Posts Tagged ‘Zermatt’


Jon Lord’s love for Switzerland

December 13, 2009

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, he talks about his life long love for the picturesque little town in the Alps.

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New music: Jon Lord airs the blues

September 2, 2008

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.

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Interview: Jon Lord’s return to Zermatt

April 10, 2008

Jon Lord and Zermatt have a long history together, and promoting last night’s performance at Zermatt Unplugged, Lord speaks to 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 or three times every year, mostly in winter to ski, but now and again in summer too for hiking. We have even had a small flat here for the last eight years.

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Jon Lord live in Zermatt tonight

April 9, 2008

Jon Lord live in ZermattJon 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.