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What was the name of a famous Jazz Organist?
Which famous rock organist used to stab his Organ with knives?
Where would you hear the sound of an organ that has no one playing it?
The heart of the Hammond, a popular jazz organ, is made up of which part?
Which is a component of an Organ?
How many boards does a tone wheel have?
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- QUESTION 01What was the name of a famous Jazz Organist?
- ANSWER: Jimmy SmithIt is said that Jimmy Smith (1928 - 2005) created many soul jazz organ performance styles which are now regarded as standard; such as the drawbar settings, left hand bass with foot accents, and many more!
- QUESTION 02Which famous rock organist used to stab his Organ with knives?
- ANSWER: Keith EmersonKeith Emerson (1944 - 2016) was an English musician and composer for the band E.L.P. While performing, Emerson would hold notes by putting knives between the keys of his Hammond Organ.
- QUESTION 03Where would you hear the sound of an organ that has no one playing it?
- ANSWER: Mediterranean SeaOn the breakwaters at the old capital Zadar in Croatia, a total of 35 pipes are installed over a length of 70 m. It is a huge instrument (organ) that utilizes the air inside the pipe pushed out by the water pressure of the seawater entering the hole to create sound.
- QUESTION 04The heart of the Hammond, a popular jazz organ, is made up of which part?
- ANSWER: Gear wheelHammond organs generated sound by creating an electric current from rotating a metal tonewheel near an electromagnetic pickup, and then strengthening the signal with an amplifier so that it could drive a speaker cabinet.
- QUESTION 05Which is a component of an Organ?
- ANSWER: WaterfallConsole Organs (Hammond) or Combo Organs had the unique flat-front profile keyboard called "Waterfall", allowing players to perform rapid passages as well as smooth glissando.
- QUESTION 06How many boards does a tone wheel have?
- ANSWER: 91Hammond Organ has a total of 91 Tonewheels to create a sound. All wheels are basically always generating tones, and players can simply turn the switches on or off from keyboards and drawbars.
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