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, November 30, 2012

HammondCast 10 Jon's Journal December 1 2012

*LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE: HammondCast 10 Downloaded 1,137 times http://archive.org/details/HammondCast_10 Original music from Jon Hammond Band and from an actual Live broadcast on AFN Network Europe Powerlite Show in Frankfurt Germany! Worldwide HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com Pocket Funk Bernard Purdie and Friends NAMM 2,845 http://youtu.be/afTagFhYOCo Pocket Funk by Jon Hammond © JH INTL ASCAP Paris France -- Grateful Dead front line, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh - 1981 - Jon Hammond The Hippodrome, Paris, (10/17/81) Set List: Shakedown Street New Minglewood Blues Candyman Me and My Uncle Big River Althea Little Red Rooster Brown Eyed Women Looks Like Rain Don't Ease Me In Truckin' Bird Song Good Time Blues Estimated Prophet Eyes of the World drums Not Fade Away Morning Dew Around and Around One More Saturday Night U.S. Blues — with Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh at Auteuil Hippodrome Jon Hammond Solo piano at French Embassy NYC on very special designer Pleyel Piano - Jon Hammond *photo - Joe Berger — at French Embassy Hamburg Germany -- Salvatore Martens aka PICO and Jon Hammond at Delphi Music Theater - musical show / 'schauspiel' about the life of Pico who was working at The Star Club with The Beatles, The Rattles, Jimi Hendrix, Little Richard, Lee Curtis and many more, it was a great show with original music by The Rattles - I played the after show with my band, many Star Club people would come to the show and for a while there was a Star Club stammtisch on Sundays - *note: while pushing my organ to the gig one time, I got bit in the nuts by a German Shepard dog named 'Annie' - had to go to the hospital / krankenhaus - Uwe Petersen was on the gig that night and took me to the emergency room, thanks Uwe! - JH — with Jimi Hendrix, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, The Everly Brothers, Little Richard and Screaming Lord Sutch Berkeley California -- In Store at Rasputin Records on Telegraph Avenue with Alan Hall drums, Alex Budman (back to the camera) tenor sax, Jon Hammond organ *special thanks Jennifer for the fine refreshments, including my favorite focaccia (pizza style) from the Liguria Bakery in SF North Beach, the best! - JH — with Alex Budman and Alan Hall at Rasputin Music Dick Contino Interview with Jon Hammond HammondCast 23:49 http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x71o6u_dick-contino-on-hammondcast_people Dick Contino world-famous Accordionist and star of screen, stage and TV on Jon Hammond's HammondCast Show for KYOURADIO Dick Contino was on The Ed Sullivan Show 48 times and toured USSR with Mr. Sullivan. He introduced "Lady of Spain" in 1947 winning the Horace Heidt Philip Morris talent contest. Starred in cult movie Daddy-O and other films and continues to perform as featured performer worldwide, based in Las Vegas... — with Dick Contino at Fairmont San Francisco San Francisco California -- Jon Hammond and Scott Rootenberg after a gig at Bruno's Lounge on Mission Street - somebody absconded with the 1940's era Hammond CV organ I used to play there in photo - JH — with Scott Rootenberg at Bruno's SF New York NY -- Jon Hammond hammer down at Le Bar Bat on West 57th Street - release party gig for Hammond's Bolero CD - on the band that night were Ray Grappone drums, Joe Berger and Alex Budman tenor sax http://www.amazon.com/Hammonds-Bolero-Jon-Hammond/dp/B000BX372E This is Jon Hammond's inspired all-original trio album played with the intensity of a live performance. It features great saxophone work by Alex Budman and the sophisticated funky sound of Ronnie Smith, Jr. on drums. Accordion and guitar embellish several tracks, and the overall sound is very musical and unusual. Lots of powerful groove drives some really great Jon Hammond compositions such as "Soon I Will Be Free", "Cannonball 99 (One More Time!), "Six Year Itch", "Jennifer's Song" and "9/11 Tribute." Customer Reviews 5.0 out of 5 stars — at Le Bar Bat Jon Hammond flanked by Ken Cicerale and ASCAP's Fran Richard *Ken was in ASCAP at the time, working closely with Fran - NYC, NY — with Ken Cicerale and Frances Richard Ken Cicerale To quote the Bob Dylan song, "...Aah but I was so much older then; I'm younger than that now". Yesterday at 7:20am · Sherisse Rogers · Friends with Joel Frahm and 15 others I remember this....wasn't this IAJE??...i think i was there with you guys or maybe this is when i met you guys for the first time...memories!! Yesterday at 7:39am · Jon Hammond It was good to meet you there Sherisse! Thanks to Fran Richard, right on - hope to see you again in near future. Keep up the great work on the basso profundo and original arrangements, Jon Yesterday at 7:41am · Sherisse Rogers · Friends with Joel Frahm and 15 others Thank john. Likewise. Cheers Yesterday at 7:44am · Eric Ross · Friends with Barry Melton and 11 others nice photo, Fran best, E Yesterday at 8:08am · Alexander Kouguell · Friends with Frances Richard You look great! Would love to see you.All the best from us two. Yesterday at 8:25am · Ken Cicerale Hi Sherisse, Yeah, that was one of the IAJE conferences. I wish he'd just block out my face! KEN CICERALE - alto saxophone - home www.kencicerale.com Ken Cicerale solo alto saxophone Yesterday at 9:45am · Jon Hammond Looking good Ken! Jon Derek Sivers creator of CD Baby and Jon Hammond, in fact Derek is CD Baby! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_Sivers Joe Berger King at Self employed Ludmila Stefanikova Works at Musician Henry Zambrano R Genova, Italy Narada Michael Walden President at Tarpan Studios Mike Barnett Suny College at Old Westbury Paul L. Wexler Hans Torbijn Sint Paulus Mulo Vlissingen Derek Sivers (born September 22, 1969[1]) is best known for being the founder and former president of CD Baby, an online CD store for independent musicians. A professional musician (and circus clown) since 1987, Derek started CD Baby by accident in 1998 when he was selling his own CD on his website, and friends asked if he could sell theirs, too. CD Baby went on to become the largest seller of independent music on the web, with over $100M in sales for over 150,000 musician clients. After he won the 2003 World Technology Award, Esquire magazine's annual "Best and Brightest" cover story said, "Derek Sivers is changing the way music is bought and sold . . . one of the last music-business folk heroes." In 2008, Derek sold CD Baby to focus on his new ventures to benefit musicians, including his new company, MuckWork, where teams of assistants help musicians do their "uncreative dirty work". His current projects and writings are all at sivers.org. Derek is married to Sajitha, and they reside in Singapore. CD Baby Main article: CD Baby Derek Sivers bequeathed his company to a charitable trust for music education, and had them sell it to Disk Makers. This agreement allows him to receive the minimum allowed by law for such agreement of 5% per year of the company's sale price (annually $1,100,000 pretax, based on a sale price of $22 million as reported by Sivers[2]) until death, while upon death the remainder if any will ultimately go into the trust. — with Derek Sivers and Derek Sivers Dave Vumback from Goff Professional 'Dr. Dave' to the rescue - replacing my starter switch on my 1959 Hammond B3 organ - house call in Manhattan, thanks Dave! Jon Hammond http://www.goffprof.com/ Goff Organ Service is proud to be a 3rd generation New England family business. We've been working on Hammond Organs and Leslie Speakers since 1940, and nobody knows the instruments better than we do. Mike Myers "The Love Guru" - big release in NYC, I played Hammond organ on the sound track for Paramount Pictures backing up the great vocalist / actress Telma Hopkins - check it out, incredible movie - Jon Hammond — with Mike Myers San Francisco CA -- Outdoor gig at Duboce Park - that's Lori Rodriguez on alto sax (Joe Rodriguez trumpet not seen), James Preston from Sons of Champlin band on drums - I'm playing my 1965 Hammond B3 organ - Jon Hammond — with James Preston at Duboce Park -- San Francisco San Francisco California -- Outdoor gig at Duboce Park, James Preston from Sons of Champlin band on drums, I'm playing my 1965 Hammond B3 organ - Jon Hammond — with James Preston at Duboce Park -- San Francisco Milan Komnenic Works at Radio Television of Serbia Siegmar Grünberg Dozent für Drums at Musikschule Schnelsen Paul L. Wexler Narada Michael Walden President at Tarpan Studios Pete Slauson George Washington High School Kei Hirata Saga-shi, Saga, Japan Hans Torbijn Sint Paulus Mulo Vlissingen Connie Bonner Mosley Palo Alto High School Paul L. Wexler I love the SOC. Yesterday at 7:19am · Connie Bonner Mosley · Yes indeedy... Yesterday at 8:27am · Kalena Preston · Good to hear this...so come to the SOC show on 12/7/12 at the Uptown Theater in Napa, CA. The best show of the holiday season Yesterday at 3:34pm · Jon Hammond Hi Kalena, I'd like to make it but I'm going to be in Manhattan on 12/7 - have a great gig and big howdy to Jim! Jon Skurrillum at Spielbudenplatz 24 on the Reeperbahn, I worked a late night gig there - now it is the new location for Schmidts Tivoli / SCHMIDT THEATER. Spielbudenplatz 24-25 (Reeperbahn) - Jon Hammond — at Schmidt Theater Rest In Peace Tenor Saxophone great Vince Wallace 1939 - 2012 - I ran in to Vince after many years, he was playing here at Trieste Caffe in Berkeley at the site of the old Longbranch Saloon. I played a New Years Eve gig years ago with Vince, in a trio with Terry Haggerty guitar, myself on organ and Vince burned it up on tenor with no drummer at The Cafe Claude over in San Francisco. Very sad to see Vince has passed - Jon Hammond San Francisco and Oakland lost a jazz legend recently http://www.bluoz.com/blog/index.php?