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PROFESSOR JOE FERRY AND BIG SKA HEADLINE “SKANUKKAH” DEC. 6

Date Released: 12/4/2006

Professor Joe Ferry and Big Ska headline “Skanukkah,” Wednesday, December 6 at 8 PM in the Student Center. The evening’s lineup also includes the Radiation Kings and King Django. The concert is presented by WPSR and PSGA. For more information, call 914-251-6974.

Joe Ferry, Chair of Studio Production in the Conservatory of Music at Purchase, is a musician and record producer with multiple Grammy nominations. Over a career spanning almost 30 years, Dr. Ferry has produced records and played bass on recording sessions for such noted artists as The Skatalites, Dr. John, Rhonda Vincent, Eileen Ivers, Nicolette Larson, John Hammond, Sue Foley, Double Trouble, The Roches, The New Orleans Klezmer All-Stars, The Skandalous All-Stars and Delbert McClinton. His critically acclaimed productions are among the most famous of the 80's and 90's, including People Get Ready--A Tribute To Curtis Mayfield (featuring David Sanborn, Vernon Reid and Huey Lewis & The News among many others), Bluesiana Triangle (Dr. John, Art Blakey, Dave Newman) and Hi-Bop Ska (The Skatalites).