OrganFax News

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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Yamaha launch Tyros5Yamaha launch Tyros5

Monday 11th November

Yamaha has today launched their brand new flagship workstation: Tyros5. To quote a leading music store, "This news is as important to keyboard players as a iphone is to Apple users!". 

The new keyboard will be on tour with Yamaha demonstrators Richard Bower and Ian House. Dates to follow.

The hype and rumours surround this products had built up to fever pitch, and the keyboard certainly doesn't appear to disapoint, over 300 new sounds, fantastic quality style... Read more.

Sad LossSad Loss

Saturday 9th November

It's with great sadness that we announce the death this week of former Entertainments manager Don Norris.

Don, along with his wife Joan were among the founder members of Clacton & District Organ Society back in 1974 and were actively involved on the committee until ill health recently forced them to retire. Before their health started to fail them they regularly attended festivals around the country looking for new talent with a view to Don booking them, and were familiar faces.

Don was a larger than ... Read more.

Welcome to Production RoomWelcome to Production Room

Friday 8th November

We are pleased to welcome yet another new addition to our shops and dealer directory. Production Room, based in Leeds, are probably better know for supplying gear to the recording studio aspect of the music business. However they are also a great place to check out for arranger keyboards, pianos and a host of other tasty bits of gear. They are suppliers for Yamaha, Korg, Nord and several other major brands. In short all sorts of gear to keep lovers of musical gear happy for hours. Check them out!

Welcome to Mark Ireland PianosWelcome to Mark Ireland Pianos

Wednesday 6th November

We are pleased to welcome another new addition to our shops and dealer directory. Mark Ireland who spent several years working for Swift Music and has recently launched the new business of Mark Ireland Pianos in the Bristol area. They stock as major brands such as Yamaha, Casio, Roland and Kawai. Based on the A4 Bath - Bristol road we are sure the new showroom will be popular and are confident the new business will be a great success!

Trocadero Wurlitzer Trust October Newsletter

Tuesday 5th November

 

Just added to our articles page is this months edition of the newsletter which tells the continuing story of this fabulous instrument. The link above is to a fascinating video presentation, narrated by chairman Simon Gledhill, which outlines the history of the organ and the work involved with its insta... Read more.

Rye Wurlitzer AcademyRye Wurlitzer Academy

Monday 4th November

The Rye Wurlitzer Academy had to put up the House Full signs at their latest fund raising event held at the Milligan Theatre, Rye. The evening featured top tribute band The Fabulous Shadows, who recreate all of the Shadows’ big hits in their show, including Apache, Wonderful Land and the Guitar Tango.

The band had said they would like to lend their support to RWA's unique organ tuition scheme as soon as they heard of it through their keyboard player, organist Michael Wooldridge, who provides all of the m... Read more.

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