Keith Emerson

Book Now On Pre-Order

The Prog legend remembered by friends, family and colleagues, with exclusive and previously unseen photographs, only from www.keithemersonbook.com.


The lavish, fully illustrated book in which family, friends, colleagues and fans talk about the life, work, and legacy of Keith Emerson is now available to pre-order and for a limited period pre-orders will include the chance to have a name printed in the book. There are two deluxe editions available – the Classic, and the Signature signed by author Chris Welch and Aaron Emerson which comes with an exclusive art print portrait of Keith, a CD of an unheard interview, and sheet music of the very first piece of music composed by the then twelve-year-old Keith, titled ‘Quatermass Boogie Woogie.


Watch Keith’s grandson. Ethan Emerson, playing ‘Quatermass Boogie Woogie on Keith’s old Steinway piano below:

The book includes many previously unseen photos of Keith at home, at work and play from the private Emerson family archives, as well as professional portraits and live performance photographs. Close family and friends share memories and stories from throughout his life, while fellow musicians from the worlds of prog, rock and classical attest to Keith’s talent and dedication, his spirit, generosity, and sense of humour.


Includes new interviews with Keith’s children, his ex-wife, close personal friends, former partner Mari Kawaguchi, ex-ELP member Carl Palmer, Rick Wakeman, Lee Jackson, Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter, Alan White, Dave Kilminster, Marc Bonilla, Rachel Flowers, Darius Brubeck, Geoff Downes and more.


Pre-order is on now at www.keithemersonbook.com.

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