Trombonist Steve Swell has been an active player on the New York jazz scene for some time. He toured and recorded with several major names such as Lionel Hampton, Buddy Rich, Anthony Braxton, Cecil Taylor and William Parker. As a leader he released over 30 records and also played on another 100 albums as a sideman.
In 2008 and 2011 he was nominated Trombonist of the Year by the Jazz Journalist Association. Downbeat also included him on their renowned Critics Poll. On our label he recorded as a member of the International Trio of Joachim Badenhorst.