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Lou Colombo Movie on Blip TV by Jon Hammond

March 8, 2012

Lou On Blip TV: Lou Colombo Movie on Blip TV by Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond here…I just came back from visiting my main man Lou Colombo the great trumpet player bandleader and former Pro Baseball player in Fort Myers Florida. I played on Lou’s band for 2.5 years in the late 70’s in house band at the Wychmere Harbor Club in Cape Cod. Lou is going strong happy to report, playing regularly at the restaurant of his daughter Sherri and son inlaw Marc Neeley – Roadhouse Cafe during winter months and in the summer he plays at his son David’s Roadhouse Cafe in Hyannis MA on Cape Cod. I schlepped my Hammond Sk1 organ all the way down there in hopes I could sit in with Lou for a couple of tunes but unfortunately that wasn’t possible, however I shot some video of Lou and his fine group, so enjoy the music and personality of Lou Colombo, one of the all-time greats on his instrument! The musicians on Lou’s band here at Roadhouse Cafe are Nelson Foucht on trombone, F.L. “Woody” Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Richard Iannuzzi drums and Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet. Plus a little bit of flashback audio from our gig in 1978 near the end some photos, old and new from just a few days ago. Enjoy folks! sincerely, Jon Hammond *Member Local 802 and Local 6 Musicans Union, a HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com

On YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkqBaFIAXn4

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Lou Colombo Movie by Jon Hammond

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

Lou Colombo and Jon Hammond – 02/23/2012

1978 Photo of Lou Colombo Band with Jon Hammond on B3 organ House Band at private club Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA
L to R: Frank Shea drums, Lou Colombo trumpet, Jack Pena guitar, Jon Hammond B3 organ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkqBaFIAXn4

Jon Hammond here…I just came back from visiting my main man Lou Colombo the great trumpet player bandleader and former Pro Baseball player in Fort Myers Florida. I played on Lou’s band for 2.5 years in the late 70’s in house band at the Wychmere Harbor Club in Cape Cod. Lou is going strong happy to report, playing regularly at the restaurant of his daughter Sherri and son inlaw Marc Neeley – Roadhouse Cafe during winter months and in the summer he plays at his son David’s Roadhouse Cafe in Hyannis MA on Cape Cod. I schlepped my Hammond Sk1 organ all the way down there in hopes I could sit in with Lou for a couple of tunes but unfortunately that wasn’t possible, however I shot some video of Lou and his fine group, so enjoy the music and personality of Lou Colombo, one of the all-time greats on his instrument!
The musicians on Lou’s band here at Roadhouse Cafe are Nelson Foucht on trombone, F.L. “Woody” Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Richard Iannuzzi drums and Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet.
Plus a little bit of flashback audio from our gig in 1978 near the end some photos, old and new from just a few days ago. Enjoy folks! sincerely, Jon Hammond

*Note: Some Baseball Stats for Louis Colombo as a player – he played pro baseball until breaking ankle at age 24 –

Louis Colombo:
1953 Newport News Dodgers Statistics — Minor Leagues – Baseball …
www.baseball-reference.com › Minor Leagues › Teams
Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL Manager: … 6, Louis Colombo*, 26, 123, 432, 134, 20, 1, 4 .310 .389, 168. 7,

1945 Brooklyn Dodgers Minor League Affiliations – Baseball …
www.baseball-reference.com › Minor Leagues › Affiliates
1945 Brooklyn Dodgers Minor League Affiliates. Other Years: 1944 ….. 49, Louis Colombo*, 18, NNW, B, 56, 213, 66, 12, 2, 3 .310 .427, 91. 50,

*Member Local 802 and Local 6 Musicans Union, a HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com

http://vimeo.com/37842424

Lou Colombo Movie by Jon Hammond from Jon Hammond on Vimeo.

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This is my Hammond Sk1 Organ in GKPE-49-TSA Gator Flight Case after I finally got it back from Newark EWR Airport after flying with it to Fort Myers from San Francisco, then taking it to Lou’s gig at Roadhouse Cafe, flying to JFK but my organ went to Newark by mistake. It was supposed to be delivered but they never even left the airport with it, so I took a bus ride back out to New Jersey from Times Square and picked it up personally. You can see the big INSPECTED sticker that TSA plastered of my American Federation of Musicians Union sticker. 2 days later I flew with it to San Francisco for a gig and that’s where I am now with my Sk1 Hammond Organ.

