A.J. has been writing, performing and producing his own style of acoustic music for the last twenty years. His voice is rich and uniquely soulful and his contemporary songwriting clearly pays homage to the standout iconic folk-rock-pop artists of the past. "A Straight Line", released in 2011, is AJ's finest work to date. This new collection is a fresh yet familiar extension of AJ's songwriting, production and musicianship. These songs will grab your heart in ways that only your favorite artist can. A.J.’s musical journey started in Bethlehem, PA and has expanded to a national / international following through performances and cd sales to Germany, Belgium, Japan and Spain.
A.J has also shared the stage with numerous recording artists including Livingston Taylor, Kenny Rogers, Jonathan Edwards, John Gorka, Dave Mason, and Tom Rush. As a songwriter, A.J.’s compositions have gained the attention of his peers. In fact, Tom Rush’s latest release, “What I Know”, includes A.J.’s previously recorded, “You’re Not Here With Me”.
AJ Swearingen is a Voyage-Air guitar endorser. He now uses his VAOM-06 for all of his performances, all over the country. In the video player below, he performs "Realize" from his latest CD "A Straight Line." This music video was recorded at the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg, FL. A.J. plays his Voyage-Air in the videos below.
Swearingen & Kelli's self-titled debut album is the blending of AJ Swearingen and Jayne Kelli's unique artistry. Known for their rich and silky vocals, this folk-pop duo is a powerful songwriting union. They've been performing their signature sound in theaters and opera houses across the United States with a style that echoes the great songwriter's of the past. Folk icon Tom Rush recorded one of Swearingen's tunes, "You're Not Here With Me", on his latest album. This song is also included on Swearingen & Kelli's highly anticipated debut album. Swearingen & Kelli deliver an undeniable chemistry with their unfiltered, from the heart songwriting and performing.
A.J. Swearingen Interview: listen to this interview as he talks about how the Voyage-Air guitar has changed his world of music and traveling with a guitar.