Episode 1 of 'At the Astoria' features Phil Kelsall MBE - resident organist at the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, at the console of the 3/18 Compton organ at the Astoria Centre, Barnsley.
Live In Concert at the Tower Ballroom ~ A 40th Anniversary Celebration
A trailer of Blackpool Tower organist Phil Kelsall's DVD "Live From The Tower" featuring unique close-up footage of Phil playing for dancing. This DVD, filmed by fellow organist Chris Hopkins, shows every nuance Phil's amazing playing techniques at insanely close quarters. The DVD was made by Brian David Films of Lytham St Annes (www.briandavidfilms.co.uk) and is available from AP Promotions at www.philkelsall.co.uk
Phil Kelsall at the Tower Ballroom Wurlitzer, Blackpool, with a Foxtrot medley, played during a Sunday morning dance session.
Phil Kelsall at the Wurlitzer organ of the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool with a medley of 'Songs from the Shows' in Quickstep tempo.
Peter Gill 1 year ago
The MASTER at work. There is no one like him !!!
just.......the best since reg if not more clarity ...AMAZING
Another fine example of Blackpool style. Bravo!
Would like to see some of the American TPO organists include a little of this style instead of playing for the select few.
What a genius!!
This is a brief trailer for the brand new DVD featuring world-renowned organist Phil Kelsall MBE. Filmed in high-definition at four seperate venues, Phil displays the full range of his artistry with this compendium of medleys and classics, featuring the magnificent sounds of Blackpool Tower Ballroom's Wurlitzer, The Saltaire Wurlitzer, The Technics SX-FA1, and the Copeman-Hart digital organ. Phil takes you through a feast of over 30 songs old and new, showcasing the playing style that has made him a household name for over 30 years. Experience the sight and sound of Phil Kelsall in high-definition for the very first time on this superb DVD! DVD filmed and edited by Chris Owen at Colourframe Productions (www.colourframe-events.co.uk), and produced by Chris Owen and Phil Kelsall.
stephen magee 2 months ago I love Blackpool and especially I love the tower ballroom because the sounds of the Wurlitzer organ with all its different sound and styles just captures my heart every time I hear it...
Carl Wickstrom 4 months ago A young friend is going off to Yale to study bioengineering, and organ on the side. She plays in perfect strict tempo, but doesn't know what it is. This video will show her.
TheChrisnab100 1 year ago Phil has now sooooooooooo surpassed Reg..... A great ambassador