%2Farchives%2F1582-Vince-Wallace-1939-2012.html Vince Wallace's son does a great Youtube tribute to his dad via email A Memorial for tenor great Vince Wallace who died on October 2nd, will be held next Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the Fruitvale Presbyterian Church, located at 2735 MacArthur Blvd./corner of Coolidge Ave. in Oakland. At 2 pm Vince's son, Bryan, will conduct a Buddhist service upstairs in the Sanctuary, followed by a performance of VW's tunes with Jennifer Clevinger and her Quintet; afterwards visiting musicians may join a jam session. Dr. Kittams will provide drum set as well as bass. Food and drink will also be available. Looking forward celebrating Vince's life with his family and the Jazz Community. Heide via Legacy.com Vince Wallace Resident of Oakland, CA June 15, 1939 - Oct. 2, 2012 Jazz icon, tenor saxophonist/ composer For over five decades, Maestro Wallace has played a pivotal role on the Bay Area Jazz Scene. He leaves us with a rich musical legacy and will be long remembered for his soulful saxophone sound and his superb compositions which have become an integral part of the history of jazz. Mr. Wallace is deeply mourned by his sons Bryan and Cameron, daughter Mara and their families. He also will be sorely missed by his devoted companion, Heide Pilc, and his large extended family, the jazz community all over the globe. Memorial services are pending — with Vince Wallace at Caffe Trieste The late great Dr. Billy Taylor and Jon Hammond Billy wrote one of my favorite tunes in 1952 one year before I was born: "1952 "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free" - inspired me to write one of my biggest hits: "Get Back In The Groove" RIP Billy Taylor http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Taylor Billy Taylor (July 24, 1921 – December 28, 2010[1][2]) was an American jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster and educator. He was the Robert L. Jones Distinguished Professor of Music at East Carolina University in Greenville, and since 1994, he was the artistic director for jazz at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.[3][4] Taylor was a jazz activist. He sat on the Honorary Founders Board of The Jazz Foundation of America. In 1989, Billy Taylor, Ann Ruckert, Herb Storfer and Phoebe Jacobs started The Jazz Foundation to save the homes and the lives of America's elderly jazz and blues musicians, later including musicians that survived Hurricane Katrina.[5] Billy Taylor was also one of the foremost jazz educators. He lectured in colleges, served on panels and travelled worldwide as a jazz ambassador. Critic Leonard Feather once said, "It is almost indisputable that Dr. Billy Taylor is the world's foremost spokesman for jazz." Taylor was born in Greenville, North Carolina but moved to Washington, D.C. when he was five. He grew up in a musical family and learned to play different instruments as a child, including guitar, drums and saxophone. But he was most successful at the piano and took classical piano lessons with Henry Grant, the same teacher that had educated Duke Ellington a generation earlier. He made his first professional appearance playing keyboard at the age of 13 and the compensation was one dollar.[6] Taylor attended Dunbar High School, America's first high school for African American students. He went to Virginia State College and majored in sociology. Pianist Dr. Undine Smith Moore noticed young Taylor's talent in piano and he changed his major to music, graduating with a degree in music in 1942.[6] Taylor set out to New York City after graduation and started playing piano professionally from 1944, first with Ben Webster's Quartet on New York's 52nd Street. The same night he joined Webster's Quartet, he met Art Tatum, who became his mentor. Among other musicians he worked with, he played with Machito's mambo band, when he developed a love for Latin music. After an eight-month tour with the Don Redman Orchestra in Europe, Taylor stayed there with his wife Theodora and worked in Paris and Holland. Taylor returned to New York later that year and cooperated with Bob Wyatt and Sylvia Syms at the Royal Roost jazz club and Billie Holiday in a successful show called Holiday on Broadway. A year later, he became the house pianist at Birdland and performed with many of the greatest jazz talents in history, including Charlie Parker, J.J. Johnson, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis.[6] He played at Birdland longer than any other pianist in the history of the club. In 1949, Taylor published his first book, a textbook about bebop piano styles. [edit]Mid-career He composed one of the his most famous tunes in 1952 "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free", and subsequently achieving more popularity with Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Nina Simone covered the song in her 1967 album Silk and Soul. It is widely known in the UK as a piano instrumental version, used for BBC Television's Film programme. Solomon Burke, Derek Trucks, The Lighthouse Family, Levon Helm and Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have also recorded versions. He continued dozens of the recordings in the 1950s and 1960s, notably the album he made with the Cuban percussionist Candido Camero titled Billy Taylor Trio with Candido, My Fair Lady Loves Jazz, Cross Section and Taylor Made Jazz. His broadcast career also thrived. In 1961, Taylor founded New York's Jazzmobile, which provides arts education program of the highest quality via workshops, master classes, lecture demonstrations, arts enrichment programs, outdoor summer mobile concerts, special indoor concerts and special projects.[7] In 1958, he became the Musical Director of NBC's The Subject is Jazz, the first ever television series focusing on jazz. The 13-part series was produced by the new National Educational Television Network (NET) and hosted guests including Duke Elington, Aaron Copland, Bill Evans, Cannonball Adderley, Jimmy Rushing and Langston Hughes. He also worked as a DJ and program director on radio station WNEW in New York in the 1960s. During the 1960s, the Billy Taylor Trio was a regular feature of the Hickory House on West 55th street in Manhattan. From 1969 to 1972, Taylor served as the music director forThe David Frost Show and was the first African American to lead a talk show band. Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Benny Goodman and Buddy Rich were just a few of the jazz musicians who played on the show. In 1981, Jazzmobile produced a Jazz special for the National Public Radio, and for which the program received the Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting Programs. Jazzmobile's 1990 Tribute Concert to Dr. Taylor at Avery Fisher Hall, part of the JVC Jazz Festival, featured Nancy Wilson, Ahmad Jamal Trio and Terence Blanchard Quintet. [edit]Later career In 1981, after being profiled by CBS News Sunday Morning, he was hired as an on-air correspondent and then conducted more than 250 interviews with musicians. He received an Emmy Award for his segment on the multi-talented Quincy Jones. In 1989, Taylor formed his own "Taylor Made" record label to document his own music. You Tempt Me (1996) is a strong outing by his 1985 trio (with Victor Gaskin and drummer Curtis Boyd) that includes a rendition of Duke Ellington's "Take the "A" Train". White Nights (1991) has Taylor, Gaskin, and drummer Bobby Thomas performing live from Leningrad in the Soviet Union, then came Solo (1992), and Jazzmobile Allstars (1992). In 1997, he received New York state governor's art award. Taylor suffered from a 2002 stroke, which affected his right hand, but he continued to perform almost until his death. He died after a heart attack on December 28, 2010 in Manhattan, at age of 89. His legacy was honored in a Harlem memorial service on Jan.11, 2011, featuring performances by Taylor's final working trio, bassist Chip Jackson and drummer Winard Harper, along with longtime Taylor associates Jimmy Owens, Frank Wess, Geri Allen, Christian Sands and vocalist Cassandra Wilson. