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HammondCast Little Red Riding Hood With Jazzbo Collins Jon Hammond’s Journal June 30 2013

June 30, 2013

*LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE: HammondCast Little Red Riding Hood With Jazzbo Collins Jon Hammond’s Journal June 30 2013

Jon’s special archive http://archive.org/details/HammondCast_22

Al Jazzbo Collins

Chris Cortez and Jon Hammond

This episode of HammondCast on KYOU 1550 AM Radio features some historic recordings of Jon Hammond with radio & tv legend AL “JAZZBEAUX” COLLINS, this will blow your socks off! Al does a complete recitation of his Hipster version of “Little Red Ridinghood” accompanied by Jon on the Hammond organ live. Also radio host CHRIS CORTEZ talking about how Jon and Jazzbeaux almost blew up the transmitter for the radio station by plugging the Hammond organ directly in as a late-night experiment on the Bay Area station…wooops! All worked out ok, but the Chief Engineer and Station Manager were a little bit upset the next day.
Going back even a few more years, Al Jazzbeaux breaks Jon’s recording of “Sidewinder” on the now defunct but legendary and most powerful station of New York City-WNEW 1130 AM. For Al Jazzbeaux Collins freaks, this HammondCast episode is a MUST.
Jon Hammond is a member of Local 802 & Local 6 Musicians Unions and an ASCAP Composer/Publisher-JON HAMMOND International, Inc.
No singers on Mr. Hammond’s band…”The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
http://www.HammondCast.com

Anaheim California — This was a great P.Mauriat Party! at Winter NAMM a years ago – here with Alejandro Chiabrando and Alex Mingmann Hsieh – Jon Hammond — with Alejandro Chiabrando and Alex Mingmann Hsieh at Clarion Hotel Anaheim.

It’s not Simon and Garfunkle..Tino Pavlis and Joe Berger!
Jon Hammond — with Tino Pavlis and Joe Berger at musikmesse

From my first CD booklet – first release of “Late Rent” on Hotwire Records – collector edition! Jon Hammond

August 28, 1989 – Alex Foster on the Saxophone Chair in my band “Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men at Mikell’s on Columbus Avenue NYC, sounded great Alex! – JH

http://youtu.be/BIvQDISkOF0
Based on a TRUE story, Hammond wrote this song first performed Aug. 28th 1989 at Mikell’s NYC: PARTY IS FORBIDDEN HERE! This film features drummers Bernard Purdie & Chuggy Leslie J. Carter, the Power-House Rhythm Section getting down! Jon Hammond at his 1959 B3 organ along with Alex Foster tenor sax..

21 years old – I found out my first day at Berklee College of Music in 1973 that I could not have accordion or Hammond organ as my principle instrument, I was sure mad about that! They sent me to the piano practice rooms with the broken out-of-tune Kawaii pianos with cigarette burns all over them, saxophone players playing scales on either side in the practice booths and drummers, it was nuts – Jon Hammond http://www.accordionradio.com/news.html — at Berklee College of Music

This is the Gretel & Alfons on the Große Freiheit 29, 22767 Hamburg where The Beatles hung out and drank beers back in the days when they were playing long nights at The Star Club just steps away. My friend Horst Jankowiak (R.I.P.) who was the owner told me that Paul McCartney returned there in 1989 and paid up their outstanding tab for beers leftover from 1961, and gave the house a pretty good tip as well. Very sad to hear that Horst has died, he had myself and Joe Berger sign in the house guest book on the next page over from where Jimi Hendrix had signed it – I met Lee Curtis there in Gretel & Alfons and Lee walked with me and showed me the place where Star Club had burnt down – Lee Curtis (from Liverpool) played The Star Club more than any other performer – quite a legacy there folks! Jon Hammond

http://www.noz.de/artikel/2232056/bei-gretel-alfons-stand-paul-mccartney-in-der-kreide
Bei Gretel & Alfons stand Paul McCartney in der Kreide
Hier muss es gewesen sein, genau hier in diesem roten Backsteingebäude. Und richtig, eine goldene Tafel am Eingang konserviert das Ereignis in wenigen Zeilen: Am 17. 9. 1960 betraten die Beatles die Bühne des „Indra”. Es war ihr erstes Deutschland-Engagement und der Beginn einer großen Karriere. Wer sich hier in Hamburg-St. Pauli in der Straße „Große Freiheit” abseits der Reeperbahn umsieht und Ulf Krügers „Beatles-Guide Hamburg” dabei hat, erfährt mehr: Zum Beispiel, dass John, Paul und George damals noch ohne Ringo, dafür aber mit Schlagzeuger Pete Best und Bassist Stuart -Sut-cliffe spielten. Vier bis sechs Stunden die Nacht für 30 Mark pro Beatle. Dafür boten sie krächzigen Rock n Roll, doch den wollte kaum jemand hören.
Nach erledigtem Job und dem einen oder anderen „Absacker” in einer der zahlreichen Kiez-Bars mussten die Beatles auf dem Weg ins Bett die auch heute noch schmuddelige Große Freiheit bis ans Ende laufen und links abbiegen in die Paul-Roosen-Straße 33. Zwei fensterlose Räume mit Matratzen auf Metallgestellen mehr gabs nicht, erzählt der Beatles-Guide. Und dass für die Katzenwäsche ein Mini-Waschbecken auf der Herrentoilette des „Bambi-Kinos” zur Verfügung stand.

Heute erinnert hier nur noch eine vergilbte Tafel mit vier verblichenen Beatles-Fotos und ein lieblos gestaltetes Schaufenster an diese erste „Suite” der Fab Four. Schade, denn in dieser efeuumrankten Fassade steckt mehr Geschichte. Zum Beispiel eine kleine Dummheit mit großen Folgen, festgehalten im Beatles-Guide: Paul McCartney zündete beim Auszug aus diesem unwirtlichen Loch im Dezember 1960 ein Kondom an und verbrannte es im Flur. Bruno Koschmider zeigte ihn wegen Brandstiftung an. Die Folge: Paul und Pete Best muss-ten eine Nacht in einer Zelle der berühmten Davidswache auf der Reeperbahn verbringen, bevor sie nach Großbritannien ausgewiesen wurden.
Offensichtlich ein mieser Trick im rüden Rock-n-Roll-Geschäft auf dem Kiez. Die -Beatles hatten nämlich erstens im „Kaiserkeller” Erfolg und zweitens bereits George Harrison verloren, der im November 1960 ausgewiesen worden war, weil er noch nicht volljährig war. Anfang Dezember 1960 waren John, Paul, Pete und Stu Sutcliffe aus dem „Kaiserkeller” abgeworben worden und sollten zukünftig im neu eröffneten „Top Ten” auf der Reeperbahn auftreten. Diesen Plan durchkreuzte „Kaiserkeller”-Manager Bruno Koschmider erfolgreich mit seiner Anzeige wegen Brandstiftung. Doch im März 1961 waren die Beatles wieder da und traten nun mit Tony Sheridan zusammen im „Top Ten” auf der Reeperbahn 136 auf. Der Fußmarsch hierhin lohnt heute jedoch nicht mehr, denn in der jetzt im ehemaligen „Top-Ten” beheimateten Disco „La Cage” finden sich keine Beatles-Spuren.

Dafür aber im Beatles-Guide: Kurz und anschaulich beschreibt Ulf Krüger, wie Tony Sheridan selbst mithalf, hier die Bühne zu bauen, wie die Beatles nun für immerhin 40 Mark pro Nacht darauf umjubelte Auftritte hinlegten und ab Frühjahr 1961 ihre Fans aus dem „Kaiserkeller” ins „Top Ten” rüberzogen. Darunter auch Grafiker und Bassist Klaus Voormann und Astrid Kirchherr, die die später berühmt gewordenen Fotos der Beatles auf dem nah gelegenen Heiligengeistfeld mach-te und angeblich die Pilzkopffrisuren erfand. Und noch einer hörte von diesen angeblich fabelhaften Beatles, kam ins „Top Ten” und buchte die Band sofort für Aufnahmen: Bert Kaempfert, der Big-Band-Leader.
Er nahm die Beatles sogar unter Vertrag, den er erst auf Bitten des späteren Managers Brian Epstein löste. -Kaempfert ahnte nicht, dass er einen Millionendeal verschenkte. Der Beatles-Guide lotst seine Leser wieder zurück in die Große Freiheit, vorbei an diversen Table-Dance-Bars, Kontakthöfen, Thai-Clubs und anderen Rotlicht-Schuppen. Das Ziel: die Hausnummer 39, schräg gegenüber vom ehemaligen „Kaiserkeller”. Hier eröffnete ein gewisser Manfred Weißleder, zuvor Betriebselektriker auf dem Kiez, im April 1962 den „Star-Club” und warb die Beatles aus dem „Top Ten” ab. Drei Gastspiele absolvierten sie in dem zum Musikclub umgebauten Stern-Kino. Letzter Auftritt: 31. Dezember 1962. Danach gings zurück auf die britische Insel, denn zwischenzeitlich war ein Telegramm aus Liverpool angekommen: „Glückwunsch, Jungs Plattenfirma EMI möchte Aufnahmen mit euch.”

Aha, und den Star-Club -gibts also immer noch, denkt der Beatles-Spurensucher, wenn er vor der Großen Freiheit Nummer 39 angekommen ist. Doch ein Blick in Krügers Beatles-Guide macht auch hier schlau: Was da heute unter Star-Club firmiert, ist nur eine billige Kopie. Das letzte Konzert im ursprünglichen Star-Club ging bereits am Neujahrstag 1970 über die Bühne, danach war hier 13 Jahre lang das Sex-Theater „Salambo”, bis das Gebäude 1983 abbrannte und 1987 schließlich abgerissen wurde. Dafür finden sich im Beatles-Guide noch jede Menge Erinnerungen: Star-Club-Autogrammkarten der Beatles, ein Foto vom alten Eingang und besonders schön: eine Gagenquittung, ausgestellt für John Lennon über 425 Mark. Viele dieser erstmals veröffentlichten Exponate stammen von Ulf Krüger, der einst Schlagzeuger im Star-Club war, einer der besten Kenner der damaligen Szene ist und eine bemerkenswerte Privatsammlung mit Stücken aus der Zeit des „Hamburg Sound” besitzt.
Die würde er sogar für interessiertes Publikum zur Verfügung stellen, doch bisher sind alle Ideen, etwa ein Beatles-Museum auf dem Kiez zu eröffnen, im Sande verlaufen. Und aufdrängen möchte Krüger sich auch nicht, deutet aber doch ein bisschen wehmütig nach Liverpool: „Dort gibt es ,Cavern City Tours, Stadtrundfahrten auf den Spuren der Beatles”, erzählt er und schwärmt von der jährlich stattfindenden „Beatle-Week”: „Allein zum Abschlusstag dieser Festwoche kommen 250 000 Menschen! Ich glaube, die Stadt Hamburg weiß gar nicht, was für ein touristischer Magnet die Beatles sein könnten, wenn man ihre Vergangenheit hier nur richtig präsentieren würde.”

Und so bleibt der „Beatles-Guide” ein erster zaghafter Versuch im Westentaschenformat. Das macht die Sache spannender für Spurensucher: Denn Zeitzeugen wie Horst Jankowiak warten nicht in einem Hamburger Beatles-Museum als Wärter auf Besucher, nein, einen wie ihn muss man auf dem Kiez aufspüren, um Geschichten aus den Sixties zu hören. Kleiner Tipp: Mal im Lokal „Gretel und Alfons” in der Großen Freiheit 29 vorbeischauen. Hat Paul McCartney im Jahre 1989 auch gemacht. Denn hier, im „Wohnzimmer” der Star-Club-Musiker, hatte er 1962 gewohnt und beim Auszug Schulden hinterlassen. Die hat Paule nach 27 Jahren bei Horst Jankowiak mit Zins und Zinseszins bezahlt und ein Poster signiert, das heute natürlich einen Ehrenplatz bei „Gretel und Alfons” hat.

Frank Siemers Photographs of Jon Hammond in Hamburg Morning with trusty Sk1 organ on tour

The amateur photog (me/Jon Hammond) shoots a picture of the real Professional Photographer –

http://www.franksiemers.com/swf/base.html Frank Siemers standing next to my well traveled Hammond Sk1 organ in the Gator case on my Super 600 Kart-A-Bag™ wheels in the early morning in Hamburg

– thanks for the great spontaneous photos Frank, a real pleasure and fun time in good old Hamburg, Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Hamburg Morning photographs by great photographer Frank Siemers, dankeschön Frank!

great to be back in good old Hamburg in the North – Jon

Musik Rotthoff shop – Claus-Dieter Rotthoff’s Father sold Paul McCartney his famous Höfner ‘Beatle Bass’ and John Lennon his
signature Rickenbacker electric guitar and VOX amps – now Claus’ Son Mike is also working in Musik Rotthoff and we will see them in Frankfurt Musikmesse – Father and Son Claus & Mike here in one of the rooms packed with choice guitars amps and accessories – photo

by Jon Hammond — Musik Rotthoff by night

Auster Bar Concert Jon Hammond Band with Heinz Lichius drums, Lutz Büchner tenor saxophone, Michael Leuschner trumpet & flugelhorn,
Jon Hammond at Sk1 Hammond organ

P.Mauriat Booth in “Best of The NAMM Show” 2013 Feature Article of DownBeat Magazine

LINK: http://www.pmauriatmusic.com/en/news/4-events-news/257-p-mauriat-booth-in-qbest-of-the-namm-showq-2013-feature-article-of-downbeat-magazine

P.Mauriat booth was featured as “BEST of The NAMM Show” 2013 in April edition of DownBeat magazine. P.Mauriat fans
and 2013 NAMM’s visitors had opportunity to witness an incredible jam session organized at P.Mauriat booth.

