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My View: “There Has Never Been (And There Probably Never Will Be) A Better Singer”

My View: “There Has Never Been (And There Probably Never Will Be) A Better Singer”

Those were the opening words of David Zippel’s eulogy at Nancy LaMott’s memorial service in 1996. He continued, “Nancy’s sweetness, warmth, keen intelligence, compassion, mischievous, wit, honesty, sparkling sense of humor and remarkable good tase informed every note she sang. It is these very same qualities that make it easy for me to say that there has never been (and there probably never will be) a better friend than Nancy.”

Check out the video of Jamie deRoy & Stephen Sorokoff with David Friedman

The Nancy LaMott Collector’s Series Volume 1  Nancy LaMott Sings David Zippel produced by David Friedman  available February 2016

Nancy LaMott Sings David Zippel

Nancy LaMott Sings David Zippel

Nancy LaMott

Nancy LaMott


Stephen studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on, and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. Stephen is thrilled to be the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor. email:

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