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Theodora Castion Taylor; a daughter, Kim Taylor-Thompson; and a granddaughter. His son, artist Duane Taylor, died in 1988.[8] [edit]Legacy Taylor appeared on hundreds of albums and composed more than 300 songs during his career spanned over six decades. His 1963 song, "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free" dealt with civil rights issues and became the unofficial anthem of the civil rights movement in the 1960s. It was selected as "one of the greatest songs of the sixties" by the New York Times and was the theme music of the 1996 film "Ghosts of Mississippi". His 1967 instrumental recording of the tune is widely known in the United Kingdom as the opening theme music for the long-running TV series The Film Programme, for many years hosted by Barry Norman. Engaging and educating more audience and young people had been a central part of Taylor's career. He holds the Wilbur D. Barrett Chair of Music at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is a Duke Ellington Fellow at Yale, and holds 23 honorary degrees. Besides publishing instructional books on jazz, he taught jazz course at Howard University, Long Island University, The Manhattan School of Music, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he earned his Masters and Ph.D in 1975. His extensive appearance in television series and jazz educational programs brought the music he loves to the masses at the grass roots level as well as more formal arenas. He's sometimes more known as a television personality than a pianist. He was quoted saying in a 2007 article in the Post Magazine: "there's no question that being an advocate eclipsed my reputation as a musician. It was my doing. I wanted to prove to people that jazz has an audience. I had to do that for me." [2] [edit]Awards and honors With over twenty-three honorary doctoral degrees, Taylor was also the recipient of two Peabody Awards for Jazzmobile, NEA Jazz Masters Award (1998) an Emmy Award (1983) for carrying out over 250 interviews for "CBS News Sunday Morning", a Grammy Award (2004)[9] and a host of prestigious and highly coveted prizes, such as the Down Beat magazine's Lifetime Achievement award (1984), National Medal of Arts (1992), and the Tiffany Award (1991). He was also honored in 2001 with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Jazz Living Legend Award,[10] and election to the Hall of Fame for the International Association for Jazz Education. He served as the artistic director for jazz at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where he developed many critically acclaimed concert series including the Louis Armstrong Legacy series, and the annual Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. In addition, he performed at the White House seven times and was one of only three jazz musicians to be appointed to the National Council of the Arts. Taylor was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 2010. As leader 1945: Billy Taylor Piano (Savoy) 1953: Billy Taylor Trio (Prestige) 1953-54: Cross Section (Prestige) - released 1956 (includes all tracks from Billy Taylor Plays for DJs) 1954: The Billy Taylor Trio with Candido (Prestige) 1954: Billy Taylor Trio at Town Hall (Prestige) 1955: A Touch of Taylor (Prestige) 1956: Evergreens (ABC-Paramout) 1956: Billy Taylor at the London House (ABC-Paramount)[12] 1957: Introduces Ira Sullivan (ABC-Paramount) 1957: My Fair Lady Loves Jazz (Impulse!) 1957: The Billy Taylor Touch (Atlantic) 1959: The New Billy Taylor Trio (Argo) 1959: Custom Taylored (SeSac) 1959: One for Fun (Atlantic) 1959: Billy Taylor with Four Flutes (Riverside) - with Frank Wess, Herbie Mann and Jerome Richardson 1959: Taylor Made Jazz (Argo) 1960: Uptown (Riverside) 1960: Warming Up! (Riverside) 1961: Interlude (Moodsville) 1961: Kwamina (Mercury) 1962: Impromptu (Mercury) 1963: Right Here, Right Now (Capitol) 1965: Midnight Piano (Capitol) 1966: Easy Life (Surrey) 1968: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free (Tower) 1969: A Sleeping Bee (Pausa MPS) 1970: Ok Billy (Bell) 1977: Jazz Live (Monmouth Evergreen) 1977: Live at Storyville (West 54 Records) 1981: With Joe Kennedy Where've You Been (Concord Jazz) 1985: You Tempt Me (Taylor-Made, 1989) 1988: White Nights And Jazz In Leningrad (Taylor-Made) 1989: Solo (Taylor-Made) 1989: Billy Taylor And The Jazzmobile All Stars (Taylor-Made) 1991: White Nights and Jazz in Leningrad (Taylor-Made) 1992: Dr. T with Gerry Mulligan (GRP) 1993: Live at MCG with Gerry Mulligan, Carl Allen, Chip Jackson 1993: It's a Matter of Pride (GRP) 1995: Homage (GRP) 1997: The Music Keeps Us Young (Arkadia Jazz) 1999: Ten Fingers - One Voice Arkadia Jazz 1999: Taylor Made at the Kennedy Center with Dee Dee Bridgewater Kennedy Center Jazz 2001: Urban Griot (Soundspot) 2002: Live at AJE New York (Soundspot) [edit]As sideman With Arkadia Jazz All Stars Thank You, Duke! With Sal Salvador Juicy Lucy (Bee Hive Records, 1978) With Johnny Hartman Once In Every Life (Bee Hive, 1980) With Mundell Lowe A Grand Night for Swinging (Riverside, 1957) With Various Artists Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert (Limelight Records, 1965) [edit]References ^ a b Peter Keepnews (December 29, 2010). "Billy Taylor, Jazz Pianist, Dies at 89". The New York Times. Retrieved December 30, 2010. ^ a b c Matt Schudel (December 30, 2010). "Billy Taylor, revered musician, broadcaster and spokesman for jazz, dies at 89". The Washington Post. ^ Allmusic biography ^ Colin Larkin: 'Billy Taylor bio', The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (Accessed [25, June 2011]), http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com/public/ ^ "Interview with 74 year old Herb Storfer, Jazz Foundation of America President, whose Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund assists musicians in need of food, shelter and medical care.". Retrieved 2009-10-13. ^ a b c "Billy Taylor". CBS News Sunday Morning. February 11, 2009. ^ Jazz Mobile Inc.[verification needed] ^ Michael J. West (January 11, 2011). "A grand night for swinging: Billy Taylor memorial service". Washington City Paper. ^ Grammy Award Database ^ Jazz Living Legend Award 2001 ^ "2010 Inductees". North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. Retrieved September 10, 2012. ^ ABC-Paramount LP ABC 134. — with Billy Taylor Clark Terry with a few good serious jazz friends, including Ron Carter, Roy Haynes, Chico Hamilton, James Moody, Frank Foster, Tony Bennett, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, McCoy Tyner, Ray Barretto, Paquito D'Rivera, Bob Brookmeyer, Nat Hentoff - all NEA Jazz Master Award Recipients with Dana Gioia from NEA far left - Jon Hammond — with Nancy Wilson, Chick Corea, James Moody, "Ray Barretto", Tony Bennett, Paquito D'Rivera, Roy Haynes, Freddie Hubbard, Slide Hampton - Music & Trombone Teacher in East Orange, NJ and Nat Hentoff at Sheraton New York Hotel Joseph Timmons Journalist/Editor at Xombiewoof Magazine Friends Steve Albini V-Accordion Product Manager at Roland Corporation Friends Joe Berger King at Self employed Friends Siegmar Grünberg Dozent für Drums at Musikschule Schnelsen Friends Narada Michael Walden President at Tarpan Studios Friends Jon Paris New York, New York Nancy Lippold-Ingram Paisley, Renfrewshire Jon Hammond with the great Clark Terry - Clark told me, Hammond...don't believe what they tell you about 'The Golden Years' - The Golden Years Suck! Clark Terry (born December 14, 1920) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark_Terry is an American swing and bop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, educator, NEA Jazz Masters inductee, and recipient of the 2010 Grammy Lifetime Achieve Beyondment Award. Only four other trumpet players in history have ever received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award: Louis Armstrong (Clark's old mentor), Miles Davis (whom Clark mentored), Dizzy Gillespie (who often described Clark as the greatest jazz trumpet player on earth) and Benny Carter. Clark Terry is one of the most prolific jazz musicians in history, having appeared on 905 known recording sessions, which makes him the most recorded trumpet player of all time. In comparison, Louis Armstrong performed