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Esbjorn Svensson

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: April 16, 1964 | Died: June 14, 2008    

Esbjorn Svensson

e.s.t. is a phenomenon: A jazz trio, which sees itself as a pop band that plays jazz, which broke with the tradition of leader and sidemen in favor of equality within its members, which not only plays jazz- venues but also venues usually reserved for rock bands, which uses light effects and fog-machines in their live shows, which gets a whole audience to sing-a-long with jazz-standards as eg. Thelonious Monk's “Bemsha Swing”, is a trio that goes beyond the scope of the usual classic jazz trio. Their music can be found in the pop-charts and their videos are playing on MTV Scandinavia. With their unique soundscape, combining jazz with drum 'n' bass, electronic elements, funk rhythm, and pop and rock as well as European Classical music, e.s.t. won an audience spanning from the classic jazz-fans to the youngest HipHop fans. Critics and audiences world-wide agree: e.s.t. is definitely one of the most innovative jazz bands of today....
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  • 301

    ACT Music
    2012
  • Retrospective: The Very Best of e.s.t.

    ACT Music
    2009
  • e.s.t.: Leucocyte

    ACT Music
    2008
  • Esbjorn Svensson Trio: Leucocyte

    ACT Music
    2008
  • Live in Hamburg

    ACT Music
    2007
  • Tuesday Wonderland

    ACT Music
    2007
  • Viaticum

    ACT Music
    2006
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