*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Funk Unit HEAD PHONE
Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondFunkUnitHEADPHONE
Jon Hammond Funk Unit “Head Phone” lunch set and Bernard Purdie Book Commercial – his new book “Let The Drums Speak!” – Jon Hammond leader at the Hammond organ, Dom Famularo drums, Joe Berger guitar, Koei Tanaka harmonica, Alex Budman tenor saxophone, Leslie J. Carter aka Chuggy Carter percussion Winter NAMM Show Anaheim California NAMM Center Stage
*NOTE: This photo by Jon Hammond appears on page 125 in the Bernard Purdie book “Let The Drums Speak” – since I wasn’t credited I will give my own credit. I have the original photograph – JH
Soundcheck Time at BB King’s 42nd Street with Bernard Purdie flanked by Miho Nobuzane from Osaka – piano and Tetsuya Sato from Tokyo – bass –
Jon Hammond – 7.30PM hit tonight with a second set at 10PM – Bernard just put up his signature Sabian cymbals – looks like he is playing some Canopus drums ce soir (this evening) – no cell phone reception down in BB King’s folks,
#TheNAMMShow — with Bernard Purdie, Koei Tanaka, Leslie J. Carter, Dom Famularo, Alex Budman, Bernard Purdie, Chuggy Carter, Koei Tanaka / 田中光栄 – fan site and Joe Berger at The NAMM Show.
CNN iReport http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1210951
Jon Hammond Band Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=986429621385835
I played my Hammond organ through this badass bass amp from
Eden Bass Amps on my lunch time NAMM Showcase, some real nice basso profundo! – Jon Hammond
#TheNAMMShow “White Onions” Jon Hammond Funk Unit NAMM Showcase
*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: #TheNAMMShow “White Onions” Jon Hammond Funk Unit NAMM Showcase Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/TheNAMMShowWhiteOnionsJonHammondFunkUnitNAMMShowcase Youtube http://youtu.be/EKavYAXYYw4 #TheNAMMShow “White Onions” Jon Hammond Funk Unit NAMM Showcase lunch set https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2015/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit 23rd 2015 reprising 1989 Late Rent Sessions recording ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP with special guest Bernard Purdie drums, Leslie J. Carter percussion Jon Hammond organ (original members on record) featuring Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica from Tokyo Japan Suzuki world star, Joe Berger guitar JJ guitars, Alex Budman tenor saxophone Dom Famularo returning to the NAMM Stage
Saxophonist Arno Haas and his Son Theo looking real good at P.Mauriat stand! – Jon Hammond — with Arno Haas, Theo Haas and Pmauriat Albest.
Alice Cooper looking real good…especially when he uses Sennheiser microphones!
– Jon Hammond
Johnny Depp and Friends Alice Cooper Imperial Ball – School’s Out everybody!
#imperialball2015 for Servite High School sponsored by the good folks at Sennheiser electronic — with Alice Cooper at Servite High School.
Fantastic benefit concert last night with friends of Johnny Depp – Joe Walsh guitarist of The Eagles, Abe Laboriel Jr. long-time Paul McCartney drummer, Alice Cooper did a great set – fun and historic time, sponsored by the fine folks at Sennheiser
#imperialball2015 – Jon Hammond — with Joe Walsh, Abe Laboriel, Jr. and Jonny Depp
#TheNAMMShow Jon Hammond with a very important NAMM announcement!
Just saw my friend Michel Lâg by the coffee…great Luthier of Lâg Guitars world wide, and many years ago we were in the AFN TV Movie “Sound Cops” – yes we know the Sound Cops very well! They are our friends (most of the time!)
LINK for AFN Sound Cops movie in Frankurt, LINK: http://youtu.be/ttx6l87Gtow — with Michel Lâg at The NAMM Show
As night falls over The NAMM Show it was great running in to my friend Gary Swan Hammond organist bro’ looking good Gary Swan! – Jon Hammond #TheNAMMShow
As night falls over The NAMM Show it was great running in to my friend Dominic James long-time guitarist with Angélique Kidjo – looking good Dominic James – Jon Hammond
it was great running in to my friend Bob Mintzer tenor saxophonist extraordinaire, looking good Bob!
– Jon Hammond #TheNAMMShow
RIP / Rest in Peace my good friend Joe Franklin – King of Radio & TV!
Joe Franklin http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Franklin
Joe Franklin (born Joseph Fortgang; March 9, 1926 – January 24, 2015) was an American radio and television host personality from New York City. His show began in 1950 on WJZ-TV (later WABC-TV) and moved to WOR-TV (later WWOR-TV) from 1962 to 1993.