Jon Hammond was joined by family of P.Mauriat artists (to name just few) Greg Osby, Jason Palmer, Keyan Williams, Alejandro Chiabrando, Juan Alzate, and many other P.Mauriat artists and young players from all around the world. Thanks to that P.Mauriat fans
and visitors had a chance to see and listen to almost every horn of PM booth in action.

Check out video footage of that event

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

Kultur
JOURNAL FRANKFURT Alle Nachrichten Kultur My home away from home
MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Jon Hammond zum 27. Mal auf der Musikmesse
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=
Jon Hammond zum 27. Mal auf der Musikmesse
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).
27. März 2013 Interview: Detlef Kinsler
Web: www.jazzkeller.com / www.jonhammondband.com

Top 3 KONZERTE JAZZ I ETHNO – JAZZ Jon Hammond & Band

Rock / Pop / Jazz

3 — Frankfurt – home away from home
Jon Hammond –
funky

Seit 27 Jahren auf der Musikmesse und immer wieder gerne in Frankfurt.

Journal Frankfurt

JAZZ
Jon Hammond & Band

Wenn einer Orgel spielt, kann er sich auch gleich Hammond nennen, und hat dann seine Visitenkarte gleich als Logo auf dem Instrument. Seinen Sound dazu als “100% organic” anzukündigen, ist eine feine Doppelsinnigkeit. Seit 1987 kommt Hammond zur Musikmesse, vier Jahre später starb sein Vater und er siedelte kurzerhand nach Frankfurt über, die seine “Good Luck City” wurde, wohnte in Bornheim, spielte im Jazzkeller, fand dort Freunde und installierte die “Musikmesse Warm Up Party”, die er – längst zurück in NYC – alljährlich mit “Swinging Funky Jazz and Blues” bespielt, mit “fine instrumentalists”, seinen Freunden Tony Lakatos (Saxophon) von der hr Bigband, Giovanni Gulino (Schlagzeug) und seinen alten Kollegen, Gitarrist Joe Berger.
dk
Seit 27 Jahren auf der Musikmesse und immer wieder gerne in Frankfurt.
Genre: Jazz
Location: Jazzkeller
Adresse: Frankfurt am Main, Kleine Bockenheimer Straße 18
Eintritt: 10,- €
Mit dem RMV zu dieser Veranstaltung

Dienstag, 9.4.2013, 21:00 Uhr

Photo from Larry Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Program

Frankfurt – home away from home
Jon Hammond –
funky
Wenn einer Orgel spielt, kann er sich auch Hammond nennen und hat seine Visitenkarte als logo auf dem Instrument. Seinen Sound als „100 percent organic“ anzukündi- gen, ist eine feine Doppelsinnigkeit. Seit 1987 kommt er zur Musikmes- se, vier Jahre später siedelte er nach Frankfurt über, die seine „Good
Jon Hammond & Band, Funk/Jazz/ Blues, Ffm: Jazzkeller, Kleine Bockenheimer Straße 18a, 9.4., 21 Uhr, Eintritt: 10,–
luck City” wurde, spielte im Jazz- keller, fand Freunde und installier- te die „Musikmesse Warm up Par- ty”, die er – längst zurück in nYC – alljährlich mit „Swinging Funky Jazz and Blues“ bespielt, mit „fine instrumentalists“, seinen Freunden tony lakatos (Saxophon), Giovanni Gulino (Schlagzeug) und dem alten kollegen Joe Berger als Gitarrist.
>> Seit 27 Jahren auf der Musik- messe und immer wieder gerne in Frankfurt. dk *dankeschön Hr. Kinsler! – Jon Hammond

Mehr zu Joe Hammond unter www.journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

The smallest car I ever did see: Renault Twizy – Jon Hammond
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renault_Twizy
Manufacturer Renault
Production 2012–
Assembly Valladolid, Spain
Transmission Single gear
Battery 7 kWh lithium-ion battery
Electric range 100 km (62 mi)
Length 2.32 m (91 in)
Width 1.19 m (47 in)
Height 1.46 m (57 in)
Curb weight 450 kg (992 lb)
The Renault Twizy is an electric city car (legally classified in Europe as a heavy quadricycle) produced by Renault and manufactured entirely in Valladolid, Spain.[1] The quadricycle has a maximum range of 100 km (62 mi).
The Twizy was released for sales in France in March 2012 and in the UK and several other European countries the following month.[2] The car is available with three models, starting at €6,990 up to €8,490 (in the UK: GB£6,990 to GB£7,400). The sales price does not include the batteries, which will be leased for a monthly fee that includes a replacement guarantee – in case of battery breakdown or insufficient capacity – and roadside assistance.[3][4]
The Twizy was the top-selling plug-in electric vehicle in Europe during 2012.[5] Since March 2012, a total of 9,020 units were sold through December 2012, with Germany, France and Italy as the top selling markets
The concept car was unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show.[7]
In May 2011, Renault announced that they would produce the Twizy, and began taking reservations.
In November 2010, Japanese carmaker Nissan announced a rebadged concept, called the New Mobility Concept, or NMC. This though is a concept and no production plans have yet been announced.
Construction and safety
The Twizy is an ultra-compact vehicle, with a length of 2.32 m (8 ft), width1.19 m (4 ft) and a height of 1.46 m (5 ft).
The vehicle’s frame and body offer occupants extra protection with its deformable structure, while the outboard position of the four wheels and the lateral beams located either side of the chassis provide protection in case of a side-on impact. The safety retention systems include a driver’s airbag, a four-point safety belt at the front and a three-point one at the rear.
[edit]Models
The Twizy model is electric, and it therefore is part of Renault’s Zero Emissions programme.

Twizy Technic – doors are optional
[edit]Twizy Urban
[edit]Twizy Urban 45
The Twizy range starts with the Urban 45 that is priced at €6,990 in Europe with a monthly battery lease charge of €50.[8] It has a motor power of 4 kW (5 hp), a maximum speed of 45 km/h (28 mph) and can thus be driven in most European countries by drivers from 14 years old with a special driving licence (France, Italy, Spain) or with a moped licence (Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Austria).[9]
[edit]Twizy Urban 80
The Urban 80 model features a 13 kW (17 hp) electric motor and can drive up to 80 km/h (50 mph). It is priced at €7,690.
[edit]Twizy Colour and Technic
The Colour model is a colourful and ‘fun’ Twizy available for both the 45 and 80 trims.[citation needed]
The Technic model brings additional design elements while sharing the technical features with the Urban. It is priced at €8,490, and it is available for both the 45 and 80 trims.[citation needed]
[edit]Battery

Twizy with charging wire out.
The 6.1 kWh (22 MJ) lithium-ion battery is located underneath the front seat. Both motor variants carry the same weight of 474 kg (1,045 lb),[10] including batteries of 100 kg (220 lb). The range is homologated at 100 km (62 mi). In real conditions, Renault announces around 80 km (50 mi). In worst conditions (high speed, no eco-driving), Twizy can reach 50 km (31 mi).
The battery can be charged with an extendable spiral cable stored beneath a flap at the front of the vehicle. The integrated charger is compatible with roadside battery charging facilities as well as the standard 220 V 10 A household electrical supply. Charging an empty battery takes around three-and-a-half hours.
A planned Renault battery plant near Paris was delayed due to technical constraints. Construction will start in the second quarter of 2012 and production of batteries is expected to begin in 2014 or 2015. In the meantime Renault intends to buy batteries for its EV range from a joint venture between Nissan Motor and NEC as well as LG Chem of South Korea.[11]
Twizy is only supplied with LG Chem modules. Batteries are assembled in Renault Valladolid plant.
[edit]Sales

Since its market launch in March 2012, global sales reached 9,020 units during 2012,[6] making the Twizy the best-selling plug-in electric vehicle in Europe during that year.[5] European sales through December 2012 reached 9,015 units.[6]
In France, a total 1,551 units were registered through June 2012, including 1,212 Twizy 80s and 339 Twizy 45s, representing a market share of 89% in the heavy quadricycle segment, and a market share of 28.5% among all categories of electric vehicles sold in France during the first half of 2012, surpassing the Bollore Bluecar, the top selling highway-capable all-electric car during this time period.[12] The best-selling markets through December 2012 are Germany with 2,413 units and France with 2,232 units, followed by Italy with 1,545 units, Spain with 943, Switzerland with 555 units, and Belgium and Luxembourg with 498 units delivered.[6]
[edit]Carsharing program

Renault tested a carsharing program called Twizy Way in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France, beginning in late June 2012. During the testing phase the program operated with a fleet of 50 Renault Twizys distributed over a pilot area covering around 27 km2 (10 sq mi), and around 200 were allowed to sign up for testing.[3] Twizy Way opened the service to the general public in December 2012.

Sadly I saw this article announcing the closing of Birdland Jazzclub Hamburg where Jon Hammond Band played several times – Gabriele Benedix is in the article, thanks Dieter Reichert, also Ralph Reichert and Wolf Reichert

*WATCH THE VIDEO: Hamburg Concert Jazzclub Birdland White Onions

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

http://www.ourmedia.org/media/hamburg-concert-jazzclub-birdland-white-onions

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jo90SF1lFhM

Jon Hammond Band in Hamburg Germany at Jazzclub Birdland performing original composition by Jon Hammond – WHITE ONIONS
Lutz Buechner tenor saxophone
Heinz Lichius drums
Joe Berger guitar
Jon Hammond organ
Jazz Workshop with Jon Hammond Band – NDR Info, MNNTV
funky soul jazz blues instrumental spirited performance, return engagement here at Jazzclub Birdland with many friends in the house. Special thanks Dieter Reichert, Ralph Reichert, NDR Radio
http://www.jonhammondband.com ASCAP Camera: Jennifer

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-698867

Al Jazzbo Collins, Little Red Riding Hood, Hipster, Hammond Organ, Sk1, XB-2, B3 organ, Jazz, Blues, Soft News, Local 802, Musicians Union

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HammondCast Jon Hammond Journal June 29 2013 Jazz Blues and Soft News

June 29, 2013

*LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE: http://ia600508.us.archive.org/10/items/HammondCast_15/HammondCast15.mp3

Jon’s special archive http://archive.org/details/HammondCast_15

Jesse Chuy Varela and Jon Hammond in-studio KCSM 91.1 FM

HammondCast 15 for KYOU Radio, this show just before Jon blasts over to Hamburg Germany to record a new album at NDR Radio. Special guest recordings of Jon with radio legend Al Jazzbeaux Collins telling the story of Jon’s composition “Train Song” and with Chuy Varela talking about the meaning of Jon’s song “Get Back In The Groove” played 2 different ways: from “Hammond’s Bolero” CD 2003 release (instrumental) and a 1981 version from DTI Records label with Frank Biner on vocals and Jon covering all the instruments + Dave Danza on the drums. Last song: “Czechoslovakian Salsa Song”-JON HAMMOND Trio.
HammondCast is the music of Organist/Accordionist Jon Hammond *Member American Federation of Musicians Union Local 802/Local 6/ASCAP Publishing-JON HAMMOND International, Inc. “The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
http://www.HammondCast.com
Music, Travel & “Soft-News”

Joe Berger sighted moving an entire recording studio 8 track setup with iMac Computer boxed and guitar down the street in Midtown Manhattan rush-hour traffic on the way to a recording session – Jon Hammond — with Joe Berger at New York Hilton Midtown.

Sandeep Garg Joe’s da man!

Shanghai — Messefrankfurt Music-China – Jon Hammond here with my friends Alex Mingmann Hsieh and Mr. Kim Myung Hyun in Pmauriat Albest booth at Music China – also you can see Kevin Saxophone on far right with P Mauriat HQ tenor saxophone

We are looking good in Music China! – JH
http://pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/259-p-mauriat-booth-session — with Alex Mingmann Hsieh, PMauriat Saxophones, Kim Myung Hyun, P Mauriat HQ and Pmauriat Albest in Shanghai, China.
Tags: P. Mauriat Musical Instruments

My friend Phil Lerza (in KFRC T-Shirt) Chief Engineer CBS Radio – R.I.P. Phil! – here at Radio Day by The Bay at KRE / California Historical Radio Society – Jon Hammond

*Excellent remembrance of Phil written by Gerry Cagle on his Blog “Commentaries, Musings and More”:
http://www.gerrycagle.com/2012/04/17/pot-it-up/
Pot It Up!

