Genres:New Age, Ambient Soundscapes, Easy Listening, Lounge/Exotica, Reggae/Dub, Electronic - Trip Hop/Downtempo, Electronic - Lounge/Chillout, Electronic - House/Dance/Progressive, HipHop - Pop/Modern, Jazz - JazzPop/Light Jazz, HipHop - Pop/Modern, Pop - Adult Contemporary, Specialty - Promo Music, Specialty - Cinematic, World - Tribal, World - Other, World - Middle Eastern, World - Indian, World - Asian - North Pacific, RnB - Modern/Urban Contemporary
BARRIE ’H’ HAYES PIANO/KEYBOARDS/PRODUCER/ENGINEER.
From the age of fifteen Barrie started playing the keys and at the same time discovered jazz and jazzfusion, his heaviest influence being Jeff Lorber, who played a big part in his composing. Playing in various bands Jazz to rock, 70’s covers where he learned his trade.
While doing a session for Black Masses he discovered Soulful House and went on to perform on a string of recordings. Also with Soul People, recording the Roy Ayers Classic Our Time, Co producer of New Love Symphony’s Love Ballad and a list of Black Masses songs. Barrie has also worked with Blaze, Lenny Fontana, Su Boben, Chris Herbert, Angie Brown, Joey Negro, Keisha Jenkins, Delacy, but to name a few.
In 2002 Barrie H Hayes released his debut single Celebrate Life with Errol Reid on lead vocals from China Black with Kenny Wellington from Light Of The World on Trumpet.
His playing straddles with ease from his vocal house productions to his straight ahead thumping rhythmic Latin house through to smooth jazz, to Classical. Barrie is also composer of Film and Multi media music.