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US Artist John Swanson's quirky-cool Jazz, Blues, and Pop music has been licensed for "The Night Before" (Seth Rogen feature film), ABC ("Blood and Oil", "Secrets and Lies"), CBS ("Scorpion"), Showtime ("The Affair"), NBC ("Last Call" with Carson Daly), Hallmark Channel ("Once Upon a Holiday"), AMC ("Freakshow"), Bravo ("Southern Charm"), ABC Family ("The Fosters, Switched at Birth"), El Rey Network ("From Dusk Till Dawn"), MTV, and VH1. A veteran of over 700 live performances, John's crowd-pleasing personality, is a perfect fit anywhere.


John Swanson is currently enjoying success in retail radio. He topped 1 million streams last year in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Brazil, Mexico, Hungary, Russia, France. Especially popular are his Jazz renditions of Christmas favorites. He's had 26 different songs licensed for various commercial uses. John is an accomplished singer and guitarist with a warm personality and stellar musicianship making him an exceptional fit for almost any kind of venue. Somewhere out on New Route 66, about 50 miles west of Sinatra and 75 miles east of Miles Davis, John strums his beloved Samick hollow body and hums a Johnny Mercer tune.



Genres for This Artist

Total Tracks: 344

Instrumental Tracks (276 Tracks) | Vocal Tracks (68) |
Music Genres For John Swanson
Blues | Brazilian | Christmas | Dangerous | Jazz | Latin | Middle East | RnB | Rock | Soundalikes | Tropical |



Tracks for This Artist


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LUCK AIN'T GOT NOTHIN' TO DO WITH IT - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2012
John Swanson Swinging answer to the classic Frank Loesser composition "Luck Be a Lady". Ultra-cool big band arrangement blasts out a call and response with male jazz vocalist. Lyrics jump between two themes, romance and gambling. Male Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Soundalikes, Frank Sinatra
600863 3:08 Med Fast 136   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
595301 1:01 Med Fast 136   
30sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
595300 0:37 Med Fast 136   
15sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
595299 0:19 Med Fast 136   
Variation (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
595302 3:07 Med Fast 136   


TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Male crooner steps lively through all twelve verses of the Christmas favorite. Singer stays close to the traditional melody sometimes; other times he adds his own jazz, soul, and blues touches. Piano and acoustic bass only; no drums. Male Vocals, Christmas, Christmas Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Christmas, Christmas Vocals
615331 4:08 Med Fast 140   
Variation A (45 sec) - Christmas, Jazz Vocals
615329 0:46 Med Fast 140   
Variation B (Instrumental) - Christmas, Christmas Piano
615330 4:09 Med Fast 140   


WHO'S THE BAD BOY NOW - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2017
John Swanson Energetic, salty, campy electro-swing track. Tuba, electronic drums, and brush snare drive the upbeat tempo. Dixieland Clarinet, trumpet, and trombone answer. Singer vows revenge on the one who did him wrong. Male Vocals, Jazz, Electro Swing
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Electro Swing
840104 1:58 Medium 114   
Full Track - Jazz, Electro Swing
840103 1:58 Medium 114   
60sec - Jazz, Electro Swing
840102 1:02 Medium 114   
30sec A (Alt ) - Jazz, Electro Swing
840100 0:35 Medium 114   
30sec B - Jazz, Electro Swing
840101 0:34 Medium 114   


UP ON THE HOUSETOP - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Swinging big band backs male crooner in a blues/jazz arrangement of the Christmas favorite. Fun, playful vibe. Instrumental break and key modulation, Male Vocals, Christmas, Big Band Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Christmas, Big Band Vocals
615361 2:38 Med Fast 136   
30sec - Christmas, Xmas Big Band
615359 0:31 Med Fast 136   
Variation (Instrumental) - Christmas, Xmas Big Band
615360 2:38 Med Fast 136   


