Archive for October, 2015

Stevie Wonder Motown Big Influence on Jon Hammond Show Preview 10/31

October 31, 2015

*WATCH THE FILM HERE: Stevie Wonder Motown Big Influence on Jon Hammond Show Preview 10/31

Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond talking – Shuji Suzuki of Suzuki Musical Instruments looking on at The NAMM Show Anaheim CA

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/6842261031

by Jon Hammond

Published October 26, 2015
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Topics Public Access TV Program, Music, Jazz Orchestra, Big Band, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Community Channel 1, Preview, 10/31/2015, Jon Hammond Show, #HammondOrgan #B3

Jon Hammond Show Preview 10/31 MNN TV Channel 1 Community Channel Public Access TV 28 Minute Program – “Head Phone” was written by organist Jon Hammond and Arranged by Todd Anderson – Podcast of Session with Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra from the inner sanctum of Friends Seminary, 230 year old school K-12 on Manhattan’s East Side – Bob Rosen presiding over the Music Department. On guitar David Acker, drums Mike Campenni, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques trombones, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com/ – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – AFM Local 6 – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] Manhattan Neighborhood Network

David Acker (guitar) in the string section

It was really great to see both of my good friends, the Brothers – Andreas Sennheiser and Daniel Sennheiser recently, taking serious care of Sennheiser business at The NAMM Show…looking real good guys! We are very proud of you! Moving Sennheiser electronics GmbH & Co. KG (and Neumann microphones) in to the Future – Jon Hammond — at The NAMM Show.
Neumann microphones and Sennheiser microphones, wireless systems and headphones

— with Mike Campenni, Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen, Alfredo Marques, David Acker, Greg Ruvolo and Art Baron at Friends Seminary. – next segment “Pocket Funk” by Jon Hammond” The Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra plays POCKET FUNK by Jon Hammond (organ) – Arrangement by Todd Anderson (tenor saxophone) Bob Rosen (t.s.) Presiding over the Music Program Friends Seminary School – New York NY USA – David Acker guitar, Pat Hall trombone, Alfredo Marques trombone, Jim Piela saxophone, Charles Lee saxophone, Mike Campenni drums, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Art Baron trombone – more names coming – info: http://www.HammondCast.com ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network – next: “Lydia’s Tune” by Jon Hammond – Organist Jon Hammond composed this song in Paris France after flying there aboard Air France Concorde in year 1981, played here now with Meeting House Jazz Orchestra – Arranged and Conducted by tenor saxophonist Todd Anderson. Bob Rosen (tenor) presiding over the Music Program at Friends Seminary 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Greg Ruvolo takes the flugelhorn solo, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques trombones, David Acker guitar, Mike Campenni drums, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! Thank you for playing my song and those listening and watching this Podcast folks! Jon Hammond ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com/
TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM AFM Local 6 PROFILE http://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/ — with Alfredo Marques, Bob Rosen, Greg Ruvolo, Todd Anderson, Mike Campenni, Art Baron, David Acker, Charles Lee and AFM Local 6 at Friends Seminary. – next segment: “Have a Nice Day Blues” by Todd Anderson – Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra In Session: Have A Nice Day Blues © Todd Anderson – Friends Seminary School New York New York – Bob Rosen presiding over the Music Department, Jon Hammond at the organ, David Acker guitar, Mike Campenni drums, trombones: Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques, saxophones: Bob Rosen, Jim Piela, Charles Lee, Todd Anderson, trumpet section: Greg Ruvolo *more names coming! http://www.HammondCast.com
Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowCableAccessPreview0829ZeughausWismarMCTV1AirTime130AM

Youtube https://youtu.be/GpYaWbSaUmg

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by Jon Hammond

Published August 23, 2015
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Topics MCTV, Cable Access TV Show, MNN Channel 1, Preview, 08/29, Jon Hammond, #JoeFranklin #HammondOrgan #MecklenburgVorpommern #Bigband

Jon Hammond Show Cable Access Preview 08/29 Zeughaus Wismar MCTV 1 air time 1:30 AM with recent performance in Mecklenburg Vorpommern with LaJazzO MV in Zeughaus Wismar, ‘Band within a Bigband’ musical history, the classic MCTV 1, 32nd year on New York Manhattan Cable TV stations, now MNN Channel 1 very special show which got written up in Billboard Magazine by Kim Freeman #Billboard #CableAccess #HammondOrgan #MecklenburgVorpommern http://www.HammondCast.com same original time slot folks – outro by the late great Joe Franklin R.I.P. – *Note every frame of this show is embedded with i.d. information and copyrighted ©JON HAMMOND International

MNN Channel 1, Public Access Program, 28 minutes, Preview, Stevie Wonder, Meetinghouse, Big Band, Jazz Orchestra, Sennheiser, Stevie Wonder, Jon Hammond, #HammondOrgan #B3 #Sk1 #Funky #Jazz

Lydia’s Tune Vers. 1.0 Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra

October 29, 2015

*WATCH THE MOVIE HERE: Lydia’s Tune Vers. 1.0 Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LydiasTuneVers.1.0MeetinghouseJazzOrchestra

Youtube https://youtu.be/k8FkT_vP594

by Jon Hammond

Published October 27, 2015
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Topics Lydia’s Tune, Jazz Orchestra, Big Band, ASCAP Composer, Organist, Jon Hammond, Saxophones, Trombones, Trumpets, Friends Seminary, MNN TV, Cable Access Program, #HammondOrgan

First playing of the Todd Anderson arrangement of “Lydia’s Tune” by Jon Hammond – Organist Jon Hammond composed this song in Paris France after flying there aboard Air France Concorde in year 1981, played here now with Meeting House Jazz Orchestra – Arranged and Conducted by tenor saxophonist Todd Anderson. Bob Rosen (tenor) presiding over the Music Program at Friends Seminary​ 230 year old school established on Manhattan’s East Side – David Zalud trumpet, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron​, Alfredo Marques trombones, (guitar solo): David Acker guitar, Mike Campenni drums, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! Thank you for playing my song and those listening and watching this Podcast folks! Jon Hammond​ ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com/
TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN]​ – Manhattan Neighborhood Network​ – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM​ of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM AFM Local 6 PROFILE http://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/ — with Alfredo Marques, Bob Rosen, Greg Ruvolo, Todd Anderson, Mike Campenni, Art Baron, David Acker, Charles Lee and AFM Local 6 at Friends Seminary.

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

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Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153087510692102/?l=263651537168819272

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/FirstPlayDownOfLATERENTMeetinghouseJazzOrchestra

Youtube https://youtu.be/3q89-ukLvrE

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1278027

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/143181670

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Topics Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Big Band, Friends Seminary, Todd Anderson, Arrangements, Bob Rosen, Jon Hammond, Late Rent, ASCAP Composer, Cable TV program, #HammondOrgan

New York NY Friends Seminary –First Play Down of LATE RENT, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra session with Jon Hammond organ, arrangements by Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen presiding – as seen / heard on long running cable TV program Jon Hammond Show in Manhattan for 32 years – played down in the inner sanctum of the 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Friends Seminary School – Bob Rosen (tenor) has taught many young students the fine art of playing during his long tenure there. Todd Anderson is my Arranging and Composition teacher from Berklee College of Music 1973, long-time member of Ray Barretto’s Band, BMI Orchestra composer arranger – these are some of the finest musicians in New York City, enjoy this session! – Jon Hammond – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network http://www.HammondCast.com
— with David Acker, Bob Rosen, Todd Anderson, Charles Lee, Mike Campenni, Greg Ruvolo and Art Baron at Friends Seminary.

