John Hammond http://kmuw.org en Musical Space: How John Hammond Shaped American Pop Music http://kmuw.org/post/musical-space-how-john-hammond-shaped-american-pop-music <p>You might not have heard of John Hammond, but in terms of cultural significance he was arguably the world’s most influential record producer.</p><p>At the beginning of his career in the 1930s, largely because of his deep convictions about racial equality and civil rights, Hammond helped shape the the jazz scene.</p><p></p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:47:51 +0000 Mark Foley 15059 at http://kmuw.org Musical Space: How John Hammond Shaped American Pop Music