Hammond B-3 Archive
Not quite at the “chicken shack” level but still a solid groove. Jerry Weldon – Those Were The Days – CellarLive CL011218 56:53***: ( Jerry Weldon – tenor saxophone; Kyle Koehler – Hammond B-3 Organ; Colby Inzer – drums; Daniel Sadownick – percussion #2,3,6) Like flowers in the spring, journeyman tenor saxophonist Jerry Weldon has […]
B3 jazz at its best! Robert Kennedy – Closer To Home – Self-Produced, 63:01 ***1/2 (Robert Kennedy – Hammond B-3; Terence Brewer – guitar; Ben Torres – tenor saxophone (tracks 1,3,4,5,6,8,10); Cody Rhodes – drums) As a Hammond B3 purveyor, Robert Kennedy has forged a unique legacy in the San Francisco/Bay Area music scene. In […]
Club d’Elf – Live at Club Helsinki [TrackList follows] – Face Pelt 5003 (2-CDs) 62:47, 63:52 [1/10/17] ****: A jazz, Middle Eastern, jam band exhibition. (John Medeski – Hammond B3 organ, electric piano, clavinet, mellotron, melodica; Duke Levine – guitar; Mister Rourke – DJ; Mike Rivard – sintir, bass kalimba, bass; Brahim Fribgane – oud, […]
Cory Weeds – Let’s Groove: The Music of Earth Wind And Fire – CellarLive CL041017 64:36**** Swing on! (Cory Weeds – alto saxophone; Steve Kaldestad – tenor saxophone; Mike Ledonne – Hammond B-3 organ; Dave Sikula – guitar; Jason Tiemann – drums; Liam MacDonald – percussion #2, 5, 6, 8) Cory Weeds must have a doppelgänger, […]
Making the oldies new. Dave Stryker, guitar – Eight Track II [TrackList follows] – Strikezone 8814, 65:47 [9/2/16] ****: (Dave Stryker – guitar/ Steve Nelson – vibraphone/ Jared Gold – organ/ McClenty Hunter – drums) Guitarist Dave Stryker once again gets the gold—AM Gold, that is—on Eight Track II, his sequel to 2014’s Eight Track. […]
A nicely-paced album that shows off the band in its best light.
Saucy: dig it and dig in!
JON LORD: Concerto for Group and Orchestra – Blu-ray documentary+Pure Audio 5.1 of Concerto+CD (2013)
An interesting combo package: a “Making Of…” documentary, long interviews with two of the important people in the production, and a complete audio-only 5.1 performance of the Concerto.
An original new touch – Hammond B-3 trio with trumpet as lead…
A bari sax/ B-3 quartet recording – what a treat…
Dennis Rollins rolls out the latest thing: a trombone-led organ trio.
The Hammond B-3 renaissance continues….
A testament to the organist’s continuing virtuosity.
Mike LeDonne and his cohorts are an imposing group offering an interesting reinterpretation of those 60’s tenor/organ bands.
Marriott continues his rise to the elite.