Tardo Hammer
Favorite

Tardo Hammer

Top Songs

1
Smooth as the Wind
2
Focus
3
Look, Stop & Listen
4
Dial B for Beauty
5
The Squirrel

Albums

About

Tardo Hammer

Biography

New York pianist Tardo Hammer is an adroit jazz musician with a bent toward sophisticated post-bop. Born in Queens in 1958, Hammer first began playing piano around age five. Although he also spent time learning clarinet and guitar, by his teens he was a dedicated pianist. In 1977, Hammer moved to Chelsea in Manhattan and began playing locally, drawing inspiration from such jazz legends as Barry Harris, Cedar Walton, Tommy Flanagan, and others. During the '80s, he often worked as... Read more

Chat About Tardo Hammer