Glenn Hughes, former bassist and vocalist of the legendary band Deep Purple, known to millions as the "Voice of Rock", invited to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and currently the frontman of the rock group Black Country Communion, will perform the best classic hits Deep Purple on stage Svetlanovsky Hall of the Moscow House of Music this fall, November 19, 2018.
The show promises to be dynamic, as if transferring to the legendary past, a two-hour extravaganza in honor of Glenn Hughes' stay in the compositions of Mk 3 and Mk 4 Deep Purple, one of the most famous and influential rock-n-roll bands in the history of world music. In addition to Glenn, the vocalist and bassist, the touring band includes guitarist Soren Anderson, keyboard player Jesper Bo Hansen and new, specially invited for this project, drummer Fera Escobedo.
Glenn Hughes was born in 1951 in the English county of Staffordshire. Without exaggeration, we can say that he has been playing music all his life - the first funk-rock band "Trapeze" Hughes founded in the mid-60's. Already in 1973, Hughes became bassist Deep Purple and played in this group until its breakup, together the musicians released three albums (Burn (1974), Stormbringer (1974) and Come Taste The Band (1975)).
Throughout the 80s, Glenn Hughes, as a bass player and vocalist, collaborated with such artists and bands as Phenomena, Gary Moore, Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi, John Norum, Pat Trail. Vocalist, bass player, songwriter, Glenn became a unique musician for his long career. Previously, no other rock musician has created such a distinctive style of mixing the best elements of hard rock, soul and funk. Stevie Wonder once called Hughes his favorite singer.