From Philadelphia, PA, Barry started playing drums at age 8. Making his bones in the Philly, New York jazz scene, Barry quickly gained recognition as a top rated show drummer. He studied with Tommy Clegg, Carl Matolla and Louie Bellson. Barry continues to hone his musical skills with the talents surrounding him in Blackjack Rose … the band is an eclectic pairing of talent that puts on a unique and entertaining set!