About Doctor Baz
Versatlile Australian musician and vocalist "Doctor Baz", aka Barry Ferrier, began his fascinating performing arts career working in music theatre, with a 2 year stint as a cast member and as one of Jesus' apostles in the original Harry M. Miller production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit rock musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" at the Capitol Theatre, in Sydney and the Palais Theatre, Melbourne - alon ... read more
Barry Ferrier is an Australian musician , entertainer & composer based in Byron Bay - a multi-instrumentalist, singer & multi-award winning song-writer who has enjoyed a long and diverse career in the performing arts/music and in multimedia design. Enjoying a colourful range of experience in many facets of the music, theatre and media production industries, Doctor Baz has entertained all over Australia, and in Europe & the UK and lived a life dedicated to creativity. Born in Sydney Australia, Barry gained early recognition in music theatre, appearing in the original Australian production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at the Capitol, Sydney and Palais, Melbourne and in 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat' at the Seymour Centre, Sydney. He was composer for the internationally famous Lindsay Kemp Mime Company, performing in their productions of 'Flowers 'in Melbourne, and composing the music for Kemp's production of Oscar Wilde's 'Salome', which was a sell out for 18 months at London's Roundhouse . He has worked with many of the leading names in Australian music including the 70s chart-toppers 'The Ferrets', has opened for guitar maestro Ry Cooder and toured as band leader for the legendary diva Eartha Kitt. Described as 'the Charles Bronson of swamp blues' by someone who ought to know better, Barry has a intriguing range of music industry credits to his name, and has most recently appeared in the lead role of his self-penned music theatre show based on the life of Jonny Cash "I Hear That Train a-Comin' " which has been a sell-out success at in clubs and theatres along the east coast of Australia. He has just begun touring with a new show he has written about the friendship of Johnny Cash & Roy Orbison entitled "Haven & Hell".