Richard Hills at
Burtey Fen Collection
Every year, the Music Industries Association (MIA) get together to celebrate and award the greatest products in the musical instrument industry. The 2012 MIA Awards recently took place at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, London and it was at this event that Korg were awarded "Music Hardware of the Year award"
Korg say "[we] are very proud that our flagship Korg Kronos Workstation won The Future Music, Music Hardware of the Year award. We would like to send our thanks to everyone who voted for us."
In the time since our last news items were posted, Yamaha has added numerous demonstration videos of the brand new CVP-600 Clavinova piano series - played by the fantastic Peter Baartmans. Take a look here!
This has been recorded straight from the new Yamaha CVP-609 piano, sounds brilliant!
A big thank you to James Woodcock for putting this video online. We can expect more media from Yamaha in the very near future.
Once again Yamaha justifies it's position as the largest and leading manufacture of musicial instruments in the world with the launch of the brand new CVP Clavinova piano series.
The CVP range is a versatile combination of the finest Clavinova piano technology with sounds, styles and featues from the market leading Tyros4 and S-Series keyboards.
There are three models in the range, the CVP-601, CVP-605 and CVP-609. The 605 and 609 have an exciting new interface and operating system, with a huge colour touch screen at its heart.
For more information, head ... Read more.
The end of December has been a very sad time for the Scarborough Electronic Organ Society, firstly their chairman, Geoffrey Rennie passed away peacefully in the middle of December and in the early hours of the 31st December their Secretary, Brian Peakman, passed away from acute heart failure following a bout of pneumonia.
For the time being, their treasurer Graham Turner will also assume the duties of acting secretary...
On behalf of OrganFax, our deepest condolences go out to all the family and friends at the club.
We wish to announce that there will be no OrganFax Radio this month due to increased work commitments and the festive holiday. Please check back to the OrganFax Radio site on February 1st for updates.