Posts Tagged ‘Stevie Wonder’

Stevie Wonder Motown Big Influence on Jon Hammond Show Preview 10/31

October 31, 2015

*WATCH THE FILM HERE: Stevie Wonder Motown Big Influence on Jon Hammond Show Preview 10/31

Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond talking – Shuji Suzuki of Suzuki Musical Instruments looking on at The NAMM Show Anaheim CA

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by Jon Hammond

Published October 26, 2015
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Topics Public Access TV Program, Music, Jazz Orchestra, Big Band, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Community Channel 1, Preview, 10/31/2015, Jon Hammond Show, #HammondOrgan #B3

Jon Hammond Show Preview 10/31 MNN TV Channel 1 Community Channel Public Access TV 28 Minute Program – “Head Phone” was written by organist Jon Hammond and Arranged by Todd Anderson – Podcast of Session with Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra from the inner sanctum of Friends Seminary, 230 year old school K-12 on Manhattan’s East Side – Bob Rosen presiding over the Music Department. On guitar David Acker, drums Mike Campenni, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques trombones, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com/ – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – AFM Local 6 – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] Manhattan Neighborhood Network

David Acker (guitar) in the string section

It was really great to see both of my good friends, the Brothers – Andreas Sennheiser and Daniel Sennheiser recently, taking serious care of Sennheiser business at The NAMM Show…looking real good guys! We are very proud of you! Moving Sennheiser electronics GmbH & Co. KG (and Neumann microphones) in to the Future – Jon Hammond — at The NAMM Show.
Neumann microphones and Sennheiser microphones, wireless systems and headphones

— with Mike Campenni, Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen, Alfredo Marques, David Acker, Greg Ruvolo and Art Baron at Friends Seminary. – next segment “Pocket Funk” by Jon Hammond” The Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra plays POCKET FUNK by Jon Hammond (organ) – Arrangement by Todd Anderson (tenor saxophone) Bob Rosen (t.s.) Presiding over the Music Program Friends Seminary School – New York NY USA – David Acker guitar, Pat Hall trombone, Alfredo Marques trombone, Jim Piela saxophone, Charles Lee saxophone, Mike Campenni drums, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Art Baron trombone – more names coming – info: http://www.HammondCast.com ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network – next: “Lydia’s Tune” by Jon Hammond – Organist Jon Hammond composed this song in Paris France after flying there aboard Air France Concorde in year 1981, played here now with Meeting House Jazz Orchestra – Arranged and Conducted by tenor saxophonist Todd Anderson. Bob Rosen (tenor) presiding over the Music Program at Friends Seminary 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Greg Ruvolo takes the flugelhorn solo, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques trombones, David Acker guitar, Mike Campenni drums, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! Thank you for playing my song and those listening and watching this Podcast folks! Jon Hammond ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com/
TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM AFM Local 6 PROFILE http://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/ — with Alfredo Marques, Bob Rosen, Greg Ruvolo, Todd Anderson, Mike Campenni, Art Baron, David Acker, Charles Lee and AFM Local 6 at Friends Seminary. – next segment: “Have a Nice Day Blues” by Todd Anderson – Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra In Session: Have A Nice Day Blues © Todd Anderson – Friends Seminary School New York New York – Bob Rosen presiding over the Music Department, Jon Hammond at the organ, David Acker guitar, Mike Campenni drums, trombones: Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques, saxophones: Bob Rosen, Jim Piela, Charles Lee, Todd Anderson, trumpet section: Greg Ruvolo *more names coming! http://www.HammondCast.com
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Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

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by Jon Hammond

Published August 23, 2015
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Topics MCTV, Cable Access TV Show, MNN Channel 1, Preview, 08/29, Jon Hammond, #JoeFranklin #HammondOrgan #MecklenburgVorpommern #Bigband

Jon Hammond Show Cable Access Preview 08/29 Zeughaus Wismar MCTV 1 air time 1:30 AM with recent performance in Mecklenburg Vorpommern with LaJazzO MV in Zeughaus Wismar, ‘Band within a Bigband’ musical history, the classic MCTV 1, 32nd year on New York Manhattan Cable TV stations, now MNN Channel 1 very special show which got written up in Billboard Magazine by Kim Freeman #Billboard #CableAccess #HammondOrgan #MecklenburgVorpommern http://www.HammondCast.com same original time slot folks – outro by the late great Joe Franklin R.I.P. – *Note every frame of this show is embedded with i.d. information and copyrighted ©JON HAMMOND International

MNN Channel 1, Public Access Program, 28 minutes, Preview, Stevie Wonder, Meetinghouse, Big Band, Jazz Orchestra, Sennheiser, Stevie Wonder, Jon Hammond, #HammondOrgan #B3 #Sk1 #Funky #Jazz

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

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“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

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“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

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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

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Lydia’s Tune 2010 Jon’s Journal

May 14, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Lydia’s Tune 2010 Jon’s Journal

Jon’s Journal https://archive.org/details/JonHammondLydia_sTune2010JazzkellerFrankfurt_0

Annual 2010 Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt hosted by Jon Hammond Band
Tony Lakatos tenor sax
Jon Hammond XK-1 organ
Giovanni Gulino drums
Joe Berger guitar
Lydias Tune composed by Jon Hammond © JH INTL ASCAP
special thanks: Eugen Hahn Jazzkeller Frankfurt Team, Musikmesse, Waichiro Tachikawa Suzuki Hammond, Michael Maier Falkenstein Hammond Deutschland, Video Camera by Jennifer http://www.jonhammondband.com

Youtube http://youtu.be/opzqgNtyuH0

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/10698377

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcufhn_lydia-s-tune-2010-jazzkeller-frankf_music

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-429237

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

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, Terrel Stafford, Josh Quinlan and more..

