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      Will Barrow is a Grammy winning pianist, singer-songwriter and multi- instrumentalist whose work reflects the depth and diversity of his life in music. Will has been featured in recent years on recordings by Suzy Bogguss, Gilbert OʼSullivan, The Gatlin Brothers, Vickie Sue Robinson and Rosie Flores (for whom he co-produced a CD.) Heʼs toured and concertized with an eclectic array of artists like BeBe Winans and Freda Payne (R&B/Gospel), Ms. Flores and Wanda Jackson (rockabilly), Ronnie, Hubert and Eloise Laws and Gregory Porter (jazz), banjoist Alison Brown (Americana), fiddler Eileen Ivers (Irish instrumental), Karen Parks (opera), Mrs. Robinson (R&B/disco) and Mrs. Bogguss, Larry Gatlin and Crystal Gayle (country). He served as musical director for many of the artists he performed with. Will contributed an instrumental track to “Beautiful Dreamer - The Songs of Stephen Foster” which won a Grammy in ‘04. His radio appearances include “A Prairie Home Companion,” E-town, Mountain Stage and Voice of America. His TV appearances include BET, VH1 and PBS. His piano work was used for underscoring on the PBS show “History Detectives.”

Will just released his 2nd CD, “State of Grace”, a follow up to his ‘08 release, “Find a Way.” Both are eclectic works featuring his singing, playing and original songs and compositions. A Brazilian music lover, Will was recently a guest vocalist at a Nashville Jazz Orchestra concert, singing songs by Antonio Carlos Jobim in Portuguese, and he co-founded a working local band, Som do Brasil (Sound of Brasil). Will is originally from Gainesville, Florida, but spent much of his career (14 years) in NYC. While there, he played and conducted on Broadway, and co-wrote an off-Broadway musical (“From My Hometown”.) He earned a Masters at Manhattan School of Music and has taught music for over 30 years - privately and in school settings (he was adjunct faculty at Long Island University.) He has been in Nashville a dozen or so years where he is an active session player and singer, a touring musician and a performer at local venues like the Grand Ole Opry. Will lives with his wife Heather and their young sons, Levon (named for Mr. Helm) and Willie (named for W. Nelson, W. Dixon, W. Weeks and W. Colon, as well as for W. Barrow.)





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