Posted Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The late musician's pioneering concerto will rock out on Blu-ray in September.
In an early announcement to retailers, Eagle Rock is preparing 'Jon Lord: Concerto for Group and Orchestra' for Blu-ray on September 3.
Jon Lord always wanted a studio recording of the concerto. He finalized his very last mission - the first and only studio recording of the famous 'Concerto For Group And Orchestra.' Lord assembled guest musicians such as Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, Joe Bonamassa and Steve Morse in the Abbey Road Studios, to work with his trusted partner, director Paul Mann, on the 2012 version of the legendary concert. The studio recording of 'Concerto For Group And Orchestra' will now become Jon Lord's legacy for generations to come. Jon passes from darkness to light says the sober announcement from his family. This album is a joyful testament of a great musician and fantastic man.
Spec have not been detailed yet, but supplements will include: "Making Of" feature; in-depth interviews with Paul Mann and Marco de Goeij; and a Behind-The-Scenes documentary "Up Close & Personal (Orchestral Recording Sessions)."
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray/CD set is $19.98.
You can find the latest specs for 'Jon Lord: Concerto for Group and Orchestra' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under September 3.
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