Jon Hammond scores a wooden Motorola Visilite FM/AM Clock Radio from Jim Coleman Collection at CHRS Swap Meet

Jon Hammond scores a wooden Motorola Visilite FM/AM Clock Radio from Jim Coleman Collection at CHRS Swap Meet at Radio KRE for his personal use seen here on Jon’s 1965 Fender Band-Master Amp

Sounds Fantastic!
Some other choice radios in the museum of California Historical Radio Society housed at the old KRE Radio Station in Berkeley photos by Jon Hammond

Some real nice Bakelite radios

CHRS California Historical Radio Society President Steve Kushman interview with Jon Hammond on HammondCast KYOU Radio from studio of Radio KRE as seen on the 1973 George Lucas movie American Graffiti Wolfman Jack scene

CHRS Vice President Scott Robinson repairing Motorola AM Table Radio in CHRS Shop photo Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Trio playing at CHRS KRE "LIVE" annual fundraising event

Jon Hammond Band official
Hear Jon on his daily radio broadcast HammondCast on KYOURADIO streaming worldwide twice daily on the CBS Radio Network on the convenient Player
On this program guests Alex Ligertwood, Stephen "Doc" Kupka, Lydia Pense, Eddie Money on Jon Hammond HammondCast KYOU Radio

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03/23/10 08:00PM Jazzkeller Frankfurt Frankfurt,
03/26/10 08:00PM Jazzkeller Hofheim Hofheim am Taunus,


Margo Heda The Late Rent theme = The Essence of Cool. Best song and band!
Stephanie Green late rent theme song is my favorite. rock on, jon!
Stephanie Green late rent theme song is my favorite. rock on, jon!
Ya Yin Well done, man! Andrew Chung
Joe Berger Late Rent is a NYC classic & one of my favorite to play!!
Stephanie Green the Jon Hammond Band is awesome-the best in the whole wide world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Jon Hammond just played with legendary studio drummer Bernard Pretty Purdie at Winter NAMM Show Midnight Showcase in Hilton Hotel Hilton-Muzeo seen here on the incredible Hammond XK-1 organ playing bass Jon’s song POCKET FUNK featuring Bernard "The Hit Maker" Fatback Drum feature

Fatback Drum Feature Pocket Funk Bernard Pretty Purdie and Friends Winter NAMM 2010 + FLASH BACK 1989

Fatback Drum Feature Pocket Funk Bernard Purdie and Friends Winter NAMM 2010 + FLASH BACK 1989 Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Sessions Men gig in Mikell’s where it all started at 97th and Columbus Ave. NYC
Pocket Funk Bernard Purdie and Friends Winter NAMM 2010 + FLASH BACK 1989 Mikell’s NYC
Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men featuring Bernard Purdie drums

Bernard Purdie and Friends Winter NAMM 2010 Hilton Hotel Anaheim
Pocket Funk by Jon Hammond © JH INTL ASCAP
Bernard Purdie drums
Joe Berger guitar
Jon Hammond organ
Shea Marshall sax
Winston Byrd trumpet
Special thanks NAMM, Hilton Hotel Anaheim, camera Jennifer

Bernard Purdie, Winter NAMM 2010, Jon Hammond, Joe Berger, Funk, Soul, Blues, Organ ASCAP, HammondCast, XK-1, KYOU Radio, Winston Byrd, Pocket, Local 802 Musicians Union, J4JA!

FLASH BACK! August Year of 1989 Pocket Funk With Bernard Purdie on Jon Hammond Late Rent Sessions Band at Mikell’s NYC


This classic film/Jazz Funk Movie from August 28, 1989 shot at the legendary Mikell’s in New York City at Columbus & W.97th St. of JON HAMMOND Band playing first time with the great studio drummer BERNARD "Pretty" PURDIE on drums along with ALEX FOSTER on sax, CHUGGY CARTER percussion, BARRY FINNERTY guitar and JON HAMMOND at his mint 1959 Hammond B3 Organ (& bass). Playing Jon’s funky composition: "Pocket Funk" featuring this fine rhythm section. This film SMOKES! 


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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