The iconic singer talks solo projects and politics.
Aaron Stipkovich talks with the legendary singer/songwriter Jon Anderson about his days with Yes, his return to 20 minute progressive rock anthems, and his politics. Yes, he even tells Stipko who he's voting for in November, now that he's an American citizen (this is his first presidential vote... ever!)
From the publicity office
: 5/23/2012 - Asheville, NC - Music legend and original YES vocalist and songwriter Jon Anderson will be playing select concert dates this summer in support of his critically acclaimed new digital download release 'OPEN'. Jon Anderson, who has one of the most recognizable voices in music, and is best known for his work with YES, Vangelis and Kitaro, as well as his innovative solo efforts, recently completed several successful tours of the US and South America. The new summer tour promises to deliver an exciting mixture of material from Jon Anderson's prolific solo career, collaborations with Vangelis and classic YES songs, along with songs from his latest CD 'Survival & Other Stories' and new compositions, highlighted by humorous and enlightening stories told by Jon.
So great to be on tour this summer, always a wonderful evening of fun stories and singing, sing'a'long'a'Yes...why not!!!...come and have a wonderful evening out. - Jon
Jon Anderson Summer 2012 Tour Dates:
In other news, on August 8, 2012 Jon will be performing in the UK for the first time in many years at the Sadler's Wells Theater in London. "The concert in London is with the Slovakian Chamber Orchestra with the help of my good friend composer Peter Machajdik plus a semi acoustic group I performed with a couple of years ago in Bratislava," says Jon. "We will be performing some classic songs I wrote with Yes and Vangelis, plus some new songs in a concert for 'Earth and Peace at the 2012 Olympic Games.' " http://www.sadlerswells.com/
Jon is currently recording part two to his recently released 21-minute musical opus 'OPEN' titled 'Ever'. "Music is constantly happening all around me. I'm busy working on 'Ever', a follow up to 'Open', part two of my journey into the longer form music I love to create." Also, Jon is working on the highly anticipated sequel to his critically acclaimed first solo album 'Olias of Sunhillow' titled 'Zamran' "Zamran is slowly finding me, or I'm slowly finding Zamran (Son of Olias), sometimes good things take time I'm told. with love...many blessings...Jon Anderson"
Tour dates visit www.jonanderson.com/tour.html
Jon Anderson 'OPEN' digital download
Jon Anderson 'Survival & Other Stories
' available through Gonzo MultiMedia
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