JOLLY OLD SAINT NICHOLAS (BIG BAND) - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Fun loving "Sinatra Vegas" big band version of the happy Christmas carol. Male crooner may be all grown up, but he channels the little boy inside of him talking to Santa Claus. Very authentic, swinging jazz orchestra rips through a lively instrumental break. Male Vocals, Christmas, Big Band Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Christmas, Big Band Vocals
745727 2:35 Medium 128   


HEY DRAMA QUEEN - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Funky grooving blues with bouncing rhythm section and blues crooner. Stride piano and horn section drive this song. Funny, poignant lyrics poke fun at a overly sensitive "drama queen". Great track for a fun, energetic, bluesy vibe. Male Vocals, RnB, Blue-Eyed Soul
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocals) - RnB, Blue-Eyed Soul  
743520 3:09 Medium 119   
60sec - RnB, Blue-Eyed Soul  
743516 1:04 Medium 119   
30sec - RnB, Blue-Eyed Soul  
743515 0:36 Medium 119   
15sec - RnB, Blue-Eyed Soul  
743519 0:15 Medium 119   
Variation (Full Instrumental) - RnB, Blue-Eyed Soul  
743518 3:10 Medium 119   
Bed - RnB, Blue-Eyed Soul  
743517 3:10 Medium 119   


HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Christmas carol by cool, swinging jazz trio with warm male vocalist. Male Vocals, Christmas, Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Christmas, Jazz Vocals
615019 3:02 Medium 120   
Variation A (45 sec) - Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
615017 0:49 Medium 120   
Variation B (Instrumental) - Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
615018 3:08 Medium 120   


10,000 MILES AWAY - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Funky grooving blues with humorously engaging lyrics about a guy tuning out his nagging woman. Groovy saxophone duet compliments each verse and chorus. Medium fast up-tempo feel. Tenor sax and piano solos. Clever snappy outro. Catchy, fun, feel-good blues with a memorable hook. Male Vocals, Blues, Jump
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Jump
573250 3:38 Medium 125   
30sec A (25 sec Chorus Instru) - Blues, Jump
573247 0:27 Medium 125   
30sec B - Blues, Jump
573248 0:34 Medium 125   
15sec (20 sec Intro Instru) - Blues, Jump
573246 0:21 Medium 125   
Variation (Instrumental) - Blues, Jump
573249 3:38 Medium 125   


FEELIN HIT - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Ooh baby I like what I see. Smoldering male jazz vocals with bluesy overtones. Sexy lyrics tell the story of a guy pursuing the object of his affections; a beautiful woman in suggestive dress. Tight jazz combo backing, Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
572240 3:38 Med Slow 102   
60sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
572242 1:05 Med Slow 102   
30sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
572241 0:36 Med Slow 102   
Variation - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
572243 3:26 Med Slow 102   


JOY TO THE WORLD - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Swinging big band backs male crooner in this fun, lively arrangement of the Christmas favorite. Includes instrumental break and key modulation. Male Vocals, Christmas, Big Band Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Christmas, Big Band Vocals
615149 2:38 Med Fast 160   
30sec - Christmas, Xmas Big Band
615147 0:32 Med Fast 160   
Variation (Instrumental) - Christmas, Xmas Big Band
615148 2:38 Med Fast 160   


OVER THE RIVER - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson The sleigh ride to Grandmother's house gets cool and jazzy in this swinging arrangement of the famous Public Domain Thanksgiving song. Male crooner backed by piano, acoustic bass, and brush drums. Also known as Over the River and Through the Woods, and The New England Boy's Song About Thanksgiving. Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
725733 2:29 Fast 155   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
690404 1:02 Fast 155   


