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A gala experience and tribute, benefiting the Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine 

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Monday, October 24, 2022  |  6 pm Est

2022  Honorees

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David Sanborn

Multi-Grammy Alto Saxophonist Composer

2022 Phoebe Jacobs Honoree 

Rosemarie Greene

Patient

2022 honoree

Grant Mitchell MD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

  2022 honoree 

Featuring

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Rema Webb

Antoine L. Smith

Erik Lawrence

Garry Dial

Benefiting

The   Louis   Armstrong

Center   for   Music   &   Medicine

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The Wonderful World annual gala, hosted by Wonderful World: Friends of Music Therapy Inc (WWFMT), honors the legacy of Louis Armstrong and his commitment to bettering the lives of others through music. 100% of proceeds raised will be given to our beneficiary, The Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine (LACMM) in NYC, for its music therapy programs. 

EVENT DETAILS

A gala Emcee'd by Mercedes Ellington 

and Bill Daughtry and co-chaired by

Karen & Doug Seidman. The event will host a live and silent auction. Tickets are $200. This year's gala will feature a silent AND live auction to benefit the Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine. Honorees this year are Multi-Platinum Grammy award-winning Saxophonist David Sanborn, Department Chair of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Grant Mitchell MD, and patient Rosemarie Greene. With performances by Rema Webb from The Music Man, Antoine L. Smith from MJ: The Musical, Jazz Saxophonist Erick Lawrence, and Jazz Pianist Garry Dial

Date

Monday, October 24, 2022

Location

Angel Orensanz Foundation,

172 Norfolk Street

New York, NY

Time

6 - 9 pm

Event  Committee

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EVENT CO-CHAIRS:

Karen & Doug 

Seidman

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Jon Batiste

Melanie Schnoll Begun

Jordan Bleznick

Don Brancaccio

Joan Brancaccio

Kevin Brennan

Brielle Brown

Danelle Marqui Brown

Linda Carroza

Lisabeth Cassaday

Gwendolyn DeLuca

Ellen Devens

Susan Devens

Mercedes Ellington

Chris Elstone

Michele Sherman Entner

Janet Falk

Kevin Fee

Edward Finkelstein

Joyce Fogel

Lincoln Foley

Nathan Goldstein

Ellen Goosenberg

Erica Grabscheid

EVENT STEERING COMMITTEE

 

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Joelle Quinn

Charles Radcliffe

Jonathan Raskin

Rita Romeur

Alanna Rutherford

Jon Samson

Linda Sanchez

Howard Schain

Doug Seidman

Karen Seidman

Fran Silverman

Judith Evans Smith

Leya Simmons

Noah K. Simon

Donna Sirlin

Edwin Sirlin

Peter Strauss

Zelda Suzan

Aimee Telsey

Lynn Tescher

Patricia Walker

Marc Waserman

Rema Webb

Ted Wiprud

 

Helen Greenbaum

Elizabeth Greenwald

Greg Gullia

Alan Horowitz

Elizabeth Horowitz

Jackie Harris

Susan Rosenberg Jones

Herb Klitzner

Michael Leitman

Erik Lawrence

Sharon Mahn

Marla Maples

Collen McDonough

Meredith Monk

James Briggs Murray

Barbara Novick

Arturo O’Farrill

Kristen Olson

Rebecca Parker

Steve Pastor

Harriet Jahr Philips

Joseph Piccinnini

Kim Polson

Stephan Quentzel