Esther Swift has travelled the world extensively with her music making and embraces many different influences in her virtuosic harp playing, composing and song writing.
She writes songs about her homeland of Scotland, drawing on her folk roots and taking inspiration from nature and the people she meets along the way. An eclectic blend of jazz, folk, classical and everything in between Esther will share with you her stories and musical experiences from around the world.
“Esther flits about freely and bravely between forms, and wherever this takes her, I hang on her every note because she has a sensual musicality that is rare.” - Adrian Mcnally of The Unthanks
“Esther Swift is a monster musician.” - Chris Wood
Very thought through, interesting direction - very cool, modern folk music.” - Aidan O’Rourke (LAU)