band

Youtube http://youtu.be/zQBZ1N-xq9Y

Main Man Eugen Hahn announcing Jon Hammond Band

MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME http://journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

Jazzkeller Frankfurt Tuesday 11th of March

From Detlef Kinsler Journal Frankfurt

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

Photo by Joachim Hildebrand

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).

Photographs by Joachim Hildebrand – Giovanni Totò Gulino, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond

Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone

It was really great to see Wolfgang Lücke at NAMM, the Director of musikmesse is a Rocker!

Looking good Wolfgang! See you soon at musikmesse / ProLight + Sound in Frankfurt! http://musikmesse.com/ – Jon Hammond Band – Photo Credit: Lawrence Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Show

This is the baddest baddest Head Phone Funk Jam ever if I may say so myself…every note, every hit – we broke it down so funky that even Bernard Purdie had to get up off the drum throne and throw down some serious dance moves! Tremendously great Bernard! LINK: http://youtu.be/7TApELTO1XI

nice job all the cats, Koei Tanaka all the way from Tokyo Japan, Alex Budman tenor saxophone slick as always and Joe Berger the Berger-Meister had the hammer all the way down on the JJ Guitar, bad ass cats! Thanks Hammond Organ USA USA for the B3mk2 Portable and high-power Leslie model 3300 takin’ care of some serious biz, un-believe-able sounding rig! Jon Hammond Band
Head Phone – Jon Hammond Band THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All-Star Jam Video Movie of Jon’s Band Featuring Bernard Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Alex Budman, Joe Berger2, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond Organ Group — with Stephen Fortner, Scott May, Joe Berger, Koei Tanaka and Jon Hammond at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center Hilton Anaheim Lobby Special Program on 80th Anniversary of Hammond Organ USA – Front of House / FOH Mix by Brian English – Denny Mack Audio – announcement – Stephen Fortner – Editor Keyboard Magazine Jon Hammond Organ Group *Note: “Head Phone” composed by Jon Hammond ©JON HAMMOND Intl. ASCAP recorded with Bernard Purdie originally on Jon’s album Late Rent in year of 1989 – Big Special Thanks to Jay Dittamo for standin’ in the cuff for Bernard, thanks Jay! special thanks to Scott May and Gregg Gregory Gronowski – Hammond Suzuki Musical Instruments Team Mr. M. Terada, Shuji Suzuki, Yu Beniya, Shigeyuki Ohtaka, Jeff Guilford JJ Guitars UK — with Joe Berger, Alex Budman, Stephen Fortner, Jay Dittamo, Bernard Purdie, Denny Mack and Koei Tanaka at Hilton Anaheim

— with Bernard Purdie and 3 others at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Thank you to my friend Lawrence Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Show for this fine photograph!

– Jon Hammond Band http://www.jonhammondband.com/blog.html/breaking_funky_news_from_anaheim_hilton__bernard_purdie_thrills_namm_on_special_hammond_program/
*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All Star Jam! Jon Hammond Band Featuring Bernard Purdie Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/THESOUNDSOULSUMMITAllStarJamJonHammondBandFeaturingBernardPurdie Head Phone – Jon Hammond Band THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All-Star Jam Video Movie of Jon’s Band Featuring Bernard Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Alex Budman, Joe Berger2, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond Organ Group

A Big Thank You / Dankeschön to my good friend Tino Pavlis for sending me this very precious photograph of me speaking with Stevie Wonder last month at The NAMM Show, thanks a million Tino!

2nd year in a row, also I met Stevie back in 1972 – he shook my hand like 5 different ways while we were talking, his hands are his eyes – living in a World of Music that has blessed us all, thank you Stevie Wonder! Jon Hammond Band at at Hammond Organ USA / Suzuki Musical Instruments NAMM Stand 5100 — with Stevie Wonder, Steve Simmons

This excellent photograph of myself Jon Hammond and tenor saxophonist Alex Budman was taken by master photographer Lawrence Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Show at the P Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest NAMM Stand 4514, thanks Larry!

