HammondCast

JON HAMMOND Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974 Languages: English, German *Jon is currently Host of daily CBS radio program HammondCast on KYOU & KYCY 1550 AM, 7 days a week at 4AM PST.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Current Local Time in Germany When I Fall In Love in The jazzkeller Frankfurt

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Current Local Time in Germany When I Fall In Love in The jazzkeller Frankfurt Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondWhenIFallInLoveinThejazzkellerFrankfurt musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt hosted by Jon Hammond Band Tony Lakatos tenor sax Jon Hammond XK-1 organ Giovanni Gulino drums Annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt hosted by Jon Hammond Band Tony Lakatos tenor sax Jon Hammond organ Giovanni Gulino drums Joe Berger guitar When I Fall In Love special thanks Eugen Hahn Jazzkeller Frankfurt Team, Musikmesse, Waichiro Tachikawa Suzuki Hammond, Michael Maier Falkenstein Hammond Suzuki Deutschland Jon Hammond is a member of AFM Local 802 Musicians Union and Local 6 http://www.jonhammondband.com Jon Hammond Swings with the cats at Jazz Spot Swing Taipei Taiwan special thanks Nobuki Kurahawa - Hammond Sk2 organ - JH Jon Hammond - P.Mauriat Pro Shop - Taipei Taiwan "Go For The Sound" - The Universal Language of Saxophone with Alex Hsieh and Jon Hammond - P.Mauriat Pro Shop Taipei Jazz Spot Swing ! Jon Hammond NAMM Show http://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2014/concerts-performances/jon-hammond-band Performance Info Location: Anaheim C.C.B/C Patio Stage *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: NAMM Hammond Summit Show Late Rent Jon Hammond Band in Hilton Anaheim http://archive.org/details/JonHammondNAMMHammondSummitShowLateRentJonHammondBandinHiltonAnaheim/ Very special performance on first ever Hammond night in Hilton Hotel Lobby at Winter NAMM 2013 presented by Hammond Suzuki USA "Sound Soul Summit" MC Scott May introduces Jon Hammond Band to play their theme song "Late Rent" after a very cool pre-show party Meet and Greet with a who's who of Hammond organists. Donny Baldwin drums (from Jefferson Starship & Lydia Pense & Cold Blood), Alex Budman tenor saxophone Joe Berger guitar Jon Hammond New B-3 Portable organ Sound mix by Denny Mack Special thanks Hammond Suzuki USA and Suzuki Musical Instruments Team NAMM = National Association of Music Merchants Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondTrioAMACPartyAustralia Opening Party for The Australian Music Association Convention - AMAC back in Gold Coast Australia, The Jon Hammond Trio with Kerry Jacobson drums, Neil Wickham tenor saxophone, Jon Hammond New B3 organ - opening introduction by Bernie Capicchiano with many special guest in the house, including Larry Morton Chairman of NAMM Show in the USA Delegation and member exhibitors of AMA in Jupiters Casino Hotel Broadbeach Gold Coast AU - www.HammondCast.com AMAC Convention Back In Gold Coast for 2014 - Jon Hammond Organ Group - special thanks Bernies Music Land Team / Musico, Rob Walker, Greg Phillips, Tony Burn - and all the great people of The AMAC! - #AMAC14 JH - Jon Hammond Band — with Jon Hammond at Jupiters Gold Coast. http://www.HammondCast.com Youtube http://youtu.be/7DoP-V8Ii1M CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1162705 Vimeo http://vimeo.com/103636346 Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x23wtkp_jon-hammond-trio-amac-party-australia_music Jon Hammond Band Facebook http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=883920328303432 AMAC Convention Back In Gold Coast for 2014 Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/pages/AMAC-Convention-Back-In-Gold-Coast-for-2014/150270171678326 Larry Morton Chairman NAMM and Jon Hammond - USA Delegation Jon Hammond with Beth and Alan Friedman - USA Delegation From the bandstand L to R: Neil Wickham, Jon Hammond, Kerry Jacobson Setting up on the bandstand for cocktail reception - here with Shannon Sullivan & Kerry Jacobson drums - Rocking The Australian Music Association Convention / AMAC Convention Back In Gold Coast for 2014 - Jon Hammond — at Jupiters Gold Coast Jon Hammond at Electro-Voice Bosch Stand AMAC Gold Coast - Superlative Powered Speakers by EV! Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/HammondOrganTrioInElectroVoiceStandAMAC End of AMAC Show Jazz Session with Hammond Organ Trio in Electro-Voice Stand with Simon Ert - Gretsch Drums, Chris Connolly - Grover Jackson Guitar, Jon Hammond - Hammond Sk1 organ. CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1161342 Youtube http://youtu.be/SPHi-VBY6zI Full High Definition Version: Awesome Funky Jazz Tribute to Cannonball NDR Horns feature on Jon Hammond Band Auster Bar Jazz Series concert Hamburg Eimsbüttel. Welcome Knut Benzner - NDR Redaktion! NDR Horns on Jon Hammond Band: L to R Michael Leuschner t., Lutz Büchner t.s., Fiete Felsch a.s. Funky Heinz Lichius drums, Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor, 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 Nicolai in the middle - drums on Peter and Siggi's Haus Party previous day, nice job Nicolai! L to R Joe Berger, Jon Hammond, Nicolai Ditsch - Frank Blume, Torsten Wendt - Knut Benzner NDR Redaktion Jon Hammond with NDR Mobile Broadcast Unit - Musik Rotthoff support - Gideon Schier / Baltic Soul Weekender in the Haus! Youtube http://youtu.be/9P8yZiXgWfI CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1169090 Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x25nqyv_awesome-funky-jazz-tribute-to-cannonball-ndr-horns-jon-hammond-band_music Current Local Time In Germany, jazzkeller Frankfurt, musikmesse, NAMM Show, Jon Hammond, Organ, Jazz, Blues, Awesome, P.Mauriat Pro Shop, Jazz Spot Swing, Taipei Taiwan, Local 802 musicians union

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Late Rent Jon Hammond Band Theme Song

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Late Rent Jon Hammond Band Theme Song Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014 Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon's birthday with Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ - Late Rent is the theme song for Jon's long-running cable TV show in New York City The Jon Hammond Show and HammondCast radio program http://www.HammondCast.com - special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera - Jon Hammond Band Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/LateRentJonHammondThemeSong2014 Jon Hammond theme song Late Rent on the occasion of 28th annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt and Jon's birthday with Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ - Late Rent is the theme song for Jon's long-running cable TV show in New York City The Jon Hammond Show and HammondCast radio program http://www.HammondCast.com - special thanks to Frank Poehl for operating the camera - Jon Hammond Band Youtube http://youtu.be/5shPL3IOYlU NuMuBu http://www.numubu.com/153010-videos.html?VIDEO_ID=23971 CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1117717 Vimeo http://vimeo.com/91332204 Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1mn3pb_late-rent-jon-hammond-theme-song-2014_music Jon Hammond Band Facebook http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=806846682677464 Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/late-rent-jon-hammond-theme-song-2014-6818982 "The FINGERS...are the SINGERS!" Musikmesse "Warm Up Party" Jon Hammond & Band Jon Hammond (aus New York City) - organ Joe Berger - guitar Peter Klohmann - saxophone Giovanni Gulino - drums Mr. Hammond has toured worldwide since 1991 using the incredible Sk1 organ by Hammond Suzuki..