His feature duet with the drummers of the day - "Big Noise From Winnetka" was not only a feature of the Barber concerts, but also his time with the Kenny Ball band immediately before. When Amy Roberts joined the band in 2011, she was still a student at [[Royal Northern College of Music]] and thus not always able to be present. On several tours Bert Brandsma (reeds) replaced her. Brandsma joined as a permanent member in 2012.
At , London, on 9 June 2007 Barber appeared in the horn section of [[Nick Lowe]]'s band during a concert. In 2008 Barber, along with [[Eric Clapton]] and others, were involved in a new cooperative record company, Blues Legacy. On 23 July 2009, Barber, Bilk and Ball played a one-off concert at Indigo2 at the O2 in [[Greenwich]]. The concert was presented by the British Music Experience. He performed at [[De Doelen]] in [[Rotterdam]], the [[Netherlands]] on 12 December 2010.