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WHO'S SWANKY?

I live to groove and I groove to live. I put things into perspective. I'm a passionate person who brings it to life and to my own craft. I'm a creative singer, songwriter, lyricist, trumpeter, DJ, producer, composer, arranger, music aficionado, lover, fun-lovin' (fun to love and fun to be loved by) and last but not least, all around cool guy. I'm a musician for hire and am becomin' a name that is dropped both locally and internationally. Call me Swanky. I'm out here to musically influence the world and to spread love through music.

Open your mind and I'll open your soul...

This joint is pretty low key...my thoughts spill on the canvas. You can use your paintbrush to make use of the colours.

I am the leader of a hip hop/jazz/funk band called The Vibrasonic Sessions

I am 1/2 of The International Incident a.k.a. IĀ² (with Chile's own Max Damage)

I am Octavio Santos (yes, my birth name) when it comes to trumpet work and vocals

I am Swanky when it comes to mic work and rippin' it lyrically

You will find me in many projects...lend me your eardrums.

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20 October 14

The outro horn work on a track off of @tassnata’s forthcoming album produced by @callmekemi. Blaow!!! Blaow!!! That’s a wrap!! (at The Groove Cafeteria)

Posted: 1:50 AM

A preview of the horn work I arranged for @tassnata. I got a little cinematic epic on the hook, LOL. (at The Groove Cafeteria)

18 October 14
Big shouts to @drfabiantai & Associates for hooking me up with some dope Dilems when they caught whiff of the upcoming gig I have in NY. They said I have to look fresh. Special thanks to Lucy for styling me nicely!!

Big shouts to @drfabiantai & Associates for hooking me up with some dope Dilems when they caught whiff of the upcoming gig I have in NY. They said I have to look fresh. Special thanks to Lucy for styling me nicely!!

Posted: 4:08 PM
This is what it looks like when a clown throws up. Sock game on lock.

This is what it looks like when a clown throws up. Sock game on lock.

16 October 14
Rehearsal with @plutothe9thwonder and the band. These are my tools for New York. (at G-Spot Studios)

Rehearsal with @plutothe9thwonder and the band. These are my tools for New York. (at G-Spot Studios)

Posted: 11:57 AM
#tbt It was a great summer back in 2000 something. I won’t tell you when this was cuz I’d be dating us, hahaha!!! Sushi, museum, hanging out and was hoping someday she and I would see eye to eye. Look at what’s good neeeeeow!

#tbt It was a great summer back in 2000 something. I won’t tell you when this was cuz I’d be dating us, hahaha!!! Sushi, museum, hanging out and was hoping someday she and I would see eye to eye. Look at what’s good neeeeeow!

Tags: tbt
Posted: 11:52 AM
#tbt Summer end of sophomore year ROM excursion…because we’re science nerds and science is fun. (at Royal Ontario Museum)

#tbt Summer end of sophomore year ROM excursion…because we’re science nerds and science is fun. (at Royal Ontario Museum)

Tags: tbt
Posted: 10:09 AM
#tbt The summer after the end of our sophomore year in university. Yup, this was wayback playback when @ishykabibbles introduced me to sushi for the first time. I remember the good times before she became my love… šŸ˜Š

#tbt The summer after the end of our sophomore year in university. Yup, this was wayback playback when @ishykabibbles introduced me to sushi for the first time. I remember the good times before she became my love… šŸ˜Š

Tags: tbt
15 October 14
Man, I look hideous. It’s cool though. I’m kickin’ it with @allenstone. That’s what’s up! We’re silly, music loving beings. (at The Phoenix Concert Theatre)

Man, I look hideous. It’s cool though. I’m kickin’ it with @allenstone. That’s what’s up! We’re silly, music loving beings. (at The Phoenix Concert Theatre)

Posted: 2:15 AM
@allenstone & I before he lit up Toronto last night. It was such a pleasure to meet you brother. It’s great to know that you keep it 100% real. You’re a cool and powerful soul.  (at The Phoenix Concert Theatre)

@allenstone & I before he lit up Toronto last night. It was such a pleasure to meet you brother. It’s great to know that you keep it 100% real. You’re a cool and powerful soul. (at The Phoenix Concert Theatre)

Posted: 2:09 AM
@allenstone gives his debut album a scribble for me. Thanks man!

@allenstone gives his debut album a scribble for me. Thanks man!

Posted: 2:05 AM
I got a preview copy of @allenstone’s forthcoming “Radius” album. 4 joints of goodness inside. It says produced by Magnus Tingsek…yo, he’s dope if y’all didn’t know.

I got a preview copy of @allenstone’s forthcoming “Radius” album. 4 joints of goodness inside. It says produced by Magnus Tingsek…yo, he’s dope if y’all didn’t know.

Posted: 1:57 AM
@allenstone has the crowd gettin’ down and gettin’ low… (at The Phoenix Concert Theatre)

@allenstone has the crowd gettin’ down and gettin’ low… (at The Phoenix Concert Theatre)

Posted: 1:55 AM
@allenstone wields his axe and gets the crowd on its feet. (at The Phoenix Concert Theatre)

@allenstone wields his axe and gets the crowd on its feet. (at The Phoenix Concert Theatre)

Posted: 1:53 AM

Church @allenstone!! Church!!! (at The Phoenix Concert Theatre)

Themed by Hunson. Originally by Josh