ABOUT THE BAND
First and foremost a "Party Band", The Swingin' Swamis compliment any occasion. Whether you are entertaining guests at an intimate cocktail party or looking for a high energy dance band, The Swingin' Swamis have the music and veteran showmanship to satisfy your needs. Their songbook is vast, with styles ranging from R&B, Soul, Rock-N-Roll to Contemporary Pop, Jazz, Latin and World Rhythms.There is no better band for your event.
Since 1997, The Swingin' Swamis have provided the music for hundreds of corporate and private functions, weddings, music and arts festivals, restaurants and night clubs. Noteworthy performances include: The Kennedy Center, The Ram's Head Live (opening for The B-52's), The Chocolate Affair, Baltimore City Hall and House of Ruth.
Snackie Hillman-Keyboards, Vocals, Band Manager
Chris Bavaria-Guitar, Vocals
Eddie Chabot-Bass, Vocals
Melissa Sharlat-Female Vocalist (Available Upon Request)
Tenor Sax (Available Upon Request)
The Swingin' Swamis (our debut CD recorded at Baltimore's ACR studios and released in April 2001)
Songs & Other Misdemeanors (12 original songs recorded at Baltimore's ACR studios and released in February 2003)
Sookie! Sookie! (16 Song disc recorded at Invisible Sound Studios featuring classic songs such as It's Your Thing, Peter Gunn, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Night Train as well as original material. Released in March 2005)
Dancing Shoes (10 Song disc recorded at Invisible Sound Studios featuring classic songs such as At Last and Mustang Sally as well as original material. Released in April of 2007)
Shake (6 Song digital release highlighting the 5 guys and their singing chops. Released in November of 2009)