8pm Saturday, August 1, 2020
solo improvised performance to artwork by my brother, Grady Swafford
"Me, Myself and Eye" series
broadcast on Facebook live, on the Connection Works Inc. Facebook page


solo improvised performance, "Me, Myself and Eye" series,
Gallery 440, Brooklyn, NY. December 15, 2020

Blues Influence. Music by Ravel, W. C. Handy, Blind Willie Johnson, Tom Swafford
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, February 2, 2018

Bad Actor, one-act musical (workshop performance)
music/lyrics by Tom Swafford, book by Tom Swafford and Kristofer Kauff.
The Tank, NYC. October, 2017.

In-house musician (violin and piano)
Old Faithful Inn, Yellowstone National Park, Summers 2012-2019

String Power debut album release. ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn.
September 10, 2015

String Power residencies at Tea Lounge (Fall 2014) and Branded Saloon (Winter 2015)

European tour with Aram Bajakian's Kef (April, 2012)

Butch Morris residency. Lucky Chang's,
September to December, 2011

Concerts of my compositions at The Stone (May, 2011) and Roulette (March, 2010)

East Coast tour with Meisce (2009)

West Coast tour with Matt Crane, drums (The Golden Crackers, May, 2006)


10/16/2008 09:00 PM - String Power @ Tea Lounge
837 Union St. Brooklyn, New York 11215 US

10/03/2008 08:00 PM - Tufts University
Festival in honor of composer T.J. Anderson.
Performed compositions by Anderson and an original violin solo.

09/20/2008 08:00 PM - NY Fretless Guitar Festival, Crash Mansion
With the great Seattle based fretless guitarist and composer Tom Baker

08/30/2008 09:00 PM - Joe's Pub w/ Emanuel and the Fear

08/13/2008 08:00 PM - STRING POWER!/Emanuel and the Fear @ Rehab
25 Avenue B New York, New York 10009 US Cost:$8

07/12/2008 08:00 PM - w/ Eric Glick Reiman @ Listen/Space
195 Skillman Ave. Brooklyn, New York 11211 US
with Shayna Dulberger (ac.bass). Music composed with the assistance of snails.

07/05/2008 08:00 PM - Emanuel and the Fear @ The Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery St. New York, New York 10012 US Cost:$10

06/21/2008 09:00 PM - Emanuel and the Fear @ The Delancey
168 Delancey St. New York, New York 10002 US Cost:$7

04/25/2008 08:00 PM - Tufts University
Distler Performance Hall, Talbot Ave, Medford, Massachusetts 02155 US Cost:N/A
Premiere of my piece "Bad Old Songs" for two guitars and two basses, with improvised violin obligato

04/18/2008 09:00 PM - Tea Lounge- String Power
837 Union St btwn 6th and 7th New York, New York US Cost:N/A

03/13/2008 08:00 PM - Issue Project Room w/ Jessica Pavone (composer)
232 3rd St. 3rd Fl. Brooklyn, New York US Cost:$10

03/02/2008 05:00 PM - St. Peter's Church: Allen Ferber Nonet + Strings
Lexington Ave at 51st St. New York, New York US Cost:N/A

02/03/2008 12:30 PM - Blue Note w/ Combo Nuvo feat. Lenny Pickett
131 W. 3rd St. New York, New York 10012 US Cost:N/A

01/07/2008 08:00 PM - Dixon Place: Monster Boyfriend
258 Bowery btw. Houston & Prince New York, New York US Cost:$12
Description:Premiere of a scene from musical with book and lyrics by Sonya Sobieski and music by Tom Swafford

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