From bluesy Roth to orchestral Russia

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

Roth: Not Lazy at all…

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…

German radio to broadcast Jon Lord’s blues

German radio will broadcast parts of Jon Lord's performance at last year's Lahnstein Blues Festival. Recorded on September 25 2010, The Lahnstein Blues All Stars featured Jon Lord, Maggie Bell, Pete York, Colin Hodgkinson, Zoot Money, Miller Anderson and Albie Donnelly playing bluesrock classics. Find more info on Deutschlandfunk's website - including how to listen … Continue reading German radio to broadcast Jon Lord’s blues

Jon Lord gets bluesy in Germany

On April 7 2011, Jon Lord will appear at the 20th Rother Bluestage, a blues festival in the town of Roth near Nürnberg. Nicknamed the Blusual Suspects, the band will also feature Miller Anderson (guitar, vocals), Maggie Bell (vocals), Zoot Money (keyboards), Colin Hodgkinson (bass) and Pete York (drums). Ticket buyers should expect plenty of … Continue reading Jon Lord gets bluesy in Germany