Jon Lord in Budapest: Maestro-pieces galore

Jon Lord has reached a new level with his efforts to merge modern rhythmical music with the orchestral world. This became apparent Saturday night at Budapest's Béla Bartók National Concert Hall. The musical gods smiled down on a near-sold out Hungarian audience as they witnessed the world premiere of Jon Lord's reworked Sarabande suite performed … Continue reading Jon Lord in Budapest: Maestro-pieces galore

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Child In Time, the piano version

During rehearsals in Hungary for Saturday night's concert in Budapest, Jon Lord took a novel approach to Child In Time. Ignoring the keyboards present at the rehearsal facility, he decided to try out the old Deep Purple classic on piano. Singer Kasia Łaska was at hand with her camera, and here is a rare glimpse … Continue reading Child In Time, the piano version

– I want to explore every side of my musicality

During his recent visit to Budapest, Jon Lord was interviewed by Hungarian national TV. Starting with the Concerto and the misconception that Ritchie Blackmore had to be convinced to play it, the interview moves on to discuss the relationship between Jon Lord's classically inspired solo work and his rock career and onwards to the Durham … Continue reading – I want to explore every side of my musicality