Some People Swear By It
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.
|Track ID number:||10104|
|Genres:||Jazz: General & faster jazz -- Jazz: Old-time jazz, Retro jazz|
|Moods/Emotions:||Busy / Active / Bustling -- Cool / Funky / Strutting -- Classy / Elegant / Exclusive|
|Suggested Production Types:||Comedy / Sitcom / Dramedy -- Family / Light Entertainment -- Historical / Retro: 1980's -- Historical / Retro: 1970's -- Lounge / Cafe / Lobby / Bar -- Style / Fashion / Make-up|
|Prominent Instruments:||Bass (Upright/Acoustic) -- Brass section / Horns -- Drums (Drum Kit) -- Guitar (Electric) -- Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone -- Trumpet|
|Tempo feel:||Medium -- Fast|
|Tempo Beats Per Minute:||148|
|Composer:||Buddy Moncrief (BMI)|
|Publisher:||Acoustic SwaneeLand (BMI)|
|PRO / Non-PRO Track?||PRO (What's this?)|
|WAV file bit depth:||CD-quality / 16-bit (What's this?)|
|CD-collection containing this track:||(None)|
Somewhere out on New Route 66, about 50 miles west of Sinatra and 75 miles east of Tom Waits, Swanson struts his swingin' and singin'. He loves Dave Frishberg songs and Johnny Walker in a tumbler. He'd like to hear Kurt Elling cover Stone Temple Pilots. Lonnie Johnson is God.
On his latest full-length release "We Can't Party Like We Used To" (2009 Acoustic SwaneeLand), Swanson pounds out 12 original vocal jazz cuts with a cool retro vibe. His bluesy vocals and tasty guitar licks remind of crooners past and present - Sinatra, Cole, John Pizzarelli come to mind - but his clever songwriting has a leaner, edgier feel to it that puts him squarely in the current century.