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Artist: John Swanson

Found 90 tracks

Vocal jazz track with a cool big band jazz sound, swing beat, and with a Christmas theme. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Uptempo big band swings hard behind Sinatra-esque vocalist. Clever lyrics built around the “green grass on the other side” clich. Lots of metaphors. A fun, bouncy tune. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 84 BPM]

Soulful rendition of the patriotic classic. Groovy Hammond B3 organ and tight blues rhythm sections. Influenced by Ray Charles version. Bluesy, strong, and proud. Made in the U.S.A.! [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 64 BPM]

Swinging electric blues with dynamite horn arrangement. Clever lyrics paint a humorous but poignant picture of adult life. Killer hooks that keep listeners interested. Smooth and strong vocal delivery. Tasty guitar solo. Second break features giutar and horns. Instrumental version also available. Male Vocals, Blues Music, Chicago Blues [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 89 BPM]

Big band backs male crooner in a swinging rendition of the Christmas favorite. Big, bold, brassy, with a hint of quirky and kitsch. Also available as an Instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

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. Also available as an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 128 BPM]

Male jazz vocalist croons the traditional German lyrics to the famous Christmas carol. Piano, brush drums, and stand up bass round out the quartet. [Tempo: Slow]

Big band version of the Christmas favorite. Big, bold, brassy, with a hint of quirky and kitsch. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

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. Driving tenor sax and piano solos. Clever snappy outro. Catchy, fun, feel-good blues with a memorable hook. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 125 BPM]

Easy-going swing jazz band version of the Christmas classic. [Tempo: Medium / 128 BPM]

Kitschy fun samba muzak. Bouncy flute and groovy Hammond B3 organ lead the way. Take the love elevator all the way to the top floor. Grab an umbrella drink and join the party. [Tempo: Medium / 160 BPM]

A lightly jazzy version of the Christmas classic, featuring an all-live setup of acoustic bass, jazzy drums, acoustic piano. Swing feel. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 177 BPM]

1960's or 1970's game show style with elevator muzak appeal. Upbeat and energetic. Also works for comedy and any scene looking for a lighthearted, humorous touch. Spin the wheel, take a chance - you'll win big with this one. [Tempo: Medium / 176 BPM]

Medium slow swinging vocal jazz with a retro lounge feeling. Cocktails, cigarettes, and the blues. Male vocalists croons and changes his mind; are our love problems your fault or mine? Also available as an instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow / 82 BPM]

Jazz combo and male crooner perform a warm swinging version of the popular Christmas Carol. Good for restaurant scenes, Christmas tree, holiday gatherings, dinner, cocktail hour. Also available as an instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 112 BPM]

Muscular New Jack City swinging big band backs Sinatra-style male vocalist, about the guy-behind-the-guy who knows the streets all too well, but he also has a friendly "let me buy this round" demeanor. Punchy, dynamic horn arrangements and slick guitar solo. Clever lyrics deliver throughout. Male Vocals, Jazz Music, Swing / Big Band. Also available in various instrumental versions. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 77 BPM]

Humurous swinging vocal jazz. Pokes fun at low budget hotel rooms and life on the road. Big band horns and rhythm section. Punchy horn arrangements. Male Vocals, Jazz Music, Swing / Big Band. [Tempo: Medium / 134 BPM]

Mustachioed 60’s porn star lays down a hearty, swingy love vibe to beautiful young chartreuse. Sexy saxophone duet chimes in to help set the mood. This song has just enough cheese and campiness without being too full of itself. Retro feel / Pulp. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 115 BPM]

Beautiful lead trumpet melody backed by fine jazz rhythm section. Expressive, soulful playing by the trumpet emphasizes the warm, dramatic melody. Equally expressive jazz guitar comping and solo. Lightly swinging drums and acoustic bass. Drama, romance, peaceful, lush, sincere feelings are created, Instrumental, Jazz Music, Swing Ensembles. [Tempo: Slow / 91 BPM]

Cool uptempo big band arrangement with male crooner. Hip driving feel of the Christmas favorite. [Tempo: Medium / 136 BPM]

A swingin', fun and festive version of the Christmas classic with a full big band jazz sound. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 135 BPM]

Swinging big band backs male crooner in a blues/jazz arrangement of the Christmas favorite. Fun, playful vibe. Medium swing. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

Bluesy dark piano jazz in minor key with acoustic bass and brush drums. Feelings of solitude, isolation, and despair, but within a jazz context. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 86 BPM]

A nice and jazzy version of Hark the Herald Angels Sing, available both as a Vocal jazz version and an Instrumental jazz version. Traditional jazz trio, all live recording. The Instrumental version is great as background music for lounges, bars, lobbies etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A nice and light, jazzy version of the Christmas classic. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 140 BPM]

Big band swing with male vocals. Humurous look at post break-up trying to get along. Lyrics are pituresque and paint a picture of a guy trying to make peace with his ex. Tasty horn arrangements highlight this number, Male Vocals, Jazz Music, Swing / Big Band. Also available in various instrumental versions. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 68 BPM]

