LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY– Jon Hammond Quartet, One Night Only with John Bishop guitar, Ronnie Smith Jr. drums, Louisville guitarist John Bishop who was finishing his Masters Degree in Music at University of Louisville at the time. Jon Hammond took Bay Area musicians Ronnie Smith Jr. drums, Alex Budman tenor sax and his Hammond organ there to Louisville to play what was originally supposed to be a live radio broadcast, 2 night-gig at The Jazz Factory, it turned in to One Night Only and John Bishop burned the house down..he was so mad at some of the local jazz hosers there at the University music program and at the club we were playing (we won’t mention any names but one has a popular play along series). Ronnie Smith Jr. is one of the very best Shuffle & Funk drummers of the Bay Area, Alex Budman on tenor sax and Organist Leader & Radio TV Broadcaster Jon Hammond playing theme song "LATE RENT" a driving Shuffle. Late Rent is the theme song of The Jon Hammond Show TV Show and HammondCast radio show aka "Jon Hammond’s Afternoon Slide" on CBS Radio KYOU and KYCY. CAMERA: JENNIFER Next morning we met Fred Noe III "The Bourbon Ambassador" of Jim Beam Liquors flying out of Louisville SDF. Special. thanks to Martin Z. Kasdan Jr. for the mention in his local column, the club was PACKED.
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