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New CD From Jon & Chiho...New CD From Jon & Chiho...

Saturday 15th October

'What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life' is the latest offering from Jon Smith & Chiho Sunamoto. 

Over 72 minutes of fabulous music featuring Yamaha EL900, Tyros 4 and CVP309 Clavinova all in the capable hands of this popular duo.

Tracks include:

So What's New
Nature Boy (vocal by Chiho)
Warwick Avenue
Nine Million Bicycles in Beijing (vocal by Chiho)
As Time Goes By
Michael Jackson Medley: Black or White / You Are Not Alone / Earth Song
The Shadow of Your Smile
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Change Of Artistes...

Tuesday 11th October

Unfortunately, Paul Carman who was due to play for the York Electronic Organ & Keyboard Society on Thursday 13th October, is unable to fulfil the engagement owing to an unexpected change to his schedule.

The club is pleased to announce that Howard Beaumont has kindly agreed to step in at short notice to play Yamaha EL900 and Tyros 3, for what is now a rare Organ Society appearance for top Scarborough player Howard. They are hoping to re-book Paul for a concert date in 2012.

Also, the next concert for Read more.

Pavillion Artiste ChangePavilion Artiste Change

Sunday 2nd October

Visitors to The Pavilion Ballroom in Bournemouth should be aware that Tony Stace will now be there at 1pm this Tuesday, 4th October, and Michael Wooldridge will be appearing on what was Tony's date, Tuesday 15th November.

Disaster Strikes Pete ShawDisaster Strikes Pete Shaw

Friday 30th September

Unfortunately Pete Shaw broke his left ankle early last Monday morning. It happened just before he was due to leave for London for concerts at two organ societies Monday & Tuesday night.  He slipped on a wooden board which had been left on the ground by workmen at his house and it looks like he will be out of action for at least 6 weeks, possibly longer.

Pete has asked us to thank David Thomas who has stood in for him this week. Currently he has had to cancel twenty three gigs due to this 5 inch fract... Read more.

New Album From Carol WilliamsNew Album From Carol Williams

Sunday 25th September

We have just had news of a new album from Carol Williams. "Spreckels on the March" was recorded on the Spreckels Austin organ in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.

There are 20 tracks of Marches ranging from the 16th century to modern times including Williams Byrd's "Irish March" to the "Dam Busters March" by Eric Coates. Firm favorites such as Mendelssohn's "Wedding March"; Gershwin's "Strike up the Band"; Walton's "Crown Imperial"; a collection of the great Sousa Marches are included as well as one of her own compositions, "Dark Friesian".

For more details and to order this and ... Read more.

The OrganFax Family Grows AgainThe OrganFax Family Grows Again!

Saturday 24th September

We are very pleased  welcome yet another two clubs to our club directory as full members. Wyre Home Organ Society and Hull (TOMS) have both decided to have a full listings with us. Over the next few days you will find more information on their pages as we work together with the club committees.

If your club has a basic listing and you would like more information about the benefits of being a full member, then please feel free to call J... Read more.

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