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LandesjugendjazzorchesterMecklenburgVorpommernUnderRehearsal

Published October 4, 2015
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Topics Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern #HammondOrgan #Jazz #Bigband #Schwerin #B3 #Sk1 Jon Hammond

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1274968

Youtube https://youtu.be/b5u6Rfu4Fho

Schwerin​ Germany — Rehearsal Day Film for program:
„Organ meets Bigband“ – LaJazzO MV feat. Jon Hammond (organ)
das Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LaJazzO MV) wieder im Klostergarten​ Rostock zu Gast – diesmal mit dem New Yorker Jazzorganisten Jon Hammond.
Das Jugendensemble steht synonym für den besten Jazznachwuchs aus ganz Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Als Projekt des Landesmusikrates M-V e. V. gibt es – gefördert vom NDR und dem Bildungsministerium M-V – den talentiertesten jungen Jazzern unseres Landes eine hervorragende Plattform für gemeinsames Musizieren. Musiker im Alter von 14-26 Jahren haben hier die Möglichkeit, unter professioneller Anleitung das musikalische Zusammenspiel in einem Jazzorchester und die Grundlagen der Improvisation zu erlernen. Vielen, heute erfolgreichen Musikern diente das Orchester bislang als Sprungbrett. Unter der Leitung des Trompeters und Jazzdozenten Michael Leuschner ist das LaJazzO zu einem beeindruckenden Klangkörper, einem musikalischen Aushängeschild für Mecklenburg-Vorpommern herangereift und spielt regelmäßig im Programm der Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern​
Nachdem sich in den vergangenen Jahren das LaJazzO MV mit den in der Big Band vorkommenden Instrumenten musikalisch auseinandersetzte, wird in 2015 die Jazzorgel musikalisch thematisiert werden. Unter dem Titel „Organ meets Big Band“ wird dieses sehr traditionsreiche Instrument der Jazzgeschichte in den Mittelpunkt der Konzertreihe im folgenden Jahr gestellt. Als Jazzinstrument wurde es von Fats Waller in den 30er Jahren eingeführt und hatte seine Hochzeit in den 50er Jahren durch seine Vertreter wie Jimmy Smith. Der international renommierte New Yorker Jazzorganist Jon Hammond wird zusammen mit dem LaJazzO MV unter der Leitung von Michael Leuschner den besonderen Charme dieses Instrumentes wieder zum Leben erwecken. Im Programm sind unter anderem Titel von Jimmy Smith, arrangiert von Steve Grey – eine Leihgabe aus dem Archiv der NDR Big Band​.
Jon Hammond​ studierte in den siebziger Jahren am Berklee College of Music​ und am City College San Francisco. Konzertreisen führten ihn quer durch die Vereinigten Staaten und Kanada. In seiner eigenen ‚Jon Hammond Show‘ spielte er mit Musikern wie Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge und vielen anderen. Auch in Europa fand und findet seine Musik unverändert viele Anhänger. Die Medien berichten wiederholt von einem unverwechselbaren und prägenden Sound. Jon Hammond hat u.a. auf der 20. Frankfurter musikmesse​ mitgewirkt und tritt vornehmlich in Hamburg auf. „The Jon Hammond Show“ is a funky, swinging Jazz instrumental revue, featuring notable international soloists and reflecting the influences of Miles Davis, The Crusaders and Jimmy Smith.
Leitung: Michael Leuschner
http://www.jazzclub-rostock.de/events/organ-meets-bigband-lajazzo-mv-feat-jon-hammond-organ/
HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language German

Jon’s archive http://ia801502.us.archive.org/8/items/6842261003/684226_1003.mp4

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1273397

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/140682109

Youtube https://youtu.be/2rM_x3kZBG8

Preview of Public Access TV Show Jon Hammond Show air time 10/03 – Jon Hammond Band with special guest Lee Oskar in jazzkeller Frankfurt, Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Totó Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Jon Hammond Band in The Savoy Lounge, “Pocket Funk” with Barry Finnerty guitar, Todd Anderson tenor saxophone, Joris Dudli drums, Jon Hammond at the B3 organ ©JON HAMMOND International http://www.HammondCast.com

Photo by Joachim Hildebrand

Photos by Joachim Hildebrand

Lydia’s Tune, Vers. 1.0, Jazz Orchestra, Big Band, Lydia’s Tune, Tumpets, Saxophones, #HammondOrgan #PublicAccessTV #JazzTV

Jon Hammond Show Preview 10/31 MNN TV Channel 1

October 27, 2015

*WATCH THE MOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Show Preview 10/31 MNN TV Channel 1

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/6842261031

by Jon Hammond – Air Time 10/31/2015 at 01:30 AM MNN TV and streaming worldwide from *LINK: http://www.mnn.org/live/1-community-channel

Community Channel – Where to watch:
FiOS : 33
RCN : 82
TWC : 34 & 1995

Published October 26, 2015
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Topics Public Access TV Program, Music, Jazz Orchestra, Big Band, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Community Channel 1, Preview, 10/31/2015, Jon Hammond Show, #HammondOrgan #B3

Youtube https://youtu.be/57MY8A4F0AA

Jon Hammond Show Preview 10/31 MNN TV Channel 1 Community Channel Public Access TV 28 Minute Program – “Head Phone” was written by organist Jon Hammond and Arranged by Todd Anderson – Podcast of Session with Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra from the inner sanctum of Friends Seminary, 230 year old school K-12 on Manhattan’s East Side

– Bob Rosen presiding over the Music Department. On guitar David Acker, drums Mike Campenni, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques trombones, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com/ – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – AFM Local 6 – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] Manhattan Neighborhood Network — with Mike Campenni, Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen, Alfredo Marques, David Acker, Greg Ruvolo and Art Baron at Friends Seminary. – next segment “Pocket Funk” by Jon Hammond” The Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra plays POCKET FUNK by Jon Hammond (organ) – Arrangement by Todd Anderson (tenor saxophone) Bob Rosen (t.s.) Presiding over the Music Program Friends Seminary School – New York NY USA – David Acker guitar, Pat Hall trombone, Alfredo Marques trombone, Jim Piela saxophone, Charles Lee saxophone, Mike Campenni drums, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Art Baron trombone – more names coming

It was really great to see both of my good friends, the Brothers – Andreas Sennheiser and Daniel Sennheiser recently, taking serious care of Sennheiser business at The NAMM Show…looking real good guys! We are very proud of you! Moving Sennheiser electronics GmbH & Co. KG (and Neumann microphones) in to the Future – Jon Hammond — at The NAMM Show.
Tags: Neumann microphones and Sennheiser

