Barry Coffing



Barry Coffing is a Music Business Entrepreneur who grew up in Houston and graduated from the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. After short stints at HBU and The University of Houston, he began his professional music career in Houston. For six years Coffing 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, Coffing decided to join the company and move to LA.

Over the next 17 years, Coffing amassed a great deal of credits and awards with over 200 tracks placed in movies and TV, BMI Songwriting Awards, Multiple #1 hits and an Emmy nomination. Coffing 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 (Staring 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, Coffing is Music Business Entrepreneur who represents over 10,000 record labels and publishers for film and TV licensing. His company, Music Supervisor Inc. places hundreds of songs each year in Films, TV and Advertising. Every major Film Company and TV network uses their software and services.


Music Supervision & Composition:

2015 Bright Ideas (Music Supervisor)

2015 Divorce Texas Style (Music Supervisor)

2013 The Preacher's Daughter (Music Supervisor) (TV Movie) (producer: "You're the Glory") / (writer: "We're Hot Tonight", )

2009 Wedlock or Deadlock (Music Producer of the Theme with Chaka Khan)

2008 Greek (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008)

- Three's a Crowd (2008) ... (performer: "Tiger's Eye") / (writer: "Tiger's Eye")

- Highway to the Discomfort Zone (2008) ... (performer: "Tigers Eye") / (writer: "Tigers Eye")

2008 Tru Loved (Music Supervisor & Composer) (writer: "Hold On While You Can")

2007 On the Road in America (TV Series) (music supervisor - 5 episodes)

- Big Sur: Part 2 (2007) ... (music supervisor)

- Big Sur: Part 1 (2007) ... (music supervisor)

- Washington D.C. (2007) ... (music supervisor)

- New York (2007) ... (music supervisor)

- Montana (2007) ... (music supervisor)

2006 Elevator (Short) (performer: "Moody Cue") / (writer: "Moody Cue")

2006 Bigfoot (Video) (music supervisor & composer)

2006 Shut Up and Shoot! (Music Supervisor) (producer: "ONLY LOVE IS REAL", "LET'S ROCK", "SLEIGHT OF HAND") /


2006 What the Bleep!?: Down the Rabbit Hole (Documentary) (writer: "What the Bleep?")

2005 Bam Bam and Celeste (writer: "I'm Beautiful")

2004 29 and Holding (Music Supervisor & Composer) (writer: "Call Me Crazy")

2004 West from North Goes South (Music Supervisor & Composer) (writer: "You Ain't Too Tough", "We're Hot Tonight")

2002 Roger Dodger (writer: "You Can't Hold Me Back")

2000 Who Knows You Best? (TV Series) (composer: theme and bumpers)

2000 Bar Hopping (TV Movie) (writer: "The Disillusioned", "We're Hot Tonight", "Lollipop", "I'm Thru With You")

2000 Get Your Stuff (Music Supervisor & Composer) (writer: "We're Hot Tonight" - uncredited)

1999 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)

- The Happy Prince (1999) ... (writer: "Don't Make it a Mistake")

1997 Tiger (writer: "You Ain't Too Tough")

1997 Total Force (Music Supervisor & Composer) (writer: "We're Hot Tonight", "Southern Soul")

1997 Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (Video) (performer: "Wherever You Are" (end title song)

1997 An American Vampire Story (composer: additional music)

1996 Diamonds in the Rough (music producer) (writer: "We're Hot Tonight" (opening title), "You Ain't Too Tough")

1996 Silent Lies (performer: "No One Tells a Lie Quite Like You") / (writer: "This Waltz", "No One Tells a Lie Quite Like You",

"Just Ask Me")

1995 The Brady Bunch Movie (music producer) ("Have a Nice Day", "Are You With Me?", "I'm Lookin' Around")

1995 Hot Wired (music producer)

1992 The Heights (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)

- Talk to an Angel (1992) ... (music producer) (writer: "How Do You Talk to an Angel")

1992 California Dreams (TV Series) (music writer and producer: 22 songs including the theme)

1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (music producer: songs and composer)

1989 The Banker (performer: "LAUREN BACALL BESIDE YOU", "LOOKING FOR RIGHT ONE") / (writer: "LAUREN



1988 Mystic Pizza (writer: "IS IT HOT IN HERE")

1988 Midnight Crossing (performer: "LOST IN YOU") / (writer: "BARBADOS", "LOST IN YOU")

1988 Remote Control (performer: "Traded Love for Money", "Nothing") / (writer: "Traded Love for Money", "Nothing")

1987 The Outing (performer: "LAST MISTAKE") / (writer: "LAST MISTAKE")

1984 Kids Incorporated (TV Series) (music producer: 75 songs)


Record Production:

Chaka Khan, Lee Greenwood, Michael McDonald, Thelma Houston, Tiffany, Irene Cara, Gary Pucket, Peabo Bryson and many others.


Speaker & Moderator:

CMJ (Moderator & Speaker)

Grammy “Future of Music” (Moderator & Speaker)

Springboard South (Moderator & Speaker)

NARIP (Moderator & Speaker)

SWAMP (Moderator & Speaker)


Vanderbilt University

Rice University


Indie Artist Summit


Music Industry Blueprint


Affiliations & Award:

Grammy Voting & Craft Committee Member

BMI Publisher & Writer

Emmy Nominated Composer

BMI Millionaire Award Winner and Other Awards

Best Film Award Winner “The Beverly Hills Film Festival”