Swell, Steve – Projects

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Leader / Co-Leader

Brotzmann/Swell/Nilssen-Love Trio: Peter Brotzmann (tenor), Steve Swell (trombone), Paal Nilssen-Love (drums)

Soul Travelers: Jemeel Moondoc (alto), Steve Swell (trombone, compositions), Dave Burrell (piano), William Parker (bass), Gerald Cleaver (drums)

Kende Dreams: Rob Brown (alto), Steve Swell (trombone, compositions), Connie Crothers (piano), William Parker (bass), Chad Taylor (drums)

Chicago Plan: Gebhard Ullmann (tenor, bass clarinet, compositions), Steve Swell (trombone, compositions), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello), Michael Zerang (drums)

Dave Burrell Civil War Project: Dave Burrell (piano, compositions), Steve Swell (trombone)

Nation of We – large ensemble: Steve Swell (trombone, compositions), large group of shifting musicians

Steve Swell Trio

Steve Swell Solo Project: The Book of Songs

Slammin the Infinite: Steve Swell (trombone, compositions), Sabir Mateen (reeds), Matt Henyer (bass), Klaus Kugel (drums )

Fire Into Music: Steve Swell (trombone, compositions), Jemeel Moondoc (alto), William Parker, (bass), Hamid Drake (drums)


William Parker’s In Order to Survive

William Parker’s LIttle Huey Creative Music Orchestra 

Gebhard Ullmann’s Basement Research

Taylor Ho-Bynum Plustet: Nate Wooley (trumpet), Stephanie Richards (trumpet), Vincent Chancey (french horn), Steve Swell (trombone), Bill Lowe (bass trombone, tuba), Jim Hobbs (alto sax),Ingrid Laubrock (tenor sax), Matt Bauder (tenor and baritone sax), Jason Kao Hwang (violin, viola), Tomeka Reid (cello), Jay Hoggard (vibraphone), Mary Halvorson (guitar), Ken Filiano (bass), Tomas Fujiwara (drums), Taylor Ho-Bynum (composer, conductor, cornet)

Jason Hwang’s Sing House: Jason Hwang (violin), Steve Swell (trombon), Chris Forbes (piano), Ken Filiano (bass), Andrew Drury (drums)

Yoni Kretzmer Group

Thomas Helton’s Core Trio Plus

Rodrigo Amado’s Motion Trio