News, Reviews and Advice for the Modern Hammond Organ Player

Welcome to Hammond For Hire

My name is Nick and I’ve been a Hammond organ player for three quarters of my life. I’m based in the British Midlands and am fascinated and/or obsessed (depending upon your viewpoint) by all things Hammond. Over the last three decades, I’ve worked my way up through many of the best organ clones to arrive at my current setup of a Hammond XK-Pro rig for touring and a 1960 Hammond C3 organ for recording. I am a UK endorsee for Lounsberry pedals USA and use their amazing Organ Grinder pedal through either a Leslie 122 or 145.

I’m a busy musician and session player, previous winner of Hammond USA’s international “Riff Off” championship and the founder of the online Jon Lord Appreciation Society which now has more than 5,500 members. Read more about me here.

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First impressions of the Hammond XK-Pro

Hammond Organs, Video
Hi there folks, next in our series is our video on the first impressions of the Hammond XK-Pro. Let me know what you think and please comment on your impressions, what you like and disliked and what you think could have been done better and I will feed this back to Hammond on your behalf.
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Unboxing the Hammond XP-Pro

Hammond Organs, Video
Hello folks, today we will be unboxing the Hammond XK-Pro that Hammond UK kindly supplied me. In fact lets do an extended road test! in this next series we will unbox it and get our first impressions together, then lets go through the sounds and have a listen and then drill down into the Organ…
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Lounsberry Pedals

Hammond Organs
Good morning/afternoon how are you all going? I hope that you are all staying safe and well during this difficult time? Today I wanted to talk to you about Lounsberry pedals, a really cool independent effect pedal manufacturer based in the US that are turning out quality boutique effects , many of which are aimed…
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Get in Touch

If you’re struggling with any aspect of the Hammond Organ sound and feel I might be able to help, please don’t hesitate to drop me a line.

Likewise if you’re an instrument manufacturer or retailer and need a little consumer feedback, I’m always happy to assist.

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