Paul Mann (Jon Lord)

The name Paul Mann is not necessarily one that most progressive rock fans will be familiar with, he doesn’t play in an band, nor is he a singer or lyricist, rather Paul Mann is a Conductor, on Orchestral Conductor who over the past 13 years has been a close friend of the late Jon Lord, Paul was the conductor for the London Symphony Orchestra when Deep Purple staged their 30th anniversary concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 1999 for the Concerto for Group and Orchestra, In this interview Paul recounts the events that led to this final recording of Jon’s Concerto and shares his own memories of Jon both as a close friend and as a composer and musician.

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