Al Swainger is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, digital artist and producer. A 'musician's musician'.
A member of Digby Fairweather’s Half Dozen, Grice & Michele Drees Jazz Tap Project, as a bassist Swainger frequently plays live and toured extensively with noted musicians including Peter King, Scott Hamilton, P.P. Arnold and Paul Jones. His independent ambient, latin, rock project Pointless Beauty features many UK modernists including Mike Outram, Ant Law, Neil Yates, George Cooper & Mark Whitlam.
Diverse influences and signature FX make this performer and composer unique. Considerate of the listener, Swainger encompasses extremes and transformation. Whether employing instrumental quintet, computer or live sound manipulation, Pointless Beauty's wide following is growing.