31st Annual Jon Hammond Band musikmesse appearances Center Stage massive bandstand daily ProLight + Sound Full Band with special guests

31st Annual Jon Hammond Band musikmesse appearances Center Stage massive bandstand daily ProLight + Sound Full Band with special guests

Massive Stage Show set for Jon Hammond’s All Star Band on occasion of 31st Annual Musikmesse and ProLight + Sound

Center Stage – Der größte Stand der Technik Soundstage und Lichter noch! #soundstage

Announcing Special Guest Lee Oskar for big Center Stage at musikmesse First Day 12 Noon on Jon Hammond All Star Band

Folks, I’m happy to announce that our friend Lee Oskar will be joining us onstage on the big Center Stage at musikmesse first day Wednesday April 5th with Joe Berger, Peter Klohmann Giovanni Totò Gulino! See you there, my 31st consecutive year – Jon Hammond
*Showtime: High Noon 12PM!


White Onions! (orig. shuffle) with spcl. guest Lee Oskar – Jon Hammond Band in jazzkeller

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: White Onions Instrumental With Special Guest Lee Oskar

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/WhiteOnionsInstrumentalWithSpecialGuestLeeOskar

Youtube http://youtu.be/zy8OSck8_TA

Jon Hammond Band original “White Onions” with special guest Lee Oskar harmonica – Jon’s annual musikmesse Warm Up Party in the famous Jazzkeller Frankfurt – Joe Berger on guitar playing his custom JJ Guitars, Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone by PMauriat Saxophones Pmauriat Albest, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums, Jon Hammond at the organ ©JON HAMMOND International ASCAP

Special guest tba for Thursday Lunchtime Showcase on the massive Center Stage musikmesse ProLight + Sound Jon Hammond Allstar Band

Jon Hammond: There are several possibilities – none of them I am at liberty to announce quite yet – but it’s going to be real good!

I am very pleased to present our allstar band on the massive state-of-art Center Stage at musikmesse Prolight + Sound 2017 for our 31st

consecutive year.

From the official Programm:

thursday, 06.04.2017, 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Outdoor area Hall P10, Amazon Center St
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Jon Hammond + Allstar Band + Special Guest
Genre: Funky Jazz and Blues

Jon Hammond: It was because of musikmesse and the many contacts I made there that I moved to Frankfurt for 2 years of my life. After the 2 years in Frankfurt, 1 year in Paris and then 2 years in Hamburg in the North. The whole time living in Europe Jon continued producing and sending in The Jon Hammond Show TV shows for broadcast in New York City on Manhattan Cable TV. In Hamburg Jon Hammond worked together with Knut Benzner Moderator / Journalist of NDR and released his album “Late Rent” on Hot Wire Records which was distributed by EFA Medien.
Joe Berger is a well-known guitarist and audio engineer who has worked and toured with John Entwistle of The WHO and world stars – he stopped counting at 35,000 bands! Jon and Joe began working together in the year 1986 and touring worldwide.
Giovanni Totò Gulino has backed up everybody in Frankfurt – he is one of the best drummers in Hessen, and long-time haus drummer for the world famous jazzkeller.
Peter Klohmann is a rising star on tenor saxophone – he has already been featured on HR Radio together with the hr-bigband and is also a composer.
This is The Jon Hammond Band, and we are very proud and excited to announce a very special guest joining the boys on Center Stage: Lee Oskar! Original member of the band WAR and manufacturer of the famous LEE OSKAR Harmonicas, come visit Lee at his stand at musikmesse 2017 and hear him playing his unique famous style together with Jon Hammond All Star Band, see you there!

