HammondCast 25 Audio and Jon Hammond Journal August 4 2012

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HammondCast 25 from organist/accordionist Jon Hammond, broadcasting from San Francisco with Clifford Brown Jr. & Chris Cortez talking about Jon’s music and fresh new tracks from Jon’s forthcoming record: “NDR SESSIONS Projekt” with saxophonist LUTZ BUCHNER, trombonist JOE GALLARDO, drummer HEINZ LICHIUS and JON HAMMOND on the new Hammond XK-3 organ/bass recorded in NDR Radio’s Studo 1 with NDR Engineer RUDY GROSSER at the controls. Selections include “Satin Doll”, Jon’s composition “Payphone Johnny”, “Polka Dots and Moonbeams”, “No X-Cess Baggage Blues” and news of JON HAMMOND Band’s upcoming tours to Germany and Russia to play at MUSICFEST in Moscow and concerts in St. Petersburg Russia with JOE BERGER and added Russian Musicians on the band. Visit Jon Hammond’s official website: http://www.HammondCast.com *Member Local 802 & Local 6 Musicians Union/ASCAP Composer Publisher-JON HAMMOND International, Inc.

http://www.amazon.com/The-NDR-Sessions-Projekt-Hammond/dp/B000G8PGHS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1344078727&sr=8-1&keywords=NDR+SESSIONS+Projekt

This new release from Jon Hammond marks his move into mainstream jazz. Utilizing the famous NDR Orchestra and Studios in Hamburg, Germany, Jon has crafted an excellent organ jazz record utilizing drums, sax and trombone. Outstanding support from saxophone soloist Lutz Buchner adds a lyrical modern jazz sound to the recordings. Excellent drumming by Heinz Lichius and the soulful sound of Joe Gallardo on trombone round out the disc. Great classic tunes are covered, along with some originals, including “My One and Only Love,” “Skylark,” “Besame Mucho,” “Blues In The Night” and “No X-Cess Baggage Blues.”

NDR Studio 1 Control Room

Jon Hammond Journal August 4, 2012

Oakland California — Jon Hammond Trio rehearsal with Jim Grantham tenor sax, Jon Hammond Sk1 organ, Jack Dorsey drums

San Francisco California — Jon Hammond and Legendary Jazz Drummer Donald Duck Bailey http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Bailey_(musician)
Donald “Duck” Bailey is an American jazz drummer.

He is probably best known as the drummer in the trio of jazz organist Jimmy Smith from 1956 to 1964 and also for his work with The Three Sounds on Blue Note Records. Bailey also worked as a sideman for some of
the most famous musicians in jazz including Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae, Hampton Hawes, Sonny Rollins, and Red Mitchell. He also played with John Coltrane in their early Philadelphia years. Bailey is also known as “The King of Organ Trio Drummers”. In 1978, Bailey released a harmonica album called “So In Love” (Trio Records) in Japan which received rave reviews. His latest project “Blueprints of Jazz Vol.3 featuring Donald Bailey” was issued on the Talking House record label in 2009. Bailey continues to perform around the San Francisco Bay Area in the United States.
As Sideman
With George Braith
Two Souls in One (Blue Note, 1963)
With Jimmy Smith
The Incredible Jimmy Smith at the Organ (Blue Note, 1956)
At Club Baby Grand (Blue Note, 1956)
The Sounds of Jimmy Smith (Blue Note, 1956)
Plays Pretty Just for You (Blue Note, 1957)
Jimmy Smith Trio + LD (Blue Note, 1957)
Groovin’ at Small’s Paradise (Blue Note, 1957)
House Party (Blue Note, 1957)
The Sermon! (Blue Note, 1958)
Softly as a Summer Breeze (Blue Note, 1958)
Cool Blues (Blue Note, 1958)
Six Views of the Blues (Blue Note, 1958)
Home Cookin’ (Blue Note, 1958–59)
Crazy! Baby (Blue Note, 1960)
Open House (Blue Note, 1960)
Plain Talk (Blue Note, 1960)
Straight Life (Blue Note, 1961)
Plays Fats Waller (Blue Note, 1962)
I’m Movin’ On (Blue Note, 1963)
Bucket! (Blue Note, 1963)
Rockin’ the Boat (Blue Note, 1963)
Prayer Meetin’ (Blue Note, 1963)
With The Three Sounds
Live at the Lighthouse (Blue Note, 1967)
Coldwater Flat (Blue Note, 1968)
With Jack Wilson
Song for My Daughter (Blue Note, 1969)
— with Donald Bailey.

Anaheim California — Jon Hammond and main man Joe Lamond –
Joe Lamond has been president and CEO of NAMM Since 2001,
http://www.namm.org/board-members/joe-lamond
National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the global not-for-profit 501(c)(6) trade association representing 9,000 manufacturers and retailers of musical instruments and sound products.

