Guitarist Barry Thrasher has
called Atlanta "home" for 39 years. Playing guitar at age 11 and
performing or recording professionally by 15, music has clearly
been his passion since childhood. His influences vary from Eric
Clapton and Jimi Hendrix to Albert Lee and Chet Atkins. He has played
with several bands, most notably Wet Willie, Boss Tweed, and Tom
Grose & the Varsity. With these groups he has opened for artists
ranging from Julian Lennon to James Brown.
has performed in cities from New York to Key West, and Barcelona
to perform during the 1992 Olympics. Other accomplishments include
performing an original composition with the Atlanta Ballet, and
receiving the "Outstanding Georgia Citizen" award from Secretary
of State Max Cleland.