Sigi Schwab

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Sigi Schwab live at the Tollwood Festival

Sig(g)i Schwab, real name Siegfried, (* August 5. 1940) in Ludwigshafen, is a German guitar player and teacher, having performed on more than 15,000 recordings for film, television, and as an accompanist to various artists.[1] He plays in a wide variety of styles, including baroque and jazz.[2][3] Schwab played in German groups like Et Cetera (German band), Embryo, and with Ramesh Shotham. In 1980 Schwab played with Chris Hinze at the 5th North Sea Jazz Festival.

Bands[edit]

  • Et Cetera with Wolfgang Dauner (p), Eberhard Weber (b), Fred Braceful, Roland Wittig (dr)
  • Embryo with Christian Burchard (dr-perc), Mal Waldron (p), Dave King (b)
  • Diabelli Trio with Willy Freivogel (fl), Enrique Santiago (vla)
  • Guitarissimo with Peter Horton (g)
  • Percussion Academia with Freddie Santiago and Guillermo Marchena (dr-perc)
  • Percussion Project with Ramesh Shotham and Andreas Keller (dr-perc)
  • Mandala duo with Ramesh Shotham

Discography[edit]

  • Fabulous Guitar (Philips, 1967)
  • Remember Django Reinhardt (Metronome, 1968)
  • Sound Music Album 8 (Golden Ring, 1975)
  • Frei Wie Ein Vogel im Wind (Abakus, 1976)
  • Sound Music Album 14 (Golden Ring, 1977)
  • Sound Service 1 (Abakus, 1978)
  • Guitarissimo with Peter Horton (Nature, 1978)
  • Wide and Blue with Chris Hinze (Musicians, 1978)
  • Capriccios, Divertimenti, Miniaturen (Melosmusik, 1978)
  • Guitar Special 12 Landler (Melosmusik, 1978)
  • Meditation (Melosmusik, 1979)
  • Siegfried Schwab's Little Flowers (Hor Zu/EMI, 1979)
  • Sound Music Album 22 (Golden Ring, 1979)
  • Guitarissimo/Confianca with Peter Horton (Nature, 1980)
  • It's Ragtime (Jupiter, 1980)
  • Plays Paul Simon (Global, 1980)
  • Guitaristics (Melosmusik, 1981)
  • Hofkonzert (Metronome, 1982)
  • Musique de Cour en Allemagne (Ades, 1982)
  • Total Musik (Keytone, 1982)
  • Solo's, Duo's and Trio's (Keytone, 1982)
  • Backstage with Chris Hinze (Keytone, 1983)
  • Meditation Vol. 2 (Melosmusik, 1986)
  • Anna (Teldec, 1987)
  • Sound Music Album 56 Gitarre (Golden Ring, 1988)
  • Amazonas (Melosmusik, 1992)
  • Clara (EastWest, 1993)
  • Guitarissimo XL with Peter Horton (Solo Musica, 2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guitarissimo: Sigi Schwab". Bayerischer Rundfunk. 2005-02-10. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-05-02.
  2. ^ "Meditative Gitarrenströme: Sigi Schwabs Indian Untermalung of a Hessian reading in Oppenheim". Allgemeine Zeitung. 2004-07-24. Retrieved 2007-05-21.
  3. ^ "Jazz ist nicht gleich Jazz". Oberberg Aktuell. 2001-05-24. Retrieved 2007-05-21.