Jack Hammer was drummer and co-founder of Sacramento band Steel Breeze in the late 70's. In the 80's for Santa Cruz bands The Misfits, The Secrets, The Batteries, and Food and Logic. In the 90's for Monterey bands The Mudskippers, Notion, Blind Curve, and Stun Gun Jones. Currently performs with The Roadhouse Band.
Born James J. Holland, October 19, 1953 in Santa Monica, California. After experimenting with trumpet for a few years in grade school, picked up percussion in 1971 while attending University of Santa Clara. Transferring to University of California Davis in 1972, he majored in Music and Animal Science. While a D.J. at KDVS (the University radio station) he met Rod Toner and the two formed Steel Breeze. Upon graduating with a B.S. in 1977, he moved to Santa Cruz.. Playing with several bands, he was eventually recruited to take over the drum duties for the Batteries, taking on the moniker Jack Hammer. Currently resides in Monterey, California.