Last month saw the final concert, featuring the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ at the James Finegan Hall at Eston. After providing musical entertainment for 30 years at Eston, the musical marvel will be performing its final swan-song tomorrow (Sunday 22nd May). Built in 1934 for the Granada Theatre in Bedford, this historic instrument was broadcast many times by the BBC during the 1940's & 1950's.
The James Finegan Hall is to close and a new home to be found for the Wurlitzer organ within the area. Although not as famous as the Wurlitzer Organ at the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, ... Read more.
Last few copies remaining...
Alex Payler has reduced the last few copies of his brilliant CD 'Vision' to the superb price of just £5 per copy plus £1 p&p.
For more details and how to order visit Alex's Website.
The new series of 'Britains Got Talent' has been running on ITV for the past few weeks. We know that Jean Martyn has been through the preliminary auditions and then been filmed in front of the judges. Like many from the organ world we have been watching with eagle eyes and there has been several tantalising glimpses of her during the past few shows.
We were hoping that we would see Jean on the show this weekend, alas it seems we will have to wait a little while longer. Oh well there's always next Saturday...
Over two Billion people tuned in today to see the royal wedding. Readers of OrganFax will be interested to know that Robert Quinney, the Organist who played much of the music during the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, can be heard again - only a few days after the wedding - as he will be playing for a free concert at Chichester Cathedral.
This famous Organist will perform at the Cathedral on Tuesday 3rd May at 1.10pm - entry is free and all are welcome.
This prestigious concert is part of the Cathedral's Lunchtime Concert ... Read more.
The new series of 'Britains Got Talent' is about to launch on ITV. So whats that got to do with OrganFax news you may ask. Well next time you are watching an ITV program and the adverts come on, don't turn over or go and make tea. If you catch the tease trailer for the program you will see a flash of a very well know British Organist amongst the coming contestants. Who is it?......... Our own Jean Martyn. We have no more info as yet but will let you know as soon as we hear anything!
Well known organist, Andrew Varley has a large collection of both electronic and theatre organ LP's and sheet music/books for sale.
To view the collection and for more details, visit Andrew's website.