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Forest Bailey uses an unorthodox technique that involves using the body of a steel string acoustic to create melody, bass, and percussion all at once. This “percussive fingerstyle” technique draws out the full range of an acoustic guitar’s sonic possibilities. In addition to being a full time guitar instructor, Forest has entertained up and down the West Coast from San Diego to Portland in venues such as Coffee Gallery in Los Angeles, State Theater in Auburn, Portland Saturday Market, Winter NAMM, 89.5 KVMR Nevada City Radio, weddings as well as countless wineries, breweries and restaurants. He has toured with Canadian guitarist Adam Crossman, Colombian guitarist Oscar Mendez, and performed along side other fingerstyle players such as Adrian Bellue, Kat Gruvs and Mark Kroos. You can find Forest on Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook.

"Midnight Picnic Near the Ocean" Sometimes you have to say goodbye, this song was written in memoria of one specific beautiful evening, in an otherwise chaotic but valuable chapter of my life. I hope you find rest and comfort in the notes and spaces.