Join us at People's Brewing Company in West Lafayette Indiana on Tuesday January 4th, 2022! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VyC3uM_n5w
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 →
Macrame Brass Live at California Clipper Friday July 5
Macrame Brass weaves jazz, soul and Latin music into a brass band design. A celebration of the music of Chicago with a New Orleans flavor. This project features hard working creatives in a street band setting. Acoustic music with a hint of dub, beats and synths.
Dorian’s Through the Record Shop Saturday March 9
Join my dubbed out brass band for a tribute to jazz of Chicago and New Orleans.
Black Bear Combo at the White House
This past week I had the pleasure of joining the Chicago based Balkan brass band entertaining military families for a Halloween party at the White House. The band debuted a new orange and black costume designed by saxophonist Doug Abram.
Balkan Invasion of Wicker Park
For close to a year and a half DJ Roma Soul and Black Bear Combo have played to a packed house downstairs at Subterranean on the third Friday of the month in Chicago. This has grown to be one of the more successful nights I've seen featuring an instrumental act since I moved to Chicago... Continue Reading →
Black Bear Combo at Star Lounge 4th of July Party
Star Lounge coffee throws and annual 4th of July party that will be held this Sunday, July 3rd, 2011. Black Bear Combo will be playing again this year. The image above is from last year's event; photo credit: David J. Hanus.