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Jon’s final Sunflower Jam out on DVD

August 20, 2013

The Sunflower Jam have announced the release of their long awaited DVD of highlights from their 2011 and 2012 jams at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Including every track from Jon Lord’s final filmed live performance – at the 2011 Sunflower Jam – the DVD promises to be a veritable feast of goodies. Possibly the most mouth watering […]

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Afterparty at Sunflower 2012: Thank you, Jon

September 20, 2012

If Sunflower Jam 2011 was the unofficial crowning glory for Jon and his career, then this year’s Sunflower Jam at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday Sep 16 was both the wake and the afterparty. Jon’s singer Steve Balsamo paid a moving tribute to the missing maestro, and everybody else made sure the music stayed vibrant. Rasmus […]

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Sunflower Jam celebrates Jon Lord and fights pancreatic cancer

August 8, 2012

Exactly two months to the day Jon Lord passed, the Sunflower Jam 2012 will celebrate his memory with a special tribute and donate funds to the fight against pancreatic cancer. The Sunflower Jam 2012 – at London’s Royal Albert Hall on September 16 – will feature a tribute to Jon. Details of the music featured […]

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Lord & Wakeman world premiere at Sunflower Jam

July 9, 2011

The Sunflower Jam 2011 will be remembered for one of Jon Lord’s most rewarding appearances of 2011 – musically daring and performed with sharp excellence. On an evening already rife with musical talent, Jon Lord shared the stage with Rick Wakeman for the pair’s brand new composition It’s Not As Big As It Was (allegedly […]

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Sunflower wrung that neck

October 5, 2008

Improvisation and good spirits ran high when Jon Lord played special guest with Deep Purple at this year’s Sunflower Jam in London on September 25. Lengthy organ solos ensured Jon Lord fans were sent home happy, and Deep Purple with Jon Lord and Bruce Dickinson guesting put smiles on everybody’s faces.

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The Sunflower Jam photos

October 5, 2008

Photos: Rasmus Heide & Knut Morten Johansen See more photos below.

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Jon Lord at Sunflower Jam 2007

August 12, 2007

Jon Lord will take part in the Sunflower Jam 2007, a fundraising event organised by the British charity Sam Buxton Sunflower Healing Trust. This years Jam includes Status Quo, Beverley Knight, Gary Moore, Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Jon Lord, Margo Buchanan, Paul “Wix” Wickens, Nick Fyffe, Steve Balsamo and […]

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Instant Karma: Remembering Jon Lord

July 16, 2015

Today is the third anniversary of Jon’s sad passing. Rather than mourn, he would have wanted us to celebrate with music. This clip has never been shown before. A relaxed Jon Lord onstage in his local community near Henley on Thames in June 2009, celebrating Armed Forces Day with a band that included a few […]