Lydia’s Tune, ASCAP Composer, Jon Hammond, Jazz group, Hammond Organ, Sk1, XK-1, XK-1c, musikmesse, Frankfurt, NAMM Show, Stevie Wonder, Local 802, Musicians Union

Musikmesse Warm Up Party Celebrates 28th Year Hosted by Jon Hammond Band

March 7, 2014

Musikmesse Warm Up Party Celebrates 28th Year Hosted by Jon Hammond Band (birthday boy Jon Hammond)

Jon Hammond and Stevie Wonder are talking again – photo credit to Bernie Capicchiano of Bernies Music Land Australia:

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

Musikmesse, Party, Jon Hammond, Stevie Wonder, Bernies Music Land, Frankfurt, Australia, Hammond Organ, Sk1, B3mk2, Local 802, Musicians Union, Blues, Jazz, TV, Radio

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

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

Day 1 P.Mauriat Jazz Blues Session 2014 NAMM

February 11, 2014

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Day 1 P. Mauriat 2014 NAMM

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

(Higher Quality) Kicking off the 1st day (of 4) of Winter NAMM Show 2014 with an excellent impromptu ensemble session at P.Mauriat stand number 4514, some funky jazz and blues with 2 outstanding trumpet players Terell Stafford, Winston Byrd, tenor saxophonists Alex Budman and Juan Alzate, with Jon Hammond at the organ – thanks for coming over from Cannonball Trumpets Winston!

Alex Mingmann Hsieh founder of P Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest says “Music Unites All People of The World” Go For The Sound – special thanks Thomas Eich TecAmp, fine bass amps! — at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Youtube http://youtu.be/2svNalLmfW0

Anaheim CA — Is that Stevie Wonder talking with organist Jon Hammond of Jon Hammond Band? Yes! Main Man Stevie in the house!!

at 2014 The NAMM Show — with Stevie Wonder

Leslie J. Carter Way to go Jon!!!

Jon Hammond Thanks Chuggy! 2nd year in a row!

Stevie shook my hand like 5 different ways…he feels your hand when talking with you, those and his ears are his eyes – he is a brightest light of inspiration to me for many years! He actually remembered first time we met back in 1972, wow so cool! He was great on TV last night doing “We Can Work It Out” on 50th year Beatles Tribute CBS – c u, Jon

Congratulations Suzuki Musical Instruments / Hammond Organ USA – 80th Anniversary Hammond Organs at 2014 The NAMM Show, great party! Jon Hammond Band

2nd Annual Hammond Organ USA Suzuki Musical Instruments Meet and Greet Party before very special show commemorating 80th Anniversary of Hammond Organ and Award Presentation from The NAMM Show President CEO Joe Lamond to Mr. Shuji Suzuki Pre…See More — with Gregory Gronowski and Stephen Fortner at Hilton Anaheim

Go For The Sound! – 2014 The NAMM Show
Thumbs Up…and Go For The Sound! Alex Mingmann Hsieh Founder of P.Mauriat says “Music Unites All People of The World!”

– Greg Osby, Hailey Niswanger, Jon Hammond Hammond, Alex Mingmann Hsieh, Arno Haas, Juan Alzate, Josh Quinlan, James Carter – The NAMM Show 2014
Thumbs Up…and Go For The Sound! Alex Mingmann Hsieh Founder of P.Mauriat says “Music Unites All People of The World!” – Greg Osby, Hailey Niswanger, Jon Hammond, Alex Mingmann Hsieh, Arno Haas, Juan Alzate, Josh Quinlan, James Carter – The NAMM Show 2014 — with Alex Mingmann Hsieh at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Hey folks, this is my most proud photo ever –

VIDEO LINK: http://youtu.be/7TApELTO1XI “HEAD PHONE”
I took it of my friend and yours’, the greatest: Bernard Purdie – right on the bandstand after we hit at The NAMM Show on Hammond 80th Anniversary of Hammond organ in Hilton Hotel – and big thanks to the musicians Joe Berger guitar, Alex Budman tenor, Koei Tanaka harmonica – thank you so much Bernard!! Jon Hammond

I like to start the day with some green tea in one of my favorite cups I got from my friend the late great Professor Klaus Maier founder of Hammond Suzuki Deutschland and his son, my long-time friend Michael Falkenstein, Hammond Suzuki Deutschland rules!

Jon Hammond
http://www.hammond.de/

The Beatles 50th Year Action at The NAMM Show – Jon Hammond 5th Beatle, everybody’s looking Fab!