and thanks to all the folks who came to hear Jon Hammond Band NAMM Brunch set on the Center Patio Stage LINK http://youtu.be/D2XzhYvgarI
Jon Hammond Band performs “Lydia’s Tune” at Winter NAMM Show 2014 on Center Patio stage with some still photos by Lawrence Gay – Joe Berger guitar, Dom Famularo drums, Alex Budman tenor saxophone, Koei Tanaka harmonica, Jon Hammond organ
The NAMM Show
www.HammondCast.com – at Anaheim Convention Center ©JON HAMMOND Intl. ASCAP

Jon Hammond, Greg Osby and Arno Haas

P Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest Jazz and Blues Session with Jon Hammond Hammond, James Carter, Arno Haas,

things were popping at stand number 4514 – as seen last year in DownBeat Magazine’s annual “Best of NAMM” feature article – http://www.pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/257-p-mauriat-booth-in-qbest-of-the-namm-showq-2013-feature-article-of-downbeat-magazine- Jon Hammond Band – The NAMM Show — with Arno Haas

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CONFIRMED: Jon Hammond Band 18th Consecutive Year!

Thursday, March 13, 2014 Time 9:00pm until 12:00am in UTC+01

Jon’s musikmesse-Session Funky Jazz and Blues
Schon traditionell findet bei uns zur Frankfurter Musikmesse ein Treffen hochkarätiger Musiker statt. Wie auch in den vergangenen Jahren ist der aus New York stammende Orgelspieler Jon Hammond, mit Joe Berger „Berger-meister“, Peter Klohmann und Giovanni Gulino, angesagt.

Im Spiel geht Jon Hammond absolut in seiner Musik und seiner Leidenschaft für den guten alten Hammond-Sound auf. Mit 18 Jahren kaufte er sich seine erste Hammond B3 und tourte mit der Rockband Hades im Vorprogramm von Tower Of Power oder Michael Bloomfield. Ein regelrechter Genießer: Seinen Kopf wiegt er ständig von einer Seite zur anderen. Die linke Hand ersetzt größtenteils den Part eines Bassisten, zusätzlich zu den verschiedenen Klangfarben, die er manuell justiert.

Der Gitarrist Joe Berger gleicht einem Saiten-Hasardeur. Er spielte bereits mit Who-Bassist John Entwistle und sorgte in dessen Band für den Studio-Mix. Peter Klohmann ist ein junger talentierter Tenorsaxophonist. Giovanni Totò Gulino ziseliert an den Becken, setzt genaue Akzente auf der Fußtrommel und spielt leichte, luftige Melodien auf der Snare.
Jon Hammond – Orgel http://www.jonhammondband.com/
Joe Berger „Berger-meister“ – Gitarre http://www.myspace.com/joebergerguitar
Peter Klohmann – Tenorsaxophon http://www.peterklohmann.com/
Giovanni Totò Gulino – Schlagzeug
Einlass: 21:00 Uhr
Beginn: 21:30 Uhr
Eintritt: 7,-/5,- €

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatBalladTimeWithGregAndJon

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/p-mauriat-ballad-time-with-greg-and-jon-6730521

Ballad time at P.Mauriat NAMM Stand with Greg Osby playing his custom System 76 Alto Saxophone with Jon Hammond at the organ – stand number 4514 Winter NAMM Show 2014 — with Jon Hammond and Greg Osby at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

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Youtube http://youtu.be/Llv6MKNOvks

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/hammondcast

http://vimeo.com/87374292

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1094701

http://ireport.cnn.com/people/hammondcast

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/BalladTimeWithArnoAndJonAtP.Mauriat

Arno Haas plays a beautiful jazz ballad on the P.Mauriat tenor model 66rdk with Jon Hammond at the organ at The NAMM Show, stand number 4514 http://www.HammondCast.com/

I believe Arno is playing the P.Mauriat model 66rdk tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/ballad-time-with-arno-and-jon-at-p-mauriat-6735755

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iReport CNN http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1096432

Youtube http://youtu.be/3UukhoJPe0E

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/87525291

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/Day1P.Mauriat2014NAMM

musikmesse party, Jazz Ballad, P.Mauriat Saxophones, System 76, 66rdk, Jon Hammond, Greg Osby, Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM, CNN, iReport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Musikmesse Warm Up Party Celebrates 28th Year Jazzkeller Frankfurt

February 28, 2014

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Band annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party

Incredible (22.3 G) Quicktime Video!

