Guitarist, Coffee Addict, Dad and Hat Collector

Upcoming:

Saturday, 7/23 @ Sacramento Poetry Center w/ Electropoetic Coffee (part of Now Hear This). 8pm
Thursday, 7/28 @ Gold Lion Arts w/ Dax Compise (w/ Itasca and Sarah Louise), 7:30pm - Sacramento
Saturday, 7/30 @ The Brickhouse Art Gallery (solo), 6pm - Sacramento
Sunday, 7/31 @ Gold Lion Arts w/ Rent Romus, Tony Passarell, Brandon Evans and more, 7:30pm - Sacto
Monday, 8/8 @ Studio Grand w/ Sameer Gupta, 8pm - Oakland
*Every Wednesday @ Kupro's (solo), 7-10PM, Sacarmento
**Every Saturday  @ Old Soul Weatherstone (Solo) 10AM-Noon, Sacramento
My Music


Photo by Downtownmusic.net

"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 Recordhttp://nycjazzrecord.com/