Hammond News

Joey DeFrancesco (1971-2022)


Hammond Hall-Of-Fame Organist Joey DeFrancesco has passed away at the age of 51.
Joey DeFrancesco was 16 years old when he signed an exclusive recording contract with Columbia Records. The

Ronnie Foster New CD “Reboot”


Veteran Hammond Artist RONNIE FOSTER has returned to Blue Note Records after 50 years with an incredible new album “Reboot”. The album has many different facets and features Ronnie’s smooth-as-silk

DOWNBEAT Critics Poll


The New Downbeat Critics Poll has been released, and we are proud to see Our Artists LARRY GOLDINGS, BRIAN CHARETTE, MIKE LeDONNE, BRIAN AUGER,and BARBARA DENNERLEIN on the list. Also

Jon Hammond Kicks Off NAMM Expo


Our swinging Artist JON HAMMOND and his Funk Unit got the recent NAMM EXPO underway in Anaheim California, with a rousing set to open the show on the ADJ Arena

Xk-5 System Update!


Update your Xk-5’s System NOW!
Go HERE:System Update Page
Download the package and follow the directions contained there.

THE SKX PRO PRODUCT PAGE IS LIVE!!

The SkxPRO Product page is LIVE

CLICK HERE to get straight to the page of this remarkable new HAMMOND!

Great article on Hammond History

A GREAT article on Hammond History

Well worth reading is this in-depth article on Hammond History recently published (12/27/21) in the Village Voice. Author MATT ROGERS offers a great read,

Moe Denham (1940-2021)


Sad news-Nashville B-3 Jazz stalwart MOE DENHAM has passed. A fine gentleman and soulful player.
Details to follw…

Dr. Lonnie Smith (1942-2021)

Dr. Lonnie Smith (1942-2021)

When one sees most photos of Dr. Lonnie Smith, the impression is one of mystery. The turban, the robes, the beads, the moustache/beard, and especially the

TIM AKERS (1962-2021)


Devastated by the passing of our Hammond Brother TIM AKERS. A total virtuoso, and the nicest guy you could meet. He played with Rascal Flatts and Vince Gill, among others,