NAMM’s mission is to strengthen the music pr
oducts industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. Lamond has led the team of dedicated NAMM employees towards accomplishing its mission by producing trade shows including its annual ‘NAMM Show,’ the world’s largest trade-only event for the music products industry; and then reinvesting the proceeds into grants, scholarships, industry promotions, public and government relations programs designed to increase active music making and strengthen music education in our schools. These efforts have increased consumer demand for NAMM Member products and services, positively impacted industry sales and ultimately grown the size and popularity of the NAMM Show.

Lamond has dedicated himself to the cause of music education as a fundamental right for all children and led NAMM’s efforts to increase funding and support for music education including the creation of the Support Music Coalition, funding of music brain research and lobbying for education reform. He has also been a staunch supporter of the role of the community music store, the backbone of NAMM’s membership. With the rapid transformation of retail through advances in technology, the Internet and social networking, Lamond has directed NAMM University’s efforts to strengthen the role of the local community music store as a vital resource for consumers when buying and learning to play a musical instrument.

Under Lamond’s leadership, NAMM created NAMM International, LLC to better serve its growing global membership; partnering on the Music China trade show in Shanghai and collaborating with Messe Frankfurt to launch the NAMM Musikmesse Russia trade show in Moscow. Lamond directed the formation of an International Coalition, which now includes representatives from 20 of the world’s largest markets to share industry best practices and support global music education for all children. He also led NAMM to create the NAMM Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to serve as the philanthropic arm of the association and to raise funds to support NAMM’s mission. Over the past 10 years, NAMM and the NAMM Foundation have reinvested nearly $80 million dollars in support of its mission and to promote music making for people of all ages.

Lamond has traveled extensively throughout the United States and to more than 40 countries promoting NAMM’s mission and the importance of music education. Speaking at conferences, in front of government leaders and education policy experts, Lamond has made a strong case for the proven benefits of music making throughout the lifespan and for increasing attention on the power of music and the arts as tools of creativity and innovation, health and wellness and cultural diplomacy to resolve conflict and bring people and countries closer together.

Initially a Forestry major, Lamond is a graduate of the State University of New York, Morrisville with an AAS degree in Business Administration. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from State University of New York, Potsdam in 2009. Lamond was inducted into the National Boys and Girls Club Alumni Hall of Fame in 2007 and was the charter member of the Conn-Selmer Institute Hall of Fame. Under his leadership, NAMM was awarded the Americans for the Arts Corporate Citizen award, was honored by VH-1 Save the Music Foundation on their 10th anniversary and shared numerous television awards with Sesame Workshop for initiating a partnership that ultimately led to the creation of the Sesame Street Music Works program designed to promote the fun and benefits of playing music to preschoolers and their parents.

Prior to joining NAMM as director of market development in 1998, Lamond worked for NAMM member retailers in Sacramento for 16 years including 10 years with the award-winning Skip’s Music. Lamond is a member of the San Diego chapter of YPO, Young Presidents Organization and ASAE, the Center for Association Leadership. Lamond is married and has two teenage children. He is an active outdoorsman and drummer.
— at NAMM.

Ivry-sur-Seine France (Suburb of Paris) — Lunch Time with André Thus and Hammond France Team – Jon Hammond – 20 years ago in 1992 when I was living in Paris – JH
— with André Thus in Ivry-sur-Seine, Ile-de-France.

New York NY — Jon Hammond (far right) HammondCast! http://www.HammondCast.com/

Ringwood Victoria Australia — Jon Hammond warming up for a Keynote Presentation and Live Recording Session at Bernies Music Land

http://www.amazon.com/Live-At-Bernies-Jon-Hammond/dp/B003K7TMWM
Editorial Reviews
Wonderful live recording of Hammond Organ with drums.This classic organ club format was at its zenith in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Live at Bernies captures this unique feel and sound, with
the internationally recognized hands of Jon Hammond and Michael Jordan providing expert renditions of many classic favorites. This crystal clear live recording sounds like you have an Organ Lounge in your living room! The performances are excellent and Jon displays his great experience and demonstrates the capabilities of the Digital New B3. The natural live feel is very refreshing.
— at Bernies Music School.

New York NY — Main Man Rudy Sheriff Lawless Jazz Drummer hangin’ by the giant portrait of Oscar Peterson at Local 802 Monday Night Jazz Session – Jon Hammond
— with Oscar Peterson at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM.