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondJonHammondBandannualMusikmesseWarmUpParty2013Blues

Folks, I’m happy to announce that Peter Klohmann will be stepping in to play tenor saxophone on The Jon Hammond Band for our 28th year Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Tuesday 11th of March! Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and myself Jon Hammond at the organ, it’s going to be a great evening in the very precious Jazzkeller Frankfurt, down below in the keller on the Kleine Bockenheimer Straße 18a, 60313 Frankfurt am Main

– fantastic atmosphere and Team and wonderful occasion – looking forward to see all our friends again, continuing this wonderful tradition to kick off the fantastic musikmesse event once again! We hope that all our exhibitor friends will have enough energy left after a day of building their stands to come join us, relax with some good music, good company and some special surprises I can promise! Coming up real soon – see you from other side – everybody have safe smooth flights coming in to the beautiful Frankfurt Airport / Flughafen from all over the world for this great International Trade Fair! Jon Hammond & Band

Youtube http://youtu.be/zQBZ1N-xq9Y

Main Man Eugen Hahn announcing Jon Hammond Band

MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME http://journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

Jazzkeller Frankfurt Tuesday 11th of March

From Detlef Kinsler Journal Frankfurt

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

Photo by Joachim Hildebrand

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).

Photographs by Joachim Hildebrand – Giovanni Totò Gulino, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond

Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone

It was really great to see Wolfgang Lücke at NAMM, the Director of musikmesse is a Rocker!

Looking good Wolfgang! See you soon at musikmesse / ProLight + Sound in Frankfurt! http://musikmesse.com/ – Jon Hammond Band – Photo Credit: Lawrence Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Show

This is the baddest baddest Head Phone Funk Jam ever if I may say so myself…every note, every hit – we broke it down so funky that even Bernard Purdie had to get up off the drum throne and throw down some serious dance moves! Tremendously great Bernard! LINK: http://youtu.be/7TApELTO1XI

nice job all the cats, Koei Tanaka all the way from Tokyo Japan, Alex Budman tenor saxophone slick as always and Joe Berger the Berger-Meister had the hammer all the way down on the JJ Guitar, bad ass cats! Thanks Hammond Organ USA USA for the B3mk2 Portable and high-power Leslie model 3300 takin’ care of some serious biz, un-believe-able sounding rig! Jon Hammond Band
Head Phone – Jon Hammond Band THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All-Star Jam Video Movie of Jon’s Band Featuring Bernard Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Alex Budman, Joe Berger2, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond Organ Group — with Stephen Fortner, Scott May, Joe Berger, Koei Tanaka and Jon Hammond at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center Hilton Anaheim Lobby Special Program on 80th Anniversary of Hammond Organ USA – Front of House / FOH Mix by Brian English – Denny Mack Audio – announcement – Stephen Fortner – Editor Keyboard Magazine Jon Hammond Organ Group *Note: “Head Phone” composed by Jon Hammond ©JON HAMMOND Intl. ASCAP recorded with Bernard Purdie originally on Jon’s album Late Rent in year of 1989 – Big Special Thanks to Jay Dittamo for standin’ in the cuff for Bernard, thanks Jay! special thanks to Scott May and Gregg Gregory Gronowski – Hammond Suzuki Musical Instruments Team Mr. M. Terada, Shuji Suzuki, Yu Beniya, Shigeyuki Ohtaka, Jeff Guilford JJ Guitars UK — with Joe Berger, Alex Budman, Stephen Fortner, Jay Dittamo, Bernard Purdie, Denny Mack and Koei Tanaka at Hilton Anaheim

— with Bernard Purdie and 3 others at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Thank you to my friend Lawrence Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Show for this fine photograph!

– Jon Hammond Band http://www.jonhammondband.com/blog.html/breaking_funky_news_from_anaheim_hilton__bernard_purdie_thrills_namm_on_special_hammond_program/
*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All Star Jam! Jon Hammond Band Featuring Bernard Purdie Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/THESOUNDSOULSUMMITAllStarJamJonHammondBandFeaturingBernardPurdie Head Phone – Jon Hammond Band THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All-Star Jam Video Movie of Jon’s Band Featuring Bernard Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Alex Budman, Joe Berger2, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond Organ Group

A Big Thank You / Dankeschön to my good friend Tino Pavlis for sending me this very precious photograph of me speaking with Stevie Wonder last month at The NAMM Show, thanks a million Tino!

