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Tim Neal Australian B3 Hammond Player

Tim Neal is an Australian B3 Hammond organist [1] [2] [3] and saxophonist. He has performed as part of the Paul Williamson Hammond Combo for about 20 years [4] [5] [6] and in a number of other bands including The Swingin' Sidewalks, The Feelin' Groovies, Festa and Banana Oil. He also fronted his own Tim Neal Big Organ Band [7] and The Tim Neal Trio.

Australia Country in Oceania

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

Organist musician who plays any type of organ

An organist is a musician who plays any type of organ. An organist may play solo organ works, play with an ensemble or orchestra, or accompany one or more singers or instrumental soloists. In addition, an organist may accompany congregational hymn-singing and play liturgical music.


Tim has toured extensively [8] and played at many festivals, [9] [10] both in Australia and overseas. He has been a part of a number of Australian and International acts, including Guy Pearce's Unconscious Brothers [11] [12] and Steve Magnussen's Kinfolk. [10]

Banana Oil won an Apra award in 1998 for their album Guava Lampo and the Paul Williamsons Hammond Combo was nominated for Apra award in 2001 for their album Live at the Espy. The Banana Oil song My Family was used in the movie Bedazzled starring Elizabeth Hurley in 2000.

The APRA Music Awards are several award ceremonies run in Australia by Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) and Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) to recognise composing and song writing skills, sales and airplay performance by its members annually. These awards are to honour achievements by composers and songwriters, and include the APRA Music Awards, the ART Music Awards and the Screen Awards, all in Australia.

<i>Bedazzled</i> (2000 film) 2000 film by Harold Ramis

Bedazzled is a 2000 black comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and starring Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley. It is a remake of the 1967 film of the same name, written by Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, which was itself a comic retelling of the Faust legend.


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