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HammondCast 104 Jon Hammond’s Journal

November 26, 2015

*LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE: HammondCast 104

Jon’s Journal http://jonhammondband.com/music-121.html

HammondCast 104 for KYOU Radio 1550 AM, with special guest: BERNARD PURDIE at the mic and the drums with Jon, he recounts how he began until now and a live performance in Emeryville CA. Jon Hammond’s old rock band HADES 1971 recording live in Provo Park Berkeley and an exclusive recording with EDDIE MONEY
Jumping over to Hamburg Germany, at ‘Music Club Live’, Funk, Soul and Blues for the Night People! ©2007 *official site: http://www.HammondCast.com 45 minutes

NO MSG – L to R Stephen Page, Jon Hammond, Jon Russell – KYOU Radio and KYCY 1550 AM #CNNiReport

Showtime! – Penzlin Burginnenhof Landesjugendjazzorchester MV Jon Hammond Jazzorgel – High Definition Movie
http://jonhammondband.com/blog.html/showtime__penzlin_burginnenhof_landesjugendjazzorchester_mv_jon_hammond_jazzorgel__high_definition_movie/
*WATCH THE MOVIE HERE: Showtime! – Penzlin Burginnenhof Landesjugendjazzorchester MV Jon Hammond​ Jazzorgel – High Definition Movie Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/PenzlinBurginnenhofLandesjugendjazzorchesterMVJonHammondJazzorgel1 Penzlin, Germany — Showtime!

My 1965 Blackface Fender Band-Master head on the bench, great amp for everything! – Jon Hammond

Good looking Cheesecake at Paris Baguette shop! – Millbrae CA
Jon Hammond

AghaRTA Prague Jazz Festival in AghaRTA Jazz Centrum, Prague – Jon Hammond

It was fun being on-the-air with Jesse Chuy Varela at Kcsm Jazz 91.1 FM – some real nice Sennheiser MD 421 microphones in the studio, one of my favorite mics to broadcast on –

Jon Hammond — with Jesse Chuy Varela at KCSM Jazz 91

Heinz Lichius’ first New York gig – L to R Joe Berger g., Heinz Lichius d. Jon Hammond o. – Cleopatra’s Needle club NYC #CNNiReport

— with Joe Berger and Heinz Lichius at Cleopatra’s Needle

Jazzkeller action shot a few years ago maybe 1992, the cable coming out of my organ on the left was my lucky glow-in-the-dark Whirlwind cable I used for 35 years before it finally disintegrated – my friends at Whirlwind tried to fix it but it couldn’t be fixed, original military plugs – it served me well! –

Jon Hammond — at JazzKeller

Bruno’s – Ron Smith d.
Charles McNeal t.s.
Jon Hammond o.

— at Bruno’s Nightclub

Shoreline Amphitheatre – L to R Barry Finnerty, Larry Schneider, James Preston, Marc the sound man, Jon Hammond front
Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men — with Barry Finnerty, Larry Schneider and James Preston

at Shoreline Amphitheatre At Mountain View

Joe Berger on the dusty trail with John Entwistle a few years ago – Jon Hammond

— with Joe Berger at Slim’s

Special Lunch Show in front of San Francisco City Hall
Jon Hammond organ
James Preston drums
Steve Campos flugelhorn
Harvey Wainapel tenor
Barry Finnerty guitar

— with Steve Campos, Barry Finnerty and James Preston at San Francisco City Hall

Studio 1 NDR Info – Jon Hammond

— at NDR

Thanksgiving with the late great Joe Franklin – Joe fed a lot of folks at the old Show World on 42nd & Eighth, including myself! – Jon Hammond
VIDEO: https://youtu.be/b_-mYcrxtTo

*some comments:
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jjm1965 7 years ago
I saw Joe Franklin at a show at Danbury Municipal Airport in the early 1980s (Tiny Tim was there , too). Very funny guy. What a wealth of knowledge on pop music from the first half of the 20th century. Truly a national tresure.
-Martin Paints: It ain’t just paints.

Good news: The gig comes with dinner!

Jon Hammond et Boris Blanchet, Amaury Blanchard – Paris
‪#‎CNNiReport‬

Bruno’s Lounge – Jon Hammond

Bruno’s Mission District San Francisco CA

Just about to get on the bus – no Air Conditioning on this one!
Jon Hammond

Regione Marche​ — Great to see my friend Nello Gabrielloni in Italy! King of All Accordions! http://www.accordions-agenziaitalia.com
Tutto quanto può servire per la fisarmonica !

L’esperienza di quattro generazioni nel mondo della fisarmonica è la testimonianza del nostro amore per questo strumento:
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Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/OnAirWithJazzboCollinsAndYoshisJonHammondBandFeb.91994

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1268257

Youtube https://youtu.be/Hjw0_uLg8-E

Facebook Video https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/vb.133709526657853/1122434651118664/?type=3&theater

by Jon Hammond

Published September 2, 2015
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Topics Jazzbeaux Collins, Al Jazzbo Collins, Jon Hammond, Yoshi’s Oakland, Bennett Friedman, James Preston, Barry Finnerty, #HammondOrgan #AFMLocal6 #MusiciansUnion

On Air with Jazzbo Collins and Yoshi’s Jon Hammond Band Feb. 9, 1994 – Preston pretty much kicked ass on this gig! — Oakland CA — original Yoshi’s Oakland​ Gig Feb. 9th 1994, just after being on-the-air with Al “Jazzbo” Collins​ – watching the film now, sounds real good – Jon Hammond​ / Jon Hammond Band​ (quartet) – thanks Jason Olaine​ for the hit – James Preston​ drums (R.I.P.) Bennett Friedman tenor, Barry Finnerty​ gtr., Jon Hammond Organ Group​ http://www.jonhammondband.com all original music ©JON HAMMOND International Member ASCAP – AFM Local 6​ – Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM​
Yoshi’s Oakland​ didn’t have any decent lights in those days! Jon Hammond​ – *Note: Broadcasting Legend Al Jazzbeaux Collins opens this film at KCSM 91.1FM, greatly missed!! – Jon Hammond Organ Group​ – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_%22Jazzbo%22_Collins
Albert Richard “Jazzbo” Collins (January 4, 1919 – September 30, 1997) was an American disc jockey, radio personality and recording artist who was briefly the host of NBC television’s Tonight show in 1957.
Al “Jazzbo” Collins
Al “Jazzbeaux” Collins
Born Albert Richard Collins
January 4, 1919
Rochester, New York
Died September 30, 1997 (aged 78)
Marin County, California
Born in Rochester, New York in 1919,[1] Collins grew up on Long Island, New York. In 1941, while attending the University of Miami in Florida, he substituted as the announcer on his English teacher’s campus radio program, and decided he wanted to be in radio. Collins began his professional career as the disc jockey at a bluegrass station in Logan, West Virginia; by 1943, he was at WKPA in Pittsburgh, moving in 1945 to WIND in Chicago and in 1946 to Salt Lake City’s KNAK. In 1950, he relocated to New York where he joined the staff of WNEW and became one of the “communicators” on NBC’s Monitor when it began in 1955.

Collins made several appearances on The Tonight Show with Steve Allen in the early 50s (and even briefly took over the show after Allen’s departure; see below). In 1953, Allen adapted several nursery rhymes (including Little Red Riding Hood) into jazz-flavoured recitations, with Collins on vocals and Lou Stein on piano.

“Jazzbo”
The name “Jazzbo” derived from a product Collins had seen, a clip-on bowtie named Jazzbows. Just as Martin Block created the illusion that he was speaking from the Make Believe Ballroom, Collins claimed to be broadcasting from his inner sanctum, a place known as the Purple Grotto, an imaginary setting suggested by radio station WNEW’s interior design, as Collins explained:

I started my broadcast in Studio One which was painted all kinds of tints and shades of purple on huge polycylindricals which were vertically placed around the walls of the room to deflect the sound. It just happened to be that way. And with the turntables and desk and console and the lights turned down low, it had a very cavelike appearance to my imagination. So I got on the air, and the first thing I said was, “Hi, it’s Jazzbo in the Purple Grotto.” You never know where your thoughts are coming from, but the way it came out was that I was in a grotto, in this atmosphere with stalagtites and a lake and no telephones. I was using Nat Cole underneath me with “Easy Listening Blues” playing piano in the background.
The Tonight Show and later work
In 1957, NBC-TV installed him for five weeks as the host of the Tonight show when it was known as Tonight! America After Dark in the period between hosts Steve Allen and Jack Paar.[2]

Also in 1957, Collins starred in (as himself) an episode of NBC radio’s science fiction radio series X Minus One. By 1959, he was with KSFO in San Francisco, hanging out with the beatnik hipsters in North Beach. On-air, Jazzbo would say that he was broadcasting “from the purpleness of the Grotto”, often mentioning his assistant “Harrison, the long-tailed purple Tasmanian owl”. On the TV side, Collins hosted “The Al Collins Show,” that aired mornings on KGO-TV. The format included light talk and guest appearances by local celebrities such as Moe Howard of The Three Stooges. Later in the 1960s, he was the host of Jazz for the Asking (VOA), and he worked with several Los Angeles stations during the late in the decade: KMET (1966), KFI (1967) and KGBS (1968).

He officially changed the spelling of his name to Jazzbeaux when he went to Pittsburgh’s WTAE in 1969. He moved to WIXZ in Pittsburgh (1973) before heading back to the West Coast three years later. While in Pittsburgh, he briefly hosted a late night television show entitled “Jazzbeauxz (with a ‘z’) Rehearsal”, an eclectic sampling of anything that caught Collins’ interest at the time, including a long-running hard-boiled-egg spinning contest. He conducted the program from a barber chair, as he had on a previous TV show.

“Stinking badges”[edit]
A popular segment on his show was the “no stinkin’ badges” routine, a play on the famous exchange in the 1948 film The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Al would politely request that the main guest for that day don a Mexican bandit costume, complete with ammo belts crossing the chest, six-guns in holsters, a huge sombrero and large fake mustache. The guest then had to pose in front of cameras and for the TV audience. With pistols pointing at the camera lens the guest had to say (with emphasis) “I don’t got to show you no stinkin’ badges.” If the guest did not say it with sufficient sinister tone Collins made him or her repeat it until in Al’s opinion the guest got it right.

1970s and beyond[edit]
In 1976 Al Collins returned to San Francisco, working at KMPX, followed by a three-year all-night run at KGO which drew callers throughout the West Coast; he always opened his program with Count Basie’s “Blues in Hoss Flat”. He also worked a late night shift at KKIS AM (in Pittsburg, California, ironically) in 1980. After a stint in New York and WNEW (1981), Jazzbo was back in San Francisco at KSFO (1983) and KFRC (1986). Then came one more run at WNEW (1986–90), then KAPX (Marin County, California) in 1990, and finally a weekly jazz show at KCSM (College of San Mateo, California) from 1993 to his death.

Al Collins died on September 30, 1997, at the age of 78, from pancreatic cancer.

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

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

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1266743

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10152982546567102/?l=1292399109873475047

by Jon Hammond

Published August 25, 2015
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Topics Concert Event, LaJazzO MV, Klostergarten, Michael Leuschner, Bigband, Landesjugendjazzorchester, Jon Hammond, Mecklenburg Vorpommern, #Rostock

Klostergarten LaJazzO MV Concert Film LaJazzO MV unter der Leitung von Michael Leuschner​ CONCERT EVENT https://www.facebook.com/events/846845685410695/ – Am 01.08.2015 ist das Landesjugendjazzorchester​ Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LaJazzO MV) mit seinem diesjährigen Solisten Jon Hammond wieder im Klostergarten​ Rostock zu Gast. http://www.HammondCast.com – Landesjugendorchester Mecklenburg Vorpommern​ – film from Jon *nice solos from Matthis Rasche and Al Tobias

Producer Jon Hammond
Language German

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

HammondCast, KYOU Radio, Funk Soul Blues, Soft News, #HammondOrgan #Accordion #Radio

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Happy Birthday DuckDuckGo Jon Hammond hammondcast Funk Soul Blues & Soft News

March 21, 2015

*LINK: Happy Birthday DuckDuckGo Jon Hammond hammondcast Funk Soul Blues & Soft News

DuckDuckGo Wikipedia LINK

DuckDuckGo (DDG) is a Internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers’ privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results.[1]
DuckDuckGo distinguishes itself from other search engines by not
profiling its users and by deliberately showing all users the same
search results for a given search term.[4]
DuckDuckGo emphasizes getting information from the best sources rather
than the most sources, generating its search results from key crowdsourced sites such as Wikipedia and from partnerships with other search engines like Yandex, Yahoo!, Bing, and Yummly.[5][6]
The company is based in Paoli, Pennsylvania, United States, in Greater Philadelphia, and has 20 employees. The company name originates from the children’s game duck, duck, goose.[7][8]
Some of DuckDuckGo’s code is free software hosted at GitHub under the Apache 2.0 License,[9]
but the core is proprietary. On 21 May 2014, DuckDuckGo launched a
redesigned version that focused on smarter answers and a more refined
look. The new version added often requested features such as images,
local search, auto-suggest and more.[10]

On 18 September 2014, Apple included DuckDuckGo in its Safari browser as an optional search engine.[11][12] On 10 November 2014, Mozilla added DuckDuckGo as a search option to Firefox 33.1.

DuckDuckGo Logo (mid 2014).svg
Web address duckduckgo.com Tor: 3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion
Slogan The search engine that doesn’t track you.
Commercial? Yes
Type of site
search engine
Registration None
Available in Multilingual
Written in Perl,[1] Javascript[2]
Owner DuckDuckGo, Inc.
Created by Gabriel Weinberg
Launched September 25, 2008
Alexa rank
positive decrease 781 (March 2015)[3]

DuckDuckGo was founded by Gabriel Weinberg,[14][15] an entrepreneur whose last venture, The Names Database, was acquired by United Online in 2006 for $10 million.[16] Initially self-funded by Weinberg, DuckDuckGo is now advertising-supported.[17] The search engine is written in Perl and runs on nginx, FreeBSD and Linux.[1][18][19]
DuckDuckGo is built primarily upon search APIs from various vendors. Because of this, TechCrunch characterized the service as a “hybrid” search engine.[20][21] At the same time, it produces its own content pages, and thus is similar to Mahalo, Kosmix and SearchMe.[22]
The name of the search engine has been called “silly” by Frederic Lardinois of Read Write Web.[23] Weinberg explained the beginnings of the name with respect to the children’s game duck, duck, goose.
He said of the origin of the name, “Really it just popped in my head
one day and I just liked it. It is certainly influenced/derived from
duck duck goose, but other than that there is no relation, e.g., a
metaphor.”[24] DuckDuckGo has been featured on TechCrunch‘s Elevator Pitch Friday[20] and it was a finalist in the BOSS Mashable Challenge.[25]

We didn’t invest in it because we thought it would beat Google. We
invested in it because there is a need for a private search engine. We
did it for the Internet anarchists, people that hang out on Reddit and Hacker News.
Fred Wilson, 2012 TechCrunch Disrupt Conference in New York[26]

In July 2010, Weinberg started a DuckDuckGo community website to
allow the public to report problems, discuss means of spreading the use
of the search engine, request features, and discuss open sourcing the
code.[27]
In September 2011 DuckDuckGo hired its first employee, Caine Tighe.[28] The next month, Union Square Ventures
invested in DDG. Union Square partner Brad Burnham stated, “We invested
in DuckDuckGo because we became convinced that it was not only possible
to change the basis of competition in search, it was time to do it.”[29] In addition, Trisquel and the Midori web browser switched to use DuckDuckGo as their default search engine.[30]
By May 2012, the search engine was attracting 1.5 million searches a day. Weinberg reported that it had earned US$115,000 in revenue in 2011 and had three employees, plus a small number of contractors.[31] Compete.com estimated 277,512 monthly visitors to the site in August 2012.[32] On April 12, 2011, Alexa reported a 3-month growth rate of 51%.[33]
DuckDuckGo’s own traffic statistics show that in August 2012 there were
1,393,644 visits per day, up from an average of 39,406 visits per day
in April 2010 (the earliest data available).[34]
In a lengthy profile in November 2012, the Washington Post
indicated that searches on DuckDuckGo numbered up to 45,000,000 per
month in October 2012. The article concluded “Weinberg’s non-ambitious
goals make him a particularly odd and dangerous competitor online. He
can do almost everything that Google or Bing
can’t because it could damage their business models, and if users
figure out that they like the DuckDuckGo way better, Weinberg could
damage the big boys without even really trying. It’s asymmetrical
digital warfare, and his backers at Union Square Ventures say Google is
vulnerable.”[7]
GNOME replaced Google Search with DuckDuckGo as the default search engine in Web, the default GNOME web browser, starting with version 3.10, which was released on September 26, 2013.[35][36] At its keynote at WWDC 2014, Apple announced that DuckDuckGo would be included as an option for search on both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite.[37]
On March 10, 2014 the Pale Moon web browser, starting with version 24.4.0, included DuckDuckGo as its default search engine as at its homepage.[citation needed]

