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 Paul Bollenback, Danny Gottlieb, Gene Bertoncinni, Kenny Drew Jr., Adam Nussbaum, Reuben Rogers, Ron Affif, Mark Ferber, John Davis, Ulysses Owens, Jerome Jennings and Colin Bailey. Barry has published seven CDs as a leader. He joins A-State’s own Dr. Ken Carroll and the A-State Jazz Band for a memorable evening of jazz in beautiful Riceland Hall. With generous funding support from the College of Liberal Arts and Communication, the Department of Music, the A-State Guitar Guild, and the Delta Jazz Workshop.