CDs


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

Nelda’s original music recorded by her trio with Chris Symer (bass) and Byron Vannoy (drums) plus Seattle Symphony musicians Rachel Swerdlow (viola) and Walter Gray (cello).

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“Gorgeous…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

Nelda’s trio with bassist Chris Symer and drummer Byron Vannoy has worked steadily since 2006, including performances in Seattle’s Earshot Jazz Festivals 2010 and 2011. 

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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)