Us!

REBEKAH MAXWELL                  Rebekah, in addition to being an artist and songwriter, is the founder of Sway Music Group, LLC.  As an artist, Rebekah draws from the various styles of neo-soul, disco, pop, indie, rock, and R&B, to create a unique style all her own.  As a writer, Rebekah was chosen to be a distinguished participant of the ASCAP Harold Adamson Advanced Writer's Workshop in LA, and has written with Top 40 and Grammy Award winning writers. When not traveling back and forth to LA or Nashville for business, you'll find Rebekah either in the office or studio, creating and managing music for the Sway Catalog. FUN FACT: Rebekah was once the president of her kid's PTA.  Yup.

REBEKAH MAXWELL Rebekah, in addition to being an artist and songwriter, is the founder of Sway Music Group, LLC.  As an artist, Rebekah draws from the various styles of neo-soul, disco, pop, indie, rock, and R&B, to create a unique style all her own.  As a writer, Rebekah was chosen to be a distinguished participant of the ASCAP Harold Adamson Advanced Writer's Workshop in LA, and has written with Top 40 and Grammy Award winning writers. When not traveling back and forth to LA or Nashville for business, you'll find Rebekah either in the office or studio, creating and managing music for the Sway Catalog. FUN FACT: Rebekah was once the president of her kid's PTA. Yup.

MIKALYN HAY, at only 17 years of age, is a musical force to be reckoned with.  Her professionalism in the areas of songwriting and performance, far exceeds her years and it hasn't gone unnoticed.  She's worked with Canadian music veterans and has garnered attention from Nashville's elite. Her keen sense for writing "what's next," has earned her numerous awards such as a first place in the Indie International Songwriting Contest (15-17 age group.) With over 145,000 plays on Soundcloud for her cover of Melanie Martinez's Dollhouse, and over 1000 followers on her Youtube channel, Milkalyn has recently expanded her focus towards sync placements, as her music provides the perfect foundation for tv/film and commercial situations.

MIKALYN HAY, at only 17 years of age, is a musical force to be reckoned with. Her professionalism in the areas of songwriting and performance, far exceeds her years and it hasn't gone unnoticed. She's worked with Canadian music veterans and has garnered attention from Nashville's elite. Her keen sense for writing "what's next," has earned her numerous awards such as a first place in the Indie International Songwriting Contest (15-17 age group.) With over 145,000 plays on Soundcloud for her cover of Melanie Martinez's Dollhouse, and over 1000 followers on her Youtube channel, Milkalyn has recently expanded her focus towards sync placements, as her music provides the perfect foundation for tv/film and commercial situations.

BRITTANY CLARKE is a Toronto transplant who performs and co-writes regularly.  Brittany has built her own diverse catalogue of songs spanning the genres of Neo-Soul, R&B, & Pop.The most recent release of her debut EP “Slowly” has brought shining acclaim in the independent music scenes of Toronto and New York, with spotlights on The Bobby Simmons Show, Party 101.9 xm radio, 950 Lounge with Kevin Pryor, Digital High Blog, and Lucky Buzzard Radio. The number two track on the aforementioned EP: “Dance With Me” was selected for the “Best New Indie Artists Album" by music blog New Indie Daily, and picked as “Artist of The Month” by the boutique networking platform; Music Hideout. Brittany was selected to participate in the Harry Chapin Songwriting Workshop hosted by ASCAP this year, revising her music with the country's best up and coming songwriters.  When Brittany isn’t making music, she can be found at home baking or on roughing it in the wild on camping trips with friends.

BRITTANY CLARKE is a Toronto transplant who performs and co-writes regularly. Brittany has built her own diverse catalogue of songs spanning the genres of Neo-Soul, R&B, & Pop.The most recent release of her debut EP “Slowly” has brought shining acclaim in the independent music scenes of Toronto and New York, with spotlights on The Bobby Simmons Show, Party 101.9 xm radio, 950 Lounge with Kevin Pryor, Digital High Blog, and Lucky Buzzard Radio. The number two track on the aforementioned EP: “Dance With Me” was selected for the “Best New Indie Artists Album" by music blog New Indie Daily, and picked as “Artist of The Month” by the boutique networking platform; Music Hideout. Brittany was selected to participate in the Harry Chapin Songwriting Workshop hosted by ASCAP this year, revising her music with the country's best up and coming songwriters.  When Brittany isn’t making music, she can be found at home baking or on roughing it in the wild on camping trips with friends.

ANGELA SHEIK

Angela is an award winning electro-pop singer songwriter, producer, and performer who loves producing for sync briefs. She is known to write, record, produce, and mix a new musical work in a single day. 