Lou’s band in front of Roadhouse Cafe Fort Myers FL

L to R: F.L. “Woody” Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet, Lou Colombo trumpet vocals, Nelson Foucht trombone, Richard Iannuzzi drums – photo by Jon Hammond

Lou Colombo, Trumpet, Jazz, Roadhouse Cafe, Fort Myers FL, Brooklyn Dodgers, 1978, Wychmere Harbor Club, Local 802 Musicians Union

**Note: Lou Colombo and my neighbor Leo Ball (R.I.P.) also a fine trumpet player member of Local 802 were born on the same day in Brockton MA

HammondCast 201 KYOU Radio

http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondHammondCast201KYOURadio

HammondCast 201 KYOU Radio, today Jon Hammond puts the spotlight on LOU COLOMBO trumpet player band leader originally from Brockton MA, Jon played organ with Lou for 2.5 years on the house band at the exclusive Wychmere Harbor Club and Thompson’s Clam Bar in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA – a recently discovered recording from the bandstand with Lou Colombo, Jon Hammond on B3 organ, Frank Shea drums and 2 additional horns on a big Saturday night: “Mediation” medley with “Shadow of Your Smile”, “Honeysuckle Rose”, “Stars Fell On Alabama” medley with “Georgia”, “How Deep Is Your Love”, “Satin Doll” © http://www.jonhammondband.com 45 minutes

HammondCast 201 Spotlight on Lou Colombo: http://hammondcast.podomatic.com/entry/2011-02-23T03_07_43-08_00

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Something told me I better go down and see Lou last week R.I.P. Louis Colombo the Greatest from Jon Hammond

March 5, 2012

Folks, something told me I had better get on down to see my main man Lou Colombo last week

in Fort Myers FL, I played on Lou’s band for 2.5 years in Cape Cod at the Wychmere Harbor Club

and Thompson’s Clam Bar in Harwich Port MA. It was an important time of my life and career and

he was always very generous to me, kept me on my toes throwing tunes at me in all keys the music

never stopped once we hit.

I just saw Lou a few days ago in Fort Myers FL at the gig he was playing at his Daughter Sherri’s restaurant

and hub Marc Neeley – Roadhouse Cafe, he was at the top of his game, playing great as ever and looking like a

million dollars. I am deeply saddened to receive terrible tragic news this morning from Lou’s fine trombonist

Nelson E. Foucht that Lou was tragically killed last night just 4 blocks from Roadhouse Cafe coming home from the

gig. My deepest condolences to the Colombo Family, Lou’s Wife Noel, daughters Lori, Sherri, David all his 6 kids, extended

Family of friends and musicians. I am totally blown away, thankful that I had the opportunity to know him and play with

him nightly back in the 70’s and then to see and hear him again at the end of his life, thanks Lou!

Here are some photos from just a few days taken by my long-time great girlfriend Jennifer and myself at his gig,

R.I.P. Big Lou – Louis Colombo the greatest trumpet player bandleader baseball slugger and golfer ever!

I used to go with Lou to the golf course where he had the snack concession in Yarmouth just to watch him drive

balls in to outer space. I couldn’t believe how far and hard he could hit the ball. Lou would put on black

executioner gloves and hit the ball and it would disappear, just keep on sailing in to the sky like Lou’s spirit

must be now. His music and great memories will live on forever.

Sincerely,

Jon Hammond – Member AFM Local 802 and Local 6 Musicians Union

*Note: Lou’s band the other night at Roadhouse Cafe were so great, I’m so sorry cats:

Nelson Foucht on trombone, F.L. “Woody” Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Richard Iannuzzi drums and Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet.

Jon Hammond and Lou Colombo

**Note: Lou Colombo and my neighbor Leo Ball (R.I.P.) also a fine trumpet player member of Local 802 were born on the same day in Brockton MA

*Note: Lou called me on my cell phone when I was at the airport just about to fly out of Tampa TPA Airport, he told me he really dug

my album that I had given him “NDR SESSIONS Projekt” my first record of mostly standards, it was inspired much by him actually. Lou

was talking about the horn players on it, Lutz Buechner and Joe “Jo” Gallardo, he really dug them and he told me we were going to do

something back up in the Cape for sure. I was very touched by his call and he had called me on my previous birthday last year, I got

all choked up when he told me that. Thanks a million Lou!

Jon

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Lou Colombo Movie by Jon Hammond

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

Lou Colombo and Jon Hammond – 02/23/2012

1978 Photo of Lou Colombo Band with Jon Hammond on B3 organ House Band at private club Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA
L to R: Frank Shea drums, Lou Colombo trumpet, Jack Pena guitar, Jon Hammond B3 organ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkqBaFIAXn4

Jon Hammond here…I just came back from visiting my main man Lou Colombo the great trumpet player bandleader and former Pro Baseball player in Fort Myers Florida. I played on Lou’s band for 2.5 years in the late 70’s in house band at the Wychmere Harbor Club in Cape Cod. Lou is going strong happy to report, playing regularly at the restaurant of his daughter Sherri and son inlaw Marc Neeley – Roadhouse Cafe during winter months and in the summer he plays at his son David’s Roadhouse Cafe in Hyannis MA on Cape Cod. I schlepped my Hammond Sk1 organ all the way down there in hopes I could sit in with Lou for a couple of tunes but unfortunately that wasn’t possible, however I shot some video of Lou and his fine group, so enjoy the music and personality of Lou Colombo, one of the all-time greats on his instrument!
The musicians on Lou’s band here at Roadhouse Cafe are Nelson Foucht on trombone, F.L. “Woody” Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Richard Iannuzzi drums and Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet.
Plus a little bit of flashback audio from our gig in 1978 near the end some photos, old and new from just a few days ago. Enjoy folks! sincerely, Jon Hammond

