Musikmesse 2011 and Germany Tour Jon Hammond Band
Celebrating 25 Years Musikmesse 5 April 2011 Jazzkeller Frankfurt Party and Concert
Annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt hosted by Jon Hammond Band will be
celebrating 25 consecutive years performing in the International Musikmesse which is the biggest
event in the music lights and sound Industry.
Jon Hammond is very proud to announce the line up
and happy to return again to the world famous stage of Jazzkeller Frankfurt, the oldest jazz
club in all of Germany. Joe Berger guitar and Jon Hammond organ are both from USA, known
affectionately to their music friends as Ham-Berger (we're on a roll! Jon and Joe often say)
long-time associates and a fixture at many trade shows, as seen on the long-running NYC based
TV show "The Jon Hammond Show" now in 27th year.
Tony Lakatos the great Hungarian tenor sax star from Budapest, from the famous Lakatos Family of
Hungarian Gypsy music tradition going back generations. Tony is a lifetime member of the HR
Hessischer Rundfunk Radio Big Band and currently playing with Herbie Hancock. Tony is an artist
endorsee for P. Mauriat saxophones. Jon Hammond is extremely happy Tony will be rejoining the
band in Jazzkeller, along with another long-time musical associate, Giovanni Gulino drums from
Sicily Italy. Giovanni has been the house drummer for many years in Jazzkeller Frankfurt and
Jazz Kneipe, he also comes from a family of musicians, his brother Sandro is an outstanding
bass player. 20 years ago Jon was introduced to Tony and Giovanni by Regina Snilovic the owner
of the Jazz Kneipe, which is now closed, but formerly presented live music 7 nights a week.
Tony, Giovanni and Jon were often the house band, by Jon played 207 gigs there with the boys,
often joined by other well known musicians in the after hours, including:
Attila Cornelius Zoller (June 13, 1927 – January 25, 1998) Jazz guitarist from Visegrád, Hungary