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Carla Bley/Steve Swallow: Are We There Yet?

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The evidence indicates that Steve Swallow is a travelin’ man: this release was recorded on the road in the course of a month’s tour of Europe. To call him a journeyman bassist would fall far short of his due: His is an irrepressible musical personality that suffuses any piece he touches. He has cultivated a unique sound, finding character in the bass guitar that few players can even imagine.

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