May 2014 redesign

In May 2014, DuckDuckGo released a redesigned version to beta testers through DuckDuckHack.[38]
On 21 May 2014, DuckDuckGo officially released the redesigned version
that focused on smarter answers and a more refined look. The new version
added many new features such as images, local search, auto-suggest,
weather, recipes and more.[10]

Overview

DuckDuckGo’s results are a compilation of “about 50” sources,[39] including Yahoo! Search BOSS; Wikipedia; Wolfram Alpha; Bing; its own Web crawler, the DuckDuckBot; and others.[1][39][40] It also uses data from crowdsourced
sites, including Wikipedia, to populate “Zero-click Info” boxes – grey
boxes above the results that display topic summaries and related topics.[41] DuckDuckGo offers the ability to show mostly shopping sites or mostly info (non-shopping) websites via search buttons on its home page.
DuckDuckGo positions itself as a search engine that puts privacy
first and as such it does not store IP addresses, does not log user
information and uses cookies only when needed. Weinberg states “By
default, DuckDuckGo does not collect or share personal information. That
is our privacy policy in a nutshell.” However, they do maintain logs of
all search terms used.[42]
Weinberg has refined the quality of his search engine results by deleting search results for companies he believes are content mills, like Demand Media‘s eHow,
which publishes 4000 articles per day produced by paid freelance
writers, which Weinberg says is, “…low-quality content designed
specifically to rank highly in Google’s search index.” DuckDuckGo also
filters pages with substantial advertising.[43]

Tor hidden service

In August 2010, DuckDuckGo introduced anonymous searching, including an exit enclave, for its search engine traffic using Tor network and enabling access through a Tor hidden service.[44][45]
This allows anonymity by routing traffic through a series of encrypted
relays. Weinberg stated: “I believe this fits right in line with our
privacy policy. Using Tor and DDG, you can now be end to end anonymous
with your searching. And if you use our encrypted homepage, you can be
end to end encrypted as well.”[46]

Voice search

In 2011, DuckDuckGo introduced voice search for users of the Google Chrome‘s voice search extension.[47] DuckDuckGo includes “!Bang” commands, which give users the ability to redirect a search to specific websites.[48]

Reception

In a June 2011 article, Harry McCracken of Time Magazine commended DuckDuckGo, comparing it to his favorite hamburger restaurant, In-N-Out Burger,
“It feels a lot like early Google, with a stripped-down home page. Just
as In-N-Out doesn’t have lattes or Asian salads or sundaes or scrambled
eggs, DDG doesn’t try to do news or blogs or books or images. There’s
no auto-completion or instant results. It just offers core Web
search—mostly the “ten blue links” approach that’s still really useful,
no matter what its critics say…As for the quality, I’m not saying that
Weinberg has figured out a way to return more relevant results than
Google’s mighty search team. But DuckDuckGo…is really good at bringing
back useful sites. It all feels meaty and straightforward and
filler-free…”[49] McCracken also included the site in the Time list of “50 Best Websites of 2011”.[50]
Thom Holwerda, who reviewed the search engine for OSNews,
praised its privacy features and shortcuts to site-specific searches as
well as criticizing Google for, “…track[ing] pretty much everything
you do”, particularly because of the risk of such information being
subject to a U.S. government subpoena.[51] In 2012, in response to accusations that it was a monopoly, Google identified DuckDuckGo as a competitor. Weinberg was reportedly “pleased and entertained” by that acknowledgment.[7]

It took 1445 days to get 1M searches,
483 days to get 2M searches,
and then just 8 days to pass 3M searches: https://duckduckgo.com/traffic/
DuckDuckGo Twitter account (@duckduckgo), 18 June 2013[52][53][54]

In June 2013, DuckDuckGo indicated that it had seen a significant
traffic increase; according to the website’s Twitter account, on Monday
June 17, 2013, it had three million daily direct searches. In all of May
2013 it had 1.8 million direct searches. Some[55] relate this claim to the exposure of PRISM and to the fact that other programs operated by the National Security Agency (NSA) were leaked by Edward Snowden. Danny Sullivan wrote on Search Engine Land
that despite the search engine’s growth “it’s not grown anywhere near
the amount to reflect any substantial or even mildly notable switching
by the searching public” for reasons due to privacy, and he concluded
“No One Cares About “Private” Search”.[56] In response, Caleb Garling of the San Francisco Chronicle
argued “I think this thesis suffers from a few key failures in logic”
because a traffic increase had occurred and because there was a lack of
widespread awareness of the existence of DuckDuckGo.[57] Later in September 2013, the search engine hit 4 million searches per day.[58][59][60] On November 11 of 2014, more than 8 million searches were performed in a single day.

Jon Hammond Show Broadcast 03/14/2015 MNN Channel 1- (Mikell’s circa 1989) – Blues In Mikell’s Night – Jon Hammond Late Rent Session Men
Blues In Mikell’s Night – vintage gig in NYC’s premier nightspot Mikell’s at 760 Columbus Avenue – The Musicians: Leslie J. Carter Chuggy Carter percussion
Bernard Purdie drums
Barry Finnerty guitar
Jon Hammond 1959 B3 organ
camera Joe Berger
http://www.jonhammondband.com/ — Opening Party for The Australian Music Association Convention – AMAC back in Gold Coast Australia, The Jon Hammond Trio with Kerry Jacobson drums, Neil Wickham tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond New B3 organ – opening introduction by Bernie Capicchiano with many special guest in the house, including Larry Morton Chairman of NAMM Show in the USA Delegation and member exhibitors of AMA in Jupiters Casino Hotel Broadbeach Gold Coast AU – AMAC Convention Back In Gold Coast for 2014 – Jon Hammond Organ Group – special thanks Bernies Music Land Team / Musico, Rob Walker, Greg Phillips, Tony Burn – and all the great people of The AMAC!
– The Late Great Joe Franklin with Jon Hammond: Joe Franklin “King Of Nostalgia” Host of Radio & TV who’s guests have been entertainers like Bill Cosby to legends like Bing Crosby, Charlie Chaplin,
John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, John Lennon, here with Jon Hammond on Jon’s daily HammondCast Show on KYOU Radio live in Joe
Franklin’s office known as “Memory Lane”. Enjoy! ©JON HAMMOND International
Jon Hammond and Friends playing Jon’s theme song “Late Rent” at The NAMM Show, Jon’s annual Sunday Morning NAMM Session in the Hammond Suzuki NAMM Booth – Joe Berger guitar, Koei Tanaka chromatic Suzuki harmonica, Chuggy Carter percussion, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ *Note Jon is playing through a new stationary Leslie speaker product which I’ve been told not to mention the model number but you can find it for sale already at B3 Guys and some other Hammond dealers folks – 32nd year of The Jon Hammond Show on cable access TV and 29th NAMM Show, Joe Berger has done more than 29 – next stop: Frankfurt musikmesse http://www.HammondCast.com #NAMMShow #HammondOrgan Leslie L-2215, Hammond Digital Leslie pedal, G Pedal, ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP
Jon Hammond and Friends Sunday Morning Pocket Funk NAMM Session in Hammond Suzuki USA stand with Chuggy Carter percussion, Koei Tanaka chromatic Suzuki harmonica, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at his own special prototype Sk1 organ
http://www.HammondCast.com/ – Jon Hammond Band / Jon Hammond Organ Group / Suzuki Harmonica – Official Facebook Page – The NAMM Show — with Koei Tanaka, Leslie J. Carter, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond, Chuggy Carter, Koei Tanaka / 田中光栄 – fan site and Jon Hammond Organ Group at The NAMM Show #NAMMShow #HammondOrgan
thanks: KHS America Hercules Folding Stands, Steve Simmons, Gregory Gronowski, Suzuki Musical Instruments Mr. M Terada, NAMM organization John the Floor Manager *Note: Jon Hammond is playing through a stationary Leslie Speaker here that is not available yet.
Hi Everbody! Jon Hammond from the Hiwatt Amps booth – #NAMM
NAMM President CEO Joe Lamond with Jon Hammond and Joe Berger, coming again to Frankfurt! jazzkeller Jon’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party
Jon Hammond Show for broadcast 02/14/2015 on MNN TV Channel 1 Community Channel, 32nd year on Cable Access TV – Funk Soul Blues and Soft News – just back from NAMM Show, Jon Hammond Show with Bernard Purdie and Jon’s coverage of annual NAMM Memorial Tribute to industry leaders lost last year including Jeff Golub, Joe Wilder, Gerald Wilson, Johnny Winter, with original music from Jon Hammond “Lydia’s Tune” Jon Hammond Band in Hilton Hotel Lobby “Head Phone” Sound Soul Summit Funk Masterpiece Jon Hammond Band in jazzkeller Frankfurt Jon’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party and more – ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP
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Public Access TV: Jon Hammond Show MNN Community Channel 1, Funk Soul Blues and Soft News

March 18, 2015

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Public Access TV: Jon Hammond Show MNN Community Channel 1, Funk Soul Blues and Soft News

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/6842260110

MNN Streaming Link – New York Time: 1:30AM every Saturday morning http://www.mnn.org/live/1-community-channel

Youtube https://youtu.be/IQ_MDZ0v0dE

With San Francisco City Hall outdoor concert – special thanks Lexi Peyer, Mayor Willie Brown, Local 6 Musicians Union

*note: Drummer James Preston here on Pocket Funk has sadly passed away, one of the finest Bay Area funk drummers – long-time band member with

Jon Hammond and Sons of Champlin, Hot Mush, Beefy Red, Cold Blood with Lydia Pense, Maria Muldaur, Dr. John etc.

with Steve Campos flugel horn, Harvey Wainapel tenor, Barry Finnerty guitar, James Preston drums, Jon Hammond at his 1965 Hammond B3 organ –

then to Hamburg Eimsbüttel club Auster Bar, Jon Hammond Band plays a tribute to Cannonball Adderley with Michael Leuschner trumpet,

Ernst-Friedrich Fiete Felsch alto saxophone, Heinz Lichius drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ

special thanks to our friend and excellent drummer Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera! & Auster Bar Team Frank Blume & Torsten Wendt

Then to Nashville Tennessee to the Summer NAMM Show in Music City Convention Center, special show on the Acoustic Nation Stage

Jon Hammond Organ Group performs original theme song “Late Rent” at Summer NAMM Show Nashville Tennessee on the Acoustic Nation Stage. Musicians: Roland Barber – trombone, Evan Cobb – tenor sax, Joe Berger – guitar, Louis Flip Winfield – drums, Jon Hammond – organ
http://www.jonhammondband.com/
special thanks to Nickolas Butterfield camera, JC Clifford & Michael Turner Mothertone crew for Louis and the fine Sleishman Drum Co drums you hear here – JH

*Note: Joe Berger plays JJ Guitars UK and Futhark guitars from Norway

New York NY — One of my last shots of my good friend, the late great Joe Franklin​! King of Radio & TV folks, somewhere in there are some of my CD’s – RIP Joe!
Jon Hammond​

*LINK: https://youtu.be/NEWGszvpduU Joe Franklin Up Late HammondCast KYOU Radio
Joe Franklin “King Of Nostalgia” Host of Radio & TV who’s guests have been entertainers like Bill Cosby to legends like Bing Crosby, Charlie Chaplin,
John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, John Lennon, here with Jon Hammond on Jon’s daily HammondCast Show on KYOU Radio live in Joe
Franklin’s office known as “Memory Lane”. Enjoy! ©JON HAMMOND International

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That was after I painted my 1968 Buick Wildcat White – I downsized from the Silver Streak trailer to a clean 1967 Shasta Trailer, was nice! Trailers for sale or rent…rooms to lent 50 cent! – that was my BMW R650LS motorcycle (Silver) my first Beemer on the right, cool scooter!

– Jon Hammond

Pebble Beach CA – That’s Kathryn Crosby (Bing Crosby’s wife) standing next to Pat Boone and her son Nathaniel Crosby – we’re at the Bing Crosby Golf Tournament on the stunning grounds of Pebble Beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean – Jon Hammond​ – star studded event folks! – aka Olive, as in Olive Oil!

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Kathryn Crosby (born November 25, 1933) is an American actress and singer who performed in films under the stage-names Kathryn Grant and Kathryn Grandstaff.
Olive Kathryn Grandstaff
November 25, 1933 (age 81)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Other names Kathryn Grandstaff
Kathryn Grant
Kathryn Crosby
Years active 1953–2009
Spouse(s) Bing Crosby (1957–1977) (his death) 3 children
Maurice William Sullivan (2000–2010) his death
Children Harry Crosby
Nathaniel Crosby
Mary Crosby
Born Olive Kathryn Grandstaff in Houston, Texas, she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1955. Two years later she became Bing Crosby’s second wife, being more than thirty years his junior. The couple had three children, Harry, Mary Frances, and Nathaniel.[2] She appeared as a guest star on her husband’s 1964–1965 ABC sitcom The Bing Crosby Show.

She largely retired after their marriage, but did have a featured role in the courtroom drama Anatomy of a Murder (1959). She also played the part of “Mama Bear” alongside her husband and children in Goldilocks and co-starred with Jack Lemmon in the comedy Operation Mad Ball (1957), with Tony Curtis in the drama Mister Cory (1957) and as a trapeze artist in The Big Circus (1959).

In the mid-1970s, she hosted The Kathryn Crosby Show, a 30-minute local talk-show on KPIX-TV in San Francisco. Husband Bing appeared as a guest occasionally.

Since Bing Crosby’s death in 1977, she has taken on a few smaller roles and the lead in the short-lived 1996 Broadway musical State Fair.

For 16 years ending in 2001, Crosby hosted the Crosby National Golf Tournament at Bermuda Run Country Club in Bermuda Run, North Carolina. A nearby bridge carrying U.S. Route 158 over the Yadkin River is named for Kathryn Crosby.[3]

On November 4, 2010, Crosby was seriously injured in an automobile accident in the Sierra Nevada that killed her 85-year-old second husband, Maurice William Sullivan, whom she had married in 2000.
So This Is Love (1953)
Arrowhead (1953)
Forever Female (1953)
Casanova’s Big Night (1954)
Living It Up (1954)
Rear Window (1954)
Unchained (1955)
Tight Spot (1955)
Cell 2455 Death Row (1955)
5 Against the House (1955)
My Sister Eileen (1955)
The Phenix City Story (1955)
Storm Center (1956)
Reprisal! (1956)
The Wild Party (1956)
Mister Cory (1957)
The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957)
The Night the World Exploded (1957)
Operation Mad Ball (1957)
The Brothers Rico (1957)
Gunman’s Walk (1958)
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
The Big Circus (1959)
1001 Arabian Nights (1959) (voice)

That was my first of 2 Silver Streak Trailers I lived in, with my 1968 Buick Wildcat before I painted the mighty Wildcat White – the trailer was a 1968 also – I bought it right off the used lot from Lee Peterson Motors San Leandro CA, they had taken it in on trade – it was a great old trailer, all wood inside – my neighbor Curt next door in the Fifth Wheel trailer was a car racer and he had a DeLorean all aluminum car, nice cat – Jon Hammond

This was a nice gig I played the night before I took the Greyhound Bus to Nashville Tennessee – at Zanzibar & Grill, with Bernard Purdie drums, Big Ed on alto, that’s my favorite setup, 2 Leslie 122’s stacked with the B3, circa 1990 – Jon Hammond / Jon Hammond Band
— with Bernard Purdie.

HADES Jon Hammond’s Rock Band 1971 Best Band out of East Bay Area http://kernelpanichammondcast.blogspot.com/2012/12/jon-hammond-1971-recording-hades-rock.html *NOTE: I’m wearing my super bad custom leather jacket from North Beach Leathers…I kept that jacket for years hoping I could fit in to it again, but alas I was never that skinny again! – wishing Steve Wright a recovery (standing next to me on the rock, bass & vocal) – Jim Thorsen guitar & vocal far left, Dave Danza aka D.A. drums in white shirt next to Jimmy – JH
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Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men (Trio) special edition opening for Sons of Champlin​ at Fillmore Auditorium
San Francisco June 4, 1999 original composition Hip Hop Chitlins Jon Hammond organ and bass, Barry Finnerty​ guitar, James Preston​ of Sons of Champlin band drums special thanks Bob Barsotti

Photograph from stage of The Fillmore by Jon Hammond – The Fillmore Auditorium Jon Hammond Trio Hip Hop Chitlins

Pebble Beach — The great Glen Campbell on the golf course folks – Photo © Jon Hammond​ International – Bing Crosby Tournament some years back – Glen is hanging tough in spite of his health challenges – one of my heroes!
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Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is an American country music singer, guitarist, television host, and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting a variety show called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television.

