Organ and Leslie Artists

When you play the Hammond Organ, you join a Brotherhood/Sisterhood for life.
No matter if you are an amateur or pro, if you dazzle or dabble, we’re all together in our love for the “King Of Instruments”.
The folks below have had widespread success in their respective fields behind the consoles of Hammond Organs.
Many of these names are familiar, some not, but you have something in common with each of them: The Hammond Passion.

Kenny Heard

Kenny Heard

Kenny Heard

Band/Affiliation : Southern Fried Funk/Self

Product:B-3

 

Kenny Heard was born in Compton, CA, where he fell in love with music, while playing drums in church.  He moved

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Ellis Hall

Ellis Hall

Ellis Hall

Band/Affliation: Tower of Power/R&B Artist/Jazz Legend

Product: SK2

“Hammond truly got it right!  The SK2 is a phenomenal instrument in the way it captures the B-3 Organ as

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Hazen Bannister

Hazen Bannister

Hazen Bannister

Band/Affiliation: Clemson University

Product: SK1

Hazen is the jazz piano professor, in the Department of Performing Arts, at Clemson University. Hazen studied classical piano at Lander University, and

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Samuel Wyatt

Samuel Wyatt

Samuel Wyatt

Band/Affiliation: Pop/Jazz Artist

Product: SK1-88

As a keyboardist, singer and songwriter, Samuel Wyatt has been breathing music since he was 12. Before that he listened and dreamed as

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Kevin McKendree

Kevin McKendree

Kevin McKendree

Band/Affiliation:  Mike Henderson Band/John Oates

Product:  SK1-73

“When I first played the Hammond SK1-73, I expected it to have a good, realistic B3 sound, it is a Hammond

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Steven Golden Jr

Steven Golden Jr

Steven Golden Jr.

Band/Affiliation: Gospel Artist

Product: B-3

The Musical Biography of Steven S. Golden, Jr.

     I was born on May 25, 1974 in Cleveland, OH.  I started playing the

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Lonnie Gasperini

Lonnie Gasperini

Lonnie Gasperini

Band/Affiliation: Jazz Artist

Product: B-3, Sk2

“The Sk2 is the perfect combo organ for the busy professional!  Hammond was able to replicate that authentic B3 and Leslie sound

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Kim Tibbs

Kim Tibbs

Kim Tibbs

Band/Affiliation: Bobby Rush

Product: B-3, Sk2

Many people play an instrument…Some are good; Others are great…Few people, however, have honed their craft and become accomplished at seeing their

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Tony Thomas

Tony Thomas

Tony Thomas

Band/Affiliation: Jazz Artist

Product: B-3, Sk2

Tony Thomas is a nationally known pianist/organist/keyboardist, currently based in Memphis.  He is a five-time winner of the Memphis Chapter of NARAS’

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Brian Auger

Brian Auger

Brian Auger

Hammond Hall of Fame 2014

Band/Affiliation: Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express

Product: B-3. Leslie Pedal

The legendary Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express has returned. The famed B3 and keyboard player,

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Brian Ames

Brian Ames

Brian Ames

Band Affiliation: Gospel Organist / Rock Piano Artist

Product: XK Pro System

Brian Ames has been playing keyboard instruments for the past 20 years. As a child he

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Lucky Peterson

Lucky Peterson

Lucky Peterson

Band Affiliation: Jazz/Blues Artist

Product: B-3

Currently performing at Blues Festivals around the USA and soon to be abroad in Canada and Germany.

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Ben Paterson

Ben Paterson

Ben Paterson

Band Affiliation:  Jazz Artist

Product: B3

A native of Philadelphia, Ben Paterson spent his younger years studying both classical and jazz music before moving to the great city

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Rufus McGee Jr

Rufus McGee Jr

Rufus McGee Jr

Product: Hammond B3, XK Series

Band/Affiliation: COGIC Gospel Artist

Rufus McGee Jr. son of Bishop & Lady Rufus and Linda McGee is Rochester’s best kept secret, however,

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Anthony Patler

Anthony Patler

Anthony Patler

Band/Affiliation: Dave Mason Band

Product: Sk1-73, Sk2, Sk1, B-3

A Palm Springs, CA native, Anthony Patler was born into a true show business family.  He began playing professionally

