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New President for Rutland!New President for Rutland!

Saturday 15th May

Rutland Organ and Keyboard Music Club are pleased to be able to announce that Tony Stace has agreed to be their Club President.

Maybe we shoud have voted him in for Government too!

Phil Kelsall To Return To Rye...Phil Kelsall To Return To Rye...

Saturday 15th May

Friends Of Rye Wurlitzer are delighted to remind you that the next festivity of theatre organ entertainment is Sunday 23rd May at Rye College.
 
They have a real treat, their artiste for the afternoon will be Phil Kelsall resident organist at the Tower Ballroom Blackpool for the past 30 odd years.
 
Phil performs at Rye every two years, and, on a personal note as well as giving him a warm welcome  they are very excited about this visit.  Since he played last they have had a lot done to the organ both in appearance and performance progress.  With ... Read more.

John Mann's Folly...John Mann's Folly...

Tuesday 4th May

Saturday 1st May saw John Mann play a spectacular concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer in the Old Time Fun Fair at Folly Farm much to the delight of the large audience who travelled from near and far to hear it.
 
John played a varied programme including some duets with himself, using the "playback" facility of the Wurlitzer and accompanying it on the grand piano. John also used this facility to accompany the song and dance number "If I only had a brain" from the Wizard of Oz.
 
The night also saw the launch of the new CD John has recorded on the Wurlitzer, which is... Read more.

Ian House in car crash

Tuesday 4th May

Following a recent car crash, Ian would like to thank everyone for their messages of concern.

We're pleased to say that he walked away relatively unharmed from the accident which happened en route to a recent concert.

Dirk's Asda Extravaganza!Dirk's Asda Extravaganza!

Tuesday 4th May

The ASDA store in Andover was filled with the sound of music on 30 April when the ever-popular DirkJan Ranzijn performed tirelessly throughout the day to help raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Dirk, who was sponsored by the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society, entertained customers and staff members alike with his excellent selection of music and the commendable sum of £594 was collected for the Charity.  The event was supported by the Deputy Mayor and Mayoress of Test Valley who clearly enjoyed the occasion and the entertainment on offer.

Grateful than... Read more.

OrgaFax Radio May Edition Online Now!OrganFax Radio May Edition Online Now!

Monday 3rd May

The May edition of OrganFax Radio is now online!

This show marks the third of our new monthly broadcasts covering the widest range of music from the organ and keyboard world. And of course, our hosts: Chris Powell and Brett Wales keep us all entertained with interesting news, chat, and fun all the way! 

Also included this month is a fascinating chat with the Welsh Wizard himself, Byron Jones and tracks from Mark Whale, Chris Stanbury, Ady Zehnpfennig, Paul Carman, Tim Flint, Daniel Watt, Richard Hore, Anthony Lomas, Andrew Nix & Tony Stace and many more...

Y... Read more.

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