Mikell’s Gig No X-Cess Baggage Blues Mercy Mercy Jon Hammond Band with Bernard Purdie Shuffle time 1989



No X-Cess Baggage Blues/Mercy! JON HAMMOND Combo

The Ultimate Soul-Blues-Funk perfomance by JON HAMMOND Combo All-Stars BERNARD PURDIE drums, ALEX FOSTER sax, CHUGGY CARTER percussion, BARRY FINNERTY guitar, and fearless Leader JON HAMMOND B3 Organ/Bass at legendary NY night spot MIKELL’S Aug. 28 1989 playing Jon’s composition "No X-Cess Baggage Blues" segued spontaneously in to "Mercy Mercy Mercy"! This historic film documents the explosive force of the power house rhythm section of Purdie & Chuggy kicking the front line of Alex Foster (Saturday Night Live Band), Barry Finnerty (Crusaders, Joe Cocker, Miles Davis) & Jon Hammond, Host/Producer of NY late night TV show The Jon Hammond Show (23rd year now) and currently Hosting CBS Radio show "Jon Hammond’s Afternoon Slide" heard M-F 3PM PST on KYCY/KYOU 1550 AM in San Francisco CA and streaming around the world.
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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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