Thursday, March 2, 2017

Jon Hammond: When I went to Berklee in 1973 it was more like boot camp - we had blackboards and broken Kawai pianos with cigarette burns

Jon Hammond: When I went to Berklee in 1973 it was more like boot camp - we had blackboards and broken Kawai pianos with cigarette burns What happened to the Hammond B3 played by Jimmy Smith shown in the catalogue? It was a rental, there were no organs there at the school, it was a bust! Back on Boylston Street - Berklee Had No Hammond Organs When I was a Student, but now they do! Interview Boston MA -- Back on Boylston Street - Return of The Student to Berklee College of Music more than 40 years later folks - Jon Hammond #TBT #BERKLEE #WATCHMOVIE HERE: Return Of The Student Jon Hammond Visit With Tony Germain Jon's archive Jon Hammond visit with his piano teacher Tony Germain: "So good to see my piano teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years later from the first day we met on Scheduling Day 1973, looking good Tony! Greatest piano and Hammond organ teacher folks! Tony taught so many players well and created the organ department (long story!) Chairing the PIano Department, (he has a nice chair in his office and superb Steinway Grand Piano) - if you are lucky enough to be a student at Berklee and get to study with Tony Germain, then you are living under the lucky star - Tony is the Man!! Thanks for everything you showed me Tony, straightened me out big time" - Jon Hammond *Return of the Student - Here I am with my Piano Teacher main man Tony Germain 40 years to the day later from the first time we sat down together folks - interview - Jon Hammond Boston MA -- Return Of The Student Jon Hammond​ - Berklee College of Music​ 1140 Boylston St. Boston, Massachusetts​ Mr. and Mrs. Lee Berk founder of Berklee College of Music were in the house and Tip O'Neill Speaker of The House on a big Saturday night at the Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA: HammondCast 202 KYOU Radio special edition with part 2 of recording from Wychmere Harbor Club when Jon played B3 organ on the Lou Colombo Band, the house band at Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port Cape Cod MA. First backing up a feature dance duo with cha cha and then Emily waltz, Saturday Night Fever followed by the chaser 'California Here I Come', then Summertime, Hello Dolly medley, Bossa nova medley Watch What Happens in to Wave and then a cooking "In The Mood" taking it home with Jon's "Lydia's Tune" and some of Sidewinder © Announcing Special Guest Lee Oskar for big Center Stage at musikmesse First Day 12 Noon on Jon Hammond All Star Band Folks, I'm happy to announce that our friend Lee Oskar will be joining us onstage on the big Center Stage at musikmesse first day Wednesday April 5th with Joe Berger, Peter Klohmann Giovanni Totò Gulino! See you there, my 31st consecutive year - Jon Hammond *Showtime: High Noon 12PM! White Onions! (orig. shuffle) with spcl. guest Lee Oskar - Jon Hammond Band in jazzkeller Segment number one: Jon Hammond Funk Unit NAMM CenterStage presented by Pioneer DJ "Lydia's Tune" ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP Joe Berger: Guitar/Guitarist Chuggy Leslie J. Carter: Percussion Dom Famularo: Drums/Drummer Alex Budman: Tenor Saxophone/Saxophonist Koei Tanaka: Harmonica Jon Hammond: Organ / Leader Note, next NAMM Showcase coming January 20, 2017 at 4PM Jon Hammond Funk Unit Segment number 2: Shooting the Bridges in Full High Definition with Jon Hammond - San Francisco CA - from HammondCast radio program, Jon's camera voice and music Segment number 3: Late Rent the Jon Hammond Show Theme Song live in jazzkeller Frankfurt, Jon's annual 30th year musikmesse Warm Up Party - Jon Hammond Band: "Helloooo New York!" from audience! Jon Hammond's annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the world famous jazzkeller Frankfurt - LATE RENT Jon Hammond Theme Song - Jon Hammond Band: Peter Klohmann tenor, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond organ - Video: Tino Pavlis Jon Hammond Show Broadcast For 03 04 Jon's archive Jon Hammond Show Broadcast for 03 04 on MNN TV Channel 1 - always at 01:30 AM late Fri. night / early Sat. morning same time slot for 34 years Manhattan Neighborhood Network - First segment: St. Charles IL -- Sound Check Film Jon Hammond Band Arcada Theatre Gig for Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles IL -- Big Honor to play for Gregg Gregory Gronowski's family last night with these great musicians - Samuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger, Steve Eisen tenor saxophone - yours truly Jon Hammond at the XK-5 Hammond organ - great to see everybody last night! - Jon Hammond First part of concert last night in honor of Gregg Gregory Gronowski in St. Charles IL at the very fine Arcada Theatre Sending it up to Gregg Gronowski - Jon Hammond Last Night - Dedicated to The Gronowski Family - Lori Kypry Gronowski, Greg Gronowski, Jamie Gronowski Swichtenberg, Theresa Gronowski Hammond Organ USA, Scott May, Steve Simmons, Suzuki Musical Instruments Big Thanks Ron Onesti Onesti Entertainment Corp. ©JON HAMMOND International American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers - 2nd Segment: St. Charles, Illinois -- Cookin' at The Arcada TheatreJon Hammond Band Playing Benefit for Gregg Gregory Gronowski Family on Sound Soul Summit Hammond Extravaganza Gig for Gregg Gronowski - Remarks about Gregg from Jon Hammond and "Cookin' at The Arcada Theatre" - tenor saxophonist Steve Eisen, Samuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at the