Radio lost a great talent this week. I lost a friend.

In an industry where engineers are nameless, faceless souls who, for the most part, never “got it,” Phil Lerza was a superstar. Programmers who couldn’t tell you who their own engineer was knew all about Phil. Lerza was the superstar who perfected the KFRC sound. And what a sound. Envied by programmers across the country, many tried, but none succeeded in duplicating the sound of the Big 610. In short, Phil Lerza “Got it.”

Unless you worked at KFRC, you have no idea how perfect the radio station was. The industry measured how many hours stations were off the air during any given year. KFRC measure that time in seconds. Quite simply, KFRC was never off the air. Duplicate control rooms, backup music carts, generators, compressors and all sorts of whistles and bells were just a part of the process. In the cocoon of the control room, you were wrapped in perfection. It just didn’t get any better…*cont..

Erik Philbrook ASCAP Playback Editor and Jon Hammond in Hollywood California

Morning host of WBGO Gary Walker checks his watch during Cephas’ speech – looking a little sleepy Gary! WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM Volunteers Appreciation Party – as Fearless Leader Cephas Bowles General Manager at Newark Public Radio, Inc. / President and CEO gives a pep talk at Robert Treat Hotel very close to the station at 50 Park Pl Newark, NJ on a hot summer day – Jon Hammond — with WBGO Gary Walker at Best Western Robert Treat Hotel.

Newark NJ — WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM Volunteers Appreciation Party – Fearless Leader Cephas Bowles General Manager at Newark Public Radio, Inc. / President and CEO giving a pep talk at Robert Treat Hotel very close to the station at 50 Park Pl Newark, NJ on a hot summer day – Jon Hammond — with Cephas Bowles and Eulis Cathey

Party time at Steve’s (sometimes annual) party, thanks Steve Rosenbaum!
L to R – Steve Rosenbaum, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond — with Steve Rosenbaum and Joe Berger.

Party time with Joe Berger and Bernard Purdie at Local 802 Musicians Union annual Holiday Party – Bernard is sportin’ the Love Beads – he was playing the Hair Show at the time and went right to the gig after – he must be expecting a call, cell phone ready Bernard! – Jon Hammond — with Joe Berger and 2 others at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM

arty time with Bernard Purdie and Jon Hammond with portrait of Oscar Peterson overlooking us at annual Local 802 Musicians Union Holiday Party – Bernard is sportin’ the Love Beads – he was playing the Hair Show at the time and went right to the gig after – my well traveled Halliburton flightcase/briefcase contains my Sony TC-152SD and a couple of bad ass Sennheiser microphones I use in the field. — with Bernard Purdie and Oscar Peterson at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM

“Les’ and Larry’s All The Way Live Showcase” at Sam Ash Music Store

N’Tirzah featuring KIZMIT!!!
Photo credit Jon Hammond(Thanks Jon!!!) — with Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens, Samuel Jennings and David Burnett in New York

Great group shot! “All The Way Live” in Sam Ash new location 333 West 34th Street very cool Wed. gig Larry! (Larry Hartke) – and it was…all the way Live! Jon Hammond — with Pat Lamorgese, Kevin Austin, Jenny Amlen, David Amlen, Lynda Kraar, Larry Hartke, Larry Hartke, N’Tirzah Al Rephaim, Les July, Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens, Samuel Jennings, Caprice Starbrite Todmann, David Burnett and Andrew McIntyre at Sam Ash Music new location 333 West 34th Street NYC.

Lynda Kraar

Jenny Amlen

Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens

N’Tirzah Al Rephaim

Andreas Meer

Samuel Jennings

Caprice Starbrite Todmann

Joe Berger

Daniel Rogue

Pat Lamorgese

Massimo Casati

Ted Stilles

Jayen Varma

Vere Isaac

Sue DaBaco

Jerome Durant

Dana Caldwell

Judy Verrall

Cortney Wright-Thomas

Sandy Kaplan

Tom Semioli

Barbara Soja Karmazinas

April DelaJour

Andrew Boyd

Kathy Sheppard

Christine Lenke Libbey

Gunvor Edling

Miranda Ward

Lester Lawson

John Dugan

Lori Decker- McKinney

Lajos Illes

Stewart Davis

Randi Oster

Darrell Dove

Sharlene Kydd Davis

A.j. Hager

Faiz Kareem

Manel Martin

Kevin Austin

John Thompson

Pamela Coppe

Debbie DeGeorge

Michael Januska

Eugene Calamari Jr

Dennis Sloan

*Side shot – is more clear – JH
Great group shot! “All The Way Live” in Sam Ash new location 333 West 34th Street very cool Wed. gig Larry! (Larry Hartke) – and it was…all the way Live! Jon Hammond — with Pat Lamorgese, Kevin Austin, Jenny Amlen, David Amlen, Lynda Kraar, Larry Hartke, Larry Hartke, N’Tirzah Al Rephaim, Les July, Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens Dickens, Samuel Jennings, Caprice Starbrite Todmann, David Burnett and Andrew McIntyre at Sam Ash Music new location 333 West 34th Street NYC. — with Pat Lamorgese, Jenny Amlen, Kevin Austin, Lynda Kraar, Larry Hartke, Les July, Caprice Starbrite Todmann, caprice starbrite todman, Andrew McIntyre, Samuel Jennings, Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens and David Burnett at Sam Ash Music new location 333 W. 34th Street NYC

Carol Peters Gadd

Pat Lamorgese

Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens

Jenny Amlen

Caprice Starbrite Todmann

Lynda Kraar

Atsushi Ichige

N’Tirzah Al Rephaim

Daniel Mombourquette

Tom Bowlus

Well Born

Pamela Coppe

Andrew Boyd

Larry Butti

Bev Baptiste

Floyd Eye

Beatrix Hock

Jacqueline Janssen

Tonic Couture

Pastry Chef Danielle Moore

David Angel

William Lopez

Vere Isaac

Duck! – Donald Duck Bailey, I heard from him the other day and he’s doing fine and learning to use his iPad that his Daughter gifted to him recently folks, Jon Hammond
Youtube http://youtu.be/dzLq5VlmxzM
Donald Duck Bailey Fathers Day
Donald’s Wiki 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.[1] 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
Birth name Donald Orlando Bailey

Born March 26, 1934 (age 79)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
Genres Jazz
Occupations Musician
Instruments Drums, harmonica
Labels Blue Note
Associated acts Jimmy Smith
Hampton Hawes
Blue Mitchell
Jimmie Rowles
Carmen McRae
Sarah Vaughan
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

Main Man Larry Hartke on the scene like a Hartke Machine!

Larry’s Lounge in Sam Ash new location 333 West 34th Street very cool Wed. gig Larry! – Jon Hammond *great music from Caprice Starbright (vox), Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens (guitar), Dave Burnett (bass) and very funky solid Sam Samuel Jennings – Kizmit, nice! – JH — with Larry Hartke, Larry Hartke and Samuel Jennings

Les and Larry’s (Larry Larry Hartke) “All The Way Live” in Sam Ash new location 333 West 34th Street very cool Wed. gig Larry! – Jon Hammond *great music from Caprice Starbright (vox), Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens (guitar), Dave Burnett (bass) and very funky solid Sam Samuel Jennings – Kizmit, nice! – JH — at Sam Ash Music new location 333 West 34th Street NYC

2 great musician friends of mine here in Larry’s Lounge in Sam Ash Wed. hang – Jrome Andre (vox/songwriter) and Yovanne Pierre super bad keyboards (piano/org) looking good cats! Jon Hammond

Tampa FL
San Antonio TX
Dallas TX
Las Vegas NV
Phoenix AZ
Canoga Park… — with Jrome Andre, Yovanne Pierre and Yovanne Pierre at Sam Ash new location 333 W. 34th Street

Ran in to my friend Yovanne Pierre at the new Sam Ash Store on 34th Street, sounding / looking real good Yovanne!

Yovanne said he might come down to Early Bird Session 802, we’ll see – early bird gets the worm, and 2nd mouse gets the cheese don’t ya’ know! Jon Hammond — with Yovanne Pierre and Yovanne Pierre at Sam Ash Music

My personal favorite part of the new Sam Ash Music superstore (of course) that’s where I go see Main Man John Keim for best deals on Hammond organs and all accessories, factory expression pedals, specialized Leslie connector cables, Gator flight cases etc.,

good to see 2 of my favorite Hammond organs on display Sk1 and XK-3c John! – Jon Hammond — at Sam Ash Music new location 333 West 34th Street NYC

There’s my friend Alex Mingmann Hsieh’s beautiful handmade P Mauriat HQ tenor saxophone for sale on the wall of the new Sam Ash Music superstore! Tony Lakatos loves Alex’ horns, we just played in Frankfurt and it sure sounds fantastic to me…good work cats!! Jon Hammond

*Youtube http://youtu.be/yLRqsamBpb8
as seen on MNN TV in Manhattan – Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone Totó Giovanni Gulino drums Joe Berger guitar Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ © JH INTL — with Pmauriat Albest at Sam Ash Music new location 333 West 34th Street NYC

Main Man John Keim long-time Keyboards Department sales meister rockin’ out in Larry Hartke’s “All The Way Live” in Sam Ash new location – John did a keyboard set-up in nothing flat, rocked it John! Really great to see / hear this in-store, Sam Ash rules! Jon Hammond

*very cool Wed. gig – great music from Caprice Starbright (vox), Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens (guitar), Dave Burnett (bass) and very funky solid Sam Samuel Jennings – Kizmit, nice! – JH — with John Keim, Tammy Watson Sorey, Caprice Starbrite Todmann, David Burnett and Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens at Sam Ash Music new location 333 West 34th Street NYC

Breakfast with Jon Hammond – thanks for the excellent photo Takamitsu Yashiro!
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-372313

Breakfast with Jon Hammond in Narita
先日は、早朝に七里ガ浜を出発して成田まで向かいました。
http://www.jonhammondband.com/blog.html/breakfast_with_jon_hammond_in_narita_japan/
湾岸線をとばします。 Yokohama Bayside 以前のBlogでも紹介をしたハモンドオルガンプレイヤーのJon Hammondが トランジットで成田に寄ると言う事で朝食を一緒にとらないか?との誘いを受けて 待ち合わせのHotelまで向かいました。 Jon Hammond Website↓ Jon Hammond Jon Hammmondはサンフランシスコのラジオ局KYOU Radioで 番組を持っていて以前BlueGrooveSessionsの音源をストリーミングしてくれました。 Hammond Cast Show 152 KYOU RADIO いままで何度もメールのやり取りをしていましたが、 Face to Faceで実際に会うのは今回が初めて。 彼は午後にはサンフランシスコに戻るので 短い時間でしたが色々と情報交換、今後のプロジェクトについて話しました。 今度はサンフランシスコを訪ねようと思いますが 近い将来、Jon hammondのJapan ショートツアーを日本で実現させたいと思います。Thank You
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Step outside the new Sam Ash Music location at 333 West 34th Street and the first thing you see when you look to the left is the famous Empire State Building, awesome! Jon Hammond

At the old Showmans Lounge (no apostrphe is correct) on Eighth Avenue and 125th Street – I’m at the Hammond B3 organ with Cindy Blackman (now Santana, Cindy married Carlos Santana, congrats Cindy!), Gary Bartz on soprano sax, Wallace Roney trumpet and Charlie Epps guitar – on the table is the tenor saxophone belonging to the late great saxophonist Percy France who was MC’ing – R.I.P. Percy France!

Jon Hammond
The Crown Jewel of Harlem
Since 1942, Showmans Jazz Club, one of Ha…See More — with Cindy Blackman and 2 others at Showmans Jazz

Shanghai — Messefrankfurt Music-China – Jon Hammond here with my friends Alex Mingmann Hsieh and Mr. Kim Myung Hyun in P.Mauriat Albest booth at Music China – also you can see Kevin Saxophone on far right with P.Mauriat tenor saxophone

We are looking good in Music China! – JH
http://pmauriatmusic.com/us/news/4-events-news/259-p-mauriat-booth-session — in Shanghai, China

Big Happy Birthday to my friend Matt DeMatt !!
Special thanks to Joe Berger for snapping this great photo!

We managed to catch Matt before he was completely mobbed, everybody loves Matt! Have a great one and many many more Matt! Looking real good as always, Jon Hammond — with Matt DeMatt at G2 Lounge – 39 9th Ave. ny ny

Local 802 Musicians Union Meeting about some important issues – Jimmy Owens and Bernard Purdie in attendance – also member Jon Hammond *I took photograph

— with Jimmy Owens, Bernard Purdie at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM

8 mutual friends

Celia Thompson

Vladi Jäggi

Massimo Casati

Frédérick Rimbert

Steve Hartley

Stefano Galli

Thad Bunkiewicz

Jimmy Cousins

Mark Brodnik

Mark LaRochelle

Stevan Vivod

Jerome Po-Boy Jefferson

Tony Santos

Here I am at the opening of Mike Myers’ “The Love Guru” – I created part of the soundtrack for this movie for Paramount Pictures – now on DVD folks!

