Saturday, December 21, 2013

Jon Hammond Journal Chico and Chicken Local 802 Holiday Parties etc

Chico: (Chico Hamilton) here teaching in The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Program: guitarist Josh Olken in Chico Hamilton's ensemble class *LISTEN TO AUDIO: Chico Hamilton Interview With Jon Hammond Sadly announcing that Chico Hamilton has just died folks - here he is on my radio program, thanks for all the music and great interview Chico! https://archive.org/details/JonHammondChicoHamiltononHammondCastKYOURadio - sincerely, Jon Hammond Rest In Peace Chico Hamilton - here he is in a great photo I shot with 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 *from Jon's Journal - Jon Hammond Band http://kernelpanichammondcast.blogspot.com/2012/11/hammondcast-10-jons-journal-december-1.html — with Clark Terry, Nancy Wilson, Frank Foster Music, Ron Carter, Chick Corea, Barry Harris, James Moody, Ray Barreto, Tony Bennett, Chico Hamilton, Paquito D'Rivera, McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes, Freddie Hubbard, Slide Hampton and Nat Hentoff at Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers — with Chico Hamilton Jon Hammond Jon Hammond: Here's Chico Hamilton in a photo I shot a few years ago with Anita O'Day, Dr. Billy Taylor, Horace Silver, Ron Carter, Dave Baker, Gerald Wilson, Jimmy Heath .. JH Drummer, Bandleader, NEA Jazz Master Award Recipient CHICO HAMILTON on HammondCast KYOU Radio, excerpted from interview by Jon Hammond, organist and host of HammondCast http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chico_Hamilton Chico Hamilton (born Foreststorn Hamilton, September 20, 1921), is an American jazz drummer and bandleader. Chicken: Golden Chicken & Ribs Grand Reopening at New Location on Ninth Avenue, main man Marco Grand Reopening of Golden Chicken & Ribs - now serving Mexican Breakfast from 6AM daily folks! - Jon Hammond Main man Marco - the hardest working man in the chicken business: Big congratulations and welcome back to the neighborhood - main man Marco and Golden Chicken & Ribs in their brand-new location, good friends of Jon Hammond Band Band! New Location: 533 9th Avenue beteen 39th and 40th St. New York, NY 10018 - take out delivery like they're standing right outside your door, delicious food. Marco is the hardest working man in the Chicken business. I used to tell him, "Marco when it rains it pours Cats and Dogs...but when it snows, it's snowing Chickens!" - lots of delivery calls when it rains and snows - they just reopened after a 2 year absence 3 days ago, congratulations Marco and Golden Chicken Team! Sincerely, Jon Hammond & Band *Note: There will be a full bar as soon as the liquor license is granted - Marco and his boys worked on the place night and day for 3 months, it looks great and big TV's up on the wall - and music planned in future folks! — at Golden Chicken & Ribs It's Party Time at Big Mike's Cupcake Cafe on Ninth Avenue, when Mike parties he doesn't mess around! Best Baker in New York City - he makes the Cakes for the Stars folks - my good timing luck to come by and see him tonight! Support Cupcake Café, a neighborhood treasure and good long-time friend to Jon Hammond Band - years ago I had a gig coming up and I was going around the neighborhood putting up fliers - Mike saw my fliers and right away he offered to put one up right front and center in window of his shop - we've been good friends ever since. The great Jazz Photographer Elmar Lemes says Mike makes the BEST Coffee, and he come all the way from Munich (München) and goes directly to Mike's Cupcake Cafe - right on Mike...and great to hear your daughter is in town, big Happy Holidays to Mike and his team of Bakers! Sincerely, Jon Hammond Jazz Foundation Holiday Party Local 802 - Jon Hammond — with Reuben Wilson at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM. Arriving at Local 802 yesterday with my organ - Jazz Foundation of America Holiday Party pics by Jon Hammond at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM — at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM Wendy Oxenhorn and Rudy Lawless, Billy Kaye - Jazz Foundation of America - Jon Hammond Rudy Lawless and Jon Hammond at the microphone and drums onstage Local 802 Club Room Reynold Zeke Mullins and Reuben Wilson - Jon Hammond photo Zeke Mullins looking and sounding real good on piano the other night at JFA Holiday Party in Local 802 Club Room - Jon Hammond *Link for Reynold Zeke Mullins' birthday party pics http://www.jonhammondband.com/blog.html/local_802_birthday_party_for_reynold_zeke_mullins_pics_from_jon_hammond/ I believe Zeke is about 89 years old now - JH — at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM I got a haircut today, ready for The NAMM Show! Only 35 days to go - just came from the Local 802 Musicians Union Holiday Party, saw a lot of great musician friends, and a few were missing sadly also - Jon Hammond — at Manhattan, New York Tony Lakatos wooow….looking good Jon ! if I w'd be a woman…. December 18 at 6:36pm Jay Dittamo Looking snappy!! December 18 at 6:48pm via mobile Jon Hammond Thanks Tony & Jay! With both of you cats we could hit right now! all the best from Manhattan, hope to see you in Anaheim, happy healthy holidays & New Years 2014! in a minute, Jon December 18 at 6:52pm Neil Rapaport Com'on Brother… it's not too late to let your freak flag fly (again). I know this as fact. Not that theres anything wrong with that. December 18 at 11:58pm Joe Cangelosi Sr. Ha jon thanks for taking all those great pictures L to R: Joe Berger, Brian Brake (great drummer!), Jon Hammond - thanks for introducing me to Brian Joe! - Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM Holiday Party — with Joe Berger and Jon Hammond at Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM Jean Bach and Jon Hammond - Great Day in Harlem Producer Local 802, Musicians Union, Jazz Foundation of America, Holiday Party, Golden Chicken Ribs, Jon Hammond, Etc, Jean Bach, Soul Music

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