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1278984

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/143727299

– info: http://www.HammondCast.com ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network – next: “Lydia’s Tune” by Jon Hammond – Organist Jon Hammond composed this song in Paris France after flying there aboard Air France Concorde in year 1981, played here now with Meeting House Jazz Orchestra – Arranged and Conducted by tenor saxophonist Todd Anderson. Bob Rosen (tenor) presiding over the Music Program at Friends Seminary 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Greg Ruvolo takes the flugelhorn solo, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques trombones, David Acker guitar, Mike Campenni drums, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! Thank you for playing my song and those listening and watching this Podcast folks! Jon Hammond ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com/
TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM AFM Local 6 PROFILE http://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/ — with Alfredo Marques, Bob Rosen, Greg Ruvolo, Todd Anderson, Mike Campenni, Art Baron, David Acker, Charles Lee and AFM Local 6 at Friends Seminary. – next segment: “Have a Nice Day Blues” by Todd Anderson – Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra In Session: Have A Nice Day Blues © Todd Anderson – Friends Seminary School New York New York – Bob Rosen presiding over the Music Department, Jon Hammond at the organ, David Acker guitar, Mike Campenni drums, trombones: Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques, saxophones: Bob Rosen, Jim Piela, Charles Lee, Todd Anderson, trumpet section: Greg Ruvolo *more names coming! http://www.HammondCast.com
Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

13,397,226 views views Jon Hammond https://plus.google.com/+JonHammondhammondcast/posts

News-Port Landesjugendjazzorchester zu Gast in Penzlin
http://jonhammondsafternoonslide.blogspot.com/2015/10/news-port-landesjugendjazzorchester-zu.html
News-Port Landesjugendjazzorchester zu Gast in Penzlin *LINK: http://kultur-port.de/index.php/kunst-kultur-news/11864-landesjugendjazzorchester-zu-gast-in-penzlin.html Auch in diesem Jahr darf der schon zum Kult gewordene…

Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Jon Hammond compositions, Todd Anderson Arranger, Tenor saxophone, Big Band, Cable Access Program, #HammondOrgan #Jazz #Orchestra

HEAD PHONE Podcast Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra Session

October 24, 2015

*WATCH THE MOVIE HERE: HEAD PHONE Podcast Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra Session

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/HEADPHONEPodcastMeetinghouseJazzOrchestraSession

by Jon Hammond

Published October 23, 2015
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Topics Head Phone, Sennheiser, Superlux, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen, Jon Hammond, Horn Section, Funky Jazz, Friends Seminary, #HammondOrgan #HeadPhones

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1278572

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/143461502

Youtube https://youtu.be/c57WST4w-qQ

Facebook Video Vers. 2.0 Ultra HighDef HEAD PHONE Podcast Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra + #HammondOrgan Hammond Organist Jon Hammond covering bass: https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/1148019035226892/

“Head Phone” was written by organist Jon Hammond and Arranged by Todd Anderson – Podcast of Session with Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra from the inner sanctum of Friends Seminary, 230 year old school K-12 on Manhattan’s East Side – Bob Rosen presiding over the Music Department. On guitar David Acker, drums Mike Campenni, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Jim Piela saxophone, Jon Hammond organ & bass, Pat Hall, Art Baron, Alfredo Marques trombones, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – AFM Local 6 – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Published October 24, 2015
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Topics Head Phone, Sennheiser, Superlux, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen, Jon Hammond, Horn Section, Funky Jazz, Friends Seminary, ‪#‎HammondOrgan‬ ‪#‎HeadPhones‬
Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

This is my Lucky Day folks…I just had breakfast in Manhattan with Lee Houskeeper, friends from ‘real San Francisco CA’! Lee knows everybody worth knowing and is Chief Editor San Francisco Stories – Press Agent extraordinaire! Great to see you on this side of the good ol’ US of A Lee!

Jon Hammond *Note: Folks, Lee worked with some of my all-time favorite musical and political activist heroes including the late great Phil Ochs who was a huge inspiration to me, greatly missed! *Wiki:”Kansas City Bomber” is a song by Phil Ochs, a U.S. singer-songwriter best known for the protest songs he wrote in the 1960s.
In 1972, record producer Lee Housekeeper asked Ochs to write the theme song for the film Kansas City Bomber, a film about roller derby starring Raquel Welch.[1][2] Although Ochs enjoyed watching the sport on television, composing the song proved difficult, as Ochs was suffering from writer’s block.[1][2] At last, he made a demo, on which Micky Dolenz of The Monkees sang back-up vocals.[3]
Months later, Ochs was traveling in Australia. Housekeeper told him the film’s producers liked his demo, but it was not exactly what they were looking for. Ochs decided to make a new recording of the song, backed by the Australian rock band Daddy Cool.[4][5]
Ultimately, the film’s producers chose not to use the Ochs song in the soundtrack.[6] Nevertheless, he convinced his record company, A&M Records, to release it as a single. The record sold poorly.[6]
In the only known review of “Kansas City Bomber (song)”, Record World wrote that “progressives will find this a moody change of pace.”[7] Billboard included the single in its “Also Recommended” column.[8]
In 2001, writer Mark Brend described “Kansas City Bomber” as “unremarkable”.[9] Biographer Michael Schumacher wrote in 1996 that the song “was neither an admirable work nor an embarrassment”.[10]
Many Ochs fans never heard “Kansas City Bomber” before it was included in 1988’s The War Is Over: The Best of Phil Ochs. The song was also included in the 1997 collection American Troubadour.”

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LYDIASTUNEMeetinghouseJazzOrchestraPodcast

by Jon Hammond

Published October 22, 2015
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Topics Lydia’s Tune, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Todd Anderson Arrangement, Hammond Organist, Jon Hammond, Friends Seminary, 230 year old school, Manhattan, Paris France, Jon Hammond, #HammondOrgan

Jon Hammond Funk Unit
https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2016/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit-0
Artist Info
Jon
Jon Hammond
Organ / Organist Leader
Joe
Berger
guitar / guitarist
Dom
Famularo
drums / drummer
Alex
Budman
Tenor Saxophone / Saxophonist
Koei
Tanaka
Chromatic Harmonica / Master Chromatic Harmonica Player
Chuggy
Carter
Percussion / Percussionist
Genre:
Rock
Website:
http://www.jonhammondband.com
Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband
Endorsed By:
Hammond Suzuki
Artist Bio:
*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: #TheNAMMShow “White Onions” Jon Hammond Funk Unit NAMM Showcase Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/TheNAMMShowWhiteOnionsJonHammondFunkUnitNAMMShowcase

