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Kimmel Center Presents

Max Swan World Premiere

May 11, 2017
8:00 PM

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This event is part of the Kimmel Center Jazz Residency Program.



Project Concept: A crossover album that blends jazz sensibilities with a modern approach.

Max Swan’s genre-bending work draws inspiration from artists like James Blake, Sampha, Stevie Wonder, and Frank Ocean. Blending saxophone with bass, guitar, drums, and vocals, Swan channels writers of the last half-century, from Jim Croce to Billy Joel to Prince.

The world premiere is a showcase of the artist's completed project.

Artist Bio: A graduate of the University of the Arts, Swan plans to create a crossover album that blends jazz sensibilities with electronic, rock, and pop approaches to music production, featuring saxophone, vocals, and lush arrangements!

This is a designated BYO performance. Acceptable forms of BYO are 6-pack of beer and/or 750ml bottles of wine only; no liquor or open containers are permitted. Limit of one (1) 750ml bottle of wine OR one (1) six-pack of beer per two patrons. Corkscrews and rolling coolers are not permitted. Ice, cups and corking service available at venue at no cost. All BYO Night patrons are subject to lawful ID checks and bag checks at the manager’s discretion. Limited cabaret style seating available, first come first serve.

The Kimmel Center’s Jazz Residency program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Presser Foundation.


SEI Innovation Studio

Inside the Kimmel Center

2 levels below ground floor

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102


Meet 2017 Jazz Residency Artist Max Swan
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Max Swan



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