My friend and local saxman, Jimmie Highsmith Jr. has let me know that the Rochester A.B.O.V.E. organization is presenting its annual Spring Jazz Bash on Friday, March 23rd, from 7-9 p.m. at The Verridian club featuring Jimmie Highsmith Jr. The club is located at 470 Central Ave in Rochester. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Admission $5.00. For more info or advance tickets contact Mrs. Sonya Sizer at (585) 802-9268. Proceeds will help fund a scholarhship. Rochester A.B.O.V.E. is an organization that was formed to build unity, pride, and self-esteem among African-Americans living in Rochester and Western New York, by means of cultural education and awareness and to foster a sense of cultural unity among all people of African origin.