     As a performer, angela has been featured on NPR, PRI, BMI Indie Spotlight, and Voice of the Nation.  As a live act, she wows audiences with her fearless creative experimentation, live looping skills, mischievous smile, and self-generated swirl of rhythmic harmonies. Angela has toured the U.S. and Europe, and opened for acts such as The Neon Trees, Julia Holter, Joseph Arthur, Midge Ure (Ultravox), and renowned bassist and pop singer Meshell Ndegeocello. 

     Her recording projects have received praise on various music blogs (Pancakes&Whiskey, Vents, Indie Music Digest). She has won a national award from BOSS/Roland for her work, and has competed internationally and given product demonstrations across the US using BOSS digital loop stations. Locally, Angela has won the Philadelphia Songwriter Project Competition and has twice been voted Artist of the Year (93.7 WSTW Hometown Heroes).


FUN FACT: Angela did in fact win a horse in an essay writing contest once…but just once. It never happened again.

ANGELA SHEIK

Angela is an award winning electro-pop singer songwriter, producer, and performer who loves producing for sync briefs. She is known to write, record, produce, and mix a new musical work in a single day.

As a performer, angela has been featured on NPR, PRI, BMI Indie Spotlight, and Voice of the Nation. As a live act, she wows audiences with her fearless creative experimentation, live looping skills, mischievous smile, and self-generated swirl of rhythmic harmonies. Angela has toured the U.S. and Europe, and opened for acts such as The Neon Trees, Julia Holter, Joseph Arthur, Midge Ure (Ultravox), and renowned bassist and pop singer Meshell Ndegeocello. Her recording projects have received praise on various music blogs (Pancakes&Whiskey, Vents, Indie Music Digest). She has won a national award from BOSS/Roland for her work, and has competed internationally and given product demonstrations across the US using BOSS digital loop stations. Locally, Angela has won the Philadelphia Songwriter Project Competition and has twice been voted Artist of the Year (93.7 WSTW Hometown Heroes).


FUN FACT: Angela did in fact win a horse in an essay writing contest once…but just once. It never happened again.

ALLISON TARTALIA

Allison's Invention is a music project by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Allison Tartalia. A “singer with a sultry voice” (New York Times), Tartalia writes musically adventurous, eclectic songs, with “honest, raw lyrics” (The Deli Magazine). “She’s translated her classical piano training into a cohesive style that incorporates chamber pop, folk, pop and jazz, and transcends the typical constraints of the singer/songwriter classification” (Cincinnati City Beat). 
"Ran" which was featured on Lifetime's Dance Moms. In addition to her solo work, Allison Tartalia composes music for theater and film. Most recently, she scored the 2015 feature-length romantic comedy, Get Happy, which was an official selection at the Montreal Film Festival, won Best Romantic Comedy at the Manhattan Film Festival, and is now available through FlixPremiere. In 2010, Tartaglia received a Telly Award and an Emmy nomination in recognition of the music she composed for the the documentary 5,000 Miles From Home,which aired regionally on PBS. Allison has also composed and arranged two original full-length musicals, both produced by New York City’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Theater for the New City. In addition to her music's debut on Lifetime’s “Dance Moms”, you can hear her on NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly.” 

FUN FACT: Allison is inordinately fond of cardamom, Star Trek Next Generation and bad puns.

ALLISON TARTALIA

Allison's Invention is a music project by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Allison Tartalia. A “singer with a sultry voice” (New York Times), Tartalia writes musically adventurous, eclectic songs, with “honest, raw lyrics” (The Deli Magazine). “She’s translated her classical piano training into a cohesive style that incorporates chamber pop, folk, pop and jazz, and transcends the typical constraints of the singer/songwriter classification” (Cincinnati City Beat). "Ran" which was featured on Lifetime's Dance Moms. In addition to her solo work, Allison Tartalia composes music for theater and film. Most recently, she scored the 2015 feature-length romantic comedy, Get Happy, which was an official selection at the Montreal Film Festival, won Best Romantic Comedy at the Manhattan Film Festival, and is now available through FlixPremiere. In 2010, Tartaglia received a Telly Award and an Emmy nomination in recognition of the music she composed for the the documentary 5,000 Miles From Home,which aired regionally on PBS. Allison has also composed and arranged two original full-length musicals, both produced by New York City’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Theater for the New City. In addition to her music's debut on Lifetime’s “Dance Moms”, you can hear her on NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly.”

FUN FACT: Allison is inordinately fond of cardamom, Star Trek Next Generation and bad puns.