Peter Klohmann – tenor saxophone
Giovanni Totò Gulino – drums
Joe Berger – guitar
Jon Hammond – organ
Special Guest: Lee Oskar – harmonica



Subject to change without notice

Jon Hammond in Frankfurt leaving hotel for night gigs:

Wolfgang Lücke musikmesse Direktor and Jon Hammond at musikmesse ProLight + Sound

L to R Joe Berger, Peter Klohmann, Jon Hammond, Giovanni Totò Gulino

Blues and Jazz Session with Jon Hammond and the P.Mauriat Saxophones artists – musikmesse ProLight + Sound


Gearing Up for Winter NAMM and Frankfurt musikmesse Classic and High Tech Jon Hammond Funk Unit Scheduled Appearances

Jon Hammond’s Photos St. Charles, Illinois — Big Congratulations to Ron Onesti on the official opening of Club Arcada Speakeasy & Showroom

Ron Onesti: St. Charles, Illinois — Big Congratulations to Ron Onesti on the official opening of Club Arcada Speakeasy & Showroom, exclusive location upstairs Arcada Theatre – you have to give the secret knock to get in…and thanks main man Ron for the personal tour with my colleague Joe Berger the other day when we played the Memorial Tribute Hammond concert for Gregg Gronowski, much appreciation…it’s an amazing achievement putting together everything there Ron, the wood is so nice, you could make a guitar from every piece of wood in Club Arcada! – I’ll definitely come back there and try the secret knock one night! – Jon Hammond — Ron Onesti at Club Arcada Speakeasy & Showroom.

“the wood is so nice, you could make a guitar from every piece of wood in Club Arcada! – I’ll definitely come back there and try the secret knock one night! – Jon Hammond ”




Robby Robinson sound checking on the Hammond XK-5 with Ed Breckenfeld, Mark Prentice in the rhythm section – Gig for Gregg last week at Arcada Theatre – Jon Hammond:

High Qual Photos from Sam Sulla Salvatore@Sullaphoto.com aka Salvatore Sulla – Jon Hammond Band Playing Benefit for Gregg Gronowski Family in

the Arcada Theatre – St. Charles Illinois

2nd set of the evening photo by Sam Sulla Salvatore@Sullaphoto.com aka Salvatore Sulla – Jon Hammond Band playing Gronowski Family Benefit
#SamSulla @SamSulla http://www.sullaphoto.com

2nd set of the evening photo by Sam Sulla Salvatore@Sullaphoto.com aka Salvatore Sulla – Jon Hammond Band playing Gronowski Family Benefit
#SamSulla @SamSulla – Steven Eisen tenor sax, Joe Berger guitar, Samuel Jewell drums, Jon Hammond organ http://www.sullaphoto.com

2nd set of the evening photo by Sam Sulla Salvatore@Sullaphoto.com aka Salvatore Sulla – Jon Hammond Band playing Gronowski Family Benefit
#SamSulla @SamSulla – Steven Eisen tenor sax, Joe Berger guitar, Samuel Jewell drums, Jon Hammond organ – http://www.sullaphoto.com

Thank you Master Photographer Sam Sulla! – Jon Hammond Visit Sam Sulla at http://www.sullaphoto.com

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowBroadcastFor0304

Jon Hammond Show Broadcast for 03 04 on MNN TV Channel 1 – always at 01:30 AM late Fri. night / early Sat. morning same time slot for 34 years Manhattan Neighborhood Network – First segment:
St. Charles IL — Sound Check Film Jon Hammond Band Arcada Theatre
Gig for Gregg Gregory Gronowski St. Charles IL — Big Honor to play for
Gregg Gregory Gronowski’s family last night with these great musicians –
Samuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger, Steve Eisen tenor saxophone – yours truly Jon Hammond at the XK-5 Hammond organ – great to see everybody last night! – Jon Hammond
First part of concert last night in honor of Gregg Gregory Gronowski in St. Charles IL at the very fine Arcada Theatre

