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Delays on CD's

Monday 11th May

Andrew Nix has asked us to publish the following statement

"Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond my control the manufacturing of two CD’s did not happen. The new albums, 'Crazy Rhythm' (Andrew Nix) and 'More…Happy Music' (Andrew Nix & Tony Stace) were due to be released at the end of April / beginning of May. The CD’s are now in manufacture. Many kind people ordered these CD’s in advance so I wish to apologise to these customers for the inconvenience and assur... Read more.

Esquin Leaves The UKEsquin Leaves The UK

Thursday 7th May

We have received an email from Dutch organist, Esquin Jonker to say that she has unfortunately had to leave the UK for personal reasons.

Anybody needing to contact Esquin will find her new address and phone number in the players directory.

40th Birthday Celebrations!40th Birthday Celebrations!

Thursday 7th May

Carlisle and West Cumbria Organ and Keyboard Society celebrated its 40th Birthday with a special concert on Thursday 30th April featuring Andrew Nix and Tony Stace.

A near capacity audience including former Chairman Keith Harkness and former Secretary David Johnson were treated to over two hours of top class music and laughter.

The Society was formed in 1969 as a branch of the Hammond Organ Society and later changed its name to the Carlisle and District Organ Society as organs became more popular i... Read more.

Change Of Artiste fro BKCChange Of Artiste for BKC

Thursday 16th April

Due to business commitments overseas, Alastair Kiernan has had to cancel his May concert for the Basildon Keyboard Club.

They are delighted that Brian Hazelby has stepped in to fill the vacancy on May 2nd.  Brian will be playing his Tyros 2 and pedals.  

To find out more about the club and their concerts, click here.

February WeddingFebruary Wedding

Saturday 28th March

Many in the business will know concert artist Clair Greig. She and her new husband have recently returned from their honeymoon in Banff, Canada where they and eleven friends have been skiing. She tells us that it was a fantastic trip with plenty of snow and only a few minor injuries!

We can report that the wedding itself was held on February 21st, the weather was good and the sun shone brightly. There was only a slight (but chilly!) wind and a fabulous time was had by all. The small afternoon reception was followed by an amazing evening event, set up with a 'Winter Wonderland' theme... Read more.

Ten Tunes From Tony!Ten Tunes From Tony!

Wednesday 25th March

Concert organist and composer Tony Whittaker has just published ten more instrumental sheet music items.

These self-penned tunes in easy-listening styles, include Girl From Cyprus (jazz waltz), Bedworth Blues, a Scottish lullaby 'Wee Bairn', a novelty equestrian item Pony & Trap and a tricky Shades of Tone in 5/4 time.

The professionally produced sheet music copies have added chord symbols.

Price £3.50 each + £1.00 p&p. Details from Tony's website

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