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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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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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Michael Wooldridge

Spotlight on Michael Wooldridge

Category: Spotlights

It is often said of many musicians and entertainers that they are a bit of a 'one trick pony'.....  This is a label that could never be applied to Michael Wooldridge, if ever there was a true blue 'all rounder', then this young gentleman would most definitely fit the bill.  From the imposing controls of the largest cathedral organ to a keyboard rack within a pop group; Michael does it all - he does it well, too!

2010 marked his 30th year in the entertainment industry.  Read our article to find out what happened next on his journey to celebrating his 30th anniversary of being a professional musician...

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Spotlight On Robert Wolfe!

Spotlight on Robert Wolfe!

Category: Spotlights

Born in Luton, Bedfordshire, Robert fell in love with popular organ music on a family holiday to Blackpool when he was in his teens.  Having fallen in love with the sound of the Wurlitzer in the Tower, it is fair to say that any ambitions he had of playing that particular organ on a regular basis were quickly realised when as a mere 16 year old, Robert became the youngest ever player to join the team of Resident Organists in the Tower Ballroom. 

Read our article to find out what happened next on Robert's journey to celebrating his 30th anniversary of being resident organist at The Thursford Collection!

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Elizabeth Harrison

Spotlight on Elizabeth Harrison

Category: Spotlights

This month's spotlight turns on Elizabeth Harrison, one of the organ world's female gems!

This article sheds a little light on the lady and her music and her hobbies alike!  There's more to this girl than her music alone!

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