During his 50 years in show business, Campbell has released more than 70 albums. He has sold 45 million records and accumulated 12 RIAA Gold albums, 4 Platinum albums and 1 Double-Platinum album. He has placed a total of 80 different songs on either the Billboard Country Chart, Billboard Hot 100, and/or the Adult Contemporary Chart, of which 29 made the Top 10 and of which nine reached number one on at least one of those charts. Campbell’s hits include his recordings of John Hartford’s “Gentle on My Mind”, Jimmy Webb’s “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”, “Wichita Lineman”, and “Galveston”, Larry Weiss’s “Rhinestone Cowboy”, and Allen Toussaint’s “Southern Nights”.

Campbell made history in 1967 by winning four Grammys total, in the country and pop categories.[2] For “Gentle on My Mind” he received two awards in country and western, “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” did the same in pop. Three of his early hits later won Grammy Hall of Fame Awards (2000, 2004, 2008), while Campbell himself won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. He owns trophies for Male Vocalist of the Year from both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM), and took the CMA’s top award as 1968 Entertainer of the Year. In 1969 actor John Wayne picked Campbell to play alongside him in the film True Grit, which gave Campbell a Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer. Campbell sang the title song which was nominated for an Academy Award.
Glen Travis Campbell
Born April 22, 1936 (age 78)
Delight, Arkansas, U.S.
Genres Country, rock, folk, pop, folk rock, gospel
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar, banjo, bass, bagpipes[1]
Years active 1958–2013
Labels Capitol, Atlantic, MCA, Liberty, Surfdog Records, New Haven
Associated acts The Champs, The Beach Boys, Bobbie Gentry, Anne Murray, Jimmy Webb, John Hartford, Jerry Reed
Glen Campbell was born in Billstown, a tiny community near Delight in Pike County, Arkansas, the son of Carrie Dell (Stone) and John Wesley Campbell.[3] He was the seventh son of 12 children. His father was a sharecropper of Scottish descent.[4][5] He started playing guitar as a youth without learning to read music and credits his uncle Boo for teaching him the guitar.[6]

In 1954 Campbell moved to Albuquerque to join his uncle’s band known as Dick Bills and the Sandia Mountain Boys.[7] There he also appeared on his uncle’s radio show[6] and on K Circle B Time, the local children’s program on KOB television.[8] In 1958 Campbell formed his own band, the Western Wranglers.[7]

Career[edit]
1960–66: Early career[edit]
In 1960, Campbell moved to Los Angeles to become a session musician.[9][10] Around this time he was part of the group The Champs. Soon, Campbell was in great demand as a session musician. He was part of a group of studio musicians who became known as The Wrecking Crew.[10][11] During this period he played on recordings by Bobby Darin, Ricky Nelson, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, The Monkees, Nancy Sinatra, Merle Haggard, Jan and Dean,[9] Elvis Presley,[12] Frank Sinatra and Phil Spector.[10][11]

By January 1961[13] Campbell had found a daytime job at publishing company American Music, writing songs and recording demos.[6] In May 1961 he left The Champs[14] and was subsequently signed by Crest Records, a subsidiary of American Music. His first solo release, “Turn Around Look At Me”, was a moderate success, peaking at number 61 on the Billboard Hot 100.[15] He also formed The Gee Cees with former bandmembers from The Champs, performing at The Crossbow Inn in Van Nuys, a Los Angeles suburb.[16] The Gee Cees too released a single on Crest, instrumentals “Buzz Saw” b/w “Annie Had A Party”, which did not chart.

In 1962 Campbell signed with Capitol records.[17] After minor initial success with “Too Late to Worry, Too Blue to Cry”, his first single for the label, and “Kentucky Means Paradise”, released by The Green River Boys featuring Glen Campbell, a string of unsuccessful singles and albums followed.

From 1964 on Campbell began to appear on television as a regular on Star Route, a syndicated series hosted by Rod Cameron,[18] ABC’s Shindig! and Hollywood Jamboree.[19]

From December 1964 to early March 1965, Campbell was a touring member of the Beach Boys, filling in for Brian Wilson.[9] He also played guitar on the group’s Pet Sounds album, among other recordings. On tour, he played bass guitar and sang falsetto harmonies. In April 1966, he joined Ricky Nelson on a tour through the Far East, again playing bass.[20]

In 1965 he had his biggest solo hit yet, reaching number 45 on the Hot 100 with a version of Buffy Sainte-Marie’s “Universal Soldier”. Asked about the pacifist message of the song, he elected to assert that “people who are advocating burning draft cards should be hung.”[21]

1967–72: Burning Bridges to The Goodtime Hour[edit]
When follow-up singles didn’t do well, and Capitol was considering dropping Campbell from the label in 1966, he was teamed with producer Al De Lory.[22] Together they first collaborated on “Burning Bridges” which became a top 20 country hit in early 1967,[23] and the album of the same name. Campbell and De Lory collaborated again on 1967’s “Gentle on My Mind”, written by John Hartford, which was an overnight success. The song was followed by the bigger hit “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” later in 1967, and “I Wanna Live” and “Wichita Lineman” in 1968. Campbell won four Grammy Awards for his performances on “Gentle on My Mind” and “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”.

In 1967, Campbell was also the uncredited lead vocalist on “My World Fell Down” by Sagittarius, a studio group. The song reached No. 70 on the Billboard Hot 100.[24]

The 1969 song “True Grit” by composer Elmer Bernstein and lyricist Don Black, and sung by Campbell, who co-starred in the movie, received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Song and the Golden Globe.

His biggest hits in the late 1960s were the songs written by Jimmy Webb: “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Wichita Lineman”, “Galveston”, and “Where’s the Playground Susie”. An album of mainly Webb-penned compositions, Reunion: The Songs of Jimmy Webb, was released in 1974, but it produced no hit single records. “Wichita Lineman” was selected as one of the greatest songs of the 20th century by Mojo magazine in 1997 and by Blender in 2001.

After he hosted a 1968 summer replacement for television’s The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour variety show, Campbell hosted his own weekly variety show, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, from January 1969 through June 1972. At the height of his popularity, a 1970 biography by Freda Kramer, The Glen Campbell Story, was published.

Campbell performing at the Michigan State Fair, circa 1970
With Campbell’s session-work connections, he hosted major names in music on his show, including the Beatles (on film), David Gates and Bread, the Monkees, Neil Diamond, Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Roger Miller, and Mel Tillis. Campbell helped launch the careers of Anne Murray and Jerry Reed who were regulars on his Goodtime Hour program.

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, Campbell released a long series of singles and appeared in the movies True Grit (1969) with John Wayne and Kim Darby and Norwood (1970) with Kim Darby and Joe Namath.

1973–79: “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Southern Nights”[edit]
After the cancellation of his CBS series in 1972, Campbell remained a regular on network television. He co-starred in a made-for-television movie, Strange Homecoming (1974), with Robert Culp and up-and-coming teen idol, Leif Garrett. He hosted a number of television specials, including 1976’s Down Home, Down Under with Olivia Newton-John. He co-hosted the American Music Awards from 1976–78 and headlined the 1979 NBC special, Glen Campbell: Back To Basics with guest-stars Seals and Crofts and Brenda Lee. He was a guest on many network talk and variety shows, including: Donny & Marie, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Cher, the Redd Foxx Comedy Hour, Merv Griffin, The Midnight Special with Wolfman Jack, DINAH!, Evening at Pops with Arthur Fiedler and the Mike Douglas Show. From 1982 to 1983 he hosted a 30-minute syndicated music show on NBC, the Glen Campbell Music Show.

In the mid-1970s, he had more hits with “Rhinestone Cowboy”, “Southern Nights” (both U.S. No. 1 hits), “Sunflower” (U.S. No. 39) (written by Neil Diamond), and “Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.).” (U.S. No. 11).

“Rhinestone Cowboy” was Campbell’s largest-selling single, initially with over 2 million copies sold. Campbell had heard the songwriter Larry Weiss’ version while on tour of Australia in 1974. The song was included in Dickie Goodman’s Jaws movie parody song “Mr. Jaws”; both songs were on October 4, 1975 Hot 100 top 10. “Rhinestone Cowboy” continues to be used in TV shows and films, including Desperate Housewives, Daddy Day Care, and High School High. It was the inspiration for the 1984 Dolly Parton/Sylvester Stallone movie Rhinestone. Campbell also made a techno/pop version of the song in 2002 with UK artists Rikki & Daz and went to the top 10 in the UK with the dance version and related music video.

“Southern Nights,” by Allen Toussaint, his other No. 1 pop-rock-country crossover hit, was generated with the help of Jimmy Webb, and Jerry Reed, who inspired the famous guitar lick introduction to the song, which was the most-played jukebox number of 1977.

From 1971 to 1983, Campbell was the celebrity host of the Los Angeles Open, an annual professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour.

1980–present: Later career and Country Music Hall of Fame induction[edit]
Campbell made a cameo appearance in the 1980 Clint Eastwood movie Any Which Way You Can, for which he recorded the title song.

In 1991, he provided the voice of the Elvis Presley sound alike rooster Chanticleer in the Don Bluth film “Rock-A-Doodle.”

In 1999, Campbell was featured on VH-1’s Behind the Music, A&E Network’s Biography in 2001, and on a number of CMT programs. Campbell ranked 29th on CMT’s 40 Greatest Men of Country Music in 2003.

Campbell in 2004
He is also credited with giving Alan Jackson his first big break. Campbell met Jackson’s wife (a flight attendant with Piedmont Airlines) at Atlanta Airport and gave her his publishing manager’s business card. Jackson went to work for Campbell’s music publishing business in the early 1990s and later had many of his hit songs published in part by Campbell’s company, Seventh Son Music.[25] Campbell also served as an inspiration to Keith Urban, who cites Campbell as a strong influence on his performing career.[26][27]

In 2005, Campbell was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.[28]

It was announced in April 2008 that Campbell was returning to his signature label, Capitol, to release his new album, Meet Glen Campbell.[29] The album was released on August 19. With this album he branched off in a different musical direction, covering tracks from artists such as Travis, U2, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Jackson Browne and Foo Fighters. It was Campbell’s first release on Capitol in over 15 years. Musicians from Cheap Trick and Jellyfish contributed to the album as well. The first single, a cover of Green Day’s “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)”, was released to radio in July 2008. In March 2010, a farewell album titled Ghost on the Canvas was announced which served as a companion to Meet Glen Campbell.[30]

Ghost on the Canvas was released on August 30, 2011, with collaborations that include Paul Westerberg (writer of the title track), The Wallflowers singer Jakob Dylan, Chris Isaak, Rick Nielsen and Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins.[citation needed]

In Los Angeles in January 2013, Campbell recorded his final song, titled “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”. The song, which is featured in a new documentary, “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me”, was released on September 30, 2014, with the documentary following on October 24.[31][32] On January 15, Campbell and fellow songwriter Julian Raymond were nominated for Best Original Song at the 87th Academy Awards.

Personal life[edit]
Relationships and children[edit]
Campbell has been married four times and is the father of five sons and three daughters, ranging in year of birth from 1956 to 1986. Campbell’s eldest daughter is Debby, from his marriage (1955–59) to Diane Kirk.[33] After divorcing Kirk, Campbell married Billie Jean Nunley, a beautician from Carlsbad, New Mexico, who gave birth to Kelli, Travis, and Kane. They divorced in 1975. Shortly after that, he had an affair with and later married singer Mac Davis’s second wife, Sarah Barg, in 1976. They had one child together (Dillon) and then divorced in 1980, three weeks after Dillon’s birth.[34]

From 1980 to 1981 Campbell had a very public relationship with then 21-year-old country star Tanya Tucker that was the subject of supermarket tabloids for months.[35] Campbell has been married to Kimberly “Kim” Woollen since 1982.[36][37] Woollen was a Radio City Music Hall “Rockette” when she and Glen met on a blind date in 1981. They have three children together, Cal, Shannon and daughter Ashley[38] who have joined their father on stage since 2010 as part of his touring band.[39] Campbell, who was raised in the Church of Christ,[40] and Woollen both joined a Baptist church in Phoenix.[41] In a 2008 interview they said that they have been adherents of Messianic Judaism for two decades.[42]

Political views[edit]
On The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, Campbell avoided political topics.[43][44][45] Around this time period he described himself in interviews as “a registered Democrat but I voted Republican a few times” [46][47][48] and he performed in support of both Republican and Democratic politicians.[47][49][50] Campbell performed the National Anthem at the 1980 Republican National Convention[51] and continued to make a number of campaign appearances for Republican candidates during the 1980s and 1990s.[52][53][54]

Alzheimer’s diagnosis[edit]
In June 2011, Campbell announced he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease six months earlier.[55]

Campbell went on a final “Goodbye Tour”, with three of his children joining him in his backup band;[56][57] his last show was on November 30, 2012, in Napa, California.[58] Campbell sang “Rhinestone Cowboy” as a goodbye at the 2012 Grammy Awards ceremony held on February 12, 2012.[59]

In April 2014, news reports indicated the 78-year-old Campbell had become a patient at an Alzheimer’s long-term care and treatment facility.[60][61] On March 10, 2015, NBC News reported that Campbell could no longer speak for himself and that two of his children had sought legal action against Campbell’s wife Kim, with the assertion that she had “secluded” the singer and prevented them from “participating” in the 78-year-old’s medical care.
1965 Baby the Rain Must Fall Band Member (uncredited)
1967 The F.B.I. Larry Dana Episode: “Force of Nature”
1967 The Cool Ones Patrick
1969 True Grit La Boeuf
1969–72 The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Host
1970 Norwood Norwood Pratt
1976/77/78 American Music Awards Host
1980 Solid Gold Co-host 2 episodes
1980 Any Which Way You Can Singer at Lion Dollar Cowboy Bar
1982 The Glen Campbell Music Show Host 24 episodes
1986 Uphill All the Way Capt. Hazeltine
1991 Rock-A-Doodle Chanticleer (voice)
1997 Players Jesse Dalton Episode: “In Concert”
2014 I’ll Be Me Documentary subject
Awards and honors[edit]
Grammy Awards

Year Category Work Result
1967 Best Male Country Vocal Performance “Gentle on My Mind” Won
Best Country & Western Recording “Gentle on My Mind” Won
Best Vocal Performance, Male “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” Won
Best Contemporary Group Performance (Vocal Or Instrumental) “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” Won
1968 Album of the Year By the Time I Get to Phoenix Won
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male “I Wanna Live” Nominated
Best Contemporary-Pop Vocal Performance, Male “Wichita Lineman” Nominated
Record of the Year “Wichita Lineman” Nominated
1976 Best Country Vocal Performance, Male “Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)” Nominated
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male “Rhinestone Cowboy” Nominated
Record of the Year “Rhinestone Cowboy” Nominated
1981 Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group “Dream Lover” (duet with Tanya Tucker) Nominated
1982 Best Recording for Children Sesame Country (various artists) Won
1986 Best Inspirational Performance No More Night Nominated
1988 Best Country & Western Vocal Performance – Duet “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle” (with Steve Wariner) Nominated
Best Country & Western Vocal Performance – Duet “You Are” (with Emmylou Harris) Nominated
2000 Grammy Hall of Fame Award “Wichita Lineman” Won
2004 Grammy Hall of Fame Award “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” Won
2008 Grammy Hall of Fame Award “Wichita Lineman” Won
2012 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award[65] Won
2015 Best Country Song “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” (shared with co-writer Julian Raymond) Won
Best Song Written for Visual Media “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” Nominated
Academy of Country Music[66]

Year Category Work Result
1967 Single of the Year “Gentle on My Mind” Won
Album of the Year Gentle on My Mind Won
Top Male Vocalist Gentle on My Mind Won
1968 Album of the Year Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell Won
Top Male Vocalist Won
TV Personality of the Year Won
1971 TV Personality of the Year Won
1975 Single of the Year “Rhinestone Cowboy” Won
1998 Pioneer Award Won
2015 Video of the Year “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”[67] Pending
American Music Awards
1976: Favorite Pop/Rock Single – “Rhinestone Cowboy”
1976: Favorite Country Single – “Rhinestone Cowboy”
1977: Favorite Country Album – Rhinestone Cowboy
Country Music Association Awards
1968: Entertainer of the Year
1968: Male Vocalist of the Year
GMA Dove Awards[68]
1986: Album by a Secular Artist – No More Night
1992: Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year – “Where Shadows Never Fall”
2000: Country Album of the Year – A Glen Campbell Christmas
Other honors
1974: Country Music Association of Great Britain’s Entertainer of the Year[69]
2005: Country Music Hall of Fame induction[citation needed]
2007: Musicians Hall of Fame induction (as a member of The Wrecking Crew)[citation needed]
2008: Q Legend Award[70]
2012: Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. Career Achievement Award[71]
2014: HMMA Lifetime Achievement Award[72]
2015: Academy Award nomination for “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” (co-writer); sung by Tim McGraw

Alice Cooper looking good on the band with Johnny Depp, Abe Laboriel Jr. and friends at #imperialball2015 ! – Jon Hammond