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Radam Schwartz

Radam Schwartz

Radam Schwartz

Band Affiliation: Jazz Artist

Product: B3

Radam Schwartz, Hammond B3 Organist and Jazz pianist, has built his reputation over the last 30 years playing with such great musicians

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Tullie Brae

Tullie Brae

Tullie Brae

Band/Affiliation: The Medicine Man Revue

Product: Sk1, XK-3c

Critics and peers alike agree that Tullie Brae has the praiseworthy vocal distinction and stage charisma that creates an unforgettable

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Michael “Mikey B3″ Burkart

Michael “Mikey B3″ Burkart

Michael “Mikey B3″ Burkart

Band/Affliation: New Orleans Studio Artist and Mikey B3 Project

Product: XK-1c, B3

As a native of New Orleans, Michael Burkart developed the foundation of his unique

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Dan Fogel

Dan Fogel

Dan Fogel

Band Affiliation: Jazz Artist

Product: B-3

Rooted firmly in the organ tradition with the great Hammond B-3 jazz players like Jimmy Smith, Groove Holmes, Don Patterson, Jimmy

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Rodrick Cliche

Rodrick Cliche

Rodrick Cliche

Band/Affiliation:  Joss Stone, songwriter/producer

Product: SK2

Cliche (born Rodrick Terrell Simmons on June 19, 1982 in Charleston, South Carolina) is  a singer, songwriter, producer, and musician that will

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Ralph T. Lofton Jr.

Ralph T. Lofton Jr.

Ralph T. Lofton Jr.

Band/Affiliation: The Williams Brothers

Product: B3

At nine years old, Ralph spontaneously began playing the piano at a church service in Memphis, Tennessee. His curiosity led

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Marc Adams

Marc Adams

Marc Adams

Band/Affiliation:  International Recording and Performing Artist

Products:  XK-1c, B3

The first call for the touring, recording and performing Hammond organ and piano community in New Orleans. His history

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Rick Lagneaux

Rick Lagneaux

Rick Lagneaux

Band/Affiliation: Wayne Toups & Zydecajun

Product: Sk1-88

My career has been up and down, starting with learning to play piano on my mother’s old upright…Between Fats Domino songs

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Rob Martucci

Rob Martucci

Rob Martucci

Band/Affiliation:  Billy Childers band

A variety of genres and musical styles were an early influence on Rob during his childhood years.  Growing up around the Chicago music scene

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Luther Allman

Luther Allman

Luther Allman

Band/Affiliation:  Contemporary Gospel Keyboardist

Products:  B-3, C-3, XK-1c, XM-2, XMc-2

Luther was first introduced to a Hammond C3 in a church in Harlem, NY in the 1950s. Up

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Bob Heil

Bob Heil

Bob Heil

Band Affiliation: Pop B-3 Pioneer

Products: B-3

When you go to a concert today and see the massive PA systems that allow you to hear every whisper and

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Martin Guigui

Martin Guigui

Martin Guigui

Band/Affiliation: Billy F. Gibbons, Engineer, Producer, and Director

Products: B-3 and Sk2

Martin Guigui is a Grammy nominated engineer/producer and award winning filmmaker. Guigui has Produced over

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emiko

emiko

emiko

Band/Affiliation: International singer, songwriter, Pop Artist

Products: Sk1-73

“There’s something so incredibly inspiring about my SK-1. I feel like it’s a happy organ and it’s a really invigorating feeling

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Alan Hewitt

Alan Hewitt

Alan Hewitt

Band/Affiliation: The Moody Blues/Justin Hayward

Product: Sk-1

Love my Hammond SK ! It’s got all the things I like, from dirty distortion to true Hammond sweetness. I’m using

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Gary Swan

Gary Swan

Gary Swan

Band/Affiliation: Etta James/Pointer Sisters/Solo Artist

Products: Sk2, Sk1-73

Gary Swan performed Chopin at his first organ recital at age twelve after two lessons. By the age of sixteen

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Dr. Gayle Serdan

Dr. Gayle Serdan

Dr. Gayle Serdan, D.M.A

Band/Affiliation:  On the Soul Level, Jazz Artist

Products: XK Pro System/Sk-88

A graduate from the University of Southern California’s prestigious Thornton School of Music, Gayle has

