Deep Purple books for 50th anniversary

Celebrating Deep Purple's 50th anniversary, three huge books - including Jon Lord's photo biography All Those Years Ago - have been packaged together in a boxed collection of just 50 copies. The books have been personally signed by Jon Lord, Ian Paice and the entire, current Whitesnake lineup. DEEP PURPLE - CALIFORNIA JAM - a … Continue reading Deep Purple books for 50th anniversary

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Jon Lord the rock legend celebrated

When friends and colleagues of Jon Lord got together to celebrate his life in music at London's Royal Albert Hall in April 2014, the evening turned into a magnificent display of love, affection and glorious music. For this second installment of our look at the brand new vinyl editions of the show we focus on … Continue reading Jon Lord the rock legend celebrated

Jon Lord’s most famous songs collected

The Jon Lord Collection is a new volume of vocal scores and piano arrangements of some of Jon Lord's most famous songs and instrumental pieces. Jon Lord's genre-defying music is presented here for the first time in a form which makes it readily accessible to musicians and music-lovers alike. Included are some of Jon's most celebrated solo … Continue reading Jon Lord’s most famous songs collected

Review: Jon Lord Blues Project, vinyl edition

At first there's a low rumble. Accelerating quickly it becomes that sadly missed signature run up the Hammond keys. The flourishing flow of notes escalates and builds into a crescendo and the band joins in. Back at the Chicken Shack is the opening track and we’re obviously in warm and friendly bluesrock territory here. Bubbly, … Continue reading Review: Jon Lord Blues Project, vinyl edition

Reduced score: To Notice Such Things

Jon Lord’s music continues to trickle into published scores available to buy. Aimed at performers and/or students of Jon’s music, the scores are being meticulously prepared for publication by conductor Paul Mann a close friend of Jon’s. A brand new score of Jon’s Durham Concerto is nearing publication by Schott Music, but many other works … Continue reading Reduced score: To Notice Such Things