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Roland Announces C-330eDA Classic OrganRoland Announces C-330e-DA Classic Organ

Wednesday 20th April

Roland is pleased to announce the C-330e-DA Classic Organ, a version of the acclaimed C-330 in a handsome dark oak finish. Along with the original light oak C-330, the C-330e-DA offers players a compact yet feature-rich instrument with dual manual keyboards, an integrated pedal board, and authentic pipe organ sound, touch, and spatial ambience.  Not only is it a classical organ but it also has some of ... Read more.

The New Forest Organ Society’s Charity Lunch and ConcertThe New Forest Organ Society’s Charity Lunch and Concert

Tuesday 19th April

On Sunday 3rd April, the New Forest Organ Society hosted a lunch and concert for 200 people in support of the Help for Heroes Charity.  It was held at Hoburne Bashley in New Milton where the lunch was excellent and the cream tea much enjoyed.  The concert was played by the very popular organist and musician, Ian House who produced a marvellous programme with a variety of music played on his Yamaha Tyros4 special keyboard setup.  The raffle was huge and thank you to all the members and local traders who donated prizes.

A very happy afternoon was enjoyed by everyone ... Read more.

BK-7m Backing Module From RolandBK-7m Backing Module From Roland

Thursday 14th April

Roland UK is pleased to announce the new BK-7m, a portable backing module that can connect to any MIDI-compatible instrument, such as a keyboard, digital piano, or digital accordion.  With hundreds of accompaniment styles, high-quality sounds, and an easy-to-use interface, the BK-7m is the perfect companion for any entertainer.

Equipped with a sophisticated SSC sound engine, the BK-7m includes 128-voice polyphony, with over 1,000 sounds and 57 drum kits, some of which include Roland’s ... Read more.

Farewell To The Eston WurlitzerFarewell To The Eston Wurlitzer

Thursday 14th April

One of the UK's vintage Wurlitzer organs will be making its final concert appearance this Easter, after entertaining thousands of concert go-ers for 30 years.
 
Sadly, the James Finegan Hall at Eston is due to close at the end of May. There had been speculation about the long term future of the venue for a number of years, however the news came just a few months ago that it was the local authority's intent to close the hall in May 2011.
 
It is such a pity that a full season of concerts could not be presented in 2011. A substantial amount of work had been carr... Read more.

Roland UK Launch New Organ...Roland UK Launch New Organ...

Thursday 14th April

Roland UK is proud to introduce the new ATELIER Combo AT-350C.  Perfect for the gigging musician or indeed the home user, the ATELIER Combo features a wide variety of sounds to fit a broad range of musical styles, and is designed for easy transport.

The ATELIER Combo is ready for any live performance,  complete with a wide range of authentic organ sounds with Virtual Tone Wheel technology for rock, pop, and jazz, and also high-resolution voices powered by Roland’s acclaimed SuperN... Read more.

Enigma Records...Enigma Records...

Thursday 14th April

Enigma Records UK is a new, independent record label based in Wells. They are proud to present their debut album, Trumpet Variations, featuring Trumpet and Organ arrangements played by David Bertie (Trumpet) and Christopher Tambling on the magnificent 4-manual Compton Organ of Downside Abbey.

The music includes music by Karg-Elert, Mendelssohn, Stanley, Guilmant, Travers, Elgar and others, as well as original compositions by Christopher Tambling. Available to order from Enigma, Amazon and as a download from the iTunes store now.

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