Uptempo LATE RENT Lift Off! 1989 Mikell's TV: JON HAMMOND Combo Lifting Off at Mikell's NYC powered by the top-shelf Rhythm Section of BERNARD 'PRETTY PURDIE drums & CHUGGY CARTER percussion, ALEX FOSTER sax, BARRY FINNERTY guitar and JON HAMMOND at his 1959 Hammond B3 Organ/bass. This highly uptempo rendition of 'LATE RENT', Jon Hammond's theme song from his long-time TV and Radio show is cooking so hard that you won't believe it. Bernard's 2 children, Henry & Phyllis were there to hear their father on Hammond's band and make a cameo appearance. This film was previously shown on Jon's TV show 'The Jon Hammond Show' now in it's 23rd year on Time Warner and RCN TV in New York City USA. Get ready for Lift Off! c)2006 JON HAMMOND International, Inc. NY, NY, USA
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This outstanding 1989 film clip captures the excitement and up-close look at the very-first pairing up of organist JON HAMMOND'S combo with studio drummer BERNARD PURDIE playing the Lee Morgan classic 'SIDEWINDER' including solo by Bernard. Bernard's 2 children were in the house that night along with musicians including HUGH MASAKELA at MIKELL'S on Columbus & W.97th St. which was the traditional 'musicians hang' in those days. Jon broke out his mint 1959 Hammond B3 for the occasion, enjoy! *More Info: *******www.HammondCast**** Musicians: JON HAMMOND-B3 organ, ALEX FOSTER-sax, BARRY FINNERTY-gtr., CHUGGY CARTER-perc., BERNARD PURDIE-drums *Note: Jon Hammond is Host of CBS Radio daily program 'Jon Hammond's Afternoon Slide' M-F 3PM PST KYCY/KYOU 1550 AM, 23rd year TV Show and touring world wide.
October 9 1998 Jon Hammond brought legendary studio drummer Bernard Purdie 'The Hit Maker' back to San Francisco to play for the first time since the Live Aretha Franklin at Fillmore recordings in March of 1971. The concert went down in North Beach San Francisco at COCODRIE Club. Here they are playing a Jon Hammond Band original 'Hip Hop Chitlins' with an explosive and impromptu drum solo from Bernard that is pure Funk. On the band: Bennett Friedman tenor sax, Barry Finnerty guitar, Bernard Purdie drums, Jon Hammond organ & bass *Special thanks: Scott Rootenberg of Cocodrie. *More info: *******www.HammondCast**** c)2007 Catch Jon's radio show on CBS' KYOU 1550AM 7 days a week 4AM PST Tags: Bernard Purdie, Funk, Chitlins, Jon Hammond, Organ, ASCAP, HammondCast, Hit Maker