Update Jan Hammer Follow

Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: April 17, 1948

Jan Hammer's musical career is as firmly rooted in the fundamentals of classical, jazz and rock as it is committed to the future of electronics, synthesized sound, the possibilities of interactive media, television, film and animation. His walls are lined with Grammy awards and gold and platinum plaques from around the world. His name is found on scores of recordings spanning the 1970s to the '90s -- solo albums, collaborations with the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Jeff Beck, Al Di Meola, Mick Jagger, Carlos Santana, Stanley Clarke, Elvin Jones, and many others.

Jan has composed and produced at least 14 original motion picture soundtracks, the music for 90 episodes of Miami Vice (2006) (which spun-off four soundtrack albums and its worldwide #1 hit theme song), 20 episodes of the popular British television series “Chancer” (1990), and the music for “Beyond the Mind's Eye,” one of the all-time best-selling music videos in Billboard chart history. Jan Hammer was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia....
read more

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about Jan Hammer


Featured recording “Maliny Maliny”

Maliny Maliny

Promising Music/MPS
  • BUY

    Maliny Maliny

    Promising Music/MPS
  • BUY

    The Early Years

  • BUY

    Oh, Yeah?

  • BUY

    The First Seven Days

View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.


There are no Jan Hammer events at Jazz Near You. Add one now.
Push your events to your social pages. Learn how here.
Rank: 1,218
Views: 11,894
Fans: 4
Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Reset password.

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.
Events On Demand!

Email Local Jazz Events

or search site with Google

Help improve the Jan Hammer profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Jan Hammer musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.