Jon Hammond — with Jessica Alba, Mike Myers and Justin Timberlake

Very rare Ampeg Baby Bass on the job with Terry Hilliard, bassist with Junius Courtney Big Band – outdoor concert at Temescal Creek Park Emeryville / Oakland CA with several Local 6 members on the band – sounding real good Terry! Jon Hammond

*Nice article by Alex Walsh in the Local Six News about Terry – Posted on Tue, Oct 13, 2009 by AFM6
The Legacy Series: TERRY HILLIARD, Bass
“I Just Want To Play.”
by Alex Walsh
Terry Hilliard says he just wants to play his bass. He doesn’t want to be a bandleader; he doesn’t want to put together projects; he just wants to play.

Terry was born in Aurora, Illinois in 1936. A lifelong musician, and a life member of Local 6, Terry made his name in the 1960s with his influential performances on the Cal Tjader “Soul Sauce” and “Soul Bird” albums.

Growing up, there was always music in his house. His mother was a piano teacher, and his father loved jazz. When Terry was two years old, his father, who worked for the Sante Fe Railroad, was transferred to the West Coast. The family settled in Berkeley

Nice job on the live sound mix Carl! Sounded really great in the house – Jon Hammond

*very cool Wed. gig – great music from Caprice Starbright (vox), Jerome Scorpiochild Dickens (guitar), Dave Burnett (bass) and very funky solid Sam Samuel Jennings – Kizmit, nice! – JH — at Sam Ash Music new location 333 West 34th Street NYC

Sam Ash Music, In Store, Larry Hartke, Les July, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie, Rock, Funky, Jazz, Blues, Sk1, organ, ASCAP, Local 801, Musicians Union, Al Jazzbo Collins, CBS Radio

Summer NAMM Nashville Coming Soon In July for now Winter NAMM Revisited Jon Hammond Band

June 20, 2013

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Summer NAMM Nashville Coming Soon In July for now Winter NAMM Revisited Jon Hammond Band

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondNAMMHammondSummitShowLateRentJonHammondBandinHiltonAnaheim

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

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYON7AgC.x?p=1 width=”720″ height=”433″]

Youtube http://youtu.be/BOqqIxm_F30

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

Summer NAMM Nashville, Next Month, July, Hammond organ, Blues, Jazz, Soul Music, B3mk2, Sk1, Local 802, Musicians Union, ASCAP, Suzuki Musical Instruments, Highlights

The NAMM Photographs by Lawrence Gay of Hammond Summit HammondCast

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: NAMM Hammond Summit Show Late Rent Jon Hammond Band in Hilton Anaheim

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondNAMMHammondSummitShowLateRentJonHammondBandinHiltonAnaheim/

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

NAMM Hilton Sound Soul Summit Jon Hammond Band Late Rent Jazz Funk Soul Blues

Youtube http://youtu.be/BOqqIxm_F30

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/58479347

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: NAMM Highlights 2 Randy Jackson Tower of Power HammondCast

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondNAMMHighlights2RandyJacksonTowerofPowerHammondCast/

Jon Hammond on bandstand – photo by Lawrence Gay

Youtube http://youtu.be/YQBxb-K3Ixc

Some NAMM 2013 Highlights from Jon Hammond including Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM with special guest
Randy Jackson of American Idol TV Show at Breakfast of Champions, NAMM Memorial Tribute including my friend band leader
Lou Colombo the great trumpet player http://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/namm-memoriam-industry-tribute-2013
bag pipers and cameo of Betty Heywood leaving after / and just before Tower of Power kicks it off inaugurating the new Grand Plaza Stage.
12 year old guitarist Ray Goren on Marty Grebb Band rips one on the Hammond Summit Show in Hilton Hotel Lobby, first ever Hammond
night known as “The Sound, the Soul, The Summit” MC’d by Scott May with Hammond Suzuki endorsees.
Jon Hammond Band playing the theme song of The Jon Hammond Show TV program Late Rent and HammondCast radio show
and podcasts vlogcasts, with Donny Baldwin drums from Lydia Pense and Cold Blood and Jefferson Starship, Joe Berger guitar,
Alex Budman tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond at the New B-3 Portable organ with sound mix by Denny Mack. Enjoy this
HammondCast folks, send any photos if you were there, Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com

*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

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOOhVsA.x?p=1 width=”960″ height=”568″]

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

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOOgUkC.x?p=1 width=”720″ height=”433″]

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
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!!
Reply ·

Tsai Susan 14 hours ago
I was so excited to see your play at the NAMM with P Mauriat artists. It was live and thrilled. Thank you, Jon. Without you, the NAMM will be less fun!

Agnieszka Obrebska Thank you Jon. It was an amazing pleasure for all of us from PM and our visitors and artists to host you and listen to your music at P. Mauriat booth. Hope you had a good time with us as well! Take care and see you soon somewhere around the world!

Hoai Phuong Nguyen Oh Thank you Jon Hammond so much for tagging me this video. I had a great time. Can’t wait till next time to play with you again.

Alex Mingmann Hsieh Jon Hammond is NAMM’s treasure, let us go ahead to celebrate big year with big show in the upcoming FMS, 2013
14 hours ago ·

Hoai Phuong Nguyen Thank you Mr. Hsieh for letting us try those saxophones out.
14 hours ago ·

Alex Mingmann Hsieh you are most welcome!! go for the sound!!see you at NAMM,2014

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/namm-jam-at-p-mauriat-stand-with-jon-hammond-at-the-organ-and-horns-6518179

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYON7AcC.x?p=1 width=”720″ height=”433″]

With Greg Osby, Juan Alzate, Jon Hammond and Alejandro Chiabrando at Anaheim Convention Center

Jon Hammond’s setup with Hammond Sk1 organ and Bag End Powered Speakers

2 Hats Talking – Alex Hsieh CEO Albest P.Mauriat Saxophones and Jon Hammond in Clarion Hotel Party

Photographs by Lawrence Gay, NAMM Show, Hammond Summit, B-3 organ, P.Mauriat Saxophones, Jazz, Funky, Blues, Local 802, Musicians Union, Suzuki Musical Instruments, Donny Baldwin, Alex Budman, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Chester Thompson, Scott May, Party

Mikell’s Jazz Club Gig 24 Years Ago 97th Street and Columbus Avenue Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men

June 19, 2013

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Mikell’s Jazz Club Gig 24 Years Ago 97th Street and Columbus Avenue Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/BernardPurdieDedicationToHisKidsLateRentCloserAtMikells

Mikell’s 760 Columbus Avenue NYC

August 28, 1989

Bernard Purdie takes the microphone

Then and Now / Now and Then – 3 of the original Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men – Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie – 24 years after this Mikell’s gig August 28, 1989 – thanks Pat & Mike! Jon

http://www.youtube.com/jonhammondband — at 760 Columbus Avenue New York City

Bernard Purdie on Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men gig at Mikell’s 24 years ago – August 28, 1989

Youtube http://youtu.be/B5qGwUgEyvM
New York NY — Flashback to August 1989 – Studio drummer Bernard Purdie takes the microphone on last set at Mikell’s with Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men band to dedicate the performance to his children Phyllis and Anthony. Theme song for the long-running cable TV program The Jon Hammond Show “Late Rent” original composition with
Jon Hammond at his 1959 B3 organ
Bernard Purdie drums
Chuggy Carter percussion
Alex Foster alto saxophone
Barry Finnerty guitar
*Note: This historic clip is photographic proof that the actual location of Mikell’s was 760 Columbus Avenue at 97th and not 808 Columbus as the current Whole Foods near the old location claims – JH — with Bernard Purdie and 2 others at 760 Columbus Avenue NYC

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/bernard-purdie-dedication-to-his-kids-late-rent-closer-at-mikell-s-6350855

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOD0GsC.x?p=1 width=”720″ height=”433″]

The Jon Hammond Show on Times Square Mitsubishi Diamond Vision Screen Times Square NYC by TKTS at W. 47th St. and Broadway

Mikell’s, 760 Columbus Avenue, Jazz, Blues, Soul Music, Hammond B3 organ, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie, Studio Musicians, Local 802, Musicians Union

Mikell’s Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikell%27s

Mikell’s was a jazz club on the corner of 97th Street and Columbus Avenue, New York.
Run by Mike Mikell[1] and Pat Mikell, from 1969 to 1991 it was a regular venue for New York’s top studio and session musicians, who would turn up for jam sessions with major soul, funk and jazz artists visiting the city.[2] Paul Shaffer, bandleader for CBS’s Late Show with David Letterman, called Mikell’s “soul heaven”.[2]
Among the performers and bands associated with Mikell’s are Stuff, the alliance of studio musicians that played almost weekly at Mikell’s in the 1970s.[2]
Writer James Baldwin’s brother David worked as a bartender at the club, thereby attracting patronage from Baldwin as well as other authors, including Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka and Maya Angelou.

Stephane Grappelli, French jazz violinist who co-founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France, performed at Mikell’s in the mid-1970s.
The band Stuff, formed in 1974, was closely associated with Mikell’s, playing there three nights a week until 1980, with jam sessions taking place with visiting soul, jazz and funk stars and singers such as Stevie Wonder and Joe Cocker.

In early 1980, the club served for rehearsals for Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Big Band, which included Wynton Marsalis, and which would result in the live album Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Big Band – Live at Montreux and North Sea (1980).[3] Other artists appearing at the club in the 1980s included Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton and Mickey Roker (June 1983[4]), Paquito D’Rivera (January 1984[5]).
Mikell’s closed in 1991.

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: 802 Early Birds Monday Night Jazz Session HD 1080p

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammond802EarlyBirdsMondayNightJazzSessionHD1080p

This video takes place in the Local 802 Musicians Union New York City with organist Jon Hammond and Richard Clements at the piano. Later joined on drums by Rudy Lawless. Traditional Monday night Jazz session, early birds warming up the bandstand in 802 Club Room. Early bird gets the worm…and the second mouse gets the cheese!
http://www.HammondCast.com/ — at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/802-early-birds-monday-night-jazz-session-hd-6603712

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOTiCQA.x?p=1 width=”960″ height=”568″]

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXpkFBd2pSc

802 Early Birds Monday Night Jazz Session HD 1080p

iReport CNN http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-988807

DailyMotion Motionmaker http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x10xkta_802-early-birds-monday-night-jazz-session-hd_music#.UbzgqOsd7EI

organ, piano, early birds, standards, jazz session, local 802, musicians union, sk1, jon hammond, richard clements, rudy lawless

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: One Nighter in Louisville Kentucky Jon Hammond Band Plays Original Composition Six Year Itch

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondSixYearItchJonHammondBandinLouisvilleKentucky

Written by Jon Hammond “Six Year Itch” after 6 years of being on the air with The Jon Hammond Show TV Show now in 28th year. 
One night only in Louisville Kentucky Live In The Jazz Factory Featuring

Alex Budman tenor sax

Ronnie Smith Jr. drums 

John Bishop guitar

Jon Hammond organ


Thanks to all the folks who came out and packed the club for our one night in Louisville!

Sincerely,

Jon Hammond 


ASCAP Publishing JON HAMMOND International

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/six-year-itch-jon-hammond-band-in-louisville-kentucky-6307759

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOBgBMC.x?p=1 width=”720″ height=”433″]

ENCORES: Louisville Kentucky Jazz Factory – JON HAMMOND Band Jazzin By Martin Z. Kasdan Jr. Last year San Francisco-based organist Jon Hammond joined his buddy, Louisville guitarist John Bishop, for a night at the Jazz Factory. Hammond has just released Late Rent, on Ham-Berger-Friz Records, available at http://www.cityhallrecords.com/artist/HAMMOND,%20JON.htm if you can’t find it locally. In an e-mail to me, Hammond described this as “a record that took me 25 years to put together. The disc opens with “Late Rent,” a loping swinger and is followed by “Pocket Funk,” with a slightly Latin feel. “Late Rent” is reprised in a live take at the end of the CD. Lee Morgan’s funky “The Sidewinder” is the only cover tune on the album, although, as Hammond acknowledges in his liner notes, “White Onions” is “a bluesy Hammond/Finnerty composition reminiscent of `Green Onions.'” In closing, happy holidaze to one and all. You can send greetings to me at mzkjr@yahoo.com

Musikmesse 2013 Jon Hammond Celebrates 27 years Musikmesse Warm Up Party April 9 Dienstag Tuesday Night Jazzkeller Frankfurt and 60th
Birthday

Special Thanks Dankeschön Saray Pastanesi Bäckerei & Konditorei makes Jon Hammond’s custom Chocolate Chocolate Cake
Happy 60th Birthday Jon Hammond in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Musikmesse Warm Up Party !

Di. 09.04.