LINK: https://vimeo.com/117894281
A taste of the great Alice Cooper doing his tune “School’s Out” with Johnny Depp and Friends as seen by Jon Hammond from VIP seating area row E in Orchestra Center – very special annual benefit concert #imperialball2015 Very Important I want to clarify that the proceeds of this concert went to help feed hungry children 1200 daily “Caterina’s Club” from Sir Chef Bruno Serato and also Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Center saving kids one guitar at a time from going in to gang life – god bless their beautiful work sponsored by the good folks at Sennheiser electronic and recorded with their very best microphones and also Duesenberg Guitars A production version guitar will be released later, with a portion of the proceeds going to Johnny’s charities. by the good folks at Sennheiser electronic and recorded with their very fine microphones – Jon shot this with a little camera for posterity
special thanks Sennheiser, 100.3 FM The Sound, Gallery 319 *Note: The drummer is Abe Laboriel Jr. (Paul McCartney’s long-time drummer, son of the great bassist Abraham LaBoriel – Johnny Depp’s guitar was signed by all the artists and auctioned off at end of the show with proceeds going to above mentioned charities – JH #TheNAMMShow — with Alice Cooper and Abe Laboriel jr. at Anaheim Center for the Performing Arts At Servite

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Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon’s birthday

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Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon’s birthday

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Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1mn3pb_late-rent-jon-hammond-theme-song-2014_music

Jon Hammond Band Facebook http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=806846682677464

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/late-rent-jon-hammond-theme-song-2014-6818982

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

Jon Hammond (aus New York City) – organ
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – 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

Jon Hammond in P.Mauriat Pmauriat Albest Pro Shop Taipei Taiwan

Journal Frankfurt article by Detlef Kinsler

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

Kultur

MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME

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). — Interview: Detlef Kinsler

P.Mauriat Action Blues With Jon Hammond Pmauriat / Albest Music

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatActionBluesWithJonHammond

(Higher Quality) P.Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest action with Jon Hammond Blues All Afternoon at The NAMM Show with P.Mauriat Artists and guests Arno Haas, Hailey Niswanger, James Carter, Joshua Quinlan, Juan Alzate, Ryan Montano – Jon Hammond at the Sk1 organ http://www.HammondCast.com/

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I Wrote It On The Train “Train Song” by Jon Hammond & Band “The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!” Musikmesse “Warm Up Party” jazzkeller

March 4, 2015

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: I Wrote It On The Train “Train Song” by Jon Hammond & Band “The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!” Musikmesse “Warm Up Party” jazzkeller

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

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1170664

Youtube http://youtu.be/ibPxc0shd8Y

Jon Hammond original composition “Train Song” performed at Jon’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt – Jon Hammond Band: Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond organ – special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera – http://www.HammondCast.com ©JH INTL ASCAP Publishing JON HAMMOND International

Briggs & Riley Travelware added 2 new photos – https://www.facebook.com/BriggsandRiley/posts/10153116135768914

Iconic jazz and blues keyboardist and television/music radio show host and producer (CBS’s “Jon Hammond’s Afternoon Slide” on KYCY 1550 AM) Jon Hammond writes us: “Nothing like riding the old S-Bahn with my Briggs & Riley Travelware.” We do love hearing from you, Mr. Hammond. Happy travels on tour and keep on tinkling those ivories!!

Musician and media personality Jon Hammond in Frankfurt photographing his Briggs & Riley bags.

Keyboard master Jon Hammond on tour.

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“The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
Musikmesse “Warm Up Party”
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Jon Hammond – organ
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – 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!”
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Youtube http://youtu.be/ElPht5F81xA

Jon Hammond Show Broadcast 03/14/2015 MNN Channel 1- (Mikell’s circa 1989) – Blues In Mikell’s Night – Jon Hammond Late Rent Session Men
Blues In Mikell’s Night – vintage gig in NYC’s premier nightspot Mikell’s at 760 Columbus Avenue – The Musicians: Leslie J. Carter Chuggy Carter percussion
Bernard Purdie drums
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Jon Hammond 1959 B3 organ
camera Joe Berger

http://www.jonhammondband.com/ — Opening Party for The Australian Music Association Convention – AMAC back in Gold Coast Australia, The Jon Hammond Trio with Kerry Jacobson drums, Neil Wickham tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond New B3 organ – opening introduction by Bernie Capicchiano with many special guest in the house, including Larry Morton Chairman of NAMM Show in the USA Delegation and member exhibitors of AMA in Jupiters Casino Hotel Broadbeach Gold Coast AU – AMAC Convention Back In Gold Coast for 2014 – Jon Hammond Organ Group – special thanks Bernies Music Land Team / Musico, Rob Walker, Greg Phillips, Tony Burn – and all the great people of The AMAC!

– The Late Great Joe Franklin with Jon Hammond: Joe Franklin “King Of Nostalgia” Host of Radio & TV who’s guests have been entertainers like Bill Cosby to legends like Bing Crosby, Charlie Chaplin,
John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, John Lennon, here with Jon Hammond on Jon’s daily HammondCast Show on KYOU Radio live in Joe
Franklin’s office known as “Memory Lane”. Enjoy! ©JON HAMMOND International

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1220892

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/120964118

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2ifbmt_jon-hammond-show-broadcast-03-14-2015-mnn-channel-1_music

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

Jon Hammond and Friends playing Jon’s theme song “Late Rent” at The NAMM Show, Jon’s annual Sunday Morning NAMM Session in the Hammond Suzuki NAMM Booth – Joe Berger guitar, Koei Tanaka chromatic Suzuki harmonica, Chuggy Carter percussion, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ *Note Jon is playing through a new stationary Leslie speaker product which I’ve been told not to mention the model number but you can find it for sale already at B3 Guys and some other Hammond dealers folks – 32nd year of The Jon Hammond Show on cable access TV and 29th NAMM Show, Joe Berger has done more than 29 – next stop: Frankfurt musikmesse http://www.HammondCast.com #NAMMShow #HammondOrgan Leslie L-2215, Hammond Digital Leslie pedal, G Pedal, ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP

Youtube http://youtu.be/R6Ls3-gkxT0

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Jon Hammond Show MNN TV Channel 1 02/14/2015

February 11, 2015

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Show MNN TV Channel 1 02/14/2015

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/6842260214

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/119225355

Youtube http://youtu.be/fgVsJt4KIIw

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1214567

Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2gvvy7_jon-hammond-show-mnn-tv-channel-1-02-14-2015-32nd-year_music

Jon Hammond Show for broadcast 02/14/2015 on MNN TV Channel 1 Community Channel, 32nd year on Cable Access TV – Funk Soul Blues and Soft News – just back from NAMM Show, Jon Hammond Show with Bernard Purdie and Jon’s coverage of annual NAMM Memorial Tribute to industry leaders lost last year including Jeff Golub, Joe Wilder, Gerald Wilson, Johnny Winter, with original music from Jon Hammond “Lydia’s Tune” Jon Hammond Band in Hilton Hotel Lobby “Head Phone” Sound Soul Summit Funk Masterpiece Jon Hammond Band in jazzkeller Frankfurt Jon’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party and more – ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP

http://www.HammondCast.com

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

Youtube http://youtu.be/x6a8MHYESqc

Jon Hammond and Friends drop in to Taipei night spot JAZZ SPOT SWING organ lounge,

Jon at Mr. Nobuki Kuwahara’s Hammond Sk2 organ with house musicians – Kenichi Toyoda piano

– special thanks to Nico, Shannon, Letitia – Superlux Taiwan,

P. Mauriat Europe Pmauriat Albest Team!

http://www.HammondCast.com/ – Jazz Spot Swing

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/110027287

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1182889

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Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014

Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon’s birthday

with Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Late Rent is the theme song for Jon’s long-running cable TV show in New York City The Jon Hammond Show and HammondCast radio program http://www.HammondCast.com – special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera – Jon Hammond Band

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014

Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon’s birthday

with Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – Late Rent is the theme song for Jon’s long-running cable TV show in New York City The Jon Hammond Show and HammondCast radio program http://www.HammondCast.com – special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera – Jon Hammond Band

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

Jon Hammond (aus New York City) – organ
Joe Berger – guitar
Peter Klohmann – 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

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MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME

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). — Interview: Detlef Kinsler

P.Mauriat Action Blues With Jon Hammond Pmauriat / Albest Music

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatActionBluesWithJonHammond

(Higher Quality) P.Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest action with Jon Hammond Blues All Afternoon at The NAMM Show with P.Mauriat Artists and guests Arno Haas, Hailey Niswanger, James Carter, Joshua Quinlan, Juan Alzate, Ryan Montano – Jon Hammond at the Sk1 organ http://www.HammondCast.com/

with Hailey Niswanger, Jon Hammond, PMauriat Saxophones, Pmauriat Albest, Arno Haas, Reggie Padilla and Ryan Montano at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Youtube http://youtu.be/4rGrMhFPbrU

Vimeo http://vimeo.com/88162571

Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond

http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/p-mauriat-action-blues-with-jon-hammond-all-afternoon-6744345

“Out To Lunch” San Francisco City Hall Concert – Jon Hammond Band LINK http://youtu.be/jcH0VqdDvII
POCKET FUNK by Jon Hammond — with Jon Hammond at San Francisco City Hall

Jon Hammond at the new Hammond A-162 Console Organ – Photo Credit Larry Gay of The West Coast Live Radio The NAMM Show

— with Jon Hammond at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Get down Mr. Berger! Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the B3mk2 Hammond organ – Photo by master photographer Lawrence Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Show, thanks Larry!

*VIDEO LINK: http://youtu.be/7TApELTO1XI Head Phone – Jon Hammond Band THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All-Star Jam Video Movie of Jon’s Band Featuring Bernard Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Alex Budman, Joe Berger2, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond Organ Group — with Stephen Fortner, Scott May, Joe Berger rips it up! Koei Tana…See More — with Joe Berger and Jon Hammond at Bespeco @ NAMM Show 2014

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatPlayersSessionWithJonHammondDay1NAMM2014

The Famous Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond Photo Just In!

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1099403

Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond Photo Just In! Photo Credit and Many Thanks to Bernie Capicchiano of Bernies Music Land Australia, thanks a million Bernie!!! You can clearly see Stevie is shanking my hand – he shook it about 5 different ways while we were talking, his fingers are his eyes living in the world of Music that has blessed us all! This was at the Hammond Organ USA Suzuki Musical Instruments stand number 5100 Winter NAMM Show 2014, I got to speak with him last year also and met him the first time in 1972 – this is a precious photo from Bernie! – Jon Hammond – at The NAMM Show
Stevie’s Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevie_Wonder
musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century.[2] Wonder signed with Motown’s Tamla label at the age of eleven[2] and continues to perform and record for Motown as of the early 2010s. He has been blind since shortly after birth.[3]
Among Wonder’s works are singles such as “Superstition”, “Sir Duke”, “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” and “I Just Called to Say I Love You”; and albums such as Talking Book, Innervisions and Songs in the Key of Life.[2] He has recorded more than thirty U.S. top ten hits and received twenty-two Grammy Awards, the most ever awarded to a male solo artist, and has sold over 100 million albums and singles, making him one of the top 60 best-selling music artists.[4] Wonder is also noted for his work as an activist for political causes, including his 1980 campaign to make Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday a holiday in the United States.[5] In 2009, Wonder was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace.[6] In 2008, Billboard magazine released a list of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists to celebrate the US singles chart’s fiftieth anniversary, with Wonder at number five…cont. — with Stevie Wonder at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Dankeschön to my good friend Tino Pavlis for sending me this very precious photograph of me speaking with Stevie Wonder last month at The NAMM Show —

thanks a million Tino!

P.Mauriat Players Session with Jon Hammond Day 1 NAMM 2014

Youtube http://youtu.be/35qxoEkC74E

(Higher Quality) A wonderful jazz session at P.Mauriat / Pmauriat Albest NAMM stand number 4514 on first day of NAMM 2014 together with Jon Hammond on the organ with tenor saxophonists Aldo Salvent, Alex Budman, Josh Quinlan, Terell Stafford trumpet, checking names, more coming – Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com/ – The NAMM Show — with Alex Budman, Aldo Salvent, Terell Stafford, Josh Quinlan and more..

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

Guy Low – PR

Jon Hammond jams at the Electro-Voice stand: AMAC 2014 http://www.electrovoice.com/pressrelease.php?id=1651 The music products industry gathered again on Queensland’s Gold Coast for professional development sessions and a two-day trade show. Almost 500 professionals, covering a wide range of Australian music industry suppliers and retailers, took part at the Australian Music Association Convention – held at the ever-popular Jupiter’s Casino.

The convention featured a number of notable key speakers and accomplished musicians to keep attendees educated as well as entertained. Amongst the key figures were Larry Morton, current NAMM Chairman and President of Hal Leonard Corporation; Jon Hammond, renowned Hammond organ player and founder of the Jon Hammond Band; Ambre Hammond (no-relation to Jon) leading Australian piano musician and Guinness record holder for receiving Associate and Licentiate Diplomas of music at the age of 11; and Lloyd Spiegel, one of Australia’s leading blues guitarists.

Bosch Communications Systems, a regular at AMAC, exhibited the latest products from our Electro-Voice and Dynacord brands, including EV’s ZLX, ELX and ETX Powered Loudspeaker families, and Dynacord’s TS Vertical Array Cabinets, the tiny but feature-packed PM 502 Powered Mixer, and the versatile AXM 12A Coaxial Powered Monitor with onboard DSP.

For the first time in EV’s history, the brand had three “best-in-class” loudspeaker families on display covering entry-level through to pro-audio markets. ZLX loudspeakers are the number one selling powered speakers in the American market and have won Best of Show at NAMM 2013. The 2000-W ETX Powered Loudspeakers have been labelled as the most advanced product in its price range and have won Best of Show at NAMM 2014. Sitting in between is the ever-popular ELX range which represents a high-quality sound system at a mid-range price.

The ETX Powered Loudspeaker display drew a lot of attention during the show, including that of Jon Hammond, one of the finest B3 players in the world. Jon reminisced about his first experience with EV speakers back in 1964, when he installed EV SRO speakers in a Fender Bandmaster cabinet.

“I have a particular fondness for EV speakers. My very first pro amplifier was a 1964 blonde Fender Bandmaster in which I installed the white EV SRO Speakers. Yes, I lugged that 2 x 12 speaker box around everywhere and it was impossible to blow it up – my whole band would plug in to it, we thought in those days because the amp was called the Bandmaster that the whole band should plug in to it, bass and all – no problem, it was loud and clear!”

After swapping a few stories Jon was curious to see how his Hammond Sk1 would sound with the ETX loudspeakers. Following a quick connection via a Dynacord PowerMate 600, Jon belted a few tunes just before the close of day one of the exhibition. He promised to come back the following day with a jazz guitarist who turned out to be Chris Connolly, a well known figure in the audio and music products industry. While setting up for the jam session Simon Ert, a jazz percussionist representing Gretsch drums on the neighbouring stand, volunteered to complete the trio. What followed was half an hour of cool jazz tunes and sweet sound.

Group photo, from left to right: Simon Ert on Gretsch Drums, Chris Connolly on Grover Jackson Guitar and the legendary “Buchanan Hammer” EV 664 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone, and Jon Hammond on Hammond Sk1, mixed using Dynacord PowerMate 600 and played through ETX Powered Loudspeakers.

Check out an excerpt of the performance on YouTube:

http://youtu.be/SPHi-VBY6zI

“I love coming to the AMAC shows, in just a few years I have forged some lasting friendships and am fortunate enough to meet some really outstanding musicians,” said Jon. “The timing was perfect to have a session like that what we did – thank you so much for accommodating us with the superb EV powered speakers. I heard from friends who were all the way across the hall that they could hear us clear as a bell. It was so much fun, that’s the kind of thing I live for and only happens in a special place and people such as the EV stand at AMAC!”

Electro-Voice speakers were also present on the Casio Sound Technology stand. Two ZLX 12” powered speakers and a ZXA1 sub gave the Casio guys all they needed to show off their DJ and keyboard skills a few times each day. Needless to say, they were very happy with the sound as well.

Bosch Communications would like to thank AMAC, Jon Hammond, Chris Connolly, Simon Ert, and all the visitors and exhibitors for making AMAC 2014 an experience to remember!
AMAC Convention Back In Gold Coast for 2014

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Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/ReturnOfTheStudentJonHammondVisitWithTonyGermainHD1080p

Jon Hammond visit with his piano teacher Tony Germain:
“So good to see my piano teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years later from the first day we met on Scheduling Day 1973, looking good Tony! Greatest piano and Hammond organ teacher folks!

