Esbjörn Svensson Trio e.s.t.

Retrospective - The Very Best Of e.s.t. - 2 Vinyl LP

  • Format: Vinyl (also available as CD )
  • Cat No.: ACTLP 9021-1
  • Barcode: 614427902115
  • German Release: 25/09/2009
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Swedish Jazz

Retrospective - The Very Best Of e.s.t. is a retrospect of the unique achievement of e.s.t. and a tribute to the Mastermind Esbjörn Svensson.

No longer available – out of print

How to sum up the legacy of e.s.t. in words? As a jazz band, they created some of the most popular, enduring, forward-thinking and simply enjoyable music the genre has seen for many years. Over the course of a dozen albums released through ACT, both studio and live sessions, Esbjorn Svensson, Dan Berglund and Magnus Öström captured the hearts and minds of jazz fans with their innovative and imaginative approach to the classic piano trio setting. The first ever European band to feature on the front cover of US jazz bible Downbeat, they were undoubtedly one of the most popular groups to have come out of the genre.And yet they were so much more than just a ‘jazz’ band – their music confounded the expectations of audiences who thought they knew what jazz sounded like, blew away preconceptions about where the boundaries between genres lie,...

line up

Esbjörn Svensson - piano
Dan Berglund - bass
Magnus Öström - drums

Recording Information

Music composed, performed and produced by e.s.t.

Compiled by Dan Berglund, Magnus Öström and Burkhard Hopper

Mastering by Dragan Tanaskovic at Bohus Sound Recording, May 11, 2009

Cover design by Gabor Palotai Design