™ "Classic Hammond Sound...In A Suitcase!" The Jon Hammond Show is a funky swinging instrumental revue, featuring top international soloists. The show has universal appeal. Big Hammond orgel sound - 100% organic Jon Hammond in P.Mauriat Pmauriat Albest Pro Shop Taipei Taiwan Journal Frankfurt article by Detlef Kinsler LINK: http://journal-frankfurt.de/funkyjazz Kultur MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME Nomen est omen. Der Mann heißt Hammond und spielt eine Hammond. Der Organist aus New York freut sich auf Frankfurt und lädt zur Musikmesse Warm Up Party am 9.4. in den Jazzkeller ein. JOURNAL FRANKFURT: Was war für Sie zuerst da - die Frankfurter Musikmesse oder Auftritte im Jazzkeller? Jon Hammond: Die Musikmesse. Ich kam 1987 zum ersten Mal nach Frankfurt, zusammen mit Joe Berger, der auf der Messe für Engl Amplifiers spielte. Wir flogen mit der Lufthansa ein und teilten uns ein Zimmer im berühmten Prinz Otto Hotel am Hauptbahnhof. Schon in der ersten Nacht stellte mir Joe den großen John Entwistle, den Bassisten von The Who vor. Es wurde eine lange Nacht, in der wir Cognac tranken und Erdnüsse knabberten in eiern Suite des Marriott Hotels. Ich habe Joe bei einer Session mit John und Ringo Starrs Sohn Zak Starkey im Dorian Grey Club gefilmt bei einer Soundcheck Party. In den ersten paar Jahren spielte ich nicht oft live weil ich noch keine transportierbare Hammond Orgel hatte vor 1991 als ich den Prototyp einer XB-2 Hammond Orgel bekam mit der ich dann um die Welt reiste. Hauptsächliche dokumenierte ich aber die Messe für meine Cable TV Show in New York, die inzwischen im 29. Jahr als The Jon Hammond Show -- Music, Travel and Soft News präsentiert. Die harten Nachrichten überlasse ich CNN und den großen Networks (lacht). Vom ersten Jahr an fühlten wir uns der Musikmesse eng verbunden, haben seitdem eine tolle Zeit hier, kommen jedes Jahr wieder bis wir kleine, alte Männer sind. Das Jazzkeller-Konzert am Vorabend der Musikmesse ist zu einer netten Tradition geworden - wie kam es dazu, was bedeutet es Ihnen und wir werden Sie dieses Jahr diesen Abend im Jazzkeller zelebrieren? Ab 1991 lernte ich mehr und mehr Musikmesse-Menschen kennen und die mich und auch einiges von meiner Musik. Einige von ihnen ermunterten mich, doch auch für Auftritte nach Deutschland zu kommen weil es hier doch ein Interesse an Hammond-Orgel-Groove-Music gab. Mit der schon erwähnten, kleinen, kompakten aber sehr kraftvollen Orgel war das alles möglich. Zudem machte ich in New York gerade eine schwere Zeit durch, mein Vater war gestorben und ich hatte das Gefühl, einige Veränderungen könnten meinem Leben gut tun. Also kam ich nach Frankfurt mit meiner XB-2, allerdings mit einem Rückflugticket falls etwas schief gehen würde. Ich rief viele Musiker an, ließ sie wissen, ich bin jetzt da, lasst uns zusammen spielen. Das war für mich der Anfang einer langen, sehr speziellen Beziehung, vor allem zum Frankfurter Publikum nach ersten kleinen erfolgen im Jazzkeller und einer kurzen Auftritt im Hessen Report im Fernsehen. Beatrix Rief verdanke ich dieses "lucky light on me", eine tolle Erfahrung. Seitdem nenne ich Frankfurt "My Good Luck City" und im Jazzkeller begann auch alles für mich als Musiker. Deshalb liegt mir der Club auch so nah am Herzen, deshalb hatte ich auch die Idee, meine "Musikmesse Warm Up Party" dort zu realisieren, immer in der Nacht bevor die Messe startet was zu einer schönen Tradition wurde. Im ersten Jahr, in dem ich dann auch ein wenig Sponsoring von Philip Morris bekam, konnte ich damit einige Flugtickets für befreundete Musik bezahlen. Darüber war ich sehr glücklich. Dabei rauche ich selbst gar nicht. Wie würden Sie Ihr persönliches Verhältnis zu Deutschland und Frankfurt beschrieben? Lassen Sie es mich so sagen: ich liebe Frankfurt und die Frankfurter waren immer gut zu mir in all den Jahren. Ich könnte ein ganzes Buch über die Zeit schreiben, in der ich in Bornheim wohnte und Nacht für Nacht in der alten Jazzkneipe in der Berliner Straße auftrat. Das war der Treffpunkt, wo auch die Musiker der HR Bigband hinkamen und es gab eine generöse Chefin in der kleinen Kneipe. Auch Regine Dobberschütz und Eugen Hahn im Jazzkeller waren wahre Jazzengel für mich, die mir so vieles ermöglichten in der Zeit. Wir konnten auch in den Studios von AFN Radio spielen, waren die einzigen Musiker, die das - mit einer Sondergenehmigung des US Militärs - durften. Für ein wenig Promotion für die Musikmesse. Wir nannten das Programm für die AFN "Profile TV "-Show "Sound Police". Wir hatten viel Spaß. Kein Wunder also, dass ich Frankfurt als my home away from home begreife und ich mich jedes Mal wieder freue zur Musikmesse zu reisen, in diesem Jahr übrigens zum 27. Mal