Tony taught so many players well and created the organ department (long story!) Chairing the PIano Department, (he has a nice chair in his office and superb Steinway Grand Piano) – if you are lucky enough to be a student at Berklee and get to study with Tony Germain, then you are living under the lucky star – Tony is the Man!! Thanks for everything you showed me Tony, straightened me out big time” – Jon Hammond
*Return of the Student –

Here I am with my Piano Teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years to the day later from the first time we sat down together folks – interview coming soon, many thanks Tony! Jon Hammond
http://www.berklee.edu/people/tony-germain
Position: Assistant Chair
Department: Piano

Tony’s Steinway Grand Piano

“I think I might have been one of Berklee’s first graduates with what today is called the performance major in piano. So as assistant chair, I have a vested interest in making sure we’re still preparing piano, keyboard, and organ students, without being in any way style prejudiced. I also took the position to have a little bit more involvement with the curriculum—to see what I could personally add or help create.”

“When I went to Berklee, Ted Pease, Phil Wilson, and Mike Rendish were my role models and my teachers. They set the standard for what I’d become and how I would teach. They were all very good to me, and I could see how much they loved it. Here at Berklee, I’m giving back to something that has given me everything. I often describe Berklee as a musical Fantasy Island. I just don’t know where else I’d be happy.”

“Prior to becoming assistant chair of the Piano Department, I taught pretty much everything across the board for 33 years: harmony, ear training, arranging, ensembles. I created the Harmonic Ear Training course and taught it from about 1978 until I became assistant chair. I’m equally in love with private and classroom teaching, and have done it all my adult life. I probably get more out of it than my students do. But hopefully I inspire students to further their interests in whichever style of performance they desire—it’s my job to prepare them for the long haul. I still teach Survey of Piano Styles: History of Jazz Piano. I didn’t want to give it up. And I didn’t want to not teach entirely, because you lose touch if you’re out of the classroom.”

Career Highlights
B.M., Berklee College of Music
Performances with Judy Garland, Herb Pomeroy, Joe Hunt, and Dick Johnson
Musical director, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well, Charles Playhouse
Pianist and keyboardist with jazz and commercial groups
Recordings include Forces with Jerry Tachoir; Risa’s Waltz with Danny Harrington; Until Further Notice with Steve Rochinski; Sasha Sings Dinah, A Tribute to the Queen, Dinah Washington with Sasha Daltonn; Happy Talk with Christine Fawson; At Last with Kimberly Keating; Read Between the Lines with Jan Shapiro; Live at the Firehouse with Danny Harrington; The Berklee Great American Songbook series; and for Acuff-Rose, Nashville
Published articles in Keyboard and Berklee Today magazines
Professional performing and recording artist
Television and radio experience, including Community Auditions/ Dave Maynard Talent Showcase, WBZ, Channel 4, Boston; Jack Harris Show, Detroit; Nick Clooney Show, Cincinnati; Music America, WGBH Radio, Boston; and Grand Ole Opry, Nashville
Performer and clinician, Berklee on the Road programs in Umbria, Puerto Rico, and Los Angeles
Leadership
Stephany Tiernan
Chair
Tony Germain
Assistant Chair — at Berklee College of Music
http://www.HammondCast.com/
— at Berklee College of Music

Youtube http://youtu.be/TppXGPzVaK8

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Celebrating 32 years on Cable Access MNN TV Jon Hammond Show

February 5, 2015

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Celebrating 32 years on Cable Access MNN TV Jon Hammond Show

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/6842260207

Celebrating 32 years on Cable Access MNN TV Jon Hammond Show – anniversary on February 4th 2015 – this broadcast slated for February 7th at 1:30AM in our original time slow – thanks to all our viewers over 32 years folks! – Jon Hammond – Funk Soul Blues and Soft News http://www.HammondCast.com

Youtube http://youtu.be/te-wtro-xc0

Special thanks to Greg Herreman Productions and the NAMM Center Stage Crew Jennifer, Evan and everybody for their

fantastic support excellent sound as always! – Jon Hammond / Jon Hammond Funk Unit / Jon Hammond Band

Joe Berger guitar

Chuggy Carter percussion

Dom Famularo drums

Bernard Purdie drums

Alex Budman tenor saxophone

Koei Tanaka harmonica

Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond organ

Special thanks to Mr. Masuo Terada, Koei Tanaka Suzuki Santa and the Suzuki Musical Instruments Team from Hamamatsu Japan

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1212824

Jon Hammond Band with Dom Famularo | NAMM 2015 Youtube http://youtu.be/jdXyGAucqJ4

This video is about Jon Hammond Band with Dom Famularo | NAMM 2015

Groovin On Up..and Tearin It On Up – Dom Famularo rippin on Head Phone at NAMM Show with Jon Hammond Funk Unit folks! Special thanks Rob Walker – Australian Musician Magazine

Groovin On Up..and Tearin It On Up – Dom Famularo rippin on Head Phone at NAMM Show with Jon Hammond Funk Unit folks! Special thanks Rob Walker – Australian Musician Magazine

Sunday Blues and Jazz Session in Hammond Suzuki USA Stand Winter NAMM Show

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

#TheNAMMShow Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=984265121602285

Jon Hammond and Friends traditional Sunday Blues & Jazz Session Winter NAMM Show in Hammond Organ USA Stand: Joe Berger guitar, Koei Tanaka Suzuki chromatic harmonica, Chuggy Leslie J. Carter percussion, Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond organ – special thanks Steve SimmonsGregory Gronowski, Suzuki Musical Instruments Team, KHS America Hercules Folding Stands http://www.HammondCast.com/ — with Koei TanakaChuggy CarterLeslie J. CarterJoe BergerJon Hammond and Jon Hammond Organ Group at The NAMM Show.






#NAMM #NAMMShow #TheNAMMShow

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Audio HammondCast 25 Jon Hammond

April 11, 2014

*LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE: HammondCast 25 Audio

http://archive.org/details/HammondCast_25

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

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

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

NDR Studio 1 Control Room

Head Phone Funk Masterpiece Jon Hammond Band With Bernard Purdie Side Camera

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

Head Phone Funk Masterpiece Jon Hammond Band with Bernard Purdie side camera – special thanks to Tino Pavlis and Joachim Wiesel for this side view camera footage of Jon’s band showcase for Hammond Organ USA / Suzuki Musical Instruments at The NAMM Show in honor of 80th anniversary of Hammond Organs on the Sound Soul Summit program

– Jon Hammond original funk composition “Head Phone” featuring legendary Fatback Funk drummer Bernard “Pretty” Purdie and Jon’s long-time colleague Joe Berger on guitar, from Tokyo Japan Koei Tanaka Suzuki Harmonica artist Suzuki Harmonica – Official Facebook Page Alex Budman tenor saxophone and Jon Hammond at the B3mk2 organ and high-power model 3300 Leslie Speaker with FOH mix by Brian English Audio Denny Mack – this is The Jon Hammond Organ Group – Funk Masterpiece performance with announcement by Stephen Fortner Editor of Keyboard Magazine on a big Friday Night in the Anaheim Hilton Hotel Lobby, enjoy! © JON HAMMOND International, INC. ASCAP http://www.HammondCast.com

Youtube http://youtu.be/1r0SSgNoJXU

CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1102180

Facebook Media LINK: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151943379932102&l=4535324735170823240

Last year’s cake was absolutely delicious and we killed it together! On Tuesday night / Dienstag abend we’re going to do it again, looking forward to seeing all my friends there!

Jon Hammond http://kernelpanichammondcast.blogspot.de/2014/03/corrected-poster-plakatt-for-musikmesse.html
Corrected Poster Plakatt for Musikmesse Warm Up Party Hosted by Jon Hammond Band in Jazzkeller Tuesday 11th March 2014 in Jazzkeller Frankfurt – 11 Mrz. Dienstag abend musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Tuesday 11th of March! Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and myself Jon Hammond at the organ, it’s going to be a great evening in the very precious Jazzkeller Frankfurt, down below in the keller on the Kleine Bockenheimer Straße 18a, 60313 Frankfurt am Main — Jon Hammond Band

The Dance Floor is Open! Bernard Purdie dancing and playing the drums simultaneously on The Jon Hammond Band, incredible!

LINK http://youtu.be/7TApELTO1XI — with Koei Tanaka NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Two Caps – Koei Tanaka in silhouette shadow next to Dom Famularo on the bandstand for Jon Hammond Band Brunch set The NAMM Show LINK http://youtu.be/0656E-IWDn8 Dom Famularo Feature on Jon Hammond Band

NAMM Show 11AM Brunch Set – Center Patio Stage The NAMM Show feature Dom Famularo Power Funk Supreme drums on Jon’s tune “Head Phone” – Alex Budman tenor sax, Joe Berger guitar, Koei Tanaka harmonica, Jon Hammond organ – special thanks Sabian, JJ Guitars, Suzuki Musical Instruments, Bespeco Accessori, – stage crew Evan, Jennifer, April, cameo appearance by Wolfgang Lücke Director Frankfurt musikmesse Greg Herreman Productions NAMM http://www.jonhammondband.com/ ©Jon Hammond International ASCAP

Two Hats – Jon Hammond and Bernard Purdie – Jon Hammond Band

– The NAMM Show — with Jon Hammond and Bernard Purdie at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center

Pocket Funk on The Patio – Bernard Purdie plays Pocket Funk LINK http://youtu.be/4c9Hi8-bZ9k

Bernard Purdie and Jon Hammond reprise “Pocket Funk” on NAMM Center Patio Stage: Koei Tanaka harmonica, Joe Berger guitar, Alex Budman tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond at the organ and Bernard Purdie on the fatback drums! Very special thanks to Dom Famularo (Sabian), Bespeco Accessori, Alex Mingmann Hsieh / P Mauriat HQ Pmauriat Albest saxophones, Suzuki Musical Instruments Instruments, JJ Guitars, The NAMM Show Organization – Greg Herreman Productions –
Bernard Purdie / Bernard “Pretty” Purdie / Koei Tanaka / 田中光栄

Joe Berger and Keivan Zamani – Suppe, Brot & Co. best soup!

– Jon Hammond Band — with Joe Berger and Keivan Zamani in Frankfurt, Germany

Di.11 – Dienstag abend 11th Mrz / Tuesday night 11th of March, annual musikmesse Warm Up Party with Jon Hammond Band and happy birthday 61 geburtstag Jon Hammond and Band in the good old Jazzkeller!!

http://kernelpanichammondcast.blogspot.de/2014/03/corrected-poster-plakatt-for-musikmesse.html — with Jon Hammond at Jazzkeller

P Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest action – Jon Hammond flanked by Eric Hsu and David Kornusov

– bringing down the volume with Jazz Ballads LINK http://youtu.be/Llv6MKNOvks Jon Hammond and Greg Osby
LINK: http://youtu.be/3UukhoJPe0E Jon Hammond and Arno Haas – The NAMM Show stand 4514

NAMM Oral History – Jon Hammond http://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/jon-hammond

Jon Hammond has successfully created a career based on his musical talents and his passion for the music industry! As a musician Jon has performed with many legendary players and as a clinician and product artist he has introduced many innovative products to music stores and their customers over the last 30 plus years. Jon is closely identified with the two main products of his career, the Excelsior Accordion and the Digital B3 Organ.

Jon Hammond
Interview Date: January 13, 2011
Job Title: President and Founder

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Michael Naura with Wolfgang Schlüter playing Four-Hand Piano at NDR Jazz Redaktion Christmas Weihnachten Büro Partei by Jon Hammond

October 26, 2011

Michael Naura with Wolfgang Schlüter playing Four-Hand Piano at NDR Jazz Redaktion Christmas Weihnachten Büro Partei by Jon Hammond in Hamburg Germany

Norddeutscher Rundfunk Rothenbaumchaussee 132 20149 Hamburg

photo by Jon Hammond

L to R: Wolfgang Schlüter Michael Naura NDR Jazzredaktion

Michael: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Naura

Wolfgang: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfgang_Schlüter_(Musiker)

Michael and Wolfgang at the piano photos by Jon Hammond

Knut Benzner in the broadcasting booth at NDR Radio

Knut Benzner with his famous White Sennheiser 421 Microphone from many interviews with good friend Norbert Hilbich at Sennheiser Headquarters Wedemark

Tobias Hartmann and Knut Benzner NDR Jazz Redaktion photo by Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond at his white artist model Yamaha C3 Grand Piano he acquired from Peter Frampton

CD Cover Artwork Jon Hammond CD’s by Michael August ILLUSTRATORP FSB Jazz Funk Soul Blues

NDR SESSIONS Projekt recorded in NDR Studio 1 Hamburg

*LISTEN TO THE STORY OF NDR SESSIONS PROJEKT HERE:

http://www.ascap.com/network/audioportraits/Jon_Hammond_NDR/

On ASCAP Network, recorded in Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) North German Broadcasting
NDR studios: Studios in Hamburg are split into two locations: Television studios are located in the suburb of Lokstedt as the radio studios are located in the suburb of Rotherbaum, close to the city centre. In addition to these, there are further regional studios, also comprising both television and radio studios.
Studio 1: Jimi Hendrix – 1967-03-18: Studio 1, NDR Funkhaus, Hamburg, Germany

THE NDR SESSIONS PROJEKT

HAMMOND, JON
HAM-BERGER-FRIZ RECORDS



Artists Name: HAMMOND, JON
Title: THE NDR SESSIONS PROJEKT
Format: CD
Label: HAM-BERGER-FRIZ RECORDS
City Hall Catalog Number:  106
UPC Product Code: 634479270000
Musical Category:  JAZZ
Release Date:  9/19/2006
Additional Musical Category Notes:

This new release from Jon Hammond marks his move into mainstream jazz. Utilizing the famous NDR Orchestra and Studios in Hamburg, Germany, Jon has crafted an excellent organ jazz record utilizing drums, sax and trombone. Outstanding support from saxophone soloist Lutz Buchner adds a lyrical modern jazz sound to the recordings. Excellent drumming by Heinz Lichius and the soulful sound of Joe Gallardo on trombone round out the disc. Great classic tunes are covered, along with some originals, including “My One and Only Love,” “Skylark,” “Besame Mucho,” “Blues In The Night” and “No X-Cess Baggage Blues.”
L to R: Joe (Jo) Gallardo trombone, Heinz Lichius drums, Jon Hammond organ producer, Lutz Buechner saxophone, Rudy Grosser engineer
Studio 1 Control Room NDR Hamburg

Jon Hammond at SSL Console Studio 1

In Studio 1 Live Room L to R: Lutz Buechner, Rudy Grosser, Jo Gallardo photo by Jon Hammond

special thanks Axel Dürr NDR Jazz Redaktion

LATE RENT – JON HAMMOND
Jon Hammonds Greatest Hits – Swingin’ Funky Jazz and Blues music of the Jon Hammond Show MCTV
http://illustratorp.de/hammond/blues2/

LATE RENT – JON HAMMOND
Jon Hammonds Greatest Hits – Swingin’ Funky Jazz and Blues music of the Jon Hammond Show MCTV
Made in USA 2005 – manufactured by Joe Aloia Digital Authoring Solutions – NYC
Coverdesign by Michael August – Hamburg/Germany
Video Art by LORI – NYC

Recreating LATE RENT CD Product
Some notes about the LATE RENT product you are holding in your hand: They say history repeats itself. In the case of LATE RENT it is partially true, but now in 2005 I have taken the opportunity to take control of my music and visuals bringing them to you in the absolute highest quality thanks to my outstanding team of specialists. It has been a long road with many detours along the way but thankfully all the master recordings are intact and I was able to locate the photos which artist Michael August has shaped in to a creation that conveys the look of my tv show and tells you many things about this music before you even open the box. Hammond B3 freaks will not be disappointed. Joe Berger preserved the master recordings well. 25 years have passed from the start of this project with the first recordings. I am happy to say that now today my Rent is NOT Late! And the music of LATE RENT is available for the Ring Tones on your Phones. We appreciate your feedback by phone, email or good old fashioned snail-mail. Jon & Late Rent Team

» contact Jon Hammond: jonhammond [at] jonhammondband.com

About JON HAMMOND:

In 1983 Jon formed Backbeat Productions. Assisted by Lori
Friedman. With completely format original music and visuals – in a
radio adapted to television, Hammond´s innovative show quickly
became a Manhattan cable TV favorite. The show has been a
vehicle for new music and art for over 20 years. Many of today´s
new shows have been directly influenced by the Jon Hammond
Show – but the J.H. Show is known as the original show of it´s
type, and stands as the “Flagship” of public television.

About LORI

Known as New York´s #1 Editor and Video artist.
Her work has evolved from the top advertising agencies, to form a
collaboration known as: Backbeat Productions. Under the direction
of Jon Hammond, her work has been seen by millions of people
every week on The Jon Hammond Show. Called by Billboard
Magazine: The alternative to MTV. Lori´s visuals are inspired in the
studio – by the music. Hundrets of hours were spent synchronizing
the music and the visuals, to create a hybrid. A synergy of visual
and musical improvisation. A modern “Fantasia”…the television of the future… with overtones of the vintage 60´s – 70´s psychedelic movement.

