HammondCast Wall Jon Hammond Host KYOU Radio

HammondCast Wall Jon Hammond Host KYOU Radio
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Jon Hammond: Musician, Radio and TV Personality
by Rita Davidson

Jon Hammond is a well known musician, composer and host of the Jon Hammond Show TV show which has been broadcasting for 26 consecutive years from New York City. He is an accordionist, pianist and bandleader. In addition, he is a TV/Radio personality and voice over artist. Jon is a member of the American Federation of Musicians Union-Local 6 and Local 802, ASCAP Artist.

Jon Hammond is one of the premier B3 PLAYERS in the world. He 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.

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’Neil. 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.

Hammond lived and traveled in Europe, where he has an enthusiastic following. Jon is currently the host of a daily CBS radio program, HammondCast on KYOU & KYCY 1550 AM, 7 days a week at 4AM PST. He performs in hospitals and nursing homes regularly. He has been a bandleader for annual overseas dates for over 20 years. You can catch Jon every day on KYOU Radio HammondCast.

For more information: jonhammond@jonhammondband.com




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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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