Dr Swift formed in 2010 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. We play a broad array of music from the Rolling Stones to The Black Crowes, The Cars to The Killers, Adelle to Amy Winehouse, Led Zeppelin to Journey, Michael Jackson to Weeknd, Aretha to Lady Gaga, and even a little Garth Brooks. We love playing great music regardless of the decade it was written or its genre. We play songs that move you and make you want to dance.
We pride ourselves on our musicianship and dr Swift benefits from having not one great lead singer, but two. The band is comprised of seasoned players:
Chris Campbell – lead guitar & vocals. Whether it’s a song featuring Jimmy Page, Steve Howe, John McLaughlin, Stevie Ray, or Jimi Hendrix Chris can shred it, but Chris can also play jazz, bluegrass, classical, and funk with conviction. Chris is the architect of dr Swift. He uses a variety of guitars, amps, pedals, and techniques to add all the right colors to every song Dr Swift plays.
Dave McKay – bass & vocals. Dave is a solid bass player, who went to Berklee College of Music in the ‘80’s and throws in Jaco Pastorious licks in the most unlikely places. Dave isn’t one of those bass players who just stands there, he’s always dancing to the music. His energy helps power the band. On stage, his face radiates the joy he feels when he is playing music with Dr Swift.
Duane Allen Harlick – lead vocals & guitar. Duane Allen Harlick is a multi-award winning singer/songwriter/guitarist and producer offering a vast mix of original music drawn from pop, rock, jazz, R&B, country and other American roots. Winner of Billboard, John Lennon, Just Plain Folks and Black Crystal songwriting contests. Songs have been recorded by: Ralphe Armstrong, Thelma Houston, David Sanborn, Luther Vandross, Philip Ingram, Pete Kehoe, The Regular Boys, Charles Anthony, David Shelby and others. Duane is a seasoned veteran who brings his extraordimairy vocal and guitar talent to Dr Swift.
Holly Derderian– lead vocals, percussion, & attitude. Holly has a wonderful rich tone to her voice and a broad range. She soars over and under Paul with beautiful harmonies. She can sweetly on songs like Girl Crush and can rock the house with Rock & Roll. While Holly belts out the classics she also can also get funky with Lady GaGa.
Paul Raab Drums & Vocals. Whether its funk, rock or fusion, Paul has a rock solid groove that compliments Dave McKay’s thumping bass lines. Detroit veteran, Paul has worked with some of the finest groups this city has to offer, now in the lineup with Dr Swift.
Dr Swift has played some great clubs and made many new friends. It is great to see them come out and shake it on down. Come join us. We look forward to seeing you at our next gig!