Youtube http://youtu.be/EKavYAXYYw4

#TheNAMMShow “White Onions” Jon Hammond Funk Unit NAMM Showcase lunch set https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2015/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit 23rd 2015 reprising 1989 Late Rent Sessions recording ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP with special guest Bernard Purdie drums, Leslie J. Carter percussion Jon Hammond organ (original members on record) featuring Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica from Tokyo Japan Suzuki world star, Joe Berger guitar JJ guitars, Alex Budman tenor saxophone Dom Famularo returning to the NAMM Stage – special thanks NAMM President CEO Joe Lamond, KHS Hercules folding stands – congratulations KHS America: Announces Acquisition of Hohner Inc. USA KHS America, Inc. has announced plans to acquire Hohner Inc. from Matth. Hohner GmbH in Trossingen, Germany. Hohner, Inc. is the exclusive North American provider of Hohner branded Harmonicas, Accordians, Melodicas, Guitars and Bluegrass Instruments; SONOR Drums and Orff Instruments, Lanikai and Kohala Ukuleles, H. Jimenez Guitars, Hohner Airboard, as well as Hohner Kids and Greentones children’s instrument brands. Transfer of ownership will take place today, January 12, 2015 – Jupiter Wind Instruments, XO Professional Brass, Mapex Drums, Majestic Concert Percussion, Hercules Stands and Aaltus Professional Flutes, the new KHS America Vimeo http://vimeo.com/117661543

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1208955

Jon Hammond Funk Unit Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152557856517102

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hammond Organ NAMM Extravaganza to take place Friday January 23 2015 Center Stage 12 Noon All Star Band Anaheim Convention Center

Organist Jon Hammond composed this song in Paris France after flying there aboard Air France Concorde​ in year 1981, played here now with Meeting House Jazz Orchestra – Arranged and Conducted by tenor saxophonist Todd Anderson​. Bob Rosen​ (tenor) presiding over the Music Program at Friends Seminary​ 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Greg Ruvolo​ takes the flugelhorn solo, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron​, Alfredo Marques​ trombones, David Acker​ guitar, Mike Campenni drums, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! Thank you for playing my song and those listening and watching this Podcast folks! Jon Hammond​ ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com
TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN]​ – Manhattan Neighborhood Network​ – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM​ AFM Local 6​ PROFILE http://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Youtube https://youtu.be/idKeKk2v_xU

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1278353

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/143381440

Facebook Video https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/vb.133709526657853/1147576505271145/?type=3&theater

*Photos courtesy of Elmar Lemes ©Elmar Lemes / Jon Hammond — with Jon Hammond at Friends Seminary.

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/FirstPlayDownOfLATERENTMeetinghouseJazzOrchestra

Topics Head Phone, Sennheiser, Superlux, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen, Jon Hammond, Horn Section, Funky Jazz, Friends Seminary, #HammondOrgan #HeadPhones

POCKET FUNK Podcast Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra

October 24, 2015

*WATCH THE MOVIE HERE: POCKET FUNK Podcast Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/POCKETFUNKMeetinghouseJazzOrchestra

by Jon Hammond

Published October 21, 2015
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Topics Pocket Funk, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen, Big Band, Jon Hammond, Cable TV Program, Friends Seminary School, New York NY

The Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra plays POCKET FUNK by Jon Hammond (organ) – Arrangement by Todd Anderson (tenor saxophone) Bob Rosen (t.s.) Presiding over the Music Program Friends Seminary School – New York NY USA – David Acker guitar, Pat Hall trombone, Alfredo Marques trombone, Jim Piela saxophone, Charles Lee saxophone, Mike Campenni drums, Greg Ruvolo trumpet, Art Baron trombone – more names coming – info: http://www.HammondCast.com ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network

Producer Jon Hammond
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English

Youtube https://youtu.be/_rgrXvify54

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153078286107102/?l=8126075562397390700

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/FirstPlayDownOfLATERENTMeetinghouseJazzOrchestra

Youtube https://youtu.be/3q89-ukLvrE

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1278027

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/143181670

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153076913992102/?l=5361029405989387037</a

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Topics Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Big Band, Friends Seminary, Todd Anderson, Arrangements, Bob Rosen, Jon Hammond, Late Rent, ASCAP Composer, Cable TV program, #HammondOrgan

New York NY Friends Seminary –First Play Down of LATE RENT, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra session with Jon Hammond organ, arrangements by Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen presiding – as seen / heard on long running cable TV program Jon Hammond Show in Manhattan for 32 years – played down in the inner sanctum of the 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Friends Seminary School – Bob Rosen (tenor) has taught many young students the fine art of playing during his long tenure there. Todd Anderson is my Arranging and Composition teacher from Berklee College of Music 1973, long-time member of Ray Barretto’s Band, BMI Orchestra composer arranger – these are some of the finest musicians in New York City, enjoy this session! – Jon Hammond – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network http://www.HammondCast.com
— with David Acker, Bob Rosen, Todd Anderson, Charles Lee, Mike Campenni, Greg Ruvolo and Art Baron at Friends Seminary.

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LandesjugendjazzorchesterMecklenburgVorpommernUnderRehearsal

Published October 4, 2015
Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern #HammondOrgan #Jazz #Bigband #Schwerin #B3 #Sk1 Jon Hammond

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1274968

Youtube https://youtu.be/b5u6Rfu4Fho

Schwerin​ Germany — Rehearsal Day Film for program:
„Organ meets Bigband“ – LaJazzO MV feat. Jon Hammond (organ)
das Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LaJazzO MV) wieder im Klostergarten​ Rostock zu Gast – diesmal mit dem New Yorker Jazzorganisten Jon Hammond.
Das Jugendensemble steht synonym für den besten Jazznachwuchs aus ganz Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Als Projekt des Landesmusikrates M-V e. V. gibt es – gefördert vom NDR und dem Bildungsministerium M-V – den talentiertesten jungen Jazzern unseres Landes eine hervorragende Plattform für gemeinsames Musizieren. Musiker im Alter von 14-26 Jahren haben hier die Möglichkeit, unter professioneller Anleitung das musikalische Zusammenspiel in einem Jazzorchester und die Grundlagen der Improvisation zu erlernen. Vielen, heute erfolgreichen Musikern diente das Orchester bislang als Sprungbrett. Unter der Leitung des Trompeters und Jazzdozenten Michael Leuschner ist das LaJazzO zu einem beeindruckenden Klangkörper, einem musikalischen Aushängeschild für Mecklenburg-Vorpommern herangereift und spielt regelmäßig im Programm der Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern​
Nachdem sich in den vergangenen Jahren das LaJazzO MV mit den in der Big Band vorkommenden Instrumenten musikalisch auseinandersetzte, wird in 2015 die Jazzorgel musikalisch thematisiert werden. Unter dem Titel „Organ meets Big Band“ wird dieses sehr traditionsreiche Instrument der Jazzgeschichte in den Mittelpunkt der Konzertreihe im folgenden Jahr gestellt. Als Jazzinstrument wurde es von Fats Waller in den 30er Jahren eingeführt und hatte seine Hochzeit in den 50er Jahren durch seine Vertreter wie Jimmy Smith. Der international renommierte New Yorker Jazzorganist Jon Hammond wird zusammen mit dem LaJazzO MV unter der Leitung von Michael Leuschner den besonderen Charme dieses Instrumentes wieder zum Leben erwecken. Im Programm sind unter anderem Titel von Jimmy Smith, arrangiert von Steve Gray – eine Leihgabe aus dem Archiv der NDR Big Band​.
Jon Hammond​ studierte in den siebziger Jahren am Berklee College of Music​ und am City College San Francisco. Konzertreisen führten ihn quer durch die Vereinigten Staaten und Kanada. In seiner eigenen ‚Jon Hammond Show‘ spielte er mit Musikern wie Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge und vielen anderen. Auch in Europa fand und findet seine Musik unverändert viele Anhänger. Die Medien berichten wiederholt von einem unverwechselbaren und prägenden Sound. Jon Hammond hat u.a. auf der 20. Frankfurter musikmesse​ mitgewirkt und tritt vornehmlich in Hamburg auf. „The Jon Hammond Show“ is a funky, swinging Jazz instrumental revue, featuring notable international soloists and reflecting the influences of Miles Davis, The Crusaders and Jimmy Smith.
Leitung: Michael Leuschner
http://www.jazzclub-rostock.de/events/organ-meets-bigband-lajazzo-mv-feat-jon-hammond-organ/
HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language German

