Brian Swartz

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Brian Swartz is a trumpeter, vocalist, composer, arranger and teacher based in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Trumpeter Brian Swartz is a diverse musician with a wide range of influences. He has appeared on multiple Grammy nominated and winning recordings with artists including The Dixie Chicks ("Taking the Long Way" which won 5 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year in February 2007), John Beasley's Monk'estra (which garnered 4 Grammy Nominations in 2 years), The Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Scott Healy's Tentet and Kim Richmond's Concert Jazz Orchestra. He has also performed or recorded with Michael Bublé, Saint Motel, Patti Labelle, Natalie Cole, Dianne Reeves, Ivan Lins, Tom Harrell, Brad Mehldau, Rickie Lee Jones, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Azar Lawrence, Joe Henry, Keb' Mo', The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Gerry Gibbs, Connie Han, Taylor Eigsti, Raya Yarbrough, The O’Jays, Bob Florence, The Luckman Jazz Orchestra, Francisco Aguabella, Jose Rizo’s Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars and many more. Since 2005, Swartz has proudly held the trumpet chair in Oingo Boingo Former Members. He is also a founding member of the Los Angeles Jazz Collective, a non-profit organization whose mission is the promotion of original jazz in Los Angeles and abroad.

Brian Swartz has recorded four jazz CD’s as a leader: "There’s Only Me" (Noir Records 2000), "Live at the Jazz Bakery" (Summit Records 2005), "Three" (Summit Records 2006) and "Portraiture" (Summit Records 2014). As an arranger, he has had commissions from the Ron Jones Influence Orchestra and Moorpark College, and has served as staff arranger for The Luckman Jazz Orchestra, John Beasley’s Monk’estra, Oingo Boingo Former Members and the ABC TV show, "Duets".
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Vocals

2022963 Brian Swartz - To Be With You album art The Brian Swartz Quartet The Brian Swartz Quartet - To Be With You (Album) Not On Label (Brian Swartz Self-released) 2022963 USA, Canada & Europe 2020 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

MR 190-2 Brian Swartz - Fuse album art Joe Henry Want Too Much Joe Henry - Fuse (Album) Mammoth Records, Edel MR 190-2 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
7243 8 49718 2 3 Brian Swartz - Teddy Thompson album art Teddy Thompson Teddy Thompson - Teddy Thompson (Album) Virgin 7243 8 49718 2 3 US 2000 Sell This Version
9362-48683-2 Brian Swartz - Come Fly With Me album art Michael Bublé Michael Bublé - Come Fly With Me (Album) Reprise Records, 143 Records 9362-48683-2 UK & Europe 2004 Sell This Version
ARTCD-825 Brian Swartz - Painted On album art The Fabulous Thunderbirds The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Painted On (Album) Tone-Cool Records, Artemis Records ARTCD-825 US 2005 Sell This Version
602498813652 Brian Swartz - Classic Moments album art Patti Labelle Land Of The Living and 1 more… Patti Labelle - Classic Moments (Album) Def Soul Classics 602498813652 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
DCD 421 Brian Swartz - Live At The Jazz Bakery album art The Brian Swartz Quartet Featuring Bob Florence The Brian Swartz Quartet Featuring Bob Florence - Live At The Jazz Bakery(CD, Album) Summit Records (3) DCD 421 US 2005 Sell This Version
0209701092 Brian Swartz - The Gospel According To Patti Labelle album art Patti Labelle Did You Pray Today Patti Labelle - The Gospel According To Patti Labelle (Album) Bungalo Records, Umbrella Recordings 0209701092 US 2006 Sell This Version
VICJ-61352 Brian Swartz - Lucky To Be Me album art Taylor Eigsti Taylor Eigsti - Lucky To Be Me (Album) Concord Jazz VICJ-61352 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
none Brian Swartz - Taking The Long Way album art Dixie Chicks I Like It and 1 more… Dixie Chicks - Taking The Long Way (Album) Open Wide, Columbia none Europe 2006 Sell This Version
CD-83658 Brian Swartz - Raya Yarbrough album art Raya Yarbrough Raya Yarbrough - Raya Yarbrough(CD, Album) Telarc CD-83658 US 2007 Sell This Version
none Brian Swartz - Los Angeles Jazz Collective Sampler Vol. 1 album art Various Down With Downs Various - Los Angeles Jazz Collective Sampler Vol. 1(CD, Comp, Smplr) Los Angeles Jazz Collective none US 2008 Sell This Version
79925-1, B0051156 Brian Swartz - How Big Can You Get?  The Music Of Cab Calloway album art Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - How Big Can You Get? The Music Of Cab Calloway(LP, Album) Big Bad Records (2), Vanguard, Vanguard 79925-1, B0051156 US 2009 Sell This Version
UCCO-1091 Brian Swartz - Balm In Gilead album art Rickie Lee Jones Old Enough and 1 more… Rickie Lee Jones - Balm In Gilead (Album) Fantasy UCCO-1091 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
29156-2 Brian Swartz - Eban Schletter Presents Michael Avallone's Tales of the Frightened album art Eban Schletter Eban Schletter - Eban Schletter Presents Michael Avallone's Tales of the Frightened(CD) Oglio Records 29156-2 US 2009 Sell This Version
88697654332 Brian Swartz - Le Premier Clair De L'Aube album art Tété Tété - Le Premier Clair De L'Aube (Album) Sony Music 88697654332 France 2010 Sell This Version
wcs 047 Brian Swartz - Play The Music Of Miles Davis 1967-1975 album art Gerry Gibbs And The Electric Thrasher Orchestra Gerry Gibbs And The Electric Thrasher Orchestra - Play The Music Of Miles Davis 1967-1975(2xCD, Album) Whaling City Sound wcs 047 US 2010 Sell This Version
MAA 1045 Brian Swartz - Artistry (A Tribute To Stan Kenton) album art Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra - Artistry (A Tribute To Stan Kenton)(CD) Mama Records (2) MAA 1045 US 2013 Sell This Version
0602547052087 Brian Swartz - Sister Cristina album art Sister Cristina Price Tag Sister Cristina - Sister Cristina(CD, Album) Universal Music Group International 0602547052087 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
MAC1113 Brian Swartz - John Beasley presents MONK'estra vol. 1 album art John Beasley Skippy and 1 more… John Beasley - John Beasley presents MONK'estra vol. 1(CD, Album) Mack Avenue Records MAC1113 US 2016 Sell This Version
MAC1125 Brian Swartz - John Beasley presents MONK'estra vol. 2 album art John Beasley John Beasley - John Beasley presents MONK'estra vol. 2(CD, Album) Mack Avenue Records MAC1125 US 2017 Sell This Version
2022963 Brian Swartz - To Be With You album art The Brian Swartz Quartet The Brian Swartz Quartet - To Be With You (Album) Not On Label (Brian Swartz Self-released) 2022963 USA, Canada & Europe 2020 Sell This Version
none Brian Swartz - Let Them All Talk (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Thomas Newman Thomas Newman - Let Them All Talk (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(13xFile, MP3, Album, 320) WaterTower Music none 2020
LR LP-002 Brian Swartz - Nice Girls Don't Stay For Breakfast album art Robert Mitchum Robert Mitchum - Nice Girls Don't Stay For Breakfast(LP, Album) La Rabbia LR LP-002 France 2020 Sell This Version
none Brian Swartz - No Relation album art Jane Getz Jane Getz - No Relation(10xFile, FLAC, Album, RE) Clarion Jazz none US Unknown