Posts Tagged ‘NAMM’

Jon Hammond Show 0708

July 1, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Show 0708

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShow0708

by Jon Hammond

Published July 1, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Eric Larsen Quickie Interview With Jon Hammond Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/EricLarsenQuickieInterviewWithJonHammond Youtube https://youtu.be/P_OzlSMRlpU Vimeo https://vimeo.com/223871146 Eric Larsen and Jon Hammond quickie interview over coffee with TASCAM DR-10X Plug-on Micro Linear PCM Recorder audio and some images of things and people we talked about before we turned on the microphone! Eric had just come back from Fort Wayne Indiana rep’ing TEAC TASCAM at the annual Sweetwater GearFest 2017 Eric Larsen and Jon Hammond at Emery Bay Cafe – thanks James for the photo!

Eric Larsen for TASCAM
2nd Segment: 
#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Band soundcheck Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/SoundCheckJonHammondBandArcadaTheatreGigForGreggGregoryGronowskiSt.CharlesIL Sound Check Jon Hammond Band Arcada Theatre Gig for Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles IL – Big Honor to play for Gregg Gregory Gronowski’s family last night with these great musicians – Samuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger, Steve Eisen tenor saxophone – yours truly Jon Hammond at the XK-5 Hammond organ – great to see everybody last night! – Jon Hammond

First part of concert last night in honor of Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles, Illinois at Arcada Theatre Last Night – Dedicated to The Gronowski Family – Lori Kypry Gronowski, Greg Gronowski, Jamie Gronowski Swichtenberg, Theresa Gronowski + Hammond Organ USA, Scott May, Steve Simmons, Suzuki Musical Instruments http://jonhammondband.com/blog.html/jon_hammond_were_going_to_send_up_some_music_power_in_honor_of_gregg_gregory_gronowski_and_his_family_tomorrow_evening__see_you_on_the_bandstand_mr_berger__joe_berger_arcada_theatre_st_charles/ Big Thanks Ron Onesti Onesti Entertainment Corp. ©JON HAMMOND International American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Producer Jon Hammond Language English

3rd Segment:

Melody Without Name Jon Hammond Band Jazzkeller With Photos By Elmar Lemes

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Melody Without Name Jon Hammond Band Jazzkeller With Photos By Elmar Lemes Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/MelodyWithoutNameJonHammondBandJazzkellerWithPhotosByElmarLemes Youtube https://youtu.be/Ri90-ZOOtBw Vimeo https://vimeo.com/221879023*with photos by Elmar Lemes — Melody Without Name Jon Hammond Band Jazzkeller Frankfurt – Note: Jon’s organ is powered by Markbass Bass Amps house combo bass amp only – Joe Berger guitar, Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond organ – 
this is Jon Hammond and Joe Berger’s 31st consecutive musikmesse traditional warm up party and Jon’s 64th birthday party with many friends in the house in world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt Jon’s birthday Chocolate Chocolate Cake baked by the best bakery in Frankfurt Saray Pastanesi

http://www.HammondCast.com original composition by Jon Hammond ©JON HAMMOND International @hammondcast Photos by Elmar Lemes ©JON HAMMOND International

4th Segment:

Jon Hammond Show LATE RENT Theme Song

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Show LATE RENT Theme Song Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowLATERENTThemeSong Youtube https://youtu.be/JNiGXL5_-38 Vimeo https://vimeo.com/215566956 Jon Hammond Show LATE RENT Theme Song – annual Musikmesse Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim – swinging funky jazz and blues as seen on cable TV in New York City for 34 years every late Friday night The Jon Hammond Show – featuring Peter Klohmann the tenor saxophonist, Giovanni Totò Gulino the drummer, Joe Berger aka The Berger-Meister is the guitaris and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ + bass – special thanks Konrad Neupert, Bille Zurück for cooking the beautiful food for us, Alex & Phillip the sound men and the whole Jazzkeller Hofheim Team in Hofheim am Taunus – we’ll be back next year! – Jon Hammond & Band – “Musikmesses-Session mit Jon Hammond
Fr 07. April 2017″ — Schon traditionell findet bei uns zur Frankfurter Musikmesse ein Treffen hochkarätiger Musiker statt. Wie auch in den vergangenen Jahren ist der aus New York stammende Orgelspieler Jon Hammond, mit Joe Berger „Berger-meister“, Giovanni Gulino und weiteren Überraschungsgästen, angesagt. Im Spiel geht Jon Hammond absolut in seiner Musik und seiner Leidenschaft für den guten alten Hammond-Sound auf. Mit 18 Jahren kaufte er sich seine erste Hammond B3 und tourte mit der Rockband Hades im Vorprogramm von Tower Of Power oder Michael Bloomfield. Ein regelrechter Genießer: Seinen Kopf wiegt er ständig von einer Seite zur anderen. Die linke Hand ersetzt größtenteils den Part eines Bassisten, zusätzlich zu den verschiedenen Klangfarben, die er manuell justiert. Die Musiker, die die Jon Hammond Show auf der Bühne komplettieren sind Joe Berger und Giovanni Gulino. Der Gitarrist Joe Berger gleicht einem Saiten-Hasardeur. Er spielte bereits mit Who-Bassist John Entwistle und sorgte in dessen Band für den Studio-Mix. Giovanni Gulino ziseliert an den Becken, setzt genaue Akzente auf der Fußtrommel und spielt leichte, luftige Melodien auf der Snare. Jon Hammond – Orgel Joe Berger „Berger-meister“ – Gitarre Giovanni Totò Gulino – Schlagzeug Peter Klohmann – saxofon http://www.jonhammondband.com Late Rent Späte Miete Producer Jon Hammond Language English Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/MusikmesseSessionInJazzkellerHofheimLydiasTuneJonHammondBand Youtube https://youtu.be/yYc001cb5zc Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim Lydia’s Tune Jon Hammond & Band – bossa nova tune from Jon’s first album, Peter Klohmann t.s., Giovanni Totò Gulino dr., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o.+b.

http://www.HammondCast.com Producer Jon Hammond Language English Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/BackAtGoodOldJazzkellerHofheimJonHammondMusikmesseSession Youtube https://youtu.be/IYjcA9CdIQY Published April 18, 2017 Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0



Producer Jon Hammond
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Eric Larsen Quickie Interview With Jon Hammond

July 1, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Eric Larsen Quickie Interview With Jon Hammond

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

Youtube https://youtu.be/P_OzlSMRlpU

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/223871146

Eric Larsen and Jon Hammond quickie interview over coffee with TASCAM DR-10X Plug-on Micro Linear PCM Recorder audio and some images of things and people we talked about before we turned on the microphone! Eric had just come back from Fort Wayne Indiana rep’ing TEAC TASCAM at the annual Sweetwater GearFest 2017

Eric Larsen and Jon Hammond at Emery Bay Cafe – thanks James for the photo!

Eric Larsen for TASCAM

Jon Hammond’s TASCAM DR-10X Plug-on Micro Linear PCM Recorder coupled with Sennheiser e855 evolution microphone used on this interview

Suit & Tie Guy aka John Drake – Jon Hammond

Annual Sweetwater GearFest – held in Fort Wayne Indiana

The late great John Entwistle bassist of The WHO with Jon Hammond shooting Sony GCS-1 industrial camera circa 1987 Frankfurt Germany

Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM (with tie) on Jon Hammond Band at musikmesse Center Stage – Frankfurt Germany

Keith Emerson (RIP) at the Hammond New Portable B3mk2 organ – Hilton Hotel Winter NAMM Show – Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Band – Jon at the New B3mk2 Hammond organ just before Keith Emerson played on NAMM Showcase

Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM drums on Jon Hammond Band at Frankfurt musikmesse Center Stage – double drums with Giovanni Gulino!

