the svens, surf, cowboy, poetry, music Cowboy Surf Poetry - Rob Birdwell is a long-time member of The Svens, and plays Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Sings, and has a few songs in the book!

The Svens

The Svens are a performance group lead by Viking.  The rest of the band members are all some variant of "Sven."  Rob Birdwell is Saxy Sven in this group and is a long time member, horn player (trumpet, tenor sax and even some trombone) and vocalist.

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A live performance excerpt with The Svens. Swimming Upstream, words and music by Rob Birdwell. Featuring Dave Plaehn - harmonica, Viking - guitar, Will Allen - bass, Drew Ferreira- drums, Jake Bansmer - rhythm guitar, Rob Birdwell - vocals/trumpet. Dan Bregar - drums (not playing) and source audio recording!
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