— with Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Jon Hammond, George Harrison and Ringo Starr at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Thank you very much main man Koei Tanaka! *Actual Movie: 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, 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 – The NAMM Show 2014

NAMM Show, Trumpets, Saxophones, P.Mauriat, PMauriat Albest, Jon Hammond, Beatles 50th Anniversary, Jazz Session, Hammond Organ, Sk1, TecAmp, Thomas Eich, Musikmesse, Local 802, Musicians Union, Stevie Wonder

Jon Hammond NAMM Show Action and Journal for March 23 2013

March 23, 2013

Jon Hammond NAMM Show Action and Journal for March 23 2013

Just came in on the wire – special thanks to Belinda Thomas LA Music Examiner Journalist – main man Stevie Wonder with Jon Hammond in the shot

– I got to speak with him briefly and he extended his hand to me for a handshake, I had met him many years before when my friend Steve Madaio was playing trumpet on his band at Bimbo’s in North Beach SF at a real good party – one of my biggest musical inspirations, thanks Belinda! – Jon Hammond *Stevie has been designated the Official Mayor of The NAMM Show by the NAMM Board of Directors and he came over to visit the Suzuki stand – makers of my Hammond organ – Stevie plays Suzuki harmonicas, really great to see him and speak a little bit also! – JH

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Late Rent Theme Song at NAMM Show

NAMM Hammond Summit Show Late Rent Jon Hammond Band in Hilton Anaheim

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondNAMMHammondSummitShowLateRentJonHammondBandinHiltonAnaheim

Jon Hammond and Dr. Lonnie Smith the next day at NAMM Show

Very special performance on first ever Hammond night in Hilton Hotel Lobby at Winter NAMM 2013 presented by Hammond Suzuki USA “Sound Soul Summit”
“The Ultimate All-Star Jam” MC Scott May introduces Jon Hammond Band to play their theme song “Late Rent” after a very cool pre-show party Meet and Greet with a who’s who of Hammond organists.
Donny Baldwin drums (from Jefferson Starship & Lydia Pense & Cold Blood),
Alex Budman tenor saxophone
Joe Berger guitar
Jon Hammond New B-3 Portable organ
Sound mix by Denny Mack
Special thanks Hammond Suzuki USA and Suzuki Musical Instruments Team
NAMM = National Association of Music Merchants
http://www.jonhammondband.com

Youtube http://youtu.be/BOqqIxm_F30

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/namm-hilton-hammond-summit-show-late-rent-jon-hammond-band-6518180

Artsy-Fartsy photo I shot with my Nikon F3 with Kodachrome film

while standing over the 101 Freeway – Jon Hammond

Coming in a little bit steep for smooth landing folks! Only kidding…Very expensive Art installation / Lousy Joke for New York in Central Park NYC – Jon Hammond

New York NY — I caught this stunning art installation today while passing by on the bus, flipping airplane (real!) at the entrance to Central Park at 58th & Fifth Avenue across from the big 24 hour Apple Store Fifth Avenue and the Plaza Hotel, nice! Jon Hammond http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaza_Hotel The Plaza Hotel in New York City is a landmark 20-story luxury hotel with a height of 250 ft (76 m) and length of 400 ft (120 m) that occupies the west side of Grand Army Plaza, from which it derives its name, and extends along Central Park South in Manhattan. Fifth Avenue extends along the east side of Grand Army Plaza. It is owned by El-Ad Properties and managed and operated by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. — at The Plaza Hotel.
http://jonhammondband.com/blog.html/hammondcast_number_1_jons_journal_november_24_2012

The backside of my Bag End Birch Wood S15X-B killer Speaker Cabinet and my 1965 Fender Band-Master amp head,

love the sound, kicks ass! Jon Hammond

Frankfurt Germany — Jon Hammond in concert in Jazzkeller Frankfurt *note: The cable that is a little bit not as straight, I used it for 30 years before it finally broke

– it was from Whirlwind Company and glowed in the dark. Breaking News: Jon Hammond finally buys a new cable! It served me very well folks – JH — at Jazzkeller

Hamburg Germany Blohm + Voss Shipyard — Yes please, I would like to have some Fresh Cracked Pepper on my salad – thank you very much!

Jon Hammond aboard super ship m.v. Galaxy 2 day inauguration party as guest of my friend Captain Korres as the ship was being finished a dedicated just before Sea Trials — at Blohm + Voss Industries GmbH

Former New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins (now Professor Dinkins at Columbia University) and Jon Hammond hanging at Rasellas – Mayor/Professor Dinkins was in town helping my friend The Honorable Terence Hallinan get re-elected at District Attorney of San Francisco, the best DA we ever had folks!

(and Mayor Dinkins was a great NYC Mayor) – JH — with David Dinkins

Mountain View California Shoreline Amphitheatre — I ask main man Mick Brigden for some sun protection for my band playing a side party for Hewlett Packard, he gets on the walkie-talkie and a few minutes later 2 guys carrying a tent canopy show up to the bandstand, thanks Mick!

Jon Hammond — at Shoreline Amphitheatre At Mountain View

R.I.P. Wilhelm ‘Charly’ Hosenseidl long-time Director Leader of Messe Frankfurt Musikmesse – presse conference with Sabine Nold, Cordelia von Gymnich and Dr. Peters in the Congress Center – now Wolfgang Lücke is doing a great job, we are just days away from Musikmesse / Prolight + Sound folks!

