I’ll be playing with the Balkan, brass, punk, jazz freak out band called
Black Bear Combo at these spots next week. There are a ton of great lineups in each city so please check their page for more information.
April 1 – Southgate House Revival Newport, KY
April 2 – Howlers Coyote Cafe Pittsburgh, PA
April 3 – Studio 1469 Washington, DC
April 4 – Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY
April 5 – Building 16 Providence, RI
April 6 – Littlefield Brooklyn, NY
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Gerald Bailey is a freelance trumpet player in Chicago who currently leads several groups combining acoustic jazz with live music technology. He has performed with Belle and Sebastian, Mumford and Sons, The Walkmen, Ty Segal, Syl Johnson, The O’Jays and JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound. He has performed for the Obama administration at the White House in 2009 and 2012 and appeared in the Hollywood movie Public Enemies.
As an educator, he currently an adjunct professor at Moraine Valley Community College, Ableton Live instructor for After School Matters, and a private trumpet teacher at Chicago High School for the Performing Arts and Lyons Township High School.
Gerald provides trumpet performance, original compositions, orchestrations, arrangements, transcriptions, copy work and electronic sequencing. He has appeared on countless recordings for Bloodshot Records, Warner Bros, Drag City, Jump Up, Rabbit Factory and his original music is currently featured on Cartilage Osseux Records, Tape of the Month Club and through independent release.
He has a Bachelors degree in trumpet from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters in composition from DePaul University.
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March 31, 2013
BlackBearCombo, original music
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