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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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Well Done Weyhill!Well Done Weyhill!

Wednesday 25th November

Supporters of the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society made donations to BBC Children in Need in
return for requests which were submitted to David Last, guest performer at the Club's concert on
19 November.  David admirably rose to the challenge and provided a great evening's
entertainment.

As a consequence of the concert, representatives from the Society were able to take a cheque
for £250 to the BBC (South) televised event at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu the
following evening.

What a great idea.... Well done Weyhill!

Joanne And The Key B Duo!Joanne And The Key B Duo!

Monday 9th November

After campaigning for the past 25 years with the “Hammond sound” and being the only female on the circuit to do so,  Joanne Naulls, having been given the title “Queen of the Hammond”, has updated her equipment by purchasing the latest “cloned Hammond”  Key B Duo organ, locally called a “Clonewheel”.

This together with a Ketron SD3 sound module and SR Pocket 750mx speakers has enabled her to continue with the Hammond sound but now with additional updated orchestral voices. This provides all her needs to play for her strict tem... Read more.

New Contact Details For Dirkjan

Monday 9th November

It is with great saddness that we bring you the news of the untimely death of Kath Penn, dear friend and booking agent for Dirkjan Ranzijn.  It is a great loss to all who knew her and our thoughts go out to her husband Tom and his family at this time.

All of Dirk's bookings in the UK were handled by Kath and therefore, for future bookings and information, people can contact Dirk direct via 0031 72 5151913 or email him on djbohm@googlemail.com

Dirk is currently back in Holland but is still available for UK bookings and looks forward to returning to these shores very soon.

Michael Farrar Releases New CD...

Saturday 7th November

Michael has just released his latest CD, "A Journey Through Music" played On Yamaha HX1 organ, Yamaha Tyros2 and Korg X50 keyboards.

Tracks include:

Tonight , If I Thought You'd Ever Change Your Mind, Lasting Moments (own composition), Maria Elena, Love Is All, Besame Mucho, Country Medley (Maggie, A Bunch Of Thyme, After All These Years), I Wish You Love, Puttin' On The Ritz, Yorkshire Parade (own composition), I Get A Little Sentimental Over You, My Foolish Heart, Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home, Rendezvous (own composition), So Deep Is The Night

CD... Read more.

Tyros3 DemonstrationRichard Bower and Tyros 3

Tuesday 3rd November

Wessex Organ World are hosting a very special evening on Thursday 5th November 2009. The club will stage an opportunity for anyone interested in Yamaha Tyros to get an expert insight into the instrument. “An audience with Richard Bower and Tyros 3” will feature music, hints and tips, questions, and hopefully a few giggles along the way!

The evening will be spent in the company of Richard Bower, Yamaha EKB freelance demonstrator. Richard will play a Tyros 3, with the new TRX Organ System, kindly supplied by Swift Music of Bristol. There will be lots of opportunities throu... Read more.

Tony Stace Moves House...Tony Stace Moves House...

Sunday 1st November

Tony Stace and his family have just moved house and therefore have new contact details.  Please can all club secreatries and the like update their records to:

Tony Stace, New Cottage, Low Street, Kirkby Fleetham, Northallerton, North Yorks, DL7 0SW

Telephone: 01609 748295

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