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.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Music News Brought To You By Jon Hammond From New York City USA

Music News Brought To You By Jon Hammond From New York City USA
Lou Donaldson in Zebra Room on HammondCast Show KYOU Radio Jon Hammond hosting




Lou Donaldson on Jon Hammond's HammondCast Show for KYOU Radio. Lou was born November 1, 1926 is a jazz alto saxophonist. He was born in Badin, North Carolina. Hear Lou speak with Jon about catching Possums in the grave yard, his 75 album discography and many things that will surprise you! Recorded in Zebra Room of Lenox Lounge, Harlem New York.

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ASCAP Network Behind The Beat with Jon Hammond "LATE RENT"

Elmar Lemes photo of Jon Hammond playing XK-3 organ at Local 802 Monday Night Jazz Session sponsored by Jazz Foundation of America

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ASCAP Network Behind The Beat "NDR SESSIONS Projekt"

Jon Hammond is an endorsed artist of Hammond Suzuki USA

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Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, Jon Hammond, Jerry Jemmott backstage at Hair Show

L to R: Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, Jon Hammond, Jerry Jemmott aka Gerald "Fingers" Jemmott backstage at Hair Show at the Al Hirschfeld Theater on Broadway NYC. Bernard and Jerry have played together on numerous Atlantic Records recording sessions, most notably on Aretha Franklin's "Aretha Live at Fillmore West" March 1971. Jon Hammond was at the show and so was Danny Glover, they speak together about it on Jon's radio program HammondCast on KYOU Radio: http://www.jonhammondband.com/music-96.html
HammondCast 81 KYCY and KYOU 1550AM, a Special Visit with DANNY GLOVER! Hear Danny speak with Jon Hammond about his projects and growing up and living in San Francisco his entire life throughout his International traveling and super-successful career, he has always had a great love for SF Bay Area. Deeply involved in music and international social causes, Danny speaks about Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, John Coltrane, Aretha and many more. Music: ARETHA FRANKLIN (Live at Fillmore) "Reach Out And Touch", LOUIS ARMSTRONG "What A Wonderful World", JOHN COLTRANE "My Favorite Things" and JON HAMMOND "Six Year Itch" KYOU MEDIATANK
Bernard Purdie is playing the music of composer Galt MacDermot on HAIR nightly.
Bernard's drums on the set of HAIR, photo by Jon Hammond:

Uptempo LATE RENT Lift Off! 1989 Mikell's NYC as seen on The Jon Hammond Show TV Show



Uptempo LATE RENT Lift Off! 1989 Mikell's TV: JON HAMMOND Combo Lifting Off at Mikell's NYC powered by the top-shelf Rhythm Section of BERNARD "PRETTY PURDIE drums & CHUGGY CARTER percussion, ALEX FOSTER sax, BARRY FINNERTY guitar and JON HAMMOND at his 1959 Hammond B3 Organ/bass. This highly uptempo rendition of "LATE RENT", Jon Hammond's theme song from his long-time TV and Radio show is cooking so hard that you won't believe it. Bernard's 2 children, Henry & Phyllis were there to hear their father on Hammond's band and make a cameo appearance. This film was previously shown on Jon's TV show "The Jon Hammond Show" now in 27th year on New York City cable access TV and other cities throughout USA © JON HAMMOND International ASCAP
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A Signature Shuffle Enjoys a New Life -- NY Times
Purdie Shuffle Uptempo here on Late Rent -- Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men

Late Rent, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond, Local 802 Musicians Union, ASCAP, Shuffle, Funk, Jazz, Blues, B3, XK-3c, XK-1, XB-2, Accordion, Sabian Cymbals, J4JA!

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Wynton Marsalis Legion of Honor Medal Presentation at French Embassy NYC brought to you by Jon Hammond


photo by Jon Hammond



French Ambassador Pierre Vimont presents Wynton Marsalis the insignia of chevalier of the Legion of Honor medal, France's highest distinction, in a very special ceremony at the French Embassy in New York by French Cultural Services. In attendance were Bill Cosby, George Wein, Jean-Louis Gilhaumon, George Avakian and Wynton's Father Mr. Ellis Marsalis. With a performance by Wynton's quintet with saxophonist Walter Blanding Jr. and Ellis Marsalis at the Steinway Piano with his son. Brought to you by Jon Hammond © www.HammondCast.com Special Thanks Amaury Laporte

Jon Hammond playing solo cocktail piano at French Embassy photo by Anthony Behar

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