Posts Tagged ‘XK5’

Jon Hammond Show 1202

November 27, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE: Jon Hammond Show 1202

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by Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Show 1202

Manhattan Neighborhood Network Channel 1, air time 01:30 AM on 12/02 – Music, Tavel, Soft News 

First segment – Jazz Funk Tribute to Cannonball Adderley and Lutz Büchner​ NDR Horns Jon Hammond Band​ – Auster Jazz Series concert Hamburg Eimsbüttel. Funky Heinz Lichius​ drums, Michael Leuschner​ trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor, Ernst-Friedrich Fiete Felsch​ alto, Joe Berger​ guitar, Jon Hammond​ organ bass – special thanks Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera, this concert was filmed in High Definition – Frank Blume, Torsten Wendt – Knut Benzner NDR Redaktion – Musik Rotthoff​ support – Gideon Schier / Baltic Soul Weekender 
Second segment – Hammond Party!
In Frankfurt, Germany – 31st consecutive musikmesse
Man in the middle: Joe Berger
Left: Jon Hammond
Right: Michael Falkenstein
(when I can finally get him to sit down and play his ass off) – Michael
is a very popular young man! Especially in the musikmesse (many more 
than 31 for Michael – more like 40 times, already a pro by the time we 
met him with his Dad – Professor Klaus Maier in 1987 Hammond Germany stand!)
Hammond stand last day of 2017 musikmesse – good times with the boys over in Germany at Messe Frankfurt
XK-5 Hammond organs now in wide release, from our good friends in Suzuki Musical Instruments
in the laboratories in Hamamatsu – 3300 Leslie, 300 watts rms solid 
state power with tube preamp sounding real good – JH – special thanks Jennifer Schiele & Leslie – the next orgelspieler! #HammondOrgan #Musikmesse #Funky #Jazz #SoulMusic
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Third segment – Nashville Tennessee — Harry Shearer Interview with Jon Hammond just before Harry accepted the American Eagle Award along with Crystal Gayle and Patti Smith from the US National Music Council during Summer NAMM Show – for broadcast on Jon Hammond Show on MNN TV Channel 1 in Manhattan – From Harry’s wiki: “Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, writer, musician, author, radio host, director and producer. He is known for his long-running roles on The Simpsons, his work on Saturday Night Live, the comedy band Spinal Tap and his radio program Le Show. Born in Los Angeles, California, Shearer began his career as a child actor. From 1969 to 1976, Shearer was a member of The Credibility Gap, a radio comedy group. Following the breakup of the group, Shearer co-wrote the film Real Life with Albert Brooks and started writing for Martin Mull’s television series Fernwood 2 Night.
He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live on two occasions, between 1979–80, and 1984–85. Shearer co-created, co-wrote and co-starred in the 1984 film This Is Spinal Tap, a satirical rockumentary, which became a cult hit. In 1989, Shearer joined the cast of The Simpsons; he provides voices for numerous characters, including Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Principal Skinner, Ned Flanders, Reverend Lovejoy, Kent Brockman, Dr. Hibbert and more. Shearer has appeared in several films, including A Mighty Wind and The Truman Show, has directed two, Teddy Bears’ Picnic and The Big Uneasy, and has written three books. Since 1983, Shearer has been the host of the public radio comedy/music program Le Show, a hodgepodge of satirical news commentary, music, and sketch comedy.”


Jon Hammond and Harry Shearer backstage at American Eagle Awards – Nashville Music City Center

Jon Hammond Show, Funky Jazz, Blues, Hammond Organ, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, XK5, B3 organ, Music, Travel, Soft News

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Hammond Party

November 25, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Hammond Party

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

Youtube https://youtu.be/qgqrBofGUFo

Hammond Party!
In Frankfurt, Germany – 31st consecutive musikmesse
Man in the middle: Joe Berger
Left: Jon Hammond
Right: Michael Falkenstein
(when I can finally get him to sit down and play his ass off) – Michael
is a very popular young man! Especially in the musikmesse (many more 
than 31 for Michael – more like 40 times, already a pro by the time we 
met him with his Dad – Professor Klaus Maier in 1987 Hammond Germany stand!)
Hammond stand last day of 2017 musikmesse – good times with the boys over in Germany at Messe Frankfurt
XK-5 Hammond organs now in wide release, from our good friends in Suzuki Musical Instruments
in the laboratories in Hamamatsu – 3300 Leslie, 300 watts rms solid 
state power with tube preamp sounding real good – JH – special thanks Jennifer Schiele & Leslie – the next orgelspieler! #HammondOrgan #Musikmesse #Funky #Jazz #SoulMusic #HammondParty

Hammond Organ, Party, Frankfurt Germany, Musikmesse, XK5, B3 organ, Funky, Jazz, Soul Music, #HammondParty

Trio Session In Hammond Stand Closing Out Musikmesse Jon Joe Michael

April 20, 2017

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Trio Session In Hammond Stand Closing Out Musikmesse Jon Joe Michael

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

Youtube https://youtu.be/zehWa6Sg8kM

Trio Session in Hammond Stand Closing out musikmesse – with my brother from other mother (Heidi) – Michael Falkenstein, the only other organ player I’ll do this with – Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at the XK-5 – closing out my 31st musikmesse (consecutive years, haven’t missed one folks!)