Lori’s Bubbles from The Jon Hammond Show –
Painting by Michael August – 2004.
musicians: Jon Hammond – Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (Aretha Franklin / The Rolling Stones) – Chuggy Carter – Steve Ferrone (Eric Clapton) – Todd Anderson – Alex Foster – Barry Finnerty (Miles Davis / The Crusaders) – Graham Hawthorne (Appeared with Harry Belafonte on the 1998 European Tour) – James Preston – Ray Grappone – Dave Danza

http://community-4.webtv.net/ExcelsiorAccordions/LATERENTAudiophile/index.html

LATE RENT Music of The Jon Hammond Show MCTV
*Audiophile Quality Remasterings of Jon Hammond’s Greatest Hits
Letter To The Listener From JON HAMMOND
Dear Listener: In my life I have been extremely fortunate to have been able to pursue my dream of being a musician, composer, broadcaster/journalist and impressario around the world. The music you will hear on this disc is exactly as I assembled the pieces carefully from over a 14 year period of my best recordings up to the year of 1995. In one late-night/early-morning session with my co-producer/engineer Joe Berger, we put together all the tracks which became my first official release titled Late Rent, the theme song of my tv show The Jon Hammond Show. Since the completion of that project many things have happened or as we say, water under the bridge. Now I am happy to be able to bring forth the record 10 years later in the best quality audio with complete quality control so that for the first time I can present some of my most faithful
compositions to my listeners as I always wanted to. The music is timeless and as Ray Charles once said, “When you’re dead you’re done”, but Jon Hammond says, “The music lives on and it will keep traveling long after I’m gone.” A message sent to all with no guarantee it has been received. I am the eternal optimist, having literally gone to live in other countries with nothing but my music and my instrument. Often I have played with musicians who can not speak English, but the language of music is international & universal. The rhythm of life exists on these tracks and like a musical photograph it has captured the spirit of my travels and life experiences. Late Rent is not just a title, it is a true story of my life struggles to get the rent paid and by many miracles I managed to get it paid every time, often down to a few moments of impending doom (better late than never!)…the music always came first for me and I am proud to present it to you now again better than ever. May this be the soundtrack to your life & travels and help groove you safely to your destinations sure as the sun rises in the morning.
Melody is King, and ™ The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
Crank it up kick back and enjoy, this is the music that has taken me around the world.
Sincerely,
Jon Hammond
Ham-Berger-Friz Records
N.Y., NY , USA

Late Rent track list
1. Late Rent 6:01
2. Original Announcement from Jon Hammond Show 0:45
3. Pocket Funk 5:55
4. Lydia’s Tune 4:26
5. The Sidewinder 7:22
6. Announcement by Al “Jazzbeaux” Collins 1:05
7. Head Phone 7:36
8. White Onions 5:19
9. Party Is Forbidden Here 5:23
8. Get Back In The Groove 2:04
9. White Onions – Live 11:44
10. Head Phone – Live 3:10
11. AFN Announcement 1 0:45
12. Nu Funk (Hip Hop Chitlins) – Live 5:39
13. AFN Announcement 2 0:40
14. Nu Funk (Hip Hop Chitlins) – Live 5:39
15. AFN Announcement 2 0:40
16. Late Rent – Live 9:02
Total Playing Time: 76:36
Featuring The Late Rent Session Men: Jon Hammond, Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Chuggy Carter, Steve Ferrone, Todd Anderson, Alex Foster, Barry Finnerty, Graham Hawthorne, James Preston, Ray Grappone, Dave Danza

The Late Rent Sessions Studio Credits:
LATE RENT (Hammond/Finnerty) ASCAP
*This is the theme song of The Jon Hammond Show, a popular underground New York TV show.
POCKET FUNK (Hammond/Finnerty) ASCAP
*Written in the wash salon..check your pockets!
LYDIA’S TUNE (Jon Hammond) ASCAP
*Composed by Mr. Hammond in Paris, 1981
Recorded at Intergalactic Studios, New York Dec. 1983
Steve Ferrone – drums
Todd Anderson – tenor sax
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – B3 organ/Leslie
THE SIDEWINDER (Lee Morgan)
*Classic Lee Morgan composition – as broadcast on WNEW radio NYC, recorded at BackBeat Studios March 1987
Ray Grappone – drums
Todd Anderson – tenor sax
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – 1959 B3 organ/direct signal
HEAD PHONE (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Composed in studio while using headphones that worked only on one side.
WHITE ONIONS (Hammond/Finnerty) ASCAP
*Classic bluesy Hammond/Finnerty composition reminiscent of Green Onions.
PARTY IS FORBIDDEN HERE (Jon Hammond) ASCAP
*Written by Mr. Hammond after his party was forbidden in a well known west coast studio, The Site Recording.
Recorded at Quad Studios, New York Sept. 1989 Joe Berger engineer
Bernard Purdie – drums
Alex Foster – tenor sax
Chuggy Carter – percussion
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – B3 organ/Leslie
GET BACK IN THE GROOVE (Jon Hammond) ASCAP
*Soulful guitar fingerpicking by Mr. Hammond. Big organ sound.
Recorded at DTI Records Studio, Novato CA June 1981
Derek Tracy – engineer
Bruce Hatch – assistant engineer
Dave Danza – drums
Jon Hammond – guitar
Jon Hammond – B3 organ/Keyboard Products super nuclear Leslie
Jon Hammond is endorsed by: Hammond Suzuki, Excelsior CEMEX Accordions, Sennheiser, Fender, Remin Kart-A-Bag, Superlux Goang-Fann Co., Ltd., CASIO and flies United Airlines whenever possible! *Member Local 802, Local 6 American Federation of Musicians Union, ASCAP Artist

Live Credits:
WHITE ONIONS (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Snappy rendition recorded at NY’s LE BAR BAT on W.57th St.
HEAD PHONE (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Super funky drum groove featuring Chuggy Carter and Graham Hawthorne.
LATE RENT (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Mr. Hammond’s theme song live at Le Bar Bat.
Recorded at Le Bar Bat, New York July 1995
Joe Berger – engineer
Graham Hawthorne – drums
Alex Foster – tenor sax
Chuggy Carter – percussion
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – XB-2 organ/Keyboard Products super Leslie
NU FUNK (Hip Hop Chitlins) (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Historic live broadcast on AFN Radio Frankfurt for “Powerlite” show on March 17, 1994 – this was first performance of the song heard around the world!
Joe Berger – engineer
James Preston – drums
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – XB-2 organ
Jon Hammond organ bass on every song.
Sennheiser & Neumann microphones were used on every live recording.
Merci beaucoup and dankeschon to Hammond Suzuki Deutschland & Musikmesse Frankfurt.
*note: Feb. 2nd, 2005 The Jon Hammond Show tv show will begin it’s 22nd consecutive year! Tune us in on channels 56 & 108 http://www.MNN.org
Additional Footnotes:
1. “Ping” – at beginning of cd the special sound, well known to members of elite jet set comes from Mr. Hammond’s S.T. Dupont cigarette lighter. It’s an old broadcasting trick to clear the airwaves before announcement or music.
2. Original announcement from The Jon Hammond Show MCTV.
9. Famous voice of Al “Jazzbeaux” Collins, on WNEW radio NY commenting on Late Rent Session music.
11. Jazzbeaux on California jazz radio station KCSM.
*Special acknowledgement to our friends Bert Gerecht – Hot Wire Records & Ulrich Vormehr – EFA Medien, who in 1996 put out first version of Late Rent in Germany.

CREDITS:
Jon Hammond: Producer/Executive Producer
Joe Berger: Co-producer/engineer/mastering
Jennifer Frizzell – Co-executive producer
Lori Friedman – Video by LORI art
Michael August (Illustratorp) – Cover/disc art
Ute Wachsmuth (Datajump) – Text Art cover/disc
Manufactured by: Joe Aloia – Digital Authoring Solutions New York
Made in USA
All songs (except #8) published by JON HAMMOND International, Inc./ASCAP
“The Sidewinder” published by Conrad Music/BMI
All rights C & P 2005 by JON HAMMOND International, Inc.
POB 754 Times Square Station, New York, NY 10108 USA
Tel. 212.967.1858
laterent@webtv.net
*Jon Hammond plays the incredible Hammond XB-2 keyboard exclusively, which with it’s all-new DRH sampling technology captures the sound and feel of the incomparable Hammond B3 at a fraction of the weight ™ “Hammond sound…in a suitcase!”
Hammond Suzuki Deutschland
Sennheiser

SPECIAL THANKS from JON HAMMOND
Jon Hammond would especially like to thank:
Jennifer Frizzell, Marco Galeazzi, Donatella Milella, Roberto Lucanero, Nello Gabrielloni & family-Excelsior CEMEX Accordions, Glenn Derringer-Kustom, Michael Maier-Falkenstein family, Mario Tettamanti, Rossano Chiaramoni-RCH Cases, Joe Aloia, Superlux Microphones-Goang Fann Co. Ltd.-Jenny Shen, Nico Teng, David Liu, Heda family, Barbara K. Starner-Remin Kart-A-Bag, Richard McDonald-Fender Co., Leo Fender, Benny Golson, Kenny Burrell, Pamela Sylvain-United Airlines Employment, Gary Walker, Brian Delp, Cephas Bowles, Thurston Briscoe, Rhonda Hamilton-WBGO 88.3FM, Chuy Varella, Chris Cortez, Alissa Clancy-KCSM 91.1FM, Fred Noe III-Jim Beam Brands, Eugen Hahn-Jazzkeller Frankfurt, Bobbie Webb, J.J., Noel Hayes, Harrison-KPOO 89.5FM, Keith West-KVMR 89.5FM, Vasja Ivanovski-FM 2 Macedonia, Knut Benzner, Dr. Andrea Hubert, Tobias Hartmann, Lutz & Gide Buchner-NDR Radio, Heinz Lichius, Gabriel Coburger, Gunther & Krystyna Tietze-Polka Bar, Dieter & Ralph Reichert-Birdland Hamburg, Jo-Jo Tucksen-Jazzkeller Hofheim, Tony Lakatos, Harry Petersen, Kevin Mauder, Uli Olshausen, Guenter Hottmann-HR Radio, Igor & Oksana Butman, Eduard Zizak, Faina Antonova, Marat Garipov-Le Club Moscow, Claus Rotthoff-Musikhaus Rotthoff, Gideon Schier, Robert & Otmar Hutya, Bernhard Flieher, Tommy Schneider-Hammond Times Zurich, Ronald ChitTin-Entree GmbH, Francoise Pujol, Andre Thus-Hammond France, Bob Scott, Ronnie Smith Jr., Alex Budman, Larry Schneider, John & Mai Bishop, Marc Baum, Preston family-Sons of Champlin, Bill Vitt, Bob Barsotti, Peter, Bettike, Dharma Barsotti, Mick Brigden, Scott Rootenberg, Kris Hosack, Tim Anderson, Chris Powers, Nigel James, Rita Gentry, Jerry Pompili, David Mayeri, Bill Graham, BGP Productions, Eddie Money, Jim Thorsen aka Jimi James, Steve Wright-Hades, Terri Price, Matthew & Terence Hallinan family, Susan Bernstein, Bruce Harrison, Sharon Levy, Mitchell Redman, Teddy Fung, Maria Ciaccia, Jim Kelly, Jim Leary, Dana Rivers-Heath, Security staff-Manhattan Plaza, Frank Vavosa, Sylvia, Thomas & Simon-Hotel Pacific Hamburg, Karen Newman, Betty Heywood, Judy Cheung-Messe Frankfurt/Hong Kong, Danny Woody-Portman Ritz Carlton Shanghai, Mayor Willie Brown, Maria Tschirgi, Joe & Lori Rodriguez, John Hunt-Local 6 SF, Oscar Meyers, Bill Wurtzel, Erica Brescia-T-Mobile SF, Andy Christo, Christine Adams, Kevin Friedrich, Harley Jones,-Accordions Worldwide, Alex Accordions & Guitar NYC, John & Jonna Godtfredsen-Excelsior Danmark, Clarence “Tootsie” Bean, Maher & Tom-Cleopatra’s Needle NYC, Professor Bruce Lilienthal, James Brown-Tower Records, Erik Hargrove-James Brown Band, Taj Mahal, Bonnie Raitt, Jon Paris, Marc Roth-Roth’s Westside Steakhouse, Rudy Lawless, Lazy Larry Fredsen, Al & Leslie Wilcox and family, Patti, Teal & Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Saul & Goldie Levin family, Olivier Hutman, Lydia Fischer, Dr. Iraj Akhavan, Tilman Erhorn, Dan Marks, Connie McKinley, Matt Dillon, Francis Ford Coppola, Dr. Vartan Ghugasian, Joe Franklin-WOR Radio, Marisa Redanti-MPTA, Antje von Rein, Don Haas, Louie Bellson, Ron Carter, George Burns, Earl Watson, Marie, Iwo, Marty-Original Joe’s SF, President Bill Clinton, Ann Stock, President Vladimir Putin, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, BB King, Naeemah Hicks, Lindsay Brust, Wynton Marsalis, Todd Barkan-Jazz at Lincoln Center, Lionel Hampton, Lou Colombo, Tom Tuson-Hammond Organ Center, Paul Ellington, Chuck & Alan Colin & family-Colin Publishing, Rich Haupt, Peter Valentyne, Pete Fogel-Le Bar Bat, Bruce & Charlotte Mager-Waves NY, Alan Hall, Tracey Baumler, Ann, Terry, Cortt, Rhett Dunlap, Genevieve Frizzell, Louie Peterson, Eddie Sorenson, Gary Peterson, Dieter Schnapka, Uwe Gehring-(Wesley G), Giovanni Gulino, Sgt. Bill Hickman-AFN Radio, Charly Hosenseidl, Cordelia von Gymnich-Messe Frankfurt, Lynn & Victor-Hotel Charlotte Groveland CA, Deszon X. Claiborne, Steve Campos, Harvey Wainapel, Joachim & Rosi Griebe, Marcy Drexler, Ariane Klaening, Yutaka Hada-CASIO, Sergei Belov, Elke Abate, Ralf Hoffmann, Andreas Mautner, Norbert Hilbich, Andreas Sennheiser, Bobby & Joanne Nathan, Sgt. Al Wittig, Dan & Roberta Mockensturm, Rudy Hurwich family, Matthew Terada, Waichiro Tachikawa, Yu Beniya-Suzuki Corp. Frank Pohl, Tino Pavlis, Yucel Ali Atiker, Bert Gerecht, Wendy & Lauren Roberts-Jazz Foundation of America, Laurence Donahue-Greene AllAboutJazz, Derek Sivers-CD Baby.com, Scott Cooper family, Bryan Tracy, Carl Spencer, Paul Pesco, John & Teresa Nash, Conny Jackel, Khalil-Hammondbeat, Angelo Dipippo, Regina Snilovic, Schnulze Harburg, Jon Herington, John Valente, James, Tarik-Birdland NY, Don Williams, Jimmy McGriff, Barbara FangLin family, Greg Errico, David Kaprilik, Charlene Berger, Osamu Yamamoto, Midori Ono, Marty Napoleon, Igor Flach, Pete Fallico, Jun Takayama, Doug Levine-VOA, Nana Gongadze, Pete Escovedo, Janie Harris, Stefan Klemm, Frank Marocco, Chet Helms, Dana Gioia-National Endowment for the Arts, John Entwistle, Jay Dedman, Wanda Sanchez, Petrof Piano family, Nat Friedman, Sam Wilcox, Pat & Sandy Moriarty family, Steven Eaklor, Mustafa Jammal family, Hans Romanov, Stefan Hantel, Michelle Webb, Jo Mikovic, Cab Calloway, Bill Cosby, Mimi Farina, Dick Mithun-The Site Recording, Suzanne Ciani, Gerald Lubarsky, Elizabeth Chapman, George Greif, Beatrix Rief, Pete Vogt, Greta & Joe Chow-Card Photo SF, Rossa & Moritz Peters, George Brown, David Fathead Newman, Andy Warhol, Bill Beer, Lee Oskar, Dr. John, Terry Haggerty, Bruce Hatch family, Rick Wilhelm, Tommy Costa, Bob Brumbeloe, Buddy Rich, Howard Plotkin, Dennis Finnegan, Louis Nanassy, Jane Dornacker, Steve Smith-AMPEX, Bob Moog, Louis Baldonieri, Victor Owens, George Carlin, Marshall & Krisanne Olson, Leslie Levitas, Teresa Nelson, Rodney Choy, Clayton Smity-SF Sheriff’s Dept., Heinz von Hermann, Wolfram Knauer, Alex Ligertwood, John Lee Hooker, Capt. Paul Bailey-United Airlines, Ana Maria Pena, Lanie Hafer, Barbara Stokes, Yvette Julien, Janet Berka, April Para-UAL, Laurence Cottle, Judit Halmi, Emile van der Zee, Sammy Davis Jr., Herbert Berger, Marie Pragrova, Dale Meyer, Ulrich Tukor, Ray Tubberville, Bernie Fichtner, M. Andre Francis-Radio France Inter, Jane Dong, William & Amy Hu-DG Uniform Tailors, Hal Petcher-Guitronics, Les Paul, Kim Delevett-SWA, John Mader, Christian Munchinger, Art Van Damme, Dick Contino, Joris Dudli, Tyrone Starks, Dennis Hoffman, Randy Allar, Steve Copeman, Boris Blanchet, Dr. Hal & Eva Eisenberg family, Sylvia & Morris Simon family, Howard Johnson, Tim Cain, Don Dean, Don Wehr, Tony Rossell, Daniel McKinnon, Juergen Wolf-IAJO, Charlotte Aphibal-Lufthansa, Amy Curtis, David Haynes, Neil & Vera Witchard, Richard Sharpe, Tip O’Neil, Francois Chassagnite, Tom Plate, Capt. George Apistolas, Dr. Rudi Petroll, Cindy Blackman,Wallace Roney Dr. Jack Adler family, Jack Wilkins, Dieter Lubke, Sourdough Slim, Richard Werthner, Carla Caccavale, Teresa Martinez-Westin Rio Mar Beach, Bill Cosby, Ron Polte, Gary Duncan, Pat Martino, Mic Gilette, Al DiMeola, Capt. Korres, Dean Kamei, Alf Schneider, Jeff Samaha-NBC, Paul Shaffer, Joan Baez, Ken Hayes Jr., Ron Eckstein, Tripp, Nils Gessinger, Uwe Petersen, Sandra Hempel, Robert Doehring, Paul Marx & Lynne Bertrand-KBON, Johannes Koppen, Peter & Sigi Tangermann family, Pat & Randy Klock-Opera Plaza SF, Danny Leventhal, Zak Starkey, Jerry Figone, Raul Rekow, Goersch family, Ulrich Vormehr, Richard Gaule-Soups, Suzie Gagnon, Frederic Charest-Cirque Du Soleil Band, Roman Kaplan-Russian Samovar, Jeanne Moos, Tim & Kevin Curry-Carroll Musical Instrument Rental, Kevin Struthers, Rodney Durr-Kennedy Center, Allan Chao, LaDee Streeter, Dwight Dickerson, Ray Charles, Jaco Pastorius, Linda Tillery, Paul Kantner, Chick Corea, Dieter Glawischnig, Hendrik Maier, Terry Pimsleur, Dan Rather, Margo & Brian Shandblatt family, Detlev Reimann, Roger’s Kiste-Stuttgart, Michael Kersting, Carol Kaye, Billy Drewes, Maggie Bell, Sonny Stitt, Wild Bill Davis, Oliver Groenewald, Ingo Sens, Bob Morton, Cynthia Tornquist, Mac Seshimoto, Herbert Zorn-Groove City/FSK Radio Hamburg, Lars Karstensen, Olga Arvaniti-Hotel Turm Frankfurt, Margie Glad, Andrea English, Marietta Violetta Windhorst, Sgt. Rick Brown, Specialist Nicky Kiers, Ralph Stinson-AFN, Robert Cohen & Assoc., Anton Baronin, Vitaly Solomonov, Alexander Dovgoboly, Igor Butman Bigband, Oleg Butman, George Clinton, Vladimir Danilin, Alexei Kuznetzov, Retha Herne, Bruce A. Douglas, Charles Huggins-See’s Candy, Leslie Stewart, Ken Shapero-Jazz Factory, Kathleen Lawton, Don Menza, Commodore Hotel SF: Bina, Joseph, Melanie, Gitanjali, Jeff, Jeff Mason, Anatoly Kiryushkin, Igor Moskvichev, Steven King, Paul Gaist, Sergei Manoukian, Alex Rostotsky, Bill Cobham, Silvia Pagni, Gunther Zint, Cyril Moshkow, Sergei Shidlouskij, Ryo Kawasaki, AND all our viewers of The Jon Hammond Show over the last 21 years!