Pocket Funk, Podcast, Schwerin, Friends Seminary, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, LaJazzO M-V, Saxophone, Trumpets, Cable TV Program, #HammondOrgan #ASCAP #Composer

Vers. 2.0 LYDIA’ S TUNE Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra Podcast

October 23, 2015

*WATCH THE MOVIE HERE: LYDIA’ S TUNE Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra Podcast

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LYDIASTUNEMeetinghouseJazzOrchestraPodcast

by Jon Hammond

Published October 22, 2015
Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Lydia’s Tune, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Todd Anderson Arrangement, Hammond Organist, Jon Hammond, Friends Seminary, 230 year old school, Manhattan, Paris France, Jon Hammond, #HammondOrgan

Organist Jon Hammond composed this song in Paris France after flying there aboard Air France Concorde​ in year 1981, played here now with Meeting House Jazz Orchestra – Arranged and Conducted by tenor saxophonist Todd Anderson​. Bob Rosen​ (tenor) presiding over the Music Program at Friends Seminary​ 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Greg Ruvolo​ takes the flugelhorn solo, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron​, Alfredo Marques​ trombones, David Acker​ guitar, Mike Campenni drums, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! Thank you for playing my song and those listening and watching this Podcast folks! Jon Hammond​ ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com
TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN]​ – Manhattan Neighborhood Network​ – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM​ AFM Local 6​ PROFILE http://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Youtube https://youtu.be/idKeKk2v_xU

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1278353

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/143381440

Facebook Video https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/vb.133709526657853/1147576505271145/?type=3&theater

*Photos courtesy of Elmar Lemes ©Elmar Lemes / Jon Hammond — with Jon Hammond at Friends Seminary.

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/FirstPlayDownOfLATERENTMeetinghouseJazzOrchestra

Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Todd Anderson conducting, Arranger, Bob Rosen, Friends Seminary, Hammond Organist, Podcast, Cable TV Show, #HammondOrgan #ASCAP #Composer

LYDIA’ S TUNE Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra Podcast

October 23, 2015

*WATCH THE MOVIE HERE: LYDIA’ S TUNE Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra Podcast

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LYDIASTUNEMeetinghouseJazzOrchestraPodcast

by Jon Hammond

Published October 22, 2015
Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Lydia’s Tune, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Todd Anderson Arrangement, Hammond Organist, Jon Hammond, Friends Seminary, 230 year old school, Manhattan, Paris France, Jon Hammond, #HammondOrgan

Organist Jon Hammond composed this song in Paris France after flying there aboard Air France Concorde​ in year 1981, played here now with Meeting House Jazz Orchestra – Arranged and Conducted by tenor saxophonist Todd Anderson​. Bob Rosen​ (tenor) presiding over the Music Program at Friends Seminary​ 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Greg Ruvolo​ takes the flugelhorn solo, Jim Piela saxophone, Pat Hall, Art Baron​, Alfredo Marques​ trombones, David Acker​ guitar, Mike Campenni drums, Charles Lee alto, more names coming! Thank you for playing my song and those listening and watching this Podcast folks! Jon Hammond​ ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com
TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN]​ – Manhattan Neighborhood Network​ – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM​ AFM Local 6​ PROFILE http://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Youtube https://youtu.be/idKeKk2v_xU

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1278353

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/143381440

Facebook Video https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/vb.133709526657853/1147576505271145/?type=3&theater

*Photos courtesy of Elmar Lemes ©Elmar Lemes / Jon Hammond — with Jon Hammond at Friends Seminary.

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/FirstPlayDownOfLATERENTMeetinghouseJazzOrchestra

Youtube https://youtu.be/3q89-ukLvrE

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1278027

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/143181670

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153076913992102/?l=5361029405989387037</a

Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Big Band, Friends Seminary, Todd Anderson, Arrangements, Bob Rosen, Jon Hammond, Late Rent, ASCAP Composer, Cable TV program, #HammondOrgan

New York NY Friends Seminary –First Play Down of LATE RENT, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra session with Jon Hammond organ, arrangements by Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen presiding – as seen / heard on long running cable TV program Jon Hammond Show in Manhattan for 32 years – played down in the inner sanctum of the 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Friends Seminary School – Bob Rosen (tenor) has taught many young students the fine art of playing during his long tenure there. Todd Anderson is my Arranging and Composition teacher from Berklee College of Music 1973, long-time member of Ray Barretto’s Band, BMI Orchestra composer arranger – these are some of the finest musicians in New York City, enjoy this session! – Jon Hammond – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network http://www.HammondCast.com
— with David Acker, Bob Rosen, Todd Anderson, Charles Lee, Mike Campenni, Greg Ruvolo and Art Baron at Friends Seminary.

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LandesjugendjazzorchesterMecklenburgVorpommernUnderRehearsal

Published October 4, 2015
Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern #HammondOrgan #Jazz #Bigband #Schwerin #B3 #Sk1 Jon Hammond