Suzuki Musical Instruments Ohno-san! 大野弘光

http://www.HammondCast.com High-Definition Movie
#HammondOrgan #SuzukiMusicalInstruments #Musikmesse #Frankfurt #Session

Manji Suzuki President Founder of Suzuki Musical Instrumnts Co. Ltd with Jon Hammond at the B3mk2 organ

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Published April 19, 2017
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Topics XK-5 Organ, Hammond Organ, Suzuki Musical Instruments, Musikmesse, Trio Session, Jon Hammond, Joe Berger, Michael Falkenstein, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Soul Music

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
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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

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!

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

Payphone Johnny musikmesse Warm Up Party in jazzkeller – Celebrating 31st consecutive year for Jon and Joe, and Jon’s 64th birthday

– original composition “Payphone Johnny” Peter Klohman t.s., Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o.+b. – and Michael & Jenny with Leslie,

many friends in the house!

– special thanks Wolfgang Lücke

http://www.HammondCast.com
Jon Hammond Allstar Band with Lee Oskar musikmesse Day 1 Center Stage – Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o., Lee Oskar h. Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Peter Klohmann t.s., Mavros Freitag announcement Jon Hammond International ASCAP American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)
Johannes Weber, Christopher Sparkes Messe Frankfurt

Michael Birk Veranstaltungslogistik GmbH Stage Crew

photo credit Bernie Capicchiano / Bernies Music Land of Australia

Suzuki Musical Instruments friends with Jon Hammond at Japan Musical Instruments Fair – Tokyo Big Sight

makers of Hammond Organs, Leslie Speakers! Waichiro “Tachi” Tachikawa, Jon Hammond, Také

XK5, Musikmesse, Trio Session, Jon Hammond, Joe Berger, Michael Falkenstein, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Soul Music,
#HammondOrgan #SuzukiMusicalInstruments #Musikmesse #Frankfurt #Session

Hammond Party! Jon Hammond XK5 Shakeout Time in Nashville Tennessee

January 30, 2017

Hammond Party! Jon Hammond XK5 Shakeout Time in Nashville Tennessee

*WATCH HUGE MPEG4 FILE HERE: Pocket Funk XK5 Huge File

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/HammondPartyNightPocketFunkShakingOutTheNewXK5OrganInNashville

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/hammondcast

Jon Hammond Band at the Hammond Party for the new XK-5 Hammond organ, playing Jon’s tune Pocket Funk in Full HighDef on the new prototype organ with Kayleigh Moyer on the Sleishman Drum Co Mothertone drums, Chuggy Carter congas GON BOPS, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at the XK5 (plays just like a B3 with Multi Contact keys!)

first night of Summer NAMM Show Nashville, Tennessee at the famous studios of SoundCheck Nashville- Pocket Funk as seen on Jon’s TV show Jon Hammond Show 34 years on Manhattan Neighborhood Network channel 1 – special thanks to Hammond Organ USA Gregory Gronowski & Scott May, Ray Gerlich long-time Hammond Technical Supervisor since 1976! also Mark Prentice M.D. for the evening, known as “Sound Soul Summit V” fine players all night long on the new org – Thanks to my friend Chuck Rainey the great studio bassist for coming and hanging with us all night long! And the Suzuki Musical Instruments Team makers of Hammond Organs and Leslie Speakers *from Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka, Japan http://www.HammondCast.com ‪#‎XK5‬ ‪#‎NAMMShow‬ ‪#‎Nashville‬ ‪#‎SummerNAMM‬ ‪#‎HammondOrgan‬

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Hammond B3 Of The Future XK5 Slated to Make Daily Appearances Jon Hammond Organ Group Winter NAMM Musikmesse ProLight + Sound

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

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowPreview1126FromTokyoJapanFunkSoulMusicNewXK5HammondOrganAndB3

Youtube https://youtu.be/uY7y-uLol2o

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153902968662102/

Published November 19, 2016
Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Japan Music Fair, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Tokyo, Jon Hammond Show, Funk Soul Music, Chromatic Harmonica, B3 organ, XK5 Hammond, Modeled Tonewheel 1, #HammondOrgan

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,”
Producer: Jon Hammond ©JON HAMMOND Intl.
http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Hammond Party, NAMM Show, Jon Hammond, XK5, Funky Swinging Blues, #Jazz #NAMMShow #musikmesse #XK5 #HammondOrgan

Jon Hammond Show 01 28 Broadcast MNN TV Jazz Blues and Soft News Winter NAMM Episode

January 27, 2017

Jon Hammond Show 01 28 Broadcast MNN TV Jazz Blues and Soft News Winter NAMM Episode

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Show 01 28 Broadcast MNN TV Jazz Blues and Soft News Winter NAMM Episode

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShow0128BroadcastMNNTVJazzBluesAndSoftNewsWinterNAMMEpisode

Youtube https://youtu.be/QjERNl-5_BU

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/201233695

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10154087971052102/

Jon Hammond Show 01 28 Broadcast MNN TV Jazz Blues and Soft News Winter NAMM Episode

