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Norwich Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club

Telephone Number :  01603 745544

Email address :  norwichorganistsclub@talktalk.net

Contact name :  Martin Drake

Venue address : Drayton Village Hall, Pond Lane, Norwich, NR86PP

About Norwich Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club

Hi and welcome to the Norwich Organists Club, or  actually our new name THE NORWICH ELECTRONIC ORGAN & KEYBOARD CLUB. As a club we have been around for over 30 years but like a lot of clubs have had a few hard times in the past few years. However in 2010 we moved from the Royal British Legion premises to a lovely new venue at Drayton Village Hall and our numbers have been steadily increasing ever since. The hall is situated next to the Drayton Red Lion Pub on the A1067 road out of Nowich, it's about 3 miles out from Asda.

We always meet on the last Tuesday of the month starting at 7.30pm and to encourage new members we only charge £6 on the door with no additional membership fee to pay. We are a friendly bunch and just want you to come and join us for a light hearted evening of excellent music and entertainment provided by one of the many leading professional organists this country has to offer, occasionally we have organists from further afield too!

As you will see from the list below we have some very good players lined up for you. So do come if you can, and if it's your first time please look me up (Martin, I'm the chairman) and lets have a mardle (sorry that's Norfolk for a chat).

Tuesday 24th February 2015  David Ingley brought along his portable Technics GA3 and his Yamaha PSR8000 to entertain us for the evening. It's difficult to think of David as having been a professional musician for 29 years when he looks so youthful but he obviously knows his stuff and is a popular face on the electronic organ circuit.

David's programme was varied as usual, but worthy of note was a rendition of Laura, incorporating the lovely organ flutes and  very jazzy Stephane Grappelli violin versions of S'Wonderful and Avalon, getting all our feet tapping. There were a couple of 50s and 60s medleys, an Abba medley, on orchestral style Merry Widow Waltz, ballads, rumbas, marches, a seasonal Pop Looks Bach (David had been having problems with snow where he'd previously been playing), WW1 songs, finishing with an encore of South Rampart Street Parade.

Tuesday 24th March - Andrew Varley   Andrew makes a very welcome return to our club and we look forward to the programme he has to offer.

Do come and join us - we are very friendly, our evenings are entertaining and varied, it's well worth £6.00 and you get tea or coffee with biscuits as well!

Our Venue

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Norwich Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club's Concert Diary

2015
January 27thTrevor Flunder
February 24thDavid Ingley
March 31stAndrew Varley
April 28thSteve Hubble
May 26thNicholas Martin
June 30thChris Powell (more details)

& Brett Wales Duet Night

June 30thBrett Wales (more details)

wuth Chris Powell Duet night

July 28thChiho Sunamoto
August 25thChris Jones
September 29thJean Martyn
October 27thElizabeth Harrison
November 24thDaniel Watt
2016
February 23rdPaul Carman
March 29thTony Stace
April 26thChris Stanbury
May 31stJanet Dowsett
June 28thBill King
July 26thJohn Bowdler
August 30thAndrew Nix
October 25thRod Pooley (more details)

Dual Concert

October 25thDavid Harrild