CDs


NELDA SWIGGETT STRINGTET | BLUE-EYED PAINTED LADY
2014 OA2 Records

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Nelda Swiggett – piano, vocal, compositions
Chris Symer – bass
Byron Vannoy – drums
Rachel Swerdlow – viola
Walter Gray – cello

“Gorgeous…a set of tunes with a warm electricity and a fluidity of motion that just carries the listener along….beautiful melodies…very beautiful recording. Highly Recommended.”
– Wondering Sound Reviews

“Delightfully left of center…”
Midwest Record

“Swiggett has a unique touch…intensely appealing pianism…a voice with a depth similar to that of Abbey Lincoln…”
– All About Jazz

 


NELDA SWIGGETT TRIO | THIS TIME
2010 OA2 Records

This Time coverNelda Swiggett – piano, vocal, compositions
Chris Symer – bass
Byron Vannoy – drums

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“…a stunning project…held together by the highly original mind of Ms. Swiggett.”
– JazzTimes

“…the sound is all Swiggett’s: refined and confident, open and inviting.”
– All About Jazz

“Best Northwest Jazz CDs of 2010”
 – Jim Wilke, Jazz After Hours, NPR


NELDA SWIGGETT QUARTET | HANDS ON
1999 Moving Room Productions

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“Best Northwest Jazz CDs of 1999”
   – Jim Wilke, Jazz After Hours, NPR

Nelda Swiggett – piano, vocals
Brian Kent – saxes
Chuck Bergeron – basses
Steve Hill – drumset
Special Guests – Jeff Busch, percussion; Jim Sisko, trumpet

ROOM TO MOVE | NO TIME FOR DAYDREAMS
1993 Moving Room Productions

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“Inspired arranging . . . infectious
rhythms . . .”
    – Earshot Jazz Magazine

Nelda Swiggett – piano, vocals (1,4);
Brad Smith – trumpet
Dean Mochizuki – saxes
Clif Swiggett – trombone
Rick Leppanen – electric bass
Chris Monroe – drumset
Special Guest – Tamara Wimer, vocals (1,7)