Recreating LATE RENT CD Product

Some notes about the LATE RENT product you are holding in your hand:
They say history repeats itself. In the case of LATE RENT it is partially true, but now in 2005 I have taken the opportunity to take control of my music and visuals bringing them to you in the absolute highest quality thanks to my outstanding team of specialists. It has been a long road with many detours along the way but thankfully all the master recordings are intact and I was able to locate the photos which artist Michael August has shaped in to a creation that conveys the look of my tv show and tells you many things about this music before you even open the box. Hammond B3 freaks will not be disappointed. Joe Berger preserved the master recordings well. 25 years have passed from the start of this project with the first recordings. I am happy to say that now today my Rent is NOT Late!
And the music of LATE RENT is available for the Ring Tones on your Phones.
We appreciate your feedback by phone, email or good old fashioned snail-mail.
Jon & Late Rent Team
JON HAMMOND Hot Links http://community-4.webtv.net/laterent/JONHAMMOND/
http://community-4.webtv.net/GoldenPenMan/BLUESINTHEMOSCOW/

NDR SESSIONS Projekt, Hamburg, Studio 1, Jazz, Funk Soul Blues, Organ, Accordion, Late Rent, Sk1, Sk2, XK-3c, B3, XB-2, XK-1, Suzuki, Instruments, Excelsior, Musikmesse, NAMM Show, Local 802, Musicians Union

The Day I Met Steve Jobs Personally In San Francisco by Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond San Francisco CA — Let me preface this post by saying I am deeply saddened by the too-young death of Steve Jobs, but I am

very thankful to have met him personally and I am one of the beneficiaries of his incredible body of work. Thanks Steve!

As follows: On January 11th 2005 I attended The MacWorld Expo Keynote given by Steve Jobs at Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Just prior to MacWorld my

first album re-release digitally remastered “Late Rent” went on to the iTunes Store so I was very excited about the whole concept of being able to offer my music through

the iTunes platform and I brought along one of the CD’s in my pocket.

The Keynote was really great, although I wasn’t really sure that Steve was there live because he was projected up on to the big screen throughout the presentation.

I thought it might be possible that it was a prepared film, but he occasionally made references to the day’s weather (rain predicted) and some other things that made it

current. Near the end of the presentation he brought out a surprise guest, President of Sony Kunitake Ando and they pledged a commitment to work together

on HD video. John Mayer came out and played at the end, the presentation was over and so I went in to the exhibits directly afterwards.

I was speaking with one of the Apple black shirt guys when all of a sudden I saw Steve. He saw me and I know he doesn’t like to be approached but he must have thought

he either knew me or recognized me and he came right over to meet me. I saw him coming so I reached in my pocket and pulled out my CD Late Rent fresh copy still in

the shrink wrap. I introduced myself and thanked Steve for the wonderful opportunity for all the composers and musicians to get our music out through iTunes (I am a member

of ASCAP) and I told him I would like to give him my Late Rent album if he would take it. He said “Sure!”

He then (this showed me how intense he is, I will never forget) I handed it to him and right away he looked at the cover art work and then looked straight at me to verify it

was indeed me on the cover. He then said “Thanks!” and I told him it was great to meet him…Steve walked away holding the CD in both hands still studying the artwork

intensely as approx. 50 people were following him like the Pied Piper, shouting out Steve Steve…over here!. Steve was absorbed in the art work, and there is plenty to look

at and copy to read, Michael August aka ILLUSTRATORP who designs my album covers so fantastically made sure of that!

http://www.cityhallrecords.com/catpics/webpics/large/HBF105Lg.jpg

The cover Steve Jobs was studying as he walked away:

Late Rent Album Info

iTunes Album Link Late Rent

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/late-rent/id30945539

http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/jon-hammond/id4308313

After I met Steve Jobs it seemed that everything I did with Apple had been blessed by him, and maybe it has / had been!

Thanks for everything Steve Jobs,

sincerely,

Jon Hammond

Member AFM Local 6 and Local 802 Musicians Union
ASCAP Composer Publisher – Jon Hammond International

ASCAP Network Behind The Beat Late Rent

http://ascap.com/network/audioportraits/Jon_Hammond_Rent/

re-issue of Jon’s 1995 European release “Late Rent.” Never before available in the U.S., it contains a collection of recordings featuring Bernard Purdie and Steve Ferrone on drums, as well as Todd Anderson and Alex Foster on sax, Barry Finnerty and Graham Hawthorne, Ray Grappone, Jim Preston and Chuggy Carter. The record is a swinging and funky compilation of original tracks written by Jon Hammond, as well as some anecdotal asides and a guest apperance by Jazzbeaux Collins. Lots of great solos and organ sounds, as well as melodies and groove. Includes “Late Rent,” “Pocket Funk,” “Lydia’s Tune,” “White Onions,” “Head Phone” and “Hip Hop Chitlins.”

http://laterent.blogspot.com/

Steve Jobs, Apple Inc, iTunes, Late Rent, MacWorld, Kunitake Ando, Sony, John Mayer, Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, R.I.P., Jazz, Blues, Jon Hammond

CD Cover Artwork Jon Hammond CD’s by Michael August ILLUSTRATORP FSB

October 21, 2011

CD Cover Artwork Jon Hammond CD’s by Michael August ILLUSTRATORP FSB Jazz Funk Soul Blues

NDR SESSIONS Projekt recorded in NDR Studio 1 Hamburg

*LISTEN TO THE STORY OF NDR SESSIONS PROJEKT HERE:

http://www.ascap.com/network/audioportraits/Jon_Hammond_NDR/

On ASCAP Network, recorded in Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) North German Broadcasting
NDR studios: Studios in Hamburg are split into two locations: Television studios are located in the suburb of Lokstedt as the radio studios are located in the suburb of Rotherbaum, close to the city centre. In addition to these, there are further regional studios, also comprising both television and radio studios.
Studio 1: Jimi Hendrix – 1967-03-18: Studio 1, NDR Funkhaus, Hamburg, Germany

THE NDR SESSIONS PROJEKT

HAMMOND, JON
HAM-BERGER-FRIZ RECORDS



Artists Name: HAMMOND, JON
Title: THE NDR SESSIONS PROJEKT
Format: CD
Label: HAM-BERGER-FRIZ RECORDS
City Hall Catalog Number:  106
UPC Product Code: 634479270000
Musical Category:  JAZZ
Release Date:  9/19/2006
Additional Musical Category Notes:

This new release from Jon Hammond marks his move into mainstream jazz. Utilizing the famous NDR Orchestra and Studios in Hamburg, Germany, Jon has crafted an excellent organ jazz record utilizing drums, sax and trombone. Outstanding support from saxophone soloist Lutz Buchner adds a lyrical modern jazz sound to the recordings. Excellent drumming by Heinz Lichius and the soulful sound of Joe Gallardo on trombone round out the disc. Great classic tunes are covered, along with some originals, including “My One and Only Love,” “Skylark,” “Besame Mucho,” “Blues In The Night” and “No X-Cess Baggage Blues.”
L to R: Joe (Jo) Gallardo trombone, Heinz Lichius drums, Jon Hammond organ producer, Lutz Buechner saxophone, Rudy Grosser engineer
Studio 1 Control Room NDR Hamburg

Jon Hammond at SSL Console Studio 1

In Studio 1 Live Room L to R: Lutz Buechner, Rudy Grosser, Jo Gallardo photo by Jon Hammond

LATE RENT – JON HAMMOND
Jon Hammonds Greatest Hits – Swingin’ Funky Jazz and Blues music of the Jon Hammond Show MCTV
http://illustratorp.de/hammond/blues2/

LATE RENT – JON HAMMOND
Jon Hammonds Greatest Hits – Swingin’ Funky Jazz and Blues music of the Jon Hammond Show MCTV
Made in USA 2005 – manufactured by Joe Aloia Digital Authoring Solutions – NYC
Coverdesign by Michael August – Hamburg/Germany
Video Art by LORI – NYC

Recreating LATE RENT CD Product
Some notes about the LATE RENT product you are holding in your hand: They say history repeats itself. In the case of LATE RENT it is partially true, but now in 2005 I have taken the opportunity to take control of my music and visuals bringing them to you in the absolute highest quality thanks to my outstanding team of specialists. It has been a long road with many detours along the way but thankfully all the master recordings are intact and I was able to locate the photos which artist Michael August has shaped in to a creation that conveys the look of my tv show and tells you many things about this music before you even open the box. Hammond B3 freaks will not be disappointed. Joe Berger preserved the master recordings well. 25 years have passed from the start of this project with the first recordings. I am happy to say that now today my Rent is NOT Late! And the music of LATE RENT is available for the Ring Tones on your Phones. We appreciate your feedback by phone, email or good old fashioned snail-mail. Jon & Late Rent Team

» contact Jon Hammond: jonhammond [at] jonhammondband.com

About JON HAMMOND:

In 1983 Jon formed Backbeat Productions. Assisted by Lori
Friedman. With completely format original music and visuals – in a
radio adapted to television, Hammond´s innovative show quickly
became a Manhattan cable TV favorite. The show has been a
vehicle for new music and art for over 20 years. Many of today´s
new shows have been directly influenced by the Jon Hammond
Show – but the J.H. Show is known as the original show of it´s
type, and stands as the “Flagship” of public television.

About LORI

Known as New York´s #1 Editor and Video artist.
Her work has evolved from the top advertising agencies, to form a
collaboration known as: Backbeat Productions. Under the direction
of Jon Hammond, her work has been seen by millions of people
every week on The Jon Hammond Show. Called by Billboard
Magazine: The alternative to MTV. Lori´s visuals are inspired in the
studio – by the music. Hundrets of hours were spent synchronizing
the music and the visuals, to create a hybrid. A synergy of visual
and musical improvisation. A modern “Fantasia”…the television of the future… with overtones of the vintage 60´s – 70´s psychedelic movement.

Lori’s Bubbles from The Jon Hammond Show –
Painting by Michael August – 2004.
musicians: Jon Hammond – Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (Aretha Franklin / The Rolling Stones) – Chuggy Carter – Steve Ferrone (Eric Clapton) – Todd Anderson – Alex Foster – Barry Finnerty (Miles Davis / The Crusaders) – Graham Hawthorne (Appeared with Harry Belafonte on the 1998 European Tour) – James Preston – Ray Grappone – Dave Danza

http://community-4.webtv.net/ExcelsiorAccordions/LATERENTAudiophile/index.html

LATE RENT Music of The Jon Hammond Show MCTV
*Audiophile Quality Remasterings of Jon Hammond’s Greatest Hits
Letter To The Listener From JON HAMMOND
Dear Listener: In my life I have been extremely fortunate to have been able to pursue my dream of being a musician, composer, broadcaster/journalist and impressario around the world. The music you will hear on this disc is exactly as I assembled the pieces carefully from over a 14 year period of my best recordings up to the year of 1995. In one late-night/early-morning session with my co-producer/engineer Joe Berger, we put together all the tracks which became my first official release titled Late Rent, the theme song of my tv show The Jon Hammond Show. Since the completion of that project many things have happened or as we say, water under the bridge. Now I am happy to be able to bring forth the record 10 years later in the best quality audio with complete quality control so that for the first time I can present some of my most faithful
compositions to my listeners as I always wanted to. The music is timeless and as Ray Charles once said, “When you’re dead you’re done”, but Jon Hammond says, “The music lives on and it will keep traveling long after I’m gone.” A message sent to all with no guarantee it has been received. I am the eternal optimist, having literally gone to live in other countries with nothing but my music and my instrument. Often I have played with musicians who can not speak English, but the language of music is international & universal. The rhythm of life exists on these tracks and like a musical photograph it has captured the spirit of my travels and life experiences. Late Rent is not just a title, it is a true story of my life struggles to get the rent paid and by many miracles I managed to get it paid every time, often down to a few moments of impending doom (better late than never!)…the music always came first for me and I am proud to present it to you now again better than ever. May this be the soundtrack to your life & travels and help groove you safely to your destinations sure as the sun rises in the morning.
Melody is King, and ™ The FINGERS…are the SINGERS!”
Crank it up kick back and enjoy, this is the music that has taken me around the world.
Sincerely,
Jon Hammond
Ham-Berger-Friz Records
N.Y., NY , USA

Late Rent track list
1. Late Rent 6:01
2. Original Announcement from Jon Hammond Show 0:45
3. Pocket Funk 5:55
4. Lydia’s Tune 4:26
5. The Sidewinder 7:22
6. Announcement by Al “Jazzbeaux” Collins 1:05
7. Head Phone 7:36
8. White Onions 5:19
9. Party Is Forbidden Here 5:23
8. Get Back In The Groove 2:04
9. White Onions – Live 11:44
10. Head Phone – Live 3:10
11. AFN Announcement 1 0:45
12. Nu Funk (Hip Hop Chitlins) – Live 5:39
13. AFN Announcement 2 0:40
14. Nu Funk (Hip Hop Chitlins) – Live 5:39
15. AFN Announcement 2 0:40
16. Late Rent – Live 9:02
Total Playing Time: 76:36
Featuring The Late Rent Session Men: Jon Hammond, Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Chuggy Carter, Steve Ferrone, Todd Anderson, Alex Foster, Barry Finnerty, Graham Hawthorne, James Preston, Ray Grappone, Dave Danza

