Hammond News


Bill Doggett Centennial Celebrations

BILL DOGGETT One of the undisputed masters of Hammond Jazz. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth, two special events are being held. The First is in the


Dr. Lonnie Hits The WSJ!

Dr. Lonnie Smith continues his stratospheric climb! Here’s a fine notice of his new CD “Evolution” which appears in the current “Wall Street Journal”. (Click the article to read it)  


Eliot Lewis’ New Tune!

Our Artist ELIOT LEWIS has the coolest “Day Job” as the Keyboardist for Daryl Hall and John Oates onstage and for the “Live At Daryl’s House” Television program. Eliot also

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Matthew Whitaker Featured In Magazine

Our Young Master MATTHEW WHITAKER is featured this month in eCreative Magazine. Not only the subject of an in-depth article, but he also made it to the Magazine’s Cover! Check

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Mark Stein to be featured in Special Benefit Concert

Hammond Artist MARK STEIN of the Vanilla Fudge will be part of a special Concert March 12th benefitting “Rock And Roll For Children”, a charity for Ill children and their


Dr. Lonnie Smith Back On Blue Note!

Dr. Lonnie Smith, returns to BLUE NOTE records with a powerhouse set produced by Superstar helmsman Don Was, entitled Evolution. In various settings (including one with two drummers), Doc


Bernie Worrell Illness

A fundraising campaign has been launched to assist legendary keyboardist and Hammond Artist Bernie Worrell with medical bills. Worrell has been diagnosed with fourth stage lung cancer, which has metastasized

Dr. Lonnie Smith on Fallon

DR. LONNIE SMITH sat in with the ROOTS on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Jan 12th. ‪Doc was featured numerous times playing his Sk-2, swinging and bringing the

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VEL LEWIS featured in Magazine Article

Hammond Artist VEL LEWIS is featured in the October issue of JAZZ in M.E.E. Magazine.  “In The Spotlight” features the prolific Vel and catches us all up on his successful

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One of our youngest Artists, MATTHEW WHITAKER has a career with a NASA-like trajectory. He’s been traveling all over the World playing with top players and like Hammond itself, showing