“The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
Musikmesse “Warm Up Party”
Jon Hammond & Band

Jon Hammond (aus New York City) – organ
Joe Berger – guitar
Tony Lakatos – 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 jonhammondband.com/music

More Jon Hammond, klick: http://behindthebeat

These great black and white photos of Jon Hammond Band were shot by the great photographer Joachim Hildebrand Musikmesse Warm Up Party – on the band: Tony Lakatos tenor sax,

Giovanni Gulino drums,

Joe Berger guitar,

Jon Hammond organ

Youtube http://youtu.be/hozrJpHvV-4

Chocolate on Chocolate Cake Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt with Jon Hammond Band and special guests for this special occasion celebrating 25 years in Musikmesse.

Special acknowledgement of Wilhelm P. “Charly” Hosenseidl R.I.P. who was the Director of Musikmesse years 1989-2008 now Directed by Wolfgang Luecke, special thanks to Messe Frankfurt Projekt and Presse Team

Special Thanks to Thomas Eich TecAmp Fine Sounding 2 x 12 Neodymium Rig Powering Hammond Organ:

Jon Hammond onstage at Jazzkeller Frankfurt

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: James Wes Blues 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

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYLyoQYA?p=1 width=”320″ height=”270″]

Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt the night before Musikmesse kicks off

The Tradition Continues! 18th Year Musikmesse-Session – Wir Sehen Uns, ab 12 April Freitag Abend – Jon Hammond Band

21:00UHR
– Jazzkeller-Hofheim –
Joe Berger guitar
Peter Klohmann tenor sax
Totó Giovanni Gulino schlagzeug
Jon Hammond orgel
Youtube http://youtu.be/4JtoWjSFow0

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Band Little Wing

http://archive.org/details/JazzkellerHofheimJonHammondBandLittleWing

Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim, here paying tribute to Jimi Hendrix covering Little Wing
with Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Jon Hammond on Sk1 Hammond organ
*Note: When Jon Hammond was younger playing electric accordion he was known as The Jimi Hendrix of The Accordion,
see image 1971 age 18 http://www.accordionradio.com

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond unveiling Sk1

Downloaded 252 times

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondJonHammondFirstRoadTestSk1PocketFunk

Jon Hammond – Arriving for gig Jazzkeller Hofheim
Youtube http://youtu.be/vp7pNTp6seo
Jon Hammond Band Unveling and First Road Test of Sk1 combo organ Pocket Funk 1,759
Jon Hammond Band playing original composition “POCKET FUNK”
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – tenor sax
Giovanni Gulino – drums
Jon Hammond – Sk1 Hammond Suzuki stage keyboard weighs only 15 lbs. as opposed to 425 lbs.= B3 Organ
— at Jazzkeller Hofheim

Jon Hammond: Waterproof Hammond Organ and Lucky Frog Umbrella

Glasgow Scotland Prestwick Airport PIK — R.I.P. The Highlander Highland Express Airlines

– Jon Hammond
Youtube http://youtu.be/IlBtkj25nNo
15,192
Special thanks to First Officer and part owner Tony May and the Crew of this elegant bird the HIGHLANDER of HIGHLAND EXPRESS… — at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Hamburg St. Pauli — I’m not sure exactly why the proprietors of the famous Feldkeller presented me with this framed photo right off their wall of my friend Pico from the old Star Club

– it hangs on my wall now, Jon Hammond — at Feldkeller Bei Kitty Und Heini

Pico and Jon Hammond in front of Star Club sign for the Pico Schauspiel Musical at Delphi Music Theater

– great show with live music from The Rattles and Jon Hammond Band after show music — with The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, The Everly Brothers, Little Richard and Bo Diddley

“One More Thing”

— Turn up the microphone! Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond with Tony the Door Man and Oscar Meyers

– Boom Boom Room

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Flashback Video Then and Now Jon’s Journal Worldwide HammondCast

Jon’s Archive 1989 Indigo Blues Opener http://archive.org/details/JonHammondAndBernardPurdieTakingYouBackToYear1989IndigoBlues

Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie – then and now

As seen on the long-running NYC cable TV show The Jon Hammond Show –
Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men December 12, 1989
In Indigo Blues Club which was partly owned by Miles Davis at the time.
Downstairs in The Hotel Edison 221 West 46th Street New York City
Here on Jon’s band kicking it off are
Alex Foster tenor saxophone
Jack Wilkins guitar
Bernard Purdie drums
Jon Hammond at the B3 Organ
Camera by Joe Berger
http://www.HammondCast.com

L to R: Joey Morant, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond
Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSP3k6XVYwE

Bob Held the great sound man / live mixer

Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gorden Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

Model 826B art deco, one of my favorite table radios in my small collection of ancient tube radios (1955, I was 2 years old when it was first introduced by Emerson)

– this one wakes me up in the morning with news every 10 minutes and starts up the coffee percolator, love it and it’s hella’ stylish! – JH
http://www.kyouradio.org/news2.html
Jon Hammond’s Journal

to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster and Mick Gaffney at 78 Below

Alex Foster and Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Joey Morant, Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby keyboard vocals

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

802 Early Birds Monday Night Jazz Session HD 1080p

June 16, 2013

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: 802 Early Birds Monday Night Jazz Session HD 1080p

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammond802EarlyBirdsMondayNightJazzSessionHD1080p

This video takes place in the Local 802 Musicians Union New York City with organist Jon Hammond and Richard Clements at the piano. Later joined on drums by Rudy Lawless. Traditional Monday night Jazz session, early birds warming up the bandstand in 802 Club Room. Early bird gets the worm…and the second mouse gets the cheese!
http://www.HammondCast.com/ — at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/802-early-birds-monday-night-jazz-session-hd-6603712

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOTiCQA.x?p=1 width=”960″ height=”568″]

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXpkFBd2pSc

802 Early Birds Monday Night Jazz Session HD 1080p

iReport CNN http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-988807

DailyMotion Motionmaker http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x10xkta_802-early-birds-monday-night-jazz-session-hd_music#.UbzgqOsd7EI

organ, piano, early birds, standards, jazz session, local 802, musicians union, sk1, jon hammond, richard clements, rudy lawless

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: One Nighter in Louisville Kentucky Jon Hammond Band Plays Original Composition Six Year Itch

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondSixYearItchJonHammondBandinLouisvilleKentucky

Written by Jon Hammond “Six Year Itch” after 6 years of being on the air with The Jon Hammond Show TV Show now in 28th year. 
One night only in Louisville Kentucky Live In The Jazz Factory Featuring

Alex Budman tenor sax

Ronnie Smith Jr. drums 

John Bishop guitar

Jon Hammond organ


Thanks to all the folks who came out and packed the club for our one night in Louisville!

Sincerely,

Jon Hammond 


ASCAP Publishing JON HAMMOND International

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/six-year-itch-jon-hammond-band-in-louisville-kentucky-6307759

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOBgBMC.x?p=1 width=”720″ height=”433″]

ENCORES: Louisville Kentucky Jazz Factory – JON HAMMOND Band Jazzin By Martin Z. Kasdan Jr. Last year San Francisco-based organist Jon Hammond joined his buddy, Louisville guitarist John Bishop, for a night at the Jazz Factory. Hammond has just released Late Rent, on Ham-Berger-Friz Records, available at http://www.cityhallrecords.com/artist/HAMMOND,%20JON.htm if you can’t find it locally. In an e-mail to me, Hammond described this as “a record that took me 25 years to put together. The disc opens with “Late Rent,” a loping swinger and is followed by “Pocket Funk,” with a slightly Latin feel. “Late Rent” is reprised in a live take at the end of the CD. Lee Morgan’s funky “The Sidewinder” is the only cover tune on the album, although, as Hammond acknowledges in his liner notes, “White Onions” is “a bluesy Hammond/Finnerty composition reminiscent of `Green Onions.'” In closing, happy holidaze to one and all. You can send greetings to me at mzkjr@yahoo.com

Musikmesse 2013 Jon Hammond Celebrates 27 years Musikmesse Warm Up Party April 9 Dienstag Tuesday Night Jazzkeller Frankfurt and 60th
Birthday

Special Thanks Dankeschön Saray Pastanesi Bäckerei & Konditorei makes Jon Hammond’s custom Chocolate Chocolate Cake
Happy 60th Birthday Jon Hammond in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Musikmesse Warm Up Party !

Di. 09.04.

“The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
Musikmesse “Warm Up Party”
Jon Hammond & Band

Jon Hammond (aus New York City) – organ
Joe Berger – guitar
Tony Lakatos – 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 jonhammondband.com/music

More Jon Hammond, klick: http://behindthebeat

These great black and white photos of Jon Hammond Band were shot by the great photographer Joachim Hildebrand Musikmesse Warm Up Party – on the band: Tony Lakatos tenor sax,

Giovanni Gulino drums,

Joe Berger guitar,

Jon Hammond organ

Youtube http://youtu.be/hozrJpHvV-4

Chocolate on Chocolate Cake Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt with Jon Hammond Band and special guests for this special occasion celebrating 25 years in Musikmesse.

Special acknowledgement of Wilhelm P. “Charly” Hosenseidl R.I.P. who was the Director of Musikmesse years 1989-2008 now Directed by Wolfgang Luecke, special thanks to Messe Frankfurt Projekt and Presse Team

Special Thanks to Thomas Eich TecAmp Fine Sounding 2 x 12 Neodymium Rig Powering Hammond Organ:

Jon Hammond onstage at Jazzkeller Frankfurt

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: James Wes Blues 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

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYLyoQYA?p=1 width=”320″ height=”270″]

Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt the night before Musikmesse kicks off

The Tradition Continues! 18th Year Musikmesse-Session – Wir Sehen Uns, ab 12 April Freitag Abend – Jon Hammond Band

21:00UHR
– Jazzkeller-Hofheim –
Joe Berger guitar
Peter Klohmann tenor sax
Totó Giovanni Gulino schlagzeug
Jon Hammond orgel
Youtube http://youtu.be/4JtoWjSFow0

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Band Little Wing

http://archive.org/details/JazzkellerHofheimJonHammondBandLittleWing

Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim, here paying tribute to Jimi Hendrix covering Little Wing
with Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Jon Hammond on Sk1 Hammond organ
*Note: When Jon Hammond was younger playing electric accordion he was known as The Jimi Hendrix of The Accordion,
see image 1971 age 18 http://www.accordionradio.com

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond unveiling Sk1

Downloaded 252 times

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondJonHammondFirstRoadTestSk1PocketFunk

Jon Hammond – Arriving for gig Jazzkeller Hofheim
Youtube http://youtu.be/vp7pNTp6seo
Jon Hammond Band Unveling and First Road Test of Sk1 combo organ Pocket Funk 1,759
Jon Hammond Band playing original composition “POCKET FUNK”
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – tenor sax
Giovanni Gulino – drums
Jon Hammond – Sk1 Hammond Suzuki stage keyboard weighs only 15 lbs. as opposed to 425 lbs.= B3 Organ
— at Jazzkeller Hofheim

Jon Hammond: Waterproof Hammond Organ and Lucky Frog Umbrella

Glasgow Scotland Prestwick Airport PIK — R.I.P. The Highlander Highland Express Airlines

– Jon Hammond
Youtube http://youtu.be/IlBtkj25nNo
15,192
Special thanks to First Officer and part owner Tony May and the Crew of this elegant bird the HIGHLANDER of HIGHLAND EXPRESS… — at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Hamburg St. Pauli — I’m not sure exactly why the proprietors of the famous Feldkeller presented me with this framed photo right off their wall of my friend Pico from the old Star Club

– it hangs on my wall now, Jon Hammond — at Feldkeller Bei Kitty Und Heini

Pico and Jon Hammond in front of Star Club sign for the Pico Schauspiel Musical at Delphi Music Theater

– great show with live music from The Rattles and Jon Hammond Band after show music — with The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, The Everly Brothers, Little Richard and Bo Diddley

“One More Thing”

— Turn up the microphone! Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond with Tony the Door Man and Oscar Meyers

– Boom Boom Room

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Flashback Video Then and Now Jon’s Journal Worldwide HammondCast

Jon’s Archive 1989 Indigo Blues Opener http://archive.org/details/JonHammondAndBernardPurdieTakingYouBackToYear1989IndigoBlues

Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie – then and now

As seen on the long-running NYC cable TV show The Jon Hammond Show –
Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men December 12, 1989
In Indigo Blues Club which was partly owned by Miles Davis at the time.
Downstairs in The Hotel Edison 221 West 46th Street New York City
Here on Jon’s band kicking it off are
Alex Foster tenor saxophone
Jack Wilkins guitar
Bernard Purdie drums
Jon Hammond at the B3 Organ
Camera by Joe Berger
http://www.HammondCast.com

L to R: Joey Morant, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond
Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSP3k6XVYwE

Bob Held the great sound man / live mixer

Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gorden Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

Model 826B art deco, one of my favorite table radios in my small collection of ancient tube radios (1955, I was 2 years old when it was first introduced by Emerson)

– this one wakes me up in the morning with news every 10 minutes and starts up the coffee percolator, love it and it’s hella’ stylish! – JH
http://www.kyouradio.org/news2.html
Jon Hammond’s Journal

to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster and Mick Gaffney at 78 Below

Alex Foster and Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Joey Morant, Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby keyboard vocals

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Band performing original funky compositions Hip Hop Chitlins and Late Rent at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View CA

June 7, 2013

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Band performing original funky compositions Hip Hop Chitlins and Late Rent at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View CA

Jon Hammond at door to his air conditioned catered dressing room next to Taj Mahal’s dressing room

presented by BGP / Bill Graham Presents under the direction of Mick Brigden – New Orleans by The Bay Food and Music Festival

Jon Hammond’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondHipHopChitlinsandLateRentThemeSonginShorelineAmphitheatre

Jon Hammond Band performing original funky compositions Hip Hop Chitlins and
Late Rent at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View California near Google and Yahoo Headquarters – presented by BGP / Bill Graham Presents under the direction of Mick Brigden – New Orleans by The Bay Food and Music Festival with
tenor saxophonist Larry Schneider
James Preston drums
Barry Finnerty guitar
Jon Hammond B3 organ
© JH INTL ASCAP
http://www.HammondCast.com/
— at Shoreline Amphitheatre At Mountain View – Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoreline_Amphitheatre

Shoreline Amphitheatre is an outdoor amphitheater in Mountain View, California, USA, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The venue has a capacity of 22,500, with 6,500 reserved seats and 16,000 general admission on the lawn. When the parking lot is utilized for festival stages, the total capacity of the venue can reach 30,000.