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1274968

Youtube https://youtu.be/b5u6Rfu4Fho

Schwerin​ Germany — Rehearsal Day Film for program:
„Organ meets Bigband“ – LaJazzO MV feat. Jon Hammond (organ)
das Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LaJazzO MV) wieder im Klostergarten​ Rostock zu Gast – diesmal mit dem New Yorker Jazzorganisten Jon Hammond.
Das Jugendensemble steht synonym für den besten Jazznachwuchs aus ganz Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Als Projekt des Landesmusikrates M-V e. V. gibt es – gefördert vom NDR und dem Bildungsministerium M-V – den talentiertesten jungen Jazzern unseres Landes eine hervorragende Plattform für gemeinsames Musizieren. Musiker im Alter von 14-26 Jahren haben hier die Möglichkeit, unter professioneller Anleitung das musikalische Zusammenspiel in einem Jazzorchester und die Grundlagen der Improvisation zu erlernen. Vielen, heute erfolgreichen Musikern diente das Orchester bislang als Sprungbrett. Unter der Leitung des Trompeters und Jazzdozenten Michael Leuschner ist das LaJazzO zu einem beeindruckenden Klangkörper, einem musikalischen Aushängeschild für Mecklenburg-Vorpommern herangereift und spielt regelmäßig im Programm der Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern​
Nachdem sich in den vergangenen Jahren das LaJazzO MV mit den in der Big Band vorkommenden Instrumenten musikalisch auseinandersetzte, wird in 2015 die Jazzorgel musikalisch thematisiert werden. Unter dem Titel „Organ meets Big Band“ wird dieses sehr traditionsreiche Instrument der Jazzgeschichte in den Mittelpunkt der Konzertreihe im folgenden Jahr gestellt. Als Jazzinstrument wurde es von Fats Waller in den 30er Jahren eingeführt und hatte seine Hochzeit in den 50er Jahren durch seine Vertreter wie Jimmy Smith. Der international renommierte New Yorker Jazzorganist Jon Hammond wird zusammen mit dem LaJazzO MV unter der Leitung von Michael Leuschner den besonderen Charme dieses Instrumentes wieder zum Leben erwecken. Im Programm sind unter anderem Titel von Jimmy Smith, arrangiert von Steve Grey – eine Leihgabe aus dem Archiv der NDR Big Band​.
Jon Hammond​ studierte in den siebziger Jahren am Berklee College of Music​ und am City College San Francisco. Konzertreisen führten ihn quer durch die Vereinigten Staaten und Kanada. In seiner eigenen ‚Jon Hammond Show‘ spielte er mit Musikern wie Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge und vielen anderen. Auch in Europa fand und findet seine Musik unverändert viele Anhänger. Die Medien berichten wiederholt von einem unverwechselbaren und prägenden Sound. Jon Hammond hat u.a. auf der 20. Frankfurter musikmesse​ mitgewirkt und tritt vornehmlich in Hamburg auf. „The Jon Hammond Show“ is a funky, swinging Jazz instrumental revue, featuring notable international soloists and reflecting the influences of Miles Davis, The Crusaders and Jimmy Smith.
Leitung: Michael Leuschner
http://www.jazzclub-rostock.de/events/organ-meets-bigband-lajazzo-mv-feat-jon-hammond-organ/
HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language German

Jon’s archive http://ia801502.us.archive.org/8/items/6842261003/684226_1003.mp4

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1273397

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/140682109

Youtube https://youtu.be/2rM_x3kZBG8

Preview of Public Access TV Show Jon Hammond Show air time 10/03 – Jon Hammond Band with special guest Lee Oskar in jazzkeller Frankfurt, Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Totó Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Jon Hammond Band in The Savoy Lounge, “Pocket Funk” with Barry Finnerty guitar, Todd Anderson tenor saxophone, Joris Dudli drums, Jon Hammond at the B3 organ ©JON HAMMOND International http://www.HammondCast.com

Photo by Joachim Hildebrand

Photos by Joachim Hildebrand

by Jon Hammond

Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Jazz, Blues, Public Access TV, tenor sax, harmonica, guitar, #HammondOrgan

Lydia’s Tune, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Paris France 1981, Jon Hammond, ASCAP Composer, Todd Anderson Arranger, Friends Seminary, #HammondOrgan #Podcast #FriendsSeminary

First Play Down Of LATE RENT Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra

October 22, 2015

*WATCH THE FILM HERE: First Play Down Of LATE RENT Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/FirstPlayDownOfLATERENTMeetinghouseJazzOrchestra

Youtube https://youtu.be/3q89-ukLvrE

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1278027

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/143181670

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153076913992102/?l=5361029405989387037</a

Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Big Band, Friends Seminary, Todd Anderson, Arrangements, Bob Rosen, Jon Hammond, Late Rent, ASCAP Composer, Cable TV program, #HammondOrgan

New York NY Friends Seminary –First Play Down of LATE RENT, Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra session with Jon Hammond organ, arrangements by Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen presiding – as seen / heard on long running cable TV program Jon Hammond Show in Manhattan for 32 years – played down in the inner sanctum of the 230 year old school on Manhattan’s East Side – Friends Seminary School – Bob Rosen (tenor) has taught many young students the fine art of playing during his long tenure there. Todd Anderson is my Arranging and Composition teacher from Berklee College of Music 1973, long-time member of Ray Barretto’s Band, BMI Orchestra composer arranger – these are some of the finest musicians in New York City, enjoy this session! – Jon Hammond – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM – TV Producers of Manhattan Neighborhood Network [MNN] – Manhattan Neighborhood Network http://www.HammondCast.com
— with David Acker, Bob Rosen, Todd Anderson, Charles Lee, Mike Campenni, Greg Ruvolo and Art Baron at Friends Seminary.

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LandesjugendjazzorchesterMecklenburgVorpommernUnderRehearsal

Published October 4, 2015
Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern #HammondOrgan #Jazz #Bigband #Schwerin #B3 #Sk1 Jon Hammond

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1274968

Youtube https://youtu.be/b5u6Rfu4Fho

Schwerin​ Germany — Rehearsal Day Film for program:
„Organ meets Bigband“ – LaJazzO MV feat. Jon Hammond (organ)
das Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LaJazzO MV) wieder im Klostergarten​ Rostock zu Gast – diesmal mit dem New Yorker Jazzorganisten Jon Hammond.
Das Jugendensemble steht synonym für den besten Jazznachwuchs aus ganz Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Als Projekt des Landesmusikrates M-V e. V. gibt es – gefördert vom NDR und dem Bildungsministerium M-V – den talentiertesten jungen Jazzern unseres Landes eine hervorragende Plattform für gemeinsames Musizieren. Musiker im Alter von 14-26 Jahren haben hier die Möglichkeit, unter professioneller Anleitung das musikalische Zusammenspiel in einem Jazzorchester und die Grundlagen der Improvisation zu erlernen. Vielen, heute erfolgreichen Musikern diente das Orchester bislang als Sprungbrett. Unter der Leitung des Trompeters und Jazzdozenten Michael Leuschner ist das LaJazzO zu einem beeindruckenden Klangkörper, einem musikalischen Aushängeschild für Mecklenburg-Vorpommern herangereift und spielt regelmäßig im Programm der Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern​
Nachdem sich in den vergangenen Jahren das LaJazzO MV mit den in der Big Band vorkommenden Instrumenten musikalisch auseinandersetzte, wird in 2015 die Jazzorgel musikalisch thematisiert werden. Unter dem Titel „Organ meets Big Band“ wird dieses sehr traditionsreiche Instrument der Jazzgeschichte in den Mittelpunkt der Konzertreihe im folgenden Jahr gestellt. Als Jazzinstrument wurde es von Fats Waller in den 30er Jahren eingeführt und hatte seine Hochzeit in den 50er Jahren durch seine Vertreter wie Jimmy Smith. Der international renommierte New Yorker Jazzorganist Jon Hammond wird zusammen mit dem LaJazzO MV unter der Leitung von Michael Leuschner den besonderen Charme dieses Instrumentes wieder zum Leben erwecken. Im Programm sind unter anderem Titel von Jimmy Smith, arrangiert von Steve Grey – eine Leihgabe aus dem Archiv der NDR Big Band​.
Jon Hammond​ studierte in den siebziger Jahren am Berklee College of Music​ und am City College San Francisco. Konzertreisen führten ihn quer durch die Vereinigten Staaten und Kanada. In seiner eigenen ‚Jon Hammond Show‘ spielte er mit Musikern wie Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge und vielen anderen. Auch in Europa fand und findet seine Musik unverändert viele Anhänger. Die Medien berichten wiederholt von einem unverwechselbaren und prägenden Sound. Jon Hammond hat u.a. auf der 20. Frankfurter musikmesse​ mitgewirkt und tritt vornehmlich in Hamburg auf. „The Jon Hammond Show“ is a funky, swinging Jazz instrumental revue, featuring notable international soloists and reflecting the influences of Miles Davis, The Crusaders and Jimmy Smith.
Leitung: Michael Leuschner
http://www.jazzclub-rostock.de/events/organ-meets-bigband-lajazzo-mv-feat-jon-hammond-organ/
HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language German

