Percussionist and cartoonist Paul Barrett has
been very experimental in the last 25 years of his
percussive and performance career.  Among his
many achievements, Paul has founded no less
than 6 percussion bands: Azuma, Batula
Drummers, Photo Percussion, One Pulse and the
famous ‘Curry Boyz’ and from 2003 Co-ordinator
and Musical Director of the ‘SAMBA-BLISSTAS’,
based in the Byron Shire, Northern NSW.


 His Passion on Display

Fremantle Festivals 1996-2001 (Freo Samba)

Fremantle International Buskers festival 1999 – 2001  (Freo Samba)  

Esperence Festival of the Wind 2002

Perth Festival 1996-2002 (Freo Samba)

Lismore Lantern Parade 2003-2011

Tweed Valley Banana Festival 2003-2008

Byron Bay (New Years Eve) 03,06-2008-2011.

Bangalow Xmas Carnival 2003-2011

Bangalow Billy Cart Derby 2003-2009

Bellingen Global Carnival 20032004

Woolgoolga’s Curry Festival 2006/2009/2010

Port Macquarie’s Festival of the Sun 2004

Gold Coast, Burleigh Heads,2006

Yamba’s Surfing the Coldstream 2005-2008  

Byron Bay’s East Coast Blues & Roots Festival  2007-8

Sawtell Chill Festival 2007

Speed on the Tweed, Murwillumbah 2007, 2008

Ballina River Festival 2007-2009

Kingscliff Kafe Fiesta 2009

Surfers Paradise Festival 2010-2012

Lismore Lantern Parade 2003-2012

Unity Festival Murwillumbah 2010-11

Tweed River Festival 2009–2012

Splendour in the Grass 2012-2013

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