Archive for March, 2008

Moanin – Blues 2008 in Jazzkeller Frankfurt

March 30, 2008

Jon Hammond Band featuring Hungarian tenor saxophonist Tony Lakatos, Guenter Bollmann trombone and Heinz Lichius drums, Jon Hammond on XK-1 organ / bass in Jazzkeller Frankfurt for annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party 2008 ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com *onstage camera digital audioMoanin Blues in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Jon Hammond Band featuring Tony Lakatos, Guenter Bollmann, Heinz Lichius 

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How to do a GREEN Music Tour by Jon Hammond

March 28, 2008

*Note: Excerpt from article in April 2008 ALLEGRO Magazine of Local 802 Musicians Union in honor of Earth Day April 22 and Environmentalism “Beat On The Street”:

 

 

I am about to go over to Germany for my annu-

al music tour with my Hammond organ so I’d like

to tell you my way of doing a “green tour” that I

have perfected.

In the past, a Hammond B3 organ weighed 425

pounds (without the Leslie speaker) so it was not

possible for me to take one to Europe.

In 1991, I got the first really portable model. It

was one of the first 10 prototypes of the Ham-

mond-Suzuki XB-2, with multi-voltage for any-

where in the world.

I flew over to Germany with it on Pakistan Airlines.

I found that by using a Kart-A-Bag Super 600

heavy-duty luggage cart with “stair slides” (like

what UPS and FedEx uses), I could hoist it up on

to any train or bus.

I traveled all over Europe this way, and was pic-

tured doing it eventually in a magazine ad for Kart-

A-Bag for quite a while. They had a contest going for

a long time where they would give away one “Ham-

mond Super 600 Kart-A-Bag” every month from a

drawing.

I jokingly refer to it as my “tour bus.” I see a lot of

bands touring with big tour buses and they look real

nice and comfy but they also burn a lot of fuel.

With my technique I ride on the high speed trains

in Germany, the local trains, up and down in the

Metro of Paris and in Prague on the street cars.

Jon Hammond

 

*Photo:

Organist and Local 802 member Jon Hammond with

his touring rig waiting for a train in Germany. One

way to go green is to skip the tour bus altogether.

Jon Hammond Touring Pack on Train Track in Germany On-Tour

Jon Hammond Touring Pack on Train Track in Germany On-Tour 

Satin Doll – JON HAMMOND Band in JAZZKELLER

March 25, 2008

Onstage camera with crystal-clear Digital Audio: Duke Ellington classic “Satin Doll” performed in JAZZKELLER FRANKFURT by JON HAMMOND Band featuring tenor saxophonist TONY LAKATOS, trombonist GUENTER BOLLMANN, HEINZ LICHIUS drums, JON HAMMOND XK-1 Hammond organ / bass at annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party. Jon is host of daily radio program HammondCast on KYOURADIO 1550 AM ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.comJon Hammond and Tony Lakatos in Jazzkeller Frankfurt

Dr. Hip Pocrates (Eugene Schoenfeld) aka Dr. Hip on HammondCast KYOURADIO

March 24, 2008

Excerpt from Jon Hammond’s daily radio program HammondCast on KYOURADIO: Dr. Schoenfeld is the author of four books: Dear Dr. Hip  … all » Pocrates, Natural Food And Unnatural Acts, Jealousy: Taming The Green-Eyed Monster, and Dr. Hip’s Down-To-Earth Health Guide and worked with Dr. Albert Schweitzer in Lambarene, Gabon. Jon and Dr. Schoenfeld speaking about the ‘Golden Years’ of 60’s in SF and his work with Dr. Schweitzer. http://www.eugeneschoenfeld.com/ ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.comDr. Hip Pocrates (Eugene Schoenfeld) aka Dr. Hip on HammondCast KYOURADIO 

Blues Pics In The Harburg Night JON HAMMOND Band

March 21, 2008

Pics and Soundtrack of JON HAMMOND Band performing “Blues In The Harburg Night” in Schnulze die Kneipe in Harburg Germany 3/08/2008 LUTZ BUECHNER sax HEINZ LICHIUS drums SANDRA HEMPEL guitar JON HAMMOND XK-1 Hammond organ / bass *special thanks Michael August aka ILLUSTRATORP ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com 

Blues In The Harburg Night JON HAMMOND Band

March 21, 2008

JON HAMMOND Band performing “Blues In The Harburg Night” in Schnulze die Kneipe in Harburg Germany 3/08/2008 LUTZ BUECHNER sax HEINZ LICHIUS drums SANDRA HEMPEL guitar JON HAMMOND XK-1 Hammond organ / bass *special thanks Michael August aka ILLUSTRATORP ©2008http://www.HammondCast.com  

11th Consecutive Year Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Trio 3/14/2008

March 17, 2008

Jon Hammond Trio in Jazzkeller Hofheim 11th Consecutive YearJon Hammond Trio in concert in Jazzkeller Hofheim, 11th consecutive year on March 14 2008 with JOE BERGER guitar, GIOVANNI GULINO drums, JON HAMMOND XK-1 organ/bass playing “Song Without Name” and “White Onions” ©JON HAMMOND Intl., Inc./ASCAP http://www.jazzkeller-hofheim.de/ Jon is Host of daily radio show HammondCast on KYOURADIO official site:http://www.HammondCast.com Hofheim Rocks!  

HammondCast 139 KYOURADIO

March 16, 2008

Listen To Audio *Here:http://ia341041.us.archive.org/1/items/JonHammondHammondCast139KYOURADIO_0/HammondCast139.mp3 HammondCast 139 KYOURADIO from Frankfurt Germany music tour with JON HAMMOND Band in Schnulze Hamburg Harburg “Europa”SANDRA HEMPEL guitar, LUTZ BUECHNER sax, HEINZ LICHIUS drums. And from Jazzkeller Frankfurt featuring TONY LAKATOS sax & GUENTER BOLLMANN trombone: “Shadow of Your Smile”, “Head Phone”, “My Romance” at Musikmesse time (22nd consecutive year) ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com 45 minutesJon Hammond, Tony Lakatos, Guenter Bollmann in Jazzkeller Frankfurt 

EUROPA – JON HAMMOND Band in Schnulze

March 9, 2008

An impromptu performance of Tom Coster composition EUROPA by Jon Hammond Band in Schnulze die Kneipe in Harburg Germany: HEINZ LICHIUS drums, SANDRA HEMPEL guitar, LUTZ BUECHNER saxophone, JON HAMMOND XK-1 organ & bass Special Thanks Michael August aka ILLUSTRATORP, Hammond Suzuki Deutschland. Jon is Host of daily radio program HammondCast on KYOURADIO 1550 ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com
Jon Hammond Band in SCHNULZE Harburg Germany