in Folge. Und ich bin diesmal besonders aufgeregt, heim nach Frankfurt zu kommen weil ich gerade 60 Jahre alt geworden bin. Wer wird in diesem Jahr zum Gelingen des Konzertes mit teils komponierter, teils improvisierter Musik, so nehme ich an, beitragen und was für einen Sound wird die Band präsentieren? Ich habe etwa 90% der Kompositionen geschrieben, die wir spielen werden. Es ist die Musik, die man auch in meiner New Yorker TV-Show hören kann und die mich mehrmals um die Welt getragen hat. Meinen Stil nenne ich "Swinging Funky Jazz and Blues" und featurert die ganz wunderbaren Solisten in meine Band: Tony Lakatos, den großen ungarischen Tenorsaxophonisten, der auch Mitglied in der hr Bigband ist, dann meinen alten Freund Giovanni Gulino, diesen tollen Schlagzeuger, der schon für fast alle Großen der Szene getrommelt hat. Ich liebe diese Jungs. Als Gitarrist ist mein alten Freund und Kollege Joe Berger dabei, den man auch als The Berger-Meister kennt. Auf diese Formation bin ich wirklich stolz. Werden Sie im Jazzkeller wieder eine Hammond Orgel spielen? Ja, sicher, das neueste Modell, eine Sk1, die exakt so klingt wie die legendäre B3. Ich liebe sie. Und sie wiegt nur noch sieben Kilo (Anm. des Autors: Das Original, ein echtes Möbel mit viel Holz, mussten immer zwei Menschen mit viel Muskelkraft die Treppen rauf und runter hieven), ein deutliches Indiz, dass wir in der Zukunft angekommen sind. Da stecken viele Jahre Forschung und Entwicklung drin, auch Bühnenerprobungen. Ich ziehe den Hut vor den Ingenieuren von Suzuki, ein unverwüstliches Instrument erschaffen zu haben. Und das unterziehe ich jetzt einen echten Härttest (lacht). -- Interview: Detlef Kinsler P.Mauriat Action Blues With Jon Hammond Pmauriat / Albest Music Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatActionBluesWithJonHammond (Higher Quality) P.Mauriat HQ / Pmauriat Albest action with Jon Hammond Blues All Afternoon at The NAMM Show with P.Mauriat Artists and guests Arno Haas, Hailey Niswanger, James Carter, Joshua Quinlan, Juan Alzate, Ryan Montano - Jon Hammond at the Sk1 organ http://www.HammondCast.com/ with Hailey Niswanger, Jon Hammond, PMauriat Saxophones, Pmauriat Albest, Arno Haas, Reggie Padilla and Ryan Montano at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center Youtube http://youtu.be/4rGrMhFPbrU Vimeo http://vimeo.com/88162571 Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/p-mauriat-action-blues-with-jon-hammond-all-afternoon-6744345 "Out To Lunch" San Francisco City Hall Concert - Jon Hammond Band LINK http://youtu.be/jcH0VqdDvII POCKET FUNK by Jon Hammond — with Jon Hammond at San Francisco City Hall Jon Hammond at the new Hammond A-162 Console Organ - Photo Credit Larry Gay of The West Coast Live Radio The NAMM Show — with Jon Hammond at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center Get down Mr. Berger! Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond at the B3mk2 Hammond organ - Photo by master photographer Lawrence Gay of The West Coast Live Radio Show, thanks Larry! *VIDEO LINK: http://youtu.be/7TApELTO1XI Head Phone - Jon Hammond Band THE SOUND SOUL SUMMIT All-Star Jam Video Movie of Jon's Band Featuring Bernard Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, Alex Budman, Joe Berger2, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond Organ Group — with Stephen Fortner, Scott May, Joe Berger rips it up! Koei Tana...See More — with Joe Berger and Jon Hammond at Bespeco @ NAMM Show 2014 Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/P.MauriatPlayersSessionWithJonHammondDay1NAMM2014 The Famous Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond Photo Just In! http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1099403 Stevie Wonder and Jon Hammond Photo Just In! Photo Credit and Many Thanks to Bernie Capicchiano of Bernies Music Land Australia, thanks a million Bernie!!! You can clearly see Stevie is shanking my hand - he shook it about 5 different ways while we were talking, his fingers are his eyes living in the world of Music that has blessed us all! This was at the Hammond Organ USA Suzuki Musical Instruments stand number 5100 Winter NAMM Show 2014, I got to speak with him last year also and met him the first time in 1972 - this is a precious photo from Bernie! - Jon Hammond - at The NAMM Show Stevie's Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevie_Wonder musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century.