Rod Pooley is thrilled to announce the official launch of his new jazz organ band, The Drawtones.
The band has had a great start in 2016 performing with special guests like the award winning British saxophonist Derek Nash of the Jools Holland Band, a concert performance at the Rye International Jazz Festival and having appeared with Curtis Stigers in July.
Rod plays the latest Nord C2d drawbar organ and Nord Stage 2 electric piano as his set up with the band which showcase soulful funky organ classics and exciting original material written especially for them. They are also ... Read more.
International star organist Richard Hills will be performing in concert on the O2 Guildhall Southampton Compton organ, Saturday 29th October 2016 at 7.30pm.
Known for his superb orchestral transcriptions, unsurpassed technique, classical mastery and wonderful renditions of theatre organ classic tunes, Richard is sure to provide a truly impressive show. He is an artiste who regularly receives standing ovations and never fails to delight. His 2013 solo organ prom at the Royal Albert Hall was a lesson is sheer musical artistry, his Youtube 'off the cuff' r... Read more.
In a world where we all to often hear about clubs having difficulties we are pleased to tell you about the formation of another new club. Faversham Organ & Keyboard club is the newest addition in our musical world and to the membership in our OrganFax dir... Read more.
Following her accidental fall last week in which she broke her leg in three places, we can confirm that Chiho Sunamoto was let out of hospital last night. She now sports a lovely pink cast to protect her leg after the operation to fix it which entailed having a couple of metal plates and a number of surgical screws put in.
Recovery will take about six to eight weeks before she can walk again and hopefully it will not be long before she will be back at the organ. Don't think the pink cast will stop her though, She... Read more.
Jean Martyn is amongst the stars in the Sun Newspaper for the next 7 weeks. The paper is currently running a series of Sun Bingo called "Having a ball" and runs both in the paper and on their Internet show.
Jean composed the theme tune and jingles for the series as she is the Musical Director for the show. She even has her own bingo ball, No 23. She plays her Tyros keyboard during the live streaming and has told us "Its great to have organ music on such a show as it gets our style of music heard".
Ch... Read more.
Penny Weedon has been in touch to let us know that her concert at The Isle Of Wight Club this Saturday (15th October) has been cancelled by the club. Consequently if any visitors were intending to visit this weekend unfortunately she will not be there. Our OrganFax events list has been updated appropriately.
Penny went on to tell us she has a new website which you can find here.