Gentry Bronson is a media consultant, artistic coach, producer, songwriter, singer, pianist, composer, performer and writer. He is known internationally for his cinematic music, heart-on-your-sleeve songwriting and passionate performances.
He has entertained audiences throughout the U.S., Europe and Mexico completing his 7th European tour in 2014. His 11 studio records include his latest release HUMAN, a 15-song concept album about connection and disconnection in the 21st century. Recorded in Northern California with all “real” performances, no autotune, no drum machines or synthesizers, it contains the single Hey Beautiful (featuring Emily Rath).
His discography boasts over 100 professionally produced songs including an English adaptation of the Dutch classic Avond performed with Jesse Brewster. The song Santa Fe Sky, written and produced with Dave Hoover, was placed in the indie feature film Roxie, which won the Best Feature award at the Bushwick Film Festival in Brooklyn, New York. Hip Hop artist and VH1 reality show star John Brown featured Gentry on the single No Games.
Born in Minnesota and named by his parents after a hitchhiker, Gentry won early praise as a classical pianist, winning 5 Minnesota Music Teachers Association awards and performing in front of thousands of people as a child. He was a punk poet, singer and composer in Seattle and an Acid Jazz, Drum ‘n’ Bass & Dub DJ in Prague before moving to San Francisco, where he became a multi-media producer. In SF, he won 3 Northern California Songwriters Association awards and formed the band the Night Watchmen. He has been a solo artist since 2006.
Gentry has written and released alternative, ambient, new classical, indie, rock, roots, punk, americana, cabaret, jazz, blues, experimental and meditation music. He has been compared to David Gray, Ben Folds, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, Bruce Springsteen, Rufus Wainwright, Marc Cohn, John Mellencamp, George Winston and Ludovico Einaudi.
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