News: Jazz New Year Honours for Nick Fogg and John Ruddick

Nick Fogg of Marlborough Jazz Festival
The New Year Honours has two people from the jazz community, both of whom receive an MBE- many congratulations! :

John Nicholas FOGG (Nick) For services to the Marlborough International Jazz Festival and to the community in Marlborough, Wiltshire. (The Marlborough Jazz Festival has been running continuously since 1986.)

 John George RUDDICK Musical Director, Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra. For services to Jazz. Solihull, West Midlands. (MYJO has flown the flag for British jazz, with trumpeter John Ruddick directing,  in the USA, Russia and Europe. More here.)

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