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Esbjörn Svensson Trio e.s.t.

e.s.t. Live In Hamburg - CD | 2 CD Set

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 6002-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 60022 6
  • German Release: 23/11/2007
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Swedish Jazz

The “Jazz album of the decade 2000 – 2010” (London Times)

The Times: “In a decade when Scandinavia staked a claim as the home of progressive jazz, no one had more success than this piano trio. The tragic death of Esbjörn Svensson halted their march to global success.”

CD € 20,00



“I have been listening to jazz concerts for more than 50 years, and I consider myself lucky to have witnessed almost all the great piano legends: Count Basie, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, Erroll Garner, Earl Hines, John Lewis, Thelonious Monk, Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell, George Shearing and Horace Silver. Sadly, I have missed Art Tatum and Fats Waller, but have made up for it by listening to all the contemporary greats like Joe Zawinul, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett and Brad Mehldau. Yet the single pianist I have heard live most often is Esbjörn Svensson. I first witnessed him live with Nils Landgren in 1996, and since 1997 – when e.s.t. became part of the ACT family – I have heard him perform time after time with e.s.t. It must have been at more than easily 50 concerts. It is always fascinating to observe e.s.t. giving...

line up

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


Recording Information

Recorded live by NDR at Laeiszhalle, Hamburg on November 22, 2006
Mixed by Åke Linton, Bohus Sound Recording Studios, August 31 - September 06, 2007
Mastered by Dragan Tanaskovic, Bohus Mastering, September 10 and 13, 2007
Produced by Spamboolimbo Productions AB in co-operation with NDR Hamburg