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Kat Lucas

Kat Lucas

Kat Lucas

Band/Affiliation:  Pink, Belle Ayre, Singer/Songwriter/Producer

Product: Sk1

Kat Lucas is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer from Toronto, Canada.  She currently plays keyboards, guitar, and sings backup vocals

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Atticus Finch

Atticus Finch

Atticus Finch

Band/Affiliation:  Bruce in the USA

Products:  Sk2

“I was one of the lucky ones” says Atticus. “My mom was an organist, so I grew up with a Hammond

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Kevin Krohn

Kevin Krohn

Kevin Krohn

Products:  Sk1-73

Band/Affiliation:  Pink Floyd Experience

Kevin Krohn is an L.A.-born, San Diego-based keyboardist/vocalist/multi-instrumentalist composer and performer who has been playing live since he was 16.  Acting as

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Wil Blades

Wil Blades

Wil Blades

Band/Affiliation:  International Jazz Artist

Products:  B-3

From cookin’ with Blues legend John Lee Hooker, organ summits with B-3 master Dr. Lonnie Smith, television and radio appearances, Wil Blades

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Red Young

Red Young

Red Young

Band/Affiliation: Solo Artist, Eric Burdon

Products: Sk2, B-3

Red Young is a pianist, organist, arranger, producer, vocalist and artist.  Born in Ft Worth, TX, Red started playing piano

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Steve Peffer

Steve Peffer

Steve Peffer

Band/Affiliation:  Alabama

Products:  Sk1, XK-3c

Steve has been in the music industry for 15 + years. Over the years, he has worked for many artists. The short list

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PJ Morgan

PJ Morgan

PJ Morgan

Band/Affiliation: Gospel artist/BET

Products:  Sk2, B-3

Best known as the Organist’s organist, Master Instructor Paul Laurence Morgan, affectionately known as “PJ Morgan” was born in the Washington D.C.

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Bernie Worrell

Bernie Worrell

Bernie Worell

Band/Affiliation: Parliament-Funkadelic/Talking Heads/Pil/Bernie Worrell Orchestra

Product: Sk2, B-3

How many artists can say they were in on the ground floor of an honest-to-Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

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Brian Charette

Brian Charette

Brian Charette

Band/Affiliation: Jazz Artist

Product: Sk1

Brian Charette has established himself as a leading voice in modern jazz. Square One (2014 Posi-Tone), his seventh and latest record, presents a

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Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson

Hammond Hall Of Fame-2014

Band/Affiliation: the Nice/Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Product: B-3, Sk1-88

Hailed as a keyboard legend, Keith Emerson has been one of the most

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Mallory Lennon

Mallory Lennon

Mallory Lennon

Band/Affiliation: Mallory Lennon Band

Product: Sk-1

Born and raised in Chicago, Mallory Lennon is a universal musical muse. Just barely edging over the playful age of twenty one,

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Paul Darrow

Paul Darrow

Paul Darrow

Band/Affiliation: Jazz/Rock/Blues Artist

Product: Sk-1

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Robby Robinson

Robby Robinson

Robby Robinson

Band/Affiliation: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

Product: Sk1, XK-1c, B-3

“I am blessed to wear a lot of musical hats….but there is nothing more enjoyable, nothing more

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Peter Keys

Peter Keys

Peter Keys

Band: Lynyrd Skynyrd

Product: Sk2, B-3, XK Vintage System

Peter was born in 1965, and began playing  piano at the age of 4. His first performance was

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Danny Rader

Danny Rader

Danny Rader

Band Affiliation: Keith Urban/solo artist

Product: Sk1-73, XK-3c

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Jason Matthews

Jason Matthews

Jason Matthews

Band/Affiliation: Artist/Producer/The Politix.