NAMM Show build-up day, great to see Abe Thomas and Abe’s daughter Valeska looking good, we know since first Messefrankfurt Music-China Shanghai!
Jon Hammond — with Abe Thomas and Valeska Thomas
Gold Coast — Jon Hammond Trio with great Austrlian musicians Kerry Jacobson and Neil Wickham!
*LINK: http://youtu.be/7DoP-V8Ii1M AMAC Party! — with Kerry Jacobson
Gold Coast — Nice playing for NAMM Chairman Larry Morton President of Hal Leonard Publishing and all the folks at the AMAC Gala! – Jon Hammond
My office – brand-spankin’ new B3 Hammond organ in Gold Coast Australia!
— at Jupiters Gold Coast
Melbourne Australia — My favorite Coffee in the World! – Veneziano!
Venezianocoffee.com.au – 13 C O F F E E !
— at Veneziano Caffe
Solo Piano Session in Pianohaus Trübger – Jon Hammond – at The Schimmel Grand Piano
— at Pianohaus Trübger, Ihr Spezialist für Flügel und Klaviere in Hamburg
Baby Buggy Races! – Jon Hammond
— in Hamburg, Germany
It was really great to see my friend Jeffrey Hu from Pmauriat Albest / PMauriat Saxophones at Winter NAMM, all the way from Taipei, looking real good Jeffrey!
– Jon Hammond — with PMauriat Saxophones and Pmauriat Albest at The NAMM Show
It was so great to see Klaus-Michael Polten one of my original original Sennheiser friends on the scene at NAMM – all the way from Wedemark, looking good!
– Jon Hammond — at The NAMM Show
Great to see my friend Patrick Trahan, excellent saxophonist at P.Mauriat stand
– Jon Hammond — with Patrick Trahan at The NAMM Show
Great to see our friends from Norway here in San Francisco today!
Øivin Fjeld Mona Levvel – Jon Hammond Jon Henrik Pettersen
at one of my favorite places: China Beach, nearby the house that belonged to the late great Robin Williams
— with Øivin Fjeld and Jon Henrik Pettersen at The NAMM Show
So great to see my dear friends from Bespeco Accessori!
useful imagination — innovation with style and… passion! – from beautiful Castelfidardo Italy!
– Jon Hammond #TheNAMMShow — with Bespeco Accessori at The NAMM Show
Special thanks to Jennifer from the NAMM Center Stage Crew for taking real good care of business getting the big stage ready for fast changeover for our 12 Noon Lunch Set last Friday, thanks Jennifer! – Jon Hammond
Jon Hammond Funk Unit
Friday, January 23, 2015 – 12:00pm to 12:40pm
Joe Berger: Guitar/Guitarist
Dom Famularo: Drums/Drummer
Alex Budman: Tenor Saxopohone/Saxophonist
Koei Tanaka: Harmonica
There was ‘Peter Paul & Mary’ – now there’s Jon Gator & Joe!
The Famous Gator Cases Gator at Winter NAMM Show! You can see my Gator case, it’s a real game changer – the molded flight case knocked off a good 20+ pounds off of my check in weight and the case is really strong & protective, handle easy on the hand and very rugged! Highly recommend from our good friends from the State of Florida http://www.gatorcases.com/ L to R: Jon Hammond Gator, Joe Berger — with Joe Berger
Very Special Musician Friends of mine for many years – long-time soul friend Alex Ligertwood who is real musical angel and my favorite vocalist going all the way back even before his Santana Band days to Brian Auger Oblivion Express
Brian Auger the man with his son Karma Auger who is now carrying the hits for Brian Auger Oblivion Express once again world wide, Alex and myself Jon Hammond – lifting my soul here in Anaheim NAMM time pause for the cause — with Brian Auger, Alex Ligertwood and Karma Auger at Hilton Anaheim
#TheNAMMShow Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=984265121602285
#TheNAMMShow “White Onions” Jon Hammond Funk Unit NAMM Showcase lunch set https://www.namm.org/thenammshow/2015/events/jon-hammond-funk-unit
23rd 2015 reprising 1989 Late Rent Sessions recording ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP with special guest Bernard Purdie drums, Leslie J. Carter percussion Jon Hammond organ (original members on record) featuring Koei Tanaka chromatic harmonica from Tokyo Japan Suzuki world star, Joe Berger guitar JJ guitars, Alex Budman tenor saxophone Dom Famularo returning to the NAMM Stage – special thanks NAMM President CEO Joe Lamond, KHS Hercules folding stands – congratulations KHS America: Announces Acquisition of Hohner Inc. USA
KHS America, Inc. has announced plans to acquire Hohner Inc. from Matth. Hohner GmbH in Trossingen, Germany
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