Saturday, August 22, 2015

Mikell's NYC Film From Jon Hammond July 28, 1989

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Mikell's NYC Film From Jon Hammond July 28, 1989 Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/MikellsNYCFilmFromJonHammondJuly281989 CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1265622 Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10152973289267102/?l=6498709079863503350 Vimeo https://vimeo.com/137020691 Youtube https://youtu.be/zzmBotoVsiw by Jon Hammnd Published August 21, 2015 Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Topics Mikell's Jazz Club, Studio Musicians, Bernard Purdie, Barry Finnerty, Alex Foster, Jon Hammond, Late Rent, Cable TV Show, #HammondOrgan Local 802, AFM Local 6 July 28, 1989 a little over 26 years since Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men played this gig at good old Mikell's (Pat Mikell) at 760 Columbus Avenue - Bernard Purdie's kids Phyllis and Anthony came to the gig after they heard the gig advertised on WRVR - I broke out my 1959 Hammond B3 organ and Barry Finnerty still had his 1959 Les Paul guitar then, Alex Foster tenor and Leslie J. Carter / Chuggy Carter percussion - I just found some more filmage of the gig actually, Jon Hammond - thanks to Joe Berger for operating my Panasonic camera http://www.HammondCast.com - Jon Hammond - Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM / AFM Local 6 Producer Jon Hammnd Audio/Visual sound, color Language English Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/RosesForTIniFranziLaJazzOMVWalkOnWildSide by Jon Hammond Published August 11, 2015 Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Topics Roses, Tini, Franzi, Landesjugendorchester, Rostock, Klostergarten, Organ Meets Bigband, Jazz, Orchestra, Saxophones, Trumpets, Trombones, Tuba, #HammondOrgan #WildSide #MichaelLeuschner (FULL HIGH DEFINITION VERSION) Film Rostock Germany -- "Roses for Tini & Franzi LaJazzO MV Walk on The Wild Side" - Very special finale concert film from the program "Organ Meets Bigband" in the famous Klostergarten. Fantastic young jazz orchestra Landesjugendjazzorchester Mecklenburg Vorpommern led by Michael Leuschner, presents the musicians and roses in appreciation to the very special ladies behind the scenes Team Projektleitung: Christine Tini Unger & Franziska Maczkowicz aka Tini and Franzi - Jon Hammond as guest artist reprising Walk On The WIld Side, the last recorded concert of Jimmy Smith with The NDR Big Band fantastic arrangement by the late great Steve Gray rehearsed and played meticulously by these fine young musicians under the leadership of NDR Trumpeter Michael Leuschner - enjoy the film and music folks! Sincerely, Jon Hammond http://www.HammondCast.com Producer Jon Hammond Audio/Visual sound, color Language German Youtube https://youtu.be/wv16mcjBmtQ CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1263544 Facebook Video https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/vb.133709526657853/1107469502615179/?type=3&theater Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/6842260613 by Jon Hammond Published June 5, 2015 Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Topics Video by Lori, Late Rent (Music), Jon Hammond Show, MNN TV, #HammondOrgan ASCAP Composer, Musicians Union, Local 802, Local 6, Public Access TV, 32nd year Jon Hammond Show Preview 06/13 MNN TV Ch 1 - Original Music, Travel and Soft News - beginning with Jon Hammond classic theme song Late Rent with video by Lori *Note: Every frame is heavily embedded with i.d. information and copyright protected ©JON HAMMOND International - next Bernard Purdie plays Jon Hammond's original Pocket Funk with Jon Hammond Band with Koei Tanaka harmonica, Joe Berger guitar, Alex Budman tenor, Bernard Purdie drums, Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ onstage at NAMM Anaheim CA. Next Hoodman and then Scott Cooper flies in vintage NAB movie production. Next Jon Hammond's composition Lydia's Tune played in Hamburg Germany with the NDR Horns - Michael Leuschner trumpet, Fiete Felsch alto, Lutz B├╝chner tenor, Heinz Lichius drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ and covering bass. Outtake to Jon's theme song Late Rent with images of Jon Hammond Show moments, now in 32nd year on New York Cable every Friday night late (Sat. morning) 1:30AM on MNN TV Channel 1 http://www.HammondCast.com Producer Jon Hammond Language English laterent Jon's archive https://archive.org/details/AlJazzbeauxCollinsMovieWithJonHammondKCSMJazz91Ver2.0 Youtube https://youtu.be/gYwQvlL8Wmc by Jon Hammond Published June 18, 2015 Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Topics Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Documentary, Jon Hammond, Movie, Jazz 91, Mississippi Mud, Jazzbo Collins, WNEW 