The Organist Encores is an independant podcast presented by a team of young theatre organ enthusiasts. They have been running since 2013 and it makes for interesting listening.
The latest instalment, which you can listen to here, features organists who have recieved an MBE.
John Mann will be making a special appearance for Burntwood Music For All (run by Chris & Marie Powell) on Sunday 1st May @ 2.30pm. Featuring his trusty Eminent 'Grand Theatre 2000'; John will be sure to wow the crowd with his usual mix of superb music from classics to pop along with his unique comedy, song and charm so beloved of this delightful star! The venue is Burntwood Memorial Hall, Rugeley Road, Burntwood, Staffs, WS7 9BE. Tickets £6.50 on the door, phone Chris or Marie on 01530 274270 for more details.
Entitled "The 51 Steps", this medium tempo swing number is in the style of Benny Goodman, Count Basie etc. Piano score in Eb with added chord symbols for keyboard/guitar. Good tune for improvisation.
ISMN: 9790708076544. 4-pages A4 format.
Price £6.00 including postage (UK only).
If you wish to order, please send cheques payable to: Tony Whittaker, 49 Hollystitches Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV10 9QA.
The Executive Committee of the Musicians' Union (MU) has reaffirmed its support for Britain remaining part of the European Union.
For musicians, the benefits of Britain staying in the EU are numerous.
Open borders make touring both easier and less expensive, EU health and safety legislation has meant that the job of being a musician has become safer and workers’ rights legislation in general has improved the working life of musicians in the UK. The Working Time Directive, for instance, redefined the definition of a worker for the purposes of working ti... Read more.
Are you a Yamaha S-series or Tyros owner? Do you want to get more from your instrument? Well great news! The Yamaha Xperts are coming to a town near you.
Yamaha are about to launch the first phase of “Yamaha Xperts on tour”, where top Yamaha product specialists will be giving a series of one-day product training seminars to keyboard owners and enthusiasts to help you get the most from your instrument and unlock its full potential.
The training days will cover many different facets of the instrument including some topics which will be decided by people attending o... Read more.
After a 20 year break Leigh Wilbraham has released a new CD entitled Highway.
This brand new CD is recorded on Yamaha Tyros5 and features sounds from the sound packs expansion voice range. Tracks on the CD include:
1. Goodness Gracious Me/ I Love You And Don’t You Forget It
2. Step Inside Love
3. Folsom Prison Blues/I Walk The Line
4. Goin’ Out Of My Head
5. I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love/Downtown
6. A Love So Beautiful
7. Nostalgia/Are You Lonesome Tonight
8. You Lost That Loving Feeling
9. Time In A Bottl... Read more.