Hammond News

“Jazz Organic” on WDCB-FM in Chicago

If you live in the Chicago Area, and you need a dose of Hammond Jazz Soul, tune in to WDCB-FM (90.9) on Wednesday evenings at 6pm CDT, and listen to

Blues Legend “Deacon” Jones has passed

A sad day for the Hammond Family. Melvyn “Deacon” Jones has passed. A blues legend in Chicago and throughout the World. A really nice guy, as well. His autobiography is

Goldy McJohn R.I.P.

It is with a Heavy Heart we report the passing of a True Rock and Roll Organ Icon, Goldy McJohn of Steppenwolf. Goldy wasn’t an official Hammond Artist, but the

Marine Lacoste’s HIGHWAY HUNTERS New Video!!

Hammond Artist MARINE LACOSTE has a Rockin’new project, and they’ve released a new video “SO YOU CAN LOVE ME” to kick it off!
About the band:
For more than 50

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.

“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

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

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

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


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