for the achievements of his musical career and his investment in the support of author's rights.
In the presence of many major jazz figures from Belgium (Toots Thielemans, Philip Catherine, Steve Houben, Charles Loos etc...),
a quartet composed of pianist Ivan Paduart, trombonist Phil Abraham, bassist Philippe Aerts and drummer Mimi Verderame
played a selection of Michel's compositions.
Johan Verminnen (board Sabam) hands over the "Muse" to Michel Herr
In the background : Luc Smets, John Terra, Christophe Depreter (CEO Sabam) and Huguette Thielemans
Sabam, Brussels, Oct. 26, 2010. Photo © Patrick Acken