Jon Lord made honorary Doctor of Music

Jon Lord has received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Music from the University of Leicester. "Jon Lord is one of British music's most eclectic and talented instrumentalists. There are no signs of his creative talents abating." These words rounded off a detailed account of Jon Lord's musical life that preceded Jon being presented with … Continue reading Jon Lord made honorary Doctor of Music

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Jon Lord: Improvisation was the rock Deep Purple built its house on

Scotland's STV covered Jon Lord's visit to the University of the West of Scotland yesterday. In these two segments Jon Lord discusses first musical improvisation and what he believes music students today get from listening to Deep Purple - and then talks about the 'chat with knobs on' that he held at the University. Click … Continue reading Jon Lord: Improvisation was the rock Deep Purple built its house on

‘Terrific’: Jon Lord’s music lectures in Scotland

Jon Lord spent Thursday (Feb 24) with students at the University of the West of Scotland, in Ayr. In the morning, he gave a Hammond organ class to 18 of the University's keyboard students where he spoke about the history of the instrument, his own ways of getting the most out of the instrument and … Continue reading ‘Terrific’: Jon Lord’s music lectures in Scotland