Jon Hammond — at Congress Center Messe Frankfurt

I don’t need a bus…I’m a damn human truck! On my way to the gig with my Hammond XB-2 organ, Excelsior Accordion, a Music Man HD150 Twin amp and my Halliburton Pilot Case full of music and accessories

loaded on to a Kart-A-Bag™ Super 600 to play the annual Opera Plaza Christmas Channukah Kwanzaa Holiday Party – Jon Hammond

Doing it in Frankfurt Germany, that’s my good friend super-artist Michael August aka ILLUSTRATORP, we are actually in front of the old AFN Headquarters on Bertramstrasse – thanks Michael for carrying my keyboard stand, that’s the deal breaker!

Jon Hammond world-wide

Long time bus driver for the James Brown Band – Jesse Switchblade on the CB Radio handle

– very nice man and safe driver for my musician friends from Augusta GA! Jon Hammond

Kelly Jarrell ah….you never rode with Mr. Jesse. Just sayin’.

Damon Wood Mr. Jesse!

James Brown band members guitarist Damon Wood and long-time member Hollie Farris trumpet for at least 30 years on the band, at the well-traveled Silver Eagle James Brown bus

– CB handle of driver “Switchblade” cool! Jon Hammond

Masao Ohnuki
Hosei University

Rick Bear
Georgia Tech

Gayla Rhodes

Rene Oudenhoven
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Shirley M. Jones
Stunt Double at American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

Roelie Oudenhoven Ahlers
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Wayne Marsh
Trevecca Nazarene University

Ike M. Van Meter
Director, Institutional Sales / Piano Consultant at Steinway Piano Galleries

John Neff
Vanderbilt University

Mitch Reilly
Franklin, Tennessee

Yvonne Van de Velde
Hoofd OK at Bronovo Ziekenhuis

Marcy Hayden
Houston, Texas

Steve Gliwa
Chicago, Illinois

Eric Tackett

Richard Roberts

Jon Jones
Store Manager at Sherwin-Williams

David Fisher

Respond to Friend Request
Toru Ishida
東京理科大学

Jan Curry

Marco Di Napoli

Frankfurt Germany — Joe Berger and drummer extraordinaire Bill Cobham playing at party for Gibson USA in the Frankfurt Marriott Hotel
Youtube http://youtu.be/we6YBMzK3Z0
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Billy COBHAM Doug WIMBISH Joe BERGER on HammondCast

This Impromptu Jam with 3 greats BILL COBHAM, DOUG WIMBISH & JOE BERGER happened at Gibson Guitar Party in Frankfurt Germany, captured by Jon Hammond originally shown on The Jon Hammond Show *24th year NYC. COBHAM born May 16, 1944 in Panama, is one of the world’s best and most influential drummers known for his jazz fusion in the 1970s, with John McLaughlin’s Mahavishnu Orchestra, where he pioneered a powerful style of drumming with jazz, rock and funk influences has an enormous Discography. WIMBISH (born September 22, 1956) is a bass player, primarily known for his studio work for the rap/hip hop label Sugarhill Records and his membership of the band Living Colour. He has played for a vast range of artists, among which Jeff Beck, Mick Jagger, Madonna, George Clinton, Depeche Mode, and Mos Def. Wimbish is considered to be a pioneer in hip hop bass playing.
BERGER has engineered mixed and mastered thousands of recordings and played with John Entwistle of THE WHO and member of JON HAMMOND Band. Seen here playing a special Gibson LES PAUL, whom (Les) Joe has also worked with and Paul has appeared on Hammond’s long-running cable tv show in NYC.
Enjoy! – JH

Frankfurt Germany — Back to the Jazz Kneipe on Berlinerstr.! One of 207 gigs I played there, here in Trio with Totó Giovanni Gulino drums and Tony Lakatos tenor sax – we’ll be re-united April 9th celebrating 27 years Musikmesse at

Jon’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party – Journal Frankfurt
http://www.journal-kalender.de/kalender_event_einzel/Jon-Hammond-Band-Jazzkeller-09-04-2013-21-00-51842982.html?was=150&ubersicht=was%3D0%26wann%3D2013-04-09%26wo%3D0%26was_genau%3D0%26wann_genau%3D0%26wo_genau%3D0%26termin_id%3D%26event_id%3D%26eventsuche_hidden%3D%26page%3D6%26stichwort%3D%26last%3D%252F%253F%26src%3Dkalender — with Jon Hammond Band and Totó Giovanni Gulino

Jon Hammond and Paul Pesco – the last time I saw Paul was in Paris France, Paul was on tour playing guitar for Joan Baez. Great to see you at NAMM Paul! – currently Music Director for Musical Director for Live from Daryl’s House Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates and former touring and studio guitarist with Madonna

– JH — with Paul Pesco

Jon Hammond with Bag End’s Jim Wischmeyer – Jim makes the best loudspeakers in the world. I saved up for years to get one, and now I own 2 – a Birchwood 15″ and a 15″ Deep Red Series, love ’em!

