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Primary Instrument: Drums

The professional musical career of the multi-faceted Rico Barr began at the age of fourteen with special permission from the Musicians Union due to his under age status. By the age of seventeen he was playing drums with the Ted Herbert Orchestra, one of New England’s top dance bands�”many of whose members went on to play with Woody Herman’s legendary Third Herd. While hardly out of his teens, his drumming could be heard in such diverse settings as the Hampton Beach Concert Orchestra, jazz and show bands, and backing up rock legend, Chuck Berry.

Seeking new musical horizons, Rico began a songwriting and singing career fronting Rico Barr and The American Blues. The Blues members included rock veteran, Harvey Brooks, best known for his work with Buddy Miles and the Electric Flag and Bob Dylan, and producer Harry King, who has produced such notables as Joe Perry of Aerowsmith, Jackson Browne and Englebert Humperdink....
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“The band swings and Rico’s singing style reminds me of a combination of Louis Prima and Buddy Greco” ” Ron Della Chiesa, WPLM, Easy 99.1


Featured recording “This Is It”

This Is It

Self Produced
http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=uBklaM_oLz0 http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=fuP3kHlJ5PQ


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