First segment: Anaheim CA — 2017 NAMM Show Sunday Blues and Jazz Session with Jon Hammond and Friends “White Onions” – Koei Tanaka on Suzuki Harmonica – Official Facebook Page chromatic harmonica, Chuggy Carter (GON BOPS) percussion, Joe Berger guitar (TV Jones), Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ – camera: Jesse Gay, Special thanks Steve Simmons, Ray Gerlich, Scott May, Suzuki Musical Instruments Team – in memory of Gregg Gregory Gronowski
Second segment: NAMM Show 2017, Camera Credit: Jesse Gay, thanks Jesse! — Thanks to our good friends at Canopus Drums for the Organ Trio Session today with Heinz Lichius drums, Arno Haas tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond Sk1 organ – powered by TecAmp USA neo bass cabinet – and beautiful Italian designer Keyboard Stand by Bespeco Professional, Alex Mingmann Hsieh / P. Mauriat 保爾‧莫莉亞 Taiwan #NAMMShow #CanopusDrums #Bespeco #TecAmpUSA #HammondOrgan #Pmauriat
3rd segment: NAMM Show Sunday Blues and Jazz Session with Jon Hammond and Friends in Hammond Organs stand 5104 and Suzuki Musical Instruments 5100 “Lydia’s Tune” and Jon’s Theme Song: “Late Rent” Musicians: Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica, Joe Berger guitar, Chuggy Carter percussion, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ + bass

#NAMMShow #PioneerDJ #HammondOrgan #CenterStage #Blackberry #Funk #Jazz #CableAccessTV #MNNTV #ManhattanNeighborhoodNetwork
http://www.HammondCast.com
NAMM LINK for Jon Hammond Funk Unit
https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Breaking News: Summer Of Love 50th. Anniversary CONCERT
June 4th 2017
Event Producer Boots Hughston on HammondCast just after 40th, 10 years ago: Jon Hammond LINK:
https://archive.org/details/JonHammondBootsHughstonInterviewonHammondCastKYOURadio
Copy: “For Immediate Release 1/25/17 San Francisco:
2b1 Multimedia Inc and the Council of Light Announce San Francisco’s – What:
When: Where: Admission: Times: Promoted by: Non-Profit: Web Site: Facebook:
Press Contacts:
2b1 Multimedia Inc and the Council of Light Announce San Francisco’s
Summer of Love 50th Anniversary CONCERT
June 4th 2017
Polo Fields
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, San Francisco June 4, 2017
Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Free
9am to 7pm
2b1 Multimedia Inc and the Council of Light, (415) 870-5312 NBPF Inc, a 501(c)(3), a tax-exempt organization 50thsummeroflove.com
50th Anniversary Summer of Love https://www.facebook.com/groups/50SOL/
Delphia Arrowood-Barsotti PR, (707) 542-6707 J.C. Juanis Media Relations, (510) 273-2490

The Summer of Love is a celebration of the original “Human Be-In” held in San Francisco in 1967 promoting the principles of Peace, Love and Compassion. This event is considered by many to be the birth of the counter- culture and the spark that ignited the 60’s Hip movement; which took the world by storm. Presidents were impeached and wars were stopped, a sea of humanity stood up and said “Hell No”. This pivotal moment was the start of many earth-shattering events and a mass spiritual awaking that inspired the Peace Movement, Anti-War Movement, The Environmental Movements, Gay Rights Movement, Women’s Movement etc all having their start and taking hold during this period.
On June 4th, in San Francisco’s Polo Fields, there will be 21 bands, 32 speakers, Native American Indians, Tibetan Monks, all performing for FREE celebrating this spiritual awakening that shattered perceptions and made the world take notice. All are welcome – Admission FREE.
SUMMER OF LOVE PROCLAMATION
There are moments in time when a word or thought has such power it changes history; a generation so involved in the moment it becomes unstoppable; a spiritual awakening so profound that its very conception shatters perceptions, halts the world and makes people from all nations take notice.
It began with a simple four-letter word – LOVE! In the 1960s this word became synonymous with a generation and city called San Francisco. It was a concept, a belief deep in the hearts of all who were there (and those who wished they were). It began with Ken Kesey, the Merry Pranksters and their bus “Furthur”, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and the Beat Generation. They gathered in places like North Beach, Haight Ashbury, and in cities like Palo Alto, Berkeley, Seattle, Portland, New York and L.A. These pockets of counter- cultural, anti-establishment individuals questioned authority and their surroundings while searching for the real meaning of life and deeper truths. These small communities of like- minded individuals and their “families” of communal creativity focused on poetry, art, folk music, jazz, and rock ’n roll, demanding to be free of societal restrictions, restraints and hang- ups.
Then one summer it happened! “We Were Everywhere!” The pureness of thought exploded exponentially and there were now millions of us. This event, this historical moment, which included most of 1967, became known as the “SUMMER OF LOVE.”
During this period the Peace Movement was born, with the “Human Be-In” in San Francisco and then the “Love-Ins” in New York. Anti-war demonstrations occurred everywhere and college campuses erupted with thousands of people protesting the draft. The American Indians took Alcatraz, the Black Panthers took Sacramento and the Brown movement demanded social change. Even the Olympic athletes stood up with fist raised to show solidarity with the winds of change. This startled our government, a president was impeached and a war was stopped. An entire generation stood up and shouted “Hell no, we won’t go!”
During this period change was occurring on multiple levels, giving birth to a variety of social movements: the Free Speech Movement, the Free Love Movement, the Women’s Movement, the Gay Rights Movement, the Sexual Revolution, the Spiritual Movement, the Farm Workers Movement, the Environmental Movement, the Ecology Movement, the Animal Rights Movement, the Student Movements, the Civil Rights Movement and the Anti-War Movement.
The message was clear – the world was uniting behind one principle and one thought – LOVE! – and its affirmation of PEACE, COMPASSION and UNDERSTANDING. The word was brought forth by musicians such as Peter Paul & Mary, Donovan, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, the
Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane and then carried on by many English musicians like Eric Clapton, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
In the midst of this freethinking environment a renaissance of gifted geniuses emerged with the likes of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison. New concepts and inventions touched every segment of society: the transistor silicon wafer, the calculator, the personal computer and the internet. The international community was in awe of this explosion of creativity. All this started with a simple word, a simple thought – LOVE! And a generation of freethinking people who were willing to stand up and be counted while proudly proclaiming their willingness to be different.
This period of change is commemorated by celebrating the
“SUMMER OF LOVE”
It stands for:
Truth and individual freedom. Freedom of expression.
Freedom to make a choice – sexually, spiritually and socially.
Our right to be different. Our right to refuse to fight without judging those who did. Creativity, love and respect for all things. Our right to make a difference.
Our right to think independently. Our willingness to share with others.”
#SummerofLove #Bands #BootsHughston #HumanBeIn