“Shoreline”
Location Mountain View, California
Coordinates 37.426778°N 122.080733°WCoordinates: 37.426778°N 122.080733°W
Type Outdoor amphitheatre
Opened 1986
Owner Live Nation
Seating type reserved, lawn
Capacity 22,500

The amphitheatre was built in 1985-1986 by the city of Mountain View, in cooperation with local promoter Bill Graham, as part of the Shoreline Park project. Graham designed the amphitheatre to resemble The Grateful Dead’s “steal your face” logo. Each row of fixed seating at the amphitheatre has a pitch of three feet, providing ample legroom and space for dancing.
The premiere season was during the summer of 1986; it was planned to open with a concert by The Grateful Dead, who had to cancel as a result of Jerry Garcia’s coma. They first performed at Shoreline Amphitheater on October 2, 1987, and played a total of 39 concerts there. Shows from October 3, 1987, and June 16, 1990, were recorded and later released as a live album entitled View from the Vault, Volume Three.
Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe performed and recorded their live album An Evening of Yes Music Plus at Shoreline on September 9, 1989.
The Dave Matthews Band performed and recorded a show on July 6, 1997, which was later released as a live album entitled Live Trax Vol. 17.
The amphitheatre has also played host to music festivals, including The Vans Warped Tour, The Mayhem Festival, The Area:One and Area2 Festival, Lollapalooza, H.O.R.D.E., Projekt Revolution, Ozzfest and Lilith Fair.

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/hip-hop-chitlins-and-late-rent-theme-song-in-shoreline-amphitheatre-6324492

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*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Megafile Highest Quality Jazz Blues Video Ever 20 Gigabytes Up HD 1080p No X-Cess Baggage Blues Musikmesse Warm Up Party 2013 From Jon Hammond’s special Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondHD1080pNoX-CessBaggageBluesMusikmesseWarmUpParty2013



20 Gigabytes up, big thanks to my Youtube & Google Team friends Steve Grove and streaming media team – just like being there folks! Jon Hammond – dial the gear wheel up to 1080, enjoy, JH Original Blues Shuffle Composition “No X-Cess Baggage Blues” by Jon Hammond ©JH INTL/ASCAP at Jon’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party Jon Hammond Band: Tony Lakatos tenor sax Totó Giovanni Gulino drums Joe Berger guitar Jon Hammond organ Special thanks Thomas Eich TecAmp / THC Amplification – Jazzkeller Frankfurt Team Tony plays P.Mauriat Saxophones Joe Berger plays custom JJ Guitar Jon Hammond is playing the Sk1 Hammond organ Interview by Detlef Kinsler – Journal Frankfurt 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 Kultur JOURNAL FRANKFURT http://www.journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz Jon Hammond zum 27. Mal auf der Musikmesse Youtubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJO_eMmTCEs


Jon Hammond, Tony Lakatos, Totó Giovanni Gulino, Joe Berger





*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Get Back In The Groove in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Jon Hammond Band HD 720p Jon Hammond original composition Get Back In The Groove performed in Jazzkeller Frankfurt at Jon Hammond’s annual “Musikmesse Warm Up Party” hosted by Jon Hammond Band: Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone Joe Berger guitar Totó Giovanni Gulino drums Jon Hammond organhttps://archive.org/details/GetBackInTheGrooveInJazzkellerFrankfurtHd720p 


Musikmesse Warm Up Party Jon Hammond Band celebrating 27 years in Jazzkeller Frankfurt


Next: 2013 Summer NAMM Show Nashville Tennessee July 11, 12, 13

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQ20F_r2Xe8

Folks, thanks to Chobani Yogurt and Sing For Hope Foundation – here’s one of the 88 pianos in Times Square (I think it’s getting soaked now in heavy rain unless somebody covered it up!) Jon Hammond

Third Annual Sing for Hope Pianos Begins This Weekend in New York City
Two-Week Outdoor Art Installation of 88 Pianos Throughout Five Boroughs Kicks Off June 1
NEW YORK, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sing for Hope Pianos will return to the vibrant New York City streets this weekend. Beginning June 1, for two weeks, 88 pianos will be available for everyone to enjoy in public spaces throughout New York City’s five boroughs in support of the NYC-based non-profit Sing for Hope and its mission to provide “access to the arts for all.” Sing for Hope Pianos is made possible through the generous support of Chobani, Inc., maker of America’s No. 1 selling Greek Yogurt brand, and in collaboration with the City of New York. — at Times Square NYC

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: One Nighter in Louisville Kentucky Jon Hammond Band Plays Original Composition Six Year Itch

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondSixYearItchJonHammondBandinLouisvilleKentucky

Written by Jon Hammond “Six Year Itch” after 6 years of being on the air with The Jon Hammond Show TV Show now in 28th year. 
One night only in Louisville Kentucky Live In The Jazz Factory Featuring

Alex Budman tenor sax

Ronnie Smith Jr. drums 

John Bishop guitar

Jon Hammond organ


Thanks to all the folks who came out and packed the club for our one night in Louisville!

Sincerely,

Jon Hammond 


ASCAP Publishing JON HAMMOND International

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/six-year-itch-jon-hammond-band-in-louisville-kentucky-6307759

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ENCORES: Louisville Kentucky Jazz Factory – JON HAMMOND Band Jazzin By Martin Z. Kasdan Jr. Last year San Francisco-based organist Jon Hammond joined his buddy, Louisville guitarist John Bishop, for a night at the Jazz Factory. Hammond has just released Late Rent, on Ham-Berger-Friz Records, available at http://www.cityhallrecords.com/artist/HAMMOND,%20JON.htm if you can’t find it locally. In an e-mail to me, Hammond described this as “a record that took me 25 years to put together. The disc opens with “Late Rent,” a loping swinger and is followed by “Pocket Funk,” with a slightly Latin feel. “Late Rent” is reprised in a live take at the end of the CD. Lee Morgan’s funky “The Sidewinder” is the only cover tune on the album, although, as Hammond acknowledges in his liner notes, “White Onions” is “a bluesy Hammond/Finnerty composition reminiscent of `Green Onions.'” In closing, happy holidaze to one and all. You can send greetings to me at mzkjr@yahoo.com

Musikmesse 2013 Jon Hammond Celebrates 27 years Musikmesse Warm Up Party April 9 Dienstag Tuesday Night Jazzkeller Frankfurt and 60th
Birthday

Special Thanks Dankeschön Saray Pastanesi Bäckerei & Konditorei makes Jon Hammond’s custom Chocolate Chocolate Cake
Happy 60th Birthday Jon Hammond in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Musikmesse Warm Up Party !

Di. 09.04.

“The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
Musikmesse “Warm Up Party”
Jon Hammond & Band

Jon Hammond (aus New York City) – organ
Joe Berger – guitar
Tony Lakatos – 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 jonhammondband.com/music

More Jon Hammond, klick: http://behindthebeat

These great black and white photos of Jon Hammond Band were shot by the great photographer Joachim Hildebrand Musikmesse Warm Up Party – on the band: Tony Lakatos tenor sax,

Giovanni Gulino drums,

Joe Berger guitar,

Jon Hammond organ

Youtube http://youtu.be/hozrJpHvV-4

Chocolate on Chocolate Cake Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt with Jon Hammond Band and special guests for this special occasion celebrating 25 years in Musikmesse.

Special acknowledgement of Wilhelm P. “Charly” Hosenseidl R.I.P. who was the Director of Musikmesse years 1989-2008 now Directed by Wolfgang Luecke, special thanks to Messe Frankfurt Projekt and Presse Team

Special Thanks to Thomas Eich TecAmp Fine Sounding 2 x 12 Neodymium Rig Powering Hammond Organ:

Jon Hammond onstage at Jazzkeller Frankfurt

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: James Wes Blues 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

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Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt the night before Musikmesse kicks off

The Tradition Continues! 18th Year Musikmesse-Session – Wir Sehen Uns, ab 12 April Freitag Abend – Jon Hammond Band

21:00UHR
– Jazzkeller-Hofheim –
Joe Berger guitar
Peter Klohmann tenor sax
Totó Giovanni Gulino schlagzeug
Jon Hammond orgel
Youtube http://youtu.be/4JtoWjSFow0

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Band Little Wing

http://archive.org/details/JazzkellerHofheimJonHammondBandLittleWing

Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim, here paying tribute to Jimi Hendrix covering Little Wing
with Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Jon Hammond on Sk1 Hammond organ
*Note: When Jon Hammond was younger playing electric accordion he was known as The Jimi Hendrix of The Accordion,
see image 1971 age 18 http://www.accordionradio.com

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond unveiling Sk1

Downloaded 252 times

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondJonHammondFirstRoadTestSk1PocketFunk

Jon Hammond – Arriving for gig Jazzkeller Hofheim
Youtube http://youtu.be/vp7pNTp6seo
Jon Hammond Band Unveling and First Road Test of Sk1 combo organ Pocket Funk 1,759
Jon Hammond Band playing original composition “POCKET FUNK”
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – tenor sax
Giovanni Gulino – drums
Jon Hammond – Sk1 Hammond Suzuki stage keyboard weighs only 15 lbs. as opposed to 425 lbs.= B3 Organ
— at Jazzkeller Hofheim

Jon Hammond: Waterproof Hammond Organ and Lucky Frog Umbrella

Glasgow Scotland Prestwick Airport PIK — R.I.P. The Highlander Highland Express Airlines

– Jon Hammond
Youtube http://youtu.be/IlBtkj25nNo
15,192
Special thanks to First Officer and part owner Tony May and the Crew of this elegant bird the HIGHLANDER of HIGHLAND EXPRESS… — at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Hamburg St. Pauli — I’m not sure exactly why the proprietors of the famous Feldkeller presented me with this framed photo right off their wall of my friend Pico from the old Star Club

– it hangs on my wall now, Jon Hammond — at Feldkeller Bei Kitty Und Heini

Pico and Jon Hammond in front of Star Club sign for the Pico Schauspiel Musical at Delphi Music Theater

– great show with live music from The Rattles and Jon Hammond Band after show music — with The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, The Everly Brothers, Little Richard and Bo Diddley

“One More Thing”

— Turn up the microphone! Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond with Tony the Door Man and Oscar Meyers

– Boom Boom Room

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Flashback Video Then and Now Jon’s Journal Worldwide HammondCast

Jon’s Archive 1989 Indigo Blues Opener http://archive.org/details/JonHammondAndBernardPurdieTakingYouBackToYear1989IndigoBlues

Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie – then and now

As seen on the long-running NYC cable TV show The Jon Hammond Show –
Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men December 12, 1989
In Indigo Blues Club which was partly owned by Miles Davis at the time.
Downstairs in The Hotel Edison 221 West 46th Street New York City
Here on Jon’s band kicking it off are
Alex Foster tenor saxophone
Jack Wilkins guitar
Bernard Purdie drums
Jon Hammond at the B3 Organ
Camera by Joe Berger
http://www.HammondCast.com

L to R: Joey Morant, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond
Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSP3k6XVYwE

Bob Held the great sound man / live mixer

Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gorden Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

Model 826B art deco, one of my favorite table radios in my small collection of ancient tube radios (1955, I was 2 years old when it was first introduced by Emerson)

– this one wakes me up in the morning with news every 10 minutes and starts up the coffee percolator, love it and it’s hella’ stylish! – JH
http://www.kyouradio.org/news2.html
Jon Hammond’s Journal

to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster and Mick Gaffney at 78 Below

Alex Foster and Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Joey Morant, Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby keyboard vocals

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

L to R: Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby, (back) L Leon Pendarvis

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster and L Leon Pendarvis at 78 Below

L to R: Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Bernard Purdie, Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Bernard Purdie (pointing), Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

Bernard Purdie drums, Jon Hammond at the B3 organ in Mikell’s – then and now

L to R: Alex Foster, Roy Bennett, Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Soulful David Fathead Newman Saxophone with Bernard Purdie and Jon Hammond at B3 organ Rare Recording Georgia

From Jon Hammond Archive Georgia Rare Film

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondDavidFatheadNewman_BernardPurdie_JonHammond-GEORGIA

David Fathead Newman tenor saxophonist

Soulful Jon Hammond at B3 organ

Shoreline Amphitheatre, Chitlins, Late Rent, B3 organ, Sk1, Jon Hammond, Funky Jazz, BGP, Bill Graham Presents, Mick Brigden, ASCAP, Local 802, Musicians Union

One Nighter in Louisville Kentucky Jon Hammond Band Plays Original Composition Six Year Itch

June 6, 2013

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: One Nighter in Louisville Kentucky Jon Hammond Band Plays Original Composition Six Year Itch

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondSixYearItchJonHammondBandinLouisvilleKentucky

Written by Jon Hammond “Six Year Itch” after 6 years of being on the air with The Jon Hammond Show TV Show now in 28th year. 
One night only in Louisville Kentucky Live In The Jazz Factory Featuring

Alex Budman tenor sax

Ronnie Smith Jr. drums 

John Bishop guitar

Jon Hammond organ


Thanks to all the folks who came out and packed the club for our one night in Louisville!

