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

Extra classic photos from Jon’s career

The photo biography on Jon Lord's life and career now comes with a special photo supplement featuring classic photos of Jon by renowned rock photographer Fin Costello. Let's have a look inside. The supplement opens with a touching foreword by Glenn Hughes - and is exclusively hand signed by Glenn. It then moves on to a fascinating series of atmospheric full page … Continue reading Extra classic photos from Jon’s career

Jon Lord’s 75th

Today we celebrate what would have been Jon Lord's 75th birthday. His music continues to excite, exhilarate and endure. Please share your thoughts and memories on Jon and his music.

Jon Lord enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Deep Purple

  Last night in New York, a classic 1970s image of Jon Lord adorned the backdrop as Deep Purple was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Present at the induction were Ian Paice, Jon Lord's wife Vicky Lord, Roger Glover and Ian Gillan (see photo below) together with David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes. Also inducted were Ritchie Blackmore and original singer … Continue reading Jon Lord enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Deep Purple

US premiere for Jon Lord’s To Notice Such Things

The premiere Stateside performance of Jon Lord's To Notice Such Things will take place on May 29 in Rochester, NY. Conducted by Michael Butterman, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Jon's To Notice Such Things from 2009 together with Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 and Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending. Solo flute will be performed by Rebecca Gilbert. A piano player has not … Continue reading US premiere for Jon Lord’s To Notice Such Things