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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Pier Power!Pier Power!

Tuesday 22nd March

We are pleased to announce that the David Windle will be back at the organ on the North Pier, Blackpool on Wednesday and Thursday mornings,11.30 till 1.00 pm commencing the 20th of July 2011.

The season proved to be very popular with the visitors in 2009 but the pier management decided on a different policy for the 2010 season deciding to replace the organ with a musical duo. Therefore, we are pleased to see it back this year.

As usual the shows will be featuring David at his Yamaha FX20 with amplification playing a varied programme to suit all tastes.

Wersi Direct Launch New Pegusus Wing KeyboardWersi Direct Launch New Pegusus Wing Keyboard

Tuesday 22nd March

The WERSI Pegasus Wing has landed! This exciting new arranger keyboard is now available to order from the UK’s premier WERSI dealership.

Wersi Direct Ltd are pleased to announce that they are now officially taking orders for the fantastic new Wersi instrument, The Pegasus wing, for delivery mid-April.

This state of the art arranger keyboard has been in production for several months and now the Pegasus Wing is available for purchase. This is the first Single keyboard produced by Wersi in over 5 years and combines all the legendary features associated wi... Read more.

Message from Jean MartynMessage from Jean Martyn

Tuesday 22nd March

We were sad to hear the news that Jean Martyns other half Bob was was recently taken ill but we can now report that at this moment Bob is doing well and in the Cardiology unit of his local hospital, having undergone to have a stent fitted. Further surgery is still required to have a pacemaker fitted.

Jean and Bob would like to thank all for the messages and concern shown.

Please note that Bobs telephone numbers of 01902850843 and 07971890382 are not being used at present. If there are any queries regarding Jeans' concerts please e mail J... Read more.

Are Organ Societies Doomed? Another Point Of View...

Monday 21st March

With Penny Weedon's articles in mind, we have since received this from Sandra Ebbets of The New Forest Organ Society, offering their views as a committee on the future of the organ world and their findings within their club.  We have opened up a topic on our forum where we invite you to have your say and express your opinion on the committees thoughts below...

The New Forest Organ Society- with 250 members and a waiting list for membership - is a successful and busy Society in Milford-on-Sea in Hampshire that... Read more.

New site for T&A Events

Sunday 20th March

Recently the website for T&A Events (Tony Stace & Andrew Nix) has been under reconstruction. This informative website can now be found under it's brand new name of www.tandaevents.net All the latest news from the lads is available on this site and has exciting news about the Mill Rythe event in July.  

Also, Tony and Andrew would like to stress that an email address set up as futureevents@tandaevents.co.uk is no longer valid for their events. Any email sent to this address WILL NOT be delivered to T & A Events.

Historic Wurlitzer organ finds new home at the TroxyHistoric Wurlitzer organ finds new home at the Troxy

Friday 18th March

The largest Wurlitzer pipe organ ever installed in a European cinema has found a new home at the Troxy, Stepney, where it will become the first cinema organ to be installed in a major UK cinema building since the 1930s.

The Cinema Organ Society, which owns the instrument, and the Troxy management have agreed to rehouse the Wurlitzer - originally installed in 1930 in the huge Trocadero at the Elephant and Castle - in the Art Deco Commercial Road venue.

The Troxy, built as a 'super cinema' in 1933, was the brainchild of London entrepreneurs the Hyams brothers, who also built t... Read more.

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