With Britains' Got Talent 2013 over for another year, Jean Martyn (finalist in 2011) is still very much in demand.
Since her 2011 performance, Jean has played at St James's Palace , and has just returned from Buckingham Palace where she was presented to HRH the Princess Royal at the "Not Forgotten" Association Garden Party hosting the Chelsea Pensioners and veterans and soldiers of all wars. Jean has raised in excess of £44,000 po... Read more.
Our dancers out there should check out Andrew Varley's new CD. The album "Moments to remember" was recorded on a Tyros 4 and is packed with 22 essential dance styles, which are wrapped up with a runtime of almost 70 minutes.
The album can be bought here for just £10 + P&P
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Michael has asked us to post the following message.
"2015 will be my last year of traveling the UK performing concerts. If you would like to make a booking for a final time to see and hear my style of music on the Yamaha EL90 I would love to hear from you. I would just like to thank everyone that has come to listen to me over the years and have enjoyed meeting you all.
Many people may remember Martin from his early days as a Yamaha demonstrator. Now Global Content Manager for Yamaha Corporation Japan, Martin is responsible for everything you hear on instruments like the PSR-S950, Tyros4 and Clavinova pianos.
Despite being one of the finest keyboard players in the country, it's rare to hear Martin perform live, however recently a number of free performances have been posted on YouTube.
The recent summer festival organised by Tony Stace & Andrew Nix at Mill Rythe Holiday Park, Hayling Island was, once again a massive success. Topnote Events certainly pleased their many guests with their production skills and, of course, a superb line up of top organ and keyboard stars.
At their events in York and Hayling Island, the lads always encourage fund raising for charity and this year at Mill Rythe was very personal to Andrew. MAGNOLIA CANCER CARE CENTRE, York will benefit this time as they provided much needed support for his sister, Cheryl, who sadly died in March 201... Read more.
Members of West Surrey Organ and Keyboard Club may wish to note that Joan Field their last Chairlady sadly passed away on 10th July 2013, after a long spell in hospital following heart surgery and trying to fight off an MRSA type infection.
She will be sorely missed by the committee and those that knew her. Her enthusiasm for the club was boundless. Her love of music, along with her keyboard skills enabled her to raise thousands of pounds for charity from concert appearances.
Our thoughts are with her husband John and family.