Keyboard legends appear at TMS event

Jon Lord and Rick Wakeman hosted a well-attended Q+A event at Tech Music Schools on 28 April. Former members of Deep Purple and Yes, respectively, Lord and Wakeman recounted tales from their highly eventful 40-plus-year careers.
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Jon Lord and Rick Wakeman hosted a lively, well-attended Q&A event at Tech Music Schools (TMS) on Wednesday 28 April. Solo artists and former members of Deep Purple and Yes, respectively, Lord and Wakeman participated in an extensive Q&A during which they related tales from their 40-plus-year musical careers. Established in 1983, Tech Music Schools incorporates five different disciplines: Drumtech, Vocaltech, Guitar, Bass Guitar and Keyboardtech. Prior to the Q&A session, Lord completed a ‘mini opening’ of the Hammond Lab and toured the facilities, which are located in central London. Both Jon and Rick also took part in the TMS tradition of signing drum skins for the office wall. TMS founder Francis Seriau tells PSNE: “Tech Music Schools (London) made history by bringing together two of the greatest names in rock music, Jon Lord and Rick Wakeman, for the hugely successful Q&A session held at the school. The highly influential keyboard players delighted the audience during an evening of music, learning and great stories.” Seriau adds that more events will be announced via the TMS website (link below).


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