Download the new Faraway Plants!

Faraway Plants is available on most formats including iTunes, Spotify and Amazon Music.  Cover design by Sara Kay.  IMG_4801.PNG

Interview with Voyage Chicago

Thanks so much to Voyage Chicago for the feature!  Talked music, influence and growing up in the lower Midwest.  Check it out here: http://voyagechicago.com/interview/art-life-gerald-bailey/

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.

Faraway Plants – Logan Arts Festival

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.

Music Appreciation

If you are attending Moraine Valley Community College do not miss this opportunity to sign up for my music appreciation class.  Take a helicopter tour of what the entire history of music has to offer in one semester!  The next class I teach will be offered in March of 2014.