LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY Jon Hammond Quartet One Night Only


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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ASCAP Network Behind The Beat with Jon Hammond "LATE RENT"

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ASCAP Network Behind The Beat "NDR SESSIONS Projekt"

Louisville Kentucky, John Bishop, Ronnie Smith Jr., Jon Hammond, One Night Only, Alex Budman, Late Rent, NDR Jazz, Axel Dürr, Knut Benzner, B3 Organ, XK-3c, XK-1, XB-2, Accordion, ASCAP Network, Blues


About laterent

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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