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We Get Fan Mail!!

We get Fan Mail!

It’s always nice to check the social media here at Hammond USA HQ and see happy posts from any of our nearly 300 Official HamFam Artists.

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“Papa John” DeFrancesco Interviewed for NAMM

Jazz Legend “PAPA JOHN” DeFRANCESCO recently sat for the NAMM ORAL HISTORY series and told one of his many interesting stories. “Papa John” has truly “been there/done that” and it’s

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65th Annual DOWN BEAT Critics Poll: Hammond Artist WIL BLADES wins “Rising Star”

CONGRATULATIONS TO HAMMOND ARTIST WIL BLADES for winning the “RISING STAR” in the Organ category from this years DOWN BEAT CRITIC’S POLL. Hammond Hall-Of-Famer Joey DeFrancesco once again topped the

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Brian Charette’s Kürrent CD Release Party


BRIAN CHARETTE is one of our most prolific artists, and his newest project is a step beyond. Kürrent is a re-imagining of the traditional Organ Trio, and it sounds as

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Mark Stein’s Autobiography “You Keep Me Hangin’ On”


The Legendary MARK STEIN of The VANILLA FUDGE has released his autobiography, and the Hammond Artist has tales to tell! It has been said by many The Vanilla Fudge is

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HAMMOND HALL-OF FAMER GREGG ALLMAN (1947-2017)


It is with extreme regret we have learned of GREGG ALLMAN’S passing.

Gregg was one of the most influential Hammond Organists of all time, and a supremely soulful vocalist. The

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Dennis DeYoung is playing the Xk-5!


Superstar DENNIS DeYOUNG recently added a new Hammond Xk-5 to his stage rig, and visited HAMMOND USA HQ in Addison Illinois to work with Product Specialist STEVEN EAKLOR fine-tuning his

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Ken Stanton Contest Winner!


It’s always great to come to a HAMMOND IN THE HOUSE! We Recently did a short tour of the great KEN STANTON Music Stores in Atlanta, Ga., to let everyone

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Bob Malone and Ringo!


Hammond Artist BOB MALONE had the “dream” session recently with none other than RINGO STARR! Although Bob played Piano for Ringo, We love to share the great stories of the

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Hammond Artist Emiko Featured At World Youth Jazz Festival



Hammond Artist Emiko has been invited to perform at the World Youth Jazz Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from May 5-7, 2017 as well as give two Songwriter Masterclasses at

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