NAMM Show Jazz Blues on 80th Anniversary of the Hammond Organ – Jon Hammond Band Performance Info
Announcing Jon Hammond Band News: Welcoming Bernard Purdie back to the bandstand for 80th Anniversary of Hammond Organs and Hall of Fame night in Hilton Hotel Lobby 2014 NAMM Show – 4th band up after Brian Auger Oblivion Express – lineup will be Joe Berger guitar, Bernard Purdie drums, Jon Hammond B3 organ and tenor saxophonist tba – http://www.jonhammondband.com/news.html
*WATCH VIDEO HERE: NAMM Show Jazz Blues on 80th Anniversary of the Hammond Organ – Jon Hammond Band
Jon’s archive https://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
This year Dom Famularo will be playing drums first time on Jon Hammond Band folks, this is going to be amazing!
L to R: Jon Hammond, Joe Berger, Tony Arambarri
Folks, remembering the late great John Entwistle today bassist of The Who! Joe Berger introduced us in Frankfurt Musikmesse 1987 – here we are in 1988 in Franfurt – R.I.P. John!
– Jon Hammond Band
John Alec Entwistle (9 October 1944 – 27 June 2002) was a British musician, songwriter, singer, film and music producer, who was best known as the bass guitarist for British rock band The Who. He was the only member of the band to have formal musical training. His aggressive lead sound influenced many rock bass players. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Who in 1990.
John Entwistle’s instrumental approach used pentatonic lead lines, and a then-unusual trebly sound (“full treble, full volume”) created by roundwound RotoSound steel bass strings. He was nicknamed “The Ox”, as well as “Thunderfingers” – because his digits became a blur across the four-string fretboard. In 2011, a Rolling Stone reader poll selected him as the greatest bassist of all time. The Biography Channel has declared that John Entwistle is considered by many to be the best bass guitarist that ever lived, and that it is often said that he did for the bass what Jimi Hendrix did for the guitar.
irth name John Alec Entwistle
Also known as The Ox, Thunderfingers, The Quiet One, Big Johnny Twinkle
Born 9 October 1944
Chiswick, London, England
Died 27 June 2002 (aged 57)
Paradise, Nevada, United States
Genres Rock, art rock, hard rock, power pop
Occupations Musician, songwriter, record producer, musical arranger
Instruments Bass guitar, vocals, French horn, keyboards, piano, trumpet, double bass, harmonica, jaw harp, bugle, percussion, eight-string bass guitar
Years active 1961–2002
Labels Polydor, MCA, ATCO Records, Track Records, Griffin Music
Associated acts The Who, The John Entwistle Band, Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Gov’t Mule, Led Zeppelin, The Fabulous Poodles, Susanna Hoffs, Tipton, Entwistle & Powell, Téléphone
Entwistle was born on 9 October 1944 in Chiswick, a suburb of London. He was an only child. His father, Herbert, played trumpet and his mother, Queenie Maud (29 November 1922 – 4 March 2011), played piano. His parents’ marriage failed soon after he was born, and he was mostly raised by his grandparents in South Acton. Divorce was uncommon in the 1940s, and this contributed to Entwistle becoming reserved and socialising little.
His musical career began aged 7, when he started piano lessons. He did not enjoy the experience and after joining Acton County Grammar School aged 11, switched to the trumpet, moving to french horn when he joined the Middlesex School’s Symphony Orchestra. He met Pete Townshend in the second year of school, and the two formed a trad jazz band, The Confederates. The group only played one gig together, before they decided that rock ‘n’ roll was a more attractive prospect. Entwistle, in particular, was having difficulty hearing his trumpet with bands, and decided to switch to playing guitar. However, due to his large fingers, and also his fondness for the low guitar tones of Duane Eddy, he decided to take up the bass. He made his own instrument at home, and soon attracted the attention of Roger Daltrey, who had been the year above Entwistle at Acton County, but had since left to work in sheet metal. Daltrey was aware of Entwistle’s reputation and asked him to join as bassist for his band, The Detours.
After joining the Detours, Entwistle played a major role in encouraging Pete Townshend’s budding talent on the guitar, and insisting that Townshend be admitted into the band as well. Eventually, Roger Daltrey fired all the members of his band with the exception of Entwistle, Townshend and the drummer, Doug Sandom, although in Sandom’s case it was only because he had not yet found a drummer with sufficient talent to replace him. Upon the entry of Keith Moon to the band, Roger Daltrey relinquished the role of guitarist to Pete Townshend, instead becoming frontman and lead singer. The band considered several changes of name, temporarily performing as the High Numbers, and finally settling on the name The Who while Entwistle was still working as a tax clerk. When the band decided that the blond Roger Daltrey needed to stand out more from the others, Entwistle dyed his naturally golden hair black, and it remained so until the early 1980s.
Around 1963, John Entwistle played in a London band called The Initials for a short while; the band split when a planned resident engagement in Spain fell through.
In 1967, Entwistle married his childhood sweetheart Alison Wise and bought a large semi-detached home in Acton, filling it with all sorts of extraordinary artefacts, ranging from suits of armour to a tarantula spider. His eccentricity and taste for the bizarre was to remain with him throughout his life, and when he finally moved out of the city in 1978, to Stow-on-the-Wold in Gloucestershire, his 17-bedroom mansion, Quarwood, resembled a museum. It also housed one of the largest guitar collections belonging to any rock musician…cont.
— with Bernard Purdie
Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/HammondCast81
Danny Glover Actor Activist visiting with Jon Hammond on Jon’s radio program, touching on a whole range of topics of global importance and locally in San Francisco where the broadcast happened on 1550 AM KYCY and KYOU – revisiting concerts attended at Bill Graham’s Fillmore, talking about the music that inspired him while attending San Francisco State University, Chambers Brothers, Aretha Franklin, John Coltrane a shout out to saxophonist Ron Stallings (R.I.P.) and more, a truly incredible in-depth interview covering his work in movies, the ACT Theatre Group, United Nations and works of Richard Wright and his wife at Bomani Gallery. Jon Hammond website http://www.HammondCast.com 45 minutes 16 seconds
NAMM Show, Jazz, Blues, 80th Anniversary, Hammond Organ, Bernard Purdie, Hall of Fame, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond, Local 802, Musicians Union, Anaheim