Rod Pooley is thrilled to announce the official launch of his new jazz organ band, The Drawtones.
The band has had a great start in 2016 performing with special guests like the award winning British saxophonist Derek Nash of the Jools Holland Band, a concert performance at the Rye International Jazz Festival and having appeared with Curtis Stigers in July.
Rod plays the latest Nord C2d drawbar organ and Nord Stage 2 electric piano as his set up with the band which showcase soulful funky organ classics and exciting original material written especially for them. They are also ... Read more.
Orgelradio.eu has now been in existence for 9 months, 24/7 and is completely free giving its listeners the chance to listen to classical organ music with amazing results. Since 4th January this year 72,203 people from 137 countries have listened to 85,092 hours of music on the site. Their goal is to reach 100,000 listeners in one year and they are now getting really close to it!
The top 10 countries with the most listeners are situated in Europe and in America:
1. The Netherlands
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International star organist Richard Hills will be performing in concert on the O2 Guildhall Southampton Compton organ, Saturday 29th October 2016 at 7.30pm.
Known for his superb orchestral transcriptions, unsurpassed technique, classical mastery and wonderful renditions of theatre organ classic tunes, Richard is sure to provide a truly impressive show. He is an artiste who regularly receives standing ovations and never fails to delight. His 2013 solo organ prom at the Royal Albert Hall was a lesson is sheer musical artistry, his Youtube 'off the cuff' r... Read more.
In a world where we all to often hear about clubs having difficulties we are pleased to tell you about the formation of another new club. Faversham Organ & Keyboard club is the newest addition in our musical world and to the membership in our OrganFax dir... Read more.
The Brian Sharp Memorial Concert held on 26th September at the Mercure Kidderminster Hotel at Bewdley, raised a total of £1532. This will go to 'The Deanesly Centre Trust Fund' at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, where Brian received much of his treatment. Thanks should go to the organiser George Ingley, the artistes - Howard Beaumont, Jean Martyn and David... Read more.
Following her accidental fall last week in which she broke her leg in three places, we can confirm that Chiho Sunamoto was let out of hospital last night. She now sports a lovely pink cast to protect her leg after the operation to fix it which entailed having a couple of metal plates and a number of surgical screws put in.
Recovery will take about six to eight weeks before she can walk again and hopefully it will not be long before she will be back at the organ. Don't think the pink cast will stop her though, She... Read more.