That CD will be released this summer on the label that he co-owns with his business partner, Charlie Dahan: Larchmont Recordings Inc. (http://www.larchmontrecordings.com). Dr. Joe Ferry is also Chair the Studio Production Dept @ S.U.N.Y Purchase and holds a number of academic degrees including a Ph.D in Business Administration.
He produces over 200 recording sessions each year for a number of record labels including CMH, Vitamin, CMG, Mighty Tiger, Shanachie and Larchmont, working mostly in the genres of reggae, ska, blues, klezmer, lounge, classical and jazz. Joe Ferry has toured the USA extensively as bassist with The Sue Foley Blues Band, Billy Vera, Richie & The Pocket Rockets, Syndicate of Soul, The Lounge Brigade, Jackie Martino as well as his own bands: Hurtin' Buckaroos and Big Ska. He has played bass and guitar on thousands of record dates for a variety of artists including Sue Foley, Mick Taylor (formerly of The Rolling Stones), Arlene Smith (lead singer of The Chantells), Debbie Davies, Michael Hill, Luther Vandross, Debbie Allen, Rhonda Vincent, Eileen Ivers, Guy Davis, Pete Seeger, The Full House Ryhthm Kings, Chris Barron of The Spin Doctors and many more. Joe owns his own publishing company, Joe Ferry Music, and production company, Big Ska Productions.
Joe Ferry's paintings are available on T-Shirts and other merch via CafePress. Check out: http://www.cafepress.com/joeferry. Joe is also writing several manuscripts including a history of Jamaican music since 1945, a book of inspirational truisms and his memoir as a musician and producer. Check out Joe Ferry's website: http://www.joeferrymusic.com.
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