The second CD review of Room to Breathe has been published in ANOTHER journal! The International Double Reed Society published a very nice review of this project by Dr. Ryan Reynolds (bassoonist of the Akropolis Reed Quintet, and Lecturer of Bassoon at Eastern Michigan University) in Volume 46, No. 2 of The Double Reed Journal. Read the full review below, or browse some of my favorite quotes here!
"Room to Breathe is an impressive 2023 debut release"
"These are deep, thoughtful works"
"The music feels thrillingly off kilter and wild, but Swift’s impressive technical command keeps everything on the rails and makes the music dance"
"an ambitious record both in scale and concept"
"Swift stuns on the relentless runs"
"This album is filled with impressive commissions and performances"