— at The NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center

Jon Hammond: Powered by Bag End Loudspeakers – Each 12″ cabinet has 1000 watt solid state power amps built-in, here Jon is discussing with Bag End’s Jim Wischmeyer just before first-ever deploying for Sunday Blues Session at Winter NAMM 2013 Youtube http://youtu.be/HefVEehpg30

No pre-amp or mixer necessary, plug-and-play! JH — at The NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center

Chris Grove Hiya. What was the application you used the cabs for? Also, it looks like they might be 3 way? Or is that a port, and they are two way? Seeing these on my phone, so can’t really tell. How is the sound quality? Are they heavy? Why is the sky blue? Hee!
10 hours ago ·

Jon Hammond Hi Chris, powered the new Hammond Sk1 organ, plug-and-play awesome, pretty tough to blow up a Bag End and I play all my bass all the time, can’t beat it, all the best, Jon
3 hours ago ·

Chris Grove Nice. That was my next question. Can it handle all the frequencies of a hammond? That’s impressive!
about an hour ago via mobile ·

Jon Hammond No-pain no-strain Chris…made in USA Land O’ Lincoln! Built for Industrial Use, Jon
about an hour ago ·

Chris Grove I’ve been thinking of getting a sub for my home rig, since low end can be an issue with keys. Sounds like these can handle it, without the need for dragging around a heavy sub.

Frankfurt Germany — Jon Hammond at Jazz-Kneipe Berlinerstr. 70 – Jon played 207 gigs there, sometimes solo, duo, trio or quartet depending on what night

— with Robert Hutya and Jon Hammond Band

Frankfurt Germany — Jon Hammond Trio in Jazz Kneipe Berlinerstr. 70

L to R: Jon Hammond, Totó Giovanni Gulino, Tony Lakatos — with Jon Hammond Band and Totó Giovanni Gulino

The Carroll Brothers Tam and Tom both excellent trumpet players with Jon Hammond and Bernard Purdie at Winter NAMM Show

— with Bernard Purdie at The NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center

Jon Hammond with Bespeco-Professional Srl friends from Castelfidardo Italy – Alessandro Serafino and Silvia at Winter NAMM Show *you can see Jon’s famous Bespeco keyboard stand on tour http://www.youtube.com/jonhammondband

— with Bespeco Accessori at The NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center

Dennis Drumm of Fret-King Guitars and Jon Hammond, Dennis has been in the business a long time!
Dennis’ism: ” brand ethic of Vintage and Fret-King is to totally over-deliver at the price point, in a way which other brands seem to not always want to do!”

— at The NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center

Jon Hammond and Dennis Drumm of Fret-King – if you like 335’s, this is right up your alley and a surprisingly affordable – another Dennis’ism: “Fret-King Black Label is taking Trev Wilkinson’s affordable boutique guitars to a new level.”

— at The NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center

Jon Hammond here with one of the best guitar pickers out there I know – Rich Severson of Guitar College at Vintage Guitar Show San Rafael CA

— at Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall

Berklee People – David Mash Vice President for Information Technology at Berklee College of Music and Jon Hammond ’74 at Winter NAMM Show

— with David Mash at The NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center

Jon Hammond with long-time NAMM Floor Manager John, he has a lot to manage at this international trade show folks!

— at Namm Show

Scottsdale Arizona — Jon Hammond at Fender World Headquarters – Jon Hammond has been a Fender amp user since 1966, Band-Master and Twin-Reverb amps, and met Leo Fender personally in 1987, R.I.P. Leo Fender

Leo’s Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Fender
Born Clarence Leonidas Fender
August 10, 1909
Anaheim, California, United States
Died March 21, 1991 (aged 81)
Fullerton, California, United States
Clarence Leonidas “Leo” Fender (August 10, 1909 – March 21, 1991) was an American inventor who founded Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company, or “Fender” for short. He left the company in the late 1960s, and later founded two other musical instrument companies, Music Man and G&L Musical Instruments.
The guitars, bass guitars, and amplifiers he designed from the 1940s on are still relevant: the Fender Telecaster (1950) was the first mass-produced electric guitar; the Fender Stratocaster (1954) is among the world’s most iconic electric guitars; the Fender Precision Bass (1951) set the standard for electric bass guitars; and the Fender Bassman amplifier, popular enough in its own right, became the basis for later amplifiers (notably by Marshall and Mesa Boogie) that dominated rock and roll music. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.
Clarence Leonidas Fender (“Leo”) was born on August 10, 1909, to Clarence Monte Fender and Harriet Elvira Wood, owners of a successful orange grove located between Anaheim and Fullerton, California.
From an early age, Fender showed an interest in tinkering with electronics. When he was 13 years old, his uncle, who ran an automotive-electric shop, sent him a box filled with discarded car radio parts, and a battery. The following year, Leo visited his uncle’s shop in Santa Maria, California, and was fascinated by a radio his uncle had built from spare parts and placed on display in the front of the shop. Leo later claimed that the loud music coming from the speaker of that radio made a lasting impression on him. Soon thereafter, Leo began repairing radios in a small shop in his parents’ home.
In the spring of 1928, Fender graduated from Fullerton Union High School, and entered Fullerton Junior College that fall, as an accounting major. While he was studying to be an accountant, he continued to teach himself electronics, and tinker with radios and other electrical items but never took any kind of electronics course.
After college, Fender took a job as a deliveryman for Consolidated Ice and Cold Storage Company in Anaheim, where he later was made the bookkeeper. It was around this time that a local band leader approached Leo, asking him if he could build a public address system for use by the band at dances in Hollywood. Fender was contracted to build six of these PA systems.
In 1933, Fender met Esther Klosky, and they were married in 1934. About that time, he took a job as an accountant for the California Highway Department in San Luis Obispo. In a depression government change-up, his job was eliminated, and he then took a job in the accounting department of a tire company. After working there six months, Leo lost his job along with the other accountants in the company.
[edit]Fender Radio Service
In 1938, with a borrowed $600, Leo and Esther returned to Fullerton, and Leo started his own radio repair shop, “Fender Radio Service.” Soon, musicians and band leaders began coming to him for PA systems, which he built, rented, and sold. They also visited his store for amplification for the amplified acoustic guitars that were beginning to show up in the southern California music scene—in big band and jazz music, and for the electric “Hawaiian” or “lap steel” guitars becoming popular in country music.
[edit]Early guitar builds
During World War II, Leo met Clayton Orr “Doc” Kauffman, an inventor and lap steel player who had worked for Rickenbacker, which had been building and selling lap steel guitars for a decade. While with Rickenbacker, Kauffman had invented the “Vibrola” tailpiece, a precursor to the later vibrato or “tremolo” tailpiece. Fender convinced him that they should team up, and they started the “K & F Manufacturing Corporation” to design and build amplified Hawaiian guitars and amplifiers. In 1944, Leo and Doc patented a lap steel guitar with an electric pickup already patented by Fender. In 1945, they began selling the guitar, in a kit with an amplifier designed by Fender…