2nd year in a row, also I met Stevie back in 1972 – he shook my hand like 5 different ways while we were talking, his hands are his eyes – living in a World of Music that has blessed us all, thank you Stevie Wonder! Jon Hammond Band at at Hammond Organ USA / Suzuki Musical Instruments NAMM Stand 5100 — with Stevie Wonder, Steve Simmons

This excellent photograph of myself Jon Hammond and tenor saxophonist Alex Budman was taken by master photographer Lawrence Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Show at the P Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest NAMM Stand 4514, thanks Larry!

and thanks to all the folks who came to hear Jon Hammond Band NAMM Brunch set on the Center Patio Stage LINK http://youtu.be/D2XzhYvgarI
Jon Hammond Band performs “Lydia’s Tune” at Winter NAMM Show 2014 on Center Patio stage with some still photos by Lawrence Gay – Joe Berger guitar, Dom Famularo drums, Alex Budman tenor saxophone, Koei Tanaka harmonica, Jon Hammond organ
The NAMM Show
www.HammondCast.com – at Anaheim Convention Center ©JON HAMMOND Intl. ASCAP

Jon Hammond, Greg Osby and Arno Haas

P Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest Jazz and Blues Session with Jon Hammond Hammond, James Carter, Arno Haas,

things were popping at stand number 4514 – as seen last year in DownBeat Magazine’s annual “Best of NAMM” feature article – http://www.pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/257-p-mauriat-booth-in-qbest-of-the-namm-showq-2013-feature-article-of-downbeat-magazine- Jon Hammond Band – The NAMM Show — with Arno Haas

https://www.facebook.com/events/836105496404711/

CONFIRMED: Jon Hammond Band 18th Consecutive Year!

Thursday, March 13, 2014 Time 9:00pm until 12:00am in UTC+01

Jon’s musikmesse-Session Funky Jazz and Blues
Schon traditionell findet bei uns zur Frankfurter Musikmesse ein Treffen hochkarätiger Musiker statt. Wie auch in den vergangenen Jahren ist der aus New York stammende Orgelspieler Jon Hammond, mit Joe Berger „Berger-meister“, Peter Klohmann und Giovanni Gulino, angesagt.

Im Spiel geht Jon Hammond absolut in seiner Musik und seiner Leidenschaft für den guten alten Hammond-Sound auf. Mit 18 Jahren kaufte er sich seine erste Hammond B3 und tourte mit der Rockband Hades im Vorprogramm von Tower Of Power oder Michael Bloomfield. Ein regelrechter Genießer: Seinen Kopf wiegt er ständig von einer Seite zur anderen. Die linke Hand ersetzt größtenteils den Part eines Bassisten, zusätzlich zu den verschiedenen Klangfarben, die er manuell justiert.

Der Gitarrist Joe Berger gleicht einem Saiten-Hasardeur. Er spielte bereits mit Who-Bassist John Entwistle und sorgte in dessen Band für den Studio-Mix. Peter Klohmann ist ein junger talentierter Tenorsaxophonist. Giovanni Totò Gulino ziseliert an den Becken, setzt genaue Akzente auf der Fußtrommel und spielt leichte, luftige Melodien auf der Snare.
Jon Hammond – Orgel http://www.jonhammondband.com/
Joe Berger „Berger-meister“ – Gitarre http://www.myspace.com/joebergerguitar
Peter Klohmann – Tenorsaxophon http://www.peterklohmann.com/
Giovanni Totò Gulino – Schlagzeug
Einlass: 21:00 Uhr
Beginn: 21:30 Uhr
Eintritt: 7,-/5,- €

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatBalladTimeWithGregAndJon

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/p-mauriat-ballad-time-with-greg-and-jon-6730521

Ballad time at P.Mauriat NAMM Stand with Greg Osby playing his custom System 76 Alto Saxophone with Jon Hammond at the organ – stand number 4514 Winter NAMM Show 2014 — with Jon Hammond and Greg Osby at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOa5n0A.x?p=1 width=”960″ height=”568″]

