Monday, January 23, 2012

Breaking News NAMM President/CEO Joe Lamond Says 95,000 Attendance Broken 3rd Day of 4 Winter NAMM 2012 Jon Hammond Reporting

Breaking News NAMM President/CEO Joe Lamond Says 95,000 Attendance Broken 3rd Day of 4 Day Winter NAMM 2012 Jon Hammond Reporting Joe Power!: Joe Testa Director of Artist Relations and Joe Lamond at Vic Firth Stand - photo by Jon Hammond
Jon Hammond spoke with Joe Lamond just before closing of 4th and final day of Winter NAMM 2012, noting that attendance was very strong, Joe Lamond said: "Yesterday (day 3) we broke 95,000 attendance." One can assume that the final attendance tally including Day 4 will be well over the 100,000 mark - Jon Hammond HammondCast Joe Lamond hosting NAMM Breakfast of Champions Day 1 with very special guests!
Jon Hammond reporting from 2012 NAMM Show and playing
NAMM’s Director of International Affairs Betty Heywood with Jon Hammond Day 1 Winter NAMM 2012
Managing Director Suzuki Musical Instruments Mr. Waichiro 'Tachi' Tachikawa with Jon Hammond
Michael Biwer Director of Prolight + Sound, Veronica from Messe Frankfurt Hollywood and Jon Hammond, next stop: Moscow! May 16-19 World's First Moscow NAMM Musikmesse
Mr. Shuji Suzuki - Suzuki Musical Instruments Company and Jon Hammond
L to R: Joe Berger, Koei Tanaka, Jon Hammond - special Sunday Morning Blues Session - January 22, 2012 Winter NAMM Hammond Stand
Jon Hammond traveling the world with his Hammond Sk1 Combo Organ most powerful keyboard incredibly compact and tough!
Stephen Fortner Editor Keyboard Magazine and Jon Hammond - Winter NAMM 2012
Jon Hammond and drummer Bernard Purdie - Winter NAMM 2012
Kicking off Day 3 Jon Hammond NAMM 2012 http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150469698917102.359184.558692101&type=3&l=0ba55c651f

We meet again 20 years later in NAMM 2012! Michel Lag & Jon Hammond
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150471587822102&set=a.10150469698917102.359184.558692101
Michel Lag - Master Luthier of Algam Music & Sound in France who makes an appearance in Jon Hammond's movie "Sound Cops" on AFN Profile TV Show which Jon did in Cooperation with AFN Radio TV 20 years ago: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttx6l87Gtow
Musician Jon Hammond on AFN Europe TV Show PROFILE, Musikmesse Special. Jon worked together with AFN's SSgt Albert Viera and SSG Terry Anderson to create this special entitled "Sound Cops" with very entertaining cameo appearances by Joe Berger (guitar) Michael Maier Falkenstein (Hammond organ with Jon) and the 2 Sound Polizei 'Noise Control' guys "Lorenzo" and his partner, busted for Electric Guitar Rocking!
You will find this story very enjoyable! Special thanks to AFN Europe and Musikmesse Frankfurt


*Note: Tomorrow shortly after 10AM I will be playing with the great Suzuki Harmonica Artist Koei Tanaka from Tokyo, his first appearance at NAMM Show in Suzuki Hammond stand 5100 with Joe Berger guitar, myself Jon Hammond on Hammond Sk1 combo organ - we will play a Blues session and the classic "Mercy Mercy", come welcome Koei Tanaka folks! *we played together in Hamamatsu Japan at Suzuki Hall 2 years ago. Jon Hammond and Koei Tanaka
*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:

http://ia700204.us.archive.org/10/items/JonHammondSuzukiWorldHeadquartersInHouseConcertJonHammondPt3of3/SuzukiHeadquarterPart3of3.m4v

Suzuki Concert Part 3 of 3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Uok7LV6OZk

