Bob Barry


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Bob Barry is a noted jazz photographer who started his career as an actor, always expressing a passion for the arts! While having a successful acting career on stage and in commercials, Bob developed his skills as a photographer during his down time. In 1997, he was first invited to John Pisano’s Guitar Night in Los Angeles for which he brought his camera. Over the years hundreds of musicians have played with John on stage and for nearly all of them, Bob was there with his camera! Bob’s images have graced the cover of dozens of album covers as he has captured jazz musicians such as Mr. Pisano, Kenny Burrell and Rosemary Clooney, as well as Rock artists Johnny Rivers and Slash and R&B singer Florence LaRue of the 5th Dimension.