[2] Wonder signed with Motown's Tamla label at the age of eleven[2] and continues to perform and record for Motown as of the early 2010s. He has been blind since shortly after birth.[3] Among Wonder's works are singles such as "Superstition", "Sir Duke", "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and "I Just Called to Say I Love You"; and albums such as Talking Book, Innervisions and Songs in the Key of Life.[2] He has recorded more than thirty U.S. top ten hits and received twenty-two Grammy Awards, the most ever awarded to a male solo artist, and has sold over 100 million albums and singles, making him one of the top 60 best-selling music artists.[4] Wonder is also noted for his work as an activist for political causes, including his 1980 campaign to make Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday a holiday in the United States.[5] In 2009, Wonder was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace.[6] In 2008, Billboard magazine released a list of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists to celebrate the US singles chart's fiftieth anniversary, with Wonder at number five...cont. — with Stevie Wonder at NAMM Anaheim Convention Center Dankeschön to my good friend Tino Pavlis for sending me this very precious photograph of me speaking with Stevie Wonder last month at The NAMM Show -- thanks a million Tino! P.Mauriat Players Session with Jon Hammond Day 1 NAMM 2014 Youtube http://youtu.be/35qxoEkC74E (Higher Quality) A wonderful jazz session at P.Mauriat / Pmauriat Albest NAMM stand number 4514 on first day of NAMM 2014 together with Jon Hammond on the organ with tenor saxophonists Aldo Salvent, Alex Budman, Josh Quinlan, Terell Stafford trumpet, checking names, more coming - Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com/ - The NAMM Show — with Alex Budman, Aldo Salvent, Terell Stafford, Josh Quinlan and more.. Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/BluesAndJazzSessionAtEVStandAtAMAC Guy Low - PR Jon Hammond jams at the Electro-Voice stand: AMAC 2014 http://www.electrovoice.com/pressrelease.php?id=1651 The music products industry gathered again on Queensland’s Gold Coast for professional development sessions and a two-day trade show. Almost 500 professionals, covering a wide range of Australian music industry suppliers and retailers, took part at the Australian Music Association Convention – held at the ever-popular Jupiter’s Casino. The convention featured a number of notable key speakers and accomplished musicians to keep attendees educated as well as entertained. Amongst the key figures were Larry Morton, current NAMM Chairman and President of Hal Leonard Corporation; Jon Hammond, renowned Hammond organ player and founder of the Jon Hammond Band; Ambre Hammond (no-relation to Jon) leading Australian piano musician and Guinness record holder for receiving Associate and Licentiate Diplomas of music at the age of 11; and Lloyd Spiegel, one of Australia’s leading blues guitarists. Bosch Communications Systems, a regular at AMAC, exhibited the latest products from our Electro-Voice and Dynacord brands, including EV’s ZLX, ELX and ETX Powered Loudspeaker families, and Dynacord’s TS Vertical Array Cabinets, the tiny but feature-packed PM 502 Powered Mixer, and the versatile AXM 12A Coaxial Powered Monitor with onboard DSP. For the first time in EV’s history, the brand had three “best-in-class” loudspeaker families on display covering entry-level through to pro-audio markets. ZLX loudspeakers are the number one selling powered speakers in the American market and have won Best of Show at NAMM 2013. The 2000-W ETX Powered Loudspeakers have been labelled as the most advanced product in its price range and have won Best of Show at NAMM 2014. Sitting in between is the ever-popular ELX range which represents a high-quality sound system at a mid-range price. The