Board of Directors

OFFICERS

STANLEY CROUCH, President
Author, Journalist, Critic, Playwright
BIOGRAPHY

ROBIN BELL-STEVENS, Vice President
Director, Jazzmobile, Inc.
Executive Producer

DAVID CHEVAN, Secretary
Professor of Music, Southern Connecticut State University
Co-Founder, Afro-Semitic Experience

HOWARD SCHAIN, Treasurer
CPA, Schain Leifer Guralnick CPAs

MEMBERS

KENNETH R. ALLEYNE, MD, FAAOS
Orthopedic Surgeon, Healthcare Investor, Social Entrepreneur

LISA COHEN
Vice-President, Associated Booking Corp

OSCAR COHEN
Founder, Sole & Exclusive Agent of LAEF
President, Associated Booking Corp

GWEN DELUCA
Administrative Coordinator

SUSAN DEVENS
Co-Producer, George Devens Productions

JACKIE HARRIS
Executive Director LAEF, founder & producer
Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp

WYNTON MARSALIS
Managing and Artistic Director, Jazz at Lincoln Center
Director, Jazz Studies, The Juilliard School, NEA Jazz Master

MICHAEL MOSSMAN
Director of Jazz Studies at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College/CUNY

ROBERT G. O’MEALLY
Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and Comparative Literature;
Founder, Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University

JONATHAN RASKIN, MD FCCP FACVPR 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai, New York

JEFFREY ROSENSTOCK
AVP, Governmental Relations & External Affairs – Office of the President, Queens College, CUNY

GEORGE WEIN
Chairman, Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., NEA Jazz Master

The sound of that horn was a pure spiritual essence, the sound of America and of Freedom.

~ Wynton Marsalis

Grantee: Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC)

Louis Armstrong publicity photo, mid-1960s

Louis Armstrong publicity photo from 1935

Publicity photo of Louis in Chicago, 1931

HONORARY MEMBERS

MICHAEL COGSWELL
Former Executive Director of the Louis Armstrong House Museum

EMERITUS

DAVID GOLD* Founder, President Emeritus
Executor of Armstrong Estate

PHOEBE JACOBS* Founder, Executive Vice President
Publicist, Marketing Specialist

EVELYN CUNNINGHAM* Founder
Journalist, Civil Rights Activist, Special Assistant to
Governor Nelson D. Rockefeller*

PHILIP LESHIN* Marketing Director, Media Advisor

DAN MORGENSTERN
Author, Historian, NEA Jazz Master

* Deceased

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MAILING ADDRESS:
The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 287464
New York, NY 10128

LOCATION:
10 East 40th Street - Suite 2710
New York, NY  10016

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