*Note: Some Baseball Stats for Louis Colombo as a player – he played pro baseball until breaking ankle at age 24 –

Louis Colombo:
1953 Newport News Dodgers Statistics — Minor Leagues – Baseball …
www.baseball-reference.com › Minor Leagues › Teams
Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL Manager: … 6, Louis Colombo*, 26, 123, 432, 134, 20, 1, 4 .310 .389, 168. 7,

1945 Brooklyn Dodgers Minor League Affiliations – Baseball …
www.baseball-reference.com › Minor Leagues › Affiliates
1945 Brooklyn Dodgers Minor League Affiliates. Other Years: 1944 ….. 49, Louis Colombo*, 18, NNW, B, 56, 213, 66, 12, 2, 3 .310 .427, 91. 50,

*Member Local 802 and Local 6 Musicans Union, a HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com

http://vimeo.com/37842424

Lou Colombo Movie by Jon Hammond from Jon Hammond on Vimeo.

http://www.facebook.com/v/10150559263552102

This is my Hammond Sk1 Organ in GKPE-49-TSA Gator Flight Case after I finally got it back from Newark EWR Airport after flying with it to Fort Myers from San Francisco, then taking it to Lou’s gig at Roadhouse Cafe, flying to JFK but my organ went to Newark by mistake. It was supposed to be delivered but they never even left the airport with it, so I took a bus ride back out to New Jersey from Times Square and picked it up personally. You can see the big INSPECTED sticker that TSA plastered of my American Federation of Musicians Union sticker. 2 days later I flew with it to San Francisco for a gig and that’s where I am now with my Sk1 Hammond Organ.

Lou’s band in front of Roadhouse Cafe Fort Myers FL

L to R: F.L. “Woody” Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet, Lou Colombo trumpet vocals, Nelson Foucht trombone, Richard Iannuzzi drums – photo by Jon Hammond

Lou Colombo, Trumpet, Jazz, Roadhouse Cafe, Fort Myers FL, Brooklyn Dodgers, 1978, Wychmere Harbor Club, Local 802 Musicians Union

**Note: Lou Colombo and my neighbor Leo Ball (R.I.P.) also a fine trumpet player member of Local 802 were born on the same day in Brockton MA

*LISTEN TO AUDIO: HERE HammondCast 17 and Breaking News from Jon Hammond

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HammondCast 17, just back from Hamburg Germany where I recorded my new album, an official production of NDR Radio in Studio 1 with some of my all-time favorite musicians: Lutz Buchner (Sax), Joe Gallardo (Trombone), Heinz Lichius (Drums), myself-Jon Hammond (XK-3 Organ/Bass) and Engineer: Rudy Grosser in Studio 1 NDR Radio. I’ll be playing some selections rough mixes (not so rough actually!) as my Christmas gift to the listeners, and speaking of Christmas…from inside San Francisco County Jail #8 “Pod E”, a live recording of my trio’s annual Christmas Prison Show with the great tenor saxophonist Larry Schneider & Ronnie Smith Jr. on drums along with myself on keys playing the Christmas classic: “Have Yourself a Merry Christmas”. Every year I tell the ladies “And ya’ better be good!”
And from the Studio 1 NDR Sessions my original blues shuffle: No X-Cess Baggage Blues, some fine playing by Lutz on one of my favorite ballads: My One and Only Love and my theme song: “Late Rent”. Special thanks to Knut Benzner of NDR Radio for co-producing these recordings now heard on KYOU Radio, 1550 on the AM Dial.
Jon Hammond
http://www.HammondCast.com

NDR SESSIONS Projekt

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ndr-sessions-projekt/id154024761

Spotlight on Lou Colombo

*LISTEN TO AUDIO: HammondCast 202 Pt 2 Spotlight on Lou Colombo KYOU Radio

http://ia700404.us.archive.org/26/items/JonHammondHammondCast202KYOURadio/HammondCast202.mp3

HammondCast 202 KYOU Radio special edition with part 2 of recording from Wychmere Harbor Club when Jon played B3 organ on the Lou Colombo Band, the house band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA. First backing up a feature dance duo with cha cha and then Emily waltz, Saturday Night Fever followed by the chaser ‘California Here I Come’, then Summertime, Hello Dolly medley, Bossa nova medley Watch What Happens in to Wave and then a cooking “In The Mood” taking it home with Jon’s “Lydia’s Tune” and some of Sidewinder © http://www.HammondCast.com

http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondHammondCast202KYOURadio