Sending it up to Gregg Gronowski – Jon Hammond

Last Night – Dedicated to The Gronowski Family – Lori Kypry Gronowski,
Greg Gronowski, Jamie Gronowski Swichtenberg, Theresa Gronowski
Hammond Organ USA, Scott May, Steve Simmons, Suzuki Musical Instruments
http://jonhammondband.com/blog.html/sound_check_jon_hammond_band_arcada_theatre_gig_for_gregg_gregory_gronowski_st_charles_il/ Big Thanks Ron Onesti Onesti Entertainment Corp. ©JON HAMMOND International American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers – 2nd Segment: St. Charles, Illinois — Cookin’ at The Arcada TheatreJon Hammond Band Playing Benefit for Gregg Gregory Gronowski Family on Sound Soul Summit Hammond Extravaganza
Gig for Gregg Gronowski – Remarks about Gregg from Jon Hammond and “Cookin’ at The Arcada Theatre” – tenor saxophonist Steve Eisen, Samuel Jewell drums, Joe Berger guitar, Jon Hammond at the Hammond XK-5 Hammond Organ – dedicated to the Gronowski Family – Thanks Ron OnestiOnesti Entertainment for this beautiful venue and Team – we mourn the passing of Gregg Gronowski on Friday, August 19th 2016 and celebrate his life in music! Jon Hammond
Hammond Party Nashville
In Memory of ‘Gregg’ Gregory Gronowski
Jon Hammond Portion of Program: original compositions POCKET FUNK + LATE RENT – special event Nashville Tennessee Summer NAMM Show
Hammond Organ USA
Suzuki Musical Instruments
Jon Hammond Band Musicians: Joe Berger guitar, Kayleigh Moyer drums, Chuggy Carter percussion, Jon Hammond XK-5 Hammond Organ with
high power model 3300 Leslie Speaker. This is the USA Debut of the model XK5 Hammond organ
©JON HAMMOND Intl. http://www.HammondCast.com
*Note: Remembering ‘Gregg’ Gregory Gronowski – planning to play with Joe Berger Wed. Feb. 22nd at the Gregory Gronowski Memorial Celebration concert in St. Charles IL Arcada Theatre – it’s going to be a great night of music and memories…family & friends folks! See you in the Land O’ Lincoln (suburb of Chicago where I was born actually) – Jon Hammond *it will be a Hammond Organ / Organist extravaganza! Hammond Organ USA @GreggGronowski #GreggGronowski Jon Hammond Band Jon Hammond Organ Group Scott May Suzuki Musical Instruments
Info: XK-5 ORGAN: The New Original

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/NAMMIndustryTribute2017MemoriamEventfromJonHammondsCamera

NAMM Show​ Industry Tribute 2017 Memoriam Event (from Jon Hammond’s Camera)
LINK: http://jonhammondband.com/blog.html/namm_industry_tribute_2017_memoriam_event_from_jon_hammonds_camera/
Posted on February 2, 2017
NAMM Industry Tribute 2017 Memoriam Event (from Jon Hammond’s Camera) #WATCHMOVIE HERE: NAMM Industry Tribute 2017 Memoriam Event (from Jon Hammond’s Camera) Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/NAMMIndustryTribute2017MemoriamEventfromJonHammondsCamera NAMM Industry Tribute 2017 Memoriam Event (from Jon Hammond’s camera) – annual event and archive from NAMM Show Historian Dan Del Fiorentino – this year many personal friends honored – this clip includes additional music from Jon Hammond​ “Jennifer’s Song” for rights reasons, keep the Spirit! R.I.P. Lutz Büchner, Gregg Gregory Gronowski, Keith Emerson, Dan Hicks, Paul Kantner, Toots Thielemans, Rob Wasserman, Prince, Maurice White, Buckwheat Zydeco and many more “The NAMM Community will never forget you.” *actual clip LINK: https://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/namm-memoriam-industry-tribute-2017 *Note: This always happens on the first evening of the Winter NAMM Show – this year it was on Thursday January 19th at 5:30PM – moved inside due to heavy weather!
Pictures by Jon Hammond: “The NAMM Community will never forget you.”, Dan Del Fiorentino NAMM Historian still with hat on! NAMM Chairman Mark Goff giving benediction, Greg Herreman NAMM Production Manager about to move a microphone, Dick Bridgeman – Hammond Organ Co., Lutz Büchner – ndr big band / Jon Hammond Band, Leonard Cohen, Bob Cranshaw, Keith Emerson – Emerson Lake and Palmer, Glenn Frey – The Eagles, Buddy Greco, ‘Gregg’ Gregory Gronowski – Hammond Organ USA, Merle Haggard, Hoot Hester, Dan Hicks, Bobby Hutcherson, Wayne Jackson, James Jamerson Jr., Paul Kantner, Greg Lake, Lonnie Mack, Sir George Martin, Scotty Moore, Alphonse Mouzon, Harvey Olsen, Robert Paiste, Prince, Jack Ripperger – Hammond organ co., Leon Russell, LA Scots Pipe Band played, Rose Shure – Shure microphone co., Ralph Stanley, Toots Thielemans, Martin Travis, Bobby Vee, Rob Wasserman, Maurice White – Earth Wind and Fire, Duane “Pudgy” Wong, Bernie Worrell, Buckwheat Zydeco, “The NAMM Community will never forget you.”, “In Memoriam A Tribute to our Industry Friends Thursday January 19, 2017 – Winter NAMM Show

