Today we remember Esbjörn Svensson. ‘He Was E’

This day (June 14, 2008), in Stockholm, Sweden, died Esbjörn Svensson, a jazz Swedish pianist and founder of the jazz group E.S.T.

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

EST – Viaticum (2006) . EST – Behind the Yashmak (2005) . EST – Seven Days Of Falling/Elevation of Love (2004) . EST – Dodge The Dodo (2003) . EST – Bemsha swing (2000) . EST – The Chapel (1999) .

TOP 10

Esbjörn Svensson Top 10 :

From Gagarin’s Point Of View . Dodge The Dodo . Seven Days of Falling . Elevation of Love . Viaticum . Ballad for the Unborn . Evening in Atlantis . Strange Place for Snow . In My Garage . Behind the Yashmak .

MORE VIDEOS

[2006] the Esbjorn Svensson Trio – that is Esbjorn Svensson (p), Dan Berglund (b) and Magnus Ostrom (d) – performs at Timisoara Jazz Festival in Romania >> 98 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2003] Pat Metheny gathers a few friends – that is Nils Landgren, Lars Danielsson, Wolfgang Haffner, Esbjörn Svensson and Michael Brecker – at Jazz Baltica in Salzau, Germany >> 14 MINUTES >>

[2003] the E.S.T. Esbjorn Svensson Trio – that is Esbjörn Svensson (p), Magnus Öström (d) and Dan Berglund (b) – will be on stage at Wackerhalle, Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen in Germany >> 73 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (June 14, 2008), in Stockholm, Sweden, died Esbjörn Svensson, a jazz Swedish pianist and founder of the jazz group E.S.T.

Esbjörn Svensson :

@allmusic : Pianist and composer Svensson looms among the most influential and innovative figures in contemporary jazz, drawing on inspirations spanning from Baroque to techno to create a body of work that earned both commercial and critical approval

@last.fm : In 1995 and 1996 Svensson was awarded Swedish Jazz Musician of the Year and 1998 Songwriter of the Year, and the 1997 release “Winter in Venice” – consisting mainly of original material – was awarded the Swedish Grammy.

@Discogs :

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