JUST AROUND THE CORNER - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Hard swinging big band backs Sinatra-type male crooner in this driving up-tempo number. Top notch horn arrangement. Lyrics everyone can relate to; the feeling that something big is just around the corner, and that lives can change for the better if we just hang in there and believe in ourselves. Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Big Band
572892 3:17 Med Fast 141   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
572890 0:57 Med Fast 141   
30sec A - Jazz, Swing Big Band
572888 0:39 Med Fast 141   
30sec B - Jazz, Swing Big Band
572889 0:34 Med Fast 141   
15sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
572887 0:20 Med Fast 141   
Variation (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
572891 3:18 Med Fast 141   


ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Epic pops tune with smooth male crooner backed by full orchestra. Dramatic, dreamy, hopeful; makes you feel like all your dreams can come true. Lyrics have positive imagery. Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Big Band
595191 2:18 Medium 127   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
595189 1:01 Medium 127   
30sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
595188 0:31 Medium 127   
15sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
595187 0:20 Medium 127   
Variation (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
595190 2:17 Medium 127   


WE'RE EVEN NOW - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2010
John Swanson Big band swing with male vocals. Humurous look at post break-up trying to get along. Lyrics tell the story of a guy trying to make peace with his ex. Tasty horn arrangements highlight this number, Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Big Band
406567 3:15 Med Fast 134   
60sec A - Jazz, Swing Big Band
406647 0:44 Med Fast 134   
60sec B - Jazz, Swing Big Band
406648 0:46 Med Fast 134   
30sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
406646 0:19 Med Fast 134   
Sweep - Jazz, Swing Big Band
406649 0:10 Med Fast 134   


THE STARS ARE LAUGHING - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Slow, emotional ballad with wistful male jazz/pop vocalist. Backed by easy swinging jazz combo. Piano solo. Singer laments the fact that the pretty stars in the nighttime sky are mocking him in his moment of pain over a lost love. Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
708858 4:05 Slow 62   
Full Track (Instrumental) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
708314 4:08 Slow 62   
60sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
708312 1:10 Slow 62   
30sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
708311 0:35 Slow 62   
Variation (Instrumental) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
708313 0:42 Slow 62   


FROM ME TO YOU - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2016
John Swanson Big band and male crooner swing along with a friendly jazz standard feel. Lyrics are thankful and giving, as the singer shows some respect for friendship. Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Big Band
836015 2:20 Med Fast 130   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
836012 1:02 Med Fast 130   
30sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
836011 0:31 Med Fast 130   
Variation A (Full Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
836013 2:18 Med Fast 130   
Variation B (Rhythm Section) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
836014 2:17 Med Fast 130   


IF I COULD MAKE YOU HAPPY - (by John Swanson)
John Swanson Good hearted swing big band in the "Sinatra Vegas" style. Classy, uptown jazz. Male crooner sings to his love about how much better life would be if he could please her. Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Big Band
839342 2:16 Medium 116   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
836017 1:05 Medium 116   
30sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
836016 0:34 Medium 116   
Variation (Full Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
836018 2:15 Medium 116   


MI LLAMO TEQUILA - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2016
John Swanson A lonely American jazz singer falls for a beautiful Mexican girl and wakes up lost and broke. But was it just a dream from drinking too much? Uptempo Latin jazz. A fun, vibrant song for beach, travel, poolside, vacation themes. Male Vocals, Jazz, Latin Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Latin Jazz
835937 3:02 Very Fast 188   
60sec - Jazz, Latin Jazz
811306 1:04 Very Fast 188   
Variation (Bass & Percussion) - Jazz, Latin Jazz
811308 2:05 Very Fast 188   
Bed - Jazz, Latin Jazz
811307 2:06 Very Fast 188   
Full Track (Instrumental) - Latin, Latin Easy Listening
811309 2:06 Very Fast 188   


WE'RE EVEN NOW 2016 - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2016
John Swanson Big band swing with male vocals. Humorous look at post break-up, trying to get along with your ex, and moving on with your life. Tasty horn arrangements highlight this number. Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
790203 3:26 Med Fast 134   
Full Track (Instrumental Variation) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
790202 3:30 Med Fast 134   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
790201 1:11 Med Fast 134   
15sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
790200 0:22 Med Fast 134   


