Ross Hammond
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Ross Hammond

Sacramento, California, United States | Established. Jan 01, 1977 | SELF

Sacramento, California, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 1977
Solo Blues Acoustic

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Music

Press


"LA Times quote"

"Arising star on the West Coast jazz and improvised music scene..."
Chris Barton, LA Times - LA Times


"California Report (NPR)"

"As a guitarist and composer, he has assembled a highly personal sonic palette by following his wide-ranging musical interests, embracing rock, funk, jazz, pop, ambience and free improvisation..."
-Andrew Gilbert, California Report - The California Report


"Ross Hammond's Guitar"

”Ross Hammond is a man who can probably express himself with a guitar better than most of us can with the English language...”
-Sacramento News and Review, 2009 - Sacramento News and Review


Discography

Flight
Airplay Tracks: Nobody Knows the Troubles I've Seen

Upward
Airplay Tracks: For Chris Ferreira

Ross Hammond and Vinny Golia
Airplay tracks:The Lamppost in the Distance

Photos

Bio

Sacramento guitarist Ross Hammond has played on large stages and in small corners throughout the United States. His sound is equal parts folk, Appalachian blues, spirituals and world music. 

Ross has collaborated/gigged/recorded with:

Kevin Seconds, Oliver Lake, Pheeroan AkLaff, Vinny Golia, Vladimir Tarasov, Nicole Mitchell, Dwight Trible, Calvin Weston, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Alex Cine, Amy Reed, Nels Cline, Jeff Parker, Max Johnson, Steve Adams, Ken Filiano, Mike Pride, Catherine Sikora, Scott Amendola, Steuart Liebig, Sameer Gupta, Tony Passarell and more.

"Arising star on the West Coast jazz and improvised music scene..." 

-Chris Barton, LA Times

 

"Innovative, terse delta blues-inspired jazz guitarist..."

-New York Music Daily

 

"As a guitarist and composer, he has assembled a highly personal sonic palette by following his wide-ranging musical interests, embracing rock, funk, jazz, pop, ambience and free improvisation..."

-Andrew Gilbert, The California Report


"Sacramento, California based guitarist Ross Hammond plays up a storm..."

-Barry Cleveland, Guitar Player Magazine (9/2013)

 

“Ross Hammond is no doubt the best unknown electric guitarist I've heard in many years and this disc is proof of his ambitious abilities...”

-Bruce Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter (2/2012) NYC

 

 "Ross Hammond is the image of the intense artist - but when he puts a pick to his guitar strings, the image rises to full-fledged life. Hammond’s latest disc sheds some light on the inspiration and complexity behind his pensive approach...." 

-New York City Jazz Record