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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.

Saturday, July 21, 2007

JAZZ SZENE LUNGAU: Jon Hammond + Heinz von Hermann + Hutya/Finn


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In the 'kleines dorf' (little mountain village) of Tamsweg Austria this concert took place as part of the JAZZ SZENE LUNGAU in Schloss Kuenburg A - 5580 Tamsweg Lungau - Salzburg Tel.: 0664/2740171:
JON HAMMOND Band *Featuring spcl. guest Heinz von Hermann (tenor sax), Robert Hutya (drums), Barry Finnerty (gtr.) playing song by Horace Silver "Liberated Brother" (Latin Jazz) *Special Thanks: Otmar Hutya.
Catch Jon Hammond's radio show 7 days a week HammondCast on KYOU 1550AM (San Francisco) c)2007 http://www.HammondCast.com

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Blues: LEE OSKAR & JON HAMMOND


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LJII: Earlier this day Jon Hammond Blues Band played live on AFN Europe Radio 'Powerlite Show' at Frankfurt Headquarters on The Power Network 871 ... all » AM/MW. The crowd who came to hear the show that night at Brotfabrik in Frankfurt Hausen Bachmannst. 2-4 got a special treat when Jon introduced his special guest LEE OSKAR : There is no one in the pop music world quite like Lee Oskar. His unique role as a founding member and former lead harmonica player for the pioneer funk/jazz group, WAR, won him international renown for over two and a half decades (1969-1993). Oskar's signature harp solos helped to define the WAR sound from the band's beginning, Lee blew the roof off of the place with Jon Hammond Blues Band including James Preston of Sons of Champlin drms., Barry Finnerty gtr. and Jon Hammond at the organ. Joe Berger mixed the sound. Enjoy! *Catch Jon Hammond's daily radio show HammondCast on KYOU 1550AM in San Francisco daily 4AM c)2007 http://www.HammondCast.com

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Friday, July 20, 2007

LEE OSKAR on JON HAMMOND Blues Band at Brotfabrik


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Earlier this day Jon Hammond Blues Band played live on AFN Europe Radio 'Powerlite Show' at Frankfurt Headquarters on The Power Network 871 AM/MW. The crowd who came to hear the show that night at Brotfabrik in Frankfurt Hausen Bachmannst. 2-4 got a special treat when Jon introduced his special guest LEE OSKAR : There is no one in the pop music world quite like Lee Oskar. His unique role as a founding member and former lead harmonica player for the pioneer funk/jazz group, WAR, won him international renown for over two and a half decades (1969-1993). Oskar's signature harp solos helped to define the WAR sound from the band's beginning, Lee blew the roof off of the place with Jon Hammond Blues Band including James Preston of Sons of Champlin drms., Barry Finnerty gtr. and Jon Hammond at the organ. Joe Berger mixed the sound. Enjoy! *Catch Jon Hammond's daily radio show HammondCast on KYOU 1550AM in San Francisco daily 4AM c)2007 http://www.HammondCast.com

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AFN EUROPE : JON HAMMOND Band Live In-Studio Frankfurt Headquarters


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This remarkable Broadcast Film goes inside AFN EUROPE Headquarters Studios with bandleader Jon Hammond at Hammond organ and speaking about Musikmesse with Army Specialist Nikki Kiers on March 14, 1996. *Special Guest Star: Tony Lakatos (tenor sax) Engineered by Joe Berger, Barry Finnerty (gtr), Andreas Neubauer (drms) playing Jon Hammond composition "Head Phone" *Camera: Frank Poehl. Special thanks: Hammond Suzuki Deutschland, Sennheiser and AFN EUROPE, The Power Network! c)2007 JON HAMMOND Intl., Inc. http://www.HammondCast.com

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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

SAVOY LOUNGE NYC - 15 Yrs. JON HAMMOND & LATE RENT SESSION MEN


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This film will blow your mind...especially for followers of NY's The Jon Hammond Show TV show on MCTV, Time Warner & RCN in Manhattan and the Bronx. 3 of the original Late Rent Session Men 15 years after the original sessions in the studio where John Lennon recorded, Intergalactic Studios: TODD ANDERSON - tenor, BARRY FINNERTY - guitar and JON HAMMOND at B3 Organ, joined by drummer JORIS DUDLI from Vienna Austria doing a JH Show standard "POCKET FUNK" (don't leave a Kleenex in your pocket when you do the laundry!) The camera takes you right on to the bandstand of this legendary now defunct NYC nightspot...(with plenty of light) *Special thanks to Bobbie & George of the Savoy and Adam Scone ('who will be known')
*Note: Jon is still doing The Jon Hammond Show on MNN TV on Time Warner & RCN NYC 24th year now and the HammondCast Radio Show 7 days a week on KYOU & KYCY 1550AM in San Francisco CA *Info: http://www.HammondCast.com Jon's records are available on Apple iTunes and major outlets c)2007

