about - Carlos Washington's Steel Horse Swing, Larkspur, CO
CARLOS WASHINGTON'S STEEL HORSE SWING- a band originating in Colorado was started by a real cowboy or should we say Pro Rodeo Bull Rider, Carlos Washington. With a collaboration of talented western and jazz artists, all veterans of Colorado's music scene, Carlos Washington's Steel Horses Swing have a full array of musical instruments including Fiddle, Pedal Steel, Drums, Guitars and Bass along with great vocals giving this Colorado group a fun, jazzy, and sort of vintage swing sounds. They mix Western Swing with Rodeo and Cowboy Classics, celebrating a musical legacy that is timeless. Reflections of Bob Wills and Hank Thompson with a dash of Chris LeDoux gives this music a nostalgic feel while keeping it fresh with original songs. Their exceptional lyrics mixed with catchy original beats, blends to create an infectious western dance sound that breaks cultural boundaries and has major crossover appeal. Western Swing artist Carlos Washington and his band Steel Horse Swing bring you back to a time when a song made you smile and the music made you want to dance.
2018 Winner Will Rogers Award from the Academy of Western Artists for Western Swing Song of the Year, 2018 Top 5 Finalist International Western Music Association and the Professional Country Cowboy Artists Association for Male Vocalist, Group of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the year. Number One played album in 2019 and 2018 with the IWMA and the AWA DJs.