Band Evangelist & Music Entrepreneur
Barry Coffing is a Music Business
Entrepreneur who has been involved in almost
every facet of the music business and worked
with many of the major companies.
artist, he was signed to Warner Brothers
As a songwriter, he secured
publishing deals with Universal Music
Publishing and EMI.
He owned his own record
label with distribution through Sony RED.
Barry grew up in Houston and graduated from
the High School for the Performing and Visual
After short stints at HBU and The
University of Houston, he began his professional music career.
For six years he
was not only performing in bands locally but he was a top Jingle Singer, Music
Producer, and Composer.
It was then that his talents were discovered by Steve
Tyrell & Barry Mann and he was invited to Los Angels.
After several trips and two
of his songs being placed in movies, he decided to join the company and move to
Over the next 17 years, he amassed plenty of credits and
awards with over 200 tracks placed in movies and TV,
BMI Songwriting Awards, Multiple #1 hits, and an Emmy
He continued to be the voice behind the
scenes in movies like Moulin Rouge, The Brady Bunch
Movie & Winnie The Pooh’s Grand Adventure, He wrote
TV themes for California Dreams, The Pyramid (Starring
Donny Osmond) & The Heights.
His song “How Do You
Talk To An Angel” went on to become a number one hit
and sell over 500,000 copies worldwide.
Currently, he is a Music Business Entrepreneur who represents over 18,000
record labels and publishers for film and TV licensing.
His company, Music
Supervisor Inc. places hundreds of songs each year in Films, TV, and
Every major Film Company and TV network uses their software and
He is in demand as a guest lecturer, speaker, and moderator.
knowledge about the music business is at the level where he is asked to speak at
Continuing Legal Education events.
(Required by those in the legal profession in
order to keep their license in good standing.)
Barry Coffing ft. Vonda Shepard – Wherever You Are