Slinky, sexy blues with a hot bayou rhythm. Mischievous saxophones and thick, bluesy male vocal highlight this song about an incorrigible "cougar" lover and her trampy ways. Slick tremolo guitar and dynamic sax solo. The sax duet riffs drive the sultry mood and answer the vocal chorus in emphatic style, Male Vocals, Blues Music, Delta Blues. Also available in various instrumental versions. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 128 BPM]

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. [Tempo: Fast / 170 BPM]

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. Elegant retro feel; something you would hear as a TV or film soundtrack in the 50’s or 60’s but with a modern production shine. Brass section, woodwind section, string section. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 127 BPM]

Cool, jazzy, stripped down version of the famous Christmas Carol with a slight blues feel. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 102 BPM]

Fun funk rock number with Tower of Power, James Brown style horn section (trumpet, trombone, alto sax, tenor sax) and stellar Hammond B3 organ work. Clever lyric creates a metaphor from bacon. Driving rhythm section (funky electric guitar, drums, and slapping bass). Blistering lead guitar solo with wah-wah peddle. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

A traditional version of the Christmas Carol with full orchestra and male vocalist. [Tempo: Slow / 92 BPM]

Medium swinging, funky fun jazz vocal song. Lyrics about sexy temptress who can’t be ignored, and can’t be trusted. Guitar and piano solos. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 140 BPM]

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. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 148 BPM]

Bossa nova makes the world fall in love. Dreamy, elegant jazz orchestra with that classic Bossa Nova sound. Cocktails and dinner in the lounge; romance by candlelight. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 138 BPM]

Free swinging jazz combo with bluesy male vocals. Strong, confident vibe. Piano and Guitar work complement each other and trade solo chops. Lyrical content about a guy feeling good about getting over his lost girlfriend who wants him back again. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 135 BPM]

Medium swing vocal jazz with a classic 50’s and 60’s sound. Story of a young jazz musician trying to impress an older veteran saxophone player. The old guy joins him to jam a few verses; is his laughing a sign of approval or is he mocking him? This song is full of ultra-cool vibe and atmosphere. Tenor sax and piano solos. [Tempo: Slow / 98 BPM]

Smokey, soulful love song crooned by male blues singer. Guitar, piano, bass, drum backing. Lyrics about how fulfilled and excited he is with his new found love. Guitar and piano solos. Classic swinging jazz/blues feel. [Tempo: Slow / 83 BPM]

Groovy jazz with a funky blues feel. Male vocals buying everyone in the house a drink. An instrumental version is also available. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 175 BPM]

Medium-slow 12 bar vocal blues with jazz harmonic overtones featuring piano, electric guitar, acoustic bass, and drums. Humorous lyrics get right to the point; “You can boss me around; but don’t tell me how to drive”. Bluesy swing feel. Guitar and piano takes turns answering vocals and taking solos. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 75 BPM]

Hip retro jazz orchestra lays down some funky elevator muzak masquerading as Bossa Nova. Flute, trombone, and trumpet take turns on lead. Guitar solo. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 132 BPM]

The sleigh ride to Grandmother's house gets cool and jazzy in this swinging arrangement of the famous Public Domain Thanksgiving song. Piano, brush drums, and bass. Piano plays one verse of the original melody followed by one verse of improvisation. [Tempo: Medium / 155 BPM]

Quirky, cool jazz number with a retro television game show feel. Upbeat and pleasant, classic big band jazz groove for advertising, restaurant, pubs, parties etc. [Tempo: Medium / 146 BPM]

A fun, jazzy, swingin' version of the Christmas classic. Live jazz band / big band with brass section, piano, upright bass, piano. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 137 BPM]

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 Music, Swing Ensembles [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 65 BPM]

Pops orchestra style song with a warm loving vibe. Like a nice drive to a friendly place, through the rolling hills and past the seaside. Sounds like a 70's TV theme with a melody that stays with you. And then gets played in an elevator muzak channel. And your dentist's office. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 134 BPM]

Swinging vocal ensemble number. Tight rhythm section accompanies big voiced Sinatra-type crooner. Fine guitar solo. Clever lyrics re-visit the classic song - but this is not your father's Route 66, it's a new look at one of the most storied highways in music history; 21st century viewpoint. Male Vocals, Jazz Music, Swing Ensembles. Also available in various instrumental versions. [Tempo: Medium / 83 BPM]

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 (piano, guitar, acoustic bass, brush drums) provides fine smoldering backdrop for smoky male vocals. Guitar and piano solos. [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

Cool swinging jazz waltz with full horn section. Track features unique, beautiful melody that creates a distinctive sound. Love-themed lyrics with some French. Fluid saxophone solo and dynamic changes. Smooth guitar comping with classic jazz feel, Male Vocals, Jazz Music, Swing Ensembles. Also available in various Instrumental versions. [Tempo: Medium / 73 BPM]

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. [Tempo: Slow / 102 BPM]

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