*LISTEN TO AUDIO: HammondCast 201 KYOU Radio Spotlight on Lou Colombo Wychmere Harbor Club House Band

http://ia700407.us.archive.org/3/items/JonHammondHammondCast201KYOURadio/HammondCast201.mp3

http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondHammondCast201KYOURadio/

HammondCast 201 KYOU Radio, today Jon Hammond puts the spotlight on LOU COLOMBO trumpet player band leader originally from Brockton MA, Jon played organ with Lou for 2.5 years on the house band at the exclusive Wychmere Harbor Club and Thompson’s Clam Bar in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA – a recently discovered recording from the bandstand with Lou Colombo, Jon Hammond on B3 organ, Frank Shea drums and 2 additional horns on a big Saturday night: “Meditation” medley with “Shadow of Your Smile”, “Honeysuckle Rose”, “Stars Fell On Alabama” medley with “Georgia”, “How Deep Is Your Love”, “Satin Doll” © http://www.jonhammondband.com 45 minutes

The articles reporting the sad and tragic death of Lou Louis Colombo that just appeared:

http://www.marcoislandflorida.com/article/20120304/NEWS0110/120304003/Massachusetts-man-killed-in-south-Fort-Myers-crash?odyssey=tab%7Cmostpopular%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

Massachusetts man killed in south Fort Myers crash

An 84-year-old man from South Yarmouth, Massachusetts was killed late Saturday night in a vehicle crash at the intersection of McGregor Boulevard and Kapok Court in south Fort Myers.

Louis Colombo was killed when he turned west onto McGregor Boulevard, pulling out in front of a Jeep Wrangler heading north.

The Wrangler, driven by Hunter Blackburn, struck the left side of Colombo’s minivan and later hit a fire hydrant, cutting off water in the area for about three hours.

Blackburn, 52, was not injured.

http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120304/NEWS11/120309884/-1/rss04

By Karen Jeffrey
kjeffrey@capecodonline.com
March 04, 2012
Lou Colombo, the heart beat of jazz on Cape Cod for more than half a century was killed late Saturday night in a car crash in Fort Myers, Fla.

According to the Fort Myers Press News, Colombo, 84, was killed when he turned onto McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers, and was struck by a vehicle heading north.

Lou Colombo Movie on YouTube by Jon Hammond: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkqBaFIAXn4

“Jon Hammond here…I just came back from visiting my main man Lou Colombo the great trumpet player bandleader and former Pro Baseball player in Fort Myers Florida. I played on Lou’s band for 2.5 years in the late 70’s in house band at the Wychmere Harbor Club in Cape Cod. Lou is going strong happy to report, playing regularly at the restaurant of his daughter Sherri and son inlaw Marc Neeley – Roadhouse Cafe during winter months and in the summer he plays at his son David’s Roadhouse Cafe in Hyannis MA on Cape Cod. I schlepped my Hammond Sk1 organ all the way down there in hopes I could sit in with Lou for a couple of tunes but unfortunately that wasn’t possible, however I shot some video of Lou and his fine group, so enjoy the music and personality of Lou Colombo, one of the all-time greats on his instrument!
The musicians on Lou’s band here at Roadhouse Cafe are Nelson Foucht on trombone, F.L. “Woody” Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Richard Iannuzzi drums and Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet.
Plus a little bit of flashback audio from our gig in 1978 near the end some photos, old and new from just a few days ago. Enjoy folks! sincerely, Jon Hammond
*Member Local 802 and Local 6 Musicans Union, a HammondCast”

On Blip TV: http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/lou-colombo-movie-by-jon-hammond-6000443

Friends say Colombo was returning to his winter home after a performance last night.

Born and raised in Brockton, Colombo began playing trumpet at age 12. He joined the military as a young man and had dreams of becoming a professional baseball player. He played for seven years, but a badly broken ankle forced his retirement from the Brooklyn Dodgers at the age of 24. Baseball’s loss became music’s gain.

Colombo played with some of the world’s great jazz musicians including Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie. He taught generations of musicians through his love of jazz, played performances in clubs, restaurants, schools and nursing homes on the Cape.

In a July 1988 interview with Eric Jackson on WGBH, Gillespie said of him, “Lou Colombo is what I would call a trumpet painter, he resolves. He starts playing and the notes keep going, but the chord keeps changing all the time. He’s a marvelous trumpet player.

“I went one night to hear him play. Boy, he asked me to play with him and I said ‘No- you got it Brother. I’m not going to jump into that hot water’. Lou’s pretty weird the way he plays because he plays with just one hand. He plays the valves with his right hand but doesn’t hold the horn with his left hand. This guy’s amazing. I’ve been preaching his name ever since that night I first heard him down on Cape Cod .”

Locally Colombo was renown as a teacher and generous performer who frequently asked young musicians to play with him, said Paul Nossiter, veteran jazz musician and long time friend of Colombo who makes his home on the Cape.

“He was a giant..an open-hearted, generous man and musician who loved his family, his friends, music and food,” Nossiter said. “This is a terrible loss for his family and friends, a real loss for Cape Cod.”