Sincerely,

Jon Hammond 


ASCAP Publishing JON HAMMOND International

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/six-year-itch-jon-hammond-band-in-louisville-kentucky-6307759

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOBgBMC.x?p=1 width=”720″ height=”433″]

ENCORES: Louisville Kentucky Jazz Factory – JON HAMMOND Band Jazzin By Martin Z. Kasdan Jr. Last year San Francisco-based organist Jon Hammond joined his buddy, Louisville guitarist John Bishop, for a night at the Jazz Factory. Hammond has just released Late Rent, on Ham-Berger-Friz Records, available at http://www.cityhallrecords.com/artist/HAMMOND,%20JON.htm if you can’t find it locally. In an e-mail to me, Hammond described this as “a record that took me 25 years to put together. The disc opens with “Late Rent,” a loping swinger and is followed by “Pocket Funk,” with a slightly Latin feel. “Late Rent” is reprised in a live take at the end of the CD. Lee Morgan’s funky “The Sidewinder” is the only cover tune on the album, although, as Hammond acknowledges in his liner notes, “White Onions” is “a bluesy Hammond/Finnerty composition reminiscent of `Green Onions.'” In closing, happy holidaze to one and all. You can send greetings to me at mzkjr@yahoo.com

Musikmesse 2013 Jon Hammond Celebrates 27 years Musikmesse Warm Up Party April 9 Dienstag Tuesday Night Jazzkeller Frankfurt and 60th
Birthday

Special Thanks Dankeschön Saray Pastanesi Bäckerei & Konditorei makes Jon Hammond’s custom Chocolate Chocolate Cake
Happy 60th Birthday Jon Hammond in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Musikmesse Warm Up Party !

Di. 09.04.

“The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
Musikmesse “Warm Up Party”
Jon Hammond & Band

Jon Hammond (aus New York City) – organ
Joe Berger – guitar
Tony Lakatos – 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 jonhammondband.com/music

More Jon Hammond, klick: http://behindthebeat

These great black and white photos of Jon Hammond Band were shot by the great photographer Joachim Hildebrand Musikmesse Warm Up Party – on the band: Tony Lakatos tenor sax,

Giovanni Gulino drums,

Joe Berger guitar,

Jon Hammond organ

Youtube http://youtu.be/hozrJpHvV-4

Chocolate on Chocolate Cake Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt with Jon Hammond Band and special guests for this special occasion celebrating 25 years in Musikmesse.

Special acknowledgement of Wilhelm P. “Charly” Hosenseidl R.I.P. who was the Director of Musikmesse years 1989-2008 now Directed by Wolfgang Luecke, special thanks to Messe Frankfurt Projekt and Presse Team

Special Thanks to Thomas Eich TecAmp Fine Sounding 2 x 12 Neodymium Rig Powering Hammond Organ:

Jon Hammond onstage at Jazzkeller Frankfurt

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: James Wes Blues 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

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYLyoQYA?p=1 width=”320″ height=”270″]

Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt the night before Musikmesse kicks off

The Tradition Continues! 18th Year Musikmesse-Session – Wir Sehen Uns, ab 12 April Freitag Abend – Jon Hammond Band

21:00UHR
– Jazzkeller-Hofheim –
Joe Berger guitar
Peter Klohmann tenor sax
Totó Giovanni Gulino schlagzeug
Jon Hammond orgel
Youtube http://youtu.be/4JtoWjSFow0

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Band Little Wing

http://archive.org/details/JazzkellerHofheimJonHammondBandLittleWing

Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim, here paying tribute to Jimi Hendrix covering Little Wing
with Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Jon Hammond on Sk1 Hammond organ
*Note: When Jon Hammond was younger playing electric accordion he was known as The Jimi Hendrix of The Accordion,
see image 1971 age 18 http://www.accordionradio.com

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond unveiling Sk1

Downloaded 252 times

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondJonHammondFirstRoadTestSk1PocketFunk

Jon Hammond – Arriving for gig Jazzkeller Hofheim
Youtube http://youtu.be/vp7pNTp6seo
Jon Hammond Band Unveling and First Road Test of Sk1 combo organ Pocket Funk 1,759
Jon Hammond Band playing original composition “POCKET FUNK”
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – tenor sax
Giovanni Gulino – drums
Jon Hammond – Sk1 Hammond Suzuki stage keyboard weighs only 15 lbs. as opposed to 425 lbs.= B3 Organ
— at Jazzkeller Hofheim

Jon Hammond: Waterproof Hammond Organ and Lucky Frog Umbrella

Glasgow Scotland Prestwick Airport PIK — R.I.P. The Highlander Highland Express Airlines

– Jon Hammond
Youtube http://youtu.be/IlBtkj25nNo
15,192
Special thanks to First Officer and part owner Tony May and the Crew of this elegant bird the HIGHLANDER of HIGHLAND EXPRESS… — at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Hamburg St. Pauli — I’m not sure exactly why the proprietors of the famous Feldkeller presented me with this framed photo right off their wall of my friend Pico from the old Star Club

– it hangs on my wall now, Jon Hammond — at Feldkeller Bei Kitty Und Heini

Pico and Jon Hammond in front of Star Club sign for the Pico Schauspiel Musical at Delphi Music Theater

– great show with live music from The Rattles and Jon Hammond Band after show music — with The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, The Everly Brothers, Little Richard and Bo Diddley

“One More Thing”

— Turn up the microphone! Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond with Tony the Door Man and Oscar Meyers

– Boom Boom Room

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Flashback Video Then and Now Jon’s Journal Worldwide HammondCast

Jon’s Archive 1989 Indigo Blues Opener http://archive.org/details/JonHammondAndBernardPurdieTakingYouBackToYear1989IndigoBlues

Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie – then and now

As seen on the long-running NYC cable TV show The Jon Hammond Show –
Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men December 12, 1989
In Indigo Blues Club which was partly owned by Miles Davis at the time.
Downstairs in The Hotel Edison 221 West 46th Street New York City
Here on Jon’s band kicking it off are
Alex Foster tenor saxophone
Jack Wilkins guitar
Bernard Purdie drums
Jon Hammond at the B3 Organ
Camera by Joe Berger
http://www.HammondCast.com

L to R: Joey Morant, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond
Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSP3k6XVYwE

Bob Held the great sound man / live mixer

Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gorden Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

Model 826B art deco, one of my favorite table radios in my small collection of ancient tube radios (1955, I was 2 years old when it was first introduced by Emerson)

– this one wakes me up in the morning with news every 10 minutes and starts up the coffee percolator, love it and it’s hella’ stylish! – JH
http://www.kyouradio.org/news2.html
Jon Hammond’s Journal

to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster and Mick Gaffney at 78 Below

Alex Foster and Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Joey Morant, Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby keyboard vocals

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

L to R: Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby, (back) L Leon Pendarvis

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster and L Leon Pendarvis at 78 Below

L to R: Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Bernard Purdie, Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Bernard Purdie (pointing), Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

Bernard Purdie drums, Jon Hammond at the B3 organ in Mikell’s – then and now

L to R: Alex Foster, Roy Bennett, Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Soulful David Fathead Newman Saxophone with Bernard Purdie and Jon Hammond at B3 organ Rare Recording Georgia

From Jon Hammond Archive Georgia Rare Film

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondDavidFatheadNewman_BernardPurdie_JonHammond-GEORGIA

David Fathead Newman tenor saxophonist

Soulful Jon Hammond at B3 organ

Rare vocal performance from drummer Bernard Purdie

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 in the old Zanzibar and Grill New York City

http://www.HammondCast.com

*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

Jon Hammond at the organ in Jazzkeller Frankfurt – Annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party Jon Hammond Band Hosting celebrating 27 years

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Head Phone 2013 by Jon Hammond HD 1080p

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondHeadPhone2013byJonHammond/

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZeSXqt9-3w

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/head-phone-2013-by-jon-hammond-6591842

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Jon Hammond original funk composition “Head Phone” performed at Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt, kicking off the 2013 Musikmesse the night before with many special friends in the house – this cut from the 2nd set, Joe Lamond President & CEO of NAMM in the house with the NAMM Team and friends from all over the world, P.Mauriat Saxophones Team from Taipei Taiwan and Poland – Bernie of Bernies Music Land Australia – Japan, Hungary, USA, France – like a United Nations convention with a giant chocolate chocolate birthday cake! Celebrating 27 years Musikmesse and 60 years old birthday boy Jon Hammond at the organ with Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone, Totó Giovanni Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar – special thanks to Thomas Eich for the super TecAmp bass rig with specially designed dual 12″ Neodymium speaker cabinet and TecAmp head powering Jon’s Sk1 Hammond organ – Jazzkeller Frankfurt Team, Messe Frankfurt – and the wonderful article with JH interview in Journal Frankfurt by Detlef Kinsler *in Deutsch: 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
Kultur –
JOURNAL FRANKFURTAlle NachrichtenKulturMy home away from home:
on Hammond zum 27. Mal auf der Musikmesse

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).
27. März 2013 Interview: Detlef Kinsler
Web: http://www.HammondCast.com/ ALL RIGHTS JON HAMMOND International / ASCAP

Dailymotion Motionmaker http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1055wa_head-phone-2013-by-jon-hammond-hd-1080p_music#.UZ4cEetAv6w

Detlef Kinsler (Journal Frankfurt / Frankfurter Rundschau) and Jon Hammond in Jazzkeller Frankfurt

Super Jenny Jennifer Schiele and Jon Hammond – Chocolate Chocolate Cake Action

Joe Lamond President & CEO of NAMM and Michael Falkenstein Leader of Hammond Deutschland – Chocolate Chocolate Cake Action

Jon Hammond Hammond Suzuki Artist and Tony Lakatos P.Mauriat Saxophones Artist 2013 Musikmesse

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: P.Mauriat Booth Jam FMS 2013 Day 3 Jazz and Blues Session Hall 4.1 E71 HD 1080p

One Nighter, Louisville Kentucky, Six Year Itch, Jon Hammond, Organ, Funky Jazz, Original Composition, ASCAP, Local 802, Musicians Union

Jon Hammond Flashback Video Then and Now Jon’s Journal Worldwide HammondCast

June 5, 2013

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Flashback Video Then and Now Jon’s Journal Worldwide HammondCast

Jon’s Archive 1989 Indigo Blues Opener http://archive.org/details/JonHammondAndBernardPurdieTakingYouBackToYear1989IndigoBlues

Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie – then and now

As seen on the long-running NYC cable TV show The Jon Hammond Show –
Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men December 12, 1989
In Indigo Blues Club which was partly owned by Miles Davis at the time.
Downstairs in The Hotel Edison 221 West 46th Street New York City
Here on Jon’s band kicking it off are
Alex Foster tenor saxophone
Jack Wilkins guitar
Bernard Purdie drums
Jon Hammond at the B3 Organ
Camera by Joe Berger
http://www.HammondCast.com

L to R: Joey Morant, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond
Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSP3k6XVYwE

Bob Held the great sound man / live mixer

Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gorden Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

Model 826B art deco, one of my favorite table radios in my small collection of ancient tube radios (1955, I was 2 years old when it was first introduced by Emerson)

– this one wakes me up in the morning with news every 10 minutes and starts up the coffee percolator, love it and it’s hella’ stylish! – JH
http://www.kyouradio.org/news2.html
Jon Hammond’s Journal

to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster and Mick Gaffney at 78 Below

Alex Foster and Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster at 78 Below

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Joey Morant, Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby keyboard vocals

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

L to R: Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby, (back) L Leon Pendarvis

