AMERICA NORTH: USA: New York (NY)
Barry Adelman was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1949. His involvement with music began when he started taking guitar lessons at the age of 12. He stopped however (within 6 months), in favor of playing sports. He became a starting player on his high school (New Utrecht) basketball team. Upon graduation from high school he wanted to refocus his energy from sports to an activity he could do throughout his life, even into old age. He chose music and began taking flute lessons. After graduation from college (University of Michigan) he began taking classical and flamenco guitar lessons while continuing to play flute. Eventually he began writing songs. He has donated the use of his original compositions to Music for Humanity.
Barry is also a successful businessman; he is President and 50% owner of 2 retail clothing/footwear stores in Chester and East Hampton NY (outdoors4u.cc). He is also a marketing consultant for other businesses, MYMessentials.com. He resides in Walker Valley, NY.
He is one of the Co-Founders of Music for Humanity.
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