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 for 2022!

          Premiere  of new score for

                      The Regeneration (1915)

           Silent films with new composed

        scores now available on Bandcamp at:

  • The Black Hand (1906)

  • The Adventures of Lieutenant Petrosino (1912)

  •  The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912)

      click below to watch The Black Hand:

           I'm A Typical New Yorker" 









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


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I'm A Typical New Yorker

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