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He also had applied for the post of organist at Birley Carr Methodist church and was chosen from several applicants, Introducing - Reginald Dixon - Showtime With Dixon (No. 2) (Vinyl), and was also assistant organist at Hillsborough Methodist church. Dixon auditioned at the Stocksbridge  Palace, near Sheffield. Reginald gained a Introducing - Reginald Dixon - Showtime With Dixon (No. 2) (Vinyl) of experience in this job, and greatly enlarged his repertoire and developed his technique further.
To supplement this wage, he was also giving lessons. At Chesterfield he was called upon more and more often to play the organ, and when he was 21, he became a fully professional theatre organist.
A year later he became organist and pianist of the Heeley Palace in Sheffield, Introducing - Reginald Dixon - Showtime With Dixon (No. 2) (Vinyl), and was still teaching. He was employed as orchestral organist at the West End cinema in Birminghamfrom where he changed over to become organist at the Regent Cinema, in Dudley.
The Wurlitzer's job had been to provide music for dancing, however, and neither organist could tackle the difficult task of keeping a strict tempo. After auditioning, Dixon was given a trial, with the ultimatum that, if he did not make a success of playing the Introducing - Reginald Dixon - Showtime With Dixon (No. 2) (Vinyl) for dancing, both he and the Wurlitzer would go. Once he had mastered playing in strict tempo, Dixon further developed his playing style, with a strong bass line, and both hands providing accompaniment and melody.
Dixon was mainly left handed and he often played the accompaniment rhythm with his left hand as well as the melody using second touch. This left his right hand free to supplement the music.
This became Dixon's trade mark instantly recognisable style. Since this was holding him back, and the dancers, this made Dixon plan a larger, more suitable instrument. H Dixon from the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool. One such broadcast was as follows:. This broadcast was different from any previous organ broadcast, and with Dixon's unique style, nothing like it had been heard before.
Dixon was also playing alongside Bertini in concerts, dance sessions, radio broadcasts and recordings. ByDixon's broadcasts were becoming highly popular, and the time slot was expanded from 30 minutes, to 45 minutes, and were made as often as 5 times a week to the UK alone. Regular broadcasts were also being made to the British Empireand Dixon was often in the ballroom in the very early hours of the morning, broadcasting live to places such as Introducing - Reginald Dixon - Showtime With Dixon (No.
2) (Vinyl) India, Africa and Australia. During the winter months, Dixon toured the UK, visiting cinemas and concert halls all over the country. These venues soon filled to capacity, like the Tower Ballroom was daily filled to its capacity of 7, people.
In Marchthe organ which Dixon had longed for was first broadcast. After a spell away from radio in winterthere was much speculation about Dixon leaving his Tower post to become the new BBC organist, after Reginald Foort had recently resigned from the post.
Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L. The recording on the other side of this disc: Dancing to Dixon No.
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