A hands-on history and tutorial on one of the greatest keyboards ever. Professional session player Steve Lodder's Classic Hammond Organ explores the history of this enduringly popular instrument and examines some of the best performers to get their hands on the twin manuals. The book features: · Analysis of the styles of Jimmy Smith, Rick Wakeman, Jon Lord, and Keith Emerson among others. · Expert instruction on a variety of Hammond exercises designed to get you playing in the style of the greats. · An accompanying CD that provides support audio for these exercises.