Products: Sk2

Jason Matthews is a Miami-based artist, pianist, keyboardist, composer, and producer who grew up in the in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Originally

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Ike Stubblefield

Ike Stubblefield

Ike Stubblefield

Band/Affiliation: R&B/Rock Pioneer Product: B-3

Hammond B3 virtuoso Ike Stubblefield is a music industry legend. With almost 50 years in the business, you may think he’s seen and

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Cleveland Bonéy

Cleveland Bonéy

Cleveland Bonéy

 

Band/Affiliation: Jazz/R&B Artist

Product: B-3

Cleveland Bonéy, classically trained pianist and organist, began to play his instrument when he was only four years old.  With nearly 34

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Andy Whittington

Andy Whittington

Andy Whittington

Band/Affiliation:Professor of Jazz, U of N.C. Wilmington

Product:Sk-2/Xk-2

Andy Whittington currently serves as the Jazz Piano Instructor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.  Jazz piano

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Alvin Coleman III

Alvin Coleman III

Alvin Coleman III

Band/Affiliation: COGIC Artist

Product:A-100/B-3

Alvin Coleman, III (T-Rey) was born and raised in Forrest City, Arkansas. He is the proud son of Alvin and Carreather Coleman,

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Prof. Dr. Daniel Mark Eberhard

Prof. Dr. Daniel Mark Eberhard

Prof. Dr. Daniel Mark Eberhard

Band/Affiliation: Jazz Artist

Product: Xk-3c

Versatility and flexibility. If you want to characterise Daniel Mark Eberhard’s strong points these two words are probably the most

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Moe Denham

Moe Denham

Moe Denham

Band/Affiliation: Jazz Artist

Product: B-3

Nashville-based session musician Moe Denham has tamed the beast over decades as a sideman to some of the biggest names in jazz and

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Roger Smith

Roger Smith

Roger Smith

Band/Affiliation: Tower Of Power

Product: Portable B-3 mkII

Rogers’s first introduction to the organ was through Philadelphia’s Jimmy McGriff. The legendary jazz organist had a relative that lived

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Alicia McCracken Morgan

Alicia McCracken Morgan

Alicia McCracken Morgan

Band/Affiliation:Blues & Jazz Artist

Product:B-3/Sk-1

New York-born and Florida-raised, Alicia McCracken Morgan taught herself to play the piano at age nine, beginning a lifelong addiction

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Felix Cavaliere

Felix Cavaliere

Felix Cavaliere

HAMMOND HALL OF FAME

Band/Affiliation: Young Rascals/Rascals

Product:B-3/Sk-2

Felix Cavaliere was born Nov. 29, 1942 in Pelham NY. His mother was a Pharmacist and his father was

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Gregg Fox

Gregg Fox

Gregg Fox

Band/Affiliation: Louis Prima, Jr.

Product:Sk-1/88

Keyboardist Gregg Fox has performed for hundreds of thousands of fans in major venues across the country and has recorded and performed

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Matthew Whitaker

Matthew Whitaker

Matthew Whitaker

Product: Portable B-3mkII, XK Pro System, Sk2

Band/Affiliation: Gospel, Jazz, and R&B Artist

Matthew Whitaker, a resident of Hackensack NJ, is truly a gifted musician.  His desire

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Jonathan Cain

Jonathan Cain

Jonathan Cain

Band:JOURNEY/The BABYS/BAD ENGLISH

Product:Xk-1

After performing, writing and recording with some of the best known bands of the eighties, keyboardist and longtime member Jonathan Cain can
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Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Product:B-3

Band/Affiliation: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

Alex Smith, a pianist, organist, composer, and arranger, has performed with a diverse array of musicians from jazz greats Tony

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Ron Oswanski

Ron Oswanski

Ron Oswanski

Band/Affiliation:Jazz Artist/Organik Vibe Trio

Products: B3mkIIP/Sk2/Leslie 3300

Born in Toledo on March 17, 1974, Oswanski started serious piano studies as a child with Mark Kieswetter, an Ohio

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Mabel Pleasure

Mabel Pleasure

Mabel Pleasure

Band/Affiliation:Gospel, Jazz & R&B Artist

Product:B-3

As I was sitting in my seat at the age of 5. I rose from my seat because the sound

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Billy Earheart

Billy Earheart

Billy Earheart

Band/Affiliation:Amazing Rhythm Aces

Product:B-3/Xk-3c

Southern feel, soul, rhythm and blues, country, rock & roll, greasy honky
tonks; these things come to mind when thinking about Grammy

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Dan Chase

Dan Chase

Dan Chase

Band/Affiliation:The Humble Organisms

Product:Sk-2

Dan Chase is a jazz pianist and organist currently based in Chicago. He began performing professionally at the age of 16 with
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Tollak

