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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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Dave Smith Is Back!Dave Smith Is Back!

Tuesday 28th July

We received the following from the Chairman at Abergele Organ Society who asked us to publish the following after Dave Smith's recent concert for them:

I was pleased to see that we booked Dave Smith for our July concert. I knew immediately that this would be a cracking show. Several members weren’t familiar with the name and wondered what the concert would be like. They were not disappointed. It was one of the best concerts we have had at the Kinmel Manor Hotel, in the last 5 years. It was performed by a real professional showman who knows how to entertain. He showed off the R... Read more.

Allen WarrenderAllen Warrender

Sunday 26th July

Allen was quite a familiar figure on the organ circuit in the latter part of the last century and many on the east coast will remember him. This latest article looks at a little of his past...

John Mann In AndoverJohn Mann In Andover

Wednesday 22nd July

An abundance of music, mirth and variety in the form of the John Mann Music Show entertained a near-capacity audience at The Lights in a special ‘bonus’ production staged recently by the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society.  The star of the show, John Mann, was ably assisted on the night by his friend and versatile organist, Iain Flitcroft.

John moved effortlessly from organ to piano throughout the evening and his ‘Songs from the Shows’ selection allowed his comedic talent to shine with a one-man/one-woman solo vocal duet, aided only by a not too subtle ... Read more.


Tuesday 21st July

We would like to welcome both 'Absolute Music' and the 'Edinburgh Organ Studio' to our Dealer directory. If you are looking for a reputable dealer then make sure our directory is the first place you look! Don't forget to check the directory map view to see which is your closest shop.

Tyros 3 Expands!Tyros 3 Expands!

Monday 20th July

Great news for Yamaha Tyros3 owners as Yamaha announce the imminent launch of exciting new “Premium Content” for this popular instrument…

Yamaha's R&D team have been busy working on a whole bunch of new sounds, samples, styles and much more to create a series of expansion downloads which will shortly be available to Tyros3 owners.

The first of these is a Super Articulation 2 Trombone voice. This utilizes the same ground-breaking SA2 technology first seen in the Tyros3's in-built Saxophone, Trumpet, Clarinet, Harmonica and Irish Pipe voices. The... Read more.

The Theatre Organ Fact FinderThe Theatre Organ Fact Finder

Saturday 18th July

Here at OrganFax we work closely with 'The Cinema Organ Society'. It is an organisation intended for those interested in organ music as entertainment, with the emphasis on the cinema or theatre pipe organ. This new article takes a look at a section of the COS web site, 'The Theatre Organ Fact Finder'. The 'TOFF' as it is known, details everything you ever needed to know about the Theatre Organ and never da... Read more.

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