1130 AM, Jazz Radio, #HammondOrgan The late great radio and TV broadcaster personality Al Jazzbeaux Collins in the studios of KCSM Jazz 91 with organist Jon Hammond - aka Al Jazzbo Collins, one of the greatest and most definitely coolest broadcasters who ever lived. *Note: I dearly miss Jazzbeaux, he was a huge inspiration to me personally. He broke out my music on the air back in New York on WNEW 1130AM huge powerful door he opened for me, we had a lot of fun together on both coasts - he introduced me to folks like Lionel Hampton, David Panama Francis, Lew Anderson band leader and Clarabell the Clown from It's Howdy Doody Time! TV Show, Joe Bushkin pianist, and his Family the Collins Family - he knew every door man garbage man and taxi drivers on the street - rest in peace Albert! sincerely, Jon Hammond *including a clip from Live performance in Horizons Sausalito with funky James Preston drums on Jon Hammond Band https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_%22Jazzbo%22_Collins Albert Richard "Jazzbo" Collins (born January 4, 1919, Rochester, New York[1] — d. September 30, 1997, Marin County, California) was an American disc jockey, radio personality and recording artist who was briefly the host of NBC television's Tonight show in 1957. The name "Jazzbo" derived from a product Collins had seen, a clip-on bowtie named Jazzbows. Just as Martin Block created the illusion that he was speaking from the Make Believe Ballroom, Collins claimed to be broadcasting from his inner sanctum, a place known as the Purple Grotto, an imaginary setting suggested by radio station WNEW's interior design, as Collins explained: I started my broadcast in Studio One which was painted all kinds of tints and shades of purple on huge polycylindricals which were vertically placed around the walls of the room to deflect the sound. It just happened to be that way. And with the turntables and desk and console and the lights turned down low, it had a very cavelike appearance to my imagination. So I got on the air, and the first thing I said was, "Hi, it's Jazzbo in the Purple Grotto." You never know where your thoughts are coming from, but the way it came out was that I was in a grotto, in this atmosphere with stalagtites and a lake and no telephones. I was using Nat Cole underneath me with "Easy Listening Blues" playing piano in the background. Collins grew up on Long Island, New York. In 1941, while attending the University of Miami in Florida, he substituted as the announcer on his English teacher's campus radio program, and decided he wanted to be in radio. He began his professional career as the disc jockey at a bluegrass station in Logan, West Virginia. By 1943, Collins was broadcasting at WKPA in Pittsburgh, moving in 1945 to WIND in Chicago and in 1946 to Salt Lake City's KNAK. In 1950, he relocated to New York where he joined the staff of WNEW and became one of the "communicators" on NBC's Monitor when it began in 1955. Two years later, NBC-TV installed him for five weeks as the host of the Tonight show when it was known as Tonight! America After Dark in the period between hosts Steve Allen and Jack Paar.[2] In 1957, Collins appeared, as himself, as the star of an episode of NBC radio's science fiction radio series X Minus One. He also hung out with the beatnik hipsters in North Beach during that time. In 1959, he was with KSFO in San Francisco. While at KSFO he would often say that he was broadcasting "from the purpleness of the Grotto". He often mentioned his assistant "Harrison, the long-tailed purple Tasmanian owl". During the 1960s, he was the host of Jazz for the Asking (VOA), and he worked with several Los Angeles stations during the late 1960s: KMET (1966), KFI (1967) and KGBS (1968). He officially changed the spelling of his name to Jazzbeaux when he went to Pittsburgh's WTAE in 1969. He moved to WIXZ in Pittsburgh (1973) before heading back to the West Coast three years later. While in Pittsburgh, he briefly hosted a late night television show entitled "Jazzbeauxz (he spelled the possessive with a 'z.') Rehearsal". The show had nothing to do with any actual rehearsal, and was entirely an eclectic sampling of anything that caught Collins' interest at the time. One of those "interests" was a long-running hard-boiled-egg spinning contest. He conducted the program from a barber chair, as he had on a previous TV show. In the early 1960s Collins hosted a morning TV program, "The Al Collins Show," that aired on KGO-TV in San Francisco (the ABC affiliate). The format included light talk and guest appearances. The guest lineup typically included local or state-wide celebrities, and B-list actors, such as Moe Howard of The Three Stooges. A popular segment on his show was the "no stinkin' badges" routine. Al would politely request the main guest