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Poll Question: What is your favourite Jan Hammer JAZZ FUSION album
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    Posted: December 06 2007 at 12:36
More as indication of what a major player and how in demand a keyboardist Jan Hammer was (and still is) - also to remind of his significant output in the jazz rock fusion field prior to Miami Vice, I give you this poll.
 
No room for Like Children with Jerry Goodman, who also appeared with Hammer as guests on Lenny White's Big City. Personally I believe the collaborations with Neil Schon and James Young, and the later Jan Hammer solo albums find him moved into straighter rock , prior to the electronica TV theme stuff of the 80's. Good news Hammer irregularly tours with Jeff Beck still (e.g. two UK tours since 2000), and you'll find him on the Moog Festival 2006 DVD playing with Mahavishnu Project..


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2007 at 12:52
Hey Dick, I believe that's Inner Mounting, not Inner Mountain, but anyway that's the one I voted for. I really like the sound of the Rhodes on that album, very raw and I love the picture of him playing it with the top off. It reminds me of the 70s when you would often have to replace tines during set breaks.
By the way did you ever get those original Hammond prices you were looking for? Turns out my Vail book had them all along.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2007 at 13:29
Inner Mounting Flame.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2007 at 13:44
Originally posted by Easy Money Easy Money wrote:

Hey Dick, I believe that's Inner Mounting, not Inner Mountain, but anyway that's the one I voted for. I really like the sound of the Rhodes on that album, very raw and I love the picture of him playing it with the top off. It reminds me of the 70s when you would often have to replace keys during set breaks.
By the way did you ever get those original Hammond prices you were looking for? Turns out my Vail book had them all along.


We won't "flame" you for that slip up. Big%20smile

Excellent list though, with the exception of Like Children I think you included his best and a few I was not familiar with.  Oh Yeah has got to be my favorite from your list.  (oh yeah, oh yeah, yeah!)


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2007 at 14:05
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Between Nothingness & Eternity.  Mahavishnu Orchestra live with Hammer at his best, live.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2007 at 14:54
CHANGED IT!!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 10 2007 at 23:14
there is absolutely no way i could pick one
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 10 2007 at 23:20
I like that live Jeff Beck album, even with the few mistakes near the end. Really cool keyboardist, waaaay better than... uhm...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 22 2007 at 02:39
between nothings the eternity
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2007 at 01:52
Originally posted by cuncuna cuncuna wrote:

I like that live Jeff Beck album
Yep, that's the one for me too.  Gotta love how he strapped on the mini-moog and basically invented the idea for the key-tar!  Love the synth work on that album...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2007 at 14:20
oh yeah
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2007 at 14:25
Originally posted by Dick Heath Dick Heath wrote:

CHANGED IT!!


There's one more mistake, Dick. It should be Inner Mounting Flame not Fame. Wink
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 24 2007 at 05:57
Originally posted by Tuzvihar Tuzvihar wrote:

Originally posted by Dick Heath Dick Heath wrote:

CHANGED IT!!


There's one more mistake, Dick. It should be Inner Mounting Flame not Fame. Wink

Tuz - that was deliberate to see if anybody spotted it!! However, just noticed an non-deliberate error Didier LOCKWOCK sneaked thru'
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