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster and L Leon Pendarvis at 78 Below

L to R: Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Bernard Purdie, Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Bernard Purdie (pointing), Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

Bernard Purdie drums, Jon Hammond at the B3 organ in Mikell’s – then and now

L to R: Alex Foster, Roy Bennett, Gordon Edwards

– Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert
for James “Jimmy” Allen Smith – Jon Hammond

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Soulful David Fathead Newman Saxophone with Bernard Purdie and Jon Hammond at B3 organ Rare Recording Georgia

From Jon Hammond Archive Georgia Rare Film

http://archive.org/details/JonHammondDavidFatheadNewman_BernardPurdie_JonHammond-GEORGIA

David Fathead Newman tenor saxophonist

Soulful Jon Hammond at B3 organ

Rare vocal performance from drummer Bernard Purdie

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 in the old Zanzibar and Grill New York City

http://www.HammondCast.com

*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

Jon Hammond at the organ in Jazzkeller Frankfurt – Annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party Jon Hammond Band Hosting celebrating 27 years

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Head Phone 2013 by Jon Hammond HD 1080p

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondHeadPhone2013byJonHammond/

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZeSXqt9-3w

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/head-phone-2013-by-jon-hammond-6591842

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Jon Hammond original funk composition “Head Phone” performed at Jon Hammond’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt, kicking off the 2013 Musikmesse the night before with many special friends in the house – this cut from the 2nd set, Joe Lamond President & CEO of NAMM in the house with the NAMM Team and friends from all over the world, P.Mauriat Saxophones Team from Taipei Taiwan and Poland – Bernie of Bernies Music Land Australia – Japan, Hungary, USA, France – like a United Nations convention with a giant chocolate chocolate birthday cake! Celebrating 27 years Musikmesse and 60 years old birthday boy Jon Hammond at the organ with Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone, Totó Giovanni Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar – special thanks to Thomas Eich for the super TecAmp bass rig with specially designed dual 12″ Neodymium speaker cabinet and TecAmp head powering Jon’s Sk1 Hammond organ – Jazzkeller Frankfurt Team, Messe Frankfurt – and the wonderful article with JH interview in Journal Frankfurt by Detlef Kinsler *in Deutsch: 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
Kultur –
JOURNAL FRANKFURTAlle NachrichtenKulturMy home away from home:
on Hammond zum 27. Mal auf der Musikmesse

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).
27. März 2013 Interview: Detlef Kinsler
Web: http://www.HammondCast.com/ ALL RIGHTS JON HAMMOND International / ASCAP

Dailymotion Motionmaker http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1055wa_head-phone-2013-by-jon-hammond-hd-1080p_music#.UZ4cEetAv6w

Detlef Kinsler (Journal Frankfurt / Frankfurter Rundschau) and Jon Hammond in Jazzkeller Frankfurt

Super Jenny Jennifer Schiele and Jon Hammond – Chocolate Chocolate Cake Action

Joe Lamond President & CEO of NAMM and Michael Falkenstein Leader of Hammond Deutschland – Chocolate Chocolate Cake Action

Jon Hammond Hammond Suzuki Artist and Tony Lakatos P.Mauriat Saxophones Artist 2013 Musikmesse

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: P.Mauriat Booth Jam FMS 2013 Day 3 Jazz and Blues Session Hall 4.1 E71 HD 1080p

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondP.MauriatBoothJamFMS2013Day3JazzandBluesSession

P.Mauriat Saxophones & Trumpets Booth Jazz and Blues Jam Session Frankfurt Musikmesse Day 3 with Jon Hammond at the organ with P.Mauriat Artists and Friends including (P.Mauriat Artists): Reiner Witzel alto saxophone, Klaus Wangorsch trumpet, André de Laat tenor sax (Friends) Mike Smith alto saxophone, Genzo Okabe alto sax – special thanks / dankeschön to Thomas Eich for TecAmp bass amp saved the day (again) Thanks Thomas! P.Mauriat founder Alex Mingmann Hsieh – very honored by my friend’s presence (shown in 2nd song) Mr. Kim Myung Hyun from Seoul Koria and P.Mauriat International Team Agnieszka Obrebska, David Kornusov, Yu Yang Lin aka Neo, Eric Hsu, Messe Frankfurt – Go For The Sound P Mauriat HQ! – JH
Day 2 LINK http://www.pmauriatmusic.com/en/news/4-events-news/265-p-mauriat-jazz-jam

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RU8kRe-SdX0

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/p-mauriat-booth-jam-fms-2013-day-3-jazz-and-blues-session-hall-4-1-e71-6589760

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Dailymotion motionmaker http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x101h7f_p-mauriat-booth-jam-fms-2013-day-3-hall-4-1-e71-hd-720p_music#.UZmzPpXfgyF

R.I.P. Jerry Garcia – I took this photo of Jerry in Paris France 1981, it was my very first trip to Europe – my friends The Grateful Dead were playing The Hippodrome Paris, France – October 17, 1981 – Jon Hammond

Jerry’s Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Garcia
Jerome John “Jerry” Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American musician who was best known for his lead guitar work, singing and songwriting with the band the Grateful Dead.[1][2] Though he disavowed the role, Garcia was viewed by many as the leader or “spokesman” of the group.
One of its founders, Garcia performed with the Grateful Dead for their entire thirty-year career (1965–1995). Garcia also founded and participated in a variety of side projects, including the Saunders-Garcia Band (with longtime friend Merl Saunders), Jerry Garcia Band, Old and in the Way, the Garcia/Grisman acoustic duo, Legion of Mary, and the New Riders of the Purple Sage (which Garcia co-founded with John Dawson and David Nelson).[1] He also released several solo albums, and contributed to a number of albums by other artists over the years as a session musician. He was well known by many for his distinctive guitar playing and was ranked 13th in Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” cover story…

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: 2013 Musikmesse Warm Up Party Blues In The Jazzkeller HD 1080p

Joe Lamond President & CEO of NAMM with Jon and Jo

Jon’s Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammond2013MusikmesseWarmUpPartyBluesInTheJazzkeller/

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/2013-musikmesse-warm-up-party-blues-in-the-jazzkeller-6589275

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151431330407102

Flashback, Video, Then and Now, 78 Below, Bernard Purdie, Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Late Rent, Blues, Jazz, B3 organ, Sk1, ASCAP, Local 802, Musicians Union, Mikell’s

Megafile Highest Quality Jazz Blues Video Ever 20 Gigabytes Up HD 1080p No X-Cess Baggage Blues Musikmesse Warm Up Party 2013

June 2, 2013

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Megafile Highest Quality Jazz Blues Video Ever 20 Gigabytes Up HD 1080p No X-Cess Baggage Blues Musikmesse Warm Up Party 2013

From Jon Hammond’s special Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondHD1080pNoX-CessBaggageBluesMusikmesseWarmUpParty2013

20 Gigabytes up, big thanks to my Youtube & Google Team friends Steve Grove and streaming media team – just like being there folks! Jon Hammond – dial the gear wheel up to 1080, enjoy, JH
Original Blues Shuffle Composition “No X-Cess Baggage Blues” by Jon Hammond ©JH INTL/ASCAP at Jon’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party
Jon Hammond Band:
Tony Lakatos tenor sax
Totó Giovanni Gulino drums
Joe Berger guitar
Jon Hammond organ
Special thanks Thomas Eich TecAmp / THC Amplification – Jazzkeller Frankfurt Team
Tony plays P.Mauriat Saxophones
Joe Berger plays custom JJ Guitar
Jon Hammond is playing the Sk1 Hammond organ
Interview by Detlef Kinsler – Journal Frankfurt
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
Kultur
JOURNAL FRANKFURT

http://www.journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz

Jon Hammond zum 27. Mal auf der Musikmesse

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJO_eMmTCEs

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Get Back In The Groove in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Jon Hammond Band HD 720p

Jon Hammond original composition Get Back In The Groove performed in Jazzkeller Frankfurt at Jon Hammond’s annual “Musikmesse Warm Up Party” hosted by Jon Hammond Band:
Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone
Joe Berger guitar
Totó Giovanni Gulino drums
Jon Hammond organ

https://archive.org/details/GetBackInTheGrooveInJazzkellerFrankfurtHd720p

Special thanks to Thomas Eich TecAmp / THC Amplification for the special bass rig powering Jon’s Sk1 Hammond organ – P.Mauriat Saxophones Team, Eugen Hahn Jazzkeller Frankfurt Team, from NAMM – Joe Lamond, Betty Heywood, Kevin Cranley – Bernie Capicchiano of Bernies Music Land Australia, Michael Falkenstein Hammond Deutschland and Suzuki Musical Instruments – celebrating 27th year Musikmesse and Jon Hammond’s 60th birthday with chocolate chocolate cake baked by Saray Pastanesi bakery on the Mainzer Landstr.
http://www.jonhammondband.com

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/get-back-in-the-groove-in-jazzkeller-frankfurt-hd-6584550

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*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: P.Mauriat Blues and Jazz Session FMS 2013 with Jon Hammond – HD 720p

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P.Mauriat Blues and Jazz Session – Go For The Sound – FMS 2013 with Jon Hammond and P.Mauriat Artists on this session including: Tony Lakatos, Arno Haas, Reiner Witzel, Walter Calafiore – special thanks to main man Alex Mingmann Hsieh and P.Mauriat Team Agnieszka Obrebska, David Kornusov, Yu Yang Lin aka Neo, Eric Hsu – Thomas Eich special TecAmp Bass Amplifier with custom Neodymium speaker saved the day, thank you Thomas! Special dankeschön Wolfgang Lücke fearless Leader of Musikmesse & ProLight + Sound Messe Frankfurt Presse Team and Michael Falkenstein Hammond Deutschland, Bernie Capicchiano Bernies Music Land Australia in the house, Suzuki Hammond Team from Hamamatsu Japan, sincerely, Jon Hammond – plays Hammond Sk1 organ worldwide HammondCast
http://www.pmauriatmusic.com/en/news/4-events-news/262-thank-you-for-visiting-and-see-you-in-music-china — with Reiner Witzel, Arno Haas, Tony Lakatos, Agnieszka Obrebska, Pmauriat Albest, Walter Calafiore, P Mauriat HQ, Peggy Behling, Alex Mingmann Hsieh, Yu Yang Lin and Michael Falkenstein at musikmesse

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*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Lydia’s Tune by Jon Hammond Band at Jon’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party

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Jon Hammond Band – Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond organ, Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone by P.Mauriat, Totó Giovanni Guilino drums, Joe Berger guitar

Super Jenny Jennifer Schiele thanks for perfect cake cutting! – Jon Hammond

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Lydia’s Tune 2013 Jazzkeller Musikmesse Warm Up Party – Jon’s annual party and concert in the famous Jazzkeller Frankfurt. Original composition written by Jon Hammond in Paris France 1981 from his first album Late Rent.
Tony Lakatos tenor sax
Totó Giovanni Gulino drums
Joe Berger guitar
Jon Hammond organ – the new Hammond Sk1 organ through a TecAmp bass rig with double 12″ Neodymium speaker cabinet designed by Thomas Eich, thank you Thomas!
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Special thanks Detlef Kinsler – Journal Frankfurt – interview with Jon Hammond
http://www.journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz
Kultur
JOURNAL FRANKFURTAlle Nachrichten
MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME
Jon Hammond zum 27. Mal auf der Musikmesse
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”
Cont. 27. März 2013 Interview Detlef Kinsler

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*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Late Rent 2013 Musikmesse Warm Up Party Jon Hammond Band in famous Jazzkeller Frankfurt

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Late Rent 2013 Musikmesse Warm Up Party — Jon Hammond Band plays the theme song for long-running New York TV Show
The Jon Hammond Show at Jon’s annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in the famous old Jazzkeller Frankfurt:
Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone
Totó Giovanni Gulino drums
Joe Berger guitar
Jon Hammond organ
©JH INTL ASCAP – Late Rent – Behind The Beat
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Special Thanks / Dankeschön Thomas Eich Tecamp / THC amplification, Detlef Kinsler – Journal Frankfurt journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz
Kultur
JOURNAL FRANKFURT Alle Nachrichten Kultur My home away from home – Interview: Detlef Kinsler
Jon Hammond zum 27. Mal auf der Musikmesse
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”…cont.
*excerpt: 27. März 2013 Interview: Detlef Kinsler

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Photo: Joe Lamond President and CEO of NAMM, Jon Hammond, Joe Berger onstage at Jazzkeller Frankfurt

Happy Birthday Jon Hammond! Celebrating 27 years Musikmesse Warm Up Party in the famous Jazzkeller Frankfurt

Special thanks / dankeschön best bakery in Frankfurt “Saray Pastanesi” on the Mainzer Landstr., the cake was a masterpiece
(every year!)

*Super Jenny – Jennifer Schiele there with Michael Falkenstein on the job cutting perfect slices for our very special guests, thanks Super Jenny!

Jon Hammond traveling by Deutsche Bahn ICE train

Jon Hammond Band annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party 2013 Blues

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