Jon Lord, the celebrated keyboard player of Deep Purple and Whitesnake is the focus of a new photographic biography that will commemorate his life and successful career.
The limited-edition book, is published by Rufus Stone who specialize in creating photographic books of major musical artists.
The exclusive book has been produced in conjunction with Jon Lord’s family and will be personally signed by friend and fellow keyboard player Rick Wakeman. Featuring unpublished professional images, personal family photographs and contributions from Jon’s family and colleagues, the book is highly anticipated by lifelong fans. The book will be accompanied by unreleased music by the late musician and a never-before seen live DVD of Jon performing his famous Concerto.
One of the unreleased tracks, named All Those Years Ago, has inspired the title of The Jon Lord project and is included in the package as a 10-inch vinyl single.
The photographic book is due to be released in April, to coincide with a special memorial concert being held at the Royal Albert Hall in celebration of Lord’s life and musical accomplishments.
As one of the most respected and revered names in both the rock and classical musical fields, Jon Lord made an impact on people worldwide. A night in his memory, Celebrating Jon Lord will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on April 4th. The concert will give fans the opportunity to relive Lord’s extensive musical career, and will feature special guests, including Paul Weller, Rick Wakeman, Alfie Boe and Deep Purple.
Here's Watch a video preview about the book: