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Wes Swing


Wes Swing performs an intimate evening of cello music and singing. The entire sonic spectrum of the cello manifests through rapid staccato, full-bodied resonance, and swaying legato to tremendous effect.

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Wes Swing is a singer, cellist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from Virginia. Swing’s style of composition draws on classical, folk and alternative rock influences to create a rich and lilting soundscape of beautifully swelling cello-folk. Swing's cello-looping is accompanied by Jeff Gregerson's minimal electronics and guitar, together creating warm and deeply enveloping string sections to which Swing demonstrates his vocal prowess with delicate intonation, delivering lyrics imbued with poetry.

Wes Swing