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

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Before I Forget, expanded CD reissue

Cherry Red Records have released the definitive CD reissue of Jon Lord's excellently eloquent 1982 solo album Before I Forget. The album warrants reappraisal not just for featuring a slew of very familiar friends of Jon's, but also for being a very versatile album - including its five bonus tracks - which sees Jon exhibit … Continue reading Before I Forget, expanded CD reissue

New Jon Lord work celebrates life and love

An exclusive new version of Jon Lord's Zarabanda Solitaria will feature on a brand new series of CDs titled Music For My Love. Released by London-based label Toccata Classics, the series will ultimately comprise more than 100 new works for string orchestra composed and recorded in the honour of a young woman whose life ended much … Continue reading New Jon Lord work celebrates life and love

Jon Lord’s blues project

Classic tunes, lots of jamming and good times amongst old friends. Jon Lord Blues Project was one of Jon's final touring commitments, visiting the sweaty blues clubs of Germany. Consisting of colleagues from Jon's musical past, who had previously toured as the Olympic Rock and Blues Circus in the 1980s, each one of them had also played with Jon in other projects: Miller … Continue reading Jon Lord’s blues project

Bundle up for Christmas

With Christmas looming, we've bundled six excellent releases featuring Jon Lord into three special offers. Jon's groundbreaking Concerto for Group and Orchestra is offered in two very special recordings; The DVD of the legendary 1999 30th anniversary performance at the Royal Albert Hall featuring Deep Purple, Ronnie James Dio, Miller Anderson, Sam Brown and others comes together with Jon's spellbinding 2012 studio … Continue reading Bundle up for Christmas