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Jan Hammer

Jan Hammer
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Czech Republic
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Czech-American pianist, keyboardist, composer, bandleader. Born April 17, 1948 in Prague (former Czechoslovakia). Son of Czech jazz multi-instrumentalist and composer Jan Hammer and jazz vocalist Vlasta Průchová. U.S. resident since 1968. Best known to the general public for his soundtrack work, notably on the television series Miami Vice; best known to jazz and prog fans as a member of Mahavishnu Orchestra.
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http://janhammer.com
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Gary Husband — Dirty & Beautiful Volume 2 Gary Husband — Dirty & Beautiful Volume 2
(Abstract Logix ABLX 033, 2012, CD)
Gary Husband — Dirty & Beautiful Volume 1 Gary Husband — Dirty & Beautiful Volume 1
(Abstract Logix ABLX 027, 2010, CD)
John McLaughlin — John McLaughlin Montreux Concerts John McLaughlin — John McLaughlin Montreux Concerts
(Warner Bros 50-50466-9701-21, 1999/2003, 17CD)
Network — L.N.C. Network — L.N.C.
(Wenlock WEN015, 1999/2000, CD)
Jeff Beck — Who Else! Jeff Beck — Who Else!
(Epic EK 67987, 1999, CD)
Necropolis — Blueprint for Bedlam Necropolis — Blueprint for Bedlam
((Not on label) no#, 1996, CD)
Jeff Beck — Flash Jeff Beck — Flash
(Epic EK 39483, 1985, CD)
John Abercrombie — Night John Abercrombie — Night
(ECM 1272, 1984, CD)
Al Di Meola — Splendido Hotel Al Di Meola — Splendido Hotel
(Columbia CK 46117, 1980/1992, CD)
Jeff Beck — There and Back Jeff Beck — There and Back
(Epic EK 35684, 1980/1986, CD)
Lenny White — Big City Lenny White — Big City
(Wounded Bird WOU, 1977/2001, CD)
Al Di Meola — Elegant Gypsy Al Di Meola — Elegant Gypsy
(Columbia CK 34461, 1977/1991, CD)
Jeff Beck with the Jan Hammer Group — Live Jeff Beck with the Jan Hammer Group — Live
(Epic EK 34433, 1977/1991, CD)
Jan Hammer Group — Melodies Jan Hammer Group — Melodies
(Red Gate, 1977/2006, CD)
Charlie Mariano — Helen 12 Trees Charlie Mariano — Helen 12 Trees
(MPS SPV 441042, 1976/2008, CD)
Jan Hammer Group — Oh, Yeah? Jan Hammer Group — Oh, Yeah?
(Wounded Bird WOU 437, 1976/2006, CD)
Jeff Beck — Wired Jeff Beck — Wired
(Epic 502182 2, 1976/2001, CD)
Jan Hammer — The First Seven Days Jan Hammer — The First Seven Days
(Columbia CK 85401, 1975/2002, CD)
John Abercrombie — Timeless John Abercrombie — Timeless
(ECM 1047, 1975/2000, CD)
Mahavishnu Orchestra — Visions of the Emerald Beyond Mahavishnu Orchestra — Visions of the Emerald Beyond
(Columbia PC 33411, 1975, LP)
Jerry Goodman & Jan Hammer — Like Children Jerry Goodman & Jan Hammer — Like Children
(Wounded Bird WOU 430, 1974/2006, CD)
Stanley Clarke — Stanley Clarke Stanley Clarke — Stanley Clarke
(Epic EK 36973, 1974/1989, CD)
Mahavishnu Orchestra — Between Nothingness and Eternity Mahavishnu Orchestra — Between Nothingness and Eternity
(Columbia CK 32766, 1973/1985, CD)
Mahavishnu Orchestra — Birds of Fire Mahavishnu Orchestra — Birds of Fire
(Columbia KC 31996, 1973, LP)
Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin — Love Devotion Surrender Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin — Love Devotion Surrender
(Columbia CK 32034, 1973/1988, CD)
Billy Cobham — Spectrum Billy Cobham — Spectrum
(Atlantic 7268-2, 1973/1992, CD)
Mahavishnu Orchestra — The Inner Mounting Flame Mahavishnu Orchestra — The Inner Mounting Flame
(Columbia KC 31067, 1971, LP)
Mahavishnu Orchestra — The Lost Trident Sessions Mahavishnu Orchestra — The Lost Trident Sessions
(Columbia CK 65959, 1971/1999, CD)

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