Guitarist, Coffee Addict, Dad and Hat Collector

Upcoming:

Friday, 4/27 @ Gold Lion Arts w/ Exploring Miles, 8pm

Monday, 4/30 @ Luna's Cafe w/ Rent Romus and Jenn Schaaf, 7:30pm

Thursday, 5/3 @ The Patriot (Fair Oaks), 7pm

Monday, 5/14 @ Studio Grand (Oakland) w/ Jay Nair, 8pm

*Every Tuesday at Luna's Cafe, Noon-1pm

**Every Wednesday at Kupros,  7pm

**Every Saturday at Old Soul (alley location), 10am

 

My Music

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"A ray of hope in troubled times."

-Ralph Miriello, Huffington Post

 

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

-Chris Barton, LA Times

 

"His fluency as an improviser informs the elegance of the rustic themes that meditate upon place and personal connection..." (4 Stars)

-Bill Meyer, Downbeat 

 

"The Nina Simone of the Resonator."

-Stephen Yerkey, Songwriter

 

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

-New York Music Daily

 

"Hammond channels something deep and spiritual out of his surroundings and instruments." 
-Aaron Stein,  Jambase.com 

 

"Ross Hammond bolsters the argument for this thing called faith...a reaffirmation of the human spirit." 
-Mark Carroto, All About Jazz 

 

"Ross Hammond once again confirms his immense talent, carving out a place among the great American Primitive guitarists alongside Robbie Basho, John Fahey and Richard Osborn..." 
-Roberto Binda, Argonauta Magazine (Italy)