Music Industry Ambassadors

 

Mervyn Lyn

Mervyn A Lyn

In a thirty-two year music industry career, Mervyn has DJ’d, sold records for a chain of stores in north London, worked for Blues & Soul magazine, Virgin Records, and completed two stints at BMG. As General Manager at Motown International, he looked after the label in all markets outside the USA. Additionally, he spent eighteen years in a number of senior roles at Sony Music. Mervyn is MD of a successful strategic partnership agency with an impressive array of clients. He is vociferous campaigner for fair play and equal opportunities within the industry and beyond. the industry.

Winston Blissett

Winston Blissett

Winston began playing bass in church during his teens. Largely self-taught, he got his first break into the business while signed to Virgin, with a two-tone band called Headline. By the mid '80s Winston had decided to become a session musician, and in 1990 made the big time as bassist for Lisa Stansfield. He has subsequently been fortunate to work with artists such as Tom Robinson, Robert Palmer, Cher, Lionel Richie, Massive Attack, Boy George, Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, Basement Jaxx, and many others.