Youtube http://youtu.be/Llv6MKNOvks

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/hammondcast

http://vimeo.com/87374292

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1094701

http://ireport.cnn.com/people/hammondcast

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/BalladTimeWithArnoAndJonAtP.Mauriat

Arno Haas plays a beautiful jazz ballad on the P.Mauriat tenor model 66rdk with Jon Hammond at the organ at The NAMM Show, stand number 4514 http://www.HammondCast.com/

I believe Arno is playing the P.Mauriat model 66rdk tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/ballad-time-with-arno-and-jon-at-p-mauriat-6735755

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iReport CNN http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1096432

Youtube http://youtu.be/3UukhoJPe0E

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/87525291

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/Day1P.Mauriat2014NAMM

Jazz Ballad, P.Mauriat Saxophones, System 76, 66rdk, Jon Hammond, Greg Osby, Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM, CNN, iReport

Lydia’s Tune Bossa Nova NAMM Brunch Set Center Patio

February 15, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Lydia’s Tune Bossa Nova NAMM Brunch Set Center Patio

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

Youtube http://youtu.be/D2XzhYvgarI

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/lydia-s-tune-bossa-nova-namm-brunch-set-center-patio-6724882

Jon Hammond Band performs “Lydia’s Tune” at Winter NAMM Show 2014 on Center Patio stage with some still photos by Lawrence Gay – Joe Berger guitar, Dom Famularo drums, Alex Budman tenor saxophone, Koei Tanaka harmonica, Jon Hammond organ http://www.HammondCast.com – at Anaheim Convention Center ©JON HAMMOND Intl. ASCAP – Anaheim Convention Center

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JON HAMMOND RECEIVES NAMM AWARD
February 14, 2014 http://hammondorganco.com/jon-hammond-receives-namm-award/

At the recent 2014 Winter NAMM Expo, Hammond Artist JON HAMMOND received the “Beleive In Music” award from NAMM President Joe Lamond. Jon travels the World with his Hammond Sk1, swinging with his group, guesting with others and playing Solo. Jon also brings the joy of jazz to many folks who are ill or recuperating via his countless visits to Hospitals and Institutions everywhere. Congratulations, Jon! http://www.jonhammondband.com

Jon’s long lost brother Albert!

Concert, Hammond Organ, Sk1, Dom Famularo, Suzuki Musical Instruments, Koei Tanaka, Harmonica, Albert Einstein, Jon Hammond, JJ Guitars, P.Mauriat Saxophones, Joe Berger, Lydia’s Tune, ASCAP, Local 802, Musicians Union

Happy Independence Day July 4 2013 with Blue Angels Show Original Music from Jon Hammond Band Journal

July 4, 2013

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Happy Independence Day July 4 2013 with Blue Angels Show Original Music from Jon Hammond Band Journal

Jon’s archive http://archive.org/details/BlueAngels2012FleetWeekAirShowAtSfoWithMusicFromJonHammondBand

Happy 4th Of July!

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/blue-angels-2012-fleet-week-air-show-at-sfo-with-music-from-jon-hammond-band-6390136

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America’s pride The Blue Angels here at SFO to perform fearlessly in honor of Fleet Week 2012 with support from United Airlines Team at United Family Day very special annual event, special thanks to all these fine folks it takes to make it happen. From the Firefighters, to the Mechanics, Air Controllers, Crew, Food Preparations even the Imperial Storm Troopers from Star Wars were on hand for this very special family day – with music here from The Jon Hammond Band with special guest Lee Oskar harmonica, recent performance in Frankfurt Germany at the famous Jazzkeller “Tribute to 9/11 – Get Back In The Groove” Tony Lakatos tenor sax, Giovanni Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at Sk1 organ, enjoy folks! Sincerely, Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com

America’s Pride, Jon Hammond Band

Youtube http://youtu.be/2C3KtLtMVm8

July 20th it’s going to be the big “Radio Day by The Bay” – could be the last one at Radio KRE folks! Jon Hammond *Member CHRS California Historical Radio Society
http://www.californiahistoricalradio.com/2012/11/chrs-is-in-imminent-danger-of-being-forced-to-leave-kre/
KVTO-AM IS SOLD – HOW THIS EFFECTS CHRS & THE KRE PURCHASE
The Latest…

The KRE PURCHASE – The following prepared statement by the CHRS Board of Directors was presented during the CHRS General meeting, June 1st at KRE:

Jon Hammond’s organ onstage for Radio Day by The Bay

KRE Radio – 601 Ashby Avenue Berkeley CA

“We have been informed that KVTO has been sold. Early indications are that the successful bidder is not inclined to sell the building to CHRS at this time. The investor toured the building with a commercial real estate agent May 28th and has implied that they intend to assess the best use of the property and the building in the coming months. This is an unexpected turn of events. CHRS is setting up a meeting with the new owner to discuss our future at 601 Ashby. We will keep you informed.”