Anaheim, California — Jon Hammond receiving the news over his famous BlackBerry phone that his band’s scheduled concert on CenterStage NAMM Show has really been canceled – rarely do you see Hammond pressing the phone up to his ear because of microwaves emitting – but as NAMM Production Manager Greg Herreman’s voice came crackling over the phone with the decisive word “Canceled” it was clear the 6 piece band would not be playing this show until Winter NAMM 2018

– “we would like to extend the invitation to perform at the 2018 NAMM Show.” – yes we’ll be back next year folks! – Photo by Lawrence Gay
https://www.namm.org/thenamm…/…/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit
Jon Hammond Funk Unit
Koei Tanaka – chromatic harmonica
Joe Berger – guitar
Heinz Lichius – drums
Alex Budman – tenor sax
Chuggy Carter – percussion
Jon Hammond – organ + bass
Keep Making Music, believe in music
Performance Info
Friday, January 20, 2017 – 4:00pm to 4:40pm

NAMM CenterStage Presented by Pioneer DJ (BC Patio)
#NAMMShow #PioneerDJ #HammondOrgan #CenterStage #Blackberry #Funk #Jazz #Accordion #ExcelsiorAccordions

Bernard Purdie talking with Lawrence Gay co-producer of West Coast Live Radio Show

Tokyo Big Sight — It seems like it was just yesterday we were over in Tokyo for Japan Musical Instruments Show! – Jon Hammond
http://www.jonhammondband.com/blog.html/hammond_b3_of_the_future_xk5_slated_to_make_daily_appearances_jon_hammond_organ_group_winter_namm_musikmesse_prolight__sound/

NAMM Show Canopus Drums Session by Jon Hammond

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

Youtube https://youtu.be/noZRV3WW7OQ

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/200553239

NAMM Show 2017, Camera Credit: Jesse Gay, thanks Jesse! — Thanks to our good friends at Canopus Drums for the Organ Trio Session today with Heinz Lichius drums, Arno Haas tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond organ – powered by TecAmp USA neo bass cabinet – and beautiful Italian designer Keyboard Stand by Bespeco Professional, Alex Mingmann Hsieh / P. Mauriat 保爾‧莫莉亞 Taiwan

Thanks to Shinichi Usuda President Canopus Co., Ltd. and Canopus Team: Taxi Okuyama, Joey Klaparda, Taka Matsumoto
TecAmp USA Glenn Kawamoto, Bespeco Professional S.r.l. Team, Silvia, Ettore, Francesco, Alessandro, Corrado – P.Mauriat Saxophones Alex Hsieh “Go For The Sound”, Thomas Pistone NAMM Security, Joe Lamond NAMM President CEO

http://www.HammondCast.com #NAMMShow #CanopusDrums #Bespeco #TecAmpUSA #HammondOrgan Pmauriat Albest​

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Photos by Lawrence Gay

Hammond B3 Of The Future XK5 Slated to Make Daily Appearances Jon Hammond Organ Group Winter NAMM Musikmesse ProLight + Sound

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

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowPreview1126FromTokyoJapanFunkSoulMusicNewXK5HammondOrganAndB3

Youtube https://youtu.be/uY7y-uLol2o

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153902968662102/

Published November 19, 2016
Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Topics Japan Music Fair, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Tokyo, Jon Hammond Show, Funk Soul Music, Chromatic Harmonica, B3 organ, XK5 Hammond, Modeled Tonewheel 1, #HammondOrgan

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,”
Producer: Jon Hammond ©JON HAMMOND Intl.
http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Interviews Sennheiser Jon Hammond Headphones Microphones Organ Accordion Music Archive NAMM Musikmesse
http://jonhammondband.com/blog.html/interviews_sennheiser_jon_hammond_headphones_microphones_organ_accordion_music_archive_namm_musikmesse/ – Jon Hammond

L to R Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, Jon Hammond, Daniel Sennheiser

Parking lot of Sennheiser Headquarters in Wedemark Germany, Knut Benzner of NDR with 421 mic and Norbert Hilbich long-time Sennheiser man!

