Guitarist, Coffee Addict, Dad and Hat Collector


Monday, 7/23 @ Luna's Cafe, w/ Jon Bafus 7:30pm Sacramento

Sunday 8/12 @ Shady Lady w/ Jon Bafus, 9pm Sacramento

Monday, 8/13 @ Blue Whale w/ Sameer Gupta's A Circle Has No Beginning 9pm, Los Angeles

Thursday, 8/16 @ Center for New Music w/ Sameer Gupta's A Circle Has No Beginning, 8pm San Francisco

Friday, 8/17 @ Gold Lion Arts w/ Sameer Gupta (duo), 8pm Sacramento

Sunday, 8/19 @ Freight & Salvage w/ Sameer Gupta's A Circle Has No Beginning, 8pm Berkeley


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

**Every Wednesday at Kupros,  7pm

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


My Music



"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 


"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, 


"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)