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, Bill Goodwin, Paul Bollenback, Gene Bertoncinni, Scott Wendholt, Kenny Drew Jr., Adam Nussbaum, Warren Berndhardt, Russell Malone, Rueben Rogers, Ron Affif, Mark Ferber, John Davis, Ulysses Owens, Jerome Jennings and Colin Bailey. Barry has seven CD’s out as a leader. “Sojourner”, “At Home”, “Urban Jazz” ,"In the Meantime" and three new releases, “Barry Greene Trio”, “The Other Side” and "Urban Jazz II".
Barry has several books published with Mel Bay Publications and has authored 3 iBooks, "Playing Jazz Guitar", "Chord Melodies"and Intros and Endings. He continues to endorse Thomastik-Infeld strings, Benedetto Amps, and Benedetto Guitars. Barry has performed at the Long Island Guitar Show held in New York, numerous times, as well as other notable NY venues and has performed in Europe including Germany, and France. Barry is a Professor of Jazz Guitar at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, where he has been since 1995. He teaches a guitar ensemble, applied guitar, and several audio technology courses. His series of video jazz guitar lessons is gaining worldwide recognition.