Tollak

Tollak Ollestad

Band/Affiliation:Soul/Pop/Jazz/Rock Artist

Product:Sk1-73

Tollak grew up in Seattle Wash. but has lived, recorded and performed all over the world. He has over the years used his

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Tim Deats

Tim Deats

Tim Deats

Band/Affiliation: Dustin Evans

Instrument: XK-3

Tim first started seriously playing on piano and Hammond organs at the age of 13 years old,  when he would sneak into the

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Daniel Fisher

Daniel Fisher

Daniel Fisher

Band/Affiliation:Pink Droyd

Product:Sk2

Daniel Fisher started his music training in the late ’60s on a Hammond B-3 which was kept in the nunnery of a Chicago

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Kyle Flynn

Kyle Flynn

Kyle Flynn

Band/Affiliation:Father John Misty

Product:Sk-1

Though the Los Angeles based Kyle Flynn is a professional pianist/organist and touring member of the band Father John Misty, his relationship

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Rob Manzitti

Rob Manzitti

Rob Manzitti

Band/Affiliation: The Rusty Wright Band

Product:Sk1-73/Sk2

 

Robert John Manzitti is a talented and lifelong musician who started out on the accordion winning several national championships. He played

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Tim Akers

Tim Akers

Tim Akers

Band / Affiliation: Rascal Flatts/Smoking Section
Product: Sk1

Tim Akers is a keyboard player, songwriter, arranger and producer living in Nashville, TN. His work as a studio session

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Jim Alfredson

Jim Alfredson

Jim Alfredson

Band / Affiliation: Organissimo/Janiva Magness

Product: Sk2, XK-1c, B-3

“The SK2 fits in so many different musical situations, they should’ve called it the Hammond Multi-Tool. Need acoustic piano?

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Rob Antecki

Rob Antecki

Rob Antecki

Band / Affiliation: Session Artist
Product: XK-3C

Currently based in Grand Rapids, MI, composer, songwriter, and keyboardist Rob Antecki has founded and written for several regional bands including

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Jeremy Baum

Jeremy Baum

Jeremy Baum

Band/Affliation: Jazz/Blues
Product: XK Pro System

Born in 1971, just outside Woodstock, NY, Jeremy grew up in a community famous for its musical culture. It was during those

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Jim Beard

Jim Beard

Jim Beard

Band / Affiliation: Steely Dan/Dukes of September
Product:
XK Pro System

Jim Beard is a performer, writer and producer who has had long standing working relationships with artists

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Michel Benebig

Michel Benebig

Michel Benebig

Band / Affiliation: Jazz Artist
Product: B3

Michel Bénébig was born in New Calédonia -Nouméa-City on June 27/ 1964. He started playing électric-bass, accordéon and électronic-Organ ( Farfisa

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Jimmie Bones

Jimmie Bones

Jimmie Bones

Band / Affiliation: Kid Rock
Product:
B3-mk2

Jimmie Bones (born James Trombly ) is the quiet, behind-the-scenes musician who is part of the current national focus on the

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Paul Brown

Paul Brown

Paul Brown

Band / Affiliation: Rock and Blues solo artist/Grammy Nominated Producer
Product: XK Pro System, Sk1-88

Born in Madison Wisconsin July 4th, 1963, Multi Award Winning, Producer Keyboardist Paul

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Christian Matthew Cullen

Christian Matthew Cullen

Christian Matthew Cullen

Band / Affiliation: Night Ranger
Product: SK1, SK1-73, SK2

“Hammond SK-1?! This thing is a BEAST… It’s classic drawbar tones combined with Hammond’s new digital Leslie sim

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Linda Dachtyl

Linda Dachtyl

Linda Dachtyl

Band/Affliation: Jazz Artist
Product: B3, PRO XK

Linda is a performer, composer, and music instructor at Kenyon College. Her playing experience includes jazz, blues, rock, and classical music

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Dennis DeYoung

Dennis DeYoung

Dennis DeYoung

Band/Affiliation: Singer/Songwriter/solo artist/Styx
Product: XK-3c

Dennis DeYoung is a founding member of the rock group Styx. The Chicago-based band originated in 1962 when 14 year old DeYoung and

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Justin Dillard

Justin Dillard

Justin Dillard

Band / Affiliation: The DOT/GIT down Artist
Product: Sk2

Born and raised on the west side of Chicago and attending both Vandercook College of Music and The Velvet