Jon Hammond using Sennheiser e855 evolution microphone on interview with Tommy Denander and Mathias Melo in Hollywood

Nashville Tennessee — Jon Hammond interviewing legendary Roy Clark with Sennheiser evolution e855 microphone

Winter NAMM 2017 @NAMMShow @HammondCast #JonHammond

NAMM Show, Rained Out Concert, Jon Hammond, Funk Unit, Chromatic Harmonica, XK5, Suzuki Musical Instruments, #CenterStage #HammondOrgan

Jon Hammond Show XK 5 Extravaganza

December 10, 2016

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Show XK 5 Extravaganza

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowXK5Extravaganza

Youtube https://youtu.be/xbP3NBSBuxs

Jon Hammond Show XK5 Extravaganza – for broadcast on MNN TV Channel 1, 12 / 17 –
Jon Hammond Show 34th year on Public Access TV – Manhattan Neighborhood Network #MNNTV #XK5 #HammondOrgan
First segment:
“Hammond Party Nashville
In Memory of ‘Gregg’ Gregory Gronowski
Jon Hammond Portion of Program: original compositions POCKET FUNK + LATE RENT – special event Nashville Tennessee Summer NAMM Show
Hammond Organ USA
Suzuki Musical Instruments
Jon Hammond Band Musicians: Joe Berger guitar, Kayleigh Moyer drums, Chuggy Carter percussion, Jon Hammond XK-5 Hammond Organ with
high power model 3300 Leslie Speaker. This is the USA Debut of the model XK5 Hammond organ
NAMM Show
©JON HAMMOND Intl. http://www.HammondCast.com
*Note: Remembering ‘Gregg’ Gregory Gronowski – planning to play with Joe Berger Wed. Feb. 22nd at the Gregory Gronowski Memorial Celebration concert in St. Charles IL Arcada Theatre – it’s going to be a great night of music and memories…family & friends folks! See you in the Land O’ Lincoln (suburb of Chicago where I was born actually) – Jon Hammond *it will be a Hammond Organ / Organist extravaganza! Hammond Organ USA @GreggGronowski #GreggGronowski Jon Hammond Band Jon Hammond Organ Group Scott May Suzuki Musical Instruments
Info: XK-5 ORGAN: The New Original
HAMMOND’s new flagship portable organ is a ground-up new design that draws on original blueprints of the classic HAMMOND B-3 organ to capture its sound and feel with unmatched accuracy and soul. Its patent-pending technologies include an all-new sound engine that combines modeling and sampling to reproduce every nuance of the electro-mechanical tone wheel generator plus a custom keyboard action that duplicates the heft, bounce, key travel, and multi-contact behavior of classic HAMMOND console organs.
K-5 organ, Heritage Series dual-manual systems, new Leslie K pedal”
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!
#KoeiTanaka #ChromaticHarmonica #Harmonica
with Koei Tanaka / 田中光栄 – fan site, Koei Tanaka, Joe Berger, Suzuki Musical Instruments, Suzuki Harmonica – Official Facebook Page and Suzuki Melodions / Hammond Electric Acoustic Melodions at Tokyo Big Sight.

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Lydia’s Tune NAMM Lunch Set Jon Hammond Funk Unit
Jon Hammond Funk Unit https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2015/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit
Performance Info
Set Time: 12:00pm
Friday, January 23, 2015 “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 — with Jon Hammond Organ Group and 3 others at The NAMM Show. #TheNAMMShow

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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

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

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Jon Hammond with ASCAP’s Seth Saltzman – Protect Your Music! – ASCAP I Create Music Expo Hollywood CA

Jon Hammond Funk Unit CenterStage Presented by Pioneer DJ @NAMM

Jon Hammond Funk Unit WINTER NAMM EVENT DATE Friday, January 20, 2017 – 4:00pm

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

Facebook Event https://www.facebook.com/events/970048696439945/

Folks, I’m very happy to announce that my good friend funky Heinz Lichius is going to fly out from Hamburg Germany to play drums with us at the Winter NAMM Show next month! This will be Heinz’ very first NAMM Show, so any NAMM Heads out there, please come out and hear my band at 4PM on Jan. 20th Friday on the CenterStage presented by Pioneer DJ:
https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2017/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit

The band will be:
Joe Berger guitar
Koei Tanaka harmonica
Chuggy Carter percussion
Alex Budman tenor saxophone
Heinz Lichius drums
Jon Hammond organ
Jon Hammond Funk Unit: Friday, January 20, 2017 – 4:00pm to 4:40pm
NAMM CenterStage Presented by Pioneer DJ (BC Patio)
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Jon Hammond Funk Unit
San Francisco CA
Band bio: https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2016/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

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

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Marin County Line on the Golden Gate Bridge Northbound lane from San Francisco

Very popular to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge!

Robin Williams Bridge Rainbow Entrance!

Richmond Bridge and 101 North Split at Larkspur Landing

It’s raining finally! – Lower Deck Richmond Bridge aka Richmond San Rafael Bridge –

Shooting The Bridges with Jon Hammond to HammondCast Show on the radio http://www.HammondCast #GoldenGateBridge #RichmondSanRafael #Radio #JonHammond #HammondOrgan
Music Travel Soft News *Note: Finally some rain in San Francisco Bay Area! Enjoy the music and the view – Jon Hammond

XK5, Public Access TV, Hammond Organ, Chromatic Harmonica, Extravaganza, Soul Music, Jazz, Blues, Jon Hammond Show, #HammondOrgan #XK5

Hammond XK 5 Organ New Demo LATE RENT By Jon Hammond in Tokyo

November 14, 2016

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Hammond XK 5 Organ New Demo LATE RENT By Jon Hammond

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/HammondXK5OrganNewDemoLATERENTByJonHammond

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Hammond XK-5 Organ New Demo LATE RENT by Jon Hammond
at Japan Music Instruments Fair in Tokyo Big Sight – MUSICIANS: Koei Tanaka harmonica, Joe Berger guitar, Takano Naoyuki tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond XK5 Hammond Organ in Suzuki Musical Instruments Stand #XK5 #HammondOrgan #TenorSax #Harmonica #KoeiTanaka #Guitar
@JonHammondBand http://www.HammondCast.com

