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artist to concertize at the Peggy Pizzarelli, who plays a seven string Guggenheim Museum in Venice. jazz guitar like a madman. Check National Public Radio fans may out his rendition of “Avalon” on-line know her from “Morning Edition” and be prepared to just listen with and her many appearances on your jaw hanging open. Pizzarelli Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home plays right up to the edge of what Companion.” seems humanly possible while The National Endowment For singing with the gutsy charm of a the Arts presented Carmichael Jersey guy. He is always on pitch, with a grant to travel across the on time and on the money. Maybe country discussing the history and it’s genetic. Pizzarelli is the son of development of jazz piano with colBucky Pizzarelli, a jazz great in his lege students. A recent review from own right, and a virtuoso of the 7a U.K. performance comments that string guitar as well. John Carmichael “wowed her listeners Pizzarelli has recorded with with a great set of swing numbers.” George Shearing, James Taylor, Brit reviewer Philip Buttral also Rosemary Clooney and the Boston caption 9 enjoyed Carmichael’s anecdotes and Pops. You might know him from an easy rapport with the audience as well as her appearance in a commercial for Foxwoods, vocals, a new addition for Carmichael. What no singing “The Wonder of it All.” Together with his review can aptly communicate was summed up wife, Jessica Molaskey, Pizzarelli hosts a jazz by an enthusiastic Youtube poster, who wrote radio show, “Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli.” how listeners of all ages got to their feet to dance Guests have included Regis Philbin, Tony Danza, to Carmichael’s stride piano. “Go, girl, go!” anoth- Liza Minelli and of course, dad Bucky Pizzarelli. er cheers. Carmichael has made an impression Citing influences like Nat King Cole, on listeners from all walks of life—she even Pizzarelli has a relaxed vocal style that goes popped up in a murder mystery novel as the with a winning personality that audiences love, main suspect’s favorite piano player, “stride but nobody’s perfect, and Jersey native pianist Judy Carmichael.” Stride piano may be a Pizzarelli has one serious flaw: He’s a huge Red part of jazz history, bridging ragtime and big Sox fan. Huge. Pizzarelli has even performed at band swing, but in Carmichael’s hands, stride the Yale Club in NYC at the annual BLOpiano is happily alive and well right now in HARDS luncheon. (The BLOHARDS are the Southampton. New York Chapter of the Red Sox Nation.) On Friday, September 3, the jazz feast will con- What, there’s something wrong with the tinue at Westhampton Beach PAC with John Trenton Thunder?

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not always been stellar. But she states that they have risen to the challenge, making the leap to be a frontrunner in patient care and technology. “We were not a progressive hospital,” she admits. “In the last five years we have really made great strides in important quality and safety issues. We now have wireless computer records—no more charts. No one ever has to decipher poor handwriting.” Which could essentially result in inaccurate treatment. Daniel refers to ELIH has a “contemporary community hospital,” and is noticeably proud of their accomplishments. In recent years, the ELIH rebuilt a stateof-the-art Emergency Department in 2005, added a digital mammography suite in 2008, and underwent a patient-room renovation and redesign in 2009. “Medical, surgical, and acute care services remain at the center of care in addition to outpatient and ambulatory surgery care,” Connor said. “ELIH is a destination hospital for Pain Management and Behavioral Health, with the only acute psychiatric unit on the East End of Long Island.” “There are a select group of hospitals that have made a top-to-bottom commitment to providing their patients with an outstanding patient experience as part of their overall commitment to quality,” said Rick May, MD, a HealthGrades Vice President. “Members of their community should take pride in knowing that, should they need it, there’s a hospital in their area that puts patients first.”

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