Read more in tomorrow’s Cape Cod Times

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HammondCast 202 The Jon Hammond Show audio from Jon’s radio show

January 3, 2012

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: HammondCast 202 The Jon Hammond Show audio from Jon’s radio show

http://www.archive.org/details/Hammondcast202TheJonHammondShowAudioFromJonsRadioShow

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HammondCast 202 The Jon Hammond Show audio from Jon Hammond’s radio program special retrospective with audio from a recording he made while on the house band led by Lou Colombo at The Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA in 1978. Jon made the recording with his Nakamichi 550 tape deck, it is a remarkable recording of the Lou Colombo Band which played nightly for luminaries such as Speaker of The House Tip O’Neill for all his private parties and the Kennedy Clan. Visuals from Jon Hammond Show long-running cable access TV program in New York City personally shot by Mr. Hammond with Video by LORI special graphics and FX. Kick back and enjoy! http://www.HammondCast.com
For full audio of HammondCast 202:
http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondHammondCast202KYOURadio
HammondCast 202 KYOU Radio special edition with part 2 of recording from Wychmere Harbor Club when Jon played B3 organ on the Lou Colombo Band, the house band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA. First backing up a feature dance duo with cha cha and then Emily waltz, Saturday Night Fever followed by the chaser ‘California Here I Come’, then Summertime, Hello Dolly medley, Bossa nova medley Watch What Happens in to Wave and then a cooking “In The Mood” taking it home with Jon’s “Lydia’s Tune” and some of Sidewinder – ©JH INTL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJzR5uizk6Y

http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/hammondcast-202-the-jon-hammond-show-audio-from-jon-s-radio-show-5860252

*LISTEN TO AUDIO: HammondCast 202 Pt 2 Spotlight on Lou Colombo KYOU Radio

http://ia700404.us.archive.org/26/items/JonHammondHammondCast202KYOURadio/HammondCast202.mp3

HammondCast 202 KYOU Radio special edition with part 2 of recording from Wychmere Harbor Club when Jon played B3 organ on the Lou Colombo Band, the house band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA. First backing up a feature dance duo with cha cha and then Emily waltz, Saturday Night Fever followed by the chaser ‘California Here I Come’, then Summertime, Hello Dolly medley, Bossa nova medley Watch What Happens in to Wave and then a cooking “In The Mood” taking it home with Jon’s “Lydia’s Tune” and some of Sidewinder © http://www.HammondCast.com

http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondHammondCast202KYOURadio

Lou Colombo, Jon Hammond, Wychmere Harbor Club, Tip O’Neill, Harwich Port, Jazz, Cape Cod. Artie Shaw, B3 organ, Society Music, Kennedy Clan, Trumpet, Professional Baseball, Golf, KYOU Radio

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: James and Wess Bitter End Blues on Blip Dot TV FEED

http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/james-and-wes-bitter-end-blues-jon-hammond-band-5806376

Ray Grappone, Joe Berger, Todd Anderson, Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Band Late Set Showcase at The Bitter End Cafe kicking it off with James and Wes featuring Todd Anderson tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Ray Grappone drums, Jon Hammond at the new Hammond Sk1 organ as seen on Cable TV! The Jon Hammond Show is in it’s 28th year – original musicians from the recording sessions which happened in 1983 in Intergalactic Studios the same studio where John Lennon did his last recordings. Jon Hammond is now playing the incredible New Hammond Sk1 organ designed by Jon’s friends at Suzuki Musical Instruments in Hamamatsu Japan. Swinging Funky Jazz and Blues. All 4 members of The Jon Hammond Band are members of Local 802 Musicians Union American Federation of Musicians New York City, congratulations Local 802 on 90th Birthday! *Note: This performance was streamed live on the world wide web, special thanks to John Acer and Clifford Schwartz of NuMuBu in Montreal Canada for the broadcast report. http://www.jonhammondband.com/ Jon Hammond Band Local 802 Musicians Union Sk1 Organ Suzuki Musical Instruments Swinging Jazz Blues — with Jon Hammond Band, Jon Hammond Organ Group, Joe Berger and Todd Anderson at The Bitter End. Category: Music James Wes Jon Hammond Band Local 802 Musicians Union Sk1 Organ Suzuki Musical Instruments Blues Jazz Bitter End Cafe

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*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: The Jon Hammond Show on MNN TV from Jon Hammond Archives

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JON HAMMOND Show MNN TV this classic clip includes Jon’s signature tune “Late Rent” with Video by LORI with Jon’s studio band Steve Ferrone drums, Barry Finnerty guitar, Todd Anderson sax and Jon Hammond at B3 organ. When I Fall In Love in Jazzkeller Frankfurt with Tony Lakatos tenor sax, Giovanni Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at XK-1 organ and Introduction Pocket Funk annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party © http://www.HammondCast.com as seen on MNN TV

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Lydia’s Tune by Jon Hammond Band Live In The Bitter End Cafe

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

http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/lydia-s-tune-by-jon-hammond-band-live-in-the-bitter-end-cafe-5804713

Jon Hammond Band YouTube Channel: Lydia’s Tune by Jon Hammond Band Live In The Bitter End Cafe

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Jon Hammond Band playing Jon’s composition Lydia’s Tune as seen on his long-running cable TV show The Jon Hammond Show live at The Bitter End cafe in Greenwich Village New York. Special late show with some of the original musicians from the recording which happened in 1983 in Intergalactic Studios the same studio where John Lennon did his last recordings. On tenor saxophone Todd Anderson who was Jon’s Arranging and Composition teacher in 1973 at Berklee College of Music, Ray Grappone drums who played on the Sidewinder track from Late Rent album first release as heard on WNEW AM 1130 Al Jazzbo Collins radio program, Joe Berger guitar, long-time co-producer engineer guitarist and Jon Hammond playing the incredible New Hammond Sk1 organ designed by Jon’s friends at Suzuki Musical Instruments in Hamamatsu Japan. Swinging Funky Jazz and Blues. All 4 members of The Jon Hammond Band are members of Local 802 Musicians Union American Federation of Musicians New York City, congratulations 802 on 90th Birthday! *Note: This performance was streamed live on the world wide web, special thanks to John Acer and Clifford Schwartz of NuMuBu in Montreal Canada for the broadcast report. http://www.jonhammondband.com

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Ray Grappone drums and Jon Hammond at the NEW Hammond Sk1 Organ and Bass

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

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LIVE in The Bitter End http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bitter_End

The Bitter End is a nightclub in New York City’s Greenwich Village. It opened its doors in 1961 at 147 Bleecker Street under the auspices of owner Fred Weintraub. The club changed its name to The Other End during the 1970s. However eventually after a few years the owners changed the club’s name back to the more recognizable Bitter End.

History

An earlier club, “The Cock and Bull” operated on the same premises with the same format, in the late 1950s. The poet/comedian Hugh Romney (who later became known as Wavy Gravy) read there.
During the early 1960s the club hosted Folk music “hootenanies” every Tuesday night, featuring many performers who have since become legendary. During its heyday the Bitter End showcased a wide range of talented and legendary musicians, comedians, and theatrical performers.[1]
In 1968 Paul Colby, who began his career as a song plugger for Benny Goodman’s publishing company, and went on to work for Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, and Guy Lombardo, became the manager and booking agent at The Bitter End, and in 1974 he purchased it.[2][3]
In the mid 1970s, the club became known as the birthplace of Bob Dylans Rolling Thunder Revue, which featured such names as Joni Mitchell, Roger McGuinn, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Joan Baez, T-Bone Burnett, Ronee Blakely, Mick Ronson, and many other guest stars.
The City of New York bestowed landmark status to the night club on July 23, 1992.

Pete Fogel Le Bar Bat The Bitter End Steely Dan, John Entwistle, Zak Starkey, Doran Gray, Frankfurt Musikmesse, NAMM, Music China, Moscow Jazz, Late Rent, Pocket Funk,
Ronnie Smith Jr., Stephen Ferrone, Bernard Purdie The Hit Maker

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1. Late Rent Listen
2. Original Announcement from Jon Hammond Show Listen
3. Pocket Funk Listen
4. Lydia’s Tune Listen
5. The Sidewinder Listen
6. Announcement by al “Jazzbeaux” Collins Listen
7. Head Phone Listen
8. White Onions Listen
9. Party Is Forbidden Here Listen
10. Get Back in the Groove Listen
11. White Onions [Live] Listen
12. Head Phone [Live] Listen
13. Afn Announcement #1 Listen
14. Nu Funk (Hip Hot Chitlins) [Live] Listen
15. Afn Announcement #2

This is a re-issue of Jon’s 1995 European release “Late Rent.” Never before available in the U.S., it contains a collection of recordings featuring Bernard Purdie and Steve Ferrone on drums, as well as Todd Anderson and Alex Foster on sax, Barry Finnerty and Graham Hawthorne, Ray Grappone, Jim Preston and Chuggy Carter. The record is a swinging and funky compilation of original tracks written by Jon Hammond, as well as some anecdotal asides and a guest appearance by Jazzbeaux Collins. Lots of great solos and organ sounds as well as melodies and groove.

