Jon's From Darkness to Light at Nürnberg's Meistersingerhalle, Germany on Nov 13 2011. Review by Rasmus Heide A gorgeous, contemplative 25-minute prayer piece for choir, piano and strings, From Darkness To Light engulfs the mature crowd of concert goers at Nürnberg's Meistersingerhalle on Sunday night. 2011 has been a stunning year for Jon; several Blues … Continue reading Review: From darkness, a light of hope
The Sunflower Jam 2011 will be remembered for one of Jon Lord's most rewarding appearances of 2011 - musically daring and performed with sharp excellence. On an evening already rife with musical talent, Jon Lord shared the stage with Rick Wakeman for the pair's brand new composition It's Not As Big As It Was (allegedly … Continue reading Lord & Wakeman world premiere at Sunflower Jam
Jon Lord at Schloss Salem, Salem, near Bodensee, Germany - June 19 211. "It was great to watch Jon during the first part of the Concerto – sitting quietly behind his Hammond, he listened to the orchestra very closely, and every now and then he nodded in approval. But when the time for the band … Continue reading Review: „Burn Salem, Burn!“
Neue Rottweiler Zeitung has reviewed Jon Lord Blues Project's concert there on May 14. Read the full article (German language) Read the English translation Photo: Elke Reichenbach, NRWZ
Jon Lord Blues Project: Rottweil, Alte Stadthalle, International Jazz Festival, Germany - May 14 2011 Review by Bo Olsson It must be hard to be Jon Lord, because everything that you do is expected to be better than what anyone else does. And everything should be wonderful, magical and world-class. But you know what? When … Continue reading Review: Success in Rottweil!
Jon Lord’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra at La Filature, Mulhouse, France (with video clips). Review by Monika Schwarz The 1.200 capacity ‘Grande Salle’ at La Filature was sold out, so the show started for a packed house. As always, it was first the orchestra – this time it was L’Orchestre Symphonique de Mulhouse - … Continue reading Review: A French Night
The musical and geographical journey is typical for Jon Lord's career; last week he premiered the first 2011 show by Jon Lord Blues Project at a sweaty blues gig Roth, Germany - and last night he took the stage in Krasnodar, southern Russia with the Kuban Symphonic Orchestra performing his Sarabande suite with new solo … Continue reading From bluesy Roth to orchestral Russia
Last Thursday (April 7) saw the first 2011 show by Jon Lord Blues Project. Ralph Pondman was in Roth, Germany and sends this report: "Eight o’clock, lights go out, crowd starts to cheer, band comes on stage. I know that we are going to be treated to some blues – and for me this is … Continue reading Roth: Not Lazy at all…