The new single “Pegleg John” from my CD “The Sapphire Sun” has just been released for global radio promotion.  It is a co-write with Tom Proutt the extremely talented songwriter from Virginia.  I look forward to comments, criticisms and kudos. 

Radio – remote audio distant interconnected oscillators

Good news from the promotional front. My “The Sapphire Sun” has made it to #15 on the Roots Music Report ‘Rock’ catagory AND #28 in the ‘Roots-rock’ catagory. I’m still working at getting gigs here in the East and hoping to be on the road towards the South and West by late January. It’s getting colder and rainy in NY,… (more…)

Jacqueline Kabat – Comedy Improv Can Save The World

About five years ago I was at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY, assisting Jimmie Dale Gilmore at his Songwriting workshop.  It was a sunny, early summer day during ‘Arts Week’ when Omega sets aside one afternoon to “sample” other classes on campus.  Since I was born to have adventure, I wandered into her Comedy Improv class and found a… (more…)

Sapphire Sun – Indie GoGo camaign

There are just two days left for this fundraising campaign, goals far from met, but every dollar will help get it into film festivals.  Help if you can, the Director, David Rambaldi, and the subject of this documentary, yours truly, will appreciate it.  For information, entertainment, or to make a donation, go to the link below.  :)

PFFFF festival rescheduled

The PFFFF festivfal has been rescheduled do to rain (that did not manifest). SO, it’s now this coming Saturday, Oct. 19th. All other info is the same, see the ‘Tour’ post. Thanks, david

The Sapphire Sun on iTunes

Yippie! The Sapphire Sun is now available as a download on iTunes, Cd Baby,, etc…I will add a link to the product page here soon. If you decide to download before that link is up, search my full name, as there is a band with the name ‘sapphire sun’.

Rainy Sunday

Things are pretty up north of Manhattan, rainy and cool. The leaves are vibrant shades of red, gold, green and yellow. I’m looking forward to hitting the road soon, seeing my friends in other parts of the country and playing the songs from the new CD. Really looking forward to the documentary finding a home in some festivals throughout the… (more…)

In our New Digs in NY

Well, the album is released, and radio and print promotion has begun as well.  I’m getting pretty good radio play in a lot of different areas, which is great since I want to travel and play in a lot of places.  Our gigs have been going well.  The show at The Blue Moon Dome was fantastic with lots of really… (more…)

David Allen Hammond Santa Fe excursion

Made the trek down from the snowy mountains to the sun-drenched hills of El Dorado.  Santa Fe is a madhouse by comparison to Chama.  I get to spend some time with my friends Debbie and Vincent, makers of this website.  The recording project is going well and I’m looking forward getting this project out into the world.  David Rambaldi and… (more…)

“Headed For A Fall” from the “Life Lines” CD

Headed for a Fall Click on the link above to hear the song. The song will play on your default media player.