Beginning of a Long Tour! – Accordionist Organ Composer Band Leader Jon Hammond

Beginning of a Long Tour! – Accordionist Organ Composer Band Leader Jon Hammond

Chicago, Illinois — Too small to play accordion here – but 10 years later, I start gigging. – Jon Hammond *just add mustache!
http://jonhammondband.com/news.html

1971 Topanga Canyon California – photo courtesy of Bob Fratti

The Moscow Russia concerts – Jon Hammond

Frankfurt musikmesse for P.Mauriat saxophones

1976 Easy Livin’ show band

A few years ago with my precious Giulietti Classic 127 electric accordion – Jon Hammond

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: Jon Hammond Show 0526

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondShow0526

Youtube https://youtu.be/VvVfTxgzHLA

Jon Hammond Show 0526


Keys to Happiness – Jon Hammond for Excelsior accordions photo by Elmar Lemes

Long tour, accordion, organ, band leader, composer, Jon Hammond, funk, jazz, blues

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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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