Sounds of American Organs

New York - Tamara de Lempicka


Don Baker - study note




Al Carney

Carney Studio, Chicago

Paul Carson












Gaylord Carter  - study note





Milton Charles - study note

Buddy (Edwin LeMar) Cole

Cole residence, North Hollywood (Robert Morton 3/9) 1948

Helen Crawford

Jesse Crawford - Study note

Chicago Theatre (Wurlitzer 4/24)

NBC Studio, Chicago (Wurlitzer 3/12)

Francis Cronin

Edmund Cromwell

Eddie Dunstedter


KNX Studio, Columbia Square, Hollywood








Fred Feibel



Reginald Foort



Tom Grierson

John Hammond (recorded as "John Hassell")



Henrietta Kamern

Frederick Kinsley





Sigmund Krumgold

Elbert Lachelle

Ann Leaf


Richard (Dick) Leibert

Stanleigh Malotte

Marsh McCurdy

Don Miller


Fisher Theatre, Detroit - auditorium and organ console

Dr C A J Parmentier

Howard Peterson



Norton H Payne

Harold Reider

Edwin Sawtelle

The Waikiki Theatre's organ was originally built for the Hawaii Theatre.  In this photograph it is seen in the Hawaii, played by Alice Blue.
Edwin Sawtell at the Waikiki Robert Morton

The Waikiki Theatre in 1936 with Model A Hammond.  The Robert Morton was installed later.

The theatre design is an interesting mix of Thirties Moderne and Tropical Atmospheric styles

Thanks to Bob Alder, final organists at the Waikiki, for the above two photos from his archives


Gordon Seaman




Views of the Roxy theatre and the 5-manual Kimball console now in Las Vegas





Arsene Siegel

Emil Velazco

Velazco Studio New York (Kimball 3/5-6?)


 Hermann Voss


Thomas ("Fats") Waller

Lew White

Studio Organ, Roxy Theatre, New York City (Kimball 2/9)

George Wright


Ken Wright




Erwin Yeo

Player Organs (machine-cut rolls)

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