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Barry Galbraith

Guitarist Barry Galbraith used Babe Russin, Artwork Tatum, Crimson Norvo, Hal McIntyre and Teddy Powell after moving to NY from Vermont in the first ’40s. He is at Claude Thornhill’s music group from 1941 to 1942, and once again from 1946 to 1949 pursuing army services. Galbraith was a occupied studio room musician in the ’50s and ’60s, using Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Tal Farlow, and Gil Evans amongst others. He toured with Stan Kenton in 1953, and was prominently associated with the film “After Hours” in 1961. Galbraith became a instructor in the ’70s, and dedicated the majority of his period to that part. He released the “Barry Galbraith Acoustic guitar Research Series” in 1982.”

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