Hammond Report May 31 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - organist accordionist Jon Hammond with original music and stories - today's story is about a radio broadcast we did from AFN Europe Headquarters Frankfurt Jon Hammond Band first time I got Tony Lakatos to come over from next door at the hr-fernsehen and play with us on AFN, my original funk tune "Head Phone" and a story I told on the radio on 1550 AM KYOU KYCY Radio about the Jazzkeller in Frankfurt and our good friend Eugen Hahn the main man, enjoy and stay safe everybody! - Jon Hammond
Hammond performs in hospitals, nursing homes and prisons every month in addition to concerts world-wide. He is one of the premier B3 players in the world, playing professionally since age 12. Beginning as a solo accordionist, he later played the 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.
In Boston he played the “Combat Zone” and 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 toured the Northeast and Canada with the successful show revue “Easy Living”, and continued his appearances in Boston, New York. and Europe.
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