Jon Hammond’s 1965 Fender Band-Master amp head getting a tuneup on the bench

New York NY — Jon Hammond returning a text message on his Sidekick 4G T-Mobile phone in the seating area at the big Apple Store on Fifth Avenue between 58th and 59th Street New York City – still the best keyboard phone folks!

– JH — at Apple Store Fifth Avenue

Jon Hammond Hammond’s Bolero Postcard

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/cannonball-99-one-more-time!/id4308341?i=4308319 — with Alex Budman, Ronnie Smith and Jon Hammond Band

Bag End, Loudspeakers, NAMM Show, Stevie Wonder, Belinda Thomas, Jon Hammond, Sk1 organ, Rich Severson, Sidekick, T-Mobile, Local 802, Musicians Union

Jon Hammond playing Excelsior Accordion with Sennheiser pickup system http://www.accordionradio.com/

Excelsior Accordions

BREAKING NEWS: Jon Hammond Jazz Organist In Downbeat Magazine’s annual BEST of The NAMM Show 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Jon Hammond Jazz Organist In Downbeat Magazine’s 2013 BEST of NAMM Show! Playing the new Sk1 Hammond organ through Bag End Powered Loudspeakers 2×12″ cabinets with Greg Osby and Keyan Williams in P Mauriat HQ Booth featuring their fine Saxophones and Trumpets

– also shown Dr. Lonnie Smith at the New Portable B-3 Organ at Hammond Booth, Stevie Wonder playing drums, guitarist Lee Ritenour, Tower of Power Horn Section with original members Stephen Doc Kupka saxophonist “Mimi” Emilio Castillo, guitarist George Benson and other great players – special thanks to the Downbeat Team – Frank Alkyer, Hilary Brown, Ed Enright, Katie Kailus, Bobby Reed and David Zivan

HUGE FUN In Music!

P.Mauriat Go For The Sound Sunday Blues Session NAMM Show *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: PMauriat NAMM Jam Sunday Blues Session Thanks to all the fine players who joined us on this fun session at P.Mauriat NAMM Stand in the final hours of the last day Sunday , we get the blues – like the end of summer camp, say goodbye until next year and hopefully we’ll see some of you in Frankfurt Musikmesse! > Jon Hammond at the Sk1 organ with great players Greg Osby alto, Juan Alzate tenor, Willie Bradley trumpet, Jason Palmer trumpet, Tim Green alto, Alejandro Chiabrando tenor and more – special thanks Alex Mingmann Hsieh, Yao Shake, Agnieszka Obrebska and all Team P.Mauriat, Jim Wischmeyer Bag End Powered Speakers – see you next year at NAMM 2014, go for the sound! Jon Hammond http://archive.org/details/JonHammondPMauriatNAMMJamSundayBluesSession/ < Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/pmauriat-namm-jam-sunday-blues-session-6521463

Youtube http://youtu.be/HefVEehpg30 P.Mauriat, Go For The Sound, Sunday Blues Session, Saxophones, Trumpets, Organ, NAMM Jam, Anaheim *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: The Sound The Soul The Summit Ultimate Hammond All-Star Jam Jon Hammond and Dr. Lonnie Smith at Winter NAMM 2013 new slogan “The Sound, The Soul, The One” and a “neo-retro” look – forego the imposters and say “Make Mine Hammond” http://archive.org/details/JonHammondTheSoundTheSoulTheSummitUltimateHammondAll-StarJam/ Kicking it off in the Hilton Anaheim Lobby at Winter NAMM 2013 on the first ever Hammond Organ night – Introduced by Master of Ceremonies Scott May: Dr. Lonnie Smith, Chester Thompson, Larry Goldings with Jay Dittamo drums, Jack Maher guitar – mix by Denny Mack. Jon Hammond Band playing “Late Rent” theme song of The Jon Hammond Show TV program. On Jon’s band: Donny Baldwin drums (from Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, Jefferson Starship), Alex Budman tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the New B3 Portable Organ. http://www.HammondCast.com Special thanks Hammond Suzuki USA, Peter Nguyen, NAMM and Hilton Hotel Anaheim Peter Nguyen and Jon Hammond Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/the-sound-the-soul-the-summit-ultimate-hammond-all-star-jam-6520933