on 620 sessions, Harry "Sweets" Edison on 563, and Dizzy Gillespie on 501. He has played with Charlie Barnet (1947), Count Basie (1948–1951),[1] Duke Ellington (1951–1959)[1] and Quincy Jones (1960), and has recorded regularly both as a leader and sideman. In all, his career in jazz spans more than sixty years. Terry was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Vashon High School and began his professional career in the early 1940s playing, in local clubs. He served as a bandsman in the United States Navy during World War II. Terry's years with Basie and Ellington in the late 1940s and 1950s established him as a world-class jazz artist. Blending the St. Louis tone with contemporary styles, Terry’s sound influenced a generation. During this period, he took part in many of Ellington's suites and acquired a reputation for his wide range of styles (from swing to hard bop), technical proficiency, and good humor. Terry exerted a positive influence on musicians like Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, both of whom acknowledge Clark's influence during the early stages of their careers. Terry had informally taught Davis while they were still in St Louis. After leaving Ellington, Clark's international recognition soared when he accepted an offer from the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) to become its first African-American staff musician. He appeared for ten years on The Tonight Show as a member of The Tonight Show Band, first led by Skitch Henderson and later by Doc Severinsen, where his unique "mumbling" scat singing became famous when he scored a hit with "Mumbles." A persistent rumor is that Terry was a candidate to lead the band, but for racial skittishness on the part of NBC. Terry continued to play with musicians such as J. J. Johnson and Oscar Peterson,[2] and led a group with Bob Brookmeyer that achieved popularity in the early 1960s. In the 1970s, Terry concentrated increasingly on the flugelhorn, which he plays with a full, ringing tone. In addition to his studio work and teaching at jazz workshops, Terry toured regularly in the 1980s with small groups (including Peterson's) and performed as the leader of his Big B-A-D Band (formed about 1970). After financial difficulties forced him to break up the Big B-A-D Band, he performed bands such as the Unifour Jazz Ensemble. His humor and command of jazz trumpet styles are apparent in his "dialogues" with himself, on different instruments or on the same instrument, muted and unmuted. He has occasionally performed solos on a trumpet or flugelhorn mouthpiece. From the 1970s through the 1990s, Clark performed at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and Lincoln Center, toured with the Newport Jazz All Stars and Jazz at the Philharmonic, and he was featured with Skitch Henderson's New York Pops Orchestra. In 1998, Terry recorded George Gershwin's "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" for the Red Hot Organization's compilation album Red Hot + Rhapsody, a tribute to George Gershwin, which raised money for various charities devoted to increasing AIDS awareness and fighting the disease. In 2001, he again recorded for the Red Hot Organization with artist Amel Larrieux for the compilation album Red Hot + Indigo, a tribute to Duke Ellington. Prompted early in his career by Dr. Billy Taylor, Clark and Milt Hinton bought instruments for and gave instruction to young hopefuls which planted the seed that became Jazz Mobile in Harlem. This venture tugged at Clark's greatest love: involving youth in the perpetuation of jazz. Between global performances, Clark continues to share wholeheartedly his jazz expertise and encourage students, including up-and-coming young jazz trumpeter, Josh Shpak. Since 2000, Clark has hosted Clark Terry Jazz Festivals on land and sea, held his own jazz camps, and appeared in more than fifty jazz festivals on six continents. His career as both leader and sideman with more than three hundred recordings demonstrates that he is one of the most prolific luminaries in jazz. Clark composed more than two hundred jazz songs and performed for seven U.S. Presidents. He also has several recordings with major groups including the London Symphony Orchestra, the Dutch Metropole Orchestra, the Duke Ellington Orchestra and the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, hundreds of high school and college ensembles, his own duos, trios, quartets, quintets, sextets, octets, and two big bands: Clark Terry's Big Bad Band and Clark Terry's Young Titans of Jazz, with the likes of Branford Marsalis, Conrad Herwig, Brad Leali, Stephen Guerra, Adam Schroeder, Frank Greene and Tony Lujan. The Clark Terry Archive at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, contains instruments, tour posters, awards, original copies of over 70 big band arrangements, recordings and other memorabilia. Terry was a long-time resident of Bayside, Queens, and Corona, Queens, New York.[3] He and his wife, Gwen, later moved to Haworth, New Jersey.[4] They currently reside in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.[5] [edit]Awards and honors Over 250 awards, medals and honors, including: The 2010 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, two Grammy certificates, three Grammy nominations The National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award in 1991 Sixteen honorary doctorates Keys to several cities Jazz Ambassador for U.S. State Department tours in the Middle East and Africa A knighthood in Germany Charles E. Lutton Man of Music Award, presented by Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity in 1985. Terry was awareded honorary membership in the Fraternity by the Beta Zeta Chapter at the College of Emporia in 1968. He was also made an honorary member of the Iota Phi chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity in 2011. The French Order of Arts and Letters (2000) A life-sized wax figure for the Black World History Museum in St. Louis Inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame (1996)[6] NARAS Present's Merit Award (2005) Trumpeter of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association (2005) Discography Clark Terry performs with the Great Lakes Navy Band Jazz Ensemble As leader Clark Terry (EmArcy, 1955) - also released as Introducing Clark Terry and Swahili Serenade to a Bus Seat (Riverside, 1957) Out on a Limb with Clark Terry (Argo, 1957) Duke with a Difference (Riverside, 1957) In Orbit (Riverside, 1958) - with Thelonious Monk Top and Bottom Brass (Riverside, 1959) with Don Butterfield Paris (Swing, 1960) Color Changes (Candid, 1960) Everything's Mellow (Prestige, 1961) Mellow Moods (Prestige, 1961) All American (Prestige, 1962) Plays the Jazz Version of "All American" (Moodsville, 1962) The Night Life (Mood, 1962) Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer (Verve, 1962) 3 in Jazz (RCA, 1963) More (Cameo, 1963) Tread Ye Lightly (Cameo, 1963) What Makes Sammy Swing (20th Century, 1963) The Happy Horns of Clark Terry (Impulse!, 1964) The Power of Positive Swinging (Mainstream, 1964) Live 1964 (Emerald, 1964) Quintet (Mainstream, 1964) Tonight (Mainstream, 1964) Clark Terry Tonight (Mainstream, 1964) Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One Clark Terry (Mercury, 1964) The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner (Pablo, 1974) with Big Joe Turner, Dizzy Gillespie, Harry "Sweets" Edison and Roy Eldridge Spanish Rice (Impulse!, 1966) Gingerbread Men (Mainstream, 1966) Mumbles (Mainstream, 1966) Angyumaluma Bongliddleany Nannyany Awhan Yi! (Mainstream, 1966) It's What's Happening - The Varitone Sound of CT' (Impulse!, 1967) Music in the Garden (Jazz Heritage, 1968) At the Montreux Jazz Festival (Polydor, 1969) Live on 57th Street (Big Bear, 1969) Big B-A-D Band In Concert, Live 1970... (EToile, 1970) Live at the Wichita Jazz Festival (Vanguard, 1974) Clark Terry and His Jolly Giants (Vanguard, 1975) Live at the Wichita Jazz Festival (Vanguard, 1975) Oscar Peterson and Clark Terry (Pablo, 1975) Oscar Peterson and the Trumpet Kings – Jousts (Pablo, 1975) Clark Terry's Big B-A-D Band Live at Buddy's... (Vanguard, 1976) Live at the Jazz House (Pausa, 1976) Wham (BASF, 1976) Squeeze Me (Chiaroscuro, 1976) The Globetrotter (Vanguard, 1977) Out of Nowhere (Bingow, 1978) Brahms Lullabye (Amplitude, 1978) Funk Dumplin's (Matrix, 1978) Clark After Dark (MPS, 1978) Mother______! Mother______! (Pablo, 1979) Ain't Misbehavin' (Pablo, 1979) Live in Chicago, Vol. 1 (Monad, 1979) Live in Chicago, Vol. 2 (Monad, 1979) The Trumpet Summit Meets the Oscar Peterson Big 4 (1980) Memories of Duke (Pablo/OJC, 1980) Yes, the Blues (Pablo/OJC, 1981) Jazz at the Philharmonic - Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo 