My View: A Fond Farewell To Maestro Larry Woodard

The Mabel Mercer Basis celebrated the lifetime of pianist, singer, and cabaret artist supreme Larry Woodard yesterday on the Laurie Beechman Theatre on forty second Avenue in New York Metropolis.

A fond farewell to Maestro Woodard (February 25, 1949-June 28, 2023) was attended by lots of the mates and artists whose lives he touched.

Broadly identified for his mastery of a wide range of musical kinds and disciplines, Woodard was hailed by the New York Instances as, “ a first-rate performer of all musical classes …who strikes simply between the worlds of classical music and cabaret, an inventive inheritor of Bobby Brief however with classical leanings.”
The afternoon hosted by KT Sullivan and made doable by Mary & Frank Skillern featured remembrances and performances by Natalie Douglas, Invoice Zeffiro, Eric Comstock, Elaine Robinson, Jeff Harnar, Valerie Lemon, Ron Raines, Lauren Flanagan, Craig Rubanao, Jon Weber, KT, and movie clips from a documentary of Mr. Woodard’s life. 

The Laurie Beechman Theatre was flooded with fond recollections of a person whose life was music and whose reminiscence lingers on.

LARRY WOODARD & KT SULLIVAN

LARRY WOODARD

JON WEBER

NATALIE DOUGLAS

BILL ZEFFIRO

MARISSA MULDER

ERIC COMSTOCK

ELAINE ROBINSON

JEFF HARNAR

VALERIE LEMON

RON RAINES

LAUREN FLANIGAN

CRAIG RUBANO

CRAIG RUBANO & KT SULLIVAN

KT SULLIVAN

FILM CLIP

FRANK & MARY SKILLERN

RUSS WOOLLEY & KT SULLIVAN

ELAINE ROBINSON & KT SULLIVAN

JEFF HARNAR, KT SULLIVAN, RICHARD SKIPPER

JON WEBER & CRAIG RUBANO

EDA SOROKOFF & ERIC COMSTOCK

KAREN AKERS, KT SULLIVAN, RICHARD HILLMAN

NATALIE DOUGLAS & BILLY JOE YOUNG

VICTOR WILLIAM GOLDSMITH-FUCCI, KT, RICHARD SKIPPER

ROBINSON FAMILY

KT SULLIVAN

KT SULLIVAN

KT SULLIVAN

KT SULLIVAN

VALERIE LEMON

LARRY WOODARD

The publish My View: A Fond Farewell To Maestro Larry Woodard first appeared on Instances Sq. Chronicles.

Originally posted 2023-10-22 13:05:12.


Posted

in

by