Gentry Bronson is a media and creative consultant known internationally for his cinematic music, heart-on-your-sleeve songwriting and passionate performances.
His clients include international child advocate Patty Wetterling, national recording and voiceover artist Marsha Bartenetti, organic pain relief business Savvy Fair, Sing Out Of Darkness founder and wellness writer Julie Mayhew, and energy medicine and alternative healer Shaman Jean.
Named by his parents after a hitchhiker, Gentry won early praise as a classical pianist, winning 5 Minnesota Music Teachers Association awards and performing at Northrup Auditorium in Minneapolis several times as a child and teen. He was a punk poet, singer and composer in Seattle, and then an Acid Jazz, Drum ‘n’ Bass and Dub DJ in Prague and Berlin, before moving to San Francisco, where he became a multi-media producer. After winning 3 Northern California Songwriters Association awards in 2001, he formed the band the Night Watchmen. He became a solo artist in 2006 and a consultant in 2014.
Gentry’s discography boasts over 100 songs and compositions including the first ever English adaptation of the Dutch classic Avond originally by Boudewijn de Groot, which Gentry performed on live TV in Amsterdam in 2008. Hip Hop artist and VH1 reality show star John Brown featured Gentry on the song No Games in 2012, the same year Gentry sang the national anthem at Oakland Coliseum to open a Major League Baseball game. Santa Fe Sky, written and produced with Dave Hoover, was placed in the independent feature film Roxie, which won the Best Feature award at the Bushwick Film Festival in Brooklyn, New York in 2013.
Gentry has performed 7 European concert tours and hundreds of shows throughout the United States and Mexico. His 11 studio records include his last release HUMAN, a 15-song concept album about connection and disconnection in the 21st century using 1970s-style studio production. It contains the single Hey Beautiful (featuring Emily Rath).
Gentry’s styles have included Alternative, Ambient, New Classical, Indie, Rock, Roots, Punk, Americana, Cabaret, Jazz, Blues, Experimental and Meditation music. He has received comparisons to David Gray, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, Bruce Springsteen, Rufus Wainwright, Marc Cohn, John Mellencamp, Joseph Arthur, George Winston and Ludovico Einaudi.
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