Evening of jazz supports adult literacy program

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The fourth annual Evening of Jazz for Adult Literacy will be held on October 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lucas Theater. The event benefits the Adult and Community Education Program. The programs helps prepare adults to enter the workface, earn a GED or learn basic literacy skills.

The event features Nashville-style swing jazz music arranged by local renowned jazz violinist Richard Ochoa and the vocal talent of singer Huxie Scott. There will also be other local talent showcased at the event featuring clarinet, jazz violin, bass, guitar and drums. VIP tickets are available and will include a pre-show win and cheese reception hosted at Savannah's First City Club.

Ticket prices range from $15 for students and $20 to $75 for reserved seating. They can be purchased at the Savannah Box Office on Broughton Street.

In 2009, ACE helped 261 students. ACE is a non-profit that is supported by the community and by funds from the United Way of the Coastal Empire.

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