Barry Greene

Barry Greene is an American jazz guitarist and jazz educator based in Jacksonville, Florida. He is an Associate Professor in jazz guitar at the University of North Florida.

Influenced by: Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, George Benson and Pat Martino.

Recorded or performed with: Tim Hagens, Danny Gottlieb, Gene Bertoncinni, Scott Wendholt, Kenny Drew Jr., Adam Nussbaum, Warren Berndhardt, Russell Malone, Ron Affif, Colin Bailey…

CD’s as a leader.

  • “Sojourner”,
  • “At Home”,
  • “Urban Jazz”
  • “In the Meantime”

Published Books:

  • Solo Jazz Guitar Method (Mel Bay)
  • Advanced Jazz Guitar Improvisation (Mel Bay)
  • Jazz Guitar Standards II - A Complete Approach to Playing Tunes… (Mel Bay 2004)
  • Jazz Guitar Solos Volume II (Mel Bay 2004)
  • Jazz Guitar Ensembles I-III (Mel Bay 2004)


  1. Strings: Thomastik Infeld 14's.