OrganFax News

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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Friday 6th May

With record number of listeners 'tuning in' to enjoy the fantastic new format OrganFax Radio, we are thrilled with the enthusiastic responses we are recieving to our online show.

However, we've heard from a couple of people that they had a trouble viewing the new site, thankfully organist Ben Scott-Hyde has been in touch to let us know the solution ... "Your cookies need to be turned on to 'always' in your preferences and it can be a good idea to clear your cache history if you continue to have issues." 

... Read more.

Something a little different!Something a little different!

Friday 6th May

James Woodcock, curator of the sadly discontinued Yamaha Personal Keyboard Owner website, has posted a facinating video on his personal blog.

The video features Roger Hagarty, of Rogers Music fame, playing a Yamaha Tyros in quite a unique way! James explains more about just what Roger is doing in the blog post, where you can also watch the video.

Yamaha Designs Million Dollar Piano for Elton JohnYamaha Designs Million Dollar Piano for Elton John

Thursday 5th May

World-renowned singer, songwriter and Yamaha pianist Elton John will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace this fall with an all new show, The Million Dollar Piano, named after a stunning, one-of-a-kind instrument made exclusively for him by Yamaha.

A team effort between Yamaha Entertainment Group and Elton John, the million-dollar piano has been 4 years in the making and is called such because it cost $1 million to create. The designers and engineers from Yamaha Pianos in Hamamatsu, Japan worked with Elton John to bring his vision to life. The result is a spectacular, highly mo... Read more.

Snap up a bargainSnap up a bargain

Thursday 5th May

Those of our readers in the south west of England may be aware of the closure of one of the oldest music shops in the beautiful city of Bath. The 163 year old Duck, Son and Pinker closed very recently and vast amount of their stock is being sold in an online auction starting 12th May.

More details can be found here.

Music is good for you!Music is good for you

Tuesday 3rd May

Ask any musical instrument teacher or music shop if learning an instrument is good for you and the answer will always be yes. Now there is evidence to suggest the benefits stretch long into later life and can play a big part in keeping an agile mind into the golden years.

We've come across an article from the Telegraph which looks at studies proving just how beneficial learning an instrument can be! Read the facinating article here.

OrganFax Radio - Online once again!OrganFax Radio - Online once again!

Sunday 1st May

OrganFax Radio is online and ready to play once again! This will once again mark the beginning of regular monthly shows packed full of fun, laughter, and some of the best organ and keyboard music around.

Join presenters Chris Powell and Brett Wales at organfaxradio.co.uk.

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