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Auster Jazz Head Phone NDR Horns Funky Heinz – 3 + 3

Jon Hammond Band Live in Auster Bar Hamburg with funky Heinz Lichius drums, NDR Horns: Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor sax, Fiete Felsch alto sax, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ + bass – http://www.HammondCast.com/ Note: Joe Berger is playing Futhark Guitars -Jon Hammond – Hammond organ made by Suzuki Musical Instruments – special thanks to our friend and excellent drummer Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera! & Auster Bar Team Frank Blume & Torsten Wendt

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Sennheiser In The News led by system designer Norbert Hilbich AMBEO 3D audio soundscapes guidePORT system wow! Jon Hammond

Courtesy of Installation AV integration in a networked world

LINK http://www.installation-international.com/sennheiser-to-provide-3d-music-for-va-revolution-exhibition/

Photo: Dave Robinson –Sennheiser audio solutions

Daniel Sennheiser, CEO of Sennheiser – pictured (centre) holding a replica of a 1968 set of Sennheiser headphones

Installation AV Says: “Sennheiser has announced a new collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London for the forthcoming exhibition You Say You Want a Revolution? Records & Rebels 1966 – 1970.

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/LegendaryHamburgMusikRotthoff1

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Jon Hammond and Joe Berger In-store performance in the legendary Hamburg music shop ‘Musik Rotthoff’ – world-renowned for having sold The Beatles their most famous guitars and musical equipment and also supplied the equipment for The Star Club, Top Ten Club and still going strong as a supplier of both new and rare vintage instruments, amplification, sound reinforcement, lighting and all accessories – located in St. Pauli Hamburg Germany http://www.musik-rotthoff.de/ – Joe Berger is playing Futhark Guitars – Jon Hammond is playing Hammond Sk1 organ made by Suzuki Musical Instruments – special thanks to Hr. Claus-Dieter Rotthoff and his sonMaik Rotthoff – JH — with Jon Hammond, Joe Berger and Maik Rotthoff inSt. Pauli.

The Father Son: Maik Rotthoff and Claus-Dieter Rotthoff – Claus’ father sold Paul McCartney his famous Höfner ‘Beatle Bass’ and other gear for The Beatles – keeping the legacy going in St. Pauli Hamburg! – Jon Hammond

L to R Claus-Dieter Rotthoff, Joe Berger, Jon Hammond – in-store Musik Rotthoff

Musik Rotthoff, Musical Instruments, The Beatles, St. Pauli, Hamburg, Legendary Music Store, Blues, Hammond Organ, In Store, HD 720p

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondBand2ndSetAfterBirthdayCakeBreak

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Best Party of The Year! Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse​ Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller​ Tuesday April 5th 2016 celebrating 30 years
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 – Jon’s birthday cake by Saray Pastanesi​ Jon Hammond Band​

Late Rent, Organ Demo, New XK-5, XK5, Suzuki Musical Instruments, #HammondOrgan #BigSight #Suzuki

New Organ Product XK 5 LYDIA’ S TUNE At Japan Musical Instruments Fair Suzuki Stand Tokyo Big Sight

November 13, 2016

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: New Organ Product XK 5 LYDIA’ S TUNE At Japan Musical Instruments Fair Suzuki Stand Tokyo Big Sight

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/NewOrganProductXK5LYDIASTUNEAtJapanMusicalInstrumentsFairSuzukiStandTokyoBigSight

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New Organ Product XK-5 LYDIA’S TUNE at Japan Musical Instruments Fair Suzuki Musical InstrumentsStand Tokyo Big Sight – Musicians: Joe Bergerguitar, Koei Tanaka harmonica, Takano Naoyuki tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond XK-5 Hammond organ
Special thanks Lars Heuseler, Masato Tomie, Shigeyuki Ohtaka, Kiyota Yamauchi
http://www.HammondCast.com/

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R.I.P. Leon Russell very sadly folks! – Jon Hammond #LeonRussell #RIP #HammondCast
Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-leonrussell-idUSKBN1380JM – photo by Jon Hammond

“Leon Russell, musician known for dynamic performances, dies at 74”
By Bill Trott
Leon Russell, who emerged in the ’70s as one of rock’n’roll’s most dynamic performers and songwriters after playing anonymously on dozens of pop hits as a much-in-demand studio pianist in the 1960s, died on Sunday at the age of 74, according to his website.

Russell, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011, died in his sleep in Nashville, Tennessee, his wife said in a statement on the website.

Russell had endured health problems in his later years, undergoing surgery to stop leaking brain fluid in 2010 and suffering a heart attack in July 2016.
Russell’s period of stardom as a performer was relatively brief but Elton John, who had once been Russell’s opening act, engineered a comeback for him in 2010 when they collaborated on an album titled “The Union.”

“He was my biggest influence as a piano player, a singer and a songwriter,” John told ABC News.

Russell recorded more than 35 albums and also excelled as a songwriter for other performers. His “A Song for You” was recorded by Joe Cocker, the Carpenters, the Temptations, Neil Diamond, Lou Rawls, Dusty Springfield, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and his good friend Willie Nelson. The Carpenters, Reddy, Shirley Bassey, Robert Goulet and George Benson all covered Russell’s “This Masquerade,” with Benson’s version winning the 1976 Grammy as record of the year.