for that day don a Mexican bandit costume, complete with ammo belts crossing the chest, six-guns in holsters, a huge sombrero and large fake mustache. The guest then had to pose in front of cameras and for the TV audience. With pistols pointing at the camera lens the guest had to say (with emphasis) "I don't got to show you no stinkin' badges." If the guest did not say it with sufficient sinister tone Collins made him or her repeat it until in Al's opinion the guest got it right. Collins' bit was a play on a famous exchange in the 1948 film The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. In one scene some obviously very bad bandidos try to pass themselves off to Bogart as federales (police). Humphrey Bogart's character knows they are not federales but nevertheless asks to see some badges. The bandito-in-charge responds "Badges?! I don't got no badges. We don't need no badges! I don't have to show you any stinkin' badge." Collins reduced the guest bandit's lines to the single phrase so it was easy for the guest to recite. In 1976 Al Collins returned to San Francisco working at KMPX, followed by a three-year all-night run at KGO which drew callers throughout the West Coast. He always opened with Count Basie's "Blues in Hoss flat". He also worked a late night shift at KKIS AM in Pittsburg, CA in 1980. After returning to New York and WNEW (1981), he was back in San Francisco at KSFO (1983) and KFRC (1986). Then came one more run at WNEW (1986–90), and then he joined KAPX (Marin County, California) in 1990, and from 1993 until his death, Jazzbeaux did a weekly jazz show at KCSM (College of San Mateo, California). He died on September 30, 1997, at the age of 78, from pancreatic cancer. — with Al "Jazzbo" Collins, Al "Jazzbo" Collins and James Preston at KCSM Jazz 91 CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1250843 Dailymotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2ujdip_al-jazzbeaux-collins-movie-with-jon-hammond-kcsm-jazz-91_music Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband/videos/vb.133709526657853/1076061095756020/?type=3&theater Jon's archive from 2014 Nashville Summer NAMM https://archive.org/details/LateRentThemeSongAcousticNationStage Youtube https://youtu.be/4jTXzicbPiY NAMM Details Page https://www.namm.org/summer/2015/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit Jon Hammond Funk Unit First time on the band: Cord Martin tenor sax!: Artist Info Joe Berger: Guitar Roland Barber: Trombone Louis Flip Winfield: Percussion Evan Cobb: Tenor Saxophone Jon Hammond: Organ Cord Martin : Tenor Saxophone Genre: Jazz Website: http://www.jonhammondband.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/jonhammondband Artist Bio: JON HAMMOND Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974, City College San Francisco Languages: English, German Jon is closely identified with the two main products of his career, the Excelsior Accordion and the Hammond Organ. Musician: Jon Hammond is one of the premier B3 PLAYERS in the world. Jon has played professionally since age 12. Beginning as a solo accordionist, he later played Hammond B3 organ in a number of important San Francisco bands. His all original group HADES opened shows for Tower of Power, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Michael Bloomfield. Eddie Money and Barry Finnerty became musical associates. Moving East he attended Berklee College of Music and played venues as diverse as Boston's "Combat Zone" in the striptease clubs during the '70's and the exclusive Wychmere Harbor Club in Cape Cod, where he was house organist with the late great trumpet player Lou Colombo and developed a lasting friendship with House Speaker Tip O'Neill. He also toured the Northeast and Canada with the successful show revue "Easy Living", and continued his appearances at nightclubs in Boston and New York. Subsequently Hammond lived and traveled in Europe, where he has an enthusiastic following. TV/Video Producer: In 1981 Jon formed BackBeat Productions. Assisted by Lori Friedman (Video by LORI), the innovative TV show "The Jon Hammond Show" became a Manhattan Cable TV favorite. Jon's "Live on the street" video style included news events, as well as live music/video clips of Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Butterfield, Jaco Pastorius, John Entwistle, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Sledge and many others. The weekly show is now in it's 30th year and has influenced the broadcasts of David Letterman and others. Billboard Magazine hailed Jon's show as "The Alternative to MTV". LINK http://youtu.be/7TApELTO1XI Head Phone July 28 1989, Jazz Club, Cable Access TV Show, Jon Hammond #Mikell's #PatMikell #HammondOrgan #BernardPurdie Local 802, Musicians Union

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