International talented musician Joseph Ross has been honoured with a BEFFTA special award BEFFTA EXCELLENCE AWARD. Joseph Ross is a professional musician working at the highest level for the last 26 years. He has travelled extensively across the world touring many countries including Japan, South Africa, America and also throughout Europe, playing in various venues ranging from the small and intimate to arenas and huge outdoor stadiums.  Joseph has a flair for music and a gift that produces the finest  acoustic sounds and melody that  has allowed  listeners from all walks of life to be entertained.

Working in the capacity of Musical Director (MD) for twelve years, Joseph has built up a great reputation within the industry as a result of his creativity and attention to detail.  He has  had the pleasure of forming  rewarding relationships with major record companies such as Polydor and Sony BMG and numerous management executives on a one-to-one basis. Joseph is known for composing and arranging music for tours which also includes working alongside show directors and choreographers,  arranging and producing music and vocals for CD singles, radio, TV performances and  DVDs.

Within his MD capacity,  Joseph has worked with Will Young for a period of five years, James Brown, JLS, Lemar, S Club 7, Gareth Gates, Eternal, MKS, Joss Stone, Patti LaBelle, Jamelia, Coolio, Notorious BIG, Shola Ama, Mark Morrison, Lionel Richie,  Girls Aloud and so many other musical artist.

Joseph has shared his gift within the Music industry, his great personality and incredible sense of humour  allows him to be one of the finest musician that has ever lived.  A “God given “ talent that has crossed over within cultural boundaries, entertained many,  endured the best and worst of times”….yet still, Joseph Ross   is able to deliver a sterling performance over and over again.  This BEFFTA award is given as a reflection of what Joseph produces……nothing short of excellence !!!

BEFFTA founder Pauline Long said, “Joseph Ross is the real reason BEFFTA exists, a talented personality that has shaped many people’s career. It is surely time to honour him.”

The talented musician will pick up the BEFFTA EXCELLENCE AWARD on 26th October at the grand BEFFTA UK  AWARDS celebration at Hippodrome, Golders Green in the presence of an international audience. Previous recipients of BEFFTA special honorary awards include the legendary broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald OBE, Nollywood superstar Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, international designer Adebayo Jones and many more.