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Geoff Downes

Geoff Downes

Geoff Downes

Band/Affiliation: Yes/Asia

Product: Sk1

Born in Stockport, England, Geoff received his passion for music through a family connection; his father had been organist and choirmaster at a church

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Neal Doughty

Neal Doughty

Neal Doughty

Band / Affiliation: REO Speedwagon
Product: B3

Neal was a founding member of REO Speedwagon, the only one still in the current line-up. 157 Riverside Avenue, the oldest

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Steven Eaklor

Steven Eaklor

Steven Eaklor

Band / Affiliation: Concert Artist
Product: Sk2

Steven Eaklor is one of the most versatile and accomplished Concert and Recording organists in the world. Equally at home in

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Guy Fletcher

Guy Fletcher

Guy Fletcher

Band / Affiliation: Dire Straits/Mark  Knopfler
Product: XK-3c

In 1960, the year I was born in Maidstone, Kent, music was already a way of life in our household.

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Peter Gallinari

Peter Gallinari

Peter Gallinari

Band/Affliation: Richie Scarlet/Leslie West
Product: Sk1

At age 8, Peter began his musical career playing the keyboards.

Peter utilizes both his rock and blues skills to create

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John Gamino

John Gamino

John Gamino

Band / Affiliation: Mondo Drag
Product: XK1

John entered the Hammond family as a part of the in-house sales team, but has since taken his talents out on

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Leo Genovese

Leo Genovese

Leo Genovese

Band / Affiliation: Esperanza Spaulding
Product: Sk1

the hammond sk1 will make you happy.

Is the sound people use to get closer to god.

ideal for your home,

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Gerard Gibbs

Gerard Gibbs

Gerard Gibbs

Band/Affiliation: James Carter Trio
Product: Sk2

Gerard William Gibbs, born November 16th 1967, has been a lover of Jazz ever since his father introduced him at the tender

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Larry Goldings

Larry Goldings

Larry Goldings

Band / Affiliation: James Taylor
Product: Sk1

“I love the realism and the warmth of the SK 1, and the Leslie effect is the best I’ve heard in

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Marty Grebb

Marty Grebb

Marty Grebb

Band / Affiliation: Eric Clapton/Bonnie Raitt
Product: PRO XK

Born September 2, 1946, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Born into a musical family, in which were several professional musicians, Grebb

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Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond

Jon Hammond

Band / Affiliation: Jazz Artist
Product:
Sk1

Jon began his musical career at age 12 in the San Francisco Bay Area playing organ and accordion in bands and

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Mark Herman

Mark Herman

Mark Herman

Band / Affiliation: Concert Artist
Product: B-3mk2

Theatre Organ Phenom Mark Herman began studying the piano at seven and began classical organ lessons at the age of 12.  

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Lorenzo Johnson

Lorenzo Johnson

Lorenzo Johnson

Band / Affiliation: Ledisi
Product: SK1

There is no doubt that Lorenzo Johnson is a multi-talented musician. This native of Alexandria, VA developed a love of music at

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Matthew Kaminski

Matthew Kaminski

Matthew Kaminski

Band / Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Product: Sk1

Born in Chicago, IL, Matthew Kaminski has been playing the Hammond Organ since he was five years old. Studying under Chicago

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Terry Lawless

Terry Lawless

Terry Lawless

Band / Affiliation: U2 / Pink
Product: SK2

“The SK2 has now become my “single keyboard”. I used to have to take two boards to cover a gig.

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Mike LeDonne

Mike LeDonne

Mike LeDonne

Band / Affiliation: Jazz Artist
Product: Sk2

Pianist and composer Mike LeDonne was born in Bridgeport, CT, in 1956. LeDonne was practically raised at his parents’ music store

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Brady Leffler

Brady Leffler

Brady Leffler

Band / Affiliation: Hot Chelle Rae
Product: SK1-73, The Leslie Pedal

“On a digital keyboard: the piano sounds, I’m boldly stating, are the best I’ve heard and the

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Eliot Lewis

Eliot Lewis

Eliot Lewis

Band / Affiliation: Hall & Oates, Live from Daryl’s House
Product: Sk1, Sk2, Leslie Pedal

