On this week's show Damon features the the sounds of the Wurlitzer's installed in Granada's Cinemas mostly in the London area. So we take you on a journey from Clapham to Woolwich on our Granda safari as we stop at seven Wurlitzers all with their own unique sound.
Tonight we take you back (almost) exactly 57 years to the Trocadero Elephant & Castle for a program of highlights from the closing concert. The 40 minutes of music is all presented by Alex Cambell-Gifford. So sit back and relax and bask in the sounds of of the Troc Wurlitzer as it was in the cinema. Its with thanks to the Cinema Organ Society that this Wurlitzer is now installed in the Troxy and is one of the finest examples of a Wurlitzer in the world.
On this week's show Damon features the Christie sound. We journey though some of the best installations in Britain as well as artists such as Simon Gledhill, Nigel Ogden, Gerald Shaw, Len Rawle and many more to demonstrate them along the way.
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 completion 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 Junior and senior section. We also have a special interview with Michael Wooldridge who organises the competition and Aaron Hawthorne who won the senior section.
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!
Well we've done it! 200 shows - hard to believe. This week's show takes us on a real bumper pack tour of some of the finest examples of Theatre Organ music. Not only do we have and hour of music but three presenters; James Maclean, John Leeming & Damon Cox who all bring their own styles and music choices to this special show. So sit back and enjoy and enjoy the music as we celebrate this milestone!
On this week's show we have raided the archive and bring to you a classic broadcast played by that Master of Melody - Jospeh Seal. Joe was very much associated with the beautiful Wurlitzer in the ABC Kingston-Upon-Thames and that is where this broadcast is being played from. So sit back as Joe takes you on a journey though melody and rhythm and a set of solid standards.