Keith Emerson holding organist Jack McDuff’s Captain Hat at Hammond Meet and Greet – Jon Hammond

Emery Bay Cafe in Emeryville CA – thanks James and EBC Team! – Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Funk Unit will open Summer NAMM in Nashville: https://www.namm.org/summer/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit

Performance Info
Thursday, July 13, 2017 – 3:00pm to 3:40pm
NAMM Reverb Stage on the Terrace (Parking Level)
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TASCAM DR-100MKIII Rules! #DR100mkIII #Tascam #Teac #Namm #Sweetwater #GearFest

– Jon Hammond now getting ready for Summer NAMM Nashville and we’ll see Eric again for sure at the big Winter NAMM 2018! Special Thanks Emery Bay Cafe Emeryville California http://www.HammonCast.com – check out TASCAM Global http://tascam.com/

Eric Larsen, Teac, Tascam, Namm, Sweetwater GearFest, Recording, Emery Bay Cafe, Jon Hammond, #Namm #Tascam #Teac #HammondOrgan

Get Back In The Groove On Acoustic Nation Stage Nashville NAMM

June 3, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Get Back In The Groove On Acoustic Nation Stage Nashville NAMM

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

Get Back In The Groove by Jon Hammond Funk Unit on the Acoustic Nation NAMM Stage in Concert – dig the natural reverb in cavernous high-celing lobby of Nashville Music City Center – Artist Info
Joe Berger: Guitar
Roland Barber: Trombone
Louis Flip Winfield: Percussion
Jon Hammond: Organ
Cord Martin : Tenor Saxophone
©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP

http://www.HammondCast.com
Genre:
Jazz JON HAMMOND Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974, City College San Francisco Languages: English, German Jon is closely identified with the two main products of his career, the Excelsior Accordion and the Hammond Organ. Musician: Jon Hammond is one of the premier B3 PLAYERS in the world. Jon has played professionally since age 12. Beginning as a solo accordionist, he later played Hammond B3 organ in a number of important San Francisco bands. His all original group HADES opened shows for Tower of Power, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Michael Bloomfield. Eddie Money and Barry Finnerty became musical associates. Moving East he attended Berklee College of Music and played venues as diverse as Boston’s “Combat Zone” in the striptease clubs during the ’70’s and the exclusive Wychmere Harbor Club in Cape Cod, where he was house organist with the late great trumpet player Lou Colombo and developed a lasting friendship with House Speaker Tip O’Neill. He also toured the Northeast and Canada with the successful show revue “Easy Living”, and continued his appearances at nightclubs in Boston and New York. Subsequently Hammond lived and traveled in Europe, where he has an enthusiastic following. TV/Video Producer: In 1981 Jon formed BackBeat Productions. Assisted by Lori Friedman (Video by LORI), the innovative TV show “The Jon Hammond Show” became a Manhattan Cable TV favorite. Jon’s “Live on the street” video style included news events, as well as live music/video clips of Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge and many others. The weekly show is now in it’s 32ns year and has influenced the broadcasts of David Letterman and others. Billboard Magazine hailed Jon’s show as “The Alternative to MTV”
#Soul #HammondOrgan #NAMM #Nashville #SummerNAMMShow

Producer Jon Hammond
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English

Soul Music, Nashville, NAMM, Hammond Organ, Funk, Jon Hammond, Organ, Groove, #Soul #HammondOrgan #Namm

Web Friendly Jon Hammond Band Cookin At Jazzkeller

May 21, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Web Friendly Jon Hammond Band Cookin At Jazzkeller

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondBandCookinAtJazzkellerInCelebration31stYearMusikmesseWarmUpParty

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/218339018

Youtube https://youtu.be/ApohaLofjIc

Jon Hammond Band Cookin at jazzkeller in celebration of 31st year musikmesse Warm Up Party, always on the Tuesday night before musikmesse begins in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt

– Joe Berger guitar, Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond organ + bass *Note: Jon Hammond’s equipment: Hammond Sk1 organ powered by Markbass bass amplifier http://www.jonhammondband.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Taqueria el Grullo Oakland is The Best!
Jon Hammond — 2630 Foothill Blvd., Oakland, California 94601

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

Youtube https://youtu.be/7TApELTO1XI

Head Phone – Jon Hammond Band THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All-Star Jam Video Movie

Bernard Purdie on Jon Hammond Band “Head Phone”

Koei Tanaka (harmonica) on Jon Hammond Band “Head Phone”

Bernie Capicchiano, Shuji Suzuki, Shigeyuki Ohtaka, Jon Hammond, Jon Lord – Hammond Suzuki

Pre Summit Hammond Party – last public appearance of Keith Emerson sadly – pictured here with Hammond endorsees

Keith Emerson playing just after Jon Hammond on Sound Soul Summit NAMM Showcase

Bernard Purdie on Jon Hammond Band “Head Phone” does a little dance after feature funk solo

Jon Hammond and Dr. Lonnie Smith at Hammond Sound Soul Summit

Joe Lamond President CEO NAMM awards Shuji Suzuki, Stephen Fortner and Gregg Gronowski – photo Jon Hammond

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

Youtube https://youtu.be/JlIyZ2m47oM

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/216658133

Frankfurt Germany — Center Stage musikmesse Lee Oskar Feature on Jon Hammond
Allstars Band “Lydia’s Tune” written by Jon Hammond in Paris – Peter
Klohmann tenor, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger gitarre, Jon
Hammond Sk1 organ + bass with photos by Andreas Meer at end ©JON HAMMOND
International

http://www.jonhammondband.com/

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

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

Youtube https://youtu.be/h_hN0O4y3zw

Center Stage WHITE ONIONS Jon Hammond Allstar Band with special guest Lee Oskar – musikmesse​ 2017 Frankfurt Germany
Musicians: Peter Klohmann​ tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino​ drums, Joe Berger​ guitar, Lee Oskar​ harmonica, Jon Hammond​ organ

Special Events Announcer Eleftherios Mavros​ aka Mavros Freitag​ – Photos by Vollmond Konzertfotografie special thanks Dita Vollmond​, Wolfgang Lücke​ Messe Frankfurt​ – Photos LINK: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ditavollmond/sets/72157682204136966

Published April 24, 2017
Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/214528041

Photo credit: Vollmond Konzertfotografie / Dita Vollmond – special thanks / Dankeschön!

Web Friendly, Cookin, jazzkeller, musikmesse, Frankfurt, Jazz, Blues, Nashville, NAMM, #HammondOrgan #CableTV #Mobile

Jon Hammond Band Cookin At Jazzkeller In Celebration 31st Year Musikmesse Warm Up Party

May 21, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Band Cookin At Jazzkeller In Celebration 31st Year Musikmesse Warm Up Party

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondBandCookinAtJazzkellerInCelebration31stYearMusikmesseWarmUpParty

Vimeeo https://vimeo.com/218339018

Youtube https://youtu.be/ApohaLofjIc

Jon Hammond Band Cookin at jazzkeller in celebration of 31st year musikmesse Warm Up Party, always on the Tuesday night before musikmesse begins in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt

– Joe Berger guitar, Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond organ + bass *Note: Jon Hammond’s equipment: Hammond Sk1 organ powered by Markbass bass amplifier http://www.jonhammondband.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Taqueria el Grullo Oakland is The Best!
Jon Hammond — 2630 Foothill Blvd., Oakland, California 94601

Youtube https://youtu.be/ttx6l87Gtow

Musician Jon Hammond on AFN Europe TV Show PROFILE, Musikmesse Special. Jon worked together with AFN’s SSgt Albert Viera and SSG Terry Anderson to create this special entitled “Sound Cops” aka “Sound Police” or “Sound Polizei”

with very entertaining cameo appearances by Joe Berger (guitar) Michael Maier Falkenstein (Hammond organ with Jon) and the 2 Sound Polizei ‘Noise Control’ guys “Lorenzo” and his partner, busted for Electric Guitar Rocking!

You will find this story very enjoyable! Special thanks to AFN Europe and Musikmesse Frankfurt ©2007 http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Band Makes Trade Show History with Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM on the band at musikmesse Photos Just In from Andreas Meer

*Note: Andreas Meer the great Master Rock Photographer lives in Frankfurt Germany – thanks for these fine photos Andreas!

