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OrganFax Spotlight

Aberdeen Theatre Organ Trust

Spotlight on The Aberdeen Theatre Organ Trust

Category: Spotlights

As Britain's most northerly theatre organ has been saved and awaits a new home, read about those that played it and its history. This is a 15 page must read for those interested in Theatre Organs. Find out more about the Aberdeen Theatre Organ Trust and its hopes for the future!

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BADEOS... 40 Years On!

Spotlight on BADEOS... 40 Years On!

Category: Spotlights

It was in 1973 that a stalwart few decided to get together to share their enthusiasm for the electronic organ. Little did they expect that in 2013 Bolton & District Electronic Organ Society would still be enjoying the pleasures of their enterprising adventure 40 years on!  Read their story and ideas for the future.

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Spotlight on Jean Martyn

Spotlight on Spotlight on Jean Martyn

Category: Spotlights

It’s probably impossible to be unaware of Jean Martyn’s present success in the music business unless, of course, one has one’s head in a sack or doesn’t own a television! Since her heroic progress through to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent last year, she has been the original whirling dervish, and her achievements have been well reported here on OrganFax. So find out more as we turn the Organfax Spotlight on Jean Martyn.

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Spotlight on Mark Thompson

Spotlight on Mark Thompson

Category: Spotlights

It's not unusual to hear people say 'there is no new blood coming into the organ world'. We'd beg to differ. At just twenty five years old this young man has already achieved so much and become a very popular artiste on the circuit. So find out more as we turn the Organfax Spotlight on Mark Thompson.

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Michael Wooldridge

Spotlight on Michael Wooldridge

Category: Spotlights

It is often said of many musicians and entertainers that they are a bit of a 'one trick pony'.....  This is a label that could never be applied to Michael Wooldridge, if ever there was a true blue 'all rounder', then this young gentleman would most definitely fit the bill.  From the imposing controls of the largest cathedral organ to a keyboard rack within a pop group; Michael does it all - he does it well, too!

2010 marked his 30th year in the entertainment industry.  Read our article to find out what happened next on his journey to celebrating his 30th anniversary of being a professional musician...

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Spotlight On Robert Wolfe!

Spotlight on Robert Wolfe!

Category: Spotlights

Born in Luton, Bedfordshire, Robert fell in love with popular organ music on a family holiday to Blackpool when he was in his teens.  Having fallen in love with the sound of the Wurlitzer in the Tower, it is fair to say that any ambitions he had of playing that particular organ on a regular basis were quickly realised when as a mere 16 year old, Robert became the youngest ever player to join the team of Resident Organists in the Tower Ballroom. 

Read our article to find out what happened next on Robert's journey to celebrating his 30th anniversary of being resident organist at The Thursford Collection!

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