To our valued Members, friends and supporters of The California Historical Radio Society, The Bay Area Radio Museum, The Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame and The Society Of Wireless Pioneers:

A wise man named Paul Bourbin, who saved CHRS from extinction many years ago, has told us for a long time, “you have to own it.” He is referring to the building and land that houses a museum. How correct Paul is and what a lesson we are now learning. Well we tried, and at this moment in time the chances of us owning this property are slim. This may change. For the last year we have been operating and making decisions based on the best information we have been given. The circumstances that would have allowed us to buy KRE at this time were completely out of CHRS’ control.

Are we disappointed, of course. Are we giving up on securing a permanent home for CHRS, of course NOT. It has been a privilege and a rare opportunity that not many groups have had to be headquartered in a historic building, rent free for almost 10 years. Until we have a meeting with the new owner, we do not know how much longer we will be at 601 Ashby. While we may be there for a long time, we just don’t know for sure right now. What we do know, is how important it is to protect and preserve our museum collection. These artifacts are the heart of what CHRS is about. We do know how important it is to have a secure and safe place for the Maxwell Library, the CHRS and SOWP Archives. A place where discarded radios are made to come alive again. A place to gather and exchange ideas and information. A place for W6CF to operate. A place to teach and learn about radio’s history and its’ importance in the Bay Area. And a place to celebrate the luminaries who make up the Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame…

Italian Love Story! (it’s a good thing he took his helmet off)
Jon Hammond
http://www.antiqui.it/doc/monumenti/chiese/cattedrale.htm

Chiesa Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II
Nel 1615 si decise di demolire la piccola chiesa di S. Salvatore e le case circostanti, che occupavano il lato occidentale della piazza maggiore, per costruire una chiesa più ampia. Su disegno dell’architetto Antonio Passari di Pergola ebbero inizio i lavori. Nel 1654 la nuova chiesa fu benedetta e vi fu celebrata la prima messa. Per carenza di fondi il previsto rivestimento in pietra fu attuato solo in parte..

Flying over the Italian Alps on an Air Dolomiti prop plane – dramatic!

No possibility for emergency landing down there folks! Jon Hammond

No this was not an airplane, somebody created a café from an Airstream trailer with airplane theme for München Airport (Flughafen) – you can even see the ‘pilot’ on the ‘flight deck’, cool!

Jon Hammond — at Smokey Joe’s MUC Airport / Flughafen

Good to see my friend Matt DeMatt a few days ago at his Birthday in New York City…looking good Matt! Jon Hammond

– *photo shot by Joe Berger — with Matt DeMatt at G2 Lounge – 39 9th Ave. ny ny

Check this cat out – Fantum B is a bad dude! Jon Hammond

— at San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

Now we got some tourist traffic on the famous Golden Gate Bridge at dusk, have a Happy 4th O’ July everybody!

Jon Hammond — at Golden Gate Bridge San Franciso Ca

Driving in to Sausalito CA with a nice blanket of famous Fog – stop at the Golden Gate Market for some supplies!

Jon Hammond — at The Golden Gate Market

Jon Hammond in the Suicide Lane Golden Gate Bridge with the hammer down! – god bless the fog! That’s why we have the very best Sour Dough Bread in the world – because the fog makes the dough sour!

