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Mayo Clinic Announces a Performance by Accordionist Dan ‘Daddy Squeeze’ Newton for the Rosemary and Meredith Willson Harmony for Mayo Program

March 12, 2012

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Center for Humanities in Medicine invites the public to attend a free concert by accordion player, composer and arranger Dan Newton.

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WHAT: Minneapolis-based Dan 'Daddy Squeeze' Newton will perform vintage swing, Latin, American and French Café music. Newton has produced more than a dozen recordings, has appeared at Lincoln Center in New York and performed internationally at festivals in Winnipeg, Canada and Vienna. He is also a frequent guest on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion." Newton leads several bands, including Jumbo Ya Ya, Rockin' Pinecones and the Daddy Squeeze Trio.

WHERE: Barbara Woodward Lips Atrium, subway level, Charlton Building, 10 Third Ave. NW.

WHEN: 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 14.

Sponsored by Mayo Clinic Center for Humanities in Medicine, the Rosemary and Meredith Willson Harmony for Mayo Program is coordinated by Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester. The series is generously funded by Rosemary Willson in memory of her late husband, Meredith Willson, who wrote the Broadway musical "The Music Man." The gift is made in gratitude for the couple's care at Mayo Clinic.

Media Contact: Rebecca Eisenman, 507-284-5005 (days), newsbureau@mayo.edu