Peachtree Brass Online - Welcome Michael Barry graduated from Lawrence University with a Bachelor of Music degree in trumpet performance, and continued his education at the Eastman School of Music, receiving a Masters degree in Jazz and Contemporary Media.

Mr. Barry moved to Atlanta in 1990 and performed with the house band at Ruperts nightclub until late 1995. He joined the Peachtree Brass in the early part of 1996.

He has a wide range of performance credits. He is a frequent performer with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in its "Pops" concerts. He has recorded broadcast music for CNN (for the shows "Sports Tonight", "Crossfire", etc.), The Cartoon Network ("Space Ghost: Coast to Coast"), and the station identifications for the Global Catholic Channel, EWTN.

More recently, he has recorded with matchboxtwenty on their latest CD, "Mad Season" and performs on all music for CNN International News as well as the theme for the CNNFN show “Street Sweep.”