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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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New Article Online!New Article Online!

Monday 6th July

Our new article today features the journey of Alex Payler's Yamaha ELX-1m. 

Alex imported the instrument from star American organist, Stan Koyama who will be known to many here in the UK through his festival appearances.

 

New Yamaha Organ! ... well, almostNew Yamaha Organ! ... well, almost

Saturday 4th July

MusicLand have just announced an exciting event to launch their new "TRX Organ System" - an upgrade kit to easily convert your Tyros 2 or 3 into a fully functioning organ. 

The demonstration event, which features James Sargeant, David Harrild and Chris Jones, will show you the shear versatility of the setup.

Starting at 7.15pm the demonstration will take place on the 16th July at the Bromley Court Hotel in Kent.

More details can be found on the new TRX Tyros Organ System website tyrosorgan.com.

Music and fun with Brett and ChrisMusic and fun with Brett and Chris

Friday 3rd July

An exciting new festival is coming, and within weeks of it being announced, places are aready running short!

The Bournemouth festival is the brainchild of Brett Wales and Chris Powell who have joined forces to produce the weekend event which takes place from the 27th to the 30th of November 2009.

Chris and Brett are joined by a star line-up of some of the UK's best musicians and entertainers. A new website has been launched for the festival and can be found at keybreaks.org.

Rod's New Venture!

Thursday 2nd July

As of July 1st 2009 Rod Pooley joined as one of the Directors an exciting new business called Creative Music Production.

The company will specialise in professional one to one music tuition on the most popular instruments, quality recording facilities with experienced engineers in a fully equipped studio covering all genres and soon also a band rehearsal studio. Keyboard product knowledge on all the top brands and recording software tutorials will also be available.

For more info click on the CMP link on their home page.

John Mann's 70th Birthday Concert Review

Wednesday 1st July

We have received the following review of John Mann's concert at The Dome in Brighton which celebrated his 70th Birthday on June 21st:

Throughout its long history the Dome has played host to a vast selection of artistes, yet it must be a very long time since one was received by an audience of almost two thousand with such acclaim as they greeted Brighton’s home-grown star performer John Mann.

Adjectives ‘auspicious’, ‘momentous’ and their like are irrelevant. More appropriate is ‘affection’, for assuredly that is how John with his ... Read more.

In Memory Of Tom Ricketts

Tuesday 30th June

It is with great sadness that we announce the sad passing of Tom Ricketts on Tuesday 23rd June.

Tom was one of the original OrganFax team members alongside Alan & Margaret Falkner.  Amongst many duties, one of his main roles was to collect details from clubs/societies (contact names, telephone numbers, concert dates etc). He was also responsible for keeping the accounts and controlling finances. 

Tom was fully involved in the birth of OrganFax and it is quite possible that it would not have happened without him.

His son, David, has indicated that a... Read more.

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