Youtube http://youtu.be/IQakXA_czpc Photo of Doctor Lonnie Smith at the Hammond Sk2 by Jon Hammond Denny Mack and Scott May – photo: Jon Hammond Chester Thompson flanked by Jon Hammond and Scott May Power Shot L to R: Masato Tomie, Jon Hammond, Scott May, Yu Beniya, Masuo Terada Power Shot L to R: Jon Hammond, Masuo Terada, Shuji Suzuki Drummer Jay Dittamo speaking with Dr. Lonnie Smith on the bandstand, while Leo Stillo checks messages by the console Chester Thompson, Doc Lonnie, Jay Dittamo in action – Jon Hammond Jim Wischmeyer Bag End Speakers and Jon Hammond > *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: NAMM Jam at P.Mauriat Stand with Jon Hammond at the organ and horns Spontaneous NAMM Jam Session at P.Mauriat Saxophones and Trumpets stand with some great players – Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ with many great players including Hoai Phuong Nguyen, Alejandro Chiabrando, Juan Alzate, Keyan Williams, Tim Green, Willie Bradley, Jason Palmer, Eddie Baccus Jr., Adam MacBlane – sorry if I missed anybody folks! JH – Special thanks to Alex Mingmann Hsieh, Agnieszka Obrebska – P.Mauriat, Jim Wischmeyer Bag End Speakers http://bagend.com Hammond Suzuki USA and the very kind NAMM Sound Police – see you next year 2014 NAMM and Frankfurt Musikmesse – JH http://www.HammondCast.com P.Mauriat http://www.pmauriatmusic.com http://archive.org/details/JonHammondNAMMJamatP.MauriatStandwithJonHammondattheorganandhorns Yao Shake (謝瑤) and Jon Hammond Hoai Phuong Nguyen (Hoai Phuong)and Jon Hammond Youtube http://youtu.be/0C9HEsN5JGc Saxsbigfan 14 hours ago wow… so excellent performance !!  Go! Go! Go! Go for the sound! Reply · Tsai Susan 14 hours ago It was so exciting to see your play at the NAMM with P Mauriat artists. The live performance was thrilled and joyful. Thank you, Jon. Without you, the NAMM would be less fun! Reply · A MH 14 hours ago Definitely, Jon deserves to have a big hugs and applauses…,whatsoever.. Jon’s LIVE performance at PM’s booth before ending NAMM ,which has been sparked a great highlights and memories to everybody, although ,it’s only a whirlwind of 30 minutes jam sessions, but that’s one of our historic treasure ,also to NAMM. We feel proudly to say “thanks you, Jon! those music makes people crazy and joyful time until the last minutes at NAMM, Jan. 27.2013 Go for the sound!! see you in 2014

For Immediate Release: 27th Year Musikmesse Warm Up Party 9th April Jon Hammond Band in Jazzkeller Frankfurt

The Tradition Continues – Jon Hammond Band Kicking it Off with Funky Swinging Jazz and Blues in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Tuesday Night
Featuring
Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone
Joe Berger guitar
Giovanni Gulino drums
Jon Hammond organ

On this very special occasion – As Seen On New York Cable TV Show The Jon Hammond Show For Your Listening Pleasure

Enjoy the atmosphere at the good old Jazzkeller hosted by Jon and his very special guests:

Jazzkeller Frankfurt / Kleine Bockenheimerstr. 18a / 60313 Frankfurt am Main / Tel. 069 28 85 37

Youtube Channel http://www.youtube.com/jonhammondband

Previous Year:

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: James Wes Blues 2012 Jazzkeller Party Jon Hammond Band with special guest Lee Oskar

http://archive.org/details/JamesWesBlues2012JazzkellerPartyJonHammondBandWithSpecialGuestLee

Blip TV: http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/james-wes-blues-2012-jazzkeller-party-jon-hammond-band-with-special-guest-lee-oskar-6066210

Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt the night before 2012 Musikmesse kicks off, Jon Hammond Band with special guest Lee Oskar playing James Wes Blues – Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone, Giovanni Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at Sk1 Hammond organ, special guest Lee Oskar harmonica. Special thanks to TekAmp Thomas Eich, Suzuki Musical Instruments, Saray Pastanesi Baeckerei & Konditorei Chocolate Cake, P.Mauriat Music special mention Alex Hsieh – this was on Jon’s 59th birthday and celebrating 26 years attending Musikmesse Frankfurt http://www.jonhammondband.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFF0oNfZ8qg

http://vimeo.com/39713227

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*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Late Rent 2012 Musikmesse Warm Up Party Jazzkeller Frankfurt

http://archive.org/details/LateRent2012MusikmesseWarmUpPartyJazzkellerFrankfurt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AD8I5axpmy8

