Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Press Preview NAMM John Mayer Plays 00-45SC Martin Guitar HammondCast Sk1

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Press Preview NAMM John Mayer Plays 00-45SC Martin Guitar HammondCast Sk1 HammondCast
John Mayer playing the Martin 00-45SC as C.F. Martin & Co.'s Dick Boak looks on - photo by Jon Hammond
L to R: Dick Boak, Joe Lamond, John Mayer, Kevin Cranley - photo by Jon Hammond
Lots of Cameras!
John Mayer holding Martin 00-45SC with Dick Boak from C.F. Martin & Co. Guitars NAMM 2012 Press Preview HammondCast - John Mayer plays his new Stagecoach special edition "Cowboy Guitar" model 00-45SC (only 25 built) by C.F. Martin & Co. Guitars covered by Jon Hammond special thanks Jeanne O'Keefe The Lippin Group, Dick Boak C.F. Martin & Co. Guitars. Jon Hammond's 26th NAMM Show session with special friends at stand 5100 Hammond Suzuki - first time NAMM'er Koei Tanaka harmonica, Jon's long-time music partner Joe Berger guitar and drummer (Music Director of John Legend) Swiss Chris playing his brushes and signature Vic Firth drumsticks on practice pad only in respect to sound control. Also SCOTT MAY vocals resurrecting lyrics of Illinois band The Buckinghams (1967 release). NAMM President / CEO Joe Lamond and Vice Chairman Kevin Cranley appear in one of Jon's shots at Press coverage, many cameras! Jon plays the all new Sk1 Hammond organ here on a funky soulful tune written by Joe Zawinul "Mercy Mercy" enjoy folks! Jon Hammond *note about Jon Hammond host of HammondCast from NAMM Archives: "Jon Hammond has successfully created a career based on his musical talents and his passion for the music industry! As a musician Jon has performed with many legendary players and as a clinician and product artist he has introduced many innovative products to music stores and their customers over the last 30 plus years. Jon is closely identified with the two main products of his career, the Excelsior Accordion and the Digital B3 Organ." " The 00-45SC The John Mayer Stagecoach Edition A Traditional But Exquisite 12-fret Grand Concert In Beautiful Cocobolo " " In collaboration with seven-time Grammy Award winner John Mayer, C. F. Martin & Co. is pleased to introduce a very special premium guitar – the 00-45SC John Mayer Stagecoach Edition – limited to just 25 instruments. " Dick Boak, John Mayer, Jeanne M. O'Keefe, Joe Lamond, C.F. Martin & Co. Sk1, Sk2, Hammond, Suzuki, Koei Tanaka, Swiss Chris, NAMM, Press Preview, Music, Organ, Jazz, Blues Media Contacts: Louise O'Brien DKC for Martin Guitar Amani Duncan Director, Promotional Marketing C. F. Martin & Co. Press Preview Exhibiting companies included Andy Graham Productions, C. F. Martin & Co., Inc., D&H Guitars, Dube, Farmer Musical Instruments, IK Multimedia, Magma Music Molecules Drums Company, Nektar, Numark/Alesis, Ovistrings Music Company, Peavey Electronics Corp., PocketStrings, Porter & Davies, RockStar Pyro, Taylor Guitars, TC Group Americas, Wi Digital Systems, Yamaha, Z-STIK Jon Power for Hammond Suzuki - Jon Lord and Jon Hammond
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 Pocket Funk Bernard Purdie and Friends NAMM + Flash Back 1989 For Flash Back 1989 Mikell's Pocket Funk Video: 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 Blues, C.F. Martin Co. Sk1, Dick Boak, Hammond, Jazz, Jeanne M. O'Keefe, Joe Lamond, John Mayer, Koei Tanaka, Music, NAMM, Organ, Press Preview, SK2, Suzuki, swiss chris Kicking off Day 3 Jon Hammond NAMM 2012

We meet again 20 years later in NAMM 2012! Michel Lag & Jon Hammond
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:
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

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

Suzuki Concert Part 3 of 3:

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