New York NY — Jon Hammond photo of the great living legend jazz pianist Harold Mabern http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Mabern
here with Alex Layne bass and Timothy Hayward alto sax at Monday night Jazz Session at Local 802 Musicians Union. Harold is telling the younger cats some serious stuff about jazz and playing! – JH

Harold Mabern (born March 20, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a hard bop a
nd soul jazz pianist.
Early in his career, Mabern played in Chicago with Walter Perkins’ MJT + 3 in the late 1950s[1] before moving to New York in 1959. Mabern has worked with Jimmy Forrest, Lionel Hampton, the Jazztet (1961-1962), Donald Byrd, Miles Davis (1963), J. J. Johnson (1963-1965), Lee Morgan (1965), Hank Mobley (1965), Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, Wes Montgomery, Joe Williams (1966-1967), and Sarah Vaughan. In more recent years, he has recorded extensively with his former William Paterson University student, the tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander.(1)
He performed in a video recorded session with Wes Montgomery in 1965 that is currently available on DVD as Wes Montgomery Live in ’65.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Mabern led four albums for Prestige Records, performed with Lee Morgan, and recorded with Stanley Cowell’s Piano Choir. Harold Mabern has recorded as a leader for DIW/Columbia and Sackville and toured with the Contemporary Piano Ensemble (1993-1995).
A longtime faculty member at William Paterson University, Mabern is a frequent instructor at the Stanford Jazz Workshop.
As leader
A Few Miles from Memphis (1968)
Rakin’ and Scrapin’ (1968)
Workin’ and Wailin’ (1969)
Greasy Kid Stuff! (1970)
Falling in Love with Love (2002)
Don’t Know Why (2004)
Joy Spring (2006), solo piano
[edit]As sideman
With Art Farmer
Perception (Argo, 1961)
Here and Now (Mercury, 1962) – with Benny Golson
Another Git Together (Mercury, 1962) – with Benny Golson
With Freddie Hubbard
The Night of the Cookers (Blue Note, 1965)
With J. J. Johnson
Proof Positive (Impulse!, 1964)
With Roland Kirk
Reeds & Deeds (Mercury, 1963)
The Roland Kirk Quartet Meets the Benny Golson Orchestra (Mercury, 1964)
With Jackie McLean
Consequence (Blue Note, 1965)
With Blue Mitchell
Bring It Home to Me (1966)
With Hank Mobley
Dippin’ (Blue Note, 1965)
With Lee Morgan
The Gigolo (Blue Note, 1965)
Live at the Lighthouse (Blue Note, 1970)
The Last Session (Blue Note, 1971)
With Frank Strozier
MJT + 3 (1960)
March of the Siamese Children (1962)
Remember Me (1976)
What’s Goin’ On (1977)
with Eric Alexander
Mode For Mabes (1998) Delmark
The First Milestone (2000) Milestone
The Second Milestone (2001) Milestone
Summit Meeting (2002) Milestone
Nightlife In Tokyo (2003) Milestone
Dead Center (2004) HighNote
It’s All In The Game (2006) HighNote
— with Harold Mabern, Alex Layne and Timothy Hayward at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM.

Jon Hammond photo of Little Jimmy Reed aka Leon Atkins – playing his trusty guitar “LIL REED”
from Enterprise Alabama

New York NY — Jon Hammond photo of Quincy Jones with his girlfriend and Reverend Al Sharpton at an ASCAP event
Quincy Jones on HammondCast http://www.jonhammondband.com/music-183.html
HammondCast 161 KYOURADIO special guest ORJAN FAHLSTROM Leader of HR Big Band “The Dancer” & ” Bodhisattva”, MACEO PARKER + WDR Big Band “Them That Got” QUINCY JONES in Toronto

— with Quincy Jones and Rev. Al Sharpton.

Jon Hammond playing Excelsior Accordion on recording date for Dennis Finnegan album – http://www.accordionradio.com/

San Francisco California — Here’s the Colorful VW Beetle again!
*other sighting from Jon Hammond: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151000575582102&set=a.61160682101.82732.558692101
At a big Microsoft Press Conference I attended announcing the famous failed KIN Phone:
https://hammondjazz.wordpress.com/tag/kin/
video coverage of KIN Phone event http://archive.org/details/JonHammondKINMicrosoftPMXDangerPhonePressEventHammondCastbroughttoyoubyJonHammond

“Colorful Custom Painted VW Beetle apparently belonging to a musician or music person – vanity plates read 4 Music (u as a heart)” – JH
— at Mighty.

New York NY ASCAP Headquarters — 1995 Marcy Drexler signs Jon Hammond to ASCAP just before Jon went on sabbatical to Europe for 5 years
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCAP

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (commonly known as ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members’ musical copyrights by monitoring public performan…See More
— at The Ascap Foundation.

ASCAP, Licensing, Jon Hammond, Organ, Quincy Jones, Rev. Al Sharpton, NDR, Studio 1, Radio, Jazz, Blues, Soul Music

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