1983: Return to Happiness (1983) To Duke and Basie (Rhino, 1986) Jive at Five (Enja, 1986) Metropole Orchestra (Mons, 1988) Portraits (Chesky, 1988) - with Don Friedman (p), Victor Gaskin (b) Lewis Nash (d) The Clark Terry Spacemen (Chiaroscuro, 1989) Locksmith Blues (Concord Jazz, 1989) Having Fun (Delos, 1990) Live at the Village Gate (Chesky, 1990) Live at the Village Gate: Second Set (Chesky, 1990) What a Wonderful World: For Lou (Red Baron, 1993) Shades of Blues (Challenge, 1994) Remember the Time (Mons, 1994) With Pee Wee Claybrook & Swing Fever (D' Note, 1995) Top and Bottom Brass'[' (Chiaroscuro, 1995) Reunion (D'Note, 1995) Express (Reference, 1995) Good Things in Life (Mons, 1996) Ow (E.J.s) 1996) The Alternate Blues (Analogue, 1996) Ritter der Ronneburg, 1998 (Mons, 1998) One on One (Chesky, 2000) A Jazz Symphony (Centaur, 2000) Herr Ober: Live at Birdland Neuburg (Nagel-Heyer, 2001) Live on QE2 (Chiaroscuro, 2001) Jazz Matinee (Hanssler, 2001) The Hymn (Candid, 2001) Clark Terry and His Orchestra Featuring Paul Gonsalves [1959] (Storyville, 2002) Live in Concert (Image, 2002) Flutin' and Fluglin (Past Perfect, 2002) Friendship (Columbia, 2002) Live! At Buddy's Place (Universe, 2003) Live at Montmarte June 1975 (Storyville, 2003) George Gershwin's Porgy & Bess (A440 Music Group, 2004) Live at Marian's with the Terry's Young Titan's of Jazz (Chiaroscuro, 2005) [edit]As sideman Terry performed at the White House with singer Nnenna Freelon in 2006 With Clifford Brown Jam Session (EmArcy, 1954) - with Maynard Ferguson With Gary Burton Who is Gary Burton? (RCA, 1962) With Charlie Byrd Byrd at the Gate (Riverside, 1963) With Tadd Dameron The Magic Touch (1962) With Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Afro-Jaws (Riverside, 1960) Trane Whistle (Prestige, 1960) With Duke Ellington Such Sweet Thunder (Columbia, 1957) Ellington at Newport (Columbia, 1958) With Art Farmer Listen to Art Farmer and the Orchestra (Mercury, 1962) With Dizzy Gillespie Gillespiana (Verve, 1960) Carnegie Hall Concert (Verve, 1961) The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner (Pablo, 1974) with Big Joe Turner, Roy Eldridge and Harry "Sweets" Edison The Trumpet Summit Meets the Oscar Peterson Big 4 (Pablo, 1980) - with Freddie Hubbard and Oscar Peterson The Alternate Blues (Pablo, 1980) - with Freddie Hubbard and Oscar Peterson With Paul Gonsalves Cookin' (Argo, 1957) With Johnny Griffin White Gardenia (Riverside, 1961) With Dave Grusin Homage to Duke (1993) With Lionel Hampton You Better Know It!!! (Impulse!, 1965) With Chico Hamilton The Further Adventures of El Chico (Impulse!, 1966) With Jimmy Heath Really Big! (Riverside, 1960) With Milt Jackson Big Bags (Riverside, 1962) For Someone I Love (Riverside, 1963) Ray Brown / Milt Jackson with Ray Brown (Verve, 1965) With Elvin Jones Summit Meeting (Vanguard, 1976) with James Moody, Bunky Green and Roland Prince With Sam Jones Down Home (Riverside, 1962) With Yusef Lateef The Centaur and the Phoenix (Riverside, 1960) With Mundell Lowe Themes from Mr. Lucky, the Untouchables and Other TV Action Jazz (RCA Camden, 1960) Satan in High Heels (soundtrack) (Charlie Parker, 1961) With Junior Mance The Soul of Hollywood (Jazzland, 1962) With Gary McFarland Tijuana Jazz (Impulse!, 1965) With Charles Mingus The Complete Town Hall Concert (Blue Note, 1962 [1994]) With Blue Mitchell Smooth as the Wind (1961) A Sure Thing (1962) With the Modern Jazz Quartet Jazz Dialogue (Atlantic, 1965) With Mark Murphy That's How I Love the Blues! (Riverside, 1962) With Oliver Nelson Oliver Nelson Plays Michelle (Impulse!, 1966) Happenings with Hank Jones (Impulse!, 1966) The Spirit of '67 with Pee Wee Russell (Impulse!, 1967) With Chico O'Farrill Nine Flags (Impulse!, 1966) With Sonny Rollins Brass & Trio (1958) With Lalo Schifrin New Fantasy (Verve, 1964) Once a Thief and Other Themes (Verve, 1965) With Billy Taylor Taylor Made Jazz (Argo, 1959) Kwamina (Mercury, 1961) With Cecil Taylor New York City R&B (1961) With Teri Thornton Devil May Care (Riverside, 1961) With Randy Weston Uhuru Afrika (Roulette, 1960) With Jimmy Woode The Colorful Strings of Jimmy Woode (Argo, 1957) With Various artists The Greatest Jazz Concert in the World (1967) [edit]Bibliography Let's Talk Trumpet: From Legit to Jazz Interpretation of the Jazz Language Clark Terry's System of Circular Breathing for Woodwind and Brass Instruments TerryTunes, anthology of 60 original compositions (1st ed., 1972; 2nd ed. w/doodle-tonguing chapter, 2009) Ellington, Duke. “Clark Terry,” chapter in Music is My Mistress (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973): 229-230. “Clark Terry – Jazz Ambassador: C.T.’s Diary” [cover portrait] Jazz Journal International 31 (May 6, 1978): 7-8. Beach, Doug. “Clark Terry and the St. Louis Trumpet Sound,” Instrumentalist 45 (April 1991): 8-12. Bernotas, Bob. “Clark Terry,” Jazz Player 1 (October–November 1994): 12-19. LaBarbera, John. “Clark Terry: More Than ‘Mumbles’,” ITG Journal [International Trumpet Guild] 19, No. 2 (1994): 36-41. Blumenthal, Bob. “Reflections on a Brilliant Career” [reprint of Jazz Times 25, No. 8], Jazz Educators Journal 29, No. 4 (1997): 30-33, 36-37. Morgenstern, Dan. “Clark Terry” in Living With Jazz: A Reader (New York: Pantheon, 2004): 196-201. [Reprint of Down Beat 34 (June 1, 1967): 16-18. Owens, Thomas. “Trumpeters: Clark Terry” in Bebop: The Music and the Players (New York: Oxford, 1995): 111-113. “Jazz for the Record”[Clark Terry Archive at William Paterson University], New York Times (December 11, 2004). “Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry” (University of California Press: 2011) — with Clark Terry. Ulrich Vormehr Frankfurt, Germany Hans Torbijn Sint Paulus Mulo Vlissingen Chris Grove Works at Keyboards-Eddie Money Narada Michael Walden President at Tarpan Studios Joseph Timmons Journalist/Editor at Xombiewoof Magazine Jon Paris New York, New York One of my favorite drummers and super cool cats - Jackie Williams on the drums at Local 802 annual Holiday party with Junior Mance (not shown) and Hide Tanaka - Jon Hammond Junior Mance throwin' it down on the piano! at our annual Holiday Party Local 802 Musicians Union - funny set up for the gig - Hide Tanaka (those are his feet) was up on the bandstand with Jackie Williams drums, Junior down below - Jon Hammond — with Junior Mance and Hide Tanaka at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM Ben Koning from Apple when he came to do a presentation about his indie movie "Echo Of The Future" A Tale of Sunnyvale - for our radio club, an audience of veteran radio engineers at California Historical Radio Society in Radio KRE *Archive interview with Ben: http://archive.org/details/JonHammondBenKoningInterviewonHammondCastKYOURadio Special guest Ben Koning on HammondCast Show KYOU Radio speak...See More — with Ben Koning at California Historical Radio Society There's the famous big flowers Bert Padell sent over before I hit the gig with Bernard Purdie at Cave Canem - my neighbor Michael Sergio probably remembers those flowers, Frank the Super let me put them in our lobby - they lasted a good 2 weeks. I had my 2-Leslie stack for that gig, we rocked that place - a lot of old friends came out of the woodwork for that hit including Don Friedman who was the ex-partner of mega concert promoter Ron Delsener - JH Bernard Purdie at his then new Sonor Hi-Lite drum kit on my band Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men gig we played at Cave Canem 24 First Ave Manhattan, NY This was a very bizarre gig, I showed up and somebody from the club told me an admirer sent a huge flowers arrangement, it turned out to be from Bert Padell who I had personally invited to the gig - he sent a note with it with good luck wishes - I had the display in lobby of my building after the gig until it finally died - must have cost a fortune! This is Bert's client list, he used to be a Yankee Ball Boy (a long time ago!) among other things - rep for all these folks: Aaron Carter Africa Bambaataa Alessandra Ambrosio Alicia Keys Alice Cooper Alzbeta Syrovatkova An Bar Ana Beatrice Barros Andre Betts Andre Brown Andrew W. K. Angie Featherstone Angie Stone Angela Simmons Ardon Altino Arma Andon Asha Miller August Darnell Barry Michael Cooper Ben Vereen Bernard Kerik Big Daddy Kane Biz Marke Bounty Killer Brad “Scarface” Jordan Britney Spears C. Smyth Calvin Richardson Carl Banks Carl Redding Cardia Chivon Dean Chris Gotti Clark Kent Clayton Hunter Craig Mack Cyndi Lauper Cynthia Calabretta Dame Grease Damon Elliott Diggy Simmons Darrin Whittington Darwin Hobbs Darryl Brown David Hall David Wolff Debra Antney De La Soul Devante Swing Devante Dalvin Degrate Doug E. Fresh Drew Nieporent Dr. Turnbull Eagles of