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

Youtube https://youtu.be/W7lMAa6qWNk

Yachtklub, Frankfurt, Hans Romanov, All wood room, Payphone, Funky Jazzy, Hammond Organ, Tenor Saxophone, Drums, guitar, Original Composition

Yachtklub Frankfurt “Payphone Johnny” original composition by Jon Hammond – warming up the very special all wood room in Hans Romanov’s Yachtklub on the Main River with special Frankfurter friends, Jon Hammond Band session for Hans Romanov and company:

Peter Klohmann tenor saxofon, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger
guitar, Jon Hammond at the organ through the beautiful sounding house
system on Yachtklub as night falls over Frankfurt – feels real
good…enjoy! – Jon Hammond ©JON HAMMOND International http://www.jonhammondband.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

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

Yachtklub Frankfurt Soundcheck Jon Hammond and Joe Berger warming up inside Hans Romanov’s famous Yachtklub on the Main River before the rest of the band came, gig with Peter & Giovanni later – http://www.HammondCast.com #Yachtklub #Berger #Hammond #HammondOrgan #Frankfurt #MainRiver

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

ASCAP Expo HammondCast https://2017ascapexpo.sched.com/hammondcast

Youtube https://youtu.be/DtyHnbB-A18

Jon Hammond Kicks Off 3PM Summer NAMM Show Terrace Stage Show Nashville Thursday July 13 


https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit-0

Jon Hammond Funk Unit

San Francisco
CA

As Seen on Jon Hammond Show Television Show 34th year – Musician
Lineup: Joe Berger – guitar Chuggy Carter – congas & percussion
Roland Barber – trombone, trumpet, sea shell Cord Martin – tenor
saxophone Louis Flip Winfield – drums Jon Hammond – Hammond organ Lee
Oskar – harmonica – special guest (Low Rider Band / Original Member of
WAR) Special thanks: Greg Herreman Productions Manager, Joe Lamond
President CEO NAMM, TV Jones Guitars & Pickups

      

 Performance Info

Thursday, July 13, 2017 – 3:00pm to 3:40pm
NAMM Terrace Stage (Parking Level)

Artist Info

Joe
Berger
Guitarist
Cord
Martin
Tenor Saxoponist
Roland
Barber
Trombonist
Louis ‘Flip’
Winfield
Drummer
Leslie ‘Chuggy’
Carter
Percussionist
Jon
Hammond
Organ
**Possible Lee Oskar, still waiting for confirmation    
Jon Hammond here with Ray Gerlich – long-time Hammond Organ USA Technical Manager

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Jazzkeller – This is how we fly – Jon Hammond Band shots in the good old Jazzkeller Frankfurt, 31st year musikmesse Warm Up Party, band was cooking and all our good friends who came out to join us, dankeschön! – Jon Hammond, Joe Berger, Giovanni Totò Gulino, Peter Klohmann


Cookin, jazzkeller, musikmesse, Frankfurt, Jazz, Blues, Nashville, NAMM, #HammondOrgan #CableTV

Musikmesse Jon Hammond Allstar Band Special Guests Center Stage

April 11, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Musikmesse Jon Hammond Allstar Band Special Guests Center Stage

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

musikmesse Jon Hammond Allstar Band Special Guests Center Stage: Joe Lamond d. from Tommy Tutone Band, Michael Falkenstein p. from James Brown – Band: Peter Klohmann t.s., Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o. b. – Special Events Announcer
Eleftherios Mavros aka Mavros Freitag – Special Thanks Wolfgang Lücke Messe Frankfurt musikmesse Prolight + Sound Team

Michael Birk Veranstaltungslogistik GmbH Stage Crew

photo credit Bernie Capicchiano / Bernies Music Land of Australia

JJ Guitars, Suzuki Musical Instruments, NAMM Team, Ham-Berger-Friz Records – Jon Hammond’s and Joe Berger’s 31st consecutive musikmesse! #Musikmesse #HammondOrgan #NAMM #ProLight #Suzuki #FunkyJazz #BluesMusic #CenterStage @HammondCast www.HammondCast.com
Jon Hammond’s original compositions songs “White Onions” and “Late Rent” – Jon Hammond Show theme song 34 years on MNN TV in New York and streaming word wide

Producer Jon Hammond
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English

Youtube https://youtu.be/s8MkYquSU6E

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/212448787

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/1641953779166746/

L t R Mavros Freitag, Andreas Meer, Jon Hammond

It’s my tunes

Wow…big big dankeschön to my friend Detlef Kinsler for these beautiful photos!! Detlef is the preeminent music critic for Journal Frankfurt, thanks a million Detlef!! – Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond and Detlef Kinsler

musikmesse Jon Hammond Allstar Band Special Guests Center Stage: Joe Lamond d. from Tommy Tutone Band, Michael Falkenstein p. from James Brown – Band: Peter Klohmann t.s., Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o. b. – Special Events Announcer
Eleftherios Mavros Mavros aka Mavros Freitag – Special Thanks Wolfgang Lücke Messe Frankfurt musikmesse Prolight + Sound Team, Michael Birk Veranstaltungslogistik GmbH Stage Crew, Bernie Capicchiano / Bernies Music Land of Australia, JJ Guitars, Suzuki Musical Instruments, NAMM Team, Ham-Berger-Friz Records – Jon Hammond’s and Joe Berger’s 31st consecutive musikmesse! #Musikmesse #HammondOrgan #NAMM #ProLight #Suzuki #FunkyJazz #BluesMusic #CenterStage @HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com
Jon Hammond’s original compositions songs “White Onions” and “Late Rent” – Jon Hammond Show theme song 34 years on MNN TV in New York and streaming word wide

Closing Out (my 31st) musikmesse – consecutively with a session playing with my 2 ‘brothers from other mothers’…and I Know both of their Mothers – in the Hammond Suzuki Musical Instruments stand – Jon Hammond, Joe Berger, Michael Falkenstein

Band Shot! Center Stage musikmesse / Prolight + Sound 2017 – Jon Hammond Allstar Band with 2 Very Special Guests:
Michael Falkenstein & Joe Lamond drummer of Tommy Tutone Band!
Joe Berger guitar, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond Organ – 2 drummers locked, like the Allman Brothers Band!

musikmesse, Joe Lamond, Special Guests, Michael Falkenstein, Hammond Organ, Jon Hammond, NAMM, Center Stage, Blues Music, Funky Jazz, Saxophonist, Peter Klohmann, Joe Berger, 2 drummers, Giovanni Gulino #musikmesse #JoeLamond #HammondOrgan #Frankfurt

NAMM Show Jazz and Blues Hammond Organ Showcase Next Week Jon Hammond Funk Unit

January 12, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NAMM Show Jazz and Blues Hammond Organ Showcase Next Week Jon Hammond Funk Unit

NAMM Believe in Music https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit

Performance Info
Friday, January 20, 2017 – 4:00pm to 4:40pm
NAMM CenterStage Presented by Pioneer DJ (BC Patio)
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Musicians:

Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica Suzuki Musical Instruments Artist
Heinz Lichius drums from Hamburg Germany
Chuggy Carter percussion Gon Bops Artist
Alex Budman tenor saxophone Los Angeles CA
Joe Berger guitar New York NY
Jon Hammond organ + bass – Leader, TV Radio Host

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowFor115FromNAMMAndFrankfurtMusikmesse

Youtube https://youtu.be/BP0JcvVhiDs

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/189545672

Jon Hammond Show for 11 05 from NAMM and Frankfurt musikmesse

Segment number one:
Jon Hammond Funk Unit
https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit
NAMM CenterStage presented by Pioneer DJ
“Lydia’s Tune” ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP
Joe Berger: Guitar/Guitarist
Chuggy Leslie J. Carter: Percussion
Dom Famularo: Drums/Drummer
Alex Budman: Tenor Saxophone/Saxophonist
Koei Tanaka: Harmonica
Jon Hammond: Organ / Leader
Note, next NAMM Showcase coming January 20, 2017 at 4PM Jon Hammond Funk Unit
Segment number 2:
Shooting the Bridges in Full High Definition with Jon Hammond
https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153816720072102/ – San Francisco CA – from HammondCast radio program, Jon’s camera voice and music
Segment number 3:
Late Rent the Jon Hammond Show Theme Song live in jazzkeller Frankfurt, Jon’s annual 30th year musikmesse Warm Up Party – Jon Hammond Band:
“Helloooo New York!” from audience!
Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt – LATE RENT Jon Hammond Theme Song – Jon Hammond Band: Peter Klohmann tenor, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ – Video: Tino Pavlis http://www.HammondCast.com

Jon Hammond Funk Unit CenterStage Presented by Pioneer DJ @NAMM

Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4 PM – 4:40 PM https://www.facebook.com/events/970048696439945/

The NAMM Show
Anaheim, California

NAMM LINK https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit

Artist Info Jon Hammond Organ+bass / Organist Leader Koei Tanaka Harmonica / Master Chromatic Harmonica Player Joe Berger Guitar / more band members tba – Photos by Lawrence Gay co-producer West Coast Live Radio Program ©JHINTL

Genre: Funky Jazz and Blues
Hometown: New York City

FB https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/posts/

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

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondSuzukiWorldHeadquartersInHouseConcertJonHammondPt3of3