Jon Hammond Music iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/jon-hammond/id4308313

Top Albums

1.
LATE RENT
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2.
Hammond’s Bolero
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3.
Ndr Sessions Projekt
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Top Songs
Name Album Time Price
1
Payphone Johnny
Ndr Sessions Projekt
7:02

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2
The More I See You
Ndr Sessions Projekt
5:00

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3
Our Day Will Come
Ndr Sessions Projekt
5:19

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4
No X-Cess Baggage Blues
Ndr Sessions Projekt
5:14

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5
Easy Living
Ndr Sessions Projekt
6:33

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6
Besame Mucho
Ndr Sessions Projekt
6:02

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7
Polka Dots and Moonbeams
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Blues in the Night
Ndr Sessions Projekt
5:54
9
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10
Theme from Black Orpheus
Ndr Sessions Projekt
7:36

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11
Satin Doll
Ndr Sessions Projekt
6:15

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12
My One and Only Love
Ndr Sessions Projekt
6:19

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13
Late Rent – Live
LATE RENT
9:02

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14
Nu Funk (Hip Hop Chitlins) – Live
LATE RENT
4:57

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15
AFN Announcement 1
LATE RENT
0:47

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16
Head Phone – Live
LATE RENT
3:08

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17
Get Back In the Groove
LATE RENT
2:06

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18
Party Is Forbidden Here
LATE RENT
5:27

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19
White Onions
LATE RENT
5:23

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20
Head Phone
LATE RENT
7:40

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21
Announcement By Al Jazzbeaux Collins
LATE RENT
1:03

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22
The Sidewinder
LATE RENT
7:22

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23
Lydia’s Tune
LATE RENT
4:29

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24
Pocket Funk
LATE RENT
6:00

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25
Original Announcement from Jon Hammond Show
LATE RENT
0:46

View In iTunes Hammond’s Bolero http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/hammonds-bolero/id4308341

Spotlight On Lou Colombo Band Special HammondCast Streaming KYOU Radio CBS Network

February 25, 2011

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HammondCast 202
HammondCast 202 KYOU Radio special edition with part 2 of recording from Wychmere Harbor Club when Jon played B3 organ on the Lou Colombo Band, the house band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA. First backing up a feature dance duo with cha cha and then Emily waltz, Saturday Night Fever followed by the chaser ‘California Here I Come’, then Summertime, Hello Dolly medley, Bossa nova medley Watch What Happens in to Wave and then a cooking “In The Mood” taking it home with Jon’s “Lydia’s Tune” and some of Sidewinder � http://www.HammondCast.com 45 minutes
Last Aired: Mar 3, 2011
1:00pm – 1:45pm
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Sep 23, ’09, 3:54 AM
HammondCast 179 KYOU Radio broadcasting today from Emeryville CA by Pixar Studios. Music from a 1999 concert in Kuumbwa Jazz Center to a full house, it was broadcasted on Pete Fallico’s show on KUSP-Santa Cruz CA. JON HAMMOND Trio playing “James and Wess” and “Have YOU Met Miss Jones”. From NDR SESSIONS: “I Remember YOU”. From Fillmore Concert June 4, 1999 on the bill with Sons of Champlin, Jon’s trio doing “Hip Hop Chitlins” (it only took me 35 years to get this gig!). Al Jazzbeaux Collins as “Sonny Cool” interviewed by Steve Allen from Jon’s Archives. ©Details and past shows available at:
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Sep 17, ’09, 3:51 PM
HammondCast 178 with live show from previous night at NYC’s Cutting Room, Saxophonist Todd Anderson re-joining Jon’s band along with Uwe Petersen-drms. & Joe Berger-gtr. 2 tracks from Sourdough Slim’s new album “Vaudeville Cowboy” on Roundup Records http://www.sourdoughslim.com Also 2 tracks from Jon Paris’ album “Blue Planet” ex-Johnny Winter alum gets down on HammondCast © http://www.HammondCast.com 45 minutes

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Aug 31, ’09, 8:56 AM
HammondCast 177 KYOU Radio special guest JUNIOR MANCE interview with Jon Hammond at Cafe’ Loup NYC “For Dancers Only” from Junior Mance Trio album “Live at Cafe’ Loup” © http://www.HammondCast.com 45 minutes

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Aug 10, ’09, 12:44 PM
HammondCast 176 KYOU Radio in studio with Chris Cortez and Al Jazzbeaux Collins and special guest Ben Koning “Echo of The Future” A Tale of Sunnyvale © http://www.HammondCast.com 45 minutes

