HammondCast 29 Hammond Explosion KYOU RADIO Jon Hammond Hosting

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Jon Hammond HammondCast 29, Jon Hammond tells the story of meeting an actual ZIMMERMAN on his Wanderjahre at the bar of his friend’s club UPTOWN NIGHTCLUB in Oakland CA. Zimmerman men are a centuries-old tradition in Germany of Carpenter Apprentices who walk around for one year fixing people’s roofs and learning the trade of a Carpenter, without pay for food and lodging only..and there he was at the Uptown Nightclub! It is said that it’s very good luck to see a Zimmerman! Music from Michael Maier-Falkenstein’s cd "Hammond Explosion" original compositions: "Cry Until it Feels Good", "Time with You" and Jon’s composition "Six Year Itch" covered nicely by Michael. Also a feature of Oakland drummer Ronnie Smith Jr. on "Thing in C Minor" *Songs from Jon’s new album “NDR SESSIONS Projekt” “Skylark” & “Our Day Will Come” on KYOU Radio 1550 AM’s "Afternoon Slide" weekdays 3pm-3.45 Jon Hammond is a member of Local 802 & Local 6 Musicians Union & ASCAP © http://www.HammondCast.com
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Jon Hammond International Powered by WebTV

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ASCAP Network, Axel Duerr, B3 Organ, Blues, HammondCast, Jon Hammond, Knut Benzner, KYOU Radio, Michael Maier Falkenstein, Musikmesse, NDR Jazz, Six Year Itch, Wanderjahre, Wolfgang Luecke, XK-3c, Bernie Capicchiano Bernie’s Music Land

Bernie Capicchiano, Jon Hammond, Michael Maier Falkenstein in Frankfurt Germany

R.I.P. Charly Hosenseidl Musikmesse Dirctor far left


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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