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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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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.

John Mann  In ConcertJohn Mann In Concert

Thursday 29th August

A Wurlitzer Organ Concert.

Scarborough Fair Collection is proud to host an afternoon with John Mann on the ‘Mighty’ Wurlitzer Organ.

His first love has always been music but theatre, dance and ice skating have also played a large part in John’s life leading to his posit... Read more.

Wersi Direct Podcast August Edition Online Now! Wersi Direct Podcast August Edition Online Now!

Wednesday 21st August

A special 'LP' themed edition with music from Mark Shakespeare, Franz Lambert, Brett Wales, Klaus Wunderlich, David Dunlap, Hady Wolf and more.

Podcast can be found on the sound cloud website by clicking here!

Well worth a listen!

Trip to The East Sussex National WurlitzerTrip to The East Sussex National Wurlitzer

Tuesday 20th August

Visitors to next months Eastbourne Organ & Keyboard Festival (20th - 23rd September) will be in for an extra treat. Just added to the star studded cast of John Mann, Tim Flint, Richard Bower and David Thomas is Michael Wooldridge who will be playing during a special trip to the incredible 4/32 East Sussex National Wurlitzer at Uckfield. If thats not enough reason to visit in addition the venue will be laying on an afternoon cream tea, a treat for which the ESN has become famous for.

If you haven't yet booked or would like more information about the event please visit the Read more.

New Website for Ian HouseNew Website for Ian House

Sunday 18th August

Not only has he recently released his new CD, "Musician" , Ian has also just completely a new redesign of his website. 

The new site can be found at and lists all his concerts and Yamaha public dates along with some interesting information about the equipment and software he regularly uses.

Robert Bartha Tour 2013!Robert Bartha Tour 2013!

Thursday 15th August

Robert Bartha is visiting the UK in September for 3 special concerts, courtesy of Wersi Direct.

Robert will be playing his special Volcano magic Wersi Louvre organ and appearing at the following venues:

Friday 13th Sept - Sheppey Organ Club 7:45 concert start
Venue address : Sheerness East WMC, Queenborough Road, Minster, Sheppey , Kent, ME12 3BZ
Contact Colin Friend on 01795 664007

Saturday 14 th Sept - Weyhill Organ Society 7:30pm Concert start.
Venue address : Fairground Hall, Weyhill, Andover, SP11 0QN
Contact Terry Trevitt 01264 3... Read more.

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