Russell was known as “the master of space and time” in his ’70s heyday. He wore a cocked top hat and, with salt-and-pepper hair past his shoulders and a beard that reached his chest, created an inscrutable image that was equal parts shaman, tent revival preacher and cosmic ringmaster.

He ruled the stage with piano-banging abandon and, backed by a multi-piece band and a backup chorus, put on a show that was a roiling stew of rock, soul, gospel and country.

WRECKING CREW

He was born Claude Russell Bridges on April 2, 1942, and grew up in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area. He was playing in bars at age 14 and joined a band that included J.J. Cale, who also would go on to music stardom.

Russell moved to Los Angeles as American music was taking a new shape. He became part of a talented pool of studio musicians known informally as the Wrecking Crew who provided back up for pop and rock hits of the early and mid-1960s, including those by Jan and Dean, the Beach Boys, the Monkees and the Byrds. Russell also was part of producer Phil Spector’s trademark “Wall of Sound” recording team.

Russell also played guitar, worked as an arranger, songwriter and piano player for the house band on the popular television dance show “Shindig.”

He eased into the spotlight in 1970 as a driving force on Joe Cocker’s landmark Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour. Russell assembled the 20-piece band, which came with a legion of hangers-on, and served as its leader on a riotous two-month U.S. tour that spawned a double-disc live album and a documentary film.

His work with Cocker, an appearance in the film about George Harrison’s 1971 “Concert for Bangladesh” and his first solo album, which featured contributions from three Rolling Stones and two Beatles, made Russell a star in his own right in 1970.

In 1969 Russell and Denny Cordell started Shelter Records, which put out recordings by Russell, Cale, Freddie King, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Phoebe Snow.
After his rock stardom faded, Russell adopted the alter ego of Hank Wilson for several albums of country classics that let him turn loose his Oklahoma twang.

Although he continued recording and touring, Russell was far from the spotlight in the 1990s and 2000s until he and John recorded “The Union” and went on a short joint tour. John said he was inspired to collaborate when he was moved to tears upon rehearing Russell’s song “Back to the Island.”

Russell, who had to have surgery because of leaking brain fluid a week before going into the studio, said it was the first time he had heard from John in 35 years.

“If Leon can get the accolades he deserves and be financially OK for the rest of his life, I will have done something decent with my music,” John told the New York Times.

Photo by Jon Hammond:

Oakland CA — Closeup of Leon Russell’s custom-built electric grand piano with integrated ElectroVoice (commonly referred to as EV) monitor speakers and computer display – Leon’s show was great!

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JapanMusicFairLIVEGetBackInTheGrooveXK5

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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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Jon Hammond drawing crowds at Suzuki Musical Instruments! — with Jon Hammond – photo credit: Joe Berger

With Takano Naoyuki and Jon Hammond – Photo credit Lars Heuseler

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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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

Merci beaucoup / many thanks to Hajime Anzai (excellent accordionist Hajime, love his CD!) test playing a real nice Victoria accordion from Castelfidardo and speaking with my friend Ned Okada from Tombo – fine Italian accordions in the house at the big Musical Instruments Fair Japan in Big Sight Tokyo…also Excelsior Accordions and Pigini from my friend Massimo Pigini, top quality Italian craftsmanship! – Jon Hammond

New Organ Product, XK-5 Organ, XK5, Lydia,Jon Hammond, Bossa Nova, #Tokyo #Harmonica #Saxophone #HammondOrgan

Japan Music Fair LIVE Get Back In The Groove XK5

November 6, 2016

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Japan Music Fair LIVE Get Back In The Groove XK5

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JapanMusicFairLIVEGetBackInTheGrooveXK5

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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

http://musicfair.jp/2016/

あ~~、写真多すぎてUPするので手一杯。
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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

Tokyo Japan — Music Power Shot! L to R Koei Tanaka, Daisuke Kawai, Jon Hammond – playing in Suzuki Musical Instruments stage for the public and trade on the new Hammond XK-5 and the special Suzuki Harmonica chromatic master Koei!

Tokyo Japan — Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM in the house at Japan Musical Instruments Fair! Just in from Shanghai Music China – Joe Berger was at Music China also – NAMM International Team takin’ care o’ business folks! – Jon Hammond

Japan Music Fair Photos in Suzuki Hammond from Steve aka Shunichi Horiuchi! – Jon Hammond

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/HammondPartyNightPocketFunkShakingOutTheNewXK5OrganInNashville

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Jon Hammond Band at the Hammond Party for the new XK-5 Hammond organ, playing Jon’s tune Pocket Funk in Full HighDef on the new prototype organ with Kayleigh Moyer on the Sleishman Drum Co Mothertone drums, Chuggy Carter congas GON BOPS, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at the XK5 (plays just like a B3 with Multi Contact keys!)

first night of Summer NAMM Show Nashville, Tennessee at the famous studios of SoundCheck Nashville- Pocket Funk as seen on Jon’s TV show Jon Hammond Show 34 years on Manhattan Neighborhood Network channel 1 – special thanks to Hammond Organ USA Gregory Gronowski & Scott May, Ray Gerlich long-time Hammond Technical Supervisor since 1976! also Mark Prentice M.D. for the evening, known as “Sound Soul Summit V” fine players all night long on the new org – Thanks to my friend Chuck Rainey the great studio bassist for coming and hanging with us all night long! And the Suzuki Musical Instruments Team makers of Hammond Organs and Leslie Speakers *from Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka, Japan http://www.HammondCast.com ‪#‎XK5‬ ‪#‎NAMMShow‬ ‪#‎Nashville‬ ‪#‎SummerNAMM‬ ‪#‎HammondOrgan‬

