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Esbjörn Svensson Trio e.s.t.

Esbjörn Svensson Trio Plays Monk - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9010-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 90102 6
  • German Release: 01/11/2000
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Swedish Jazz
CD € 17,50



Thelonius Monk was one of the truly great piano geniuses on the international jazz scene.Esbjörn Svensson is one of the truly great piano talents on the Scandinavian jazz scene.In some way you knew that they had to meet sooner or later. At last spiritually. And musically. "Plays Monk" is the telling title of the CD from 1996 by Esbjörn Svensson Trio (EST), now released on ACT. Ten of the most beloved songs by Monk, from nocturnal, lovingly caressing "`Round Midnight" to the gay and sprightly "Rhythm-A-Ning", gets here a becomingly shining new colour.In EST, who previously has released some critically acclaimed albums – "From Gagarin´s Point Of View "(ACT 9005-2), "Winter In Venice" (ACT 9007-2) and lately "Good Morning Susie Soho" (ACT 9009-2) – we have Magnus Öström on drums,...

line up

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


Recording Information

Recorded by Åke Linton and Johan Ekelund at Swedish Radio, Studio 9, January 1996
Mixed by Johan Ekelund and Bernard Löhr
Produced by Johan Ekelund