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New Shop Listings

Tuesday 5th May

We would like to welcome three new shops to our dealer listing page. Millington Music, KeySound and The Music Station are the latest additions to this growing directory.

We are also pleased to announce that within the next few days we will be launching our new Service and Repairs directory, containing the contact details of many musical instrument and PA engineers. If you know of anyone who would like to be included please do contact us.

Britains Oldest Wurlitzer's Sing Out!

Tuesday 5th May

The two oldest Wurlitzer Pipe Organs to be shipped to the UK back in 1925 are still delighting their respective audiences at the age of 84!  The former Picture House, Walsall organ has graced the beautiful church in the quaint fishing village of Beer in Devon since 1958, while the ex.  Palace Theatre, Tottenham organ has had pride of place in the hall of the Thomas Peacocke College in Rye, East Sussex since 1957. 

Many years later we find these delightful instruments being given a new lease of life in their respective homes and two groups now exist to aid and furt... Read more.

Paul Carman Spotlight Now Online!Paul Carman Spotlight Now Online!

Sunday 3rd May

Readers of the OrganFax News page will no doubt have read some of the features on this well known personality and his commercial enterprises. 

However, away from the 'trade' side of the organ world, Paul remains one of the most talented performers in the UK - this month's Spotlight will hopefully lift the lid on this man and his very wide world of music!

Brett's Tip For May

Sunday 3rd May

For this months tip, Brett gives information on creating 2 presets for the beautiful and recent hit by X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke,'Hallelujah'.

Two presets together with a style that will make this lovely song sound great on your WERSI.

Take a look at the Wersi Club website.

New Tuition DVD's From Keyplay

Saturday 2nd May

Following the successful launch of the Keyplay4u organ & keyboard teaching website Paul Carman is pleased to announce the release of 2 brand new DVD’s

1)    A Beginners Guide to Drawbars (incl. 25 page booklet) – presented by Mike Hall this DVD runs for 30 minutes and unravels the mysteries of the harmonic drawbar system.
2)    Tricks of the Trade Vol.1- presented by Paul Carman this 55min. DVD passes on many pro hints and tips.

Both DVD’s are aimed very much at the home player and are presented in an easy to un... Read more.

All Change At Portslade Town HallAll Change At Portslade Town Hall

Saturday 2nd May

There has been a swap around of players for concerts on the mighty Portslade Town Hall Theatre Organ this season.  Michael Wooldridge is going to be Michael Maine, who is going to be Iain Flitcroft, who in turn is going to be Michael Wooldridge!

Confused?  The actual revised Sunday dates you can hear this fabulous organ in concert are at 3pm on 10th May, the 21st Anniversary Concert with Michael Wooldridge, 14th June with Michael Maine and 13th September with Iain Flitcroft.

For other dates, including Len Rawle, Simon Gledhill and John Mann visit their website.

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