Deathmetal Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Earnest Byner Easy Mo Bee Eddie Timmons El General Eric B Eric Sermon Eugeny Platov Everything But the Girl Faith Evans Flavie Lheritier Fonzi Thorton Foxy Brown Frankie Presley Freddie Jackson Fun Loving Criminals Gary Haas Gary Kurfirst Genard Parker Gerald Isaacs Grand Puba Harlem Boys Choir Hex Hector Innate Forte Inga Savits Ira Schickman Irina Bonarenko Irv Gotti Issa Thompson Ja Rule Jackie Mason Jacob the Jeweler Jaquar Jenny Wong Jerry Wonder Jesia Chiminazzo Jillian Nelson Jimmy Cozier JIVEjones Joan Jett Joan Smalls Joaquin Dean Jodeci JoJo Simmons John Berendt Jonathan Peters Joseph Robinson K-Ci and JoJo Katerina Graham Keisha Bolden Kelo Kenza Fourti Kevin Leong KC Lam Kimberly Scott Kinga Rajzak Kendell Holt Kristina Malaityte Kyle West Laura Mercer Leland Robinson Leslie Dodson Leslie LaRoche Lisa Simone Little Mo Loan Chabanol Lorraine Bracco Lou Pinella Loni Ayers Lucia Dvorska Luciano Ribiero Madonna Louise Ciccone Mahogany Marcelo Boldrini Marcus Cooper aka "Pleasure P" Marco Parker Margaret Whitton Mary J Blige Marvin Peart Maria Giorgio Mechalie Jamison Melissa Auf Der Maur Mia Hessner Sovinsky Michael Jones Michael Vann Minnesota Midnight Star Mikhail Baryshnikov Misa Mos Def Monica Payne Monie Love Monster Magnet Natalia Semanova NOBU Olga Otrokhova Pat Dinizio Paolo Della Puppa Peter Max Philip Pitts Prakazrel Michel (Pras) Precision Prince Paul Qddus (Benjamin Philippe) Queens of the Stone Age Raica Brito Ralph Branca Rakim Randy Myers Razhel Brown Reflection Eternal Remy Martin Renee Diggs Res Rica Olivera Brito Richard Adler Richie Blackmore Ricky St. Haillaire RJ Rice Robert DeNiro Run DMC Rusty Staub Russell Simmons Sanjaya Malaker Scott Lobdell Shawn White Simone Muterthies Siritollerod Sophie Patitz Stellastar Stephen Bray Sugar Dice Swizz Beatz Talib Kweli Talking Heads Tatiana Nikiforova Teddy Pendergrass Teddy Riley The Berman Brothers The Kinks The Love Scene The Smithereens The Stills Thomas Young Tichina Arnold Toni Braxton Tribeca Grill Tyrone Fyffe Vada Nobles Valeria Maza Valentia Zelyaeva Vasal Benford Vanessa Simmons Veruschka Von Lehndorf Vic Thrill Victor Cook Vincent Herbert Vladmira Cichova Walking Concert Wendy Williams Whitey Ford Whitney Thompson Wyclef Jean Zaz Zielinski — with Bernard Purdie and Bernard Purdie at Lucky Cheng's Paul G Love · was that a regular gig Jon? Can't believe I missed that! Wednesday at 10:19pm · Jon Hammond Paul, what is a 'regular gig'? Jon Wednesday at 10:20pm · Paul G Love · Friends with Joe Berger and 75 others more than once Wednesday at 10:21pm · Jon Hammond We played there a few times actually. Snooze ya' lose, we won't be there again most likely. In over 40 years I wouldn't call any gigs regular - some were better than others and some more steady. The days of taking up residency in one club location have pretty much been over since early 70's in my experience. Stay tuned for my upcoming book "Weird gigs I have played" by Jon Hammond Wednesday at 10:24pm · Gregory Hodges I cant wait to read that, im sure i could at least fill up one page in that book. I think that is a great idea. I dont buy books but id buy that one Wednesday at 11:45pm · Eric T. Everett · Hi Jon -- Do you have any pics from the mid 90's with Bernard playing his Slingerland kit? Yesterday at 7:01am · Jon Hammond Eric: Bernard always played Sonor during that time on my gigs, with Sabian cymbals - his Salmon colored Sonor Signature kit with 18" kick always, and starting from this gig he got the hi-lite set, much lighter in weight than the Sonor Signature cans, Jon Hammond Yesterday at 7:04am · Eric T. Everett · Many thanks, John. I own his Slingerland kit -- my reason for asking. Thanks for posting such great videos and pics over the years. I love "Late Rent"! Yesterday at 7:17am · Jose Ramos · One of the nicest people you'd like to meet and talk to. Met him in Montreal and he visited me cuppla times at that place on mass ave. Yesterday at 2:58pm Jon Hammond in-studio with Jesse Chuy Varela KCSM 91.1 FM Archive Audio: http://archive.org/details/HammondCast_15 HammondCast 15 for KYOU Radio, this show just before Jon blasts over to Hamburg Germany to record a new album at NDR Radio. Special guest recordings of Jon with radio legend Al Jazzbeaux Collins telling the story of Jon's composition "Train Song" and with Chuy Varela talking about the meaning of Jon's song "Get Back In The Groove" played 2 different ways: from "Hammond's Bolero" CD 2003 release (instrumental) and a 1981 version from DTI Records label with Frank Biner on vocals and Jon covering all the instruments.. — at KCSM Jazz 91 Charles Bukowski Birthday Gig at Bar Centrale St. Pauli, Hamburg Paul-Rosen-Strasse 19, 22767 Hamburg The lady owner of Bar Centrale was a big time Charles Bukowski freak, so I organized to have Knut Benzner from NDR Radio read from the Book of Bukowski writings in Deutsch by candle light in-between sets from my organ combo, fun gig! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bukowski Henry Charles Bukowski (born Heinrich Karl Bukowski; August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994) was a German-born American poet, novelist and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles.[6] It is marked by an emphasis on the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women and the drudgery of work. Bukowski wrote thousands of poems, hundreds of short stories and six novels, eventually publishing over sixty books. Teruo Goto Works at Dirty old Musician. Joseph Timmons Journalist/Editor at Xombiewoof Magazine Yashko Golembiovsky Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles (ACA) Volker Kleinophorst Antje von Rein Hamburg, Germany Siegmar Grünberg Dozent für Drums at Musikschule Schnelsen Ulrich Vormehr Frankfurt, Germany Hans Torbijn Sint Paulus Mulo Vlissingen "We Move The World On A Kart-A-Bag™ Super 600" Jon Hammond on the gig at the Baustelle Party for Schlachthof Hamburg when there was still dirt on the floor. Gideon Schier and his partner Ramen started Schlachthof as a concert and art venue. On the band that night I had Uwe Petersen drums, Bernard Fichtner guitar and Tobias Schmidt-Relenberg saxophone. The Kart-A-Bag poster is the ad that ran for a long time showing me on tour with my Hammond XB-2 organ: "We Move The World On A Kart-A-Bag™ Super 600" ! JH — at Schlachthof Hamburg Yashko Golembiovsky, Ethan Khan Bernard Purdie, Funky, Swinging, Jazz, Blues, Organ, Hamburg, NDR, Kart-A-Bag, Clark Terry, NEA Jazz, Jon Hammond, Radio, TV, Local 802, Musicians Union

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

HammondCast 41 Jon's Journal November 28 2012

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HammondCast by Jon Hammond (JonHammond) Today's show a Saxophone Extravaganza with Bennett Friedman, Tony Lakatos, Igor Butman, Marc Baum on the Jon Hammond Band. Also Bernard Purdie and OAKLAND A's REPORT with LAZY LARRY! Swingin' Funky Jazz & Blues of Organist/Accordionist JON HAMMOND *Member Local 802 Local 6 Musicians Union ASCAP Composer & Publisher. All music on HammondCast is instrumental & original: "The FINGERS...are the SINGERS!" + Interviews. *Official Site: http://www.HammondCast.com Rest In Peace MANDRE aka Michael Andre Lewis - Dec 7, 1948 - Jan 31, 2012 DTI Records Recording Artist, formerly on Motown Label and former band member / bass player with Johnny Guitar Watson folks - Jon Hammond photo - Palo Alto California -- Andre Lewis aka Mandre with Buddy Miles playing guitar - Jon Hammond http://www.chartattack.com/news/2012/03/08/rip-michael-andre-lewis-aka-mandre-a-mini-retrospective/ According to Amsterdam label Rush Hour’s Facebook page, RIP Michael Andre Lewis aka Mandre, The Vangelis of Motown, passed away on January 31st. From the age of 15, Lewis demonstrated a preternatural musical gift with his bands Mike Lewis Quartet and Andre Lewis and the New Breed. After a highly successful career during the ‘70s as a session musician for the likes of The Who, Sly and the Family Stone and Jimi Hendrix, Lewis signed to Motown and developed “Mandre,” an artist from outer-space and a character that made him one of the first musicians to play with the idea of cyborg-as-performer. After three albums for Motown, and two hits in “Solar Flight (Opus I)” and “Freakin’s Fine,” Lewis released his final album as Mandre, Mandre 4, in 1982 on his own Futuregroove label. It seems indolent to refer to Mandre as an electronic musician, because he pulled from so many different genres to create a sound that was unique enough to shun any label, yet so familiar that you could turn on ‘70s radio and hear his influences on almost every song. Disco, funk, soul, pop, and music that was yet to be created can be heard on each of