Music News Brought To You By Jon Hammond at Local 802 Musicians Union Annual Holiday Party

Music News Brought To You By Jon Hammond at Local 802 Musicians Union Annual Holiday Party

Bernard Purdie drummer extraordinaire and Jon Hammond at Local 802 Annual Holiday Party New York City *Note: Bernard Purdie and Jon Hammond will be playing Jan. 15th Fri. night NAMM Show showcase in Hilton Hotel Lobby with Joe Berger guitar and tenor sax tba
www.jonhammondband.com see you there www.bernardpurdie.com *Note: Also in the house: Vince MacDermot & Wilbur Bascomb appearing nightly in HAIR The Musical On Broadway

Local 802 Holiday Party music provided by Junior Mance Trio

With Hide Tanaka bass and Jackie Williams drums

One of 3 tables of food for the musicians at Local 802 Musicians Union Annual Holiday Party

FLASH BACK!
LATE RENT Lift Off! snappy Purdie Shuffle JON HAMMOND Combo Lifting Off at Mikell’s NYC powered by the top-shelf Rhythm Section of BERNARD "PRETTY PURDIE drums & CHUGGY CARTER percussion, ALEX FOSTER sax, BARRY FINNERTY guitar and JON HAMMOND at his 1959 Hammond B3 Organ/bass. This highly uptempo rendition of "LATE RENT", Jon Hammond’s theme song from his long-time TV and Radio show is cooking so hard that you won’t believe it. Bernard’s 2 children, Henry & Phyllis were there to hear their father on Hammond’s band and make a cameo appearance. This film was previously shown on Jon’s TV show "The Jon Hammond Show"

Uptempo LATE RENT Lift Off! 1989 Mikell’s TV: JON HAMMOND Combo
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Bernard Purdie, Jon Hammond, Local 802, Musicians Union, Junior Mance, Jackie Williams, Annual Holiday Party, Jazz, Blues, Funk, B3 organ, Music News Brought To You By, KYOU Radio, J4JA!
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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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