I recently had the joy of working on a song for the Amazon Christmas Soul Compilation with Chicago soul legend JC Brooks. Check out Back Door Santa here:
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Tagged bari, chicago, christmas, christmas tree, compilation, holiday, horns, santa, soul, tenor sax, trumpet |
Last night I had the opportunity to play with the great Father John Misty in a beautiful theater. Always an honor to play for such an attentive audience. Amazing show!
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/
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.
Posted in charles mantis, original music |
Tagged beat music, beat tape, brooklyn, cassette, chicago, dark matter coffee, jazz, new orleans, new york, op1, sp404, trumpet |
Charles Mantis will celebrate the release his full-length record in Chicago this coming Thursday June 29th at Datura Inoxia 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.
Posted in charles mantis, new music, original music |
Tagged Art, brooklyn, cancer, cassette, chicago, free, humbolt park, jazz, jazz vocals, music, op1, saxophone, sp404, summer, trumpet, ukrainian village |
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.
Posted in Faraway Plants, original music, Uncategorized, upcoming performances |
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!
Posted in original music, Uncategorized |
Tagged beatmusic, chicago, espysmoker, matthewdavis, op1, pilsen, sp404, teenageengineering, trombone, trumpet |