Trevor Barry

Bio / CV

Born in Holloway north London and brought up to the sounds of the Beatles. Trevor got his first Guitar at the age of 13, and by 14 played in all sorts of function and dance bands. He went on to perform at Ronnie Scotts club at the age of 15.
Trevor studied Music at Kingsway Collage for 2 years before leaving to travel to Norway with a covers Band. When the band returned they were resident at a club in Wembley backing 3 different artistes a night for 3 years. During this time he started doing sessions – where one thing lead to another, until he got to where he is today.

Current gig/show(s)

My main gig at the moment is Strictly Comes Dancing. I also play in a few bands, Tommy Blaize Band, All Fired Up (EW&F band made up of incredible musicians), Morrissey Mullen Legacy, and any sessions that come my way.

Notable musicians/bands/shows you have played for/with/in?

All the Artists, bands and musicians I’ve been lucky enough to play with are equally important to me. Whenever I play with someone, be it Wembley stadium or the 606 club, I think and feel the same.

Rufus Wainwright, Right said Fred, Celine Dion, Robbie Williams, Phil Collins, Jim Carrey, Robin Williams, George Benson, Patti Austin, Jon Bon Jovi, Elvis Costello, Carol King, George Martin, Josh Groban, S Club 7, Russell Watson, Marc Almond, Sarah Brightman, Mel C, Beverly Knight, Yusuf Islam, Take That, Tom Jones, Natasha Bedingfield, Will Young, Shirley Bassey , Freddie Mercury , Jose Carrera, Montserrat Cabella, Dion Warwick, Burt Bacherach, James Morrison…………

Which model Overwater bass do you play?

I have a Jazz, a P and a JP.

Why do you choose to play Overwater basses?

Simple answer, they are beautifully made, better by far then anything i’ve played before. I have another Bass I want Chris to make for me soon.

How long have you owned an Overwater bass?

I can’t remember, but it has been many years!