Chico Hamilton on Hamond Cast KYOU Radio Jon Hammond Hosting


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HammondCast Special Guest Chico Hamilton in interview with host Jon Hammond on KYOU Radio. Chico Hamilton Chico Hamilton born Foreststorn Hamilton on 21 September 1921, Los Angeles is an NEA Jazz Master Award Recipient, jazz drummer, band leader and educator. Music: "I’m Still Thirsty" "Chico’s Accordion Dub" and from new album HAMILTONIA "Bones, No Meat", "How’s Your Feelings", "Spring Again"

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Chico Hamilton accepting NEA Jazz Master Award at IAJE Convention photo by Jon Hammond:

Chico Hamilton, NEA Jazz Master, Drums, New School, Forestorn, Jon Hammond, HammondCast, KYOU Radio, B3 organ, XK-1, XK-3c, XB-2, Accordion, Arnie Lawrence, Local 802 Musicians Union

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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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