180g Double-Vinyl-LP, remastered & incl. mp3-Downloadecode.
“Can’t stand jazz? e.s.t. could be the band to change your mind“ (The Guardian, Jan. 2005)
“…a mastery and empathetic synergy which goes beyond intelligent, sensitive musical response. [...] An infinite river of creativity” (Mojo, Feb. 2005)
The Esbjörn Svensson Trio has now been in existence for a good ten years and in the past three has been at the centre of international attention. But even so, the pianist can’t quite absorb the level of excitement about him and his trio. The talk is of "wonderfully exciting sound masterpieces", of the "art of effective simplicity", of "hypnotic hymns" and of "jazz, which gives enough air to breathe, while on the other hand taking one’s breath away." Esbjörn Svensson is slightly amused whenever he reads the adulatory critical praise after every new release: "We have been making music together for such a long time. And we are just playing what seems most natural for us." Now we are waiting to see if the euphoria about the release of the new CD Viaticum will, despite the eye-dro...line up
Recorded and Mixed by Janne Hansson at Atlantis Studios, Stockholm between August 30 and October 11, 2004
Mastered by Claes Persson at CRP Recording
Produced by e.s.t