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New Reviews of Steve Swell's Latest Releases

The FreeJazzBlog reviewed Steve Swell’s latest releases 'Live in Copenhagen' (featuring his trio with Peter Brötzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love), and 'The Chicago Plan' (together with Gebhard Ullmann, Fred Longberg-Holm and Michael Zerang), giving them 4 stars.

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Feb 08, 2017 | Share:          


"The Chicago Plan," Out Now on Clean Feed!

More than 10 years of partnership between American trombonist, composer Steve Swell and German tenor saxophonist, bass clarinetist and composer Gebhard Ullmann after their successful first collaboration, The Ullmann/Swell Quartet featuring bassist Hill Greene and drum legend Barry Altschul continues now with a new version of the quartet featuring renowned Chicagoans, Michael Zerang, drums, percussion and Fred Lonberg-Holm, cello.

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Dec 05, 2016 | Share:          


Brötzmann – Swell – Nilssen-Love October Tour Announced

Announcing 3rd tour for Peter Brotzmann – Steve Swell – Paal Nilssen-Love Trio! This coming October will mark this trio's third tour in two years and celebrating the release of their second CD — "Live in Copenhagen" on the great NotTwo label from Poland.

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Sep 20, 2016 | Share:          


Brötzmann – Swell – Nilssen-Love Spring Tour Announced

Brötzmann – Swell – Nilssen-Love, whose debut album, "Krakow Nights," released in Poland last Fall on Not Two Records, will be back out on the road this spring! Things kick off in Oslo, Norway on April 13 for a special night at Nasjonal Jazzscene Victoria. The 10-city European tour includes shows in Oslo, Copenhagen, Salzburg, Wels, Weikersheim, Hannover, Berlin, Schorndorf, Bonn and sets at the Lublin Jazz Festival on April 24. Full tour dates below.

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Apr 01, 2016 | Share:          


Debut Album from Brötzmann – Swell – Nilssen-Love Out Now

We are excited to announce that the Peter Brötzmann – Steve Swell – Paal Nilssen-Love debut album, “Krakow Nights,” is out now on NotTwo Records. John Sharpe of The New York City Jazz Records reviews the album in the magazine's October 2015 edition concluding that Krakow Nights "constitutes one of Brötzmann’s most successful recent releases."

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Oct 19, 2015 | Share:          


Concert Report: The Chicago Plan

Celebrating over ten years of collaborating together, Berlin saxophonist/composer, Gebhard Ullmann and NYC trombonist/composer Steve Swell join two of Chicago's finest improvising musicians; Fred Lonberg-Holm, cello/electronics and percussionist Michael Zerang for this new configuration. Lazaro Vega, Jazz Director of the Blue Lake Public Radio spotted The Chicago Plan in concert as part of the Underground Concert Series produced by www.adventuremusic.org, during their September Tour in the United States and wrote this wonderful report which you can read in full below. Watch this space for updates!

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Sep 30, 2015 | Share: