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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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New CD From Alex Payler...New CD From Alex Payler...

Tuesday 7th January

Hot off the press is 'Electone Player' by Alex Payler and very impressive it looks too!

The album is the result of a concert he performed last year when little did he know that the Senior Vice President of International Artists at Warner Brothers Records was sitting in the audience. After discovering Alex's website he was in touch and expressed his interest in what Alex was doing... After some research Alex discovered that he has worked with artists such as Cher and Madonna and is the main man behind Mischael Buble's international success.  Since the fist meeting, he has gone o... Read more.

Good News From WeyhillGood News From Weyhill

Saturday 21st December

This in from Weyhill.

I hope this item may encourage other clubs: In contrast to the sad news of closures recently advised to OrganFax, the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society's December (Christmas) concert, staged on 19 December, was sold out (150 tickets) some three weeks in advance and a substantial reserve list was drawn up.

The show, featuring DirkJan Ranzijn, reversed a trend as the Club's attendances had dropped off somewhat during the past year or so. There is no secret to this reversal of fortunes: much of the recovery must be attributed to the popularity of the arti... Read more.

Another Email ScamAnother Email Scam

Wednesday 18th December

The email below claiming to be from Glyn Madden was sent to a number of people in the organ world this morning. Please be aware it is a scam (not the first to involve a member of our musical community) please do not react to it.

Glyn and his family are fine and looking forward to Christmas. We cannot urge strongly enough you should NEVER respond to this sort of email without absolute substantiating evidence. We would also urge all our readers to make sure they have up to date virus protection on their computers.


"I am sorry for reaching you ra... Read more.

Driffield To Close

Friday 13th December

A second club has closed in as many days. We have just been informed following the unforeseen problems with their venue the committee has closed the Driffield club. In an email from Tony Holland they have passed their thanks to their members, visitors, players and OrganFax for the support they have been given over the years.

We have to say losing two clubs in a couple of days is a great shame and to our surprise we have not yet had any comments about the loss of the Wycombe club on our forum. We have heard many of the excuses for the demise of certain clubs, but ... Read more.

Wycombe Organ Club

Wednesday 11th December

After more than 46 years, Wycombe Organ Club will be holding it’s final meeting on Thursday 12th December.

Founded back in 1967, the club has held monthly concerts featuring the best players form the organ and keyboard world. The final concert will feature Chris Stanbury and Michael Wooldridge, who performed one of his very first concerts at the club more than 30 years ago. The present committee would like to thank all the members for their continued support over the years and Greg Phillips the current ch... Read more.

Concert Cancelled

Tuesday 10th December

We have been informed by Tony Holland that the coming concert this Thursday, 12th December, at Driffield Organ & Keyboard Society has been cancelled due to an unforseen problem with their venue.

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