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John Paul Jones to Perform in Cambridge, England on May 20 2012

John Paul Jones to Perform in Cambridge, England on May 20 2012
A Cambridge art gallery has unveiled its 2012 New Music Series featuring 12 cutting edge concerts performed by world class musicians.

John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin is widely considered as one of the most influential rock bassists of all time.

He will be the big draw for the Kettle's Yard series on May 20, 2012 when he joins Stephen Montague in an exclusive interview and concert. The evening will end with the Cambridge University New Music Ensemble performing his original works.

This year's series begins on January 29 with four tubas, YouTuba, who meet in the woods for a Tuba Bears' Picnic. This musically diverse show is accompanied by text from BBC Radio 3 presenter and poet, Ian McMillan.

On February 12, Kettle's Yard presents the Irish duo, violinist Darragh Morgan accompanied by pianist Mary Dullea.

On February 27, Flam by Orlando Gough comes to Kettle's Yard. This work is performed by virtuoso singers/actors Melanie Pappenheim and Rebecca Askew.

The full programme can be viewed at

Tickets are available online or by phone on (01223) 748100. Sunday Coffee Concerts are only £7/£4 concessions and the two evening concerts £10/£6 concessions.

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This Month in
Led Zeppelin History

October xx, 1968 - Led Zeppelin is recorded
October 19, 1968 - Final performance as the New Yardbirds
October 31, 1969 - Led Zeppelin II is released in the US
October 17, 1969 - Bonham is thrilled to play Carnegie Hall where Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa have performed
October 23, 1970 - Led Zeppelin III is released in the US
October xx, 1970 - The press lash out at the band over the Led Zeppelin III acoustic content
October xx, 1971 - Page and Plant venture around Thailand and India after the Japan tour
October 18, 1972 - Zeppelin rehearse at the Rainbow Theater for a UK tour
October xx, 1973 - Each member performs an individual film sequence for their concept film
October 31, 1974 - Swan Song hosts a party for the launch of its UK division
October xx, 1975 - Led Zeppelin decide not to tour and concentrate on recording new material
October 20, 1976 - The Song Remains The Same premieres at New York’s Cinema One
October xx, 1977 - Jimmy starts assembling a Led Zeppelin live album from recordings as far back as 1969
October xx, 1978 - Jones and Bonham record with Paul McCartney at Abbey Road Studios
October xx, 1978 - Rehearsals for In Through The Out Door in London
October xx, 1979 - All nine Led Zeppelin albums enter the Billboards Top 200 -- no other band has ever achieved this
October 10, 1980 - A private funeral is held for John Bonham at Rushock church in Worcestershire
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