I always seem to come in at the back end of these sort of discussions, but I must say what a mine of information it has been. In preparing to give a forthcoming series of organ concerts (theatre organ and electronic organ)I was looking for an opening march - different from what everyone else plays. "Down The Mall" - John Belton - has been a favourite of mine for some while, but in rifling through piles of music, I found his "Time Marches On" and "Garrison Theatre". Searching on the internet for some background to the composer, I came across this forum, and discovered that John Belton is Tony Lowry! The mention of Bryan Rodwell brought back memories of my first job in late '60's when I went to Hammond Organ UK as assistant to George Blackmore, Musical Director. Bryan Rodwell was one of the Hammond staff organists and many's the time when I stood by his side watching and listening intently - I wish a bit more had rubbed off on me.
Thanks for this fascinating information
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