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

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Celebrating Jon Lord now on vinyl

Celebrating Jon Lord, the majestic evening of Jon Lord’s music held at Royal Albert Hall in April 2014, is now seeing a full release on vinyl. The good folks at earMUSIC have wrapped the full show into three gatefold vinyl releases, smack full of photos, notes and an overall feel of classy musical joy. To … Continue reading Celebrating Jon Lord now on vinyl

– It was everything that we wanted it to be

Classic Rock Revisited recently interviewed drummer Ian Paice about Jon Lord in general and the concert in Jon's honour in particular. In this excellent interview, Ian Paice speaks with fascinating insight about Jon's special contributions to Deep Purple's song writing, how the celebratory concert was structured, sharing the time keeping role with conductor Paul Mann … Continue reading – It was everything that we wanted it to be

Celebrating the celebration in London

Tonight in London, invited guests gathered to celebrate the launch of Celebrating Jon Lord, the box set, DVD, Bluray and two CD sets released by earMUSIC of the concert honouring Jon Lord's life in music last April. Held at Portman Square, London, guests included Ian Paice, Paul Mann, Don Airey, Roger Glover, Neil Murray, Micky Moody … Continue reading Celebrating the celebration in London

DVD pre-view: Imagination and flair and sensitivity

Last night, conductor Paul Mann sat down to watch a pre-release copy of the full film from Celebrating Jon Lord last April at Royal Albert Hall. That's Paul's disc in the photo.'While I was supposed to be signing things yesterday, I took four hours off to watch advance copies of the two concert films and the documentary. The director, … Continue reading DVD pre-view: Imagination and flair and sensitivity