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Rocking in the high school

Those of you who follow our weird covers semi-permanent section, have seen many a weird thing 😉 . But a high school brass band doing Purple medley must be a first. Lots of Japanese girls (that rule) playing music we all love and this time they don’t hide their faces:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImaCLzOY-Xc

Thanks to Andrey Gusenkov for finding this gem.



19 Comments to “Rocking in the high school”:

  1. 1
    juraj says:

    This is coool.I love it.

  2. 2
    kraatzy says:

    A great opener … BURN … not only for a purple shows !!!!!!!!!!!
    And then … HIGHWAY STAR … SMOKE ON THE WATER …

    and of course … performed by a japanese girly band !

  3. 3
    micke says:

    After hearing these versions of the classics, I will skip purple in the future..

  4. 4
    Scott says:

    Now that’s cool

  5. 5
    Francesco says:

    Semplicemente fantastico…

  6. 6
    hans says:

    – it´s very cool!

  7. 7
    Bob Lawrinz says:

    Awesome. Burn is such a great song.
    Thanks for the link.
    Especial thanks for moderating comments. I had almost stopped coming back here because of the ill mannered comments.

  8. 8
    George says:

    Japanese people always have to offer something outstanding and special while covering Deep Purple.
    the last time I watched them covering maybe Smoke or Highway (don’t remember) played by the Japanese folk-instruments, in National Japanese clothes. this was the great example how Purple’s music can fit and rule two absolutely different cultures (western and eastern)

  9. 9
    T says:

    Knowing that I was a big Deep Purple fan, some students from the jazz band in the school where I work got together and serendaded me by playing “Smoke on the Water” outside my classroom window early in the morning some years back.

    This is actually a symphonic band. Someone took a great deal of time to score this, and they did a great job. A lot more work than one might think was devoted to the final product.

  10. 10
    HZ says:

    Well, maybe it’s weird now, but belive me DP will be classic music one day.

  11. 11
    paintedhorse says:

    Burn as a jazz number. (Adopts “The Fast Show” jazzmeister voice). Niice!! 😉

  12. 12
    Paal Hanson says:

    I love it!! A brass band, a symphony orchestra or a rock band, they can all power perform!

    Music is a breaker of borders, and this goes to show just how good great music will cross all perceptions of genres.

    I am a rock´n´roller at heart, however I love all great music!

  13. 13
    elprupdeep says:

    a gem yes.
    another proof that DP music is fun and is also classical.as JS Bach or Mozart is part of the world “patrimoine”.long live DP.CHEERS.

  14. 14
    Jeffs says:

    Purple, Japanese girls (and great musicians too!!) Does it get any better than that;-)

  15. 15
    daviep79 says:

    That was pretty cool!!! Gotta admire them ! Young & Old, Deep Purple touches everybody in some way!

  16. 16
    Crimson Ghost says:

    That was fun!

  17. 17
    stoffer says:

    Pretty cool stuff!!, could some of these young ladies be decendents of the GREAT fans that helped to make MIJ the classic of all live lp’s?

  18. 18
    TC says:

    If I’m not mistaken, the riff from Burn came from a Gershwin song. I don’t remember the name but the riff’s from there.

  19. 19
    lordydos says:

    Yup, that’s right TC! It’s “Fascinating Rhythm” !

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