“I've been enjoying the guitar as an instrument and its amazing artists all of my life. To me Barry Greene is just about one of the best; not only as a player, but also as a writer and a teacher. I agree with others who regard him as a world class musician.”
"Barry Greene is a fantastic guitar player. He swings his ass off. Beautiful sound...beautiful ideas."
"Great tone, control and musical judgment, my favorite type of player."
"Greene is conspicuously enterprising, never less than provocative, and always accessible. Best of all, he swings."
"His improvisations were creative with impeccable technique..."
"It has all the urgency of the best of Pat Martino's work..."
"An excellent player, a superior musician with power to spare..."
Barry Greene began playing guitar in 1971,at the age of ten years old. Strongly influenced by Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, George Benson and Pat Martino, Barry has developed into a world-class guitarist, arranger and composer. He has recorded or performed with such artists as Tim Hagens, Danny Gottlieb, Gene Bertoncinni, Scott Wendholt, Kenny Drew Jr., Adam Nussbaum, Warren Berndhardt, Russell Malone, Ron Affif, and Colin Bailey. Barry has four CD’s out as a leader. “Sojourner”, “At Home”, “Urban Jazz” and "In the Meantime"
Just Jazz Guitar Magazine says, his improvisations were creative with impeccable technique... 20th Century Guitar wrote, it has all the urgency of the best of Pat Martino's work... and allaboutjazz.com had to say, ...an excellent player, a superior musician with power to spare...
Barry is a Professor of Jazz Guitar at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, where he has been since 1995. He teaches two guitar ensembles, as well as applied guitar, jazz history and improvisation.
Published Books Solo Jazz Guitar Method
CD List (partial) as a leader:
as a sideman: Artwork, Jack Wilkins
Barry Greene's Jazz Lessons:
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