Honored to interview about life as a freelance artist and educator with the
Continuum Design + Web. Last week I had the chance to sit down and chat with Janelle Reichman a little about travel sized recording rigs, my mobile office and the inner workings of writing, performing and teaching music. Take a peak: http://madebycontinuum.com/interview-series-gerald-bailey/
Faraway plants is playing the monument stage this Saturday June 24th at 2:30. This weeks lineup will feature Quin Kirchner on drums, Anthony Bruno on Saxophone, Bass and myself on electronics and trumpet.
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Tagged Art, band, beat music, chicago, drums, festival, jazz, logan arts festival, music, quin kirchner, saxophone, trumpet |
Charles Mantis will be featuring Matthew Davis on trombone at Honky Tonk BBQ in Chicago, IL on March 4th. 10pm Join us!
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Tagged beatmusic, chicago, espysmoker, matthewdavis, op1, pilsen, sp404, teenageengineering, trombone, trumpet |
Charles Mantis is featuring
Steve Kortyka on Saxophone at Industry City Distillery in Brooklyn, NY March 11th at 8pm.
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Tagged abletonlive, abstractelectronic, abstracthiphop, beatmusic, brooklyn, newyork, op1, saxophone, sp404, stevekortyka, trumpet |
Traveling down to New Orleans to open up for
Lowdown Brass Band this weekend! Catch us at the Howlin Wolf on January 6th and 7th.
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Tagged abstracthiphop, beatmusic, beats, brassband, chicago, hiphop, neworleans, nola, op1, sp404, trumpet |
Komorebi is the Japanese word used to describe sunlight as it passes through trees. In this piece I play rich tones on the marimba which are paired with heavily dubbed spikes of zither. Each timbre enters representing the light passing through leaves and branches. At about midway through the improvisation, a trumpet enters soaring over the scene like a bird of prey. Listen and download here:
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Tagged ambient, antitech, chillout, chilloutmusic, electronic, improvisation, jazz, lofi, marimba, sp404, trumpet, yoga, zither |
Check out the new band live at the Whistler! Live record coming out soon on Whistler Records.
Faraway Plants is Gerald Bailey: trumpet, synths, sampler Anthony Bruno: saxophone, bass David Agee: Drums