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Save The Eston Wurlitzer

Tuesday 30th September

A short film has just been released on You-Tube aimed as a plea for help to save the wonderful Wurlitzer at Eston, Middlesbrough. Filmed by local lady, Sarah Mcmillan at Chris Powell's concert last week, Chris and the committee urge anybody with a little spare time to come forward and help take the Wurlitzer on into the future and ensure the preservation of this wonderful piece of heritage.

New CD From Chris Powell

Tuesday 30th September

'Tributes' is Chris Powell's latest offering featuring the stunning Roland Atelier AT-900C. All the tracks come by way of tributes to some of the music industries most iconic artistes, instrumentalists and composers.

Tracks include:

Mamma Mia Sing; Masquerade; I Won't Last A Day Without You; Top Of The World S'Wonderful; I've Got Rhythm; Fascinating Rhythm Gabrielle's Oboe; Volare Elizabethan Serenade; Happy Music When You Tell Me That You Love Me Have You Met Miss Jones; It Was A Very Good Year; Mr. Bojangles; Things L.O.V.E; Sheik Of Araby Highland Cathedral Living Doll; S... Read more.

New web site for Brett Wales

Monday 29th September

For everything that is the world of organist "Brett Wales" you can now go to his new web site, His biography, photo gallery, concert list and much more can all be found on the new site. Bretts CD's are available from the online shop and you can even join the fan club from the web site.

Concert News

Saturday 27th September

We have just received late news of a concert tomorrow, Sunday 28th September. Matthew Bason will be playing a concert at the Social Welfare Hall, Harworth at 2.00pm. This is to celebrate the thirty five years that the Christie organ has been at the location. There will be refreshments and a dance show included. Please note parking at the venue is free.

Originally installed in the Regal cinema Durham and opened on March 27 1934 with Herbert Maxwell at the console. Herbert Maxwell broadcast the organ on several occasions. The two manual console operated 7 units of pipes viz: Tib... Read more.

A New Champion Is CrownedA New Champion Is Crowned

Tuesday 16th September

Johnny Lee Leslie was crowned Roland V-Accordion Senior UK Champion at last weeks competition at St Audries Bay in Somerset. Following last years competition in London, EMF and Roland UK ran a whole weekend dedicated to the Virtual Accordion. The event started with a full day of demonstrations and master classes and culminated in Sundays competitions. Roland demonstrators Romano Viazzani, Karen Street and Eddie Jay were on hand all day and then played for a two hour concert which comprised of various solo's, duets and trio numbers. A fabulous evening which was topped with a very special gro... Read more.

MusicLand Show

MusicLand would like to extend an invitation to a FREE demonstration of the Yamaha Tyros 5 keyboard featuring International Artiste, Michel Voncken. Michel entertained guests at this years Spring Keyboard Cavalcade events in Norfolk and Blackpool and with his distinctive playing and singing style he was an instant hit.

Chris Jones from MusicLand said "We are very privileged to have him with us on this short tour from his home in Holland". MusicLand will also have their latest TRX Organ systems on display which feature the Tyros 5 and S950 in a new mini organ format.

In add... Read more.

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