Music Producers Guild Tribute to David Bowie


Last Updated: January 11, 2016 2:38 pm GMT
(London, UK--January 11, 2016) The executive board of the Music Producers Guild would like to express its sincere regret and sadness at the recent death from cancer of David Bowie, aged 69.

MPG Board Director Mick Glossop says: "Having previously acknowledged his unique talent and awesome greatness by presenting him with the MPG's Innovation Award in 2014, we can expand only by declaring that his presence in the world of musical creativity will be missed and never equalled."

The MPG Award for Innovation is given annually by the Music Producers Guild Awards Committee to a person working in music production whose work is seen to extend the boundaries of music production through innovative ideas and the creative use of technology.

The 2016 Music Producers Guild Awards will take place on February 3rd at the Grosvenor House in London and David Bowie will be very much in our thoughts.

About Music Producers Guild (UK)

The Music Producers Guild (UK) is an independent and democratic organisation that encourages the highest standards of music production, and actively engages with other music industry organisations to campaign and lobby on matters of important mutual interest.

The MPG represents and promotes the interests of all those involved in the production of recorded music, including producers, engineers, mixers, re-mixers, programmers and mastering engineers.

About LIPA

LIPA is located in Sir Paul McCartney’s old school, the Liverpool Institute for Boys, which underwent a multi-million-pound renovation to turn it into a state-of-the-art performing arts higher education institution. It was founded by Sir Paul and Mark Featherstone-Witty and opened in 1995 with the aim of providing the best teaching and learning for people who want to pursue a lasting career in the arts and entertainment industry, whether as performers or those who make performance possible.


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