Jon’s archive http://ia801502.us.archive.org/8/items/6842261003/684226_1003.mp4

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1273397

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/140682109

Youtube https://youtu.be/2rM_x3kZBG8

Preview of Public Access TV Show Jon Hammond Show air time 10/03 – Jon Hammond Band with special guest Lee Oskar in jazzkeller Frankfurt, Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Totó Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Jon Hammond Band in The Savoy Lounge, “Pocket Funk” with Barry Finnerty guitar, Todd Anderson tenor saxophone, Joris Dudli drums, Jon Hammond at the B3 organ ©JON HAMMOND International http://www.HammondCast.com

Photo by Joachim Hildebrand

Photos by Joachim Hildebrand

by Jon Hammond

Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Jazz, Blues, Public Access TV, tenor sax, harmonica, guitar, #HammondOrgan

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondINDIEPOOLKYOURadioSpecialJonRussellHostingJonHammondofHammondCastShow

Jon Russell Indie Pool KYOU Radio Jazz Blues Radio CBS Network Chicago San Francisco

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The Indie Pool: Jon Russell Hosts Jon Hammond KYOURADIO San Francisco CA–
Not just another interview show with music. More like an audio magazine that digs deeper so you’ll come away with a better understanding of the featured artists and bands and their music. Every couple of weeks the Indie Pool presents a new installment giving you an opportunity to come away with a better understanding of who’s making today’s music and why. The Indie Pool showcases: Jon Hammond
With music from Jon Hammond played live in the studios of KYOU Radio with Host Jon Russell and tracks from Jon’a album NDR SESSIONS Projekt on Ham-Beger-Friz Records ©JON HAMMOND International

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

Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra, Friends Seminary, Todd Anderson, Bob Rosen, Late Rent, Cable TV, #ASCAP #HammondOrgan #Manhattan

October 19, 2015

LINK: http://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/

“Every time I see a musician walking down the street I say, ‘Hey, where’s the gig?’ Because it doesn’t matter what kind of music you play, if you’re carrying an instrument–going to a rehearsal, or coming back from a repair shop, whatever it is–we all need our gigs. And that’s what the union is all about. Hopefully, we can all keep working and be supportive of everybody’s gigs. There’s room for everybody.”
“Every time I see a musician walking down the street I say, ‘Hey, where’s the gig?’ Because it doesn’t matter what kind of music you play, if you’re carrying an instrument–going to a rehearsal, or coming back from a repair shop, whatever it is–we all need our gigs. And that’s what the union is all about. Hopefully, we can all keep working and be supportive of everybody’s gigs. There’s room for everybody.”

Jon Hammond is a musician, composer, bandleader, publisher, journalist, TV show host, radio DJ, and multi-media entrepreneur. He currently travels the world, playing gigs and attending trade shows.

THE EARLY YEARS
Jon Hammond was born in Chicago in 1953. His father was a doctor and his mother was a housewife. They both played the piano. In 1957, his parents moved Jon and his four sisters to Berkeley, CA, where his father worked in a hospital as head of the emergency room. When he was nine, Jon started accordion lessons. “In those days, they had studios where parents would drop their kids off after school for tap dancing and accordion lessons. There were accordion bands and they would compete against each other.”

Jon played his first gig at a senior citizens luncheon when he was eleven. Not only did he get a free lunch but he was paid $25 –a lot of money in those days. Jon says his father was supportive, but did not want him to pursue a music career. “He told me that music was a great hobby. He got me a wonderful professional accordion for my Bar Mitzvah, directly from John Molinari, one of the greatest accordionists who ever lived. It was a Guilietti Professional Tone Chamber accordion. That’s the accordion I won Jr. Jazz Champion on in 1966.”

In high school, Jon attended a private boys school in San Francisco. He was a class clown, and when it got to the point where he was going to be expelled, Jon took his accordion and ran away from home. He immersed himself in the San Francisco music scene and started playing organ in several bands. By 1971 he was in a four piece rock group called Hades which shared a rehearsal space with Quicksilver Messenger Service. “I was friends with their manager, Ron Polte, who also managed guitarist John Cipollina. We got to open for his band, Copperhead.”

Jon in the early 70s
Jon in the early 70s

Jon continued to play gigs in the Bay Area in different configurations, including a few gigs with a young Eddie Money. By this time Jon had become frustrated with the Bay Area scene. One night while playing a biker bar he got into a fight and his band didn’t come to his defense. “That was the last straw. I was angry and I said I wasn’t coming back.”

Jon moved to Boston in 1973 to attend the Berklee School of Music. He also got a gig playing in Boston’s Combat Zone backing up burlesque shows. When Jon saw one of his idols, pianist Keith Jarrett play in New York he told him he was going to Berklee and asked him for advice. “Keith looked me right in the eye and said ‘Berklee can be very dangerous for your music.’ It was like he popped this huge bubble. Years later I came to understand what he was talking about. You have to learn the fundamentals, but the music itself comes from a much deeper place. They can’t teach that, you have to find it yourself.”

When Jon’s teachers began sitting in on his gigs in Boston, he questioned why he was in school if the teachers were coming to play with him. He quit school, moved to Cape Cod and started playing with bandleader Lou Colombo. “He did all the private parties for Tip O’Neill. We played what they used to call the business man’s beat. On the gig it was forbidden to swing. It was like swing cut in half. So if you tried to go with the four, Lou would say, ‘Don’t swing it, don’t swing it.’ He pounded it into my head night after night.”

LATE RENT
In 1981 Jon took a trip to Paris where he broke through his writers block and wrote some of his best music. He returned to New York with his new tunes and started a production company with the idea of getting a record deal for a friend that had played on a #1 hit record. After months of pounding the pavement with no results, Jon realized he had better work on his own music before his money ran out. He took the last of his savings, including his upcoming rent money, and went into the studio to record what came to be known as “The Late Rent Sessions”.

The session had Todd Anderson on tenor sax, Barry Finnerty on guitar, Stephen Ferrone on drums, and Jon on B3. They recorded at Intergalactic, the last studio that John Lennon recorded in. Jon had no luck getting a record deal for his new project, but he did get gigs in New York with his band Jon Hammond and the Late Rent Session Men.

