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Music festival benefits kids

Jazz saxophonist Gato Barbieri will perform in the Cambridge Community Foundation's CityMusicFest's series on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium. The Argentine-born world music pioneer has recorded 50 albums and won a Grammy for his score for the film "Last Tango in Paris."

Proceeds from the festival - which also includes separate concerts by jazz vocalist Shirley Horn, the a cappella ensemble The Persuasions and six Cambridge-area ensembles - benefit the citywide Agenda for Children, an initiative of the Cambridge Kids Council. The event is supported by the MIT Office for Government and Community Relations.

Tickets are $25 general admission and are available by phone and at To charge by phone, call 866-468-7619. A special MIT student price of $20 is available at the door, by phone or on the web using the code "MIT." For more information, click here.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 18, 2002.

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