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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OrganFax Radio Is Back!!!OrganFax Radio Is Back!!!

Tuesday 17th September

After a few months off air, OrganFax Radio is back!  Another fun filled show full of your favourite music hosted by two of the UK's most popluar artistes, Chris Powell & Brett Wales!

Including music from: Michael Wooldridge, Jimmy Smith, Robert Wolfe, Franz Lambert, Arnold Loxam, Carlo Curley, Dirkjan Ranzijn, Tony Stace and many more.... A show not to be missed!

Listen now!

Chris Powell To Take Over Tamworth Organ Club!Chris Powell To Take Over Tamworth Organ Club!

Friday 13th September

Opening Show... 15th September 2013... with Chris Powell!

The long established Tamworth Club closed its doors recently after many years operating in the West Midlands town, however, keen to make sure that fans of organ and keyboard music in the area don't miss out, Chris Powell and his wife Marie have elected to restart the shows there as part of their 'Midlands Music For All' banner.  In much the same way that they took over both the Burntwood and Charnwood concert promotions, the pair n... Read more.

The Buttermarket Wurlitzer To Sing Again!The Buttermarket Wurlitzer To Sing Again!

Thursday 12th September

After a number of years since the last concert, the Wurlitzer at The Buttermarket is to sing again!

Tony Byrne, Charman of Trustees, STOT states " It sounds great in the building which has undergone major restoration".

The re opening concert is on September 22nd 2013 starting at 2-00pm with doors open at 1-00pm with organists Cameron Lloyd, Damon Willetts, David Lobban and Matthew Bason.

Tickets will be £6-00 at the door or £5-00 if booked in advance on the Buttermarket Website.

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Welcome To DS MusicWelcome To DS Music

Monday 2nd September

We would like to welcome DS Music to our dealer directory. DS Music are based in Monmouthshire and serve the South Wales area from their shop. They also have a thriving web site for customers that can't get to them and this can be found at DSMusic.com

This makes 49 music dealers listed around the country on OrganFax, helping you find whatever you need to make your music!

New Howard Beaumont CDNew Howard Beaumont CD

Sunday 1st September

Howard Beaumont has just released a new CD recorded on the Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ.

'Tap Your Troubles Away' features 65 minutes of some of the finest music over many decades. Howard's well known use of swing styles shine through on toe tapping numbers ranging from 'Put On your Sunday Clothes 'Tap Your Troubles Away, Hello Dolly, 'St Louis Blues' and 'Song Of India' plus selections from great musicals 'Singin In The Rain' Chicago',and I Dreamed a Dream from ' Les Miserables' Catchy Latin American n... Read more.

Touchkeys - A New Keyboard ControllerTouchkeys - A New Keyboard Controller

Friday 30th August

We have recently learnt of this facisinating keyboard project and thought our readers might be interested!

TouchKeys are a new musical instrument controller transforming the piano-style keyboard into an expressive multi-touch control surface. TouchKeys are touch sensors that can be added to the surface of any keyboard, measuring the location of the musician's fingers on the keys during performance.

On traditional keyboards it is difficult to shape the sound of a note after it has been played. On the TouchKeys, vibrato, pitch bends, timbre and volume changes are as simple as... Read more.

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