Sourdough Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sourdough
“As it ferments, sometimes for several days, the volume of the starter is increased by periodic additions of flour and water, called “refreshments”.[16] As long as this starter culture is fed flour and water regularly it will rem…See More — at Golden Gate Bridge San Franciso Ca

Looks like John Leguizamo on the wall in Hamburg!
Jon Hammond
Freak (film) Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freak_(film)

Freak is a 1998 film directed by Spike Lee. The film is a live performance of John Leguizamo’s one man show on Broadway of the same name. Leguizamo’s show was semi-autobiographical as he would talk about many aspects of his life. In the routine, he also talks about family members such as his parents, grandparents, uncle, and his younger brother.[1] The film premiered on HBO.
The show was a commercial and critical success and garnered Leguizamo and members of the production crew several awards and nominations.[2] The making of this film prompted Lee to cast Leguizamo in the lead role of his next film the following year, Summer of Sam. Leguizamo followed this performance up with the Broadway show Sexaholix: A Love Story in 2001.
Directed by Spike Lee
Produced by Denis Biggs
Written by David Bar Katz
John Leguizamo
Starring John Leguizamo
Distributed by Home Box Office
Release date(s) October 10, 1998
Running time 60 min.
Language English — with John Leguizamo at Hamburg St. Pauli

This is a real Mini Cooper! on the Schulterblatt – Jon Hammond
Mini Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mini_Cooper#Mini_Cooper_and_Cooper_S:_1961.E2.80.932000

The Mini is a small economy car made by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and its successors from 1959 until 2000. The original is considered a British icon of the 1960s.[5][6][7] Its space-saving front-wheel drive layout – allowing 80 per cent of the area of the car’s floorpan to be used for passengers and luggage – influenced a generation of car makers.[8] The vehicle is in some ways considered the British equivalent of its German contemporary the Volkswagen Beetle, which enjoyed similar popularity in North America. In 1999 the Mini was voted the second most influential car of the 20th century, behind the Ford Model T.[9][10]
This distinctive two-door car was designed for BMC by Sir Alec Issigonis.[11][12] It was manufactured at the Longbridge and Cowley plants in England, the Victoria Park / Zetland British Motor Corporation (Australia) factory in Sydney, Australia, and later also in Spain (Authi), Belgium, Chile, Italy (Innocenti), Malta, Portugal, South Africa, Uruguay, Venezuela and Yugoslavia. The Mini Mark I had three major UK updates – the Mark II, the Clubman and the Mark III. Within these was a series of variations, including an estate car, a pick-up truck, a van and the Mini Moke – a jeep-like buggy. The Mini Cooper and Cooper “S” were sportier versions that were successful as rally cars, winning the Monte Carlo Rally four times from 1964 through to 1967, although in 1966 the Mini was disqualified after the finish, along with six other British entrants, which included the first four cars to finish, under a questionable ruling that the cars had used an illegal combination of headlamps and spotlights.[13]
On introduction in August 1959 the Mini was marketed under the Austin and Morris names, as the Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minor.[14] The Austin Seven was renamed to Austin Mini in January 1962 [14] and Mini became a marque in its own right in 1969.[15][16] In 1980 it once again became the Austin Mini and in 1988 the Rover Mini.
Designated by Leonard Lord as project ADO15 (Amalgamated Drawing Office project number 15) and the product of the Morris design team, the Mini came about because of a fuel shortage caused by the 1956 Suez Crisis.[18] Petrol was once again rationed in the UK, sales of large cars slumped, and the market for German bubble cars boomed. Lord, the somewhat autocratic head of BMC, reportedly detested these cars so much that he vowed to rid the streets of them and design a ‘proper miniature car’.[19] He laid down some basic design requirements: the car should be contained within a box that measured 10×4×4 feet (3.0×1.2×1.2 m); and the passenger accommodation should occupy 6 feet (1.8 m) of the 10-foot (3.0 m) length; and the engine, for reasons of cost, should be an existing unit. Issigonis, who had been working for Alvis, had been recruited back to BMC in 1955 and, with his skills in designing small cars, was a natural for the task. The team that designed the Mini was remarkably small: as well as Issigonis, there was Jack Daniels (who had worked with him on the Morris Minor), Chris Kingham (who had been with him at Alvis), two engineering students and four draughtsmen. Together, by October 1957, they had designed and built the original prototype, which was affectionately named “The Orange Box” because of its colour.[5]
The ADO15 used a conventional BMC A-Series four-cylinder, water-cooled engine,[20] but departed from tradition by mounting it transversely, with the engine-oil-lubricated, four-speed transmission in the sump, and by employing front-wheel drive. Almost all small front-wheel-drive cars developed since have used a similar configuration, except with the transmission usually separately enclosed rather than using the engine oil. The radiator was mounted at the left side of the car so that the engine-mounted fan could be retained, but with reversed pitch so that it blew air into the natural low pressure area under the front wing. This location saved vehicle length, but had the disadvantage of feeding the radiator with air that had been heated by passing over the engine. It also exposed the entire ignition system to the direct ingress of rainwater through the grille.
The suspension system, designed by Issigonis’s friend Dr. Alex Moulton at Moulton Developments Limited, used compact rubber cones instead of conventional springs. This space-saving design also featured rising progressive-rate springing of the cones, and provided some natural damping, in addition to the normal dampers. Built into the subframes, the rubber cone system gave a raw and bumpy ride accentuated by the woven-webbing seats, but the rigidity of the rubber cones, together with the wheels’ positioning at the corners of the car, gave the Mini go kart-like handling..

