[JPL] Gato Barbieri

tomthejazzman at earthlink.net tomthejazzman at earthlink.net
Thu Sep 14 14:47:27 EDT 2006

> Legendary jazz Tenor  Sax player Gato Barbieri, whose "Europa" is smooth 
> jazz's equivalent of "Stairway to Heaven," has been slowly going 
> blind for the last six years from a form of macular degeneration and 
> is now legally blind. Barbieri and his wife, Laura, are working 
> closely with the Foundation Fighting Blindness to raise awareness of 
> the disease and raise funds for ongoing research projects to find a 
> cure. 
> His "Europa" certainly has not been limited to Smooth Jazz airplay.
> TomtheJazzman

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