The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing scientific inquiry into music and the brain, and developing clinical treatments to benefit people of all ages, hosted the Music Has Power Awards, held at the Times Center on November 4. This year’s honorees were Jazz guitar legend, Stanley Jordan, professor, leading researcher in neuroscience and music, Nina Kraus and Jay Stark, Chair Emeritus, IMNF Board of Directors.

An all-star performance entertained guests, featuring performances by the Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, four time Grammy-nominated guitarist, Stanley Jordan, Grammy-winning singer Lisa Fischer, recently featured in Netflix’s documentary “20 Feet from Stardom” which highlights Ms. Fischer’s work as a backup singer for renowned musicians such as Sting, Luther Vandross, Tina Turner and The Rolling Stones. Mr. Jordan and Ms. Fischer, together for the first time, performed