The British Association of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) has bestowed high honours on Gary Crosby with one of its Gold Badge Awards.
The 44th Gold Badge Awards are presented by BASCA and sponsored by PPL and PRS for Music. The awards celebrate the unique contributions of twelve very special individuals who have supported or inspired the UK songwriting and composing community.
A man of so many talents – leading jazz double bassist, music educator, creative producer and founder/artistic director of leading non-profit jazz talent development agency, Tomorrow’s Warriors and the award-winning band Jazz Jamaica – Gary is joined by jazz composer, Mike Gibbs; artist/songwriter, Emeli Sandé MBE; music publisher, Paulette Long OBE; and Susanna Eastburn, CEO of Sound And Music and other eminent people who have championed new music.
BASCA Chairman Crispin Hunt, said: “Music is rarely created only by Musicians, just as Musicians rarely create only Music. At the 2017 Gold Badge Awards, BASCA is honoured to recognise these exceptional individuals whose talent, taste, protection and purpose is an inspiration to all in British Music writing and whose unique contribution to British Music deserves to be celebrated.”
Gary and his partner, Janine Irons MBE will attend the 2017 Gold Badge Awards lunch on Monday 2nd October 2017 at the Savoy hotel in London hosted by hosted by Guy Fletcher OBE.
Find out more about Gary’s non-profit organisation and registered charity Tomorrow’s Warriors