ALL IS FORGIVEN - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Vocal jazz tune with male singer and small combo. Lyrics alternate between sarcastic jabs, and forgiveness and understanding. This song has a unique, peculiar sound and feel. Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
742238 3:22 Med Fast 145   
60sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
742236 1:07 Med Fast 145   
30sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
742235 0:35 Med Fast 145   
Variation A (30 sec Alt) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
742234 0:41 Med Fast 145   
Variation B (Full Instrumental) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
742237 3:09 Med Fast 145   


SILENT NIGHT - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Big band backs male crooner in a swinging rendition of the Christmas favorite. Big, bold, brassy, with a hint of quirky and kitsch. Male Vocals, Christmas, Big Band Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Christmas, Big Band Vocals
750709 3:05 Medium 120   
Variation A (Full Instrumental) - Christmas, Xmas Big Band
750706 3:06 Medium 120   
Variation B (Instrumental Variation) - Christmas, Xmas Big Band
750707 0:51 Medium 120   
Variation C (Vocal Variation) - Christmas, Big Band Vocals
750708 0:37 Medium 120   


CRAPPY HOTEL - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2016
John Swanson Humorous swinging vocal jazz. Lyrics poke fun at low budget hotel rooms and life on the road. Big band horns and rhythm section. Male vocals, Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Big Band
788510 3:10 Med Fast 130   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
788511 1:06 Med Fast 130   
Variation (Instrumental Variation) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
788512 3:08 Med Fast 130   


I HEARD THE BELLS ON CHRISTMAS DAY - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Jazz combo and male crooner perform a warm swinging version of the popular Christmas Carol. Nice feel for restaurant scenes, gathering around the tree on Christmas morning, holiday parties, dinner or cocktail hour. Male Vocals, Christmas, Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocals) - Christmas, Jazz Vocals
745793 2:29 Medium 112   
60sec - Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
745719 1:08 Medium 112   
15sec A (Alternate) - Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
745721 0:14 Medium 112   
15sec B - Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
745722 0:16 Slow 60   
Variation (Full Instrumental) - Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
745720 2:29 Medium 112   


LATE LAST NIGHT - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Driving, bluesy big band swings hard behind male vocalist. Big, brash, and bold. Lyrics about a man who encounters spooky events and becomes frightened. He thinks everyone will think he is crazy so he tries to convince his confidant to keep quiet about it. Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
708857 2:45 Medium 118   
Full Track (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
708310 2:46 Medium 118   
60sec (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
708307 0:58 Medium 118   
Variation A - Jazz, Swing Big Band
708308 0:42 Medium 118   
Variation B - Jazz, Swing Big Band
708309 0:44 Medium 118   


O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Bethlehem gets a cool, jazzy makeover in this swinging version of the famous Christmas Carol. Male vocalist backed by piano, acoustic bass, and bongos. Male Vocals, Christmas, Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Christmas, Jazz Vocals
725404 3:04 Med Slow 102   
60sec - Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
690737 1:07 Med Slow 102   
Variation (Extended Instrumental) - Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
690738 1:39 Med Slow 102   


JUST IN CASE - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Medium tempo swinging big band backs male jazz vocalist. Good hearted number about guy who loses the girl and tries to convince her to not forget about him "just in case". Horn section arrangement (trumpets, trombone, tenor sax, alto sax, muted brass). Cool retro feel, Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
714098 2:26 Medium 125   
Full Track (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
714097 2:26 Medium 125   
60sec (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
714095 1:05 Medium 125   
30sec (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
714093 0:33 Medium 125   
Variation (45 sec Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
714094 0:46 Medium 125   
Full Track (Instrumental Rhythm Section) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
714096 2:27 Medium 125   