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Jul 10, ’09, 11:40 AM
HammondCast 175 KYOU Radio special guest JOE FRANKLIN interview with Jon Hammond speaking about TONY CURTIS, MICKEY ROONEY “Blackout Over Broadway”, ANITA O”DAY “Fly Me To The Moon” & “Honeysuckle Rose”, JON HAMMOND Band “Satin Doll” ©Details and past shows available at:
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Jun 22, ’09, 4:06 AM
HammondCast 174 KYOURADIO with special guest TOOD BRYANT WEEKS, Jazz Rep at Local 802 Musicians Union and Author, HOT LIPS PAGE “When the Saints Go Marching In” “St. Louis Blues” “How Come You Do Me Like You Do” AL JAZZBEAUX COLLINS and JON HAMMOND “Little Red Riding Hood”Details and past shows available at:
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Jun 8, ’09, 8:11 AM
HammondCast 173 KYOURADIO music from RODNEY STEPP “N’ Da Mornin'”, TONI HILL “”Vibe Out”, Live EDDIE MONEY “You Don’t Know Me” and interview, ZAKIYA HOOKER “”Cold Cold Feeling”, JACK TEMPCHIN “Couch Rider”, JON HAMMOND “Pocket Funk” © http://www.HammondCast.com 45 minutesDetails and past shows available at:
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May 14, ’09, 11:22 AM
HammondCast 172 KYOURADIO ASCAP “I Create Music Expo” spcl. #2 with PAUL WILLIAMS “Rainy Days & Mondays”, “You and Me Against The World”, “Evergreen”, “Love Boat”, SEIDAH GARRETT “Man In The Mirror”, ALEJANDRO LERNER, CRAIG WISEMAN more info:Details and past shows available at:
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SIDEWINDER-JON HAMMOND Band w/BERNARD PURDIE drums 1989

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This outstanding 1989 film clip captures the excitement and up-close look at the very-first pairing up of organist JON HAMMOND’S combo http://www.jonhammondband.com/news.html with studio drummer BERNARD PURDIE playing the Lee Morgan classic “SIDEWINDER” including solo by Bernard. Bernard’s 2 children were in the house that night along with musicians including HUGH MASAKELA at MIKELL’S on Columbus & W.97th St. which was the traditional “musicians hang” in those days. Jon broke out his mint 1959 Hammond B3 for the occasion, enjoy! *More Info: http://www.HammondCast.com Musicians: JON HAMMOND-B3 organ, ALEX FOSTER-sax, BARRY FINNERTY-gtr., CHUGGY CARTER-perc., BERNARD PURDIE-drums camera: JOE BERGER

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Society Jazz, Tip O’Neill, Lou Colombo, Wychmere Harbor Club, Jon Hammond, Cape Cod, B3 Organ, CBS Radio, Artie Shaw, Brockton, Trumpet, Kennedy Clan, Leo Diehl, Dick Johnson, Clarinet, Saxophone

HammondCast 202 Pt 2 Spotlight on Lou Colombo KYOU Radio

February 22, 2011

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HammondCast 202 KYOU Radio special edition with part 2 of recording from Wychmere Harbor Club when Jon played B3 organ on the Lou Colombo Band, the house band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA. First backing up a feature dance duo with cha cha and then Emily waltz, Saturday Night Fever followed by the chaser ‘California Here I Come’, then Summertime, Hello Dolly medley, Bossa nova medley Watch What Happens in to Wave and then a cooking “In The Mood” taking it home with Jon’s “Lydia’s Tune” and some of Sidewinder © http://www.HammondCast.com

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Lou Colombo, Jon Hammond, Wychmere Harbor Club, Tip O’Neill, Harwich Port, Jazz, Cape Cod. Artie Shaw, B3 organ, Society Music, Kennedy Clan, Trumpet, Professional Baseball, Golf, KYOU Radio

HammondCast 201 KYOU Radio Spotlight on Lou Colombo Wychmere Harbor Club House Band

February 15, 2011

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HammondCast 201 KYOU Radio, today Jon Hammond puts the spotlight on LOU COLOMBO trumpet player band leader originally from Brockton MA, Jon played organ with Lou for 2.5 years on the house band at the exclusive Wychmere Harbor Club and Thompson’s Clam Bar in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA – a recently discovered recording from the bandstand with Lou Colombo, Jon Hammond on B3 organ, Frank Shea drums and 2 additional horns on a big Saturday night: “Meditation” medley with “Shadow of Your Smile”, “Honeysuckle Rose”, “Stars Fell On Alabama” medley with “Georgia”, “How Deep Is Your Love”, “Satin Doll” © http://www.jonhammondband.com 45 minutes

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Lou Colombo, Jack Pena, Jon Hammond, Frank Shea, Tip O’Neill, Wychmere Harbor Club, B3 organ, Jazz, Lee Berk, Harwich Port, Cape Cod, Chocolate Sauce, Cream Puffs, Dick Johnson, Artie Shaw, General Business

Lou Colombo Band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port MA Cape Cod

February 21, 2010

Lou Colombo Band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port MA Cape Cod

Lou Colombo Band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port MA Cape Cod with Frank Shea drums, Jack Pena guitar, Lou Colombo (leader) trumpet and Jon Hammond at B3 Organ house band for dining and dancing and all the private parties of Tip O’Neill Speaker of The House and Tip’s Daughter’s wedding Susan O’Neill. Special thanks to the kitchen staff who used to slip me the chocolate cream puffs with chocolate sauce and freshly made whipped cream, Jon Hammond

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Lou Colombo, Trumpet, Harwich Port, Jon Hammond, Wychmere Harbor, Thompson’s Clam Bar, Local 802 Musicians Union, Tip O’Neill, Jazz, Funk Soul Blues, KYOU Radio HammondCast Show

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