One for the money two for the show – two shows for no money! Jon Hammond reflects

Frankfurt, Germany— musikmesse had a funny motto for this show “One for the money two for the show” – it was more like “two shows for no money”…still waiting for the one with the money don’t ya’ know! 
Organist / Accordionist Jon Hammond reflects after 32 consecutive years playing at Messe Frankfurt’s musikmesse musical instrument trade fair – Photo:

I played Excelsior Accordions midi accordion – Kevin Saxophone Mauder on tenor, Lee Oskar harmonica, Tyrone Starks trombone – Jon Hammond
#Musikmesse  #Money  #Accordion
— with William Tyrone StarksKevin SaxophoneLee Oskar    and musikmesse 


Hamburg, Germany— Amazing image of the ill fated “Olympia Explorer” fast Cruise Ship while it sat in the Blohm+Voss ship yard Hamburg for the longest time – amazing story about my friend Andy Christo’s ROYAL OLYMPIC CRUISES ship – too long to write here! – Photo by Michael August





 – Jon Hammond
#Cruiseship  #illfated  #blohmvoss 
— at Blohm+Voss 




Hall 9 and Galleria
With 56,000 square metres of event space on four levels, Hall 9 can be reached via the spectacular Galleria entrance structure.”

https://www.messefrankfurt.com/frankfurt/en/location/halls/hall9.html

56,000 m² on four levels
A taxi and bus access point is located right in front of the door through the Galleria.
800 parking spaces in the upper levels
4 built-in restaurants and several other catering stations

Photo by Andreas Meer – L to R:

Special Events Announcer Eleftherios Mavros aka Mavros Freitag, Joe Berger the guitarist, Peter Klohmann tenor saxophonist, Jon Hammond leader-organist + bass, Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM ex Tommy Tutone Band drums, Michael Falkenstein keyboards, Giovanni Totò Gulino drums – on Center Stage musikmesse ProLight + Sound – special thanks:
Wolfgang Lücke director Special Events & Entertainment Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound:

#WATCHMOVIE HERE: AFN Radio Powerlite Broadcast Host Margie Glad with Jon Hammond Band

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/JonHammondAFNPOWERLITEBroadcastFRAHEADQUARTERS_JONHAMMONDBand1994

Youtube https://youtu.be/S1DXhw1z_rc

This remarkable film documents 3/17 1994 AFN POWERLITE Show live broadcast of JON HAMMOND Band playing and talking on-air with host MARGIE GLAD ‘The Voice of AFN Europe” 873 AM MW at that time. First-ever public performance of original composition “Nu Funk” (“Hip Hop Chitlins”).

The broadcast was heard world-wide and recorded and later released on Jon Hammond’s album “Late Rent”. James Preston of band Sons of Champlin drums, Barry Finnerty gtr., Jon Hammond XB-2 organ/bass Joe Berger audio. *Special thanks: Marietta Windhorst, Andrea English (Prdcr.), David Osterloh, and the Crew at AFN Frankfurt Headquarters. *Note: Jon was pushing Musikmesse Frankfurt, their show next night at Brotfabrik with spcl. guest LEE OSKAR also on the web and Joan Baez & Mimi Farina Bread and Roses Orgnization for whom he has performed numerous shows in homeless shelters, hospitals and nursing homes.
©JON HAMMOND International 2007 * http://www.HammondCast.com Jon’s radio show HammondCast is heard daily early mornings on KYOU & KYCY 1550AM SF CA and streaming worldwide http://www.kyouradio.org

Producer Jon Hammond
Audio/Visual sound, color

Youtube https://youtu.be/ttx6l87Gtow

Musician Jon Hammond on AFN Europe TV Show PROFILE, Musikmesse Special. Jon worked together with AFN’s SSgt Albert Viera and SSG Terry Anderson to create this special entitled “Sound Cops” aka “Sound Police” or “Sound Polizei”

with very entertaining cameo appearances by Joe Berger (guitar) Michael Maier Falkenstein (Hammond organ with Jon) and the 2 Sound Polizei ‘Noise Control’ guys “Lorenzo” and his partner, busted for Electric Guitar Rocking!

You will find this story very enjoyable! Special thanks to AFN Europe and Musikmesse Frankfurt ©2007 http://www.HammondCast.com

Producer Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond Band Makes Trade Show History with Joe Lamond President CEO of NAMM on the band at musikmesse Photos Just In from Andreas Meer

*Note: Andreas Meer the great Master Rock Photographer lives in Frankfurt Germany – thanks for these fine photos Andreas!

musikmesse Jon Hammond Allstar Band Special Guests Center Stage: Joe Lamond d. from Tommy Tutone Band, Michael Falkenstein p. from James Brown – Band: Peter Klohmann t.s., Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Joe Berger g., Jon Hammond o. b. – Special Events Announcer
Eleftherios Mavros aka Mavros Freitag – Special Thanks Wolfgang Lücke Messe Frankfurt musikmesse Prolight + Sound Team

Michael Birk Veranstaltungslogistik GmbH Stage Crew

photo credit Bernie Capicchiano / Bernies Music Land of Australia


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

RIP James Preston (drums) – Jon Hammond

One for the money two for the show – two shows for no money! Jon Hammond reflects

One for the money, Two shows for no money, Messe Frankfurt, musikmesse, Explorer, Royal Olympic Cruises, Blues, Jazz, Accordion

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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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