The Late Rent Sessions Studio Credits:
LATE RENT (Hammond/Finnerty) ASCAP
*This is the theme song of The Jon Hammond Show, a popular underground New York TV show.
POCKET FUNK (Hammond/Finnerty) ASCAP
*Written in the wash salon..check your pockets!
LYDIA’S TUNE (Jon Hammond) ASCAP
*Composed by Mr. Hammond in Paris, 1981
Recorded at Intergalactic Studios, New York Dec. 1983
Steve Ferrone – drums
Todd Anderson – tenor sax
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – B3 organ/Leslie
THE SIDEWINDER (Lee Morgan)
*Classic Lee Morgan composition – as broadcast on WNEW radio NYC, recorded at BackBeat Studios March 1987
Ray Grappone – drums
Todd Anderson – tenor sax
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – 1959 B3 organ/direct signal
HEAD PHONE (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Composed in studio while using headphones that worked only on one side.
WHITE ONIONS (Hammond/Finnerty) ASCAP
*Classic bluesy Hammond/Finnerty composition reminiscent of Green Onions.
PARTY IS FORBIDDEN HERE (Jon Hammond) ASCAP
*Written by Mr. Hammond after his party was forbidden in a well known west coast studio, The Site Recording.
Recorded at Quad Studios, New York Sept. 1989 Joe Berger engineer
Bernard Purdie – drums
Alex Foster – tenor sax
Chuggy Carter – percussion
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – B3 organ/Leslie
GET BACK IN THE GROOVE (Jon Hammond) ASCAP
*Soulful guitar fingerpicking by Mr. Hammond. Big organ sound.
Recorded at DTI Records Studio, Novato CA June 1981
Derek Tracy – engineer
Bruce Hatch – assistant engineer
Dave Danza – drums
Jon Hammond – guitar
Jon Hammond – B3 organ/Keyboard Products super nuclear Leslie
Jon Hammond is endorsed by: Hammond Suzuki, Excelsior CEMEX Accordions, Sennheiser, Fender, Remin Kart-A-Bag, Superlux Goang-Fann Co., Ltd., CASIO and flies United Airlines whenever possible! *Member Local 802, Local 6 American Federation of Musicians Union, ASCAP Artist

Live Credits:
WHITE ONIONS (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Snappy rendition recorded at NY’s LE BAR BAT on W.57th St.
HEAD PHONE (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Super funky drum groove featuring Chuggy Carter and Graham Hawthorne.
LATE RENT (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Mr. Hammond’s theme song live at Le Bar Bat.
Recorded at Le Bar Bat, New York July 1995
Joe Berger – engineer
Graham Hawthorne – drums
Alex Foster – tenor sax
Chuggy Carter – percussion
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – XB-2 organ/Keyboard Products super Leslie
NU FUNK (Hip Hop Chitlins) (Hammond/Finnerty)
*Historic live broadcast on AFN Radio Frankfurt for “Powerlite” show on March 17, 1994 – this was first performance of the song heard around the world!
Joe Berger – engineer
James Preston – drums
Barry Finnerty – guitar
Jon Hammond – XB-2 organ
Jon Hammond organ bass on every song.
Sennheiser & Neumann microphones were used on every live recording.
Merci beaucoup and dankeschon to Hammond Suzuki Deutschland & Musikmesse Frankfurt.
*note: Feb. 2nd, 2005 The Jon Hammond Show tv show will begin it’s 22nd consecutive year! Tune us in on channels 56 & 108 http://www.MNN.org
Additional Footnotes:
1. “Ping” – at beginning of cd the special sound, well known to members of elite jet set comes from Mr. Hammond’s S.T. Dupont cigarette lighter. It’s an old broadcasting trick to clear the airwaves before announcement or music.
2. Original announcement from The Jon Hammond Show MCTV.
9. Famous voice of Al “Jazzbeaux” Collins, on WNEW radio NY commenting on Late Rent Session music.
11. Jazzbeaux on California jazz radio station KCSM.
*Special acknowledgement to our friends Bert Gerecht – Hot Wire Records & Ulrich Vormehr – EFA Medien, who in 1996 put out first version of Late Rent in Germany.

CREDITS:
Jon Hammond: Producer/Executive Producer
Joe Berger: Co-producer/engineer/mastering
Jennifer Frizzell – Co-executive producer
Lori Friedman – Video by LORI art
Michael August (Illustratorp) – Cover/disc art
Ute Wachsmuth (Datajump) – Text Art cover/disc
Manufactured by: Joe Aloia – Digital Authoring Solutions New York
Made in USA
All songs (except #8) published by JON HAMMOND International, Inc./ASCAP
“The Sidewinder” published by Conrad Music/BMI
All rights C & P 2005 by JON HAMMOND International, Inc.
POB 754 Times Square Station, New York, NY 10108 USA
Tel. 212.967.1858
laterent@webtv.net
*Jon Hammond plays the incredible Hammond XB-2 keyboard exclusively, which with it’s all-new DRH sampling technology captures the sound and feel of the incomparable Hammond B3 at a fraction of the weight ™ “Hammond sound…in a suitcase!”
Hammond Suzuki Deutschland
Sennheiser

SPECIAL THANKS from JON HAMMOND
Jon Hammond would especially like to thank:
Jennifer Frizzell, Marco Galeazzi, Donatella Milella, Roberto Lucanero, Nello Gabrielloni & family-Excelsior CEMEX Accordions, Glenn Derringer-Kustom, Michael Maier-Falkenstein family, Mario Tettamanti, Rossano Chiaramoni-RCH Cases, Joe Aloia, Superlux Microphones-Goang Fann Co. Ltd.-Jenny Shen, Nico Teng, David Liu, Heda family, Barbara K. Starner-Remin Kart-A-Bag, Richard McDonald-Fender Co., Leo Fender, Benny Golson, Kenny Burrell, Pamela Sylvain-United Airlines Employment, Gary Walker, Brian Delp, Cephas Bowles, Thurston Briscoe, Rhonda Hamilton-WBGO 88.3FM, Chuy Varella, Chris Cortez, Alissa Clancy-KCSM 91.1FM, Fred Noe III-Jim Beam Brands, Eugen Hahn-Jazzkeller Frankfurt, Bobbie Webb, J.J., Noel Hayes, Harrison-KPOO 89.5FM, Keith West-KVMR 89.5FM, Vasja Ivanovski-FM 2 Macedonia, Knut Benzner, Dr. Andrea Hubert, Tobias Hartmann, Lutz & Gide Buchner-NDR Radio, Heinz Lichius, Gabriel Coburger, Gunther & Krystyna Tietze-Polka Bar, Dieter & Ralph Reichert-Birdland Hamburg, Jo-Jo Tucksen-Jazzkeller Hofheim, Tony Lakatos, Harry Petersen, Kevin Mauder, Uli Olshausen, Guenter Hottmann-HR Radio, Igor & Oksana Butman, Eduard Zizak, Faina Antonova, Marat Garipov-Le Club Moscow, Claus Rotthoff-Musikhaus Rotthoff, Gideon Schier, Robert & Otmar Hutya, Bernhard Flieher, Tommy Schneider-Hammond Times Zurich, Ronald ChitTin-Entree GmbH, Francoise Pujol, Andre Thus-Hammond France, Bob Scott, Ronnie Smith Jr., Alex Budman, Larry Schneider, John & Mai Bishop, Marc Baum, Preston family-Sons of Champlin, Bill Vitt, Bob Barsotti, Peter, Bettike, Dharma Barsotti, Mick Brigden, Scott Rootenberg, Kris Hosack, Tim Anderson, Chris Powers, Nigel James, Rita Gentry, Jerry Pompili, David Mayeri, Bill Graham, BGP Productions, Eddie Money, Jim Thorsen aka Jimi James, Steve Wright-Hades, Terri Price, Matthew & Terence Hallinan family, Susan Bernstein, Bruce Harrison, Sharon Levy, Mitchell Redman, Teddy Fung, Maria Ciaccia, Jim Kelly, Jim Leary, Dana Rivers-Heath, Security staff-Manhattan Plaza, Frank Vavosa, Sylvia, Thomas & Simon-Hotel Pacific Hamburg, Karen Newman, Betty Heywood, Judy Cheung-Messe Frankfurt/Hong Kong, Danny Woody-Portman Ritz Carlton Shanghai, Mayor Willie Brown, Maria Tschirgi, Joe & Lori Rodriguez, John Hunt-Local 6 SF, Oscar Meyers, Bill Wurtzel, Erica Brescia-T-Mobile SF, Andy Christo, Christine Adams, Kevin Friedrich, Harley Jones,-Accordions Worldwide, Alex Accordions & Guitar NYC, John & Jonna Godtfredsen-Excelsior Danmark, Clarence “Tootsie” Bean, Maher & Tom-Cleopatra’s Needle NYC, Professor Bruce Lilienthal, James Brown-Tower Records, Erik Hargrove-James Brown Band, Taj Mahal, Bonnie Raitt, Jon Paris, Marc Roth-Roth’s Westside Steakhouse, Rudy Lawless, Lazy Larry Fredsen, Al & Leslie Wilcox and family, Patti, Teal & Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Saul & Goldie Levin family, Olivier Hutman, Lydia Fischer, Dr. Iraj Akhavan, Tilman Erhorn, Dan Marks, Connie McKinley, Matt Dillon, Francis Ford Coppola, Dr. Vartan Ghugasian, Joe Franklin-WOR Radio, Marisa Redanti-MPTA, Antje von Rein, Don Haas, Louie Bellson, Ron Carter, George Burns, Earl Watson, Marie, Iwo, Marty-Original Joe’s SF, President Bill Clinton, Ann Stock, President Vladimir Putin, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, BB King, Naeemah Hicks, Lindsay Brust, Wynton Marsalis, Todd Barkan-Jazz at Lincoln Center, Lionel Hampton, Lou Colombo, Tom Tuson-Hammond Organ Center, Paul Ellington, Chuck & Alan Colin & family-Colin Publishing, Rich Haupt, Peter Valentyne, Pete Fogel-Le Bar Bat, Bruce & Charlotte Mager-Waves NY, Alan Hall, Tracey Baumler, Ann, Terry, Cortt, Rhett Dunlap, Genevieve Frizzell, Louie Peterson, Eddie Sorenson, Gary Peterson, Dieter Schnapka, Uwe Gehring-(Wesley G), Giovanni Gulino, Sgt. 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Recreating LATE RENT CD Product

Some notes about the LATE RENT product you are holding in your hand:
They say history repeats itself. In the case of LATE RENT it is partially true, but now in 2005 I have taken the opportunity to take control of my music and visuals bringing them to you in the absolute highest quality thanks to my outstanding team of specialists. It has been a long road with many detours along the way but thankfully all the master recordings are intact and I was able to locate the photos which artist Michael August has shaped in to a creation that conveys the look of my tv show and tells you many things about this music before you even open the box. Hammond B3 freaks will not be disappointed. Joe Berger preserved the master recordings well. 25 years have passed from the start of this project with the first recordings. I am happy to say that now today my Rent is NOT Late!
And the music of LATE RENT is available for the Ring Tones on your Phones.
We appreciate your feedback by phone, email or good old fashioned snail-mail.
Jon & Late Rent Team
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The Day I Met Steve Jobs Personally In San Francisco by Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond San Francisco CA — Let me preface this post by saying I am deeply saddened by the too-young death of Steve Jobs, but I am

very thankful to have met him personally and I am one of the beneficiaries of his incredible body of work. Thanks Steve!

As follows: On January 11th 2005 I attended The MacWorld Expo Keynote given by Steve Jobs at Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Just prior to MacWorld my

first album re-release digitally remastered “Late Rent” went on to the iTunes Store so I was very excited about the whole concept of being able to offer my music through

the iTunes platform and I brought along one of the CD’s in my pocket.

The Keynote was really great, although I wasn’t really sure that Steve was there live because he was projected up on to the big screen throughout the presentation.

I thought it might be possible that it was a prepared film, but he occasionally made references to the day’s weather (rain predicted) and some other things that made it

current. Near the end of the presentation he brought out a surprise guest, President of Sony Kunitake Ando and they pledged a commitment to work together

on HD video. John Mayer came out and played at the end, the presentation was over and so I went in to the exhibits directly afterwards.

I was speaking with one of the Apple black shirt guys when all of a sudden I saw Steve. He saw me and I know he doesn’t like to be approached but he must have thought

he either knew me or recognized me and he came right over to meet me. I saw him coming so I reached in my pocket and pulled out my CD Late Rent fresh copy still in

the shrink wrap. I introduced myself and thanked Steve for the wonderful opportunity for all the composers and musicians to get our music out through iTunes (I am a member

of ASCAP) and I told him I would like to give him my Late Rent album if he would take it. He said “Sure!”

He then (this showed me how intense he is, I will never forget) I handed it to him and right away he looked at the cover art work and then looked straight at me to verify it

was indeed me on the cover. He then said “Thanks!” and I told him it was great to meet him…Steve walked away holding the CD in both hands still studying the artwork

intensely as approx. 50 people were following him like the Pied Piper, shouting out Steve Steve…over here!. Steve was absorbed in the art work, and there is plenty to look

at and copy to read, Michael August aka ILLUSTRATORP who designs my album covers so fantastically made sure of that!

http://www.cityhallrecords.com/catpics/webpics/large/HBF105Lg.jpg

The cover Steve Jobs was studying as he walked away:

Late Rent Album Info

iTunes Album Link Late Rent

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/late-rent/id30945539

http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/jon-hammond/id4308313

After I met Steve Jobs it seemed that everything I did with Apple had been blessed by him, and maybe it has / had been!

Thanks for everything Steve Jobs,

sincerely,

Jon Hammond

Member AFM Local 6 and Local 802 Musicians Union
ASCAP Composer Publisher – Jon Hammond International

ASCAP Network Behind The Beat Late Rent

http://ascap.com/network/audioportraits/Jon_Hammond_Rent/

re-issue of Jon’s 1995 European release “Late Rent.” Never before available in the U.S., it contains a collection of recordings featuring Bernard Purdie and Steve Ferrone on drums, as well as Todd Anderson and Alex Foster on sax, Barry Finnerty and Graham Hawthorne, Ray Grappone, Jim Preston and Chuggy Carter. The record is a swinging and funky compilation of original tracks written by Jon Hammond, as well as some anecdotal asides and a guest apperance by Jazzbeaux Collins. Lots of great solos and organ sounds, as well as melodies and groove. Includes “Late Rent,” “Pocket Funk,” “Lydia’s Tune,” “White Onions,” “Head Phone” and “Hip Hop Chitlins.”

http://laterent.blogspot.com/

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Jon Hammond Band with Larry Schneider guest Downtown San Francisco Concert

August 28, 2011

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50 UN PLAZA S.F. CA JON HAMMOND Band *Larry Schneider gst. star

At High Noon on a hot San Francisco day we hit for the People with my organ quartet *spcl. guest star LARRY SCHNEIDER soprano sax, fellow Berklee Alum RUSS GOLD drms., BARRY FINNERTY gtr., JON HAMMOND leader/organ playing the funky JH composition ‘Pocket Funk’ through a 1965 Fender Twin Amp that once was onstage at FILLMORE with FLYING CIRCUS guitarist JOHN McFEE (Clover, Doobie Brothers). Catch Jon Hammond’s radio show 7 early mornings a week and various times on KYOU & KYCY 1550AM (CBS) HammondCast Show in San Francisco. *Special thanks: Maria Kozak Local 6 Union, CAMERA: Derek Tracy
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ASCAP Network Behind The Beat with Jon Hammond “LATE RENT”


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Lydia’s Tune

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Lydia’s Tune by Jon Hammond in Jazzkeller Frankfurt annual Musikmesse Party hosted by Jon Hammond Band
Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone
Heinz Lichius drums
Joe Berger guitar
Jon Hammond at XB-2 Hammond organ
Lydia’s Tune is a bossa nova from Jon’s album LATE RENT on Ham-Berger-Friz Records © ASCAPhttp://www.jonhammondband.com

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LYDIA’S TUNE by Jon Hammond on Hammond Sk1 (bossa nova) World’s First Road Test of ultra-portable Hammond Sk1 with Jon Hammond Band in Germany at Jon’s annual Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim April 8, 2011 Special Thanks Suzuki Musical Instruments, Ken Atsumi, Waichiro ‘Tachi’ Tachikawa, Hiromitsu Ono, Yu Beniya, Shigeyuki Ohtaka, Shuji Suzuki, Bernie Capicchiano, Malc Deakin Hammond Suzuki UK Europe, Michael Falkenstein Hammond Suzuki Germany, camera: Jennifer
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