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, October 31, 2009

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

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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Friday, October 30, 2009

Örjan Fahlström Leader of Hessicher Rundfunk Big Band Frankfurt on Jon Hammond's HammondCast KYOURADIO




Örjan Fahlström is the new Musical Director of the HR Big Band in Frankfurt Germany. Originally from Umea Sweden, he was Professor for Composition at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm and is well known for his work with European-based jazz-soloists such as Benny Bailey, Bobo Stenson, Tim Hagans or Palle Mikkelborg. Fahlström was the artistic director of the Norrbotten Big Band from 1989 till 1996 and is a regular guest conductor with a number of renowned big bands, including the NDR-Big Band and Estonian Dream Big Band Tallinn. Here in inteview with Jon Hammond on HammondCast Show KYOURADIO © JH INTL. www.HammondCast.com

Bill Cobham, Hammond Organ HammondCast, Hessicher Rundfunk, Jazz Radio, Harry Petersen, Jon Hammond, KYOURADIO, Lutz Buechner, Mahavishnu Orchestra, NDR, Tony Lakatos

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Besame Mucho Featuring Hungarian Tenor Saxophonist Tony Lakatos on Jon Hammond Band

JON HAMMOND Band returning to the JAZZKELLER FRANKFURT featuring Hungarian Tenor Sax Star TONY LAKATOS on the romantic song Besame Mucho with HEINZ LICHIUS drums, JOE BERGER guitar and JON HAMMOND on the new XK-1 Hammond Organ at Jon's annual "Musikmesse Warm Up Party"



Hungarian Soul, NDR Jazz, Jon Hammond, Tony Lakatos, Jazzkeller, Musikmesse, Frankfurt, Local 802 Musicians Union, HammondCast, KYOU Radio

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Todd Bryant Weeks on HammondCast KYOU Radio and Jazz Advisory Board Meeting coverage by Jon Hammond

Todd Bryant Weeks on HammondCast KYOU Radio and Jazz Advisory Board Meeting coverage by Jon Hammond




http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondToddBryantWeeksonHammondCastKYOURadio Todd Bryant Weeks, Author and Jazz Rep of Local 802 Musicians Union on HammondCast Show KYOU Radio interview with Jon Hammond discussing his in-depth biography of Oran Alfred Page aka Hot Lips Page entitled "Luck's In My Corner: The Life and Music of Hot Lips Page"
27 January 1908 – 4 November 1954 jazz trumpeter, singer, bandleader, scorching soloist and powerful vocalist. Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc. Also speaking about the Justice for Jazz Artists! cause: http://justiceforjazzartists.org/ the J4JA Adds Facebook Cause Page and Fair Standards for NYC Music Clubs. Send an email to jazzdept@local802afm.org or call 212 245 4802 X185

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Monday, October 26, 2009

West Fest Pt 1 of 2 by Jon Hammond at Celebration of Woodstock in Golden Gate Park Oct. 25, 2009

West Fest Pt 1 of 2 by Jon Hammond at Celebration of Woodstock in Golden Gate Park Oct. 25, 2009



West Fest Celebration of 40th Anniversary of Woodstock free concert in Speedway Meadows Golden Gate Park Oct. 25, 2009 covered by Jon Hammond HammondCast KYOU Radio with Freddie Herrera, Zero Nylin, Narada Michael Walden, Annie Sampson, Dr. Eugene Schoenfeld special thanks Boots Hughston, Terence Hallinan

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HammondCast 129 KYOU Radio, special guest BOOTS HUGHSTON organizer of Summer of Love 40th and West Fest - the Woodstock 40th anniversary celebration in San Francisco, LYDIA PENSE & COLD BLOOD "Face The Music", "It Could Be YOU", TERRY HAGGERTY & SONS OF CHAMPLIN "Things Are Getting Better", JAMES BROWN "I'll Lose My Mind" James at the organ, BILL DOGGETT "High Heels" JON HAMMOND "White Onions"
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Photo by Elmar Lemes at 802 Monday Night Jazz Session Jon Hammond at XK-3 organ

Jon Hammond is endorsed artist for Hammond Suzuki USA


Photo: Terence Hallinan backstage, photo by Jon Hammond

Summer of Love, Boots Hughston, Terence Hallinan, Jon Hammond, Lydia Pense, Terry Haggerty, West Fest, Woodstock Chet Helms, Family Dog, Sons of Champlin, KYOU Radio, ASCAP Network, Organ, Accordion, Speedway Meadows

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