Lessons start at $135 for four 30 minute lessons.
Born in Kentucky and raised in Mississippi, Barry started playing guitar at age 12, inspired by both rock and blues. Barry attended the Univ. of Southern Miss. where he earned a B.M. in Jazz studies. Performed and or recorded with a wide variety of acts including the Dee Barton Orchestra, HBO, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Carmine Appice and Dorothy Moore. He has opened for Yes and Johnnyswim (Donna Summers daughter) to name a few. He is an arranger, writer and singer involved in many groups and recording projects. Barry has produced two CD’s with “The Vamps”, a soul-jazz ensemble, a solo project entitled “Stepfingers”, and a jazz standards collection with “The Barry Leach Group”. His performances are an eclectic blend of many styles and genres that enhance all musical endeavors. Barry has been voted “Best Musician” several times by the Jackson Free Press. In addition to performing and recording Barry is also an educator and has numerous private students.
- Thursday, July 12th: Solo @ Barrelhouse, Jackson @ 5-7PM
- Friday, July 13th: Solo @ Soulshine Pizza Factory, Ridgeland @ 7-9PM
- Sunday, July 15th: Trio @ Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson @ 5-6PM
- Wednesday, July 17th: Solo @ McClain Tavern, Brandon @ 6:30-9:30PM
- Friday, July 20th: Solo @ Hal & Mal's, Jackson @ 6-9PM
- Monday, July 23rd: Solo @ Kathryn's Steakhouse, Ridgeland @ 6:30-9:30PM
- Thursday, July 26th: Solo @ The Gathering@Livingston Market @ 6-9PM
- Tuesday July 31st: Solo @ Drago's, Jackson @ 6-9PM