Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Mikell's Jazz Club Gig 24 Years Ago 97th Street and Columbus Avenue Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Mikell's Jazz Club Gig 24 Years Ago 97th Street and Columbus Avenue Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men Jon's Archive http://archive.org/details/BernardPurdieDedicationToHisKidsLateRentCloserAtMikells Mikell's 760 Columbus Avenue NYC August 28, 1989 Bernard Purdie takes the microphone Then and Now / Now and Then - 3 of the original Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men - Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie - 24 years after this Mikell's gig August 28, 1989 - thanks Pat & Mike! Jon http://www.youtube.com/jonhammondband — at 760 Columbus Avenue New York City Bernard Purdie on Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men gig at Mikell's 24 years ago - August 28, 1989 Youtube http://youtu.be/B5qGwUgEyvM New York NY -- Flashback to August 1989 - Studio drummer Bernard Purdie takes the microphone on last set at Mikell's with Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men band to dedicate the performance to his children Phyllis and Anthony. Theme song for the long-running cable TV program The Jon Hammond Show "Late Rent" original composition with Jon Hammond at his 1959 B3 organ Bernard Purdie drums Chuggy Carter percussion Alex Foster alto saxophone Barry Finnerty guitar *Note: This historic clip is photographic proof that the actual location of Mikell's was 760 Columbus Avenue at 97th and not 808 Columbus as the current Whole Foods near the old location claims - JH — with Bernard Purdie and 2 others at 760 Columbus Avenue NYC Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/bernard-purdie-dedication-to-his-kids-late-rent-closer-at-mikell-s-6350855 The Jon Hammond Show on Times Square Mitsubishi Diamond Vision Screen Times Square NYC by TKTS at W. 47th St. and Broadway Mikell's, 760 Columbus Avenue, Jazz, Blues, Soul Music, Hammond B3 organ, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie, Studio Musicians, Local 802, Musicians Union Mikell's Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikell%27s Mikell's was a jazz club on the corner of 97th Street and Columbus Avenue, New York. Run by Mike Mikell[1] and Pat Mikell, from 1969 to 1991 it was a regular venue for New York's top studio and session musicians, who would turn up for jam sessions with major soul, funk and jazz artists visiting the city.[2] Paul Shaffer, bandleader for CBS's Late Show with David Letterman, called Mikell's "soul heaven".[2] Among the performers and bands associated with Mikell’s are Stuff, the alliance of studio musicians that played almost weekly at Mikell's in the 1970s.[2] Writer James Baldwin's brother David worked as a bartender at the club, thereby attracting patronage from Baldwin as well as other authors, including Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka and Maya Angelou. Stephane Grappelli, French jazz violinist who co-founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France, performed at Mikell's in the mid-1970s. The band Stuff, formed in 1974, was closely associated with Mikell's, playing there three nights a week until 1980, with jam sessions taking place with visiting soul, jazz and funk stars and singers such as Stevie Wonder and Joe Cocker. In early 1980, the club served for rehearsals for Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Big Band, which included Wynton Marsalis, and which would result in the live album Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Big Band - Live at Montreux and North Sea (1980).[3] Other artists appearing at the club in the 1980s included Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton and Mickey Roker (June 1983[4]), Paquito D'Rivera (January 1984[5]). Mikell's closed in 1991. *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: 802 Early Birds Monday Night Jazz Session HD 1080p Jon's Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammond802EarlyBirdsMondayNightJazzSessionHD1080p This video takes place in the Local 802 Musicians Union New York City with organist Jon Hammond and Richard Clements at the piano. Later joined on drums by Rudy Lawless. Traditional Monday night Jazz session, early birds warming up the bandstand in 802 Club Room. Early bird gets the worm...and the second mouse gets the cheese! http://www.HammondCast.com/ — at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/802-early-birds-monday-night-jazz-session-hd-6603712 Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXpkFBd2pSc 802 Early Birds Monday Night Jazz Session HD 1080p iReport CNN http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-988807 DailyMotion Motionmaker http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x10xkta_802-early-birds-monday-night-jazz-session-hd_music#.UbzgqOsd7EI organ, piano, early birds, standards, jazz session, local 802, musicians union, sk1, jon hammond, richard clements, rudy lawless *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: One Nighter in Louisville Kentucky Jon Hammond Band Plays Original Composition Six Year Itch Jon's Archive http://archive.org/details/JonHammondSixYearItchJonHammondBandinLouisvilleKentucky Written by Jon Hammond "Six Year Itch" after 6 years of being on the air with The Jon Hammond Show TV Show now in 28th year. 