ETX Powered Loudspeaker display drew a lot of attention during the show, including that of Jon Hammond, one of the finest B3 players in the world. Jon reminisced about his first experience with EV speakers back in 1964, when he installed EV SRO speakers in a Fender Bandmaster cabinet. “I have a particular fondness for EV speakers. My very first pro amplifier was a 1964 blonde Fender Bandmaster in which I installed the white EV SRO Speakers. Yes, I lugged that 2 x 12 speaker box around everywhere and it was impossible to blow it up – my whole band would plug in to it, we thought in those days because the amp was called the Bandmaster that the whole band should plug in to it, bass and all – no problem, it was loud and clear!” After swapping a few stories Jon was curious to see how his Hammond Sk1 would sound with the ETX loudspeakers. Following a quick connection via a Dynacord PowerMate 600, Jon belted a few tunes just before the close of day one of the exhibition. He promised to come back the following day with a jazz guitarist who turned out to be Chris Connolly, a well known figure in the audio and music products industry. While setting up for the jam session Simon Ert, a jazz percussionist representing Gretsch drums on the neighbouring stand, volunteered to complete the trio. What followed was half an hour of cool jazz tunes and sweet sound. Group photo, from left to right: Simon Ert on Gretsch Drums, Chris Connolly on Grover Jackson Guitar and the legendary “Buchanan Hammer” EV 664 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone, and Jon Hammond on Hammond Sk1, mixed using Dynacord PowerMate 600 and played through ETX Powered Loudspeakers. Check out an excerpt of the performance on YouTube: http://youtu.be/SPHi-VBY6zI “I love coming to the AMAC shows, in just a few years I have forged some lasting friendships and am fortunate enough to meet some really outstanding musicians,” said Jon. “The timing was perfect to have a session like that what we did – thank you so much for accommodating us with the superb EV powered speakers. I heard from friends who were all the way across the hall that they could hear us clear as a bell. It was so much fun, that’s the kind of thing I live for and only happens in a special place and people such as the EV stand at AMAC!” Electro-Voice speakers were also present on the Casio Sound Technology stand. Two ZLX 12” powered speakers and a ZXA1 sub gave the Casio guys all they needed to show off their DJ and keyboard skills a few times each day. Needless to say, they were very happy with the sound as well. Bosch Communications would like to thank AMAC, Jon Hammond, Chris Connolly, Simon Ert, and all the visitors and exhibitors for making AMAC 2014 an experience to remember! AMAC Convention Back In Gold Coast for 2014 Youtube http://youtu.be/JwXcYGLt_kY Vimeo http://vimeo.com/108224164 Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x27fqkm_blues-and-jazz-session-at-ev-stand-at-amac_music Facebook Jon Hammond Band http://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1176878 Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/ReturnOfTheStudentJonHammondVisitWithTonyGermainHD1080p Jon Hammond visit with his piano teacher Tony Germain: "So good to see my piano teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years later from the first day we met on Scheduling Day 1973, looking good Tony! Greatest piano and Hammond organ teacher folks! Tony taught so many players well and created the organ department (long story!) Chairing the PIano Department, (he has a nice chair in his office and superb Steinway Grand Piano) - if you are lucky enough to be a student at Berklee and get to study with Tony Germain, then you are living under the lucky star - Tony is the Man!! Thanks for everything you showed me Tony, straightened me out big time" - Jon Hammond *Return of the Student - Here I am with my Piano Teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years to the day later from the first time we sat down together folks - interview coming soon, many thanks Tony! Jon Hammond http://www.berklee.edu/people/tony-germain Position: Assistant Chair Department: Piano