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John T. La Barbera


“John La Barbera’s original music marks him as a contemporary Kurt Weill.”, Victor Gluck.


"John La Barbera’s stunning compositions and phenomenal playing, along with the entire ensemble’s spirited performance, put this recording in a class by itself”. Lyrichord Discs, Nick Fritsch.

“The music, directed by John La Barbera is folkish aiming for vitality above precision and often achieving both”.  The New York Times, John Pareles.

Music on: Bandcamp, Spotify, CD Baby, iHeart Radio, SoundCloud, iTunes,YouTube

New Cd Just released

   Musica Sotto le Stelle

 At  Casa Belvedere in Staten Island,                          September 5
A Musical Tribute to Italian Cinema: Great Soundtracks, Great Directors, Great Movies
Presented by composer-arranger and guitarist John T. La Barbera
Tuesday, September 5 • 6:30 to 9:30 pm; doors open at 6 pm
includes a four-course dinner, wine and soft drinks-$125 members, $135 non-members. Tickets on sale now

Newest Soundtrack

New for 2023

 New score for Award Winning short silent film

                          The Old Guitarist

                          Dominic Chianese














I'm A Typical New Yorker

           I'm A Typical New Yorker" 

Featuring Dominic Chianese, with  Music arranged by John T. La Barbera.


     To Buy the CD (click here)

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