The Hammond Organ. Ask anyone who has played one on the club scene and they ’ll
tell you horror stories about jacking the B3 up fire escapes or removing doorframes;
not to mention the instrument’s sheer weight, alone. No question, the Hammond
is a super heavy organ.
Then there’s what’s under the hood. There are two layers of keys,
four sets of drawbars, and eighteen changeable presets, creating a sound that
arguably smokes any modern instrument. You need a virtuoso sitting behind the
Hammond or, somehow, it doesn’t erupt in...