One night only in Louisville Kentucky Live In The Jazz Factory Featuring 
Alex Budman tenor sax 
Ronnie Smith Jr. drums 
 John Bishop guitar 
Jon Hammond organ
 Thanks to all the folks who came out and packed the club for our one night in Louisville!
 Sincerely, Jon Hammond 
 ASCAP Publishing JON HAMMOND International Blip TV http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/six-year-itch-jon-hammond-band-in-louisville-kentucky-6307759 ENCORES: Louisville Kentucky Jazz Factory - JON HAMMOND Band Jazzin By Martin Z. Kasdan Jr. Last year San Francisco-based organist Jon Hammond joined his buddy, Louisville guitarist John Bishop, for a night at the Jazz Factory. Hammond has just released Late Rent, on Ham-Berger-Friz Records, available at http://www.cityhallrecords.com/artist/HAMMOND,%20JON.htm if you can't find it locally. In an e-mail to me, Hammond described this as "a record that took me 25 years to put together. The disc opens with "Late Rent," a loping swinger and is followed by "Pocket Funk," with a slightly Latin feel. "Late Rent" is reprised in a live take at the end of the CD. Lee Morgan's funky "The Sidewinder" is the only cover tune on the album, although, as Hammond acknowledges in his liner notes, "White Onions" is "a bluesy Hammond/Finnerty composition reminiscent of `Green Onions.'" In closing, happy holidaze to one and all. You can send greetings to me at mzkjr@yahoo.com Musikmesse 2013 Jon Hammond Celebrates 27 years Musikmesse Warm Up Party April 9 Dienstag Tuesday Night Jazzkeller Frankfurt and 60th Birthday Special Thanks Dankeschön Saray Pastanesi Bäckerei & Konditorei makes Jon Hammond's custom Chocolate Chocolate Cake Happy 60th Birthday Jon Hammond in Jazzkeller Frankfurt Musikmesse Warm Up Party ! Di. 09.04. "The FINGERS...are the SINGERS!" Musikmesse "Warm Up Party" Jon Hammond & Band Jon Hammond (aus New York City) - organ Joe Berger - guitar Tony Lakatos - saxophone Giovanni Gulino - drums Mr. Hammond has toured worldwide since 1991 using the incredible Sk1 organ by Hammond Suzuki..™ "Classic Hammond Sound...In A Suitcase!" The Jon Hammond Show is a funky swinging instrumental revue, featuring top international soloists. The show has universal appeal. Big Hammond orgel sound - 100% organic jonhammondband.com/music More Jon Hammond, klick: http://behindthebeat These great black and white photos of Jon Hammond Band were shot by the great photographer Joachim Hildebrand Musikmesse Warm Up Party - on the band: Tony Lakatos tenor sax, Giovanni Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ Youtube http://youtu.be/hozrJpHvV-4 Chocolate on Chocolate Cake Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt with Jon Hammond Band and special guests for this special occasion celebrating 25 years in Musikmesse. Special acknowledgement of Wilhelm P. "Charly" Hosenseidl R.I.P. who was the Director of Musikmesse years 1989-2008 now Directed by Wolfgang Luecke, special thanks to Messe Frankfurt Projekt and Presse Team Special Thanks to Thomas Eich TecAmp Fine Sounding 2 x 12 Neodymium Rig Powering Hammond Organ: Jon Hammond onstage at Jazzkeller Frankfurt
*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: James Wes Blues Jazzkeller Party Jon Hammond Band with special guest Lee Oskar http://archive.org/details/JamesWesBlues2012JazzkellerPartyJonHammondBandWithSpecialGuestLee
Blip TV: http://blip.tv/jon-hammond/james-wes-blues-2012-jazzkeller-party-jon-hammond-band-with-special-guest-lee-oskar-6066210
Jon Hammond's annual Musikmesse Warm Up Party in Jazzkeller Frankfurt the night before Musikmesse kicks off The Tradition Continues! 18th Year Musikmesse-Session - Wir Sehen Uns, ab 12 April Freitag Abend - Jon Hammond Band 21:00UHR - Jazzkeller-Hofheim - Joe Berger guitar Peter Klohmann tenor sax Totó Giovanni Gulino schlagzeug Jon Hammond orgel Youtube http://youtu.be/4JtoWjSFow0 WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond Band Little Wing http://archive.org/details/JazzkellerHofheimJonHammondBandLittleWing Jon Hammond's annual Musikmesse-Session in Jazzkeller Hofheim, here paying tribute to Jimi Hendrix covering Little Wing with Joe Berger guitar, Giovanni Gulino drums, Peter Klohmann tenor sax, Jon Hammond on Sk1 Hammond organ *Note: When Jon