Optional charity donations now £2918 for Diamonds and Legends ( Nordoff Robbins )
£950 for P Gold 1 and Ruby ( Children in need ), £1125 for the MUBF, £142 Light Music Socy
Set up to ensure that these superb musicians cannot be forgotten. This unofficial website is dedicated to the musicians and staff who worked with the NDO and NRO, as well as the other regional orchestras and big bands.
It is now around 41 years since the NDO and 30 years since the NRO played for the last time but their great music lives on !
I WOULD LIKE ANY BAND MEMBERS, ARRANGERS, CONDUCTORS / WIVES / RELATIONS WHO HAD ANY INVOLVEMENT WITH THE BANDS TO PLEASE MAKE THEMSELVES KNOWN TO ME VIA THE WEBSITE.
email:- ndoinfo( at )virginmedia.com ( at=@) New mailbox - NDO MAILBOX, c/o J Roadhouse, 123 Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 7DU
The Northern Dance and Northern Radio Orchestra Project
All our CD’S are all limited edition double albums - email us for more details
An excellent introduction to the NDO with tracks from the 60’s and 70’s
Contains superb experimental, and later stereo recordings
Tracks from the 60’s and the only known NDO recording of the ‘Wind in the Willows' suite.
Includes the last stereo Recordings of the NDO in 1972 - 1974.
Sònraichte - the only double
Album of the Scottish variety and Scottish Radio Orchestras is available now.
It is a limited edition
NRO Rare tracks recorded between 1974 and 1986
All in Stereo
Made as a tribute to the late Bernard Herrmann and the many Legends who played in the NDO, or worked with them
Lazy Hazy Crazy Days
The MRO at its best !
All the NDO Project CDs can be obtained from :-
Johnny Roadhouses shop IN PERSON at :-
123 Oxford Rd,
Worth phoning to check stocks
0161 273 1111
Delivery of CD’s will take 7-10 working days from order.
PLEASE NOTE MAIL ORDER IS NOT POSSIBLE FROM THE SHOP - JUST WRITE TO US AT THE ADDRESS ABOVE OR EMAIL - AND WE WILL FORWARD PURCHASE DETAILS.
Featuring Johnny Roadhouse, Angela Christian, and David Brandon,
A tongue in cheek look back at the old Variety shows,with music and songs from that era.
Early recordings from the BBCs Midland light orchestra and Radio Orchestras.The MLO was regarded by many as the best of all the BBCs regional orchestras.
NEW BOOK - All you ever wanted to know about the NDO, its formation and eventual demise
A great double album from the NILO, featuring music from David Curry