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Hammond Organ USA names EMIKO as Social Media Liaison

Hammond USA Executive Vice President Phu Nguyen today named Hammond Artist EMIKO as Social Media Liaison for Hammond USA. This appointment expands Emiko’s current duties as Anchor/Producer of Hammond’s “HTV”

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Dr. Lonnie Smith Honored as NEA Jazz Master

Hammond Hall-Of-Famer Dr. Lonnie Smith will be honored as an NEA JAZZ MASTER at a tribute concert to be held in Washington DC on Monday, April 3rd. The Kennedy Center

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Ikutaro Kakehashi, Founder Of Roland Musical Instruments, Passes at 87

It is with profound sadness we learn of Kakehashi-San’s death at age 87. He was a giant in the world of Music. Our warmest thoughts are with his family and

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Mark Stein, the 1st Hammond Artist to record with the Xk-5

MARK STEIN legendary Organist and Vocalist for the VANILLA FUDGE recently made history by becoming the first Hammond Artist to record with the revolutionary new Xk-5. Upon Mark’s advice, Tom

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Organissimo’s New CD! “B3tles”

Organissimo, led by Hammond Artist JIM ALFREDSON has released their new CD, “B3tles” and it’s FAB!. The Trio has taken a whole bunch of Beatles tunes,

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Hammond Artist Ondre J and Grammy Winner Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter Best Jazz Vocal Grammy™

Congratulations to GREGORY PORTER who won the Grammy™ for Best Jazz Vocal this year. Why do we celebrate him here? Well, he’s GREAT, to

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EMIKO’S “Simple Love”

Emiko’s “Simple Love”

Hammond Artist and HTV host EMIKO is about to release a very special song inspired by her Son and Hammond USA’s recently deceased Director of Sales and

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Jason Matthews and Electric Kif Featured at Festival

Our Young Artists continue to spread the Hammond Gospel. JASON MATTHEWS, along with his group “Electric Kif” will be featured in the Ground-Up Music Festival Feb 10-12 in Miami

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SOUND SOUL SUMMIT VI (For Gregg) IN FEBRUARY!

Sound Soul Summit (for Gregg)

Weds Feb 22nd 2017•St. Charles, Illinois

In the past few years Hammond’s SOUND SOUL SUMMITs have become legendary as some of the greatest concerts ever

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A Tour of RICK WAKEMAN’S Stage Rig


Keyboard Magazine’s Dave Bryce interviews Hammond Artist RICK WAKEMAN about his massive ARW (Anderson-Rabin-Wakeman) Stage Rig. Rick says some great things about his Sk1-73 and relates the story of how

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