SOME PEOPLE SWEAR BY IT - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Harmonized horn trio (tenor sax, alto sax, trumpet) belts out a compelling melody in this retro-modern jazz instrumental. Well placed bridge transitions to a warm, Wes Montgomery-influenced guitar. Tenor sax, trumpet, and bass solos. Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Fusion
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Jazz Fusion
573421 5:29 Med Fast 148   
60sec A - Jazz, Jazz Fusion
573418 1:01 Med Fast 148   
60sec B - Jazz, Jazz Fusion
573419 1:04 Med Fast 148   
60sec C - Jazz, Jazz Fusion
573420 1:04 Med Fast 148   
Variation (45 sec) - Jazz, Jazz Fusion
573417 0:47 Med Fast 148   


TEASE AND STRIP - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2015
John Swanson Sexy big band blues ala "The Stripper". Smoking tenor saxophone leads the sassy, sultry instrumental. Hard swinging big band helps build the climactic tension and resolution. Radio City Music Hall will be rocking and the clothes will be peeling off with this hot number. Instrumental, Jazz, Burlesque Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Burlesque Jazz
756723 1:07 Med Slow 90   
30sec - Jazz, Burlesque Jazz
756721 0:37 Med Slow 90   
15sec - Jazz, Burlesque Jazz
756722 0:12 Med Slow 90   


I AIN'T GOT TIME FOR YOU - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2012
John Swanson Swinging quartet and male jazz vocalist deliver the goods on this tale of an arrogant guy who is just a little too important for the rest of us. Funny, sarcastic, up-tempo, full of brash. Fun, campy feel. Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
595227 3:01 Very Fast 170   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
595225 1:03 Fast 170   
30sec - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
595223 0:31 Fast 170   
Variation A (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
595226 3:01 Fast 170   
Variation B (45 sec) - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
595224 0:51 Fast 170   


CLASS ACT - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2014
John Swanson Happy, good natured big band swing with male jazz vocalist. Singer vows to be a "class act" and gives a very detailed, descriptive list of things that he thinks will help him achieve that goal. Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Big Band
690745 2:20 Medium 122   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
690743 1:09 Medium 121   
30sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
690742 0:33 Medium 122   
Variation (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
690744 2:20 Medium 122   


WE MAKE A PRETTY GOOD TEAM - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Hard swinging big band backs big-voiced male crooner. Horn section (trumpets, trombones, tenor sax, alto sax) trades licks with a stinging electric guitar throughout the song in call and response. Jazz number with a definite blues feel. Male Vocals, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Big Band
573458 3:20 Med Fast 132   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Big Band
573456 1:07 Med Fast 132   
Variation A (20 sec) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
573454 0:23 Med Fast 132   
Variation B (40 sec) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
573455 0:39 Med Fast 132   
Variation C (Instrumental) - Jazz, Swing Big Band
573457 3:19 Med Fast 132   


NOTHING HURTS LIKE THE TRUTH - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Compelling vocal jazz in slow swing. Powerful lyrics paint a stark picture about what can be one of the toughest things in life; facing the truth. Smokey male vocalist backed by bass, piano, brush drums lineup. Blues feel within jazz context. Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
595309 4:12 Slow 67   
60sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
595307 1:06 Slow 67   
15sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
595305 0:22 Slow 67   
Variation (Instrumental) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
595308 4:12 Slow 67   
30sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
595306 0:35 Slow 67   


MR. BIG - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson You can run but you can’t hide. Jazz trio (guitar, acoustic bass, drums) and male vocals really swing in this fun up-tempo number. Humorous and poignant lyrics about an overbearing boss. Fine guitar work in the style of Barney Kessel, Jimmy Bruno. Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
573331 2:49 Fast 167   
30sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573330 0:37 Fast 167   
Variation A (Instrumental) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573327 2:48 Fast 167   
Variation B (20 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573328 0:21 Fast 167   
Variation C (20 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573329 0:21 Fast 167   


