Siggi Schwarz

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COUNTRY: Germany

STYLE: Melodic Rock / Classic Rock

PROFILE: South German guitarist SIGGI SCHWARZ is among the most respected rock guitarists in Europe. Born in 1958, he played guitar in various bands and now works as producer / songwriter / arranger and has his own band under his moniker, continuously touring and recording.
Now Swartz is releasing “New Love Songs”, including 14 tracks of original material.

Siggi is mostly known for his 2007 album recorded with Michael Schenker and his last year’s own tribute to Gary Moore. Some well known names have played in his past records such as Steve Lukather, Neil Murray or Chris Thompson to name a few.
However, Siggi is relatively unknown for major audiences, even more outside Europe.
On “New Love Songs”, Swartz, unlike on most of his previous albums where the guitar solos were the focus, has put special emphasis on the vocals and the song-format.

As a guitarist and producer he has worked with music greats such as the guitar legend Michael Schenker, ex Manfred Mann’s Earth Band’s Chris Thompson, Chris Norman, Mungo Jerry, Toto’s Steve Lukather and Simon Phillips, Frank Diez (Peter Maffay), Geoff Whitehorn (Procol Harum, Roger Chapman ), Laurie Wisefield (Tina Turner, ex-Wishbone Ash), Alex Conti (Lake, ex Atlantis), drum legend Pete York, Raoul Walton (Westlife), Leslie West & Mountain, Hellmut Hattler, David Haynes (Prince, Chakka Kahn), ex Climax Blues Band guitarist Pete Haycock and many others worked in the studio and on stage.

Siggi Schwarz was founded in 1989, the band performing in various ensembles and play in the early 2000 again known high-profile guests. So were on tours of the former Earth Band vocalist Chris Thompson and the guitar legend Michael Schenker, one of the party, which were also released two live CDs. His, since 2004, Romi Schickle in Studio 2 at New Ulm produced “Siggi Schwarz & Legends” CD’s to assist those many legends of rock music, find worldwide appeal.

In 2008 he produced the Michael Schenker’s “In the Midst of Beauty” for which he hired the rock legends Simon Phillips (Toto), Neil Murray (ex Whitesnake), Don Airey (Deep Purple), Gary Barden. Worldwide chart placements followed.

In May 2009, produced by Siggi Schwarz “Good Times” CD was released with a circulation of over 50 000 copies, reached the charts status (player: Chris Thompson, Pete York, G. Whitehorn).

Siggi Schwarz was used as an opener for a variety of concerts including Santana, The Who, ZZ Top, John Mayall, SCORPIONS, LUTHER ALLISON, MICHAEL LANDAU, ROBBEN FORD, STEVE LUKATHER … booked.

Siggi Schwarz wrote, produced and played along with the music of Wolfgang Romi Schickle Fierek American road movie’s series “On the Road Again” which comes from December 2009 on German TV.

ALBUMS
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– Siggi Schwarz & The Electricguitar Legends [2004]
– Woodstock [2005]
– Siggi Schwarz & The Rock Legends (Live) [2006]
– Live Together [2007]
– Soul Classics [2007]
– Siggi Schwarz & friends “Still got the Blues” A Tribute to Gary Moore [2011]
– New Love Songs [2012]

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