JS Group | Natural Language

This fall brings a lot of exciting things on the way...

  • Jeff Swanson Group enjoyed a lot of great performances this summer. We have also wrapped tracking on our first CD and will be releasing our first EP in 2017, stay tuned for more album info and previews soon!

JS GROUP featured at this year's Bucktown Arts Fest on 8.27.16 - Photo by Mike Bieniek

Paul Bedal - Keyboard, Matt Ulery - Bass, Greg Artry - Drums, JS - Guitar

  • Dustin Laurenzi's Natural Language's debut cd hits the streets September 9th. By far one of my favorite projects I am a part of. Dustin writes beautiful music and put a great band together to play it so be sure to go support it here. All performances are listed on the schedule. If you don't know Dustin, be sure to check his page out here.

News and Events in 2016

Lots of fun things in store for 2016, be sure to keep checking back for new music and events... and eventually an overhaul of the site to accommodate all the new content. 

- New debut CD to be released from Living Bridge on February 11th with a spring tour 

more info here: Living Bridge

- New Recording and Videos of the JS Group; be sure to check out Isere in the meantime!

- Lot's of new music from Dustin Laurenzi's Natural Language, including recordings and shows!


All the best to you and yours in the new year, 

- JS 


Thank you for stopping by!

Many fun projects in the works at the moment. I will do my best to keep updates and current and upcoming events as I update the website here >


- I had the privilege to release a new CD last tuesday and perform at the Iowa City Jazz Festival over the weekend with Whirlpool featuring Ron Miles. I am very excited about this new release and hope you will check very cool project here > Dancing on the Inside

- Videos on the way! Jeff Swanson Group performed at the Green Mill in June, videos of the new group featuring Paul Bedal, Mike Harmon and Peter Manheim coming soon. 

- New Albums! I have finished recording two albums with two of my favorite tenor saxophonists in Chicago. Look for more news on these releases soon. 


- JS