Jonathan Barlow is a guitarist and multi-instrumental composer for tv, film, and, radio. He’s published by Universal, BMG, APM, and EMI. His music is in Emmy winning PBS shows, NPR, Fox Sports 1, Animal Planet, an NBC show promo, Logo, Ovation, ads for Vogue, AAA Insurance, Dropbox, Eddie Bauer, Airbnb, also museum exhibits, an iTunes Editor's Choice film, Jane Goodall's MasterClass, and films screened at over 50 festivals like SXSW, AFI DOCS, and Festival de Cannes. His sheet music is published by houses in France, the UK, and the United States. He’s contributed to Soundboard: the Journal of the Guitar Foundation of America. His concert works have been performed in the USA, South America, and Europe.

“slick instrumental tracks, creative and enjoyable”

Indie Shuffle Jason Grishkoff

“innovative…Barlow has carved a place for himself”

Classical Guitar Magazine Sandra Smith

“his music creates a world you want to live inside”

Indie Shuffle Jami Selikow

“super-powerful, stunning music”

Soundsphere Magazine British music & culture guide

“his music captures the essence of artfulness, ingenuity and exploration”

Marmoset Music Journal Music licensing agency

“his music has been receiving a lot of praise from the SFMOMA crowd”

Jennifer Sonderby Design Director, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

“His arrangements are tasteful, impeccably written, and exceptionally enjoyable”

Rovi Music Album Review

“We applaud Barlow’s musical endeavors”

ASCAP Plus Award American Society of Composers Authors & Publishers


Andrew Liepins Guitarnotes

“A masterful performance”

Mike D. Brownell All Music Guide

“Really wonderful!”

Alison Young Classical Minnesota Public Radio


Steve Marsh Classical Guitar Magazine