Jon Lord - Quotes

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Working against a restriction - for me - often produces greater things than getting rid of all boundaries.

Working against a restriction - for me - often produces greater things than getting rid of all boundaries.

I would like all my friends, followers, fans and fellow travelers to know that I am fighting cancer and will therefore be taking a break from performing while getting the treatment and cure. I shall of course be continuing to write music - in my world it just has to be part of the therapy - and I fully expect to be back in good shape next year. ---->>>

I love classical music; I love the way it's worked... all those chord sequences so I often use that sort of effect in my solos. ---->>>

Deep Purple is a damn good band and we've made a niche in rock 'n' roll history. Maybe not a huge one but enough to be very proud of. ---->>>

Free form jazz means absolutely nothing to me. Because there are no boundaries. ---->>>

I don't think the Bonzo Dog could have evolved in America, nor could the old Nice: because of their musical discipline. This is one thing that British groups do have, a sort of discipline. Sometimes it can get a bit soulless, but on the whole I think it's preferable to the American alternative. ---->>>

At the moment we're trying to keep what we've learnt. Because we learnt a terrific amount with 'Deep Purple In Rock,' it took six months to make that album: we think it paid off, really. I can honestly say that it's the first album we've been 100 percent satisfied with; it gave us a hell of a lot of confidence. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Jon Lord
Nationality: English
Born: 06-09, 1941
Birthplace:
Die: 07-16, 2012
Occupation: Musician
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John Douglas "Jon" Lord (9 June 1941 – 16 July 2012) was an English composer, pianist, and Hammond organ player known for his pioneering work in fusing rock with classical or baroque forms, especially with Deep Purple, as well as Whitesnake, Paice Ashton Lord, The Artwoods, and The Flower Pot Men. In 1968, Lord co-founded Deep Purple, a hard rock band of which he was regarded as the leader until 1970 (wikipedia)