CONGRATULATIONS TO JOE REGAN, JR. !
Joe has been involved at Beth Israel Medical Center’s Luis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine in a program called Music for AIR. This year music legend Pete Seeger will receive the First Phoebe Jacobs Award of Distinction at the Center. Along with that Joe Regan, Jr. is also being honored and a recipient of the 2013 What A Wonderful World Award on Mon. September 23rd.
Joe Regan, Jr., is a writer, director and creative consultant with 30 years in professional theater and motion picture production. A graduate of Stanford University, where he majored in Speech and Drama, and English (creative writing), he has contributed to Cabaret Scenes and the Times Square Chronicles and THEATERPIZZAZZ.COM, He is a recipient of the Cabaret Hotline Jeff Matson Award for his contributions to the cabaret community. He participates in the Armstrong Center’s Music for AIR (Advances in Respiration) program since its inception.
The program on Sept. 23rd will include dancer/choreographer Mercedes Ellington presiding and performances by some of the cast of the Broadway Tony Winning “Once.”
The Louis and Lucille Armstrong Music Therapy Program at Beth Israel is a legacy of the beloved jazz trumpeter that became the foundation for The Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine, located in the Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, 10 Union Square East in Manhattan. It is made possible by a generous gift from the David B. Kriser Foundation and through the estate of John H. Slade, directed to Beth Israel by the late hospital trustee Richard Netter, and with additional support provided by the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation.
For more information about the 2013 What a Wonderful World Awards cocktail reception and silent auction, as well as programs and services offered by The Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine, please call 212-420-2704 or check out its website at www.musicandmedicine.org