Brad Lee Swanson is a singer songwriter, producer-engineer, drummer and entertainer with extensive experience performing live and in the studio. He grew up in a musical family in the Santa Monica mountain enclave of Topanga Canyon. Topanga was and still is a magnet for musicians and artisans of every imaginable type.
Artists he's recorded, performed and toured with include: Rita Coolidge, Delaney Bramlett, Maxine Nightingale, Chad Watson, Pam Loe, John York, Don McEuen, Dean Parks, Don Randi and Hal Blaine of the Wrecking Crew,
Toni Sheridan, Deb Ryder, Eloise and Ronnie Laws, Freda Payne, Nancy Priddy, Heather Stewart, Matt Westerman, the Indie rock band Abbot Kinney, Julie (Srimati) Piatt, Mark Sholtez, Jordie Lane and Clare Reynolds, Jeff Gold, Paul Zollo, Judy Nazametz, Randi Soyland, and to the many more I don't have enough space to list, Thank You!
As a singer and songwriter his songs have been featured in the hit TV shows: Mad Men, Smallville, Ghost Whisperer, Dawson's Creek, CSI and MTV's Teen Mom. Movie placements include: My Blueberry Nights, Walk Hard, Flicka, Baby For Sale, Limerance, The Last Treasure Hunt and Lost In Plainview.
As the studio owner of SwanSound Music, he's produced, engineered, mixed and mastered (including some of the above) hundreds of CD projects, singles, scores, and compositions also adding drums, guitar, keyboards, and bass. Brad has also specialized in voice over recordings including recording and editing audio books
Brad is available as a solo performer (vocals and guitar) doing original music and covers with an extensive set list of classic favorites for every occasion!
Brad is also a professional drummer with over 30 years of experience able to play any style or genre of music.
*Please see "Book Brad Live" for set list and song selection.
*All songs on this website feature the drumming of Brad Lee Swanson.