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chrispowell3 Our Artiste for Weds. April 11th. is Chris Powell.

Chris was born in Manchester in 1971, he and his parents moved to New Zealand , returning to England in 1974. Following the familys return to England, Chris took piano and organ lessons and became involved in School and Church choirs in Burnley and Blackburn.

In 1990 he started a five year association at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom. In 1991 he was asked to play for the Princess Royal. He was also filmed for a T.V. programme about Blackpool.

In 1994 he returned to New Zealand for a 4 week tour and in 1996 was invited to take a twelve month residency. Since then he has returned to New Zealand and Australia every year for a one month tour. He has undertaken many more overseas engagements including New Zealand, Australia, Spain and Switzerland playing electronic and theatre organs.

Chris has played for us many times and is a master in the art of theatre organ playing. Enjoy an evening with Chris Powell and his kind of music, playing the Roland Atelier AT900C electronic organ.

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