For almost 40 years, Jon Lord has been a frequent guest at the Swiss ski resort of Zermatt. The place was recommended to him by his friend Tony Ashton, and he first went there after the Machine Head recording sessions in Montreux in December 1971. In a brand new interview with Switzerland's Xecutives.net, he talks … Continue reading Jon Lord’s love for Switzerland
Denis Zürcher from Switzerland submitted photos and a fact sheet for Jon Lord's concert at Zürich's Tonhalle in Switzerland on January 10. The same set was repeated two days later in Lucerne, Switzerland - see comments below. The excellent concert was sold out and got a standing ovation. Thanks Jon, writes Denis Zürcher. 07:45 pm … Continue reading Jon Lord came out to Zürich – and Lucerne
Jon Lord performed selections from his Durham Concerto at this year's prestigeous Kaiser Ball at Zürich's Kongresshaus in Switzerland on December 13. Here's a few impressions from the evening. Click to see larger versions. Jon Lord signed autographs for the well dressed guests. Thanks to B. Kazana
Earlier this year Jon Lord performed a new composition - actually a work in progress - titled Air on the Blue String at Zermatt Unplugged. Swiss TV filmed the show and you can watch the new track below. Air on the Blue String was in part inspired by a conversation Jon Lord had with cellist … Continue reading New music: Jon Lord airs the blues
Jon Lord and Zermatt have a long history together, and promoting last night's performance at Zermatt Unplugged, Lord speaks to Zermatt.ch about his first visit there 36 years ago: - I first visited the village in December 1971 and fell in love with it on the spot. Since then, I come back at least two … Continue reading Interview: Jon Lord’s return to Zermatt
Jon Lord will be performing with the Gemini Band tonight in Zermatt, Switzerland. If you are going to the show, please feel free to post your own review below in the comments.