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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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Virtualoso!Virtualoso!

Friday 3rd June

Virtualoso! features Michael Wooldridge playing the fabulous new Paramount 332 Virtual Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ.  Michael has chosen to record over an hour of popular music in many different styles to show off just how incredibly authentic and versatile these new instruments are.
 
The Paramount Virtual Wurlitzer consists of digital samples recorded from some of the very finest theatre organs in the world.  These samples are then brought together into a computer package, which allows the user to control them from any MIDI keyboard.  In this case, Michael us... Read more.

Mark To Tour WIth Roland AT-350c!Mark To Tour With Roland AT-350c!

Thursday 2nd June

Mark Ireland writes with exciting news: he’s now the proud owner of a brand new Roland AT350c Atelier Combo Organ. Many readers may have heard Mark in concert playing the AT100, well no more!

Although similar in size to the AT100 the AT350c has many more features and is lighter too! The console features a full set of harmonic bars, i... Read more.

Jean Wins Over Simon CowellJean Wins Over Simon Cowell

Tuesday 31st May

Jean Martyn wowed the judges tonight on her way to qualifying for the Britain's Got Talent Final this coming weekend.

Perched at her EL900 Jean was surrounded by six young half clad male dancers as she played "It's Raining Men". The medley quickly moved onto "Crocodile Rock" and "Great Balls of Fire". According to Amanda Holden she was like Victoria Wood on Acid and Simon Cowell commented" I shouldn't like it but I did".

So came the results program where all four judges voted her onto this weekends live final.

Jean said afterwards "I'm going to work like fury now bec... Read more.

The Sun Shines On Jean MartynThe Sun Shines On Jean Martyn

Saturday 28th May

As Britains Got Talent on ITV nears the main part of its competition, things are starting to get really interesting for Jean Martyn. We have seen little flashes of her a number of times during the past few programs, but frustratingly not her main audition.

Courtesy of the Sun newspaper we can show you a clip of the audition before the show tomorrow. (click read more below)

Sun readers may have seen this mornings issue in which our Jean gets a mention.

"Bubbly Jean Martyn gets the crowds in giggles with her enthusiastic keyboard playing and even hits... Read more.

Britains Got TalentBritains Got Talent

Friday 27th May

Sunday see's the last of the audition rounds of Britains Got Talent on ITV and have been watching for weeks. We keep seeing tantalising glimpses of Jean Martyn and we know she has had her audition.

On Sunday you will see the last auditions and then who has been put through to the live semi finals. You won't be able to vote for Jean on Sunday, but make sure you have your phone next to the TV next week!

It almost goes without saying that the more support she gets the better, so spread the world. Please tell your friends, family, people down the club. TELL THE ORGAN WORLD........

Congratulations to Ben Scott-Hyde

Tuesday 24th May

Fantastic news from Ben Scott-Hyde... at 5.54pm he became the father of a baby Boy, Jenson - who weighed in at 7 pounds and 3 ounces. Many of you may know that Ben is already quite the family man and we wish both him and Louise congratulations and the occasional good night's sleep!

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