Furman alums meet the Rolling Stones

Photo courtesy of flickr contributor Brandon Carson

When the Rolling Stones performed in concert at the TD Garden in Boston on Wednesday as part of their “50 & Counting” tour, two Furman graduates were there to help Mick Jagger and the boys with some very important vocals. Boston University’s Marsh Chapel Choir, led by 1997 Furman music graduate Scott Jarrett, was on stage to accompany the Stones on their iconic anthem, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” The campus-based choir, which includes professional singers as well as students and BU alumni, included 2000 Furman graduate and Boston resident Graham Wright. Jarrett told BU Today that singing with the Stones in front of nearly 19,000 people is a “gig beyond his wildest imagination.”

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