Guitarist Barry Galbraith played with Babe Russin, Art Tatum, Red Norvo, Hal McIntyre and Teddy Powell after moving to New York from Vermont in the early '40s. He was in Claude Thornhill's band from 1941 to 1942, and again from 1946 to 1949 following army service. Galbraith was a busy studio musician in the '50s and '60s, playing with Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Tal Farlow, and Gil Evans among others. He toured with Stan Kenton in 1953, and was prominently involved with the film "After Hours" in 1961. Galbraith became a teacher in the '70s, and devoted most of his time to that role. He published the "Barry Galbraith Guitar Study Series" in 1982."
- by Ron Wynn
All Music Group