BARRY COFFING

Biography

 

 

Gael Mac Gregor

Julius Robinson

Gael MacGregor
VP/Director, Licensing/Administration
Supervisor Liaison

Gael performed for a number of years in dinner theatres throughout the U.S. and abroad fronting bands and touring the world on someone else’s dime. Also a talented arranger and copyist, her musical prowess has served her well in the licensing arena because she can speak musician and suit”. She’s an artist who’s actually organized and can run an office as deftly as she can toss off a soulful blues lick. After working as a music supervisor on six films and three TV series’ for a major, and as a music coordinator and administrator for many others, Gael decided she wanted the credit for her supervisory efforts, and has been working as an indie supervisor since.

Julius Robinson
Director of Creative Operations

Julius oversees all creative operations including new content provider approvals, song approvals, and music catalog searches. He began his professional entertainment career at Paramount, then went on to become West Coast Editor at Cash Box Magazine. He then freelanced for Creem. Metal, BMI Music World, and Entertainment Today, was a publicist with International Media Network, an entertainment PR company, and a Branding and New Product consultant for Fortune 500 companies through The Chambers Group in Los Angeles. Julius has co-written songs and recorded with composers working with Celine Dion, Madonna, Toto ,Yes and Elton John

 

Barry Coffing, is the founder and owner of UPRISING ENTERTAINMENT & MUSIC SUPERVISOR.COM and an award winning composer, songwriter, singer and music professional.

Composer

Barry is an Emmy® nominated composer whose specialty is custom composing for special projects. He has created music for live stage shows for industrial clients like Apple & Compaq Computers. He has also composed over 200 custom pieces of music for Film and TV. For the award-winning HBO series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, he co-wrote a songspecifically penned for and recorded by Cyndi Lauper. Barry worked on VH1’s Latin dance movie, When theMusic Stops (The Way She Moves), writing & co-producing the opening, end title & love themes. He composed the themes and bumpers for 7 different game shows including Sony’s Pyramid staring Donny Osmond on which he even did all the sound design.

Songwriter

His songs have charted around the world,and include the #1 hit “How Do You Talk To An Angel.” Artists recording his songs include:Randy Travis, Michael McDonald, Cyndi Lauper, Tiffany, The Neville Brothers, RandyCrawford and Jamie Walters, among others. Barry has produced tracks for Lee Greenwood, Michael McDonald, Thelma Houston, Tiffany, Irene Cara, Gary Pucket and MaureenMcCormick and many others.

 

Singer

For the critically acclaimed film Moulin Rouge starring Nicole Kidman, he sang “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”Barry also sang duets with Vonda Shepherd (Ally McBeal) for Catwalk and Winnie the Pooh’s Grand Adventure. For Catwalk Barry sang both the lead and most of the background vocals on both the show and album for AtlanticRecords. Barry is also the voice of Jake on NBC’s California Dreams. Barry co-wrote the theme and most of the songs (along with playing keyboards), and did all of the vocal arrangements as well. If that wasn’t enough, he’s alsothe voice of Peter Brady in The Brady Bunch Movie for Paramount Pictures and co-wrote three, and sang two ofthe songs for the film’s soundtrack.

Music Professional

Barry has lectured on the music business at USC, Vanderbilt and The University of Houston among others. His company Music Supervisor.com has been used to find music for the following projects