Looking forward to playing with my good friend again, Koei Tanaka | Chromatic Harmonica & Blues Harp master!
*Clip: Suzuki Headquarters and factory concert special for President Founder Manji Suzuki with introduction by Waichiro ‘Tachi’ Tachikawa, Jon Hammond at the new B3mk2 organ with Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica
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11月 3日 (木・祝)
新宿「Hammond orgasm」Jon Hammondセッション
アメリカからJon Hammondが楽器フェアで来日するので、
前日にセッションします♫
11月 4日 (金)〜6日(日)
東京ビッグサイト「楽器フェア」スズキブースにてデモ演奏
各日、ハモンドオルガンの河合代介さんとJon Hammondとそれぞれデュオで演奏します♫
11月 11日 (金)
沼袋「Organ Jazz 倶楽部」河合代介(ハモンドオルガン)Duo
楽器フェアでも一緒だった河合さんとデュオでライブします♫
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Suzuki Headquarters and factory concert special for President Founder Manji Suzuki with introduction by Waichiro ‘Tachi’ Tachikawa, Jon Hammond at the new B3mk2 organ with Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica Part 3 of 3 “Mercy Mercy” in Hamamatsu Japan.
Special Thanks Mr. H. Ono, Mr. M. Terada, Mr. S. Ohtaka, Mr. Y. Beniya, Tachi Tachikawa, President M. Suzuki and entire Suzuki Musical Instruments Team ©JHINTL

Suzuki Musical Instruments Hamamatsu partial group shot after Koei and Jon played

Jon Hammond Organ Demo Hammond B3 of The Future XK-5 as seen at Tokyo Big Sight Japan Musical Instruments Fair

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Show Preview 11 26 From Tokyo Japan Funk Soul Music New XK-5 Hammond Organ And B3

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Tokyo Japan — Jon Hammond Broadcast for MNN TV Cable Access, 34th year Friday nights at 01:30AM (Sat.) Channel 1 – first segment
from Tokyo Big Sight Japan — Very special dedication at Musical Instruments Fair Japan Second Day to my good friend Waichiro Tachikawa aka Tachi – reprising 10 years later Mercy Mercy with the great Suzuki Chromatic harmonica masters Koei Tanaka and Tokuichi Inoue (Stevie Wonder’s friends and harmonica makers!), Joe Berger playing custom guitar built by Tor Arne Engdal and Jon Hammond at the exciting new Hammond organ product, the XK-5 aka XK5 presented in the full blown version Heritage Pro System with high power model 3300 Leslie Speaker daily onstage in the Suzuki Musical Instruments stand – enjoy this Full High Definition Film that will bring you right there to the bi-annual fair in the Big Sight convention and exhibition center in Tokyo, Japan – the largest one in the country! See you again in 2018 folks! These instruments are available now from your local Hammond Suzuki representitives – Jon Hammond
*Note: We will also be appearing at Winter NAMM Show, Frankfurt musikmesse Prolight + Sound and Summer NAMM Show 31st year – this is the New B3 of the Future, now! “The New Original” – JH
Jon Hammond is playing the New Hammond XK-5 Organ product from Suzuki Musical Instruments with “Modelled Tone Wheel 1” (MTW1)
Tone Generator. MTW™ (Modeled Tone Wheels)
Second segment: Japan Music Fair LIVE Get Back in The Groove XK5 featuring Koei Tanaka and Joe Berger plus special guest Tokuichi Inoue chromatic Harmonica Masters from Suzuki Musical Instruments – Jon Hammond is playing the new XK-5 Hammond organ and high power Leslie Speaker, the new standard in Hammond B3 digital organ, best modern Hammond organ in history, enjoy! Jon Hammond photo Steve aka Shunichi Horiuchi!

Third segment: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo — LATE RENT Theme Song in famous Hammond orgasm​ #Hammondorgasm Rock Club Tokyo Japan – Hammond B3 organ lounge where the late great Keith Emerson used to hang out – MUSICIANS: KOEI TANAKA harmonica, – Koei Tanaka​ JOE BERGER guitar, – Joe Berger​ KIMIAKI TOBE drums, – Kimiaki Tobe​ JON HAMMOND B3 organ – Jon Hammond


Special thanks: George Massahillo Oya​ & Atsuko Oya​ – Hammond orgasm Team – Shinjuku Tokyo – “Shinjuku is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is a major commercial and administrative centre, housing the busiest railway station in the world and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building,”
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HammondCast 19 https://archive.org/details/HammondCast_19

HammondCast 19 starts out in Frankfurt Germany recording in AFN Europe Headquarters on one big tube microphone featuring Hungarian tenor saxophone star TONY LAKATOS, now a member of the HR Radio Big Band. And a slow rainy day Blues featuring guitarist JOE BERGER and RAY GRAPPONE drums, Jon on the XB-2 organ/bass. Also a 35 year-old recording of my old rock band HADES

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Musical Instruments Fair Japan Second Day Suzuki Hammond Mercy Dedicated To Tachi!

November 9, 2016

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Musical Instruments Fair Japan Second Day Suzuki Hammond Mercy Dedicated To Tachi!

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Tokyo Big Sight Japan — Very special dedication at Musical Instruments
Fair Japan Second Day to my good friend Waichiro Tachikawa aka Tachi –
reprising 10 years later Mercy Mercy with the great Suzuki Chromatic
harmonica masters Koei Tanaka and Tokuichi Inoue (Stevie Wonder’s
friends and harmonica makers!), Joe Berger playing custom guitar built by Tor Arne Engdal and Jon Hammond at the exciting new Hammond organ product, the XK-5 aka XK5 presented in the full blown version Heritage Pro System with high power model 3300 Leslie Speaker daily onstage in the Suzuki Musical Instruments
stand – enjoy this Full High Definition Film that will bring you right
there to the bi-annual fair in the Big Sight convention and exhibition
center in Tokyo, Japan – the largest one in the country! See you again
in 2018 folks! These instruments are available now from your local
Hammond Suzuki representitives – Jon Hammond
http://www.HammondCast.com

Koei Tanaka and Jon Hammond – Suzuki Musical Instruments Hamamatsu

Suzuki Musical Instruments Hamamatsu

President Manji Suzuki and Jon Hammond seated at the New B3 B3mk2 organ

Suzuki Chromatic
harmonica masters Koei Tanaka and Tokuichi Inoue (Stevie Wonder’s
friends and harmonica makers!), Joe Berger playing custom guitar built by Tor Arne Engdal and Jon Hammond at the exciting new Hammond organ product, the XK-5

*Note: We will also be appearing at Winter NAMM Show, Frankfurt musikmesse Prolight + Sound and Summer NAMM Show 31st year – this is the New B3 of the Future, now! “The New Original” – JH
XK5 Heritage Series Model Options:
XK5 Heritage Pro System
MoK5 Heritage Pro System
Special Thanks Shigeyuki Ohtaka, Yu Beniya, Masato Tomie
and Suzuki Engineering Team – President Manji Suzuki & Suzuki Team –
a pleasure to play the Hybrid Multiple Key Contact System and the
All-New Sound Engine totally rocks!

