JonHammond's Profile

Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar
Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974
Languages: English, German
*Jon is currently Host of daily CBS radio program HammondCast on KYOU & KYCY 1550 AM, 7 days a week at 4AM PST.
*Performing solo in Hospitals, Nursing Homes regularly. Bandleader for annual overseas dates for over 20 years.
*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 with Lou Colombo.
Member Since:May 25, 2005
Last Login:July 5, 2010
Location:New York, NY
Birthday:March 20
Music means to me:Music is my life.
Schools:Berklee College of Music, Santa Rosa Jr. College, City College San Francisco
General Interests:Music, Travel, 'Soft News'
Other Distractions:CBS 60 Minutes, Saturday Night Live, CNN


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Jon Hammond Slide Show
Sat 9/6/2008 9:42AM
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Sat 9/6/2008 9:21AM Steve Kushman the President of California Historical Radio Society aka CHRS interview by Jon Hammond on HammondCast Show KYOURADIO & KYCY 1550 AM. Interview with Steve and Jon filmed inside the historical studios of Radio KRE Berkeley CA built in 1937 and currently operated by the California Historical Radio Society as the premier Radio Museum and Headquarters of CHRS. One of KRE's many claims to fame was it's use as the set for Wolfman Jack's appearance in George Lucas' 'American Graffiti'. Jon Hammond. The audio portion of this interview was heard on Jon Hammond's daily radio program HammondCast Show ©2008" target='blank'>