Gerald Bailey has performed with Belle and Sebastian, Mumford & Sons, The Walkmen, Ty Segall, 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 with Black Bear Combo and appeared in the Hollywood movie Public Enemies.
Gerald provides trumpet performance, original compositions, orchestrations, arrangements, transcriptions, copy work and production. He has appeared on countless recordings for Bloodshot Records, Warner Bros, Jump Up, Rabbit Factory and his original music is currently featured on Cartilage Osseux Records and Tape of the Month Club.
He has a Bachelors degree in trumpet from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters in composition from DePaul University.