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“XK5 Single Manual

XK5 Heritage Pro System
• XK5, XLK5 lower manual, new Pro
Bench (BK), new Pro Stand (BK)
• XPK250BK Pedalboard (option, not
shown)
Model A3 Heritage System
• XK5, A3 lower manual (RW), new A3
Bench (RW), new A3 Stand (RW)
• XPK250W Pedalboard (option)
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HAMMOND® XK-5
“THE NEW ORIGINAL”
The HAMMOND B-3TM organ and its siblings such as the C-3TM and A-100TM have been the single most influential keyboard instruments in musical history, perhaps apart from the acoustic piano. When paired with the spinning Leslie® speaker, the HAMMOND’s sonic versatility defined the electrified keyboard sound of genres from rock to soul to Gospel to jazz. This sound is as sought after today as ever.
With the XK-5 and Heritage Series, HAMMOND is proud to announce that we’ve closed the final millimeters of the realism gap—in terms of both sound and feel—in a form factor that’s far more portable and affordable than a vintage Hammond organ. We are very proud of this instrument for providing an absolutely authentic playing experience that will meet the demands of even the most seasoned B-3 purist. Frankly, we feel it has no peer among today’s keyboard offerings.
“It’s very important to feel comfortable sitting at the organ. Sometimes I play an organ and it doesn’t feel like what I’m used to. First of all, [The XK-5] feels like
a B-3, just sitting at it.” – Dr. Lonnie Smith, legendary jazz organist
“It’s a Hammond B3! That’s what most of us want in
essence. But to be able to go beyond that and have all these incredible adjustments … I’m in love!” – Chuck Leavell (The Rolling Stones)
Let’s face it: Moving and maintaining an antique Hammond will only become more difficult as time passes. Of course we have tons of respect for anyone who does, but to get all of the sound with none of the hassle, let’s learn why the XK-5 is destined to become The New OriginalTM
.
NEW PATENT-PENDING TECHNOLOGIES
The engineering team we’ve dedicated to the Hammond sound for over 30 years went back to the drawing board for nearly everything about the new XK-5, analyzing many classic organs and poring over original diagrams and blueprints that only we possess. Here are some of the biggest new ideas in the new Hammond XK-5.
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Hybrid Multiple Key Contact System: On classic Hammonds (and in our current, full-sized New B-3 Mk. II family), pressing a key closes nine mechanical contacts: one for each drawbar. Your ears usually hear the multiple harmonics as one note. Depress a key slowly, however, and you can hear the harmonics come in at slightly different times. Normal playing created a subtle “slop” between otherwise crisp attacks, and the more drawbars you pull out, the more of an almost subliminal but chewy and soulful character it impacts to the sound. One perhaps feels this more than hears it, but seasoned players certainly notice its absence.
You can’t accomplish this with a single MIDI note-on, which is what most of today’s organ and synth key actions use. In the XK-5, we use three mechanical contacts at different points in the keys’ travel. Each of these in turn triggers three virtual contacts, giving you separate “note on” connections for every drawbar frequency in the same manner as the original nine-contact electro-mechanical Hammond® organs. The result is a fingers-to-music connection that perfectly duplicates sitting at a vintage B while saving on weight and cost. Plus, the time-spread between these “note ons” is programmable, as is the order in which you hear the harmonics speak. And since the contacts all receive and transmit MIDI note data, you can capture every harmonic nuance of your performance in your DAW program of choice—to which you can directly connect the XK-5 via USB.
“The first thing that struck me was the action. I played a big Larry Young chord, and stretching and hitting that top note, it didn’t quite trigger all the way until I really pressed on it. That’s exactly what a B-3 does and what I expect as a B-3 player.” – Jim Alfredson (Organissimo, Janiva Magness)
(Jim – jamming on the XK5 – ModelA3)
Completely Redesigned Key-bed: The XK-5’s keyboard action is built in-house, not sourced from a third-party manufacturer. We designed it to duplicate the heft, bounce, and key dip of a “new old stock” and well-maintained B-3TM: No springy synth keys allowed! Master Hammond players who tested early prototypes confirmed that nothing comes closer to the feel and response they expect. Of course it has the “waterfall” key fronts critical to Hammond playing techniques such as palm slides. Play the XK-5 alongside any other modern organ and we’re convinced you’ll find the difference stunning.
“The feel of the keyboard, it kicks back at you.
It’s not dead, and it feels good.
See, that’s what we’re looking for!”- Dr. Lonnie Smith
“It’s like the feel of what I imagine it must have been like in 1968
when you put your hands on a brand new one. It feels great.”- Chuck Leavell
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All-New Sound Engine: The XK-5 employs new proprietary technology to recreate Hammond’s storied tone wheel generator with unprecedented accuracy and flexibility. Tone wheels were spinning discs on shafts, each with its own pickup pointing at the edge. The pattern of “teeth” cut into the edge of the wheel and its rotational speed determined the pitch. Modeling and sampling are combined in an exclusive process to capture the frequencies of all 91 tone wheels found in the original organs, not to mention other important sonic details such as key click, harmonic percussion, vibrato-chorus, and more.
Tone wheel generators have become like rare violins or classic cars: Even though Hammond originally calibrated all instruments that left the factory to sound identical, no two are exactly alike after decades of use. So we’ve extended the programmability of both the overall generator characteristics (such as leakage and cross-talk between pickups) and individual tone wheel behavior (such as the purity of the sine wave) to almost ludicrous depths. In addition to letting you perfectly duplicate different conditions of Hammonds—from showroom-new to road-abused if that’s what you’re going for—there’s the ability to recreate individual organs right down to the model, year, and serial number! Presets will capture the exact tonal qualities of famous artists’ instruments, from jazz great Dr. Lonnie Smith to Chuck Leavell (The Rolling Stones) to Gregg Rolie (Santana, Journey) and more.
Virtual Matching Transformer: An often overlooked subtlety of the Hammond sound was that the tone wheels generated tiny voltages that needed to be stepped up, and you could be “drawing on” some of the same wheels at the same time by playing similar notes with similar drawbar settings on both manuals. All signals from the upper, lower, and pedal manuals passed through a matching transformer that was intended to even things out before the signal moved on to the preamp and vibrato-chorus scanner. The transformer—a piece of iron with a coil wrapped around it—could “remember” some of its saturation based on how hard it had been working previously, thus affecting new notes played. Physicists call this hysteresis. Musically speaking, it affects how much “volume robbing” you hear and adds to what Hammond aficionados think of as the “breathing” quality of the organ. (The phenomenon is similar to why some recording engineers like transformer-equipped microphones and/or preamps for certain sounds.) In the XK-5, the matching transformer and its place in the signal chain is modeled precisely, and the saturation and hysteresis amounts are adjustable from barely-there to over-the-top. Like we said, we’re closing the final few millimeters of the realism gap.
MORE FEATURES
We didn’t stop there. Just a few of the XK-5’s more than 50 innovations and features include:
• Four full sets of Harmonic Drawbars plus pedal drawbars, just like on original Hammond
console organs including the B-3.
• 12 additional virtual tone wheels are devoted to harmonically complex pedal tones (i.e. more
than just 16′ and 8′ sine waves), as found on Hammonds beginning in 1945.
• Custom tone wheel profiles available via download.
• Our best-ever Digital Leslie effect. Anything else is just a “rotary simulator.”
• Continuously variable Digital Leslie speed if desired.
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• Dedicated octave shift / transpose buttons.
• Improved DSP-based overdrive complemented by vacuum tube preamp.
• Improved vibrato-chorus.
• Dedicated on/off buttons and amount knobs for reverb, overdrive, and assignable multi-FX.
• Lower B drawbars can alternately control 9 MIDI CC messages for external gear.
• Left and right 1⁄4” outs can be used at the same time as Leslie output, for running the XK-5
through a real Leslie in parallel to stationary speakers, a subwoofer, or house P.A.
• More key-triggering modes for pedal-to-lower coupler (Manual Bass function).
• Firmware updatable via USB flash drive or directly from computer.
• Crisp new OLED display is more readable under different lighting conditions.
Of course we’ve retained the things that made working with the XK-3C and our compact SK-series keyboards a joy. Hold any button and the first page of parameters most relevant to it comes up in the display—holding the Leslie speed button for Digital Leslie settings, for example. This saves you a ton of menu-diving when customizing your sounds. New patch-naming and copying features also make your housekeeping even easier.
HERITAGE SERIES OVERVIEW
The single manual XK-5 forms the basis of our new Heritage Series, letting you configure as large or
as small a system as your gig requires.
For adding flawless and inspiring Hammond organ sound to your existing multi-keyboard rig, simply purchase the XK-5 single-manual unit. It contains all the tone-generating “brains” in case you want to expand later. From here, two systems offer a choice between contemporary or traditional looks for players who require dual manuals and/or pedals.
XK-5 Pro System
This system is best for touring musicians who carry their own gear but require a full portable B-3.
The new XLK-5 lower manual uses the same key-bed and multi-contact system. It features the same high-quality cabinetry as the main unit, with vertically extended side panels designed to cradle your XK-5. Remove the existing side panels from the main unit (a quick and simple operation), slide it into place, and you have an integrated dual-manual rig with a seamless appearance.
Jazz players who kick bass can add the XPK-250 two-octave radiating pedalboard, which includes our new EXP-250 expression pedal. Though the XK-5 is compatible with previous XK-3 and XK-3C Pro System expansion products such as the XLK-3 lower manual (though you’ll only get the multiple key contacts on the XK-5 itself), all the new components interconnect via H-BUS, our new connector that simplifies setup by carrying both data and power.
Rounding out the options are the open-footprint aluminum Pro stand, which folds for easy carry, and matching bench.
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Model A-3TM
So named because it looks very much like Laurens Hammond’s first organ, the Model ATM he introduced in 1935, the Model A-3 is ideal for installation in a church or nightclub, or for any application where the appearance of a classic B-series Hammond is desired.
It begins with the XK5 and adds the A-3 lower manual, which functions exactly like the XLK-5 but has thicker side panels. The wooden “B-3 look” stand and bench match the cabinetry perfectly, as does the XPK-250 pedalboard with expression pedal.
HAMMOND will offer different bundles of these components through better retailers everywhere.
If you demand no less than perfection from your tone-wheel organ sound, a feel and responsiveness that will make you close your eyes and imagine you’re playing a vintage B-3, and programmability that will let you recreate any specific Hammond that may be in your mind’s ear, don’t settle for a “clone.” Insist on The New Original … the HAMMOND XK-5.
“I’m so glad Hammond is carrying on the tradition, and making it even better than it was in the beginning. Congratulations!” – Chuck Leavell
SPECIFICATIONS:
Hammond USA 743 Annoreno Drive Addison, IL 60101
http://www.hammondorganco.com
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Manuals
Upper and Lower 73 notes each (61 playing keys plus 12 Preset Keys)
Square-front (“waterfall”-style) New mechanical key-bed design
Pedal (optional)
13, 20-note spinet-style 25-note radiating
Adjustable Pedal Sustain Pedal to Lower coupler Custom Pedal Registrations (3 Factory, 3 User)
Split
SPLIT panel control Assignable split point
Tone Generator
MTWTM (Modeled Tone Wheels) 61-note polyphony for Manuals 5-note polyphony for Pedals
Virtual Multi-ContactsTM
Custom Contacts (3 Factory, 3 User) 3 Physical Contacts, 9 Assignable Virtual Contacts
Adjustable Attack, Release, Decay
Harmonic Drawbars®
5 sets (4 Manuals, 1 Pedal) Upper 2 X 9 pitches
Lower 2 X 9 pitches
Pedal 2 pitches
Drawbar Voicing
4 choices for Manuals (A-100, B-3, C-3, Mellow)
4 choices for Pedals (Normal, Muted, Synth 1 & 2)
Custom Tone Wheel (CTWTM)
3 Factory, 3 User for A-100, B-3, C- 3 & Mellow Drawbar Voicings CTW’s identified by model and serial number
Adjustable parameters for each tone wheel
12 complex tone wheels for bottom 12 pedal tones.
Touch-Response PercussionTM
Percussion On, Normal/Soft Volume, Slow/Fast Decay, 2nd & 3rd Harmonic
Adjustable Normal/Soft Volume settings,
Slow/Fast Decay rates, Velocity, Key Tracking,
1’ Drawbar Cancel ON/OFF
Vibrato & ChorusTM
Virtual ScannerTM (3 settings) Adjustable rate, Vibrato/Chorus Mix Vibrato on Pedal ON/OFF
Overdrive
Tube/Solid State Adjustable drive level
Preset Keys
9 Presets plus Cancel each Manual 2 Adjust Presets each Manual
9 programmable Preset Banks
Patches
100 User, 100 Factory Patches Assignable to Preset Keys as Favorites
Assignable Patch Load: Drawbar registrations, Drawbar parameters, Internal & External Zones, Multi- Effects, Reverb.
Tube Preamp
12AU7/12AX7 Tubes
Adjustable Routing & Drive Level
MTTM Matching Transformer
Adjustable drive level, Hysteresis, upper/lower/percussion levels
Multi-Effects
Tremolo, Auto Pan, Wah-Wah, Ring Modulator, Phaser, Flanger, Chorus, Delay. Adjustable parameters for each effect.
Master Equalizer
Bass/Mid/Treble panel controls Adjustable gain & center frequency
Programmable Equalizer
Bass, Mid, Treble
Adjustable center frequency Hammond Preamp Tone Control
Leslie®
STOP, FAST, BYPASS panel controls.
Custom Cabinets (8 Preset, 8 User) Adjustable Slow & Fast Speeds, Rise & Fall Times, Horn/Drum/Subwoofer Volume Balance, Microphone Settings.
Reverb
ON/OFF panel control
11 programs
Leslie On Reverb ON/OFF
MIDI
5 MIDI Templates
3 Keyboard Channels (Upper, Lower, Pedals)
6 External Zones (3 Upper, 2 Lower, 1 Pedals)
Assignable MIDI channels, key range, Program Change, Pan, Velocity Curve, Min/Max Volume
IN 1, IN 2, OUT Connections
Display
OLED, 20 character, 2 line
7 Control Buttons & VALUE Rotary Knob
USB
“A” port (“To USB Flash Drive”) “B” port (“To Host”)
Tune/Transpose
Transpose +- 6 semitones Fine Tune +- 10 cents
Octave Up/Down +- 2 octaves
H-BUS® Connector
To Pedals/Expression Pedal
Audio Connections
LINE OUT L/MONO / R Headphone Jack
11-pin Leslie® Connector
Other Connections
CONTROL 1, CONTROL 2, 8-pin DIN (EXP-100F Expression Pedal)
AC Input
Dimensions
46.8” (W) 15.8” (D) 4.7” (H) Weight 34.6 lbs. ”

