STEVE SWALLOW

Post Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz • United States
Jazz music community with review and forums
STEVE SWALLOW picture
Steve Swallow has long been many jazz critics' favorite electric bassist, for rather than playing his instrument in a rock-oriented manner, Swallow emphasizes the high notes and approaches the electric bass, to an extent, as if it were a guitar. He originally started on piano and trumpet before settling on the acoustic bass as a teenager. Swallow joined the Paul Bley trio in 1960 and with Bley was a part of an avant-garde version of the Jimmy Giuffre 3 during 1960-1962. Swallow recorded with George Russell and was a member of Art Farmer's quartet (1962-1965), Stan Getz's band (1965-1967), and an important edition of Gary Burton's quartet (1967-1970). The latter group (starting with the addition of guitarist Larry Coryell) was actually one of the first fusion groups, and it was during that time that Swallow began playing electric bass; within a few years he stopped playing acoustic altogether. Swallow spent read more...
Thanks to JS for the addition and snobb for the updates

STEVE SWALLOW Online Videos

No STEVE SWALLOW online videos available. Search and add one now.

Buy STEVE SWALLOW music

Amazon (logo)
Real BookReal Book
Reissued
Ecm Import 2008
$14.92
$12.16 (used)
Damaged in TransitDamaged in Transit
Ecm Import 2003
$10.83
$4.30 (used)
Showing 2 items | Cache expiring in 2h | Keyword-based search | Best seller rank | More results on Amazon.com

STEVE SWALLOW Discography

STEVE SWALLOW albums / top albums

STEVE SWALLOW Home · Music By Steve Swallow To Poems By Robert Creeley album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Home · Music By Steve Swallow To Poems By Robert Creeley
Post Bop 1980
STEVE SWALLOW Carla album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Carla
Post Bop 1987
STEVE SWALLOW Swallow album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Swallow
Post Bop 1992
STEVE SWALLOW Real Book album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Real Book
Post Bop 1994
STEVE SWALLOW Steve Swallow,  John Taylor : Parlance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Steve Swallow, John Taylor : Parlance
Post Bop 1995
STEVE SWALLOW Deconstructed album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Deconstructed
Post Bop 1997
STEVE SWALLOW Steve Swallow / Ohad Talmor Sextet: L' histoire du clochard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Steve Swallow / Ohad Talmor Sextet: L' histoire du clochard
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004
STEVE SWALLOW So There (with Robert Creeley) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
So There (with Robert Creeley)
Post Bop 2006
STEVE SWALLOW Steve Swallow &  Bohuslän Big Band : Swallow Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Steve Swallow & Bohuslän Big Band : Swallow Songs
Post Bop 2008
STEVE SWALLOW The Swallow Quintet : Into The Woodwork album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Swallow Quintet : Into The Woodwork
Post Bop 2013
STEVE SWALLOW Steve Swallow, Ohad Talmor & Adam Nussbaum : Singular Curves album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Steve Swallow, Ohad Talmor & Adam Nussbaum : Singular Curves
Post Bop 2014

STEVE SWALLOW EPs & splits

STEVE SWALLOW Swallow (Special Radio Edits CD) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swallow (Special Radio Edits CD)
Post Bop 1992

STEVE SWALLOW live albums

STEVE SWALLOW Always Pack Your Uniform On Top album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Always Pack Your Uniform On Top
Post Bop 2000
STEVE SWALLOW Damaged In Transit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Damaged In Transit
Post Bop 2003
STEVE SWALLOW Swallow / Talmor / Nussbaum : Playing In Traffic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swallow / Talmor / Nussbaum : Playing In Traffic
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009

STEVE SWALLOW demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

STEVE SWALLOW re-issues & compilations

STEVE SWALLOW singles (0)

STEVE SWALLOW movies (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS)

STEVE SWALLOW Reviews

No STEVE SWALLOW music reviews posted yet.

STEVE SWALLOW Movies Reviews

No STEVE SWALLOW movie reviews posted yet.

STEVE SWALLOW Shouts

Please login to post a shout
No shouts posted yet. Be the first member to do so above!

JMA TOP 5 Jazz ALBUMS

Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
Kind of Blue Cool Jazz
MILES DAVIS
Buy this album from our partners
A Love Supreme Post Bop
JOHN COLTRANE
Buy this album from our partners
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady Progressive Big Band
CHARLES MINGUS
Buy this album from our partners
My Favorite Things Hard Bop
JOHN COLTRANE
Buy this album from our partners

New Jazz Artists

New Jazz Releases

Pigfoot Shuffle Exotica
PIGFOOT
Buy this album from MMA partners
Nimaime Jazz Related Rock
KARI BAND
Buy this album from MMA partners
First Encounter Post Bop
CHRISTIAN FRENTZEN
Buy this album from MMA partners
Shoulder To Shoulder : Centennial Tribute To Women Pop/Art Song/Folk
KARRIN ALLYSON
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Jazz Online Videos

Pigfoot - Black Dog
PIGFOOT
js· 4 hours ago
First Encounter
CHRISTIAN FRENTZEN
js· 19 hours ago
The March of the Women
KARRIN ALLYSON
js· 1 day ago
One of a Kind
PER MATHISEN
js· 1 day ago
More videos

New JMA Jazz Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions

More...

Latest Jazz News

members-submitted

More in the forums

Social Media

Follow us