About Gerald Bailey

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.

Free 404 Day Coloring Page!

Download the free Roland sp404 coloring page PDF here: sp404 Coloring Page

Celebrate the iconic lofi beat machine and design your own on April 4. Don’t forget to share your work with @geraldmbailey and @rolandusa on insta!

For more downloadable coloring books visit my friend Steph Law Creates.

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Trail

The Trail single is available on all platforms, including Spotify and Bandcamp.  Artwork by Preeti Samraj.  Check out her work at Open House Contemporary’s 2020 exhibition Intimacies and Influence Friday January 10 from 7-10 pm.  740 N. Ogden Ave. Chicago, Illinois

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artwork by Preeti Samraj