I Believe In Love (Remastered 2023) CD from 2001 re-released on streaming services

Million Oaks Records has re-released this memorable collection of relaxing yet passionate music played by John Sawoski, originally released on CD and mp3.com in 2001. Perfect for filling your home with a peaceful, calming ambiance, or setting the mood for entertaining. Featuring notable classical compositions by Edvard Grieg and J.S. Bach, music by film composers like John Williams, Henry Mancini,… Read More

What’s Shakin (Original TV Pilot Soundtrack from 1997) Released

Alter Idem Productions has released a collection of several tracks produced and composed by John Sawoski for a 1997 TV Pilot called “What’s Shakin,” featuring John Sawoski on keyboards and Chris Colangelo on electric bass. To stream on your favorite music streaming service, please click here. Or listen below from Spotify. For more information about John Sawoski’s composing, please see:… Read More

John Sawoski Bio

John Sawoski, born in Philadelphia, has been a Los Angeles-based multi-keyboardist, composer, and musical director since 1985. Besides serving as principal keyboardist for The Pageant of the Masters Orchestra, The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, The Riverside County Philharmonic, and The Capistrano Valley Symphony (which Sawoski has also guest conducted), he has performed with The Los Angeles Master Chorale Orchestra, Andrea Morricone’s Amor Symphonic Orchestra, The Pasadena Pops, The Long Beach Symphony, The Pacific… Read More

Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde

John Sawoski will be guest keyboardist with Salastina this coming Sunday night, June 11, 2023 at 7:30 pm on Mahler’s “Das Lied von der Erde” (Song of the Earth). Composed during an incredibly difficult period of converging crises in Mahler’s life, this piece — based on classical Chinese poetry — is about the beauty and transience of life. It’s sublimation… Read More

Watch Judy Whitmore’s Dazzling Take On Frank Sinatra’s “The Best Is Yet To Come” on the Grammy YouTube Channel

Watch Judy Whitmore’s Dazzling Take On Frank Sinatra’s “The Best Is Yet To Come” | ReImagined Recording Academy / GRAMMYs Dec 6, 2022Judy Whitmore introduces fans to the music she grew up with in this sweeping, jazzy full-orchestra performance of “The Best is Yet to Come” — an American standard that was made famous by Frank Sinatra and Count Basie,… Read More

John Sawoski Conducts Judy Whitmore and Billy Grubman Singing The Great American Songbook

Revisit the “Big-Band” era when Judy Whitmore and Billy Grubman return to the Samueli stage on Saturday, October 15, 2022, with a newly-curated collection of great American standards. Along with their 15-piece band, conducted by John Sawoski, these two recording artists perform the best of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and Henry Mancini. The duo’s warmly-nuanced vocal style enlivens… Read More

For Your GRAMMY Awards® Consideration

Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Judy Whitmore – Isn’t It Romantic – Produced by John Sawoski Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals: Sunday in New York – Arranged by John Sawoski and Tamir Hendelman But Beautiful – Arranged by Tamir Hendelman and Nick Petrillo Just A Little Lovin – Arranged by Nick Petrillo, John Sawoski, and Tamir Hendelman Improvised Jazz Solo: It Could… Read More