Nuneaton Organist/Composer TONY WHITTAKER has just published two new tunes - M6 MOTORWAY (a fast big-band theme) and a French accordion tune CAFÉ GARÇON.
In the 'easy-listening' category, this professionally produced A4 piano sheet music has added chord symbols, so can also be played on organ/keyboard. £3.50 each plus £1.00 p&p (UK only).
Details available from Tony's main website
An electronic organ designed and built by Ian Griffin will be revealed at the Keyboard Cavalcade festival to be held at Pontin\\\'s Pakefield - April 19th- 26th.
The innovative design (based around two Ketron keyboards and a pedalboard) is likely to appeal to those who like single manual keyboards but prefer a conventional electronic organ with two keyboards and bass pedals. Ian feels sure that many players will have more satisfaction when they play with two hands and two feet after having experience on one of the popular range of single keyboards. In fact, the design can include ex... Read more.
Jean Martyn and Penny Weedon have always wanted to perform together on stage – and with ‘Music To Watch Girls By’, staged by the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society at The Lights theatre in Andover on 5 March, their hopes were eventually realised.
A near capacity audience was wonderfully entertained as the ‘girls’ displayed their undoubted artistry – Jean on the Theatre’s Yamaha Grand Piano and Penny on her newly-acquired Yamaha Stagea ‘keyboard orchestra’.
The duo opened with the show’s title... Read more.
Excitement has been building for quite a few months now surrounding rumours of a new radio show based here at OrganFax. Well we're really pleased to announce that OrganFax radio is nearly here and is due to air at the beginning of March!
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Organ and keyboard enthusiasts may be interested to know that a new website has been launched to highlight organ related memorabilia for sale.
To start the website going, broadcaster and journalist, Alan Ashton, has listed the memorabilia he has collected over the years and now wants to dispose of in a house clearing exercise. The idea is to help the environment by allowing others to have a bargain rather than take things to the local tip. Already several items have been bought by those seeking bargains.
Perhaps later on other enthusiasts ... Read more.
Weyhill Electronic Organ Society were fortunate in acquiring use of the Andover town library window - in the main shopping centre - for the week commencing 25 January and were able to advertise their concerts, display photographs and provide information about the Club.
Inside the foyer, they had a table upon which copies of their brochure and leaflets, containing full details of their 2010 concert programme, were available to the public.
Here at OrganFax, we thought it was a wonderful idea and hopefully, a few other other clubs may be able to secure a similar pro... Read more.