BILL COBHAM on HammondCast Show KYOU Radio and KYCY Jon Hammond Hosting


Drummer/Bandleader extraordinaire BILL COBHAM interview with Jon Hammond on Jon’s daily CBS Radio program HammondCast "Jon Hammond’s Afternoon Slide" on KYOU Radio and KYCY. This interview took place in New York City during the IAJE jazz educators convention with some very special events celebrating French Jazz Musicians, 2 of the top French Jazz stars came to play on Bill’s band: DIDIER LOCKWOOD violin SYLVAN LUC guitar along with VICTOR BAILEY on bass. Visit Bill Cobham’s official website: and © (be sure to check out BC’s extensive discography!)

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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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