THE GLASS IS HALF EMPTY - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Slow swing ballad with introspective lyrics referencing alcohol, moods, and outlook on life. You can’t quite put your finger on whether the mood of the singer is accepting, melancholy, a little of both, or just too drunk to care. Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
595360 5:27 Slow 60   
60sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
595358 1:07 Slow 60   
Variation A (Instrumental) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
595359 5:27 Slow 60   
Variation B (20 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
595356 0:27 Slow 60   
Variation C (45 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
595357 0:53 Slow 60   


THE LAUGHING BUDDHA KNOWS - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Modern vocal jazz tune with swing feel and classic piano, acoustic bass, drums backing. Smoldering full-voiced male vocalist croons lyrics that have cosmic, religious overtones about a laughing Buddha who gives peace, love, and transcendence. Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
573439 3:16 Medium 128   
60sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573437 0:57 Medium 128   
30sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573434 0:32 Medium 128   
Variation A (40 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573435 0:43 Medium 128   
Variation B (50 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573436 0:55 Medium 128   
Variation C - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573438 3:17 Medium 128   


REMEMBER BEING IN LOVE - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Torchy slow swing jazz ballad about a guy who sees a young couple in love and begins to reminisce about his own love affair that is losing its romance. He longs to have that feeling again. Jazz quartet provides fine smoldering backdrop for smoky male vocals. Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
573411 4:32 Med Slow 84   
60sec A - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573408 1:02 Med Slow 84   
60sec B - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573409 1:02 Med Slow 84   
Variation A (20 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573405 0:25 Med Slow 84   
Variation B (20 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573406 0:25 Med Slow 84   
Variation C (45 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573407 0:47 Med Slow 84   
Variation D (Instrumental) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
573410 4:29 Med Slow 84   


SYCAMORE DRIVE - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson New Orleans style blues with piano, guitar, bass, drums, male vocals. Fun, bouncing, medium up-tempo feel with guitar and piano solos. Descriptive lyrics with specific names, places, and feelings on a small town summer night. Male Vocals, Blues, Jump
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Jump
573038 3:12 Med Fast 133   
60sec - Blues, Jump
573036 1:04 Med Fast 133   
30sec - Blues, Jump
573034 0:34 Med Fast 133   
15sec - Blues, Jump
573033 0:20 Med Fast 133   
Variation A (45 sec) - Blues, Jump
573035 0:47 Med Fast 133   
Variation B (Instrumental) - Blues, Jump
573037 3:13 Med Fast 133   


EASTSIDE HOTEL - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2010
John Swanson Relaxed but bouncy jazz trio tune featuring excellent lead trumpet, fine guitar comping, and solid bass work. Free and easy swinging atmosphere. Instruments give each other space and freedom for a pleasant but cool, likeable vibe. Good for restaraunt, hotel, cafe, lifestyle presentations. Instrumental, Jazz, Swing Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
388553 3:14 Medium 127   
60sec - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
406617 0:47 Medium 127   
30sec A - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
406615 0:27 Medium 127   
30sec B - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
406616 0:35 Medium 127   


I JUST STOPPED BY TO SAY HELLO - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Charming slow swing ballad featuring piano, electric guitar, acoustic bass, and male crooner. This song has a warm, vintage feel with fine musicianship. Lyrics tell the story of a guy trying to get back together with his lost love under the guise of “I just stopped by to say hello" Male Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
572803 4:00 Slow 79   
60sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
572801 1:06 Slow 79   
30sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
572799 0:37 Slow 79   
Variation A (50 sec) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
572800 0:55 Slow 79   
Variation B (Instrumental) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
572802 4:01 Slow 79   


LOU'S WALTZ - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2010
John Swanson Jazz waltz with lounge feel. Cool jazz trumpet backed by fine acoustic bass, drum, and punchy horn section. Dynamic mood swings from dramatic to melodic to cool. Brilliant horn movements.Fine jazz guitar accompaniement. Unique beginning and ending. Perfect track to create a unique, signature mood. Instrumental, Jazz, Swing Ensembles