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Morningside Middle to Host Lowcountry Jazz Fest Concert Series for Students

Morningside Middle to Host Lowcountry Jazz Fest Concert Series for Students
Posted on 08/29/2016

August 29, 2016 -- Morningside Middle to Host Lowcountry Jazz Fest Concert Series for Student

For Immediate Release

August 29, 2016

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Andy Pruitt 843-937-6583

Morningside Lowcountry Jazz Festival Concert Series

Morningside Middle to Host Lowcountry Jazz Fest Concert Series for Students

Who: Media outlets are welcomed and encouraged to join us for a celebration of jazz music with students and local musicians in our schools.

What: The Greater Charleston Lowcountry Jazz Festival is kicking off its eighth year this Labor Day weekend by presenting Music in Our Schools, a concert series for students to be held at Morningside Middle.

The event’s featured musician is saxophone great, Marcus Anderson, who has notably worked with music icons such as Prince and CeeLo Green during his career.

The Greater Charleston Lowcountry Jazz FestivalsupportsClosing the Gap in Health Care, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization whose primary mission is decreasing health disparities and increasing health literacy, especially for African Americans and the underserved in our community, South Carolina, and the nation.

Proceeds from the Festival support the mission ofClosing the Gap in Health Care, Inc.and theThaddeus John Bell, M.D. Endowment Fund. The fund was created conjointly with the Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina to assist students who pursue a health science degree and graduate from the Medical University of South Carolina.

When: Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Where: Morningside Middle School, 1999 Singley Street, North Charleston, SC 29405

For more information: For more information regarding this event, please contact Morningside Middle at (843) 745-2000.

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