On this weeks show we features organists past and present who have received an MBE. Either or their services to music because of a long running broadcast series or residency or for work behind the scenes in restoring Wurlitzers to former glory. On the show we feature Sidney Torch at the Regal Edmonton Christie, Len Rawle at the Woking Wurlitzer and many more!
On this weeks show James & Damon feature Kevin Morgan playing three Allen Digital Organs – the three manual Q316, the two manual Q211 and the new Historiqe 1 classical organ. Kevin delights us with a selection of popular music including a section form 42nd Street, the March Blaze Away, the Intermezzo from ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’ and many more!
On this weeks show Damon and James throw a spotlight on the Cinema Organ Societies Midlands Compton. this 3 manual instrument started life in the Tower Cinema West Bromwich and on the show we follow the organs history. Artists include Simon Gledhill, Eric Lord, Reginald Porter-Brown and Russell Holmes!
On this weeks show Damon & James present a show full of music written by Harry Warren. The show features a selection from 42nd Street alongside some of Warrens well known songs such as September In The Rain, I Know Why, Serenade In Blue and may more!
On this weeks show Damon throws a spotlight on the mighty Dual Purpose Hill, Norman and Beard concert organ in the Dome, Brighton. The original 1936 installation is one of the most unique sounding organs in the country and was really made popular by Douglas Reeve. On the show we feature highlights from John Mann’s recent spring concert there and tracks from Douglas Reeve and Michael Maine.
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Music played –
Douglas Reeve – Pack Up Your Troubles – Musiqua 2015
Douglas Reeve – Music Of Richard Rodgers: Lover/Mountain Greenery/The Sound Of Music/June Is Bustin’ Out All Over/Oaklahoma – Grosvenor 1998
Michael Maine – Laura – Regent Recordings 1989
John Mann – March Militaire
John Mann – The Swan
John Mann & Jonathan Adams – Flirtation Waltz
John Mann – Sunshine Medley: Powder Your Face With Sunshine/Keep Your Sunny Side Up/You Are My Sunshine/Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah/The Sun Has Got His Hat On/The Sunsihe Of Your Smile/On The Sunny Side Of The Street/Painting The Clouds/We’ll All Go Riding On A Rainbow
John Mann – Sussex By The Sea
All John Mann tracks Recorded by Damon Cox on a Zoom H2n. Organ currently tuned and maintained David Houlgate.