Jerry Barnes has produced, performed and written for artists such as Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Carly Simon, Whitney Houston, Prince, Ashanti, Stevie Wonder, Patti Labelle, Christina Aguilera, Raul Midon, Queen Latifah, Diana Ross, Angélique Kidjo, Chic, Jota Quest, Anitta, Vanessa Williams, Donald Fagen, Katreese Barnes, Sherrod Barnes, Phylis Hyman, Tony Terry, Maya, Bebe Winans, Bette Midler, Arif Mardin, Nas, AZ., Sting, Empire of the Sun, Jessy J… and many more to come!!!!

Is a resident of Avatar Studios in NY.

Produced one of the biggest bands in Brazil (Jota Quest) the album is going platinum 2014 and their current Album is #1 in Brazil in 2016. Also produced and wrote acclaimed French Artist Nina Attal.

Currently touring as the bassist of Nile Rodgers (Get Lucky) and Chic.


Jerry Barnes is a funky man. One would have to be if they wanted to hold the bass chair for NIle Rodgers and Chic. Not only has he kept the mighty groove of the late Bernard Edwards alive but his own groove has been featured on hundreds of recordings from artists as diverse as Roberta Flack, Bette Midler and Harry Belafonte. Read More…