Hammond organ

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Hammond organ

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(Instruments) trademark an electric organ with two keyboards, electronic tone generation, and a wide variety of tone colours: invented in 1934
[C20: named after Laurens Hammond (1895–1973), US mechanical engineer]
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Noun1.Hammond organ - (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organHammond organ - (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ
electronic instrument, electronic musical instrument - a musical instrument that generates sounds electronically
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
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Keyboardist Melvin Seals was dubbed "Master of the Universe" by Jerry Garcia because of his knowledge of the Hammond B-3 organ.
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A resonant Hammond B-3 organ adds gravity to the quiet and moody "She's Got to Be.
The only Hammond B-3 maestro to wear a turban conjures up one of his strongest albums ever, an energetic excursion into funk and soulful jazz, forcefully backed by guitarist Peter Bernstein, drummer Allison Miller and rhythm guitarist Matt Balitsaris.
In 1965 he created the famous organ riff to Bob Dylan's Like A Rolling Stone, recently voted the greatest song of all time - a contribution that was all the more remarkable because, although an accomplished pianist, he had virtually no experience on the Hammond B-3 keyboard.
When Shirley Scott died in 2002, the jazz world lost one of its most tireless educators and one of the most skilled and tasteful exponents of the Hammond B-3 organ in the jazz idiom.
Similarly, composer Elmer Bernstein asked him to "be very loose" with his performance on the Hammond B-3 organ in Francis Ford Coppola's new film "The Rainmaker.
With Zak Johnson on upright bass, John Raden on drums and Blake Padilla on Hammond B-3 organ, Jacobs-Strain and the Crunk Mountain Boys will put on a show tonight at Sam Bond's Garage.