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Deep Purple and Whitesnake are just 2 of many big tags coming up when talking about Jon Lord. Recognized for his Hammond Organ blues-rock sound he is with no doubt the pioneer of fusing rock and classical/baroque forms with each other and became one of the most important composers of the last decades while having a major impact on the music business.
The 2003 release of “With Pictures” was a 90min documentary style presentation featuring Jon Lord in his most personal and revealing interview since the early days of Deep Purple.
Filmed and produced in Australia in early 2003, whilst Jon was on his first solo tour since leaving Deep Purple, this presentation detailed the reasons behind Jon’s departure from the band his then current work and his future plans.
Newly added on the 2011 version of “With Pictures” is a brand new 30 minute documentary from 2011 providing an up to date view on Jon Lord’s musical achievements throughout his extensive career. And as if this was not enough there’s also:
• An unplugged performance with the Gemini Band at Zermatt festival filmed in 2008.
• The 28pages official tourbook from 2011 giving a broad overview of Jon Lord’s achievements.
• Interviews with Jon Lord and conductor Paul Mann
• Archival vision of Deep Purple’s famous concerto performance with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall in 1969!
• Recent live appearances including an in concert performance in Cologne with ABBA’s Anni-Frid Lyngstad from 2004.
• Live performances with Deep Purple, blues band The Hoochie Coochie Men, The Queensland Orchestra, Jimmy Barnes and Australian band George under the guidance of conductor Paul Mann.
• An indepth radio interview on ABC Radio Australia, and up close and personal behind the scenes footage with Jon Lord, Paul Mann and Deep Purple.
In other words: The DVD highlights Jon’s multifaceted approach to music with numerous personal interviews and live performances.
A treat for lovers of all styles of music.