John Hammond w/ Opener Jarrod Dickenson presented by WMOT/Roots Radio - 7/23Sunday, July 23 2017 6:00pm Doors / 8:00pm Start / Ends 9:30pm APPX
at City Winery Nashville
He has performed or recorded with Jimi Hendrix (discovered while playing in John’s band), Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Duane Allman, Mike Bloomfield, JJ Cale, Tom Waits, The Band, John Lee Hooker, Dr. John and many more. He remains the only person who has ever had both Jimmy Hendrix and Eric Clapton in a band at the same time. A tireless performer, he continues to tour world-wide on an annual basis.
“John’s sound is so compelling, complete, symmetrical and soulful with just his voice, guitar and harmonica, it is at first impossible to imagine improving it… He’s a great force of nature. Johnsounds like a big train coming. He chops them all down.” – Tom Waits
“John Hammond is a master… He is a virtuoso. A Conjurer… A Modernist… John is in a very small circle of men with a guitar and a harmonica. Jimmy Reed, Howlin’ Wolf, Bob Dylan. The guitar is an orchestra. He’s sending messages. Storytelling. All mystery. Protection. The language goes out through the night… The Big Boom. Boom the room.” – T Bone Burnett
“…a blues legend with a voice like Robert Johnson’s and a demeanor that belies his tear-it-up might before an audience…” – The New York Times