Ducati built for one! Anybody who wants to go for a ride must really want to!

Jon Hammond — at St. Pauli

Slow down 35 MPH for Dead Man’s Curve!

Jon Hammond — at San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

These are THE best potato chips I ever had…made fresh!
Special machine, incredibly good!!

Jon Hammond *on the Zeil in Frankfurt — at Zeil – Frankfurt am Main

She got some of the famous fresh potato chips, delicious!

Jon Hammond — at Zeil – Frankfurt am Main

Jon Hammond with main man Dilip…not Philipp…Dilip!

*and famous Frog Umbrella!

Pizza Party! in Japan

Jon Hammond — in Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka

Sunset over Melbourne Australia, looking good!

Jon Hammond — in Melbourne, Victoria

Jon Hammond with my friend Mirko Mikovič! Looking good Mirko!

Nice camera! Jon Hammond

Fun at the IKEA Store! Jon Hammond

Maybe the trunk? Nope…more fun at IKEA! Jon Hammond

L to R: Jon Hammond, Michael Falkenstein, Tony Lakatos Frankfurt Germany — P.Mauriat Booth Session with Jon Hammond and P.Mauriat Artists at Musikmesse – special thank / dankeschön Michael Falkenstein for these photos – JH

http://pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/259-p-mauriat-booth-session — with Michael Falkenstein and Tony Lakatos at musikmesse

L to R: Arno Haas, Jon Hammond, Tony Lakatos, Reiner Witzel
Frankfurt Germany — P.Mauriat Booth Session with Jon Hammond and P.Mauriat Artists at Musikmesse – special thank / dankeschön Michael Falkenstein for these photos – JH
http://pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/259-p-mauriat-booth-session

— with Arno Haas, Tony Lakatos and Reiner Witzel at musikmesse

L to R: Arno Haas, Jon Hammond, Tony Lakatos, Reiner Witzel, Walter Calafiore
Frankfurt Germany — P.Mauriat Booth Session with Jon Hammond and P.Mauriat Artists at Musikmesse – special thank / dankeschön Michael Falkenstein for these photos – JH

http://pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/259-p-mauriat-booth-session — with Arno Haas, Tony Lakatos, Reiner Witzel and Walter Calafiore at musikmesse

L to R: Mike Smith, Jon Hammond, André de Laat, Reiner Witzel, Klaus Wangorsch, Genzo Okabe
Frankfurt Germany — P.Mauriat Booth Session with Jon Hammond and P.Mauriat Artists at Musikmesse – special thank / dankeschön Michael Falkenstein for these photos – JH

http://pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/259-p-mauriat-booth-session — with Mike Smith, André de Laat, Reiner Witzel, Klaus Wangorsch and Genzo Okabe at musikmesse

Frankfurt Germany — P.Mauriat Booth Session with Jon Hammond and P.Mauriat Artists at Musikmesse – special thank / dankeschön Michael Falkenstein for these photos – JH

http://pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/259-p-mauriat-booth-session — with Peggy Behling, André de Laat, Reiner Witzel and Klaus Wangorsch at musikmesse

Happy Independence Day, July 4 2013, Blue Angels, Original Soul Music, Jon Hammond, Sk1, Jazz, Blues, ASCAP, Local 802, Musicians Union, P.Mauriat Saxophones, Lee Oskar, Tony Lakatos, Frankfurt, Musikmesse, NAMM