Amazon.com Widgets

Mark Hamza

Primary Instrument: Organ, Hammond B3

Born: October 14, 1948    

Mark Hamza

Mark Hamza has been playing accordion since he was 8 years old. His father, who played by ear, inspired him to play. As he grew up, he learned European music, then American music. His last teacher gave him a solid foundation in the American songbook. He played in restaurants and weddings on his way through college, and graduated with a BSChE from Newark College of Engineering. At that time, he also started playing Hammond organ, learning to play bass lines with his feet.

A full time musician since 1971, he landed an organ gig in the Poconos in a Pennsylvania resort band in 1972 and moved there. The Poconos are a musician-friendly area with a wonderful support network. He occasionally went on the road with different bands. In the 70’s, it was with “The Happenings” where he learned analog multi-keyboards. In the 90’s it was with the “Clarence Spady Band” where he honed his blues chops on Hammond organ....
read more

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Latest Release

Mark Hamza's great Swamp Blues Band

Self Produced (2007)

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Mark Hamza events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Primary InstrumentOrgan, Hammond B3

LocationMarshalls Creek, PA

Willing to teachBeginners

Rank: 4,985 Views: 4,975
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith

About | Enter

Mort Weiss

Mort Weiss

About | Enter

Rotem Sivan

Rotem Sivan

About | Enter

Michael Carvin

Michael Carvin

About | Enter

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

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

Help improve the Mark Hamza 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 Mark Hamza musician profile.