Hammond XK-5 Hammond Organ - dedicated to the Gronowski Family - Thanks Ron OnestiOnesti Entertainment for this beautiful venue and Team - we mourn the passing of Gregg Gronowski on Friday, August 19th 2016 and celebrate his life in music! Jon Hammond Hammond Party Nashville In Memory of 'Gregg' Gregory Gronowski Jon Hammond Portion of Program: original compositions POCKET FUNK + LATE RENT - special event Nashville Tennessee Summer NAMM Show Hammond Organ USA Suzuki Musical Instruments Jon Hammond Band Musicians: Joe Berger guitar, Kayleigh Moyer drums, Chuggy Carter percussion, Jon Hammond XK-5 Hammond Organ with high power model 3300 Leslie Speaker. This is the USA Debut of the model XK5 Hammond organ NAMM Show ©JON HAMMOND Intl. *Note: Remembering 'Gregg' Gregory Gronowski - planning to play with Joe Berger Wed. Feb. 22nd at the Gregory Gronowski Memorial Celebration concert in St. Charles IL Arcada Theatre - it's going to be a great night of music and & friends folks! See you in the Land O' Lincoln (suburb of Chicago where I was born actually) - Jon Hammond *it will be a Hammond Organ / Organist extravaganza! Hammond Organ USA @GreggGronowski #GreggGronowski Jon Hammond Band Jon Hammond Organ Group Scott May Suzuki Musical Instruments Info: XK-5 ORGAN: The New Original Producer Jon Hammond Audio/Visual sound, color Language English Hammond Extravaganza, Public Access TV, Jazz, Blues, Gregg Gronowski, Arcada Theatre, St. Charles, Nashville, Jon Hammond, Hammond Organs Producer Jon Hammond Audio/Visual sound, color Language English Part 4 of 4 Conversations with main man Harold Channer - starts out telling the story about Teddy Venus in the Combat Zone - enjoy! Jon Hammond Jon's archive Harold Hudson Channer and Jon Hammond in conversation Conversations With Harold Channer Pt 4 Jon Hammond Interview Music News Brought To You By Jon Hammond on CONVERSATIONS WITH HAROLD HUDSON CHANNER on MNNTV Intelligent Relevant Television Talk Harold Channer is a talk-show host on public access television network Manhattan Neighborhood Network, or MNN. He is the longest-running producer for the network, having done over 2,200 interviews over 40 years. Speaking here with Jon Hammond of KYOU Radio, Music News Brought To you by Jon Hammond on Conversations, Pt 4 of one hour program Jon Hammond All Star band at the musikmesse 2017 Center Stage Wednesday April 5 at 12 Noon Event Jon Hammond Band FB For Immediate Release: Jon Hammond's Tour Dates: April 4th Tuesday - musikmesse Warm Up Party jazzkeller Frankfurt April 5th Wednesday and Thursday - Jon Hammond All Star Band on Center Stage musikmesse April 6th Thursday evening - Yachtklub Frankfurt, Hans Romanov Presents April 7th Friday - Jazzkeller-Hofheim, 7PM Pizza Sound Check and Gig Jon Hammond + Allstar Band featuring Lee Oskar Genre: Funky Jazz and Blues Jon Hammond: It was because of musikmesse and the many contacts I made there that I moved to Frankfurt for 2 years of my life. After the 2 years in Frankfurt, 1 year in Paris and then 2 years in Hamburg in the North. The whole time living in Europe Jon continued producing and sending in The Jon Hammond Show TV shows for broadcast in New York City on Manhattan Cable TV. In Hamburg Jon Hammond worked together with Knut Benzner Moderator / Journalist of NDR and released his album “Late Rent” on Hot Wire Records which was distributed by EFA Medien. Joe Berger is a well-known guitarist and audio engineer who has worked and toured with John Entwistle of The WHO and world stars - he stopped counting at 35,000 bands! Jon and Joe began working together in the year 1986 and touring worldwide. Giovanni Totò Gulino has backed up everybody in Frankfurt - he is one of the best drummers in Hessen, and long-time haus drummer for the world famous jazzkeller. Peter Klohmann is a rising star on tenor saxophone - he has already been featured on HR Radio together with the hr-bigband and is also a composer. This is The Jon Hammond Band, and we are very proud and excited to announce a very special guest joining the boys on Center Stage: Lee Oskar Original member of the band WAR and manufacturer of the famous LEE OSKAR Harmonicas, come visit Lee at his stand at musikmesse 2017 and hear him playing his unique famous style together with Jon Hammond All Star Band, see you there! Peter Klohmann - tenor saxophone Giovanni Totò Gulino - drums Joe Berger - guitar Jon Hammond - organ Special Guest: Lee Oskar - harmonica Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Jimdo: Subject to change without notice Jon Hammond + Allstar Band featuring Lee Oskar wednesday, 05.04.2017, 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Genre: Funky Jazz and Blues Jon and Joe Berger will be celebrating 31st year playing the big Frankfurt musikmesse with some very special all star musicians joining the core Jon Hammond consisting of Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Peter Klohmann t.s., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o+b. - the guest musicians will be tba closer to the event date - rain or shine! "Musikmesse in Frankfurt is the international trade fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production and marketing. Musikmesse 2017 5 to 8 April 2017 Wednesday to Saturday, 10 to 18 hrs Western section of Messe Frankfurt Exhibition Center Prolight + Sound: 4 to 7 April 2017" Photo by Astrid Riecken of Jon Hammond at Local 802 Musicians Union New York Monday Night Jazz Session: Germany Tour Dates, Astrid Riecken, Frankfurt, Hamburg, #Local802 #HammondOrgan #TourDates

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