Our readers in the north of England will be sad to learn of the passing of Leo Baarda. Leo single handedly created the wonderful organ concert venue at Baardas Glass Houses in Elloughton, near Hull back in the 1980's and the monthly concerts with the pipe organ, Allen theatre organ and Kurzweil piano were always well attended and appreciated by many.
Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and friends.
This months edition of the Wersi Podcast is now online!
Music from Franz Lambert, Byron Jones, Brett Wales, Daniel Watt and Robert New
Korg have slowly been growing their presence in the arranger keyboard market, from the acclaimed MicroArranger through to the top of the range PA3x Pro.
Now Korg debuts the newest high-performance Arranger in the acclaimed PA-Series; the Pa900. Featuring Defined Nuance Control technology for extra realism, Pa900 offers users a new palate of sounds to impress any audience, as well as an enormous range of styles covering music genres from around the world. Combine this with powerful functionality, an intuitive user interface and rich, powerful sound, and you have an Arranger for... Read more.
Recently Yamaha introduced a brand new range of CVP Clavinova digital pianos. A key feature of these new instruments is a wide, full colour touch screen.
Although the new touch screen operating system makes the pianos very easy to use, it does however present a problem for those with visual impairments. This is why Yamaha have announced a new free software upgrade that introduces a "voice guide" feature specifically designed to make the CVP pianos access... Read more.
Just added to our articles pagethe next issue of the Trocadero Wurlitzer News letter which includes a financial statement from the trustees. See the latest developments in the renewal of the Trocadero Wurlitzer. Read about whats planned next and how you can contribute to the cause.
Our thanks go to the COS for supplying this article on OrganFax.
The Gloucester Keyboard & Organ Club are presenting a special St. Patrick's night concert where Brian Hazelby will perform on his Tyros 4. There will be plenty of Irish banter during the evening and along with the usual raffle and spot prizes, will make this a fab evening!
Taking place on Sunday 17th March at The Wotton Hall Club, Barnwood, Gloucester, tickets are only £4.00 for members. Members of neighbouring clubs are invited to join them, for what promises to be a great experience. Pl... Read more.