Archive for January, 2009

David Fathead Newman, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond – GEORGIA

January 31, 2009





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In this May 17th 1990 performance at Zanzibar And Grill NYC: “Georgia On My Mind” played by Jon Hammond Band featuring late great tenor saxophonist David “Fathead” Newman who played on the original smash hit record by Ray Charles which became the Official Song of State of Georgia. Rare vocal performance from studio drummer Bernard Purdie also Ray Charles Alum, Jon Hammond soulful B3 organ solo, guitarist George Naha, cam by Joe Berger *Dedicated in Memory of David Newman and his surviving Wife, Karen Newman and Memory of Eric Fuchsman, owner of Zanzibar passed away at only 51 years of age. © http://www.HammondCast.com

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Winter NAMM 2009 Day 1 HammondCast

January 19, 2009




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Jon Hammond on the scene for Day 1 opening of Winter NAMM 2009 January 15 with appearances by Os R. Leguizamo Suzuki Corporation USA, Bernard Purdie, Joe Berger and field test audio Superlux E531/BCS Stereo Condenser Microphone B3mk2 Hammond Cast KYOURADIO © http://www.HammondCast.com

Hammond Cast on Blinkx, Winter NAMM tomorrow in Anaheim CA

January 14, 2009

Hammond Cast on Blinkx Winter NAMM tomorrow in Anaheim CA

Chico Hamilton Interview with Jon Hammond on HammondCast

January 12, 2009


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Drummer, Bandleader, NEA Jazz Master Award Recipient CHICO HAMILTON on HammondCast KYOU Radio, excerpted from interview by Jon Hammond, organist and host of HammondCast Show 7 mornings a week on KYOU. ©2009 *Info: http://www.HammondCast.com Jon’s MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/jonhammondshow Visit Chico’s MySpace site: http://www.myspace.com/chicohamilton

JIMMY SMITH Jazz Organist Last Jokes on HammondCast

January 9, 2009

JIMMY SMITH Jazz Organist Last Jokes on HammondCast

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Jimmy Smith NEA Jazz Master Award Recipient Hammond Organist telling last jokes just one month before he passed away on February 8 2005. Filmed by Jon Hammond on NEA Panel including Kenny Burrell, Slide Hampton, Paquito D’Rivera, A.B. Spellman.
Jimmy tells the story about his adventures driving his Hammond B3 Organ and musicians in a Hearse and story of (like the commercial) “Got go gotta’ go gotta go right now…almost made it” while on the gig on bandstand. Hilarious must see..!
Long Beach CA at IAJE convention © JH INTL. http://www.HammondCast.com spcl. thanks Dana Gioia, Brad Riesau as seen on Jon Hammond Show MNNTV & Hammond Cast KYOURADIO

Martin Mueller Executive Director of New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music with Jon Hammond of HammondCast 20 year meeting

January 7, 2009

Martin Mueller Executive Director of New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music with Jon Hammond of HammondCast 20 year meeting

Martin Mueller Executive Director of New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music with Jon Hammond of HammondCast 20 year meeting
20 year meeting of Martin Mueller Executive Director of Parsons New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music with Jon Hammond (organist accordionist) of HammondCast KYOURADIO at campus of The New School 55 W. 13th St. New York NY 10011 January 6 2009

MAX ROACH Photograph Presented to Todd Barkan by Jon Hammond on HammondCast Show at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola

January 2, 2009



Jon Hammond *Member American Federation of Musicians Union Local 802 and Host of HammondCast Show on KYOURADIO / KYCY 1550 AM Presents jazz producer Todd Barkan with original black & white photograph of MAX ROACH Jazz Drummer (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) seen in the famous photo by Hammond performing in Barkans defunct San Francisco jazz club Keystone Korner in North Beach year 1981:

Barkan is now Program Director of Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at Jazz At Lincoln Center, interviewed by Jon Hammond for HammondCast Show

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Hammond seen here with Jazz Guitarist KENNY BURRELL in Hannover Germany:
Special guest Todd Barkan on HammondCast Show KYOURADIO, Jon Hammond interview with Todd Barkan, who ran Keystone Korner in North Beach. When Keystone closed in 1983, it was one of the last San Francisco clubs to regularly book national and international touring jazz groups. Barkan is now the artistic director of Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, the jazz club operated by Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York, and he’s also a highly regarded producer who works with numerous domestic and European jazz labels. ©2008 http://www.HammondCast.com Todd Barkan http://www.toddbarkan.com/ Todd Barkan, Keystone Korner, Jon Hammond, Wynton Marsalis, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Jazz At Lincoln Center, HammondCast, KYOURADIO, Dexter Gordon, Art Blakey, Max Roach, Fantasy Records