his albums. And he didn’t just pioneer with the music he created, he also pioneered how music was created; He helped design the LinnDrum drum sequencer that helped define ‘80s pop, and was one of the first artists signed to major label to integrate one of hip-hop’s defining instruments, the Roland Tr-808, into his work. He was an artist that could have been mentioned in the same breath as Kraftwerk and Herbie Hancock, had more people known about his work. Obit - Lewis, Michael Andre` Dec 7, 1948 - Jan 31, 2012 International recording artist, Michael Andre` Lewis, wrote and produced for Motown Records in the 1970's. Andre` Lewis, also known as 'Mandre', toured with musical giants, such as Frank Zappa, Johnny Guitar Watson, Aretha Franklin, Buddy Miles, Sly and The Family Stone, Santana, and many, many more, as well as local musicians. Michael Andre` Lewis was preceded in death by his parents, Harry Jr. and Annabell Lewis; grandparents, Harry Lewis Sr. and Dell Moore (Frank); brother, Sherdale Lewis; sister, Roslyn McClain; and grandson, Jermaine Lewis. He is survived by ex-wives, Patricia Lewis of Omaha, NE, and Sabina Ritter of Munich Germany; six children: Robert Lewis, Joy Borsak (Thomas), Toni Lewis, Andrea Scott (Booker) all of Omaha, NE, Riva Lewis of Munich, Germany, and Shawn Dreason of California; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and special friends. MEMORIAL SERVICE will be Monday, February 6th at Preston Love Arts and Jazz Center, 24th and Lake St., 2pm. Musical Tribute and Musicians Sit-in at Doc's Place, 40th and Ames Ave., 7pm-Midnight. Published in Omaha World-Herald on February 3, 2012 Fairfax CA -- 19 Broadway Club Jon Hammond Band Youtube http://youtu.be/b-7_DphmfV0 10,155 John Bishop (guitar) feature on Hammond's Moanin' Blues, Jon Hammond Band at 19 Broadway Niteclub in Fairfax CA. Nobody in the Bay Area can lay down a shuffle like Ronnie Smith Jr. (drums), Alex Budman (tenor) and leader Jon Hammond at his well-traveled Hammond XB-2 organ just back from Germany tour here playing through 1965 Fender Twin Reverb amp once owned by John McFee (Clover, Doobie Brothers). http://www.jonhammondband.com/ — with John Bishop, Alex Budman, Ronnie Smith and Jon Hammond Band at 19 Broadway Bar & Night Club Paris France -- Palais des Sports 1981 - Carlos Santana, Richard Baker keyboardist looking on - Jon Hammond — with Carlos Santana at Palais des Sports Gretel und Alfons by night - Große Freiheit 29, 22767 Hamburg - Jon Hammond http://www.gretelundalfons.de/ This is the same kneipe where The Beatles used to hang out night after night drinking beer during the time when they were playing in The Star Club nearby on Gr. Freiheit. The story that Horst Jankowiak (R.I.P.) told me was that Paul McCartney racked up a pretty big bar tab that was left unpaid for some years, and then he came in to pay up the bill with a pretty good tip back in the 80's. Paul never forgot Gretel und Alfons! Horst was a great guy, I had the pleasure of meeting him a few times. He had Joe Berger and I sign the famous guest book on the next page over from the Jimi Hendrix inscription. Jimi signed the book when he played at The Star Club a few doors down from Gretel und Alfons on the Grosse Freiheit in the Reeperbahn district of St. Pauli Hamburg — at Gretel & Alfons L to R: Joe Berger, Horst Jankowiak R.I.P. owner manager of Gretel und Alfons and Jon Hammond Horst had Joe and Jon sign the famous guest book on the next page over from the Jimi Hendrix inscription, Jimi signed the book when he played at The Star Club a few doors down from Gretel und Alfons on the Grosse Freiheit in the Reeperbahn district of St. Pauli Hamburg http://www.HammondCast.com/ — with Joe Berger Scott May Macht Schau!! Donna Fiducia · Friends with Daryn Kagan and 8 others Great story Jon! Jon Hammond Yep, Mach Schau! was the battle cry from Horst Fascher the big boss at The Star Club, he would shout it at The Beatles and they really got their show together there during their Reeperbahn Days. Horst is still around and connected to my FaceBook - also...See More Part 3 Jon Hammond Memorable Gigs, People and Places Photo by Dr. Nader Shabahangi - Jon Hammond Trio - Jim Grantham saxophone, Jack Dorsey drums Jon Hammond at the new Hammond Sk1 organ - Swingin' Funky Jazz and Blues at Bayside Park | A Caring Elder Community http://hammondcast.blogspot.com/2011/07/jazz-festival-at-agesong-bayside-park.html — at Agesong At Bayside Park 51 Minute In-Studio Radio Interview with Jon Hammond and Bernard Purdie at Radio KALX with Anthony Bonet Youtube http://youtu.be/GYg4v91bg1A New York NY — 9 West 57th Street, the famous Solow Building – in 1985 this is where I was called to a meeting with then Sony President John O’Donnell in the Sony Corporate offices on the 43rd Floor where he offered me a 7 year contract for my cable TV show “The Jon Hammond Show” to be exclusive on Sony on the new Software Division. At the time the only acts signed to this division on Sony Label were Tina Turner, David Bowie and an experimental project called “Private Dances” – Jon Hammond — at Solow Bldg Corp Late Rent Jon Hammond Band with David Fathead Newman and Bernard Purdie Youtube http://youtu.be/M_a6T5wW6Vg FATHEAD Late Rent JON HAMMOND Band Tenor Saxophonist David Fathead Newman on Jon Hammond Band theme song LATE RENT in Zanzibar and Grill NYC Bernard Purdie drums, Jon Hammond at B3 organ with his long time theme song of The Jon Hammond Show TV Show in 26th year on MNNTV Time Warner and RCN Cable New York City special thanks and R.I.P. Eric Fuchsman and David Fathead Newman HammondCast 3 Jon’s Journal November 27 2012 http://hammondcast.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/hammondcast-3-jons-journal-november-27-2012/ *LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE: HammondCast 3 Downloaded 859 times http://archive.org/details/HammondCast_3 RIP MANDRE aka Michael Andre Lewis, Buddy Miles, Motown, DTI Records, jazz organ, funky blues, 9 West 57th Street, Sony, Dr. Nader Shabahangi, AgeSong Bayside Park, Local 802, Musicians Union

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Monday, November 26, 2012

HammondCast 3 Jon's Journal November 27 2012

*LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE: HammondCast 3 Downloaded 859 times http://archive.org/details/HammondCast_3 Grooving out to my trusty Sony TFM-6060W FM/AM 2Band portable - goes a long time on a 9volt battery! - Jon Hammond Jon Hammond in-studio with Chuy Varela who is the long-time Bay Area Music Director of stations KPFA & KCSM talking about the Bay Area music scene and travels in Europe. From there to Paris France for a live concert broadcast on Radio France Inter hosted by M. Andre Francis the legendary French Jazz Radio Producer. The concert/broadcast took place in March of 1996. From Paris to Frankfurt Germany to the AFN Europe Headquarters, Jon Hammond and the Late Rent Session Men live on AFN's Powerlite Show, the trio was crowded around one big old Neumann tube microphone and broadcast world-wide live of first performance of Jon's composition "New Funk/Hip-Hop Chitlins" with James Preston of the Sons of Champlin on drums, Barry Finnerty-guitar and Jon on Hammond XB-2 organ. All songs are written by Jon Hammond and ASCAP Published JON HAMMOND International, Inc. Couple of the Day on Fifth Avenue - Jon Hammond Business is a little slow today for giant Elmo Muppet person! Hopefully it will pick up - Jon Hammond — with Elmo at Times Square NYC Congratulations Times Square Nuptials Couple! - Jon Hammond — at Times Square NYC Every piano has a story - this one is pretty much a goner, but it lives outside of Soundwave Studios now, bio-degradable! - Jon Hammond Jon Hammond's Sk1 Hammond organ in live room at Coyote Hearing Studios for Kiyoshi Foster recording session - Jon Hammond — at Coyote Hearing Studio - Jeremy Black at the controls - Kiyoshi's record will be coming out soon! - JH — at Coyote Hearing Studio Folks, something told me I had better get on down to see my main man Lou Colombo last week in Fort Myers FL, I played on Lou's band for 2.5 years in Cape Cod at the Wychmere Harbor Club and Thompson's Clam Bar in Harwich Port MA. It was an important time of my life and career and he was always very generous to me, kept me on my toes throwing tunes at me in all keys the music never stopped once we hit. I just saw Lou a few days ago in Fort Myers FL at the gig he was playing at his Daughter Sherri's restaurant and hub Marc Neeley - Roadhouse Cafe, he was at the top of his game, playing great as ever and looking like a million dollars. I am deeply saddened to receive terrible tragic news this morning from Lou's fine trombonist Nelson E. Foucht that Lou was tragically killed last night just 4 blocks from