Tony's Steinway Grand Piano "I think I might have been one of Berklee's first graduates with what today is called the performance major in piano. So as assistant chair, I have a vested interest in making sure we're still preparing piano, keyboard, and organ students, without being in any way style prejudiced. I also took the position to have a little bit more involvement with the curriculum—to see what I could personally add or help create." "When I went to Berklee, Ted Pease, Phil Wilson, and Mike Rendish were my role models and my teachers. They set the standard for what I'd become and how I would teach. They were all very good to me, and I could see how much they loved it. Here at Berklee, I'm giving back to something that has given me everything. I often describe Berklee as a musical Fantasy Island. I just don't know where else I'd be happy." "Prior to becoming assistant chair of the Piano Department, I taught pretty much everything across the board for 33 years: harmony, ear training, arranging, ensembles. I created the Harmonic Ear Training course and taught it from about 1978 until I became assistant chair. I'm equally in love with private and classroom teaching, and have done it all my adult life. I probably get more out of it than my students do. But hopefully I inspire students to further their interests in whichever style of performance they desire—it's my job to prepare them for the long haul. I still teach Survey of Piano Styles: History of Jazz Piano. I didn't want to give it up. And I didn't want to not teach entirely, because you lose touch if you're out of the classroom." Career Highlights B.M., Berklee College of Music Performances with Judy Garland, Herb Pomeroy, Joe Hunt, and Dick Johnson Musical director, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well, Charles Playhouse Pianist and keyboardist with jazz and commercial groups Recordings include Forces with Jerry Tachoir; Risa's Waltz with Danny Harrington; Until Further Notice with Steve Rochinski; Sasha Sings Dinah, A Tribute to the Queen, Dinah Washington with Sasha Daltonn; Happy Talk with Christine Fawson; At Last with Kimberly Keating; Read Between the Lines with Jan Shapiro; Live at the Firehouse with Danny Harrington; The Berklee Great American Songbook series; and for Acuff-Rose, Nashville Published articles in Keyboard and Berklee Today magazines Professional performing and recording artist Television and radio experience, including Community Auditions/ Dave Maynard Talent Showcase, WBZ, Channel 4, Boston; Jack Harris Show, Detroit; Nick Clooney Show, Cincinnati; Music America, WGBH Radio, Boston; and Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Performer and clinician, Berklee on the Road programs in Umbria, Puerto Rico, and Los Angeles Leadership Stephany Tiernan Chair Tony Germain Assistant Chair — at Berklee College of Music http://www.HammondCast.com/ — at Berklee College of Music Youtube http://youtu.be/TppXGPzVaK8 Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/AusterBluesAndJazzJHBandWithNDRHorns Eimsbüttel - Hamburg -- Auster Blues and Jazz in Auster Bar, special evening Jon Hammond Band with NDR Horns swinging the house with spirited solos all around: Fiete Felsch alto saxophone, Michael Leuschner trumpet, Lutz Büchner tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ and Heinz Lichius the drummer - special thanks to Nicolai Ditsch for operating the camera (also a fine drummer) and all the Hamburg people who came to this party session, Auster Bar Team Frank Blume & Torsten Wendt - support from Musik Rotthoff, Joe Berger is playing Futhark Guitars, Jon Hammond the Sk1 Hammond manufactured by Suzuki Musical Instruments http://www.HammondCast.com Youtube http://youtu.be/q4_lNnwzxrU Vimeo http://vimeo.com/105232953 CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1167435 Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=893232684038863 Late Rent, Theme Song, Jon Hammond, Jazzkeller, musikmesse, Frankfurt, ASCAP Composer, P.Mauriat saxophones, Stevie Wonder, Cable TV, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Local 802

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