Hammond was younger playing electric accordion he was known as The Jimi Hendrix of The Accordion, see image 1971 age 18 http://www.accordionradio.com *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond unveiling Sk1 Downloaded 252 times http://archive.org/details/JonHammondJonHammondFirstRoadTestSk1PocketFunk Jon Hammond - Arriving for gig Jazzkeller Hofheim Youtube http://youtu.be/vp7pNTp6seo Jon Hammond Band Unveling and First Road Test of Sk1 combo organ Pocket Funk 1,759 Jon Hammond Band playing original composition "POCKET FUNK" Joe Berger - guitar Peter Klohmann - tenor sax Giovanni Gulino - drums Jon Hammond - Sk1 Hammond Suzuki stage keyboard weighs only 15 lbs. as opposed to 425 lbs.= B3 Organ — at Jazzkeller Hofheim Jon Hammond: Waterproof Hammond Organ and Lucky Frog Umbrella Glasgow Scotland Prestwick Airport PIK -- R.I.P. The Highlander Highland Express Airlines - Jon Hammond Youtube http://youtu.be/IlBtkj25nNo 15,192 Special thanks to First Officer and part owner Tony May and the Crew of this elegant bird the HIGHLANDER of HIGHLAND EXPRESS... — at Glasgow Prestwick Airport Hamburg St. Pauli -- I'm not sure exactly why the proprietors of the famous Feldkeller presented me with this framed photo right off their wall of my friend Pico from the old Star Club - it hangs on my wall now, Jon Hammond — at Feldkeller Bei Kitty Und Heini Pico and Jon Hammond in front of Star Club sign for the Pico Schauspiel Musical at Delphi Music Theater - great show with live music from The Rattles and Jon Hammond Band after show music — with The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, The Everly Brothers, Little Richard and Bo Diddley "One More Thing" -- Turn up the microphone! Jon Hammond Jon Hammond with Tony the Door Man and Oscar Meyers - Boom Boom Room *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Flashback Video Then and Now Jon's Journal Worldwide HammondCast Jon's Archive 1989 Indigo Blues Opener http://archive.org/details/JonHammondAndBernardPurdieTakingYouBackToYear1989IndigoBlues Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Bernard Purdie - then and now As seen on the long-running NYC cable TV show The Jon Hammond Show - Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men December 12, 1989 In Indigo Blues Club which was partly owned by Miles Davis at the time. Downstairs in The Hotel Edison 221 West 46th Street New York City Here on Jon's band kicking it off are Alex Foster tenor saxophone Jack Wilkins guitar Bernard Purdie drums Jon Hammond at the B3 Organ Camera by Joe Berger http://www.HammondCast.com L to R: Joey Morant, Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert for James "Jimmy" Allen Smith Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSP3k6XVYwE Bob Held the great sound man / live mixer Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert for James "Jimmy" Allen Smith - Jon Hammond — at 78 Below L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gorden Edwards - Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert for James "Jimmy" Allen Smith - Jon Hammond Model 826B art deco, one of my favorite table radios in my small collection of ancient tube radios (1955, I was 2 years old when it was first introduced by Emerson) - this one wakes me up in the morning with news every 10 minutes and starts up the coffee percolator, love it and it's hella' stylish! - JH http://www.kyouradio.org/news2.html Jon Hammond's Journal to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster - Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert for James "Jimmy" Allen Smith - Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster and Mick Gaffney at 78 Below Alex Foster and Gordon Edwards - Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert for James "Jimmy" Allen Smith - Jon Hammond — with Alex Foster at 78 Below L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Joey Morant, Gordon Edwards - Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert for James "Jimmy" Allen Smith L to R: Mick Gaffney, Alex Foster, Gordon Edwards, Joey Morant, Sel Wheeler, Mrs. Crosby keyboard vocals - Last night at 78 Below NYC Fundraiser Concert for James "Jimmy" Allen Smith - Jon Hammond

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