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The Hammond Organ - Beauty in the B: Second Edition Mark Vail

The Hammond Organ - Beauty in the B: Second Edition

Mark Vail

Published April 1st 2002
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Kindle Edition
320 pages
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(Book). 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. YoullMore(Book). 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. Youll discover the genius that went into the development of Hammonds 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.