Steve Swallow

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Birthday
4, 1940
Birthplace
New Jersey
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
4, 1940 (age 79)
Birthplace
New Jersey

About

Double bassist and bass guitarist, one of the first acoustic players to switch entirely to electric.

Before Fame

He took up bass at the age of fourteen and attended Yale briefly before moving to New York City.

Trivia

He taught at Berklee College of Music in the late 1970s.

Family Life

He and Carla Bley have been romantically involved as well as musical collaborators for many years.

Associated With

His compositions have received many covers and treatments, including by Chick Corea.