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Don Airey on tour

Don Airey will embark on tour with his band in March 2019. They will be playing the usual circuit of clubs around Central Europe that they’ve been playing every year around that time for several years in a row now. The tour starts on March 8 in Zoetermeer and wraps up on the 24th in […]

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It’s seven o’clock in England

Roger is having a cup of tea and Don having a beer in at the same hotel lounge in Moterrey:

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Moore Blues for Gary

Several members of the Purple family paid tribute to the late Gary Moore by taking part in recording of Moore Blues for Gary – A Tribute To Gary Moore album due out on October 26 via Edel/earMUSIC. This tribute album is a brainchild of Bob Daisley, who had played bass with Gary since the early […]

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Going Home for One of a Kind

Record company keeps promoting the latest Don Airey solo album with posting the title track One of a Kind. Meanwhile, some time ago Don released another solo album without much fanfare. That album is called Going Home. It is the jazz piano album that Don started mentioning he’s working on since a few years ago.

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A deputy organist at a local church

Don Airey will play the top billing at the HRH Prog Festival in Northern Wales this coming November. In a recent interview with Classic Rock Revisited he also hinted about more UK dates to come: Getting ready to do a four-month summer run of festivals with DP starting in Mexico in May, with perhaps a […]

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One of a Kind

Don Airey will release his new solo album One of a Kind on May 25, 2018 via earMusic. The album is touted as a “true classic hard rock gem with melodies, great riffs and solos” and features members of Don’s solo band Carl Sentance, Laurence Cottle, Jon Finnigan, and Simon McBride. It will be released […]

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Rockpages interview with Don Airey

The media blitz continues, this time it’s the turn of Don Airey to be interviewed by Rockpages.gr. On Blackmore Rockpages.gr: Do you think that will ever be a chance that the guys would bury the hatchet and Ritchie of course and play all of them together? Even if it’s for one show? Don Airey: No! […]

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The magic fingers

Last Friday, May 5, Don Airey did a keyboard clinic in Milton Keynes, UK, here are a couple of videos demonstrating his prowess (like anyone had any doubts by now). A longer video has also been posted by the Music Kavern, the store that hosted the event, on Facebook.

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From Chuck Berry to Bach

Roger Glover, Chuck Berry, Jon Hiseman, Roger Glover once again, Paicey’s father, John McLaughlin, and J.S. Bach — what do they all have in common? Watch About the band part 3 to find out.

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About the band

The best and worst moments on stage, the deepest secrets, first records bought and first shows attended, crying and laughing, hidden talents, and many other curious things — all in the new interview with the band posted by the record company.

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