Svend Asmussen (28 February 1916 – 7 February 2017) was a Danish jazz violinist, known as "The Fiddling Viking". A Swing style virtuoso, he played and recorded with many of the other jazz musicians, including Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Stephane Grappelli. He played publicly until 2010 when he had a blood clot, his career having spanned eight decades.

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2012Amazing Strings / Rockin' Bach Dimensions (Jazz Club)Svend Asmussen1
EvergreensSvend Asmussen2


1956Asmussen MoodsSvend Asmussen1
1961Danish ImportsSvend Asmussen & Ulrik Neumann1
1962European EncounterJohn Lewis & Svend Asmussen3
1962En Kväll Med Svend Och UlrikSvend Och Ulrik1
1965Two of a KindSvend Asmussen & Stéphane Grappelli4
1966Swing With SvendSvend Asmussen and Dieter Reith1
1968Svend Asmussen spelar nordiskt 20-30-talSvend Asmussen1
1968Spelar jazz på ungerskaSvend Asmussen / Jan Johansson1
1976Telemann TodayGeorg Philipp Telemann; Svend Asmussen, Putte Wickmann, Ivan Renliden, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen1
1978As Time Goes ByLionel Hampton And Svend Asmussen1
1983String SwingSvend Asmussen Featuring Ulf Wakenius1
1987On The Good Ship LollipopTeresa Brewer & Svend Asmussen1
1987Toots & SvendToots Thielemans & Svend Asmussen1
1988Svingin' with SvendThe David Grisman Quintet feat. Svend Asmussen1
1996Jazz på ungerska / In plenoJan Johansson & Svend Asmussen31
2002Still FiddlingSvend Asmussen1
2008Jacob Fischer TrioJacob Fischer Trio feat. Svend Asmussen1
ExtensionsStéphane Grappelli and Svend Asmussen1
Ett musikaliskt dokumentSvend, Frederik, Max, Gregers, Erik, Svend Asmussen's Kvintett1
GarlandDr. L. Subramaniam featuring Svend Asmussen21
June NightSvend Asmussen1
Prize WinnersSvend Asmussen1
Yesterday and TodayToots and Svend1

Album + Compilation

1994Musical Miracle / Musikaliskt Mirakel Vol. 1Svend Asmussen1
1996Phenomenal Fiddler, Volume 2: 1941-1950Svend Asmussen1
2009Makin' Whoopee! ...And Music!Svend Asmussen1
2012ClassicsHorst Jankowski / Svend Asmussen1
Together, Volume 1Alice Babs & Svend Asmussen1
Together, Volume 2Alice Babs & Svend Asmussen1
Together, Volume 3Alice Babs & Svend Asmussen1
Violin SummitStuff Smith, Stéphane Grappelli, Svend Asmussen, Jean-Luc Ponty1

Album + Live

1989Sven Asmussen At SlukafterSvend Asmussen, Arne Domnérus, Bengt Hallberg, Rune Gustafsson, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Ed Thigpen1
1998Olympia 1988Stéphane Grappelli en concert avec Martial Solal, Patrice Caratini, Marc Fosset, Martin Taylor & Svend Asmussen2
2020Live in Hamburg 1981Benny Goodman, Svend Asmussen1


1958Wider den tierischen ErnstSvend Asmussen, Ulrik Neumann1


Side by SideAlice Babs, Svend Asmussen & Ulrik Neumann1

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