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Charles Mantis provides music to love to. Please visit and like the band page for more dates and recordings @ www.facebook.com/charlesmantis. A project by Gerald Bailey featuring fellow Chicago musicians.
As a rogue sideman he has played trumpet with the O'Jays, Mumford and Sons, the Walkmen, Sound Tribe Sector 9, K'jon, Syl Johnson, Jody Watley, Richie Cole, JC Brooks, Stephen Paul Smoker, the Drastics and Black Bear Combo.
Gerald has appeared on CNN performing at the White House for Barack Obama in honor of Tim Burton and alongside Diana Krall and Johnny Depp in the 2009 movie Public Enemies.
He can be heard every Thursday at the Green Mill Jazz Club and every third Friday for Balkan Invasion at Subterranean.
Great musicians: miles davis, duke ellington, thelonious monk, arve henriksen, arcade fire, flying lotus, daniel johnston and all my friends in and outside Chicago
The music is dark, comprovisation, multi genre, glitch, sound scape, soundtrack, bit, hiphop, pop, jazz and from the future.