Last Day 4 NAMM 2012 Jon Hammond Kicking it off soon, some pictures from yesterday Day 3: Jon Hammond with Bernard Purdie and first timers to NAMM - Tambuzi Carroll of EastBay Jazz Workshop and his brother Thomas, Tam drove all the way down from Berkeley: L to R: Tambuzi, Thomas, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie
2 years ago I played a midnight showcase show with Bernard Purdie at NAMM in the Hilton Lobby - Pocket Funk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afTagFhYOCo Pocket Funk Bernard Purdie and Friends NAMM + Flash Back 1989 For Flash Back 1989 Mikell's Pocket Funk Video: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2831189635144040422&hl=en# Pocket Funk LIVE JON HAMMOND Band w/BERNARD PURDIE at Mikell's NYC *Note: Listen to the crowd of mostly musicians actually roar after Joe Berger's guitar solo! - JH - Hilton Hotel Lobby Pocket Funk by Jon Hammond © JH INTL ASCAP Yesterday started out with heavy rain, check out my new smiling frog umbrella with ears...ready to go to show with Sk1 Hammond organ
Ran in to my friend SureWill who is really going places on the Smooth Jazz charts playing with people like Dave Koz, go SureWill!
Jon Hammond with Michael Biwer from Frankfurt Musikmesse!
Jon Hammond with David Mash, Vice President for Technology and Education Outreach at Berklee College of Music
Jon Hammond and Paul Pesco
To photo album will be revised http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150469698917102.359184.558692101&type=3&l=0ba55c651f Sk1, Sk2, Combo organ, super light, Funky Drums, Paul Pesco, Pocket Funk, Sk1 Hammond, Smiling Frog Umbrella, Suzuki, Winter NAMM Bernard Purdie and Friends Midnight Showcase Winter NAMM Hilton Hotel Anaheim Special Long Play Video 38:51 *LINK: http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/bernard-purdie-and-friends-midnight-showcase-winter-namm-2010-hilton-hotel-anaheim-special-long-play-video-38-51-3600386 Bernard Purdie and Friends Midnight Showcase Winter NAMM 2010 Hilton Hotel Anaheim Special Long Play Video 38:51 http://gallery.me.com/jonhammondband#101185 Soulcatcher Blues: Tim Hern gtr. vocals, Mahlon Hawk bs. vocals, Leslie Gray gtr. vocals Jon Hammond XK-1 Organ (and bass on Pocket Funk) Special Guest: Joe Berger guitar Vibes: Jason "Malletman" Taylor Tenor saxes: Dan Puccio, Shea Marshall Trumpet: Winston Byrd Drums: Bernard "Pretty" Purdie aka "The Hit Maker" *Note: Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond and Joe Berger are members of Local 802 Musicians Union Video Camera: Jennifer © http://www.HammondCast.com 1. "It's Probably Me" - Soulcatcher Blues 2. "Standing on Shaky Ground" Soulcatcher Blues 3. "Big Boss Man" Soulcatcher, Leslie Gray Feature 4. "Pocket Funk" Jon Hammond Intl. ASCAP *Joe Berger guitar feature *don't leave a kleenex in your pocket when you do the laundry! Special Thanks: NAMM.org, Hilton Hotel Anaheim Convention Center, Hammond Suzuki, Denny Mack & Co. Audio Mix Raquel Romero F&B, Executive Chef Fred Mensinga, Special Long Play Video by Jennifer Bernard Purdie http://www.bernardpurdie.com Soulcatcher Blues http://www.myspace.com/soulcatcherblues Jon Hammond http://www.jonhammondband.com Jason "Malletman" Taylor Jon Hammond at XK-1 Hammond organ, Bernard Pretty Purdie drums, Tim Hern guitar, Winston Byrd trumpet, photo by Bernie Horns: Winston Byrd trumpet, Shea Marshall tenor, Joe Berger guitar, Leslie Gray guitar, Bernard Pretty Purdie drums, Tim Hern guitar, Mahlon Hawk bass, Jon Hammond XK-1 organ, photo by Bernie Jason Taylor aka Mallet Man vibes, Leslie Gray guitar, Winston Byrd trumpet, Tim Hern guitar, Bernard Pretty Purdie drums, Jon Hammond XK-1 organ, photo by Bernie Capicchiano Bernard Pretty Purdie and Friends mixed by Denny Mack photo by Bernie Capicchiano http://vimeo.com/11549268

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