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShowPreview1126FromTokyoJapanFunkSoulMusicNewXK5HammondOrganAndB3

Youtube https://youtu.be/uY7y-uLol2o

Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/hammondcast/videos/10153902968662102/

Tokyo Japan — Jon Hammond Broadcast for MNN TV Cable Access, 34th year Friday nights at 01:30AM (Sat.) Channel 1 – first segment
from Tokyo Big Sight Japan — Very special dedication at Musical Instruments Fair Japan Second Day to my good friend Waichiro Tachikawa aka Tachi – reprising 10 years later Mercy Mercy with the great Suzuki Chromatic harmonica masters Koei Tanaka and Tokuichi Inoue (Stevie Wonder’s friends and harmonica makers!), Joe Berger playing custom guitar built by Tor Arne Engdal and Jon Hammond at the exciting new Hammond organ product, the XK-5 aka XK5 presented in the full blown version Heritage Pro System with high power model 3300 Leslie Speaker daily onstage in the Suzuki Musical Instruments stand – enjoy this Full High Definition Film that will bring you right there to the bi-annual fair in the Big Sight convention and exhibition center in Tokyo, Japan – the largest one in the country! See you again in 2018 folks! These instruments are available now from your local Hammond Suzuki representitives – Jon Hammond
*Note: We will also be appearing at Winter NAMM Show, Frankfurt musikmesse Prolight + Sound and Summer NAMM Show 31st year – this is the New B3 of the Future, now! “The New Original” – JH
Jon Hammond is playing the New Hammond XK-5 Organ product from Suzuki Musical Instruments with “Modelled Tone Wheel 1” (MTW1)
Tone Generator. MTW™ (Modeled Tone Wheels)
Second segment: Japan Music Fair LIVE Get Back in The Groove XK5 featuring Koei Tanaka and Joe Berger plus special guest Tokuichi Inoue chromatic Harmonica Masters from Suzuki Musical Instruments – Jon Hammond is playing the new XK-5 Hammond organ and high power Leslie Speaker, the new standard in Hammond B3 digital organ, best modern Hammond organ in history, enjoy! Jon Hammond photo Steve aka Shunichi Horiuchi!

Third segment: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo — LATE RENT Theme Song in famous Hammond orgasm​ #Hammondorgasm Rock Club Tokyo Japan – Hammond B3 organ lounge where the late great Keith Emerson used to hang out – MUSICIANS: KOEI TANAKA harmonica, – Koei Tanaka​ JOE BERGER guitar, – Joe Berger​ KIMIAKI TOBE drums, – Kimiaki Tobe​ JON HAMMOND B3 organ – Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Funk Unit showcase on Nissan Stage Nashville Music City Center Summer NAMM:

Massive Stage. 31st Annual, Funky Jazz, #musikmesse #HammondOrgans #SpecialGuest #LeeOskar #TBA #Jon Hammond


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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