Jon Lord talks Hammond shop with Malc Deakin

Making synthesizers look daft… In this fascinating half hour video, Jon Lord discusses Hammond organs with session player and composer Malc Deakin. They recount Jon Lord's invention of the glorious Hammond beast and how he came to meet one in Outer Mongolia. Filmed at Jon Lord's home studio, they also discuss Lord's next musical plans, … Continue reading Jon Lord talks Hammond shop with Malc Deakin

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Jon Lord to compose concerto for Hammond and tympani

Among his many upcoming projects, Jon Lord has been commissioned to compose a concerto for Hammond organ and orchestra and with special parts for tympani. The piece will be premiered with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra with Tom Vissgren on tympani in Oslo, Norway in the Spring of 2012. - It is basically a concerto for … Continue reading Jon Lord to compose concerto for Hammond and tympani