2012 Annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party hosted by Jon Hammond Band in Jazzkeller Frankfurt – “LATE RENT” Jon Hammond Show Theme Song
as seen on MNN TV New York City Cable TV
with Tony Lakatos tenor sax, Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums,
Jon Hammond at the Hammond Sk1 organ,
special guest Lee Oskar harmonica.
This performance marks 26 years consecutive attending Musikmesse Frankfurt and
it was also on the birthday of Jon Hammond March 20th, 2012 with a big chocolate on chocolate cake baked by Saray Pastanesi Baeckerei & Konditorei bakery on Mainzer Landstrasse 131. 60327 Frankfurt am Main

http://www.jonhammondband.com

http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/late-rent-2012-musikmesse-warm-up-party-jazzkeller-frankfurt-6054634

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150606245782102&set=t.558692101

Late Rent, Hammond Organ, Jazz, Jazzkeller Frankfurt, Musikmesse Warm Up Party, Sk1, SK2, Soul Music, Tony Lakatos, P.Mauriat, HammondCast

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

http://archive.org/details/GetBackInTheGrooveJonHammondBandInJazzkellerFrankfurt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJT522j_nPQ

2012 Annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party hosted by Jon Hammond Band in Jazzkeller Frankfurt “Get Back In The Groove” / Tribute to 9/11 by Jon Hammond
with Tony Lakatos tenor sax, Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums,
Jon Hammond at the Hammond Sk1 organ,
special guest Lee Oskar harmonica.
This performance marks 26 years consecutive attending Musikmesse Frankfurt and
it was also on the birthday of Jon Hammond March 20th, 2012 with a big chocolate on chocolate cake baked by Saray Pastanesi Baeckerei & Konditorei bakery on Mainzer Landstrasse 131. 60327 Frankfurt am Main
http://www.jonhammondband.com

Jon Hammond Get Back In The Groove Tribute to 9/11 on Blip TV

http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/get-back-in-the-groove-jon-hammond-band-in-jazzkeller-frankfurt-6054280

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150605370867102&set=vb.558692101

Happy Birthday Jon Hammond !

L to R: Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie, Danny Ray

Happy Birthday, Musikmesse Warm Up Party, Jon Hammond, The Tradition Continues, Funky Swinging Jazz, Jazzkeller, Sk1 organ, TecAmp, Frankfurt, Local 802, Musicians Union, New York City, TV Show, Radio Program

HUGE FUN In Music, Downbeat Magazine, Best of The NAMM Show, Go For The Sound, Saxophone, Trumpet, Sk1 organ, Jon Hammond, Sunday Blues Session, Frankfurt, Musikmesse, Warm Up Party, Local 802, Musicians Union

HammondCast 151 KYOU Radio Jon Hammond Hosting

May 25, 2009

*LISTEN TO HammondCast HERE:

HammondCast 151 KYOU Radio JON HAMMOND with mystery celebrity ‘guess the vocalist’: “Star Spangled Banner”, ALAN PASQUA “Dance By The Sea”, STEVIE WONDER “My Love Is On Fire” & “Positivity”, DONNY HATHAWAY “You’ve Got A Friend” studio & live version JON HAMMOND with FRANK BINER “Get Back In The Groove”, live “Hip Hop Chitlins” at Kimball’s East in Emeryville CA with BERNARD PURDIE drums, BENNETT FRIEDMAN tenor sax, BARRY FINNERTY guitar

© www.HammondCast.com

ASCAP Network Behind The Beat “LATE RENT” Jon Hammond

Elmar Lemes Photo of Jon Hammond at XK-3 organ at Local 802 Monday Night Jazz Session sponsored by Jazz Foundation of America

Jon Hammond is an endorsed artist of Hammond Suzuki USA


Jon Hammond MySpace

HammondCast

Bernard Purdie, Bennett Friedman, Barry Finnerty, Stevie Wonder, Frank Biner, Jon Hammond, B3 organ, XK-3, XK-1, XB-2, ASCAP Network, NDR Jazz, Funky, Blues, Chitlins, Star Spangled Banner, Donny Hathaway

Buzz Feiten and Paul Butterfield on HammondCast filmed by Jon Hammond

May 18, 2009

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE BUTTERFIELD HammondCast:

The Lost Butterfield Tapes: Born Under a Bad Sign, Paul Butterfield Blues Band with Buzzy Feiten
One of my all-time favorites, I filmed this in Nov. 1986, Paul Butterfield R.I.P. performing the classic “Born Under a Bad Sign” with Howard “Buzz” Feiten on guitar (2nd solo), enjoy! Jon Hammond NYC
©2009 http://www.HammondCast.com Host of HammondCast Show KYOU Radio and KYCY member AFM Local 802 and Local 6 Musicians Union ASCAP


Jon Hammond Photo by Elmar Lemes at Hammond XK-3 Organ Local 802 Monday Night Session


HammondCast


ASCAP Network Behind The Beat Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond MySpace

Paul Buttefield, Blues, Buzz Feiten, Jon Hammond, Guitar, Born Under Bad Sign, HammondCast, KYOU Radio, Michael Bloomfield, Musicians Union, Woodstock Festival, ASCAP Network, Stevie Wonder