Hammond News



Jazz Organist MELVIN RHYNE has passed away at the age of 76 in Indianapolis. Mel was best known as the Organist for Guitar Legend Wes Montgomery, and also played for

Eliot Lewis

Eliot Lewis Debuts SK1

Watch the SK1 in Action!

Eliot Lewis from “Live from Daryl’s House”

Eliot Lewis (acclaimed keyboardist/composer), member of the Hammond SK family, can be seen on the award winning show


Hammond USA Announces New Leslie Products

Hammond Organ USA announces the release at the 2013 Winter NAMM of a series of new Leslie Speakers, and the first-ever Digital Leslie Pedal.

Joining the line is the smallest-ever



Hammond Organ USA announces the release of the XK Vintage System at the 2013 Winter NAMM. The XK Vintage System has at its heart, Hammond’s flagship portable organ, the XK-3c.


Hammond USA Announces New Marketing Campaign

The Sound, The Soul, The One.

A new marketing campaign with a focus of bringing a fresh, modern light to the legend’s image, while keeping the vintage flame alive. It


Hammond USA Announces First-ever Digital Leslie Pedal

Hammond Organ USA announces the release at the 2013 Winter NAMM of their first-ever Digital Leslie Pedal. Designed and built in America, the Leslie Pedal allows the distinctive rotary, moving


Hammond Birthday

Today is the birthday of one of the men that has helped make Rock and Roll music, as well as all music have special sound. Name the greatest keyboard player


Hammond Artist Ricky Peterson

Hammond Artist Ricky Peterson recently took delivery of a new SK-2 while on tour with Saxophone great David Sanborn. David arrived during Ricky’s soundcheck and after entering the stage, asked


Dr. Lonnie Smith was awarded a unique honor

Hammond Artist and Jazz Legend Dr. Lonnie Smith was awarded a unique honor by Mayor Byron Brown of the City Of Buffalo New York on August 5th when they proclaimed

Lorenzo Johnson

Sk1 in the White House

New Hammond Endorsee LORENZO JOHNSON took his new Sk1 “to the top” recently, playing for President Obama’s 50th birthday party at the White House, with top talent Ledisi. Hail to