Gypsy Swing Cats Resume

      The Gypsy Swing Cats is a group of three renown San Diego acoustic artists.

Guy Gonzales - a California Guitarist, has shared billing with numerous National Jazz recording artists such as Larry Coryell, Sonny Rollins and Pancho Sanchez. He has had the privilege of performing for both President Ford and President Clinton. Guy has performed from coast to coast in venues from New Jersey's Trump Taj Mahal to San Diego's Hotel Del Coronado. He has performed at various Jazz Festivals including the annual Laguna Beach Jazz and the Queen Mary Jazz festival in Long Beach.

Steve Nichols - perfectionist on the guitar, wielding sounds from musical sources as diverse as Rock, Classical, Jazz, Latin, Blues, and Country. Steve has been called upon to work as a studio musician for the recording industry in Los Angeles and throughout the western states. Some notable artists and bands that Steve has performed or shared the stage with include B.B. King, Charlie Daniels, Lou Rawls, Barney Kessel ,Billy Cobham, John Anderson, Patty Lovelace to mention just a few.

Rick Steffens - multi-tasking bassist, has performed at thousands of special events as both leader and sideman. Rick has lead and played with small intimate combos on up to full symphony orchestras. Besides appearing on many albums, he also has performed with many celebrities such as: Ernestine Anderson, Richie Cole, Bob Hope, Red Skelton, Danny Thomas, Joan Rivers, Smothers Brothers, Pete Barbotti, Lillas White, Mel Carter and Joe Piscopo.

Updated:  September 4, 2009

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