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, January 31, 2009

Hip Hop Chitlins LE BAR BAT NYC 1994

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1994 Performance of Jon Hammond Band original "Hip Hop Chitlins" at LE BAR BAT NYC 1994
Alex Foster (Saturday Night Live Band) tenor sax
Chuggy Carter (Donny Hathaway) congas percussion
James Preston (Sons of Champlin) drums
Barry Finnerty guitar
Jon Hammond XB-2 organ
Spcl. thanks Pete Fogel

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Friday, January 30, 2009

David Fathead Newman, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond - GEORGIA

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In this May 17th 1990 performance at Zanzibar And Grill NYC: "Georgia On My Mind" played by Jon Hammond Band featuring late great tenor saxophonist David "Fathead" Newman who played on the original smash hit record by Ray Charles which became the Official Song of State of Georgia. Rare vocal performance from studio drummer Bernard Purdie also Ray Charles Alum, Jon Hammond soulful B3 organ solo, guitarist George Naha, cam by Joe Berger *Dedicated in Memory of David Newman and his surviving Wife, Karen Newman and Memory of Eric Fuchsman, owner of Zanzibar passed away at only 51 years of age. © http://www.HammondCast.com

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