The Hammond Organ – Beauty in the B

Second Edition

Series: Book
Publisher: Backbeat Books
Format: Softcover
Author: Mark Vail

Now fully updated, The Hammond Organ: Beauty in the B traces the technological and artistic evolution of the B-3 and other tonewheel organs, as well as the whirling Leslie speakers that catapulted the Hammond sound into history. You'll discover the genius that went into the development of Hammond's tonewheel generator, drawbar harmonics, percussion, scanner vibrato and other innovations, as well as the incredible assistance Don Leslie provided for Hammond by creating his famous rotating speaker system. Plus – B-3 legends including soul-jazzman Jimmy McGriff and progressive rocker Keith Emerson share their playing techniques; technical experts offer tips on buying, restoring, and maintaining Hammonds and Leslies; and over 200 photos illustrate historic Hammond organs, Leslie cabinets, and B-3 masters at work.

$32.00 (US)
Inventory #HL 00330952
ISBN: 9780879307059
UPC: 073999309522
Publisher Code: 0879307056
Width: 8.38"
Length: 10.88"
320 pages

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