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midlandsmusicforall

Music....

                         Live!

SHOWS...

Offering the best in live keyboard and organ music...

Forthcoming events

shows

Next Show...

 

March 24th

 

Dirkjan Ranzijn

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Dirkjan Ranzijn

March 24th

Concerts take place on a Thursday night and start at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £6.50 at the door or order online here:

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Ian House

April 14th

Direct from 'Sussex By The Sea' - John is one of the last true music hall style entertainers.  A fully accomplished classical pianist, theatre and pipe organist, not to mention singer, trained dancer and comedian in his own right!!  His stage antics never fail to delight and one can never be sure if an unexpected costume change may suddenly occur with something to flex the 'chuckle muscles'!  All that aside, a true gentleman of the first order with an amazing command of his trusty 'Eminent' organ; the same machine that John was so heavily asscociated in the 80's with as demonstrator.  Afternoon includes a cream tea of sandwiches, cakes and unlimited tea/coffee for just £3 extra. Tickets must be purchased in advanceif you wish to include this.

John Mann * Special Sunday afternoon show...

May 1st

Tony Whittaker

May 26th

About...

Burntwood Music For All has been running regular organ concerts since the beginning of 2006 with some of the countries top entertainers.

 

The monthly shows with top line artistes are augmented by profesional stage lighting, a camera and video screen presentation and the venue boasts plentiful safe parking good disabled access, a licenced bar and a sizeable raffle at each event.

 

Jean Martyn

June 23rd

Steve Hubble

July 21st

Where?

Burntwood Memorial Institute,

Rugeley Road,

Burntwood,

Staffordshire,

WS7 9BE

 

Chris Powell

August 18th

Paul Carman

September 15th

Mark Thompson

October 13th

Howard Beaumont

November 24th

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Pete Shaw *Christmas Party

December 15th

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One of the biggest names in the UK organ/keyboard/piano scene, Jean has become exceptionally well-known in recent years for her fame as a runner up on the ITV show, Britain's Got Talent.  She is still gracing the airwaves with regular appearances on show's such as 'The Sun Bingo' and has had the honour of appearing for countless members of the Royal Family at St. James's Palace playing her beloved piano.  Her engaging personailty and unquestionable musicianship keep her at the very top of her leauge.  A true talent and delightful lady to boot.

Direct from Holland!  Dirk is one of the most popular and vibrant performers on the European organ and keyboard circuit.  His flamboyant stage prescence and unique style have made him one of the most followed and requested artistes on the scene.  His popularity has recently soared even more from a regular slot on Dutch TV as well as a recent television appearance on Danish television.  Playing the amazing German built Bohm instrument, this is a show not to miss!

Still only in his early 20's, Ian has literally rocketed himself to the pinnacle of his profesion in the music industry.  Now working for the Yamaha corporation, his talents are in constant demand - both as a formidable musician and also as a product specialist.  Playing a multi keyboard setup based around the Yamaha Tyros 5, his programme is always one to delight and amaze and his audiences are always left in awe from what is being achieved on stage from one so young!

A native of the Midlands himself, Tony has a name for being something of a very versatile musician; as well as being a consumate pianist, he is also equally at home on electronic organ or indeed pipes.  His lively style and wonderful renditions of standards and lively songs have earned him a reputation for always delivering a popular programme.  A thoroughly nice fella too who's passion for his music is quieckly evident when he strikes the keys!

A one time resident of the midlands, Steve now lives in Weymouth, Dorset,  Following an abscence from the keyboard scene for many years, he returned just a few years ago and is in constant demand up and down the country for his superb playing and amazing orchestral sounds coaxed from his keyboard set up.  Lovers of standard tunes from the greats, swing and amazingly lifelike renditions will be in awe when he performs.  Such a delightful character as well, an evening not to miss...

Your very own host at 'Music For All', Chris has established himself as one of the UK's most popular entertainers on the organ and keyboard circuit.  As well as being in high demand in this country, his busy schedule sees him travelling to all 4 corners of the world to perform on both electrnic and theatre pipe organ.  Indeed, he will perform his 9th tour of Australia and 15th of New Zealand in 2016.  Since making a debut playing at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom in 1990, he has made countless appearances all around Europe as well as on TV and radio and in front of Royalty.  His wide ranging repertoire always includes true 'music for all'...

A native of Hinckley, Leicestershire, Paul has combined excellence as a keyboard musician, singer, comedian and also as a businessman and product specialist.  He is now the UK sole agent for Bohm, Orla and Ringway organs and is frequently seen fronting these products both a trade events and also his east midlands HQ.  Thoughtful and melodic arrangements are always complimented by a superb sense of humour and hardly a dry eye in the house!  A brilliant evening guaranteed as ever!

Direct from Newcastle Upon Tyne, Mark is another youngster who has established himself as one of the very 'tops' in the industry.  A firm favourite and consistent crowd-pleaser, his shows never fail to impress and his keyboard dexterity, warm personality and superb musical programme consistently earn him praise from all corners of the UK.

 

He was a massive hit on his last visit and wowed everyone with his magic playing and Geordie wit!!

The 'Toast' of yorkshire!  Yes, Howard is well-known for his long time residency playing at the Spa in Scarborough.  One of the UK's top players, he is widely respected and regarded for his mastery of the theatre pipe organ, Hammond, piano and multi keyboard set up.  Playing the Roland Atelier, he never fails to please with his warm personality, contrasting programme from classics to showtunes, jazz to ragtime and always a nod to the famus former incumbandt at the Spa; 'max Jaffa'!  Always a sheer delight to welcome.....

 

A true musical genius, Pete never fails to amaze his audiences; whether through his Oscar Peterson piano rifts, stunning contemporary renditions, jazz and swing standards or indeed his superb crooning singing voice!

Originally from the North West and now living in Wales, he is frequently seen on TV accompanying singers at the National Eisteddfod.  Playing the amazing new Korg PA4-X setup, this promises to be a truly magical concert to get us into the festive spirit!