Ezra Bai is the latest evolution of the creative life of Gerad Forte.
I have been playing and creating music for over 20's and I have had the benefit of collaborating with many talented people who have influenced my work. With Ezra Bai I explore my creative roots and try to reconnect with my original voice.
Gerad Forte, the creative force behind Ezra Bai began his music career as an R&B singer and songwriter in the early 1990's.
In the late 1990's he formed half of the production team K.L.A.W with Gilberto River. This duo was the musical engine behind Black Rose Records, and independent label out of Korea.
In the early 2000's Gerad later produced and arranged music for 100p Recordings and served in artists development.
He has produced a wide range of underground projects with long-time collaborators, Nicky Faders, H.Alston, and DJ VST.
John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Jon Brion, Sade, DJ Premier, J. Dilla, The RZA, Kanye West, Daft Punk
Fl Studio, Protools, Novation LaunchPad, Roland 404.