Roadhouse Cafe coming home from the gig. My deepest condolences to the Colombo Family, Lou's Wife Noel, daughters Lori, Sherri, David all his 6 kids, extended Family of friends and musicians. I am totally blown away, thankful that I had the opportunity to know him and play with him nightly back in the 70's and then to see and hear him again at the end of his life, thanks Lou! Here are some photos from just a few days taken by my long-time great girlfriend Jennifer and myself at his gig, R.I.P. Big Lou - Louis Colombo the greatest trumpet player bandleader baseball slugger and golfer ever! I used to go with Lou to the golf course where he had the snack concession in Yarmouth just to watch him drive balls in to outer space. I couldn't believe how far and hard he could hit the ball. Lou would put on black executioner gloves and hit the ball and it would disappear, just keep on sailing in to the sky like Lou's spirit must be now. His music and great memories will live on forever. Sincerely, Jon Hammond - Member AFM Local 802 and Local 6 Musicians Union *Note: Lou's band the other night at Roadhouse Cafe were so great, I'm so sorry cats: Nelson Foucht on trombone, F.L. "Woody" Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Richard Iannuzzi drums and Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet. Jon Hammond and Lou Colombo
**Note: Lou Colombo and my neighbor Leo Ball (R.I.P.) also a fine trumpet player member of Local 802 were born on the same day in Brockton MA
*Note: Lou called me on my cell phone when I was at the airport just about to fly out of Tampa TPA Airport, he told me he really dug my album that I had given him "NDR SESSIONS Projekt" my first record of mostly standards, it was inspired much by him actually. Lou was talking about the horn players on it, Lutz Buechner and Joe "Jo" Gallardo, he really dug them and he told me we were going to do something back up in the Cape for sure. I was very touched by his call and he had called me on my previous birthday last year, I got all choked up when he told me that. Thanks a million Lou! Jon *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Lou Colombo Movie by Jon Hammond http://www.archive.org/details/JonHammondLouColomboMoviebyJonHammond Lou Colombo and Jon Hammond - 02/23/2012
1978 Photo of Lou Colombo Band with Jon Hammond on B3 organ House Band at private club Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA L to R: Frank Shea drums, Lou Colombo trumpet, Jack Pena guitar, Jon Hammond B3 organ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkqBaFIAXn4 Jon Hammond here...I just came back from visiting my main man Lou Colombo the great trumpet player bandleader and former Pro Baseball player in Fort Myers Florida. I played on Lou's band for 2.5 years in the late 70's in house band at the Wychmere Harbor Club in Cape Cod. Lou is going strong happy to report, playing regularly at the restaurant of his daughter Sherri and son inlaw Marc Neeley - Roadhouse Cafe during winter months and in the summer he plays at his son David's Roadhouse Cafe in Hyannis MA on Cape Cod. I schlepped my Hammond Sk1 organ all the way down there in hopes I could sit in with Lou for a couple of tunes but unfortunately that wasn't possible, however I shot some video of Lou and his fine group, so enjoy the music and personality of Lou Colombo, one of the all-time greats on his instrument! The musicians on Lou's band here at Roadhouse Cafe are Nelson Foucht on trombone, F.L. "Woody" Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Richard Iannuzzi drums and Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet. Plus a little bit of flashback audio from our gig in 1978 near the end some photos, old and new from just a few days ago. Enjoy folks! sincerely, Jon Hammond *Note: Some Baseball Stats for Louis Colombo as a player - he played pro baseball until breaking ankle at age 24 - Louis Colombo: 1953 Newport News Dodgers Statistics -- Minor Leagues - Baseball ... www.baseball-reference.com › Minor Leagues › Teams Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL Manager: ... 6, Louis Colombo*, 26, 123, 432, 134, 20, 1, 4 .310 .389, 168. 7, 1945 Brooklyn Dodgers Minor League Affiliations - Baseball ... www.baseball-reference.com › Minor Leagues › Affiliates 1945 Brooklyn Dodgers Minor League Affiliates. Other Years: 1944 ..... 49, Louis Colombo*, 18, NNW, B, 56, 213, 66, 12, 2, 3 .310 .427, 91. 50, *Member Local 802 and Local 6 Musicans Union, a HammondCast http://www.HammondCast.com http://vimeo.com/37842424

Lou Colombo Movie by Jon Hammond from Jon Hammond on Vimeo.

This is my Hammond Sk1 Organ in GKPE-49-TSA Gator Flight Case after I finally got it back from Newark EWR Airport after flying with it to Fort Myers from San Francisco, then taking it to Lou's gig at Roadhouse Cafe, flying to JFK but my organ went to Newark by mistake. It was supposed to be delivered but they never even left the airport with it, so I took a bus ride back out to New Jersey from Times Square and picked it up personally. You can see the big INSPECTED sticker that TSA plastered of my American Federation of Musicians Union sticker. 2 days later I flew with it to San Francisco for a gig and that's where I am now with my Sk1 Hammond Organ.
Lou's band in front of Roadhouse Cafe Fort Myers FL L to R: F.L. "Woody" Brubaker piano and keyboard bass, Gil DiBenedetto tenor saxophone and clarinet, Lou Colombo trumpet vocals, Nelson Foucht trombone, Richard Iannuzzi drums - photo by Jon Hammond
Lou Colombo, Trumpet, Jazz, Roadhouse Cafe, Fort Myers FL, Brooklyn Dodgers, 1978, Wychmere Harbor Club, Local 802 Musicians Union **Note: Lou Colombo and my neighbor Leo Ball (R.I.P.) also a fine trumpet player member of Local 802 were born on the same day in Brockton MA
*LISTEN TO AUDIO: HERE HammondCast 17 and Breaking News from Jon Hammond http://www.archive.org/details/HammondCast_17 HammondCast 17, just back from Hamburg Germany where I recorded my new album, an official production of NDR Radio in Studio 1 with some of my all-time favorite musicians: Lutz Buchner (Sax), Joe Gallardo (Trombone), Heinz Lichius (Drums), myself-Jon Hammond (XK-3 Organ/Bass) and Engineer: Rudy Grosser in Studio 1 NDR Radio. I'll be playing some selections rough mixes (not so rough actually!) as my Christmas gift to the listeners, and speaking of Christmas...from inside San Francisco County Jail #8 "Pod E", a live recording of my trio's annual Christmas Prison Show with the great tenor saxophonist Larry Schneider & Ronnie Smith Jr. on drums along with myself on keys playing the Christmas classic: "Have Yourself a Merry Christmas". Every year I tell the ladies "And ya' better be good!" And from the Studio 1 NDR Sessions my original blues shuffle: No X-Cess Baggage Blues, some fine playing by Lutz on one of my favorite ballads: My One and Only Love and my theme song: "Late Rent". Special thanks to Knut Benzner of NDR Radio for co-producing these recordings now heard on KYOU Radio, 1550 on the AM Dial. Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com NDR SESSIONS Projekt
http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ndr-sessions-projekt/id154024761 Spotlight on Lou Colombo *LISTEN TO AUDIO: HammondCast 202 Pt 2 Spotlight on Lou Colombo KYOU Radio


HammondCast 202 KYOU Radio special edition with part 2 of recording from Wychmere Harbor Club when Jon played B3 organ on the Lou Colombo Band, the house band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA. First backing up a feature dance duo with cha cha and then Emily waltz, Saturday Night Fever followed by the chaser 'California Here I Come', then Summertime, Hello Dolly medley, Bossa nova medley Watch What Happens in to Wave and then a cooking "In The Mood" taking it home with Jon's "Lydia's Tune" and some of Sidewinder © http://www.HammondCast.com

*LISTEN TO AUDIO: HammondCast 201 KYOU Radio Spotlight on Lou Colombo Wychmere Harbor Club House Band



HammondCast 201 KYOU Radio, today Jon Hammond puts the spotlight on LOU COLOMBO trumpet player band leader originally from Brockton MA, Jon played organ with Lou for 2.5 years on the house band at the exclusive Wychmere Harbor Club and Thompson's Clam Bar in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA - a recently discovered recording from the bandstand with Lou Colombo, Jon Hammond on B3 organ, Frank Shea drums and 2 additional horns on a big Saturday night: "Meditation" medley with "Shadow of Your Smile", "Honeysuckle Rose", "Stars Fell On Alabama" medley with "Georgia", "How Deep Is Your Love", "Satin Doll" Jon's Journal, Sk1 organ, Jon Hammond, Radio, Podcast, iTunes, jazz, blues, Lou Colombo, Fort Myers, Harwich Port, Wychmere Harbor Club, Local 802, Musicians Union

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