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Jon Hammond Band Onstage at NAMM, 2014: Joe Berger, Dom Famularo, Alex Budman, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond

In 1982, Jon found out about public access television and the idea that anyone could produce a show and get it on TV. He started broadcasting on Manhattan’s public station in 1984. “I decided I was going to produce a radio show on TV. The first episodes showed just my tapping foot and my voice. It was a gimmick. We had graphics that were synchronized to go with the music. It worked out well. People dug it.” Within a few weeks, Jon was interviewed and featured in Billboard Magazine. The Jon Hammond Show was considered an alternative to the clips on Cable TV. “MTV was still in its infancy. We had a concept that was revolutionary. My phone started ringing and we were the hot kids on the block.”

LIVING ABROAD
Jon continued to play gigs in New York and produce his TV show. In 1987, he went to his first trade show (NAMM) where he was introduced to Mr. Julio Guilietti, the man who built his accordion. He then began traveling to trade shows and making contacts with musicians and companies around the world, including Hammond Suzuki. “They gave me the Hammond XB-2, the first really powerful portable Hammond organ. Glenn Derringer, one of my all-time heroes, presented it to me. I got one of the first. Paul Shaffer from the Letterman Show got the other. At the time there was only one EXP-100 expression pedal–we had to share the pedal. I used the pedal for my gigs and when Paul needed it I would bring it over to him at 30 Rockefeller Center on my bicycle.”

In the early 90s, when his New York gigs began drying up, Jon was encouraged to go to Germany. “It was a hard time. My father had just died and there were very few gigs. I got the XB-2 organ right when I needed it, so I decided to take a chance. I bought a roundtrip ticket to Frankfurt with an open return. I went with 50 bucks and stayed for a year. When I came back, I had 100 bucks.”

Jon stayed at a friend’s house and played a borrowed accordion on the street until he could get a band together. “I played on the street until my fingers turned blue and would collect enough money to get some fish soup. After about two weeks I got a call—I had put a band together and had 3 gigs coming up. A TV show had heard my story and wanted to do a story on me. At the first gig 19 people came; the second only 15 people came. Then I got the little spot on TV. When I came to the third gig people were lined up down the street. When I walked up I thought they were having an art exhibit. When they said, ‘No, they’re waiting for you.’ I choked up, I couldn’t even talk. So I’ve been playing there every year since. The people in Germany really saved my musical career at a time when very few things were happening for me in New York or San Francisco. I have a really good following in Europe. I keep busy as a musician in the States, playing hospitals and assisted living places, but my band dates I pretty much play overseas.”

Jon’s Late Rent Sessions was eventually released on a German label and received modest airplay. During the 90s he travelled back and forth to Europe, spending a year playing gigs in Paris, and eventually settling in Hamburg. Since then he has released two more albums and has played gigs in Moscow, Shanghai, and Australia. With the help of the internet, Jon is able to produce his TV show anywhere.

PRESENT DAY
In the mid-2000s Jon produced Hammondcast, a radio program for CBS that aired in San Francisco at four in the morning and was rebroadcast before Oakland A’s games. “When the baseball games played in the afternoon, my show would play for about 20 minutes and then it was pre-empted. I had a lot of fun with that.” His guests included Danny Glover, Barry Melton from Country Joe & the Fish, and many local people. “It took me awhile to figure out that I had permission to broadcast anything I wanted. I could play the London Philharmonic or Stevie Wonder. My tag line was ‘Hello, Hello, Hello! Wake up or go back to sleep…’”

Today, Jon continues to visit tradeshows and is determined to keep doing everything he does as long as he can. “I made a pact with my longtime co-producer, guitarist Joe Berger, that we are going to go to these trade shows until we are little old men with canes.”

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October 18, 2015

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News-Port Landesjugendjazzorchester zu Gast in Penzlin
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News-Port Landesjugendjazzorchester zu Gast in Penzlin *LINK: http://kultur-port.de/index.php/kunst-kultur-news/11864-landesjugendjazzorchester-zu-gast-in-penzlin.html Auch in diesem Jahr darf der schon zum Kult gewordene…

*WATCH THE FILM HERE: Public Access TV Show Preview Germany Tour Organ Meets Bigband Jon Hammond Show

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Jazz Organ Meets Bigband 08/15 Preview MNN Public Access Jon Hammond Show Germany Tour
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Programm 2015

“Organ meets Bigband” feat. Jon Hammond (organ)
Nachdem sich in den vergangenen Jahren das LaJazzO MV mit den in der Big Band vorkommenden Instrumenten musikalisch auseinandersetzte, wird in 2015 die Jazzorgel musikalisch thematisiert werden. Unter dem Titel “Organ meets Big Band” wird dieses sehr traditionsreiche Instrument der Jazzgeschichte in den Mittelpunkt der Konzertreihe im folgenden Jahr gestellt. Als Jazzinstrument wurde es von Fats Waller in den 30er Jahren eingeführt und hatte seine Hochzeit in den 50er Jahren durch seine Vertreter wie Jimmy Smith. Der international renommierte New Yorker Jazzorganist Jon Hammond wird zusammen mit dem LaJazzO MV unter der Leitung von Michael Leuschner den besonderen Charme dieses Instrumentes wieder zum Leben erwecken.
Jon Hammond studierte in den siebzieger Jahren am Berklee College of Music und am City College San Francisco. Konzertreisen führten ihn quer durch die Vereinigten Staaten und Kanada. In seiner eigenen ‘Jon Hammond Show’ spielte er mit Musikern wie Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge und vielen anderen. Auch in Europa fand und findet seine Musik unverändert viele Anhänger. Die Medien berichten wiederholt von einem unverwechselbaren und prägenden Sound. Jon Hammond hat u.a. auf der 20. Frankfurter Musikmesse mitgewirkt und tritt vornehmlich in Hamburg auf. “The Jon Hammond Show” is a funky, swinging Jazz instrumental revue, featuring notable international soloists and reflecting the influences of Miles Davis, The Crusaders and Jimmy Smith.

Im Programm
(aus dem Archiv der NDR Bigband)

The Sermon by Jimmy Smith, arr. Steve Grey
Back at the Chicken Shack by Jimmy Smith, arr. Steve Gray
Things ain’t what they used to be by Mercer Ellington, arr. Steve Grey
Walk on the Wild Side by Elmar Bernstein, arr. Steve Grey
Satin Doll by Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn, arr. Steve Grey
Bandrepertoire
(Auszug)

All the Things you are by Jerome Kern, arr. Stan Kenton
Always and Forever by Pat Metheny, arr. Bob Curnow
Boulder Buff by F. Normann / Eugene Novello
Breakthrough by John Fedchock
Critic’s Choice by Oliver Nelson
Here comes Julian by Heiner Wiberny, arr. Peter Herbolzheimer
Incredible Journey by Bob Mintzer
Stella by Starlight by Ned Washington/Victor Young, arr. Bill Holman
Tow away zone by Thad Jones, arr. Mike Carubia
You go to my head by Gillespie/Coots, arr. Bill Holman

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

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13,325,511 views, Cable Access TV, Jazz Program, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, #HammondOrgan #Bigband #LateRent #PocketFunk