JonLord.org’s video archive

Over the years, we've been able to share a lot of different footage of Jon Lord and his music. This playlist is our selection. Sit back and enjoy both informal and official footage of Jon in rehearsal and onstage all over the world. Surfing Youtube and other video platforms, what are your favorites videos featuring … Continue reading JonLord.org’s video archive

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Vintage 1984: Remembering Jon Lord

Jon Lord passed away four years ago today. To honour and remember Jon today we invite you on a bit of time travel. In early 1984 Jon was special guest on the BFBS Monday Rock Show with Jon Bennett. With Whitesnake, Jon had just released the Slide It In album, so the interview includes talk about … Continue reading Vintage 1984: Remembering Jon Lord

– You have to feel to improvise

- Classical music is meat and drink to me! In this highly recommended uncut interview footage, Jon discusses some key elements in his musical life - the influence of and connections between classical music and rock music; discovering improvisation; and his first experiences with rock'n'roll. Jon mentions Dave Brubeck, Oscar Peterson, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis … Continue reading – You have to feel to improvise

– Three good scores in one day

In this third and final part of our exclusive interview with conductor Paul Mann, he looks back at the rockier second half of Celebrating Jon Lord at Royal Albert Hall last April. Paul was instrumental in helping The Sunflower Jam create this unique musical evening - a successful celebration of Jon Lord and his life of music. Paul Mann discusses the concert’s second … Continue reading – Three good scores in one day

– I gave myself goose-bumps just imagining it

In this exclusive interview, conductor Paul Mann looks back at Celebrating Jon Lord, the concert event staged at London’s Royal Albert Hall on April 4 this year. Paul offers insight into his work in assisting The Sunflower Jam create a unique musical evening that was a successful celebration of Jon Lord and a life time of his … Continue reading – I gave myself goose-bumps just imagining it

1974 revisited: Jon Lord radio interview

From the history department, this is a 1974 radio interview with Jon Lord and Glenn Hughes promoting Deep Purple's then brand new Stormbringer album. http://youtu.be/POGhNI_xVhU Glenn Hughes contributed greatly to the recent Celebrating Jon Lord concert in London. Glenn has also contributed to the brand new Jon Lord photo book All Those Years Ago available from our webshop. … Continue reading 1974 revisited: Jon Lord radio interview