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Louis Armstrong Center Announces ‘What a Wonderful World’ Awards

Jazzed Magazine • News • September 6, 2012

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Jon Hendricks

Four individuals of distinction – Jon Hendricks, Louis Harrison, MD, Ilene Harrison, RN, and Deena Harburg – were recently announced as the recipients of the 2012 What A Wonderful World Award presented by the Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine and Beth Israel Medical Center. The honorees will be feted at a special cocktail reception to be held on September 24 at Beth Israel’s Phillips Ambulatory Care Center in Manhattan.

Dancer/choreographer Mercedes Ellington will preside over a program that will open with the Broadway cast of Evita, performing selections from the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, and will also feature a performance by honoree Jon Hendricks with perennial favorites — renowned trumpeter Jon Faddis and pianist David Hazeltine.

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