Steve Swallow

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Steve Swallow (born October 4, 1940, Fair Lawn, New Jersey) is a jazz bassist and composer noted for his numerous collaborations.

Swallow is noted for collaborations with Jimmy Giuffre, Gary Burton and Carla Bley. He was also one of the first double bassists in jazz to switch entirely to electric bass guitar, on which he has a distinctively nimble sound.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1975 Hotel Hello Gary Burton / Steve Swallow 2
1980 Home Steve Swallow 1
1988 Duets Carla Bley & Steve Swallow 1
1990 The Life of a Trio: Saturday Paul Bley, Jimmy Giuffre, Steve Swallow 3
1993 Go Together Carla Bley & Steve Swallow 1
1994 Real Book Steve Swallow 1
1995 Songs With Legs Andy Sheppard / Carla Bley / Steve Swallow 1
1996 Carla Jimmy Giuffre with Paul Bley & Steve Swallow 1
1997 Deconstructed Steve Swallow 1
1997 Carla Steve Swallow 1
1999 Are We There Yet? Carla Bley & Steve Swallow 1
1999 Three Guys Lee Konitz, Steve Swallow, Paul Motion 1
2001 Brutto Tempo Jasper van ’t Hof, Charlie Mariano & Steve Swallow 1
2002 >trio< Hans Ulrik > Steve Swallow > Jonas Johansen 1
2002 Grey Puschkin & Steve Swallow, Don Alias & Victor Lewis 1
2005 New Old Age John Taylor, Steve Swallow, Gabriele Mirabassi 1
2008 Believe in Spring Hans Ulrik, Steve Swallow & Jonas Johansen Trio 1
2009 Carla's Christmas Carols Carla Bley, Steve Swallow & The Partyka Brass Quintet 1
2010 Playing in Traffic Swallow / Talmor / Nussbaum 1
2011 One of Many Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor & Steve Swallow 1
2012 Agnostic Chant Book Jonas Schoen Sextet & Steve Swallow 1
2014 Simple Songs Christian Muthspiel & Steve Swallow 1
Fly Away Little Bird Jimmy Giuffre, Paul Bley & Steve Swallow 1
Swallow Steve Swallow 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Damaged in Transit Steve Swallow, Chris Potter & Adam Nussbaum 1
2009 Quartet Live Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez 2

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Duets Carla Bley & Steve Swallow 1
Always Pack Up Your Uniform On Top Steve Swallow 1

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