SAVOY LOUNGE III Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men 15 years


With 3 of the original LATE RENT SESSION MEN onstage + JORIS DUDLI drums, on May 21 1998 in New York City, organist JON HAMMOND, TODD ANDERSON the tenor saxophonist and BARRY FINNERTY guitar closed the show for the last time at the infamous SAVOY LOUNGE on 41st St. across the street from Port Authority Bus Station. With studio drummer Bernard Purdie in the house and quite a few other musicians from the Carroll rehearsal studios next door, you’ll hear the end of originals "Head Phone" and long-time theme song "Late Rent" for the last time on this stage. p.s. the Rent got paid! Catch Jon Hammond’s daily radio show HammondCast ASCAP JON HAMMOND International

ASCAP, Bus, Hammond B3 Organ, HammondCast, Jon Hammond, Joris Dudli, KYOU KYCY Radio, Late Rent Session Men, Lear Jet, Mega Yacht, Port Authority, Rolls Royce, Savoy Lounge, Todd Anderson, XK-3c


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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