BBC Radio 2's 'The Organist Entertains' celebrates its 40th Aniversary with the New Hammond B-3 Ultimo
Monday, Jun 22 2009 04:21 AM
BBC Radio 2 The Organist Entertains
As part of the Hammond 75th anniversary and BBC Radio 2's 40th anniversary of the Organist Entertains Hammond Organ UK were proud to supply a Hammond B3 Ultimo and Leslie cabinets 122 and 3300 for the live celebration concert recorded in Blackpool at the Tower Ballroom May 2009.
In a special hour long programme on Tuesday 23rd June 2200-2300, The Organist Entertains celebrates four decades of organ music from around the world with a special concert recorded last month at the legendary Blackpool Tower Ballroom. The concert features performances from presenter, Nigel Ogden, and Phil Kelsall, currently resident Blackpool Tower organist, as well as the contrasting sounds of the Howard Beaumont Trio with Howard at the keys of the Hammond B3 Ultimo organ in its first major public appearance in the UK.
click here for the Radio 2 Web Site featuring the Recording
Hammond B-3 Ultimo with matching Leslie 122 and Leslie 3300 ready for the live recording in the Tower Ballroom Blackpool.
Pictured left to right: Hammond Organ UK's Barrie Freeman with Jazz Organist Howard Beaumont and BBC Radio 2 Presenter and Organist Nigel Ogden
Ultimo on stage ready for the afternoon sound check and rehearsal
You can see, hear and try the incredible Hammond B-3 Ultimo at Promenade Music in Morecombe Lancs
Just call 01524 410202 and ask for David or Steve