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.


  • 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


  • The Fabulous Guitar (1967)
  • Et Cetera (1970)
  • Father, Son and Holy Ghosts (1972)
  • Continental Experience with George Shearing (1975)
  • Bali-Agung (1975) with Eberhard Schoener
  • Meditations (1979)
  • Live at the Northsea Jazz Festival (1980) with Chris Hinze
  • Wiener Serenade with Diabelli Trio (1981)
  • Guitaristics (1981)
  • Guitarissimo - Confiança (1982)
  • Rondo A Tre (1983) with Percussion Academia
  • Silversand (1985) with Percussion Academia
  • Meditations 2 (1986)
  • Mandala (1995)
  • Session 2000 (2000)
  • On Stage (2009)


  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.