Migration Climate Release Party at Broken Shaker!

On June 15th Gerald Bailey, Quin Kirchner and Daniel Van Duerm will perform music from Migration Climate at Broken Shaker in Chicago. 19 E Ohio They will be joined by DJs Cam Hodges, Mo Manley and Kyle Hodges. 8pm Limited copies of the record will be available.

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Migration Climate “Highly Recommended” Endless Crate

"Gerald Bailey’s 𝘔𝘪𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 is a jazz album, but not in the traditional sense. Centered around dusty drums, recycled instruments and brassy horns, it’s rooted in a grimy kind of jazz that creates a bluesy, careworn sound. Highly recommended." Album Link

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“Rain Party” Release on May 10

Rain Party is a follow up single to the sold out vinyl LP, Migration Climate. Thumb piano lines create polyrhythmic counterpoint that sounds like falling rain. The heavy drums are a nod to rainmaking rituals from Africa and North America. Link to Stream Pre-Save

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Thank You!

Whoa! Potions Music New York sold out of the vinyl version of Migration Climate in three hours. Thank you for your support! If you'd like to take a listen to a couple songs from the record, they are available on all platforms. The complete album will be released for streaming on Tuesday April 11.

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QC Radio Worldwide FM Live at the Whistler

-- Had a wonderful night playing a solo set at the Whistler in Chicago -- 𝙍𝙀𝘾𝙊𝙍𝘿𝙀𝘿 𝙇𝙄𝙑𝙀 at The Whistler in Chicago and airing on worldwidefm.net - Tuesday, October 25, 2022! 𝙌𝘾 𝙍𝘼𝘿𝙄𝙊 featuring sets by Gerald Bailey, Billy the Kid, Cuzzin Vinny, Lapgan, Lorelei, and Fanita Banana. Airing 10/25 from 2pm-6pm CST at worldwidefm.net... Continue Reading →

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Jazz and Technology at Ball State University

So happy to play with the Ball State Jazz Ensemble as a guest artist in collaboration with Ableton! The music software company hosted several masterclasses throughout the day and we finished the thing off with big band concert featuring music made using their Push 2 controller. For this concert I built a motorized percussion setup... Continue Reading →

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New Macramé Brass EP!

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/0mRfEuFv97S7TpTuxclj48?si=2b84df6d8ba94cfc Bandcamp: https://geraldbailey.bandcamp.com/album/macram-brass https://geraldbailey.bandcamp.com/album/macram-brass Shortly before the pandemic Macramé Brass met up at Experimental Sound Studio to record one short set's worth of music. The idea was to simply capture some of the sounds and ideas that we developed during our monthly residencies at Dorian's Jazz Club and The California Clipper in Chicago. Meditation... Continue Reading →

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