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Meet Trio Piccorgan

Meet Trio Piccorgan

Category: General / Misc

This fabulous trio, consisting of two trumpeters and an organist, are sharing the finest baroque performances with packed audiences around the world.  They are hoping to come to the UK, so learn more about them in this interesting article.  

You can hear them in action at https://www.youtube.com/@triopiccorgan/videos

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Jean Martyn - 50 Years in Music

Spotlight on Jean Martyn - 50 Years in Music

Category: Spotlights

The fabulous Jean Martyn is celebrating her wonderful 50 years in music.  

We are pleased to share this interesting article about her life from the Keyboard Cavalcade Magazine.

For more details about the magazine and also of the upcoming Yamaha Weekend Xperience, where you can hear Jean play live, visit www.cavalcadeproductions.co.uk

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Andy Quin - Composer and Musician

Spotlight on Andy Quin - Composer and Musician

Category: Spotlights

Andy Quin is one of the UK's most prolific and successful composers.  Although you probably won't have seen his name, his work is heard all around the world on a daily basis.

Andy started as an organist, working live, but soon moved into the world of composing and recording in studios, from where he has won countless awards for his work in films, TV, ads and more.

Author Sammy Stein has met up with Andy and tells us more about his fascinating life in music.

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Rod Pooley's journey to the top of the UK Jazz scene

Rod Pooley's journey to the top of the UK Jazz scene

Category: General / Misc

Well known player and personality, Rod Pooley tells us all about his musical journey to the top of the Jazz scene. Within a very short space of time he has had the privilege of being invited to many prestigious venues including Ronnie Scotts in London.

A very interesting read.

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A Night To Remember

A Night To Remember

Category: Instruments

On the evening of Saturday 22nd August 2015 an audience of over 850 assembled at the Troxy, Stepney, London for the opening concert of the Troxy Wurlitzer. This was the first time that the largest Wurlitzer organ to come to Europe could be heard in a 3,500 seat auditorium since it was removed in 1960 from its original home, the Trocadero cinema Elephant & Castle. All the info and pictures from this very special musical night.

Our thanks go to the COS for supplying this article

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Spotlight on Mark Thompson

Spotlight on Mark Thompson

Category: Spotlights

It's not unusual to hear people say 'there is no new blood coming into the organ world'. We'd beg to differ. At just twenty five years old this young man has already achieved so much and become a very popular artiste on the circuit. So find out more as we turn the Organfax Spotlight on Mark Thompson.

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