DJ and Founder of Expressway Music
Expressway Music DJ’s was founded in July of 1992 by DJ Dave Swirsky, a musician/dj/songwriter from New York. At that time, Expressway Music was a DJ and Karaoke DJ company solely which has since grown to offer Live Music, unique photo booths and much more.
Owner/DJ Dave Swirsky
Dave grew up in a musical household and began his musical life as a drummer but after teaching himself guitar at the tender age of 8, he began writing songs. Dave is a BMI songwriter and has had many of his compositions featured on Made for Television movies. His original songs can also be found on Spotify and even some on his songwriting website. Dave has literally been a dj for most of his life dj’ing his folks many parties that they threw each year at their home in Great Neck Estates. From Age 11 on, Dave was dj’ing parties for adults and friends and hasn’t stopped since. Some of DJ Dave’s gigs include:
Calvin Klein, Kate Spade, Martha Stewart, Rosie O’Donnell, Lisa Loeb, Movie or Tv Show Wrap parties for Sean Connery, Naomi Watts, Opening night parties for Broadway and off Broadway Productions including “Love Janis”, “Mamas and Papas Story with Denny Doherty, Corporate events including IBM Worldwide in Puerto Rico, Ernst and Young 2000 plus guests numerous times, Paul Weiss LLP, Bank of China, Carnegie Foundation, Columbia University, Yale University, NYU, and every type of venue imaginable including the United Nations, Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, Weddings on Farms, winery’s and vineyards throughout the Northeast, and other events throughout the US including Colorado, California, Arizona, Florida, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston and more. DJ Dave also hosts karaoke events all over NYC + and does many, many DJ and Karaoke events, weddings and more. Since 2012, DJ Dave has hosted the Music First podcast every week playing music of all styles and genres, and interviewing famous and non famous amazing musicians and Music industry veterans.
DJ Dave handpicks every DJ Expressway Music sends out. Most of our DJ’s have been with us for well over 10 years (some over 20!)