Physician Musicians Competed for Top Doc Band

Coconut Telegraph

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY NOV 30, 2019

Battle of the Bands, III took place on Saturday, November 16that the White Buffalo Saloon to help raise funds to support the Ear Research Foundation. Over 300 guests heard about the message and mission of the Ear Research Foundation from Executive Director, Melissa Lane and enjoyed the musical sounds of jazz, rock, dance and cover tunes played by doctor-led bands. The Gift of Hearing Table displayed the organization’s mission and reach in Research, Education, and Community Care for hearing and balance disorders. Guests were encouraged to take a five-minute challenge experiencing hearing loss and enter a drawing for prizes donated by Cinébistro and Kendra Scott. Judges’ first place award was won by Dr. Jack Wazen’s band, Cassandra and the Ear-resistibles; Judges’ second place by Dr. Melvin Price’s NU Jazz; and People’s Choice winner was Dr. Robert Koser’s Good Lovin’ Doctor. $20,000 was raised to support the Ear Research Foundation’s wide-reaching work in their hearing and balance research and community programs.

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