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.
In the US, ... Read more.
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.
Talented young organist David Gray makes a welcome return to the Assembly Hall, Worthing this Sunday 21st June 2015 starting at 2.30pm.
David has just finished a Masters Degree in Performance Studies at the Royal Academy of Music. He is trained as a concert pianist but relaxes by playing light music on the Theatre Organ and is a remarkably accomplished player for his age. He has given concerts at major organ venues in the UK, the USA and Australia.
Regular concert goers may have seen his spectacular concert last summer when he took time away from the Wurlitzer console to p... Read more.
Frank Aston has been in touch to let us know about a concert designed to raise money for the desperately needed replacement of the East Window of the St Mary’s Church, Albrighton which is in a sorry state at present.
Nigel Ogden will appear on 27th June 2015 at St Mary’s to support this worthy cause. Although not a theatre organ (it is a Jardine Nicholson), we are told Nigel did get a wonderful theatre sound out of it on a previous visit and the evening promises to be a good one with a selection of musical entertainment to please all tastes, from fairground to popular to... Read more.