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"Jazz for Obama 2012" Benefit Set for October 9

Oct 2, 2012

A roster of superlative American jazz artists will unite for one night only to present Jazz For Obama 2012, a concert event to benefit the reelection campaign of President Barack Obama. Featuring bassist Ron Carter, singer/actress Dee Dee Bridgewater, guitarist Jim Hall, saxophonist Joe Lovano, drummer Roy Haynes, pianist Kenny Barron, alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett, bassist Christian McBride, tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath, drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and vocalists Claudia Acuña and Gretchen Parlato along with several VERY special guests.

The concert takes place at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at West 95th Street at 7:30PM. Tickets are $100 and available now at www.jazzforobama2012.com. Student and senior tickets are available for $50. VIP tickets are $250 and include reserved seating and a post-concert reception. The concert is produced by Jazz for America's Future. All proceeds benefit the Obama For America Presidential Campaign. Tuesday, October 9 at 7:30 PM at Symphony Space, New York, New York.