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OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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Special Treat!Special Treat!

Friday 7th September

Its just a week to go before the next Carillon O&K Festival with John and Jackie Romero. With a great line up that includes Tony Stace, Pete Shaw, David Harrild, Michael Wooldridge and Ian House they have just announced another special treat that is to be included in the weekend. For the first time they will be running an excursion to the East Sussex National Wurlitzer (the largest Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ in Europe, having 32 ranks of pipes) and guests will be treated to the music of Michael Wooldridge during the afternoon.

After a four year break they are back at the ... Read more.

Hot PipesHot Pipes

Thursday 6th September

There is a new web based radio programme available to those interested in the world of Theatre Organs. Steve Ashley, who ran the original version between 2006 -2009, has restarted the programme. Although this slick new version is to be subscription based you have the chance to try out three whole programmes before deciding to part with your cash.

Steve who is originally from the London area, but for much of his life I lived in Los Angeles and now resides in the Costa de Almeria area of Spain, has tastes that reflect a huge cross-section of musical styles. Hot Pipes features recordin... Read more.

One Mann Variety Show In Aid Of Multiple Sclerosis One Mann Variety Show In Aid Of Multiple Sclerosis

Wednesday 5th September

Folly Farm’s Managing Director, Chris Ebsworth met with HOPE Centre Chairman Ken Brombley and Secretary Margaret Brace with Event Organiser Phil Thompson ahead of the charity concert at Folly Farm; the amazing one Mann variety show on Saturday 15th September where all proceeds go to the local HOPE Therapy Centre for Multiple Sclerosis.

This will be an exceptional Wurlitzer concert, as from the moment John Mann steps on to the stage, music of every kind fills the air and you are swept along to some of the world’s most melodious tunes. With a huge repertoire from the ol... Read more.

Yamaha Announce New KeyboardsYamaha Announce New Keyboards

Saturday 1st September

Yamaha have released advanced information of an exciting new product launch. Although not yet seen in the UK, the PSR-S950 and PSR-S750 are set to make quite a mark in the keyboard market.

We are told that information will go live on Yamaha's website on Monday and the keyboards will be presented to the public at the Yamaha Club Weekend held near the end of October.

New sounds, styles, and features abound but the headline for S950 is that the styles feature real audio recordings of percussionists playing which gi... Read more.

Yamaha turns 125!Yamaha turns 125!

Saturday 1st September

125 years ago, in October 1887, Yamaha Corporation was born. To celebrate, Yamaha has commissioned a special commerative logo and has plans for a host of promotions, interesting offers and exciting new products. 

Read the press release here.

Roland announce new productsRoland announce new products

Friday 31st August

Alongside the recent Atelier update, Roland have also launched a range of new pianos, midi controllers, a new sound module and new software. For more information, visit RolandConnect.

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