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    Posted: April 14 2010 at 21:12
Don Airey is a keyboardist he played with may famous artists: Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne (solo), Rainbow, Colosseum II and many others. From few years he is an organist in Deep Purple.
He recorded 2 solo albums:
 
"A Light in the sky" (2008)(http://www.amazon.com/Light-Sky-Don-Airey/dp/B0011458LK) - audio samples
 
"K2: Tales of Triumph & Tragedy"(19880(http://www.amazon.com/K2-Triumph-Tragedy-Don-Airey/dp/B00020H8ZI) - audio samples
 
His first album isn't that good. Mainly pop or hard rock songs full of digital synthesizers. However his secodn effort "A Light in the sky" is much better. Keyboards are fully analoh (Hammond, Moog, pianos etc.). This record is full of different styles: mainly jazz-rock, symphonci prog (a la ELP) and heavy prog in the vain of his new band Deep Purple.
 
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 14 2010 at 21:16
listening to Airey with the great Colosseum II right now, what an amazing band

didn't find A Light in the Sky all that progressive, or maybe I just didn't like it, I know I didn't feel it merited his inclusion as a solo artist but I'm sure many will disagree..  good luck


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 15 2010 at 04:17
I'll forward Don Airey for inclusion.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 15 2010 at 04:20
Thanks! He really deserves it Rawks!!!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 15 2010 at 09:32
Originally posted by ozzy_tom ozzy_tom wrote:

Thanks! He really deserves it Rawks!!!
Hey Ozzy you'ra in a avalanche of great prog acts.Wink


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 25 2010 at 14:25
Not to Eclectic, but Don Airey added to the database.Emoticons
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 25 2010 at 14:48
Originally posted by clarke2001 clarke2001 wrote:

Not to Eclectic, but Don Airey added to the database.Emoticons


It was about time!!!!!

prog related? I would've added him under crossover...but related is ok too!
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