Louis Armstrong House Museum Announces 2nd Annual Gala

Museum will honor Jimmy Heath, Stanley Crouch, George Wein

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The Louis Armstrong House Museum has announced its second annual gala, which will be held Dec. 4 at the Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Avenue in New York City. The gala will honor author Stanley Crouch, who is the president of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation; saxophonist/composer/arranger Jimmy Heath; and George Wein, chairman of the Newport Festivals Foundation. A dinner and the awards ceremony will take place at 7:15 p.m. and will feature a performance by David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Centennial Band.

For information about tickets, contact the Museum’s Development Officer, Nayelli DiSpaltro, at 718.997.3589 or via email at [email protected] or by visiting Louis Armstrong House.