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Musical Instruments Fair Japan NO X-CESS BAGGAGE BLUES in Suzuki Musical Instruments Stand XK-5 – Musicians: Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica, Joe Berger guitar, Takano Naoyuki tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond playing the new XK-5 Hammond Heritage Pro System organ
XK5 Heritage Pro System • XK5, XLK5 lower manual, new Pro Bench (BK), new Pro Stand (BK) • XPK250BK Pedalboard “THE NEW ORIGINAL” – Tokyo Big Sight http://www.HammondCast.com/ — at Tokyo Big Sight.

Musicians: Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica, Joe Berger guitar, Takano Naoyuki tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond playing the new XK-5 Hammond Heritage Pro System organ:

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Yeah man! Like President Obama says: “Fire it Up!”
Tokyo Big Sight, I’m back in town and not messin’ around – fired up after falling in line with my dear serious music friends right here,
L to R Koei Tanaka​, Joe Berger​, Jon Hammond​, Waichiro Tachikawa​

rallying around the new XK-5 Organ at Musical Instruments Fair Japan – Fire it Up folks! The new standard, moving in to the future…hammer down on the XK5 Hammond organ Heritage Pro System, better than a B3 and it won’t break your back – welcome to the future! – Jon Hammond
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Big Thank You Yu Beniya Suzuki Musical Instruments Team for this beautiful photo: On-Air with Stanley and Chris of Tokyo Guitar Show

#TokyoGuitarShow – huge honor to go on-the-air there with Stanley and Chris at the 2016 Japan Musical Instruments Fair in Tokyo Big SIght! – Joe Berger Jon Hammond – http://www.tgs-radio.com , thanks Yu! – Tokyo Big Sight!

My new youngest organ student on the new XK-5 Hammond organ, I showed him how to do ‘The Claw’ – sub-in training!

At Japan Music Fair, Tokyo Big Sight Japan – Jon Hammond – Suzuki Musical Instruments

Jon Hammond & Manji Suzuki President Founder of Suzuki Musical Instruments

Tokyo Japan — Meeting the Hammond XK-5 Heritage Pro System Organ rig for Japan Musical Instrument Fair in Suzuki Musical Instruments, better than an old B3 folks! Multi-contact keys and all new powerful sound engine, pure classic Hammond organ sound moving in to the future!

Jon Hammond & Joe Berger preparing for daily program with the great Chromatic Harmonica master Koei Tanaka!
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11月4、5、6日と続いた楽器フェア2016、スズキハーモニカのデモ演奏を連日行いましたが、無事に終了しました!演奏を聴いていただいたみなさま、ありがとうございました。ハモンドオルガンの名手 河合 代介さんとのデュオ(最終日最後のセットにはドラムの大槻カルタさんが乱入してくれて大盛り!)、そしてアメリカから急遽かけつけてくれたハモンドオルガンの Jon Hammondとギターの Joe Bergerのトリオ(スズキハーモニカ開発のIさんに飛び入りしてもらいました!)にて行いました。とても良い内容の3日間だったと思います。関係者のみなさまお疲れ様でした。

河合代介さんとは今週金曜日11日に沼袋 オルガンジャズ倶楽部にてふたたびデュオでライブしますので、そちらも是非よろしくお願いします!

God bless…my friend Quincey Carr is in the Evening News tonight with Captain Sully Sullenberger and Mayor Libby Schaaf…check it out! – Jon Hammond:
Surprise scholarship aids Hayward pilot’s flight instruction dreams

Photos by Jon Hammond – Quincey Carr and Steven Turner – Oakland CA

http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2016/11/07/surprise-scholarship-aids-hayward-pilots-flight-instruction-dreams/
“Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger shakes hands with Quincey Carr after presenting him with a certificate with which he may complete his training to become a flight instructor in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Carr, who was shot and paralyzed years ago, told his story to Oakland police Sgt. Clay Burch (standing behind Sullenberger) who arranged for the Oakland Firefighters Random Acts charity to fund Carr’s flight education. (Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group) ”
By George Kelly | gkelly@bayareanewsgroup.com
PUBLISHED: November 7, 2016 at 5:13 pm
“OAKLAND — “Whoa, whoa, oh my God!”

