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Arts & Entertainment - December 16, 2016

Carols for a cause

Holiday concert and CD to benefit local homeless community

by Chrissi Angeles

As the 11th of 12 children born to the Barnett family, Jeff Barnett's most cherished holiday tradition is singing with his siblings. His parents, who were both amateur musicians, encouraged him to get involved with music at a young age. By the time he was 12, he realized that his family had a built-in choir, with brothers and sisters representing parts within a four-part harmony.

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