Peter Barr is a drummer, steel panist and singer, who has been exceedingly active on the New York music scene. Barr has lent his talent to an array of modern music stars as a performer, a composer, a recording artist and as a producer.
Peter Barr started playing the drumset at age 11. Barr’s musical background began with interest in rock, was later tempered in jazz and has since expanded into explorations of the various forms of African and Caribbean expressions.
By the age 17, Barr’s passion for drumming and music led him to leave his native Chicago for the East Coast to enroll into the Berklee Colleg, where he befriended and played together with bassist Esperanza Spaulding.
In 2005, Barr relocated to Brooklyn, where he plays with a diverse cross section of musicians and singers that include Ornette Coleman, Alan Cave, Paul Beaubrun, Anthony Cedras.
Most recently, Barr has been leading his own groups ,& producing his own releases.
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