TYLER SHAMY

Tyler Shamy is a music artist  and songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA. As an artist, he’s been featured on Billboard's Next Big Sound, KIIS FM, AOL's Listening Party, CBS's The Insider, Playboy Radio, Radio Disney, Sirius, & more. His multiple sync placements include Disney Channel’s Original Movie “The Descendants 2”
Grown-ish (ABC/Freeform)-2 placements
Good Behavior (TNT)
Rachael Ray Promo
“How To Be A Latin Lover” Trailer (Lionsgate)
Comcast National TV Commercial
LG Web Ad
All Things Valentine (Hallmark Movie)
Fixie (German Feature Film)
Accidentally Engaged (Feature Film)
Angel From Hell (CBS)
Love, Rosie (Paramount Pictures Feature Film Trailer)
PGA Tour
Teen Nick
Disney Channel’s Original Movie “Bad Hair Day”
Once Upon a Time (ABC)-2 placements
Hasbro Web Commercial
Lucky Charms Web Commercial, etc.  FUN FACTS: Tyler moved to LA at the age of 15 to pursue his music career!


 

JONATHAN RAY CASE    Jonathan has licensed his original solo compositions to ABC, CBS, Comedy Central, ESPN, Urban Outfitters, and The Ford Motor Company. Jonathan has a Bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television and Film from the University of Texas at Austin. He was a founding member of the seminal ElectroCountryPunk duo Restavrant in which he toured Europe and the US. FUN FACT: Jonathan has lived back and forth between Los Angeles and Austin, Texas for the last 10 years, loves Willie Nelson, and has a high threshold for pleasure.                                                                          

JONATHAN RAY CASE Jonathan has licensed his original solo compositions to ABC, CBS, Comedy Central, ESPN, Urban Outfitters, and The Ford Motor Company. Jonathan has a Bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television and Film from the University of Texas at Austin. He was a founding member of the seminal ElectroCountryPunk duo Restavrant in which he toured Europe and the US. FUN FACT: Jonathan has lived back and forth between Los Angeles and Austin, Texas for the last 10 years, loves Willie Nelson, and has a high threshold for pleasure.  

MATT FERREE                                  is a songwriter, artist, and producer honing his craft at creating pop, electronic, R&B, and singer/songwriter music. Having recently graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Matt moved to Los Angeles, California to make connections and further his career in the music industry. He spends his time writing and producing for other artists, as well as releasing his own music under the name Not Famous.

MATT FERREE is a songwriter, artist, and producer honing his craft at creating pop, electronic, R&B, and singer/songwriter music. Having recently graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Matt moved to Los Angeles, California to make connections and further his career in the music industry. He spends his time writing and producing for other artists, as well as releasing his own music under the name Not Famous.

BECA DREAMS is a force in the world of electronic music. Most recently, her song Ice Cream aired on Made In Chelsea in the UK, and 2 Sapphires was used on Lifetime’s Dance Moms, featuring Maddie Ziegler, which has had over 2 million views online. Beca has also written, performed, and produced, original compositions for projects such as Who's Checking Out Who - a Boots 17 Makeup commercial in collaboration with Partizan, Mother, and Red UK that went viral in the first launch week. FUN FACT: Beca is a prodigiously gifted musician who graduated from the Juilliard School in NY!

BECA DREAMS is a force in the world of electronic music. Most recently, her song Ice Cream aired on Made In Chelsea in the UK, and 2 Sapphires was used on Lifetime’s Dance Moms, featuring Maddie Ziegler, which has had over 2 million views online. Beca has also written, performed, and produced, original compositions for projects such as Who's Checking Out Who - a Boots 17 Makeup commercial in collaboration with Partizan, Mother, and Red UK that went viral in the first launch week. FUN FACT: Beca is a prodigiously gifted musician who graduated from the Juilliard School in NY!

JOHN CIORCIARI

Jon is a veteran producer with a background in all genres of music from pop to metal, folk to indie rock, latin to Americana, etc.  His recent clients include Darrlyl McDaniels, aka DMC from Run DMC, Bobby Blitz -Overkill, Tito Puente Jr, and International star Biba Singh.  Jon has an extensive sync catalog and continues produce new material for licensing.

JOHN CIORCIARI

Jon is a veteran producer with a background in all genres of music from pop to metal, folk to indie rock, latin to Americana, etc. His recent clients include Darrlyl McDaniels, aka DMC from Run DMC, Bobby Blitz -Overkill, Tito Puente Jr, and International star Biba Singh. Jon has an extensive sync catalog and continues produce new material for licensing.

SARAH BONSIGNORE

Sarah is a South African American singer-songwriter-pianist whose haunting voice, sophisticated style and musical fluency, raise comparisons to artists like Sarah McLaughlin, Norah Jones, Natalie Merchant, Carole King and Joni Mitchell. Sarah is a prolific songwriter and is currently working on her third album, and a catalog of music slated for artist pitches, tv, film, and commercial placements. Sarah is a member of the Nashville Songwriter's Association and has made their prestigious Top 40 and Publisher's Luncheon lists multiple times. As a result, she has songs placed with a number of Nashville publishers for artist pitches. FUN FACT: Rebekah introduced Sarah to Nashville...and now Sarah's MOVING THERE!  :)