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Enigma Records...Enigma Records...

Thursday 14th April

Enigma Records UK is a new, independent record label based in Wells. They are proud to present their debut album, Trumpet Variations, featuring Trumpet and Organ arrangements played by David Bertie (Trumpet) and Christopher Tambling on the magnificent 4-manual Compton Organ of Downside Abbey.

The music includes music by Karg-Elert, Mendelssohn, Stanley, Guilmant, Travers, Elgar and others, as well as original compositions by Christopher Tambling. Available to order from Enigma, Amazon and as a download from the iTunes store now.

Sounds For Keys...Sounds For Keys...

Tuesday 12th April

Sounds For Keys is a Netherlands based sample company producing voices for Yamaha Tyros and Wersi instruments. The voices are direct sampled sounds and offer true to life replicas. Sounds For Keys are unique as they produce only HIGH DEFINITION VOICES - the clairity of the sounds is superb.

There are 4 packs available which include:

Jimmy Smith Organs - Great hammond sounds for Tyros and Wersi
Klaus Wunderlich 1960's - Great sounds of Klaus from the H100 organ
Spectra One Pack - Voices from the Wersi Spectra produced in High Definition
Cathedral Voice Pa... Read more.

Accordion Special!Accordion Special!

Thursday 7th April

The Burgess Hill Keyboard Club are delighted to announce that therie next concert on Friday 15th April 2011 @ 7.15pm will feature star accordionists, Jack Emblow and Tony Compton.

Jack Emblow is a very famous accordionist who has performed in many BBC Radio & TV programmes over the past 50 years. For example, Last of the Summer Wine - Allo' Allo', Bergerac & Sing Something Simple. Jack has recently toured the UK & Europe with Jazz Guitarist Martin Taylor and his Spirit of Django group.
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Concert Change...

Thursday 7th April

Banstead Organ Club wish to advise that their concert on April 11th wiil now be performed by Michael McAneny and not Penny Weedon as advertised.

The Club wishes Penny a speedy recovery from her period of ill health.

Your thoughts Please...Your Thoughts Please...

Wednesday 23rd March

Since the inclusion of our letter from The New Foresat Organ Society a few days ago and the opening of our topic for debate in the forum referring to 'Are Organ Societies Doomed?' we have had already had 2 very interesting replies from artistes offering their thoughts... So much so that we wanted to once again highlight your attention to this thread and encourage more views.  Here is an excerpt from our good friend David Thomas and his views...

Hi OrganFax forum readers,

As a performer that has been "On The Road" since the early 80's and involved with the... Read more.

Pier Power!Pier Power!

Tuesday 22nd March

We are pleased to announce that the David Windle will be back at the organ on the North Pier, Blackpool on Wednesday and Thursday mornings,11.30 till 1.00 pm commencing the 20th of July 2011.

The season proved to be very popular with the visitors in 2009 but the pier management decided on a different policy for the 2010 season deciding to replace the organ with a musical duo. Therefore, we are pleased to see it back this year.

As usual the shows will be featuring David at his Yamaha FX20 with amplification playing a varied programme to suit all tastes.

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