Performance: Man Mixes Jazz, Heart in Concert: Andrew Walesch at Pioneer Place on Fifth in St Cloud on Tuesday December 2


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Music is more than notes and harmony for jazz singer and pianist Andrew Walesch.

It's a tool that can build bridges as easily as it can break down walls.

“Music is the most powerful way to teach children new things," Walesch said.

Walesch will put his music to good use while studying abroad in South Africa next semester, where he also will teach children at Pendela Elementary School and volunteer at the AIDS Haven there.

He will be one of about 30 students from St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict making the journey to study at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth.

But first, Walesch will perform the Holiday Classics concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pioneer Place on Fifth to raise money to be donated to the school and the AIDS haven.

“Andrew has a big heart, and he's very compassionate. That speaks volumes to me," said Roy Colbert, Walesch's songwriting partner from Paynesville. “He is really about harmony."

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