BMI Composer Dave Grusin was honored as a Society of Composers & Lyricist (SCL) Ambassador at the organizations holiday party in Los Angeles on Dec. 13. Burt Bachrach was also named a 2007 ambassador. The SCL Ambassador Program was created to recognize and acknowledge a select group of composers and lyricists whose musical contributions have greatly developed, strengthened and influenced the artistic community, while wholly benefiting our society. Their achievements are used as standard for future generations of film composers and songwriters. Past honorees include Van Alexander, Ray Charles, Ray Evans, Earle Hagen, Johnny Mandel, Vic Mizzy, The Sherman Brothers and David Shire.