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, September 14, 2007

Prototype XB-2 1st gig Matt DeMatt's Birthday June 27 1991 Spo-Dee-O-Dee Club

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Jon Hammond breaking out one of first 10 pieces of Hammond XB-2 organ, Paul Schaffer got one also, special thanks Glenn Derringer. For Matt DeMatt's Birthday Party Thurs. night June 27th 1991 Jon wheeled it down 10th Ave. to Spo-Dee-O-Dee Club in NYC. No keyboard stand yet even so put it up on 2 chairs back-to-back with the trio, Barry Finnerty gtr., Ray Grappone drums and Jon at XB-2 org doing a standard from The Jon Hammond Show TV Show "Pocket Funk". In the house were David Cone of NY Yankees and many Glitterati. Victoria on cowbell, good party! Matt has a club called Gaslight now in the Meat Packing District NY and Jon is host of daily radio show HammondCast on KYOU & KYCY 1550 AM ©2007 http://www.HammondCast.com

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Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Jon Hammond's Tribute to Joe Zawinul Mercy Mercy RIP 1932 - 2007

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Jon Hammond's Tribute to Joe Zawinul and good JZ joke!
Encore performance (Zugabe), ninth year Jon Hammond bringing the band in to play for an enthusiastic audience at Jazzkeller Hofheim in Taunus, in tribute to Cannonball Adderley and Joe Zawinul - Mercy Mercy with Hungarian tenor sax star Tony Lakatos, Heinz Lichius drums Joe Berger gtr. and Jon Hammond at the XB-2 Hammond organ. This session was during the annual Frankfurt Musikmesse trade fair ©2007 http://www.HammondCast.com

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Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Tribute to Victims of 9/11 Jon Hammond Band in Frankfurt

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Soul Music Tribute to Victims of 9/11 by Jon Hammond Band
TONY LAKATOS-tenor sax HEINZ LICHIUS-drums JOE BERGER-guitar JON HAMMOND-XB-2 Organ/Bass *at JAZZKELLER Frankfurt *Note: Special Thanks EUGEN HAHN-Jazzkeller *Camera by: JENNIFER "Tribute to 9/11" (Get Back in the Groove) composed by JON HAMMOND c)2007 JON HAMMOND Intl., Inc./ASCAP All Rights Reserved http://www.HammondCast.com

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