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Corey Swinderman   [Coreyb]
Dover Ohio United States
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Dominic Greco Lead Trumpet
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My Bio
Corey Swinderman began playing in the Dominic Greco Band in 1973, while a student at Dover High School . He has since found a home with the Dominic Greco Band as the group’s arranger and trumpet soloist.

Crediting many with influencing him during his early years playing trumpet, Corey took private lessons from the late George Polce. He also attributes his mother Virginia Swinderman and high school band director Frederick Delphia for giving him a firm musical foundation.

Upon graduating from high school, Corey entered the U.S. Navy and was chosen to be a member of the U.S. Navy Show Band. As the band’s lead trumpeter, musical arranger/composer and assistant show director, Corey toured in over 30 countries throughout South America and Europe for five years. During this time he had the honor of playing back up for Doc Severinsen and arranging music for a show headlined by Bob Hope.

Returning stateside, Corey was part of the U.S. Navy Band stationed in Chicago , Illinois . There he was the lead trumpeter, musical arranger and composer, show producer and public affairs director. In addition to touring the states, the band had the privilege to open for Maynard Ferguson and played back up for Manhattan Transfer.

While in the Navy, Corey received numerous awards, including the Navy Achievement Medal for writing and producing an anti-drug show that the band performed throughout the states.

After 12 years serving in the U.S. Navy, he went off active duty to pursue a career in film and television in California . In Hollywood , Corey worked as a studio musician recording background music for movies and television shows, including Simon and Simon, Magnum PI, and MacGyver. He also has major roles in the theatrical productions and a role in Miami Vice.

In 1991, Corey returned to Dover and began teaching private trumpet lessons and operating his own video production company. Corey also writes and composes music for all types of groups around Ohio .

Corey’s musical degrees include a B.F.A. in Musical Arranging and Composition from St. Leo’s University of Florida , Film Scoring and Composition from Berklee and Studio Sound and Recording techniques from Peavey Electronics. He also took private lessons from trumpet legend Conte Condoli, who performed nightly as a member of The Tonight Show Band.

Corey resides in Dover , Ohio with his wife, Ann, and son, Kyle. When not spending time with his family, Corey enjoys collecting movie memorabilia and, of course, writing music.