For the stage, Swann is the composer of the hit Off-Broadway musical, Play It Cool, Outer Critics Circle nominee for best new musical . • The People vs. Friar Laurence, the Man Who Killed Romeo and Juliet, nominated for three Jeffrey Joseph Awards including Best New Musical • DeLEARious, Garland Award winner for Best New Score • In A Booth at Chasen's Trombone Shakespeare's Greatest Hits It Had To Be You. His latest work for the theatre, Neil Simon's Musical Fools, is a musical farce co-authored by Phil Swann, Ron West and Neil Simon. 

In a Booth
4.165544
inaboothC
Chasens Instagram 1
3.165542
3.165540
738328558_1280x720
4.165541
download-1
IMG_5942
DSC_0613
Chasens Instagram 2
DSC_0595
IMG_6113
DSC_0452
4.165548
3.165545
photo-7
photo-18
IMG_0293

Swann is the author of Cold War CopaMekong Delta Blues, and Tinsel Town Tango, the first three books in the Trip Callaway Gig mystery series. Other books by Swann include The Song of Eleusis and The Mozart Conspiracy. The Mozart Conspiracy is published in Italian under the title, Il Codice Amadeus. Swann is currently working on his sixth novel, the forth book in the Trip Callaway gig series entitled, Ships and Salsa. 

As a songwriter, Phil Swann's songs have been used in countless TV shows, movies, and have been recorded by numerous recording artists including: Clay Aiken, Lee Ann Womack, Josh Strickland, Blake Shelton, Neal McCoy, Rodney Atkins, Eamonn McCrystal and Lee Greenwood.

A former staff songwriter and producer for DreamWorks, Swann's production credits include: Helen Slater, Kelly Macleod, The Good Mad, The Sweet Potatoes, Danielle Kuri, Roberta Duchak, and Dan Nahmod. Solo projects by Swann include the critically acclaimed jazz recording, "Stale Scotch and Cheap Cigars," and the EP, "Age of Opportunity."

Lee-Ann-Womack-Country-Music

Lee-Ann-Womack-Country-Music

download

download

images-1

images-1

download-2

download-2

images

images

download-4

download-4

download-1

download-1

Phil Swann is a favorite teacher and speaker at organizations throughout the United States and Canada. His creative workshops have been embraced by The Songwriters Guild of America, the Nashville Songwriters Association, BMI, ASCAP, and UCLA. Swann is an adjunct professor at the Los Angeles College of Music.

Follow Phil

  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon
download-2