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Steve Swallow

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 with musicians including Jimmy Giuffre, Gary Burton, and Carla Bley. He was one of the first jazz double bassists to switch entirely to electric bass guitar. He has taught at the Berklee College of Music, and has appeared on hundreds of albums as leader and sideman.
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http://www.wattxtrawatt.com/stevecell.html
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Jamie Saft / Steve Swallow / Bobby Previte with Iggy Pop — Loneliness Road Jamie Saft / Steve Swallow / Bobby Previte with Iggy Pop — Loneliness Road
(RareNoise RNR077, 2017, CD)
Jamie Saft / Steve Swallow / Bobby Previte — The New Standard Jamie Saft / Steve Swallow / Bobby Previte — The New Standard
(RareNoise RNR041, 2014, CD)
David Byrne — Grown Backwards David Byrne — Grown Backwards
(Nonesuch 79826-2, 2004, CD)
Bobby Previte & Bump — Counterclockwise Bobby Previte & Bump — Counterclockwise
(Palmetto PM 2091, 2003, CD)
Bobby Previte & Bump — Just Add Water Bobby Previte & Bump — Just Add Water
(Palmetto PM 2081, 2001, CD)
Mike Gibbs — Nonsequence Mike Gibbs — Nonsequence
(Provocateur PVC 1027, 2001, CD)
Gary Windo — Anglo American Gary Windo — Anglo American
(Cuneiform Rune 189, 1992/2004, CD)
Gary Windo — His Master's Bones Gary Windo — His Master's Bones
(Cuneiform Rune 89, 1984/1996, CD)
Michael Mantler — Something There Michael Mantler — Something There
(WATT/ 13, 1983, LP)
Nick Mason — Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports Nick Mason — Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports
(Sony Music WK 75070, 1981/1995, CD)
Michael Mantler — More Movies Michael Mantler — More Movies
(WATT/10, 1980, LP)
Michael Mantler — Movies Michael Mantler — Movies
(WATT/ 7, 1978, LP)
Michael Mantler / Edward Gorey — The Hapless Child and Other Inscrutable Stories Michael Mantler / Edward Gorey — The Hapless Child and Other Inscrutable Stories
(WATT4 831-828-2, 1976/1999, CD)
Mike Gibbs —  Directs the Only Chrome-Waterfall Orchestra Mike Gibbs — Directs the Only Chrome-Waterfall Orchestra
(BGO CD273, 1975/1995, CD)
Michael Gibbs & Gary Burton — In the Public Interest Michael Gibbs & Gary Burton — In the Public Interest
(Polydor 2383 252, 1974, LP)
Chick Corea — Inner Space Chick Corea — Inner Space
(Collectrables COL-CD-6910, 1973/2008, CD)
Chick Corea — Tones for Joan's Bones Chick Corea — Tones for Joan's Bones
(Rhino Records 8122-75352-2, 1968/1998, CD)

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