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    Posted December 23, 2012 by
    hammondcast
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    Hamburg, Germany
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    *WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Get Back in The Groove in Newessbar Hamburg Altona Downloaded 249 times  http://archive.org/details/NewessbarHamburgGetBackInTheGrooveTributeTo911 Newessbar Hamburg Get Back In The Groove Tribute to 9/11 Jon Hammond Band Lutz Buechner tenor sax Heinz Lichius drums Joe Berger guitar Jon Hammond Sk1 Hammond organ Original composition by Jon Hammond International ASCAP http://www.jonhammondband.com Thanks Olaf and Roman  Youtube http://youtu.be/b13jUY8WR_A  This particular XB-2 Hammond organ has gone around the world with me more times than I remember - played Heinekin Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, at least 5 or 6 Frankfurt Musikmesse's, Radio Melody Austria, NDR Radio Hamburg, Radio France Inter, Music China Shanghai, on cruise ships, AFN Radio, Prague Czech Republic even Louisville Kentucky!  - then came my XK-3, XK-1 and now touring with Sk1 - next stop: Atlanta, Jon Hammond  Serial number plate from my precious early model XB-2 old friend never let me down in my international travels - the later XB-2's had a completely different number plate underneath the organ - this one was one of the first pieces when it was introduced by my good friends at Suzuki Musical Instruments in year 1991 - special thanks to my hero - Hiromitsu Ono! Jon Hammond incredible job of designing - even The Rolling Stones used an XB-2!  Jon Hammond: My original XB-2 Hammond organ, one of the very first pieces on the job here on world-wide radio broadcast on AFN - American Forces Network at Frankfurt Headquarters, actual video: http://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" 873AM/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.  Wild Turkeys sighted in the rain today! Walking right down the middle of the road in a small herd or flock, highly-interesting! 

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