Quincey Carr cried out as he wheeled around full circle in his wheelchair as media and well-wishers quickly surrounded him at the corner of Hegenberger Road and Edgewater Drive near his job.

Only minutes before, an Oakland fire engine had pulled up to treat Carr in an attempt to distract him.
“They surprised me, they had the fire truck show up here and test my pulse and said ‘Are you OK?’” he said. “Then people just started swarming in, and I was like, ‘What is happening?’”

Carr, 32, of Hayward, was immediately surrounded by cameras and city leaders, including Mayor Libby Schaaf, and Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who presented him with a $10,000 scholarship check on behalf of Oakland Firefighters Random Acts to cover the cost of flight instruction classes.

“I’m just so happy that I can really devote all of the time in doing what I really want to do,” said Carr, who wields a bullhorn and signs six days a week to promote Ramos Furniture, a family-owned and operated chain of Northern California stores.

He came by his love of flight early with visits to his parents’ jobs at the Alameda Naval Air Station leading to model-plane collections, flight lessons and his own private pilot’s license at age 17 in 2002.

But tragedy struck on Aug. 11, 2006, when Carr, who learned he had passed his written exam for a commercial license, went out with his girlfriend to begin celebrations with a haircut at his regular barbershop on International Boulevard. When his girlfriend rebuffed a stranger’s flirting, the man left the shop but returned soon after with a gun and shot Carr three times, then fired two more shots into him on the floor.

Carr’s dreams were on hold. But he fought back through agonizing rehabilitation to teach ground instruction at a local flight school, take friends on occasional plane rides and play a weekly piano gig at a Union City hotel to make ends meet.
Oakland police Sgt. Clay Burch said he met Carr earlier this year while visiting Ramos Furniture during a work break. It was after that chance meeting that Burch started thinking about how he could help Carr.

“We’re here to hopefully start him on a path to change his life. His dream has always been to be a flight instructor. Today, we’re here to help him realize his dream,” Burch said.

Larry Hendricks, a retired 30-year Oakland firefighter, said the mayor’s office contacted his nonprofit organization, Oakland Firefighters Random Acts, to help with Burch’s plan.

“When we heard (Burch) had taken the time to get the backstory of a guy hundreds of people had driven by in his wheelchair, it was a no-brainer for us,” Hendricks said.

At fire station No. 27 on Pardee Road, officials started talking about a scholarship that would allow Carr to train at Pacific States Aviation, a flight-based operator in Concord.

“I’ve known Quincey for more than 15 years,” Rashid Yahya, Pacific States vice president and chief pilot, said. “He still flies out of our academy using a special apparatus. I’m really glad we can help Quincey with his passion for flying and teaching. Once he gets his certificate, he can teach any student from private to commercial how to fly.”

Sullenberger praised Random Acts and all others who helped raise funds for Carr’s equipment and training.

“When I became a flight instructor when I was 20 years old, I very quickly realized it’s one thing to be able to accomplish something, to achieve a certain level of performance, but it’s quite another to, in very granular fashion, break that down into component parts and explain it to someone so they can begin to do it,” said Sullenberger, who lavished praise on Carr’s determination and perseverance in pursuing his flight instruction dreams.

“I’m going to tell him today that forever after when I see a small plane overhead, I’m going to say ‘I wonder if that’s Quincey?’”

Staff writer Angela Hill contributed to this report. Contact George Kelly
George Kelly George Kelly is a breaking news reporter for the Bay Area News Group. He has worked as an online coordinator and, before that, a copy editor and page designer for Bay Area-based newspapers and magazines. Off work, he enjoys playing in bands, busking and karaoke. His first newspaper job was as a Washington Post paperboy. Follow George Kelly @allaboutgeorge

Jon Hammond Thumbs Up to the amazing Ramos Furniture Store Promo Duo Quincey Carr and Steven Turner on tenor on corner of Edgewater and Hegenberger! – Check ’em out if you are driving by folks – FREE HDTV with a qualifying purchase while supplies last! Up to a 51 inch HDTV FREE!
— with Quincey Carr, Steven Turner and Ramos Furniture at Ramos Furniture – Oakland CA

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Japan Music Fair LIVE Get Back in The Groove XK5 featuring Koei Tanaka and Joe Berger plus special guest Tokuichi Inoue chromatic Harmonica Masters from Suzuki Musical Instruments – Jon Hammond is playing the new XK-5 Hammond organ and high power Leslie Speaker, the new standard in Hammond B3 digital organ, best modern Hammond organ in history, enjoy! Jon Hammond photo Steve aka Shunichi Horiuchi! http://www.HammondCast.com

Tokyo Japan — thanks for photo Steve aka Shunichi Horiuchi! – Tokyo Japan — I love playing this organ XK-5 aka XK5 Hammond, come join us for Day 2 Japan Musical Instruments Fair in Suzuki Musical Instruments stand folks! – Jon Hammond

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Tokyo Japan — I love playing this organ XK-5 aka XK5 Hammond, come join us for Day 2 Japan Musical Instruments Fair in Suzuki stand folks! – Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond with Kaori Tai – one of Koei Tanaka’s top harmonica students and excellent photographer!

Photo credit Kaori Tai

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あ~~、写真多すぎてUPするので手一杯。
カメラのスペックが低い割りに良い写真が撮れたのでは?とは思うが、やっぱりカメラのスペックは上げたいのが本音。

Tokyo Japan — Wow it was a great day to see my dear friends again from Suzuki Musical Instruments, reunion at Japan Music Fair 2016! Jon Hammond Photo Credit, Yu Beniya! with Waichiro Tachikawa aka Tachi and Take

Photo Credit Yu Beniya

Daisuke Kawai XK-5 Organ and Koei Tanaka looking and sounding beautiful beautiful beautiful cats! Music for the people at Japan Music Fair Tokyo Big Sight Suzuki Musical Instruments stage – photo: Jon Hammond

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Sequence: Awards NAMM Believe in Music and Jon Hammond Showcase

May 26, 2016

*WATCH THE MOVIE HERE: NAMM Showcase Believe in Music Awards Jon Hammond

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

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Big thanks to The NAMM Show Team for this recognition award, beautiful plaque “Believe in Music” award! I’m afraid to hang it on the wall in case there’s an earthquake…back in the box for now, Jon Hammond

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Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt

– LATE RENT Jon Hammond Theme Song – Jon Hammond Band: Peter Klohmann tenor, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ – Video: Tino Pavlis http://www.HammondCast.com

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/GetBackInTheGrooveJonHammondBandInJazzkeller_201604

by Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Band live in Jazzkeller celebrating 30 years musikmesse Warm
Up Party – “Get Back in The Groove” – Peter Klohmann tenor saxo, Joe
Berger guitar, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at the Hammond
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Getting ready for my 10th ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO – Hollywood CA!
Jon Hammond

#ASCAPExpo ASCAP Audio Portrait: Jon Hammond http://www.ascap.com/audioportraits/h/jon_hammond_rent.aspx

Jon Hammond
Late Rent
Jon Hammond says “the fingers are the singers.'” The latest CD from this exceptional and soulful Hammond organist is the proof. “Late Rent” draws on decades of great recording sessions and top live performances to showcase his own playing and many top jazz and funk artists. It shows why the Hammond organ is one of the most enduring electric instruments and why Hammond is one of its best players.

Jon Hammond Rent
The Late Rent Story
Swingin’ Funky Jazz & Blues
Two Hot Tracks
Sonny’s Advice

11th edition of the ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO, April 28th – 30th, 2016 in Los Angeles at the Loews Hollywood Hotel

American Association of Independent Music (A2IM)
American Composers Forum (ACF)
American Federation of Musicians (AFM)
Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP)
Berklee College of Music Alumni Association
Berklee Online
California Copyright Conference (CCC)
Canadian Music Week
Foreign Performing Rights Organizations (PRO)
Girls Rock & Girls Rule
GoGirlsMusic.com
International Film Festival Summit (IFFS)
International Music Festival Conference (IMFCON)
International Songwriting Competition (ISC)
Los Angeles Women in Music (LAWIM)
Music Publishers Association (MPA)
Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI)
National Music Publishers Association (NMPA)
New Music USA
The Recording Academy (NARAS)
Regional/State/Local Songwriter Associations
SAG-AFTRA
SOCAN
Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL)
SongNet
Songwriters Guild of America (SGA)
Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF)
Student/University Music Programs
TAXI
USA Songwriting Competition
West Coast Songwriters

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/6842260423

AFM Local 6 Member Jon Hammond https://afm6.org/member-profile/jon-hammond-wheres-the-gig/

