Jon Lord, former keyboardist for Deep Purple, dies

LONDON - British rocker Jon Lord, the keyboardist whose powerful, driving tones helped turn Deep Purple and Whitesnake into two of the most popular hard rock acts in a generation...

Rolling Stones keyboardist, TV gardener team up on conservation

...yellow daffodils was no ordinary stage for the Rolling Stones keyboardist and his black grand piano. But this was no ordinary performance...of his hunting preserve as a conservation easement. The keyboardist, who first joined the Stones on their "Tattoo You" tour...

Expect variety from Umphrey's McGee at Major Rager

...considerable musical range. But that's not what Umphrey's McGee's next album, Similar Skin is about, according to keyboardist/singer Joel Cummins."With this one we were trying to go back to kind of creating a more cohesive album and a bunch of...

Keyboardist is inducted into Hall of Fame as performer

...claim to have toured with the Rolling Stones and The Allman Brothers and recorded with Eric Clapton and George Harrison. Keyboardist Chuck Leavell can. When not onstage, he and his wife, Rose Lane, own and manage 1,500 acres of timber and wild game...

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Zac Brown Band performs Friday at James Brown Arena

...they're voted on by your peers as musicians," guitarist/keyboardist Clay Cook said in a recent phone interview. "You have...bassist/baritone vocalist John Driskell Hopkins, guitarist/keyboardist Coy Bowles, drummer Chris Fryar and percussionist Daniel...

Sonic Spotlight: Lynwood Holmes

Age: 39HOMETOWN: AugustaPLAYS: Keyboardist, Sounds Unlimited Band, since 1995DAY JOB: Teacher, A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet SchoolBEST concert...

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Georgia rocker donates easement to state

ATLANTA - Former Rolling Stone keyboardist Chuck Leavell on Monday donated nearly 300 acres of his middle Georgia hunting preserve to the state as a conservation easement...

Singer-songwriter Billy Preston dies at 59

PHOENIX - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles including "Outta Space...

Across the river

...SOUTHERN ROOTS MUSIC SERIES: 2 p.m. today; Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; blues singer Chocolate Thunder joins keyboardist and songwriter Shrimp City Slim; refreshments and conversation with the artists follow; free; (706) 724-7501 NIPPLES...

Maktub breaks through with 'heavy soul' sound

SEATTLE -- A little after 1 p.m. on a Tuesday, a cab pulls up at the home of Daniel Spils, keyboardist for Seattle "heavy soul" band Maktub. Out steps lead singer Reggie Watts, bearing his impressive Afro, a box of Kellogg's...