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Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Francoise Pujol at Boesendorfer Grand Piano on HammondCast


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Jazz & Classical Pianist Francoise Pujol of Paris at the Boesendorfer Grand Piano in Frankfurt Germany at VIP Reception in Musikmesse. As seen on The Jon Hammond Show cable TV show and HammondCast radio program.
Enjoy! *Info: http://www.HammondCast.com c)2007

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Billy COBHAM Doug WIMBISH Joe BERGER on HammondCast


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This Impromptu Jam with 3 greats BILL COBHAM, DOUG WIMBISH & JOE BERGER happened at Gibson Guitar Party in Frankfurt Germany, captured by Jon Hammond originally shown on The Jon Hammond Show *24th year NYC. COBHAM born May 16, 1944 in Panama, is one of the world's best and most influential drummers known for his jazz fusion in the 1970s, with John McLaughlin's Mahavishnu Orchestra, where he pioneered a powerful style of drumming with jazz, rock and funk influences has an enormous Discography. WIMBISH (born September 22, 1956) is a bass player, primarily known for his studio work for the rap/hip hop label Sugarhill Records and his membership of the band Living Colour. He has played for a vast range of artists, among which Jeff Beck, Mick Jagger, Madonna, George Clinton, Depeche Mode, and Mos Def. Wimbish is considered to be a pioneer in hip hop bass playing.
BERGER has engineered mixed and mastered thousands of recordings and played with John Entwistle of THE WHO and member of JON HAMMOND Band. Seen here playing a special Gibson LES PAUL, whom (Les) Joe has also worked with and Paul has appeared on Hammond's long-running cable tv show in NYC.
Enjoy! c)2007 *Info: http://www.HammondCast.com

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


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

At High Noon on a hot San Francisco day we hit for the People with my organ quartet *spcl. guest star LARRY SCHNEIDER soprano sax, fellow Berklee Alum RUSS GOLD drms., BARRY FINNERTY gtr., JON HAMMOND leader/organ playing the funky JH composition 'Pocket Funk' through a 1965 Fender Twin Amp that once was onstage at FILLMORE with FLYING CIRCUS guitarist JOHN McFEE (Clover, Doobie Brothers). Catch Jon Hammond's radio show 7 early mornings a week and various times on KYOU & KYCY 1550AM (CBS) HammondCast Show in San Francisco. *Special thanks: Maria Kozak Local 6 Union, CAMERA: Derek Tracy *Info: http://www.HammondCast.com c)2007 JH Intl., Inc./ASCAP

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KUUMBWA JAZZ : JON HAMMOND Trio PF B3


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KUUMBWA JAZZ : JON HAMMOND Trio PF B3

It had been 30 years since Jon Hammond played in Santa Cruz CA the night he returned to play in KUUMBWA JAZZ club with his trio, invited by Pete Fallico to be on a radio broadcast on KUSP 88.9 Doodlin' Lounge Live show. On the trio Barry Finnerty gtr. and James Preston drums from Sons of Champlin , Jon at the B3 organ playing his funky signature tune "Pocket Funk" (check your pockets the next time you do the laundry!)
*Special thanks: Pete Fallico, Tim Jackson, Julie Rix audio. c)2007 *Info http://www.HammondCast.com / ASCAP as heard on HammondCast Show 7 days a week KYOU and KYCY Radio 1550AM San Francisco CA.

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Monday, July 16, 2007

YOSHI'S-'Lydia's Tune' JON HAMMOND Quartet


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Beautiful Bossa Nova Jon Hammond composition "Lydia's Tune" / ASCAP performed by JON HAMMOND Quartet in YOSHI'S Jazz Club Oakland California with very nice tenor solos by Bennett Friedman and organist Jon Hammond, Barry Finnerty guitar, James Preston of Sons of Champlin Band on drums *Special thanks Jason Olaine c)2007 JON HAMMOND International, Inc./ASCAP *info: http://www.HammondCast.com
*Note: Jon Hammond is on KYOU Radio 1550AM 7 days a week with HammondCast Show and streaming worldwide.

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YOSHI'S-'Lydia's Tune' JON HAMMOND Quartet


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Beautiful Bossa Nova Jon Hammond composition "Lydia's Tune" / ASCAP performed by JON HAMMOND Quartet in YOSHI'S Jazz Club Oakland California with very nice tenor solos by Bennett Friedman and organist Jon Hammond, Barry Finnerty guitar, James Preston of Sons of Champlin Band on drums *Special thanks Jason Olaine c)2007 JON HAMMOND International, Inc./ASCAP *info: http://www.HammondCast.com
*Note: Jon Hammond is on KYOU Radio 1550AM 7 days a week with HammondCast Show and streaming worldwide.

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