JON HAMMOND: “WHERE’S THE GIG?” – Alex Walsh

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jon in the early 70s

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jon has released four CDs

For more info visit www.jonhammondband.com

Jon Hammond Funk Unit https://www.namm.org/summer/2015/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit

JON HAMMOND Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974, City College San Francisco Languages: English, German Jon is closely identified with the two main products of his career, the Excelsior Accordion and the Hammond Organ. Musician: Jon Hammond is one of the premier B3 PLAYERS in the world. Jon has played professionally since age 12. Beginning as a solo accordionist, he later played Hammond B3 organ in a number of important San Francisco bands. His all original group HADES opened shows for Tower of Power, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Michael Bloomfield. Eddie Money and Barry Finnerty became musical associates. Moving East he attended Berklee College of Music and played venues as diverse as Boston’s “Combat Zone” in the striptease clubs during the ’70’s and the exclusive Wychmere Harbor Club in Cape Cod, where he was house organist with the late great trumpet player Lou Colombo and developed a lasting friendship with House Speaker Tip O’Neill. He also toured the Northeast and Canada with the successful show revue “Easy Living”, and continued his appearances at nightclubs in Boston and New York. Subsequently Hammond lived and traveled in Europe, where he has an enthusiastic following. TV/Video Producer: In 1981 Jon formed BackBeat Productions. Assisted by Lori Friedman (Video by LORI), the innovative TV show “The Jon Hammond Show” became a Manhattan Cable TV favorite. Jon’s “Live on the street” video style included news events, as well as live music/video clips of Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge and many others. The weekly show is now in it’s 30th year and has influenced the broadcasts of David Letterman and others. Billboard Magazine hailed Jon’s show as “The Alternative to MTV”. 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

funky jazz

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

Tuesday, April 5 at 9 PM Musikmesse Warm Up Party celebrating 30 years

Best Party of The Year! Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in jazzkeller Tuesday April 5th 2016 celebrating 30 years

Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in jazzkeller Tuesday April 5th 2016 celebrating 30 years

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

Jon Hammond – organ

Joe Berger – guitar

Peter Klohmann – saxophone

Giovanni Totò 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

“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

Web: www.jazzkeller.com / www.jonhammondband.com

photo by Lawrence Gay co-producer of West Coast Live Radio Program

Sequence, Awards, NAMM, musikmesse, #Believe #HammondOrgan #Plaque #NAMMShow

Lydia’s Tune Live In Yachtklub Frankfurt

April 23, 2016

*WATCH THE MOVIE HERE: Lydia’s Tune Live In Yachtklub Frankfurt

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

Lydia’s Tune Live in Yachtklub Frankfurt – Hans Romanov Presents

with Dedication to Lutz Büchner long-time member saxophonist of Jon Hammond Band

Lydia’s Tune Live in Yachtklub Frankfurt – Jon Hammond Band with dedication to Lutz Büchner, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at Hammond organ – Hans Romanov Presents, Audio: Johannes Napp & Silvio Cappucci, Video: Tino Pavlis http://www.HammondCast.com

Youtube https://youtu.be/1VZ7siIvCo0

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HammondCast – Lydia’s Tune

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

Yachtklub Life Jon Hammond Band

Pocket Funk

Yachtklub Life – Hans Romanov Presents – Jon Hammond Band – Pocket Funk
Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar, Peter Klohmann tenor saxo, Jon Hammond organ / bass
Audio: Johannes Napp, Silvio Cappucci
Video: Tino Pavlis
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Yachtklub, Frankfurt, Party Scene, Hans Romanov, Jon Hammond, Hammond Organ, Funky Jazz, Main River

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Vimeo https://vimeo.com/163665235

The UC Theatre Tour for Jon with main man David M. Mayeri

LINK: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153421253302102.1073741930.558692101&type=1&l=37bc338aa1

The Lights Are On in The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall folks! Big congratulations to David M. Mayeri and his team, enjoy these photos courtesy Jon Hammond – http://www.theuctheatre.org/
“Our Mission


David M. Mayeri under the marquis: The Lights Are On in The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall folks! Big congratulations to David M. Mayeri and his team, enjoy these photos courtesy Jon Hammond

Berkeley Music Group
The Berkeley Music Group is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was formed to renovate and run The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall in Berkeley.

Our mission is to present a vibrant and diverse range of live performances to advance the understanding and appreciation of music, culture and education in the Bay Area.

The new UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall will be a music venue serving the community. The centerpiece of the project is to operate a state of the art music venue while educating and training youth, ages 17 to 25, through our arts and concert career pathways educational programs.

The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall will be a 1,400 capacity, general admission, multi-tiered, all-ages music venue with a state-of-the-art Meyer Leopard sound system and a full service bar and restaurant. This new live music venue will present an exciting range of local and national artists and bands. The UC Theatre will be the only general admission music venue of its size and kind in the East Bay.

The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall will start by presenting approximately 75 to 100 shows a year, featuring local, national, and international touring artists. We’ll offer the best and most popular bands performing Indie Rock, Alternative, Blues, Folk, Bluegrass, Rock, EDM, Latin, Brazilian, Jazz, R&B/Soul, Reggae, Afro-beat, Hip-hop, Electronic, and more. Additional programming will include comedy shows, film, and a speaker series. Community programming will include Symphony, Opera, Choral, Gospel, and more.

Flexible venue configurations include: 1,400 (capacity) general admission with limited seating, 750 (capacity) all seated at
tables & chairs, 500 (capacity) banquet seating, and more.

Chandeliers throughout the historic hall, reminiscent of The Fillmore –

Accomodates 1,400 concert-goers no pain no strain – Jon Hammond:

The kitchen is behind this window (and offices)

Giving back to the community…

The Berkeley Music Group is dedicated to ensuring that The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall strengthens the Bay Area’s vibrant fabric of nonprofit arts & service organizations. BMG will work to build a collaborative network of Community Partners with existing education, health, youth development, performing arts and music nonprofits to help them with their fundraising goals through events at The UC Theatre.

Our Educational Programs will offer a platform for learning the technical, creative, and business aspects of promoting concerts and cultural events through workshops and hands-on paid internship programs. Graduates from the internship program will be introduced to a network of Bay Area venues for employment opportunities. We will offer these programs to youth 17 to 25 attending local schools, to underserved youth in established programs at local non-profit organizations, and to the general public.

The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall will join the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Freight & Salvage Coffee House, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, and other performing arts venues in the downtown Berkeley Arts District as a vibrant new music venue serving the community. The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall will serve as an entertainment and economic catalyst (including adding 150 new jobs) to downtown Berkeley, just as the Fox Theatre in Oakland helped to transform the uptown music, arts & entertainment scene, and boost economic revitalization in Oakland.

This project is a rare opportunity for community revitalization that will have a broad, diverse impact on music, culture, education and quality of life in our community. Your support of this project will MAKE A DIFFERENCE, for it drives the success of our capital campaign to rebuild and transform The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall into a live music venue.

We look forward to welcoming you to the UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall in 2016!”

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

Melody Without Name by Jon Hammond Band in Jon’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous Jazzkeller Frankfurt – Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond at the Hammond Sk1 organ http://www.HammondCast.com Video: Tino Pavlis

Youtube https://youtu.be/LJTgPjiu-uw

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Hammond XK-5 aka Flexi-B Top Secret Organ Programmable Multi Contact Keys with MTW 1 Modeled Tone Wheel Generator

Hammond Flexi-B Top Secret Organ
with 9 contact keyboards! – Jon Hammond at musikmesse with Suzuki Musical Instruments Prototype Debut

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

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

Youtube https://youtu.be/VF7WXWHv1a4

Jon Hammond Band​ getting funky with Head Phone Live in Jazzkeller​ – Jon’s annual musikmesse​ Warm Up Party with Giovanni Totò Gulino​ drums, Joe Berger​ guitar, Peter Klohmann​ tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond​ at the Hammond Sk1 organ – Jon Hammond uses Sennheiser​ Momentum headphones with in-line mic remote http://www.HammondCast.com – Video Directed by Tino Pavlis​ Sennheiser Momentum​

Michael Falkenstein with Prototype Hammond Flexi-B

Masato Tomie Suzuki Hammond Engineer and Guitarist of Black Market Band with Hammond Flexi-B Top Secret Organ Prototype Debut musikmesse

“Organ meets Bigband” feat. Jon Hammond (organ)

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

Im Programm
(aus dem Archiv der NDR Bigband)
The Sermon by Jimmy Smith, arr. Steve Gray
Back at the Chicken Shack by Jimmy Smith, arr. Steve Gray
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