Steve Swallow Catalog

1979 (age 39)

Steve Swallow - Home  (ECM (G) ECM 1160)

David Liebman, sax; Steve Kuhn, piano; Lyle Mays, synthesizer; Steve Swallow, bass; Bob Moses, drums; Sheila Jordan, voice; Robert Creeley, poems.
Columbia Studios, NYC, September, 1979
Some Echoes
"She Was Young..." (From "The Finger")
"Nowhere One..."
Colors
Home
In The Fall
"You Didn't Think..."
Ice Cream
Echo
Midnight
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1160 (CD).

1986 (age 46)

Steve Swallow - Carla  (XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/2)

Larry Willis, piano; Carla Bley, organ, additional keyboards; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass, additional keyboards; Victor Lewis, drums; Don Alias, percussion; + Ida Kavafian, violin; Ikwhan Bae, viola; Fred Sherry, cello.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, winter 1986-1987
Deep Trouble
Crab Alley
Fred And Ethel
Read My Lips
Afterglow
Hold It Against Me
Count The Ways
Last Night
** also issued on XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/2 (CD).

1991 (age 51)

Steve Swallow - Swallow  (XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/6)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Carla Bley, organ; Karen Mantler, synthesizer, harmonica; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Robby Ameen, drums; Don Alias, percussion; with Gary Burton, vibes; John Scofield, guitar.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, September-November, 1991
Belles
Soca Symphony
Slender Thread
Thrills And Spills
William And Mary
Thirty Five
Ballroom
Playing With Water
** also issued on XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/6 (CD).

Steve Swallow - Swallow  (XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/6 (CD))

Steve Kuhn, piano; Carla Bley, organ; Karen Mantler, synthesizer, harmonica; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Robby Ameen, drums; Don Alias, percussion; with Gary Burton, vibes; John Scofield, guitar.: same session.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, September-November, 1991
Doin' It Slow
** reissue of XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/6 + 1 bonus track.

1993

Steve Swallow - Real Book  (XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/7)

Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, December, 1993
Bite Your Grandmother
Second Handy Motion
Wrong Together
Outfits
Thinking Out Loud
Let's Eat
Better Times
Willow
Muddy In The Bank
Ponytail

1995

Steve Swallow, John Taylor - Parlance  (Instant Present (F) I.P ST1019)

John Taylor, piano; Steve Swallow, bass guitar.
Studio De La Grande Armee, Paris, France, March, 1995
Up Too Late
Hullo Bolinas
Full Circule
Parlance
Evans Above
Never
Anxiety / The Color Of Mortal Life
Carnation
Hermana Guappa

1996

Steve Swallow - Deconstructed  (XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/9)

Ryan Kisor, trumpet; Chris Potter, tenor sax; Mick Goodrick, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, December, 1996
Running In The Family
Babble On
Another Fine Mess
I Think My Wife Is A Hat
Bird World War
Bug In A Rug
Lost In Boston
Name That Tune
Viscous Consistency
Deconstructed

1999

Steve Swallow - Always Pack Your Uniform On Top  (XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/10)

Barry Ries, trumpet; Chris Potter, tenor sax; Mick Goodrick, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, April, 1999
Bend Over Backward
Dog With A Bone
Misery Loves Company
Reinventing The Wheel
Feet First
La Nostalgie De La Boue

2001 (age 61)

Steve Swallow With Robert Creeley - So There  (XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/12)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Robert Creeley, voice; + The Cikada Quartet: Henrik Hannisdal, Odd Hannisdal, violin; Marek Konstantynowicz, viola; Morten Hannisdal, cello.
The Make Believe Ballroom, West Shokan, NY & Kunsthogsk, August, 2001 & August, 2005
Oh No
Names
Here Again
Ambition
Indians
Histoire De Florida
Sufi Sam Christian
Later
Wellington, New Zealand / Eight
Miles
Just In Time
Return
Echo
Sad Advice
Riddle
Blue Moon
I Know A Man
A Valentine For Pen

Steve Swallow - Damaged In Transit  (XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/11)

Chris Potter, tenor sax; Steve Swallow, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
live on tour in France, December, 2001
Item 1, D.I.T.
Item 2, D.I.T.
Item 3, D.I.T.
Item 4, D.I.T.
Item 5, D.I.T.
Item 6, D.I.T.
Item 7, D.I.T.
Item 8, D.I.T.
Item 9, D.I.T.

2002

Steve Swallow/Ohad Talmor Sextet - L'Histoire Du Clochard (The Bum's Tale)  (Palmetto Records PM 2103)

Russ Johnson, trumpet; Jacob Garchik, trombone; Greg Tardy, clarinet; Ohad Talmor, tenor sax; Meg Okura, violin; Steve Swallow, bass.
Maggie's Farm Recording, Pipersville PA, August 23, 2002
Making Ends Meet
Sweeping Up
Chelsea Bells
Some Echoes
Ladies In Mercedes
Hullo Bolinas
I'm Your Pal

2007

Steve Swallow And Bohuslan Big Band - Swallow Songs  (Bohuslan Big Band (Swd) BBB 2008-1)

Steve Swallow, electric bass, arranger; and Bohuslan Big Band: Jan Eliasson, Samuel Olsson, Staffan Svensson, trumpet, flugelhorn; Lennart Grahn, lead trumpet, lead flugelhorn; Karin Hammar, Christer Olofsson, trombone; Niclas Rydh, trombone, arranger; Bjorn Samuelsson, lead trombone; Ove Ingemarsson, Mikael Karlsson, Alberto Pinton, Joakim Rolandsson, sax, woodwinds; Johan Borgstrom, lead sax, lead woodwinds; Tommy Kotter, piano; Yasuhito Mori, acoustic bass; Anders Kjellberg, drums.
Nilento Studios, Goteborg, Sweden, September 10-12, 2007
Away
Learn To Fall
Ballroom
Do Go On
Eiderdown
Seventeen Chords
Belles
Thirty-Five
Playing In Traffic

2008

Swallow, Talmor, Nussbaum - Playing In Traffic  (Auand (It) AU9019)

Ohad Talmor, tenor sax; Steve Swallow, electric bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
"Xopana Jazz Funchal", Funchal, Madeira Island, September 5, 2008
Playing In Traffic
Days Of Old Intro
Days Of Old
Here Comes Everybody
Undress Under Duress
Warmer In Heaven
Up Too Late
same personnel.
New Paltz, NY, April 9, 2009
Three Two You
Adam And Steve
Quiet Inside
More Nuts
Too

2011 (age 71)

The Swallow Quintet - Into The Woodwork  (XtraWATT (G) XtraWATT/13)

Chris Cheek, tenor sax; Carla Bley, organ; Steve Cardenas, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Jorge Rossy, drums.
Studios La Buissonne, Pernes-les-Fontaines, France, November 15 & 16, 2011
Sad Old Candle
Into The Woodwork
From Whom It May Concern
Back In Action
Grisly Business
Unnatural Causes
The Butler Did It
Suitable For Framing
Small Comfort
Still There
Never Know
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