"Jayne Kelli finds her way to the heavenly highs of Art Garfunkel with a soaring and effortless soprano delivery, while AJ Swearingen displays his dexterity with Simon's well-ensconced guitar riffs." -The Capital Gazzette
Swearingen & Kelli recreate the music, memories and magic of the most famous folk-rock duo of our time, Simon and Garfunkel. AJ Swearingen has been performing this music for twenty years with mastery of Paul Simon's intricate guitar playing. His deep baritone blends perfectly against Kelli's angelic vocals, which invoke a true sound in the spirit of Art Garfunkel. The duo has been performing music together since 2010. Together and separately they have shared the stage with Kenny Rogers, Crystal Gayle, Livingston Taylor, John McCutcheon and many more.
Two voices in perfect harmony balanced against one acoustic guitar delivers a true tribute to the sound of the 1960's Greenwich Village, NY coffeehouse performances.
* Career highlights include Swearingen & Kelli performing "The Boxer" and other '70s hits with The Dayton Philharmonic, The Edmonton Symphony and THIS summer with the Cleveland Orchestra!
Songs from the show include:
59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER
HAZY SHADE OF WINTER
SOUNDS OF SILENCE
I AM A ROCK
THE DANGLING CONVERSATION
ONLY LIVING BOY IN NEW YORK
AT THE ZOO
ON THE UNDERGROUD WALL
WE GOT A GROOVY THING
"Swearingen is a fine acoustic guitarist. He articulated beautifully the haunting, singsong accompaniment to “Scarborough Fair.” - The Buffalo News, 2015 (Swearingen's performance with the BPO)
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