To Notice Such Things returns to Shipley

This Sunday, July 7, the Bernardi Chamber Orchestra will perform parts of Jon's To Notice Such Things at Shipley Arts Festival in Nuthurst, England. Two years ago, Jon gave his last ever concert performance at St. Andrew's church in Nuthurst - two days after his triumphant appearance at the 2011 Sunflower Jam with Rick Wakeman, Joe Bonamassa and others. … Continue reading To Notice Such Things returns to Shipley

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A man who used to notice such things

Recollecting an interview Jon did with Exclusive Magazine in 2010 for the release of his To Notice Such Things album. It was a commission from Shipley Arts Festival in the South of England. It's a six different pieces, each one based on a moment or time in Jon's friend John Mortimer's life. Lingering impressions In … Continue reading A man who used to notice such things

Jon Lord donates music to Mortimer play

Jon Lord has donated the music of To Notice Such Things, which he wrote for Sir John Mortimer to a local stage production in Henley on Thames, England, who will perform Mortimer's A Voyage Around My Father next week. During their friendship, Jon Lord and Sir John Mortimer actually talked about writing their own musical … Continue reading Jon Lord donates music to Mortimer play

Review: Lord does know what he’s doing

'The list of pop musicians who have successfully crossed over into the classical firmament is not a long one ... thankfully, Lord does know what he’s doing,' writes TheArtsDesk.com in their review of To Notice Such Things. 'It’s idiomatically orchestrated and well-structured ... [and] ... the last two sections, depicting the final stages in Mortimer’s … Continue reading Review: Lord does know what he’s doing

‘To enhance and soothe thy senses…’

Principal white snake and ex-Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale likes and recommends Jon Lord's new album, To Notice Such Things. On his website, David Coverdale writes: 'Boys & Girls, Lads & Lassies, Bonnie & Fair... just a quickie... I have just purchased & am currently playing the new recorded works of the very charming gentleman … Continue reading ‘To enhance and soothe thy senses…’