STEPHEN DOC KUPKA of Tower of Power on HammondCast Show KYOU Radio interview with Jon Hammond


*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:

http://ia310819.us.archive.org/1/items/JonHammondSTEPHEN_DOC_KUPKAonHammondCastShow/STEPHENDOCKUPKAonHammondCast.m4v

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6018886424158341265&ei=uVm4SrDmGdX5lQeElOiGAg&q=kupka+hammondcast#
http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=6018886424158341265&hl=en&fs=true
Stephen Doc Kupka co-leader Baritone Saxophonist of Tower of Power and President of Strokeland Records interview with Jon Hammond of HammondCast Show KYOURADIO just prior to Tower of Power 40th Anniversary Fillmore Show in San Francisco. Doc and Jon speaking about the history of his career in TOP and writing with Frank Biner, Frank’s last recordings on his album for Strokeland "Bumped Up to First Class", "Doc Goes Hollywood", memories of Bill Graham and much more! ©JH INTL. http://www.HammondCast.com & http://www.strokeland.com/

Bill Graham, East Bay Funk, Fillmore, Frank Biner, HammondCast, Huey Lewis, Jon Hammond, KYOURADIO, Stephen ‘Doc’ Kupka, Strokeland, Tower of Power, B3, XK-3c, Local 6 Musicians Union, Baritone Sax

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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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