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Since 2006, the Wonderful World Gala has recognized musicians, artists, physicians, philanthropists, and patients who serve(d) to make the world a better place. These honorees, and their legacies, continue to inspire their peers, the medical and artistic communities, donors, patients, and society at large.

Highlights   Gallery 

All Gallery Photography by KGB Photography

past  honorees 


Wayne Shorter

Norah Jones

Christine Mahoney 

Luis M. Solivan Jr. 


Dionne Warwick

Michael Leitman, MD

Karen Joyner 

Sharon Mahn


Christian McBride

Julia Justo

Deborah Korzenik

David Amram


Roy Haynes 

Bernie Williams 

Gabriel A. Sara, MD

Kaley Clavell


Eddie Palmieri

Vanessa Williams

Paul Zucker

Charles Radcliffe 

Shantelena Mouzon


Jonathan Batiste 

Aimee Telsey, MD 

Ann Marie Dassler, NP, RN 

Gweneviere Mann 


Jackson Browne

Charles P. Melone, Jr., MD, FACS

Ed and Donna Sirlin

Beau Rich


Pete Seeger

Fran Silverman, ACSW

Joe Regan

Wonderful World: Friends of Music Therapy (WWFMT), a 501 (c) 3 organization,* was established to provide assurances for those most in need, through the magic of music and human-centered healthcare.  All monies raised through Wonderful World: Friends of Music Therapy, a 501 (c) 3 organization, go to The Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine in New York City. 

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