Earl Bowman Swope (August 4, 1923, Hagerstown, Maryland - January 2, 1968, Washington, D.C.) was an American jazz trombonist. He was the brother of Rob Swope.
Swope played with Sonny Dunham in 1942, then with Boyd Raeburn (1943-44), Georgie Auld (1945), and Buddy Rich (1945-47). From 1947 to 1949 he worked with Woody Herman and also recorded in small groups with Stan Getz and Serge Chaloff. In 1950-51 he was with Elliot Lawrence, then worked freelance in New York City and Washington, D.C. Later in the 1950s he returned to big band work, playing with Jimmy Dorsey (1957) and Louie Bellson (1959). In the 1960s he played locally in Washington, D.C.
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