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‪NAMM Show, Summer NAMM, Hammond Organ, XK-5 Hammond, Funk Band, Kayleigh Moyer, drums, SoundCheck Nashville, Hammond Organ USA #‎SummerNAMM‬ ‪#‎NAMMShow‬ ‪#‎HammondOrgan‬ #XK5

L to R Jon Hammond, Kayleigh Moyer, Frank Alkyer, Joe Berger – Summer NAMM Show Nashville

Band Shot! – L to R Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond, Tokuichi Inoue, Joe Berger – Japan Music Instruments Fair 2016

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Party Celebrating 30 Years Musikmesse Warm Up in Famous Jazzkeller Massive Chocolate Cake

September 23, 2016

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Party Celebrating 30 Years Musikmesse Warm Up in Famous Jazzkeller Massive Chocolate Cake

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Best Party of The Year! Jon Hammond’s annual musikmesse​ Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller​ Tuesday April 5th 2016 celebrating 30 years
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 – Jon’s birthday cake by Saray Pastanesi​ Jon Hammond Band​

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Bringing Back Sony Tape Recorder Audio Transfer Project Jon Hammond rock band Hades 1971 recordings Archive at CHRS

Radio Clinic at California Historical Radio Society, Elmo disassembles Jon Hammond’s TC-366 tape deck on the bench from Kozo Ohsone Sony Tape Recorder

Division to play back 40 year old archive recording Berkeley El Cerrito based band HADES recorded live at Provo Park in Berkeley and at rehearsal garage

on Carlson Blvd. Richmond recorded on a TC-366 sound on sound reel to reel tape deck, here is the machine on the bench with Elmo:

Elmo discussing remedy for glazed pinch roller with radio engineer Art Lieberman:

AMPEX 354 Tape Deck in KRE dubbing studio:

CHRS President Steve Kushman at the GATES Audio Board transferring from Analog to Digital:

Sony TC-366 project machine:

http://www.archive.org/details/HammondCast_19_1

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 and a shout out to the bass player STEVE WRIGHT who is recuperating from a stroke and heart attack but is now starting to speak again, get better Steve! From there to 1995 recording in LE BAR BAT NYC playing Jon’s tune “Pocket Funk”. A song I recorded with Eddie Money that is close to Eddie’s heart: “I’ve Been Lovin’ You Too Long” for all the Eddie Money freaks out there. I just saw Eddie in NY and he’s doin’ fine, still touring in a city near you! And finally ending up back in AFN Europe Headquarters playing Jon Hammond’s theme song: “LATE RENT”, dedicated to YOU of KYOU the your Rent will never be Late! http://www.HammondCast.com

HADES R to L: Steve Wright bass vocals, Jimmy Thorsen guitar vocals, Dave Danza drums, Jon Hammond organ electric piano

Earlier version of Hades Blues Works L to R: Jim Thorsen, Jon Hammond Greg Boykin drums R.I.P. Eddie Sanchez, Steve Wright picture outside Carlson Blvd. Richmond rehearsal space, Jerry Figone was manager at that time, road crew – Kent & Gary Leone:

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Sk1 James and Wes Blues Jon Hammond Band Jon Hammond on Hammond Sk1 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 Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond Stage Keyboard http://www.jonhammondband.com Sk1 Sk2 Hammond Suzuki Musikmesse Blues Organ Hofheim Hamamatsu Japan Category: Music Tags: Sk1 Sk2 Hammond Suzuki Musikmesse Blues Organ Hofheim Hamamatsu Japan

*WATCH THE VIDEO: Sk1 James and Wes Blues Jon Hammond Band

http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondSk1JamesandWesBluesJonHammondBand/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8tItPfKVOQ

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/HammondPartyNightPocketFunkShakingOutTheNewXK5OrganInNashville

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/hammondcast

Jon Hammond Band at the Hammond Party for the new XK-5 Hammond organ, playing Jon’s tune Pocket Funk in Full HighDef on the new prototype organ with Kayleigh Moyer on the Sleishman Drum Co Mothertone drums, Chuggy Carter congas GON BOPS, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at the XK5 (plays just like a B3 with Multi Contact keys!)

first night of Summer NAMM Show Nashville, Tennessee at the famous studios of SoundCheck Nashville- Pocket Funk as seen on Jon’s TV show Jon Hammond Show 34 years on Manhattan Neighborhood Network channel 1 – special thanks to Hammond Organ USA Gregory Gronowski & Scott May, Ray Gerlich long-time Hammond Technical Supervisor since 1976! also Mark Prentice M.D. for the evening, known as “Sound Soul Summit V” fine players all night long on the new org – Thanks to my friend Chuck Rainey the great studio bassist for coming and hanging with us all night long! And the Suzuki Musical Instruments Team makers of Hammond Organs and Leslie Speakers *from Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka, Japan http://www.HammondCast.com ‪#‎XK5‬ ‪#‎NAMMShow‬ ‪#‎Nashville‬ ‪#‎SummerNAMM‬ ‪#‎HammondOrgan‬

Producer Jon Hammond
Language English

Youtube https://youtu.be/Ng5WijIR7h8

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153597145217102/

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowPreview0709

FaceBook Video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153555094272102/

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L to R Jon Hammond, Kayleigh Moyer, Frank Alkyer, Joe Berger – Summer NAMM Show Nashville

Pocket Funk!

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/2PMKickOffNissanStageSummerNAMMShow

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