Just collaborated on a new song with Moongriffin (guitar, keys, Portland, OR) featuring Bryan Murray (tenor saxophone, Watchung, NJ), Caroline Davis (flute, Brooklyn, New York), Chris Merrill (bass Chicago, IL) and Thomas Faulds (drums, Batavia, IL). https://youtu.be/mQCryepdFlw
Dark Matter Coffee + Charles Mantis
Over the past few months I have had the pleasure of working on an original mix tape with Dark Matter Coffee. The release pairs with their Datura Inoxia (Devil's Trumpet) blend. Download, stream and order the limited addition cassette at charlesmantis.com.
Datura Inoxia Release Party
Charles Mantis will celebrate the release his full-length record Datura Inoxia in Chicago this coming Thursday June 29th at The California Clipper. The night will feature The Nate Lepine Trio and Leslie Beukelman on vocals. Drop in for a dark night of beats, jazz and a free copy of Datura Inoxia.
Charles Mantis is featuring Steve Kortyka on Saxophone at Industry City Distillery in Brooklyn, NY March 11th at 8pm.
The Walkmen at the Vic Theater Friday Janurary 18th
http://youtu.be/bVFtIYk3b6c I'll be playing trumpet in the Walkmen horn section this evening. I hope they kill it like they did at pitchfork a few years ago. They even bring their very own piano with them everywhere they travel.