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Come out and help the Advocacy Center with a night of hot jazz and cool art

Night of Cool Jazz imageThe Advocacy Center is having its its fourth annual "Night of Hot Jazz and Cool Art" on Friday, June 5th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at the Memorial Art Gallery, featuring the music of trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, my friend saxophonistr Jimmie Highsmith Jr. and Tyler Owens. Jimmie Highsmith Jr.Also appearing will be drummer Kenwood Anderson, pianists Paul Boutte and Dave Spinner, and vocalists Lauren Faggiano and Whitney Marchelle among others. All proceeds will go to benefit The Advocacy Center, which provides services supporting people with disabilities and their families in achieving their goals.Wycliffe Gordon The Advocacy Center does this through information-sharing, individual advocacy support, independent service coordination and educational workshops and helps people with disabilities to to build life-long self-advocacy skills. The presenting sponsor is MVP Care Care.

Tickets for the benefit are $40, raffle tickets are $20. Raffle items include 22" flat screen TV, a Wii system, iPod Touch, a Garmin GPS, and a 9.2 megapixel digital camera. For more information, call voice and TDD: (585) 546-1700, (toll free, N.Y.S. only): (800)-650-4967, or visit the website above.

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