On this weeks show John Leeming is at the microphone with another selection of recordings from his extensive archive – artists include, Gerald Shaw, Mark Laflin, Quentin Maclean, David Lowe and many more!
On this week’s show Damon delves into the history of the Howden-Le-Wear Wurlitzer as we follow it from the New Victoria Cinema in Bradford through its short lived home in Cornforth right to its present very much enlarged state at the New Vitoria Centre. Artists include Arnold Loxam, David Lowe, Simon Gledhill and many more!
On this weeks show we turn too the stars of the future as we recap highlights from the Young Theatre Organist of the Year Competition. This year the competition came from midlands, on the fabulous 3/11 Compton in Hampton-In-Arden. During the show we hear from the runner up’s and winners of the main and senior section. We also have a special interview with Michael Wooldridge who organises the competition and Aaron Hawthorne who won the senior section. Visit organistencores.wordpress.com/ to listen to the show & find out more!
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Music played –
Michael Wooldridge – Strike Up The Band
Lewis Scott – Copacabana
Lucy Crouch – ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Selection: The Lullaby League/The Jitterbug
Robert Eldridge – Over The Rainbow
Robert Eldridge – Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Michael Wooldridge with Jayden Vicarey – On The Street Where You Live
Jamyma-May- Hanson – ‘Mack & Mable’ Selection: Movies Were Movies/Look What Happened to Mabel/Time Heals Everything/Wherever He Ain’t/I Won’t Send Roses
Aaron Hawthorne – A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
Aaron Hawthorne – That’s Entertainment
All tracks played on the 3/11 Compton in Fentham Hall, Hampton-In-Arden. Recorded by Damon Cox on a Zoom H2N. Organ tuned and maintained by members of the COS Midland & Wales District. Thanks to The Cinema Organ Society, Michael Wooldridge, Len Rawle and The American Theatre Organs Society’s London and South Of England Chapter for their assistance in making this possible.
On this week’s show we move forwards one year in the 1930’s to the year 1932. This weeks show includes more brilliant tunes including Willow Weep For Me, Night And Day, a selection from ‘Showboat’ and many more!