New Generation XK-1 HammondCast 35 KYOU Radio and KYCY Jon Hammond Hosting

HammondCast 35 AUDIO, Crank It Up!: HammondCast35

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HammondCast 35 KYOURADIO and KYCY 1550 AM, broadcasting from Frankfurt Germany just after wrapping up a 2 week music tour at the Musikmesse Frankfurt (international music trade show). With live music from Jon’s band in Jazzkeller Hofheim with special guest TONY LAKATOS tenor sax, JOE BERGER guitar, HEINZ LICHIUS drums and selections from Tony Lakatos’ new album "Gypsy Colours" "Relaxing at the Coffee House" and from MACEO PARKER’s new album "School’s In" "Basic Funk: 101" and "Blues in the Night" from Jon’s new album "NDR SESSIONS Projekt". Also a selection from LUTZ BUECHNER’s new album "Ring" "Fallen Rain". Announcing Hammond XK-3 is awarded "Keyboard of the Year! The new production model of XK-1 Hammond Organ is now on tour with JON HAMMOND Band

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JON HAMMOND Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974, City College San Francisco Languages: English, German *Jon is currently Host of daily CBS radio program HammondCast on KYOU & KYCY 1550AM 7 days a week. *Performing in Hospitals, Nursing Homes & Prisons every month in addition to concerts world-wide. *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 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.
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