Three unique awards were presented to Stick players and The Stick itself.
Nick Begg's new band The Mute Gods won the 2016 Prog Awards Vanguard Award.
Read more about the award and about Nick's newband in this eonmusic interview.
The UK's One Handed Musical Instrument Trust awarded their 2016 "playability" award to The Stick
Thanks to the efforts of Stick players Jeremy Cubert and Phil Lively, the OHMI Trust awarded Emmett Chapman and The Stick with their 2016 "playability" award. The OHMI Trust is a registered charity whose objective is to remove the barriers to music-making faced by physically disabled people. Read more about the award...
Maarten Visser's (left) also won for his one-handed saxophones. Jeremy accepts the award on behalf of Emmett in Bristol...
Jeremy submitted videos, and Phil Lively offered a live presentation of his Railboard to the judges. You can read Phil's account of the event
on his Facebook page.
Gene Perry wins Jet Propulsion Lab's "JPL's Got Talent" Award
Congratulations to Gene Perry for winning this year's "JPL's Got Talent" award. Gene has been working at JPL for just a little while, and his talents in many areas are getting noticed. Thanks for turning on such an innovaive organization as as JPL to The Stick, Gene.