“After playing the SK1 this will certainly be my main gigging axe for

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Bob Malone

Bob Malone

Bob Malone

Band/Affliation: John Fogerty
Product: XK3c

Los Angeles based BOB MALONE plays keyboards with rock legend John Fogerty, and continues a long running and successful solo career. He plays

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Scott May

Scott May

Scott May

Band / Affiliation: The Ides of March
Product: Sk2/Leslie Pedal/XkPro System

Scott May (b.1954) is a Musician/Producer best known as the Organist of Chicago’s Ides Of March since

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Alex Nester

Alex Nester

Alex Nester

Band  / Affiliation: Self/Tito Jackson/Salvador Santana
Product: Sk1

In a music industry saturated with fly-by-night singles, auto-tune madness and pre-packaged artist development, vocalist Alex Nester simply refuses to

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Ryo Okumoto

Ryo Okumoto

Ryo Okumoto

Band/Affliation: Spock’s Beard
Product: Sk1, Sk1-73

Ryo Okumoto was born in Osaka, Japan. He began playing classical piano at the age of three and was a professional, touring

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Lou Pardini

Lou Pardini

Lou Pardini

Band / Affiliation: Chicago
Product: XK-3C

Lou is an American Grammy-nominated keyboardist, songwriter, and vocalist. He has worked with notable musicians such as Stevie Wonder and Santana, and,

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John Paruolo

John Paruolo

John Paruolo

Band / Affiliation: Jack Mack and the Heart Attack
Product: SK1

John Paruolo’s home town of Chicago provided the launching pad and musical education for a flourishing 40-year

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Ricky Peterson

Ricky Peterson

Ricky Peterson

Band / Affiliation: David Sanborn
Product: Sk2

A life long Minnesotan whose sound has always focused on a characteristically “Minneapolis” sound, Ricky Peterson is best known for his

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Josh Phillips

Josh Phillips

Josh Phillips

Band / Affiliation: Procol Harum
Product: PRO XK

Josh began his career at sixteen playing organ on the soundtrack to (and subsequently appearing in) the cult 1979 movie

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Phil Porter

Phil Porter

Phil Porter

Band / Affiliation: Chase
Product: B3

In 1971, Phil started rehearsing with the jazz-rock band, Chase. Within a few months, the band signed a record deal and moved

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Freddie Ravel

Freddie Ravel

Freddie Ravel

Band / Affiliation: Santana
Product: XK-3C

Bridging his distinguished career from the international music icons to the visionary business leaders of our time, TUNE UP to success® Founder

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Rev. Jimmie Smith

Rev. Jimmie Smith

Rev. Jimmie Smith

Band / Affiliation: Gospel/Jazz Artist

Product: Sk2

“I am In Love with the SK2! I Have been playing the Hammond B3 for almost 25 years now and

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Dr. Lonnie Smith

Dr. Lonnie Smith

Dr. Lonnie Smith

HAMMOND HALL OF FAME  2014

Band / Affiliation: Jazz Legend
Product: B-3 / SK2

“The SK 1 and SK 2! Surpass expectations of a light weight tastefully

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Macie Stewart

Macie Stewart

Macie Stewart

Band / Affiliation: Marrow
Product: Sk1

“The Hammond SK-1 has expanded my keyboard presence on stage far beyond any other keyboard I’ve ever used. Its versatility and portability

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Akiko Tsuruga

Akiko Tsuruga

Akiko Tsuruga

Band / Affiliation: Jazz Artist
Product: Sk2

Hailing from Osaka, Japan, Akiko Tsuruga has been a mainstay in the New York jazz scene since 2001. This talented young

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Rev. Moses Tyson

Rev. Moses Tyson

Rev. Moses Tyson Jr.

Band / Affiliation: Gospel
Product: Mini B

Hammond B-3 organs are a difficult tool to master, but few have done it as gracefully as organist Moses

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Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams

Affiliation: Bobby Jones Gospel/BET
Product: SK1

“The SK1 has been an amazing addition to my rig on BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel! I was blown away by the growl

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Deryl Winston Sr.

Deryl Winston Sr.

Deryl Winston Sr.

Band / Affiliation: Gospel Artist
Product: B3

Deryl Winston Sr., a long-time resident of San Diego, began playing the Hammond organ at the age of 14 while

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