Orla are about to reveal two brand new instruments at the Pakefield Festival. The Grande Theatre Jubilee and Compact Theatre Jubilee both feature a new sound board, a raft of new styles and a new USB connection that will allow a USB stick with an additional 90 styles to be loaded.
Paul Carman at Orla Direct says" We are very proud of the special collaboration between ORLA in Italy and the UK, our sound engineers and most importantly, ORLA’s valued customers. This is an instrument designed with the United Kingdom Home Organ enthusiast firmly in mind".
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Last night was the official opening show for the East Sussex National Wurlitzer in Uckfield and I was fortunate enough to be invited as a guest at the show.
This stunning instrument is located in the superb setting of the East Sussex National Golf Resort. You would possibly think this a strange combination, but wow does it work. The instrument is the largest Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ in Europe, having 32 ranks of pipes. The console and pipes have all been imported from the US a where they were sele... Read more.
Penny Weedon has recently given her website a major makeover and as she puts it "Wrestled it to the ground and made lots of additions and things". She is particularly keen to let folk know she has now included a blog so that she can air her views on the world! Any of our readers that are interested inthe subject of 'GCSE's' and 'Music' are invited to add their thoughts to Penny's. Those that know Penny will know that her thoughts, at best, are unlikely to be uncontentious!
We are very pleased welcome yet another player to our directories as a full member of OrganFax; Michael Gisbourne is the latest player to have taken a full listing with us. Whilst information is still being added to his page, please feel free to stop by and have a look.
Byron Jones has asked us to pass on this message to our readers.
"I would like to really thank all 516 of you who were at my 30th year Festival at Sand Bay Leisure Resort and made it one of the best ever. Thanks also for all the cards, letters & emails saying how much you all enjoyed the event. Special thanks to all the artist\'s who made it such a success, also to George Ingley who did such a wonderful job of stage setting and lighting. Also thanks must go to the chef and waiting staff for to very good food and service. As you know we are presenting a cheque for £1,100... Read more.
Yamaha has continues to expand it's online catalogue of keyboard styles. The latest updates sees new styles from the late 60s to early 70s.
For more details, including demonstration videos, visit the Yamaha online services blog.