Jazz Pianists Bob Seeley and John Cocuzzi to Perform on February 8
Renowned jazz pianists Bob Seeley and John Cocuzzi will perform in Savannah on Friday, February 8 at the Plantation Club at The Landings on Skidaway Island, 1 Cottonwood Lane. The piano showdown will benefit Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter, a temporary shelter and outreach service that serves youth from Savannah and the surrounding area.
The event will kick off with a cash/member bar at 6 p.m., and dinner will follow at 7 p.m. The piano showdown will begin at 8:30 p.m. The evening will also include a silent auction from 6-8:15 p.m. Tickets are $125 each; for more information or to purchase tickets, donate auction items or reserve a table, please contact Marolyn Overton at 912-598-7358 or Dick Miller at 912-598-5049.
Cocuzzi, a well-respected American pianist, vibraphone player and drummer, specializes in blues, jazz, swing and boogie woogie. Seeley, considered one of America's greatest living boogie woogie pianists, has played in Carnegie Hall several times and most of the major venues throughout Europe.
About Park Place Outreach, Inc.
Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter, located at 514 E. Henry St., provides support for troubled children and teens from Savannah and the surrounding area. The shelter is open 24 hours a day to youth in crisis, adolescents who are homeless, young people who have been abused, runaway youth, or those who may be contemplating how to run away. Opened in 1984 as Marshlands Foundation, Inc. (dba the Savannah Runaway Home), Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter provides counseling and other services to boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 17. The organization's goal is to keep kids off the street and reunify families whenever possible.
Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter is an equal opportunity provider and employer. This program is supported in part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, USDA Breakfast/Lunch Program, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Georgia Department of Human Services, City of Savannah, United Way, FEMA and other community resources. For more information, please call 912-234-4048, visit http://www.parkplaceyes.org or search for "Park Place Outreach" on Facebook. An informational video about Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter is available at YouTube by searching for "Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter."
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