We received the following from the Chairman at Abergele Organ Society who asked us to publish the following after Dave Smith's recent concert for them:
I was pleased to see that we booked Dave Smith for our July concert. I knew immediately that this would be a cracking show. Several members weren’t familiar with the name and wondered what the concert would be like. They were not disappointed. It was one of the best concerts we have had at the Kinmel Manor Hotel, in the last 5 years. It was performed by a real professional showman who knows how to entertain. He showed off the R... Read more.
Allen was quite a familiar figure on the organ circuit in the latter part of the last century and many on the east coast will remember him. This latest article looks at a little of his past...
Belper Organ Club's oldest member, Margery Richardson who is 80+ and Ethan Leo Bloor who became a member aged 10 Days, came together for the first time this week.
Ethan is the son of Elaine Dawes who may be well known to some of you for her playing talents. Ethan was born at 6.10am on June 22nd weighing 5lb.
Great Grandad & club treasurer Brian Dawes made him a member last Thursday.
Our congratulations go to Elaine and Rob on the birth of their beautiful baby boy.
We have received the following review of John Mann's concert at The Dome in Brighton which celebrated his 70th Birthday on June 21st:
Throughout its long history the Dome has played host to a vast selection of artistes, yet it must be a very long time since one was received by an audience of almost two thousand with such acclaim as they greeted Brighton’s home-grown star performer John Mann.
Adjectives ‘auspicious’, ‘momentous’ and their like are irrelevant. More appropriate is ‘affection’, for assuredly that is how John with his ... Read more.
One of Ian Griffin's CD's has been selected as album of the week on the BBC Radio Wales late night show - 10:00 pm to midnight.
The presenter, Chris Needs, is an organ and keyboard player himself, having worked at various entertainment venues before joining the BBC.
His programme has high listening figures and can be heard nationwide on digital TV and on the Internet.
Further details are available on Ian's website
Even after moving some 2 years ago, Michael Wooldridge is still getting mail to his old address and has therefore asked us to remind everybody of his current one as the redirection service on his post is due to stop soon.
His current contact details are:
8 Ellis Avenue, High Salvington, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 3DY. 01903 263 454
Club secretaries, we would be grateful if you could please amend your records accordingly.