Sep 4, 2019, 14:59

We have over 60,000 tracks covering every genre of music on ( This week’s featured track is “We Sure Do Try” by John Swanson. This is a big band blues instrumental track with cool lead saxophone that is perfect for advertising, broadcast programming and background music.

We Sure Do Try” (#00012827)

Track Description

We Sure Do Try” – Big band blues instrumental with cool lead saxophone. Jazzy retro sound with punchy horn arrangement, smoking guitar and trumpet solo. Swinging rhythm section provides the foundation for a tasty, soul track.

Track Metadata

  • Moods— Energetic, fun
  • Instruments—Electric guitar, horn section, saxophone, trumpet, upright bass
  • Genres— Blues, jazz
  • Applications—Advertising, broadcast programming, film, Internet

Length– 3:44

Influenced by — Clarence Clemons, Zoot Sims, Lester Young

About John Swanson –

JohnSwansonJohn Swanson is a musician from Aurora, Colorado. Swanson pounds out original vocal jazz cuts with a cool retro vibe. His bluesy vocals and tasty guitar licks remind of crooners past and present – Sinatra, Cole, John Pizzarelli come to mind – but his clever songwriting has a leaner, edgier feel to it that puts him squarely in the current century. His portfolio features royalty-free music suitable for advertising, broadcast programming and background music. Click here to listen to more of John Swanson’s tracks.

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