BASCA Gold Badges handed out

By | Published on Thursday 21 October 2010

More awards, and the British Academy Of Songwriters & Composers handed out its Gold Badge Awards in London yesterday too. Contenders for these lifetime achievement style prizes are nominated by BASCA members and then selected by a special panel.

Winners this time round included M People lady Heather Small, soprano singing woman Lesley Garrett, Led Zeppelin blokey John Paul Jones, singing type and one time Pink Floyd collaborator Clare Torry, jazz guy and broadcaster Julian Joseph, and piano playing, orchestra conducting, composer man Howard Blake.

Behind the scenes prizes went to, among others, former Deputy MD of EMI Music Publishing Tom Bradley, Radio 2 producer Phil Seern, and orchestral engineer and mixer Geoff Foster.