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Newberry College to Host Jazz on the Lawn

April 7, 2022


NEWBERRY — Bring your picnic blanket or folding chair and enjoy jazz in the sweet spring air! Newberry College will host Jazz on the Lawn this Saturday, April 9, at 6 p.m. outside the Alumni Music Center on Luther St. This weekend will mark the tradition's first run since 2019.


Performers will include the College Street Jazz Connection, the student group, along with the Faculty Jazz Combo and alumni artists Shannon Pinkney '10 on piano and Darius Starks '16 on saxophone.


“We are pleased to welcome back Shannon Pinkney and Darius Starks, two Newberry alumni who have gone on to successful careers in music,” said Dr. Barry McGinnis, professor of music and the event organizer. “It’s always great to see the positive outcomes of a Newberry College education. We are excited to have these alumni return to their alma mater to share their talents.”


The event is free and open to the public.

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