New Forest Organ Society have notified us that there will be a change to the published programme for Tuesday 21st July. The concert at Milford on Sea will now star Penny Weedon, for further information or tickets please phone Sandra Ebbetts - 01590 644724
As of the beginning of August 2015, Scarborough Electronic Organ Society is changing it’s venue from Scarborough College to the Scarborough Fair Collection, Flower of May Holiday Park, Lebberston Cliff, Scarborough YO11 3NU.
This is a very prestigious venue with excellent facilities including a superb sound and stage lighting system, and projection system with two large screens. The venue is fully disabled friendly and is all on one level. There is also ample free parking adjacent to the Museum.
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Andy Quin's keyboard music is increasing in popularity internationally.
His light, jazzy track One Of A Kind featuring piano and Hammond A100 is currently popular on Japanese TV; http://tinyurl.com/oteflw7 and this track; United Colours, featuring Andy on his A100 with the BBC Concert Orchestra; https://soundcloud.com/andy-quin/united-colours-1 (perfect for relaxing sunny spring days), is doing well in Taiwan.
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Following our organFax news item on the 17th June we have been asked to up date the following information as the Festival Director has now changed the date and given Dirty Martini the headline spot to close the festival on Monday 31st August 8pm - 10.30pm.
Joining them for the show is the stunning saxophonist Derek Nash from Jools Holland's Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. Tickets for the Rye Jazz Show are £10. Details can be found here.
We are delighted to pass on the news that John Mann has been given a Special Mayoral Reception in his honour which was held in Brighton last Friday, 19th June. He was presented with a certificate by the Mayor, Councillor Lynda Hyde, “as a mark of gratitude and in recognition of his services to Music and Culture in the City of Brighton & Hove”.
John says “It was a splendid occasion to have been honoured, and to be able to share it with forty invited guests who travelled from all over the ... Read more.
for Rod Pooley and his swing band! As many organ and keyboard fans may know, since April 2012 Rod has been the co leader of a very popular 6 piece swing band based in Eastbourne called the Dirty Martini Swing Band.
In addition to a major concert slot at this years Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival held over 4 days and 5 nights of the August Bank Holiday weekend, they have also been booked by the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne to host their celebration of jazz, swing R&B and funk show.
The date of their Rye Jazz Festival concert is Saturday 29th August 2... Read more.