Here are two messages Jordan Rudess posted on Twitter about Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord, who sadly passed away on July 16th, 2012.
"@Jcrudess: I'm very sad to hear about the passing of Jon Lord. He was an inspiration to me!"
"@Jcrudess: Tonight's Dream Theater in Boston was dedicated to the spirit of Jon Lord. I improvised a piano piece which I directed to his memory."