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
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
As we celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first performance of Jon Lord's Concerto for Group and Orchestra at London's Royal Albert Hall on September 24, 1969, here's a few words from conductor Paul Mann on the occasion: - I had hoped to have the Concerto score published in time, but we're still being held … Continue reading 45 years on: Concerto for Group and Orchestra
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This is the Celebrating Jon Lord box set unboxed. It includes: Blu-ray 1CD Digi – The Composer 2CD Digi – The Rock Legend 7″ Vinyl: You Keep on Moving / Soldier Of Fortune 7″ Vinyl: Deep Purple Above and Beyond / Fantasia Exclusive T-Shirt Two-sided reproduction of an excerpt of Jon Lord’s original, handwritten music score … Continue reading Celebrating Jon Lord box set unboxed
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
Order your copies of Celebrating Jon Lord - live at Royal Albert Hall, April 4 2014. It comes in five different editions. USA, Canada orders - HERE All other countries - see below. The Composer (first set - 1CD) ORDER Fantasia from Sarabande Durham Awakes from Durham Concerto All Those Years Ago (with Steve Balsamo and … Continue reading Order Celebrating Jon Lord here
Celebrating Jon Lord at Royal Albert Hall last April will be released on DVD, Blu-Ray and CD by earMUSIC on September 26, 2014. It marks the 45th anniversary of the world debut performance of Jon Lord's Concerto for Group and Orchestra at the same venue in 1969. Featuring Deep Purple, Rick Wakeman, Bruce Dickinson, Glenn … Continue reading Celebrating Jon Lord out on September 26