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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.
Michael Wooldridge has released a new CD, in fact you get two of him for the price of one! Piano Magic features Michael playing some fabulous piano favourites on the Yamaha CVP-609 accompanied by the orchestra, provided by Michael playing the Yamaha EL-700 and Gareth Thompson on drums. It is available now from his website.
The artiste for this evenings concert for the Ashford Keyboard & Organ Club (Kent) has changed from Tim Flint to Chris Powell.
Come along and join them, a warm welcome awaits.
There will be an important EGM of the COS on Saturday 20th June, the main item of business being to discuss and vote on the adoption of a proposed new constitution to enable the organisation to register as a charity.
This will be held to give members the opportunity to